Soultown Festival 2019

Sundown on Soultown, September 7th, 2019 I had taken some perimeter photos of the 2018 Soultown concert in my local Beckenham Park ie Croydon Road Rec. Recently, I was delighted to learn the news that Heritage England had given Bowie’s … read more

Beckenham Soultown Festival

The Beckenham Soultown Festival (BSF) Concert in Croydon Road Rec took place from noon to midnight on 22.9.18. I did not attend as a paying customer, but on the morning of the event I went into the Rec and and … read more

Beckenham Remembrance Day Service

Beckenham War Memorial On Sunday, I attended the Beckenham Remembrance Day Service. There were far more people present than I have seen for any event in Beckenham: this includes the Remembrance Day Service for 2000 when I took photos for … read more

David Bowie Festival 2019

Maybe I should announce it? Should I?…” Bowie’s Beckenham Oddity is an annual fundraiser, supported by David Bowie when he provided signed items for auction at the event. This year the Bowie Archive has donated another item signed by him, more … read more

David Bowie Festival 2018

BOWIE’S BECKENHAM ODDITY is an annual fundraiser, supported by David Bowie when he provided signed items for auction at the event. Money raised goes to the Bandstand Restoration & Plaque Fund. More below…   BOWIE’S BECKENHAM ODDITY/BANDSTAND DAY 2018 Saturday, … read more

David Bowie Festival 2017

BOWIE’S BECKENHAM ODDITY is an annual fundraiser, supported by David Bowie when he provided signed items for auction at the event. This year the Bowie Archive has donated another item signed by him, more details of which will follow before … read more

David Bowie Festival 2016

Info from https://www.facebook.com/bowies.beckenham.oddity/ BECKENHAM FUNDRAISER TICKETS ON SALE NOW “And away they soared…” Bowie’s Beckenham Oddity is an annual fundraiser which David Bowie supported by providing signed items for auction at the event. This year the Bowie Archive has donated … read more

David Bowie Concert 2016

Last Saturday, 13th August 2016, a thousand Bowie fans arrived in Croydon Road Recreation Ground in Beckenham from all over the World.  (Photo by Cliff Watkins) They were in the park to enjoy the third concert to raise funds to restore the … read more

David Bowie Festival 2013

MEMORY OF A FREE FESTIVAL “…The Sun machine is Coming Down, and we’re Gonna Have a Party…”  CELEBRATING DAVID BOWIE AND THE BECKENHAM ARTS LAB. Sunday afternoon in the park in the residential south London town of Beckenham may not … read more

A Bowie Bust for Beckenham

A Bowie Bust for Beckenham Italian architect and sculptor, Maria Primolan, is donating her latest sculpture, a life size bust of David Bowie, to Beckenham to help raise awareness and funds for the restoration of the bandstand in Croydon Road … read more