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

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

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 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

Bowie at the V & A 2013

  Between 23 March to 11 August 2013. The Victoria & Albert Museum staged the first international retrospective of the extraordinary career of David Bowie. David Bowie was featured in  more than 300 objects that include handwritten lyrics, original costumes, … read more

David Bowie Plaque

  Foxgrove Road was David’s first home in Beckenham in 1969 before he moved later that year to Haddon Hall, an Edwardian mansion in Southend Road, where he lived until 1973.  With friends from Foxgrove Road, David founded a Folk … read more

David Bowie

David Bowie – Memory of a Free Festival 2014 Following the success of the concert on 15th September last year (see here) planning is well advanced for a similar Free Festival to take place on Saturday 16th August 2014, exactly 45 years to … read more

Bowie Festival 2013 Picture Gallery

BHG Events Memories of a Free Festival 2013 photos The following were taken by Cliff Watkins  who organised the previous Beckenham tribute to Bowie in October  2002  when a Plaque was fixed to the wall of the Three Tuns Pub … read more