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Opposite the Tube.

The mural is directly opposite Brixton Tube Station so very easy to find. The Memorial is now... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
BishopX41
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London, United Kingdom
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Lovely tribute

It's smaller than the images show but it is lovely. Visited on a quiet Sunday morning and we were... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
Emma S
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The mural is directly opposite Brixton Tube Station so very easy to find. The Memorial is now covered with a large sheet of perspex to stop any more graffiti or messages being added to the wall. There is no queuing or entry fee. It’s just...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BishopX41
Reviewed August 12, 2018

It's smaller than the images show but it is lovely. Visited on a quiet Sunday morning and we were alone with the image. Stand back and look as it draws you in and remember the man who inspired it. Perspex now protects it but doesn't...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Emma S
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Modest small colourful mural behind Perspex which makes photos difficult. Located across the road from Brixton tube station. The house where he was born is a 5 minute walk away at 40 Stansfield Road. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed July 18, 2018

The David Bowie Memorial is a great work of art. I admire the artist and I came across the memorial due to the fact that Brixton is my home - but not sure if I'd gone all the way to view it if it hadn't...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Georg_and_Atsuko
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

We were there on a Sunday afternoon. Now it has been 2 1/2 years since he was gone. The place was very quiet, only one other couple sitting on the bench quietly. A few tourists walked by, took a few shots and left. The town...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nancy H
Reviewed July 10, 2018

This is a small mural, and now covered with plexiglass. I wouldn't think it would be worth a trek out to Brixton if you are far, but if you are at the market, drop by - its worth a look even if not worth a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Mike R
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

Went to Aylesbury to find the David Bowie statue. Lovely memorial. On the hour a track from his many songs play. So touching to stand and listen with everyone just quietly enjoying his music.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Christine B
Reviewed May 9, 2018

An easy walk from either station, the mural is now behind a perspex sheet. This protects it but makes photography a nightmare! For me, it works even better than first intended (?) because Bowie fans have written tributes on the work. Somehow, it needs a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank crazymaddancer
Reviewed March 25, 2018

My wife is a lifelong Bowie fan so we had to make a visit to the memorial on one of our trips to Brixton to see her son who lives locally. It was a rainy day so we did not stay long - and there...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank One_of_the_BOFs
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

It was the only reason I went to Brixton. It’s a gorgeous mural by Australian artist Jimmy C. I absolutely adore it. I was delighted to see that it’s been protected now to save it from vandals and more people writing on it. Brixton is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank rachelimogen
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