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Welcome to David Bowie’s Brixton - A Virtual Musical Walking Tour. Offering a 2-hour guided virtual tour of Bowie’s vibrant hometown of Brixton. Join us for an all-encompassing journey from birth to death of one of London’s biggest icons. The tour will feature classic David Bowie songs performed on route and stories and anecdotes from his life.
This tour is a live, virtual music tour centred around the life and music of the legendary David Bowie.
If you looking for a unique, interactive live tour experience you can watch in the comfort of your own home from anywhere in the world then look no further!
Experience the colourful and diverse cultural heritage of David Bowie’s vibrant hometown of Brixton.
• Witness the iconic London venue where Bowie played a homecoming show in 1991 and hear the story of how the Brixton Academy came to be a hotspot for many of the worlds most influential and ground breaking artists.
• Virtually stand outside the house where a young David Robert Jones was born and learn of the fascinating and often tragic family history that inspired some of his greatest songs.
• Visit David Bowie’s very first primary school and learn of his often rebellious nature from a very early age and a nonconformist outlook that shaped the artist we know and love today.
• See some of Brixton’s wonderful street art including numerous David Bowie paintings scattered throughout Brixton, big and small – can you find them?
• Visit the virtual square and cinema where 1000’s of people paid tribute to a legend shortly after his tragic death on the 11th of January 2016 and relive the moment as your host performs Bowie’s classic 1972 hit, ‘Starman’.
• Learn the history of Jimmy C’s famous David Bowie Mural and the story behind Brian Duffy’s iconic ‘Aladdin sane’ photography that the image is based on.
Sing along with Nick Stephenson to David Bowie’s classic songs, performed live during the virtual experience.
Please feel free to ask the host any questions on the way round, have conversations with other Bowie fans and sing along with everyone!
Here are just a handful of the songs included on this tour: