David Bowie Tour | Brixton | London

David Bowie's Brixton: A Musical Walking Tour & Exclusive Live Performance

London’s Original David Bowie Musical Walking Tour

Welcome to David Bowie's Brixton Tour - A Diamond Dogs 50th Anniversary Special

Join professional musician and experienced London tour guide Nick Stephenson for an exclusive event that offers a 3-hour guided tour of David Bowie’s vibrant hometown of Brixton and a one-off, solo acoustic performance of David Bowie's classic 1974 album Diamond Dogs to celebrate the records 50th anniversary.

The Tour

We'd like to welcome you to an all-encompassing journey from birth to death of one of London’s biggest icons. The tour features classic David Bowie songs performed on route (including Space Oditty, Starman, Ashes to Ashes and many more!) and highlights facinating stories and anecdotes from his life.

Experience the colourful and diverse cultural heritage of David Bowie’s birthtown 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.

• 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 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.

• Become part of the show by singing along to David Bowie’s classic songs, performed acoustically on route by your host Nick Stephenson!

Songs performed on this tour include Space Oditty, Starman, Rebel Rebel, Let's Dance and many more!

Ticket Types

Standard Ticket
This ticket entitles the tour goer to general admision of David Bowie's Brixton - The Original Musical Walking Tour on the 26th of May 2024.

Premium Ticket
This ticket entitles the tour goer to general admision of David Bowie's Brixton - The Original Musical Walking Tour on the 26th of May 2024 PLUS a free drink and entry to an excusive one-off performance of David Bowie's classic 1974 album Diamond Dogs, being performed in it's entirety at Brixton Blend cafe by Bowie Tour London's Nick Stephenson. People who purchase this ticket will also receive a FREE CD of Nick's limited edition, acoustic recording of the classic David Bowie album to mark the 50th anniversary of the records release!

Tours run regularly on Sundays from 12:00pm - 3:00pm. Please check the dates listed on Eventbrite. They will commence outside Brixton Tube Station at the time detailed on your ticket or at the time of booking.

Your tour guide will be by the tourist information map near Brixton Tube Station holding a guitar! We recommend you arrive at least 10 minutes early.

PLEASE NOTE: It is advised you book your tour at least a week in advance. Tours will now only run with a minimum of 10 people. You will be given 72 hrs notice if ticket sales are low for the tour you have booked onto. If sales increase to 10 people or over, the tour will go ahead and you will be notified accordingly. Full refunds will be given at 24 hrs notice if no further tickets are sold for your tour.

REFUND POLICY: We are not able to offer refunds if you miss the tour. We will, however, do our best to offer you the chance to join another tour at a different time or date, but be aware that this is done at our discretion. It is your responsibility to arrive at the tour meeting point at the time and date selected at the time of booking.

Here are just a handful of the songs included on this tour:

Space Oddity
Suffragette City
Ashes to Ashes
Rebel Rebel
And many more!! 

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