Bowie Bandstand

bandstand in Beckenham, London Borough of Bromley, UK

Geographical coordinates: 51.40354 -0.03463


English Bowie Bandstand

The Bowie Bandstand is a listed building in Croydon Road Recreation Ground, a public park in Beckenham in the London Borough of Bromley.

The bandstand was erected in 1905, designed by the McCallum and Hope Iron Foundry, Glasgow. It is believed to be the only surviving McCallum and Hope bandstand in the UK.On 16 August 1969, David Bowie helped organise, compere and perform at a free festival based at the bandstand. The one-day festival has taken place annually since then, and is now known as Bowie's Beckenham Oddity.

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