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LATEST NEWS......last updated on 9th September 2017
 

"Memories are everything apparently, and I have only great ones of the fabulous Friars." David Bowie, February 28th 2014

The Thin White Book now available to purchase

At last it's here!

The Thin White Book - A History of David Bowie and Friars Aylesbury is now available here from the Friars Aylesbury online shop - link above in menu or click this link. goo.gl/D6LbGf

If you are in the Aylesbury area you can also purchase the book from Rocky & Kook or Aylesbury Music, both in Temple Street, Aylesbury or Deco Audio/Vicious Squirrel in Kempson Close, Aylesbury (Avoids P&P charges).

All proceeds from the book will go to the Aylesbury Bowie Statue fund. We still need to raise £65K to fully fund the project so every amount helps. The book is written by the legendary Kris Needs and also has contributions from Pete Frame, Robin Pike, Rick Pearce, Vivien Symons, Mike O'Connor and David Stopps. It contains some amazing Friars Aylesbury photographs by Michael Putland and Mick Rock as well as copies of the Bowie Friars newsheets, tickets, posters and contracts. Mick Rock’s famous fellatio shot with Bowie and Mick Ronson taken at Friars Aylesbury on 15 July 1972 is included.

For those of you who received copies of the book through the Kickstarter reward packages, here is Kris Needs signing the books (in the same room and on the same sofa that he designed the iconic Friars original news-sheets including the Bowie ones)

The Bowie Statue 'Earthly Messenger' will be unveiled under the arches in Aylesbury Market Square in March 2018

There is also a dedicated website which will be updated over the coming days and weeks

www.bowiestatueaylesbury.com

 

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