We were lucky
to have two very special guests for this sold out well in advance
event. First we had Mark Adams who has run Bowie's website for quite
some time and has supported the Friars website all the way along. We
were privileged to hear his views on Bowie's career and especially
on the Friars Bowie (golden) years.
We were also lucky
to have as a guest Les Payne, a local legend who trod the Friars
boards many times in the early days and we were able to hear his
version of 'Star' which Bowie offered him before he made his own,
effectively, cover version on the Ziggy Stardust album.
As you can see from
the top item below, Mark supported this venture on the official
Also shown below
are some of the slides used on the night