Brixton’s David Bowie shrine – photos of tributes left during December 2016

Brixton’s David Bowie shrine - photos of tributes left during December 2016

It’s almost a year since David Bowie’s untimely death, and Brixton is preparing to mark the first anniversary of his passing with a series of gigs and events this weekend. Please note that the Brixton Buzz event on Friday has now completely sold out.

Brixton’s David Bowie shrine - photos of tributes left during December 2016

Created by Australian street artist James Cochran in 2013, the Bowie mural opposite Brixton tube station continues to provide a focus for fans wanting to pay tribute to the Brixton-born musician and superstar.

Brixton’s David Bowie shrine - photos of tributes left during December 2016

Throughout the year, fans from across the world have continued to make the journey to Brixton to leave personal messages, flowers and items in tribute to the legendary artist.

Brixton Buzz has been faithfully recording the changing messages, artwork and flowers over the last 12 months.

Brixton’s David Bowie shrine - photos of tributes left during December 2016

Brixton’s David Bowie shrine - photos of tributes left during December 2016

It’s been disappointing to see that fans have now started scrawling all over the artwork, prompting fears that the mural may be soon be damaged beyond repair.

Brixton’s David Bowie shrine - photos of tributes left during December 2016

The mural is located on the side of Morleys department store, and they have asked that people do not write on the adjacent stonework. Here you can see a worker painting over messages.

Brixton’s David Bowie shrine - photos of tributes left during December 2016

Brixton’s David Bowie shrine - photos of tributes left during December 2016

Brixton’s David Bowie shrine - photos of tributes left during December 2016

Brixton’s David Bowie shrine - photos of tributes left during December 2016

Brixton’s David Bowie shrine - photos of tributes left during December 2016

Brixton’s David Bowie shrine - photos of tributes left during December 2016

Brixton’s David Bowie shrine - photos of tributes left during December 2016

Brixton’s David Bowie shrine - photos of tributes left during December 2016

Brixton’s David Bowie shrine - photos of tributes left during December 2016

Brixton’s David Bowie shrine - photos of tributes left during December 2016

Brixton’s David Bowie shrine - photos of tributes left during December 2016

Brixton’s David Bowie shrine - photos of tributes left during December 2016

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Mural location:

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The Bowie mural can be found directly opposite Brixton tube station, just off the main road.

See the location on Google Maps.