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A mock up for the text of the David Bowie Memorial Plaque to be installed at Hauptsrasse 155 in Berlin Schöneberg in August 2016

David Bowie Memorial Plaque at Hauptstraße 155

David Bowie, a much beloved adopted son of Berlin, is soon to be honoured by a memorial plaque on the wall of his former home at Hauptstraße 155 in Schöneberg.  On Wednesday evening, Berlin’s State Secretary for Culture, Tim Renner took to Facebook to solicit opinion on the first draft of the text to appear […]

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David Bowie Berlin Concert – 1987 GLASS SPIDER Tour

The David Bowie Berlin concert of 1987 is often cited as one of the events that helped bring down the Berlin wall and the German Foreign Office paid an incredible tribute to David Bowie in a tweet following the announcement of his death. Good-bye, David Bowie. You are now among #Heroes. Thank you for helping […]

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David Bowie - The Thin White Duke

David Bowie 1947-2016 RIP

Berlin awoke today to the news of the passing of one of its favourite adopted sons – David Bowie is dead.  A statement posted to the singer’s official Facebook page and Twitter account confirmed his death: January 10 2016 – David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle […]

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Famous Berliners: David Bowie

Almost three weeks ago now, on his 66th birthday, David Bowie surprised everyone by releasing a new song – Where Are We Now? – a melancholy tune that reflects on his time living in Berlin in the 1970s. Following the new single’s release my social media feeds were abuzz with (mainly positive) reactions and Berlin […]

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