Aylesbowie! It's two years since we got our very own David Bowie statue!

Time really does fly doesn't it, but this week marks two years since Aylesbury got the world's first David Bowie statue.

Thursday, 26th March 2020, 2:20 pm
Updated Thursday, 26th March 2020, 2:23 pm
The town changed its name on the day of the statue's unveiling!

The statue, by sculptor Andrew Sinclair was finally put in place after fans from around the world paid into a crowdfunding campaign.

Led by Friars founder David Stopps and wife Sue, the Earthy Messenger statue commemorates David Bowie's links to Aylesbury, the place he chose to debut his Hunky Dory and Ziggy Stardust albums. We hope you enjoy these photo memories of a wonderful day for Aylesbury!

The statue, which is called Earthly Messenger, was created by renowned sculptor Andrew Sinclair

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Sue and David Stopps led a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for the David Bowie statue
Then then-Mayor of Aylesbury Mark Willis got stuck in with the crowd to enjoy live music on an open air stage
Fans came from all over the world to see the David Bowie statue be unveiled
Local musical heroes Callow Saints, fronted by Ruby Lewis (pictured) played on the open air stage
There was dancing in the streets on Aylesbury's David Bowie day, and we will be dancing in the streets again soon!