Earthly Messenger Bowie Statue Photo Books Now Available to Order
Earthly Messenger is now just over one year old and we are happy to announce that the photographic books telling the story of how the statue was created have at... Read more
EARTHLY MESSENGER - The First Anniversary Event - Sunday 24 March 2019
FRIARS AYLESBURY in its 50thAnniversary year 1969-2019 presents:
THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNVEILING OF EARTHLY MESSENGER – THE WORLD’S FIRST STATUE OF DAVID BOWIE –
SUNDAY 24 MARCH... Read more
We try to keep our David Bowie statue Earthly Messenger looking its best so every now and then we give it a polish and clean the pavement around it. We... Read more
Earthly Messenger live webcam stream now available at www.earthlymessenger.net
EARTHLY MESSENGER FUNDRAISER TO COVER COSTS
Following the wonderful unveiling day and concert on 25 March we are now only £30K short of covering costs. Thanks so much to everyone who bought tickets for the concert... Read more
Mini-documentary of the Earthly Messenger Unveiling 25 March 2018
Big thanks to Richard Carr of BucksTV for putting together this mini-documentary of the Earthly Messenger project. Thanks again to everyone for all your amazing support.
After the Earthly Messenger... Read more
EARTHLY MESSENGER RESTORED - EARTHLY MESSENGER PLAQUES
Earthly Messenger is now fully restored and is back to its pristine self. If you haven't been able to get to Aylesbury to see it yet, start planning now. The... Read more
Earthly Messenger flies on revisited
Apologies. Further to our post just now we hope that this link actually works:
Earthly Messenger flies on
Thanks so much to everyone who came to Aylesbury Market Square on Sunday for an amazing day of celebration for the unveiling of Earthly Messenger. The legendary Callow Saints played... Read more
Earthly Messenger to be unveiled tomorrow
We've been communicating with many of you for 18 months and in some cases have got to know you well. Sue has done most of the emails and messaging so... Read more
Three days to go
What a week. On Monday Buckinghamshire County Council put in the power. On Tuesday Chris Little for AC Special Projects put in the lights and webcam and Adam Florio for... Read more
One week to go
There's a great feature on the unveiling of Earthly Messenger - the world's first statue of David Bowie, in Aylesbury's Market Square on 25 March at 2.00pm, in today's Times... Read more
Only 12 days to the unveiling of Earthly Messenger on Sunday 25 March
Today we mailed out the invitations to the unveiling after-party to those that qualified in the Bowie statue Kickstarter rewards.
Unveiling will take place at 2.00pm but please remember that... Read more
Limited Edition replicas of the Earthly Messenger David Bowie Statue Maquette
Today we are making available strictly limited edition copies of the Earthly Messenger David Bowie Statue maquette and also David Bowie bronze lifemasks as taken from his face during the... Read more
Bowie Earthly Messenger Statue heats up
It’s been an exciting week….On Monday we visited Paul O’Boyle’s foundry, where the Earthly Messenger Bowie statue is in the final stages of being cast in bronze. We watched whilst... Read more
Tickets for Earthly Messenger Benefit Concert 25 March 2018 go on sale tomorrow Friday 26th January
Just a reminder that tickets for the unveiling day benefit concert with Marillion, Howard Jones, John Otway and the Dung Beatles go on sale at 2.00pm tomorrow Friday 26th January... Read more
EARTHLY MESSENGER DAVID BOWIE STATUE BENEFIT CONCERT ANNOUNCED
‘EARTHLY MESSENGER’ DAVID BOWIE STATUE UNVEILING CONFIRMED FOR SUNDAY 25 March 2.00pm
MAJOR FRIARS AYLESBURY BENEFIT CONCERT TO TAKE PLACE ON THE EVENING OF UNVEILING DAY AT THE WATERSIDE THEATRE... Read more
Today is the last day to get your name on the Bowie Statue plaque
You have until midnight tonight (Wednesday 20th Dec) to get your name or your business name permanently engraved on the plaque that will be positioned next to 'Earthly Messenger', the... Read more
Bowie statue 'Earthly Messenger' official T-shirt launched
At last it’s here - the new official Earthly Messenger T-shirt in azalea pink! This has to be the coolest Friars Christmas gift ever. You can get the... Read more
Earthly Messenger statue unveiling date and plaque cut-off date announced
The David Bowie statue Earthly Messenger will be unveiled on:
SUNDAY 25 MARCH 2018
The Final Date to have your name permanently included on the statue plaque will be:
20... Read more
The Thin White Book - A History of David Bowie and Friars Aylesbury
At last - this 150 page epic account of David's career and gigs at Friars Aylesbury is available from the Friars Shop – All proceeds go to the Earthly Messenger... Read more
Earthly Messenger statue to be unveiled in March 2018 - Rewards on their way!
We're on schedule for September for the completion of the world's first statue of David Bowie, but unfortunately the site won't be available to us until March 2018, as the... Read more
Earthly Messenger Bowie Statue Maquette Revealed!
So here it is. We can now reveal the maquette of the Andrew Sinclair David Bowie statue design. The few people who have already seen it in 3D are universally... Read more
Bowie Statue Named - Update 13 April 2017
Bowie Statue Named
“Ziggy himself was not an alien, just the earthly messenger for the Starman”. These are David’s words taken from his famous Rolling Stone interview with William Burroughs... Read more
BOWIE STATUE UPDATE - FEBRUARY 2017
Huge thanks to every one of you for your amazing support for the Kickstarter Bowie Statue Campaign. We’re still pinching ourselves to think that we not only reached the target... Read more
The Journey Starts Here
Still recovering from one of the most intense weeks we've ever known.Thank you again so much to all those who supported us in our 40 day Bowie Statue Kickstarter Campaign... Read more
We made it! Right down to the wire - the campaign ended at 11.38am (UK time) today
Wow..... what a finish! We don't know about you but we're elated and exhausted! Kickstarter told us it often comes on at the end but that was something of an... Read more
Together we made it!
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Its been a long and sometimes tough journey but we made it! Thank you so much to everyone who pledged. Thanks for keeping the faith.... Read more
We're at £83K with just 37 hours to go - It's all or nothing - Go team Bowie!
Wow! With just 37 hours to go we're at £83K. We have to get to £100K by 11.38am on Tuesday (UK time) or the whole campaign goes to zero. Its... Read more
We're past £60K - only 6 days to go to create the world's first David Bowie statue.
Thanks so much to the 420 Bowie fans who have pledged in this campaign so far. You're the best! We are now working day and night to reach our goal... Read more
The first statue of David Bowie in the world - We're past £50K - Let's go!
As we breeze into the final half of the campaign things are starting to move. We are absolutely determined to get there but we can only do it with your... Read more
Cakes raise £666.23 for Bowie Statue Campaign
As many will know, baking is the new rock'n'roll here in the UK so for yesterday's Bowie Statue Kickstarter event in Aylesbury's Market Square,
Sue & Sarah baked 200... Read more
Please come away ay, just for the day ay......
Let them eat cake!
Looking forward to the Friars David Bowie Celebration event in Aylesbury Market Square tomorrow (Saturday 12th) from 12.00 Noon to 5.00pm. As on January 16th we... Read more
Dedicated Bowie track for you in Aylesbury Market Square - Send us your favourites - Holy Holy to play Ziggy at Friars!
As posted yesterday we have organised a special Bowie event under the arches in Aylesbury Market Square this Saturday 12 Nov from 12.00 Noon until 5.00pm, on exactly the spot... Read more
Bowie event confirmed this Saturday 12 Nov Aylesbury Market Square
As we push through the £25K mark we have just had confirmation that there will be a celebration of all things Bowie this Saturday 12 November under the arches at... Read more
We've soared to £23,754 this weekend. Let's get to £25K!
Big thanks again to everyone who backed us over this weekend. There's been a real flurry of activity this weekend particularly from USA which has taken the number of pledgers... Read more
Wow! Huge thanks to the 120 Bowie statue heroes who have pledged so far. We were hoping for £15,000 in the first week and thanks to you we actually reached... Read more
Let's get to £15K!
2 NOV 2016 — Our secret hope when we launched our Kickstarter campaign last Thursday was to get to £15K in the first week. i.e. 11.30am tomorrow Thursday. We've almost... Read more
We got off to a great start!
Thanks so much to the 85 people who have pledged so far. between you the total is north of £13,000. To those who haven't pledged yet, we still have a... Read more