Radisson Blu Edwardian, London – a collection of London-based hotels – has partnered with the Victoria and Albert Museum to offer their guests tickets to the “David Bowie is” exhibition, slated on March 23 until July 28. The exhibit has been described as a way to “discover and explore Bowie’s creative processes as a musical innovator and cultural icon, tracing his shifting style and sustained reinvention across five decades”.
“David Bowie is” will feature more than 300 objects including Ziggy Stardust bodysuits (1972) designed by Freddie Burretti, photography by Brian Duffy; album sleeve artwork by Guy Peellaert and Edward Bell; visual excerpts from films and live performances including The Man Who Fell to Earth, music videos such as Boys Keep Swinging and set designs created for the Diamond Dogs tour (1974.) Alongside these will be more personal items such as never-before-seen storyboards, handwritten set lists and lyrics, as well as some of Bowie’s own sketches, musical scores and diary entries, revealing the evolution of his creative ideas.
The Radisson Blu Edwardian, London “David Bowie is” package includes; overnight accommodation and breakfast for two, plus a pair of open tickets to the exhibition.
The package is available at the Radisson Blu Edwardian, Vanderbilt, Mercer Street and Hampshire hotels. Exhibition tickets are valid for any day or time, and include fast-track entry.
Privately owned hotel group Radisson Blu Edwardian, London (formerly Radisson Edwardian Hotels) was rebranded in March 2012 as a result of a joint initiative with Carlson Rezidor.