John Bonham Memorial
John Bonham Memorial
John Bonham Memorial
John Bonham Memorial
John Bonham Memorial
John Bonham Memorial
John Bonham Memorial
John Bonham Memorial
John Bonham Memorial
John Bonham Memorial
John Bonham Memorial
John Bonham Memorial
John Bonham Memorial

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The sculpture shows John Bonham energetically drumming, with drum kit and symbols, and set amongst geometric rocks.
Title

John Bonham Memorial

Date

2018

Medium

bronze

Accession number

B98_IL_S015

Acquisition method

purchased by public subscription

Work type

Monument

Owner

Redditch District Council

Custodian

Redditch District Council

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

31st May 2018

Access

at all times

Signature/marks description

on base of sculpture at the back: Mark Richards / 2018 / MSF

Inscription description

written around the edge of the back of circular form framing the drummer's head: JOHN HENRY BONHAM / 31.5.48 25.9.80; below the circular inscription on the rear: THE MOST OUTSTANDING AND / ORIGINAL DRUMMER OF HIS TIME, / JOHN BONHAM'S POPULARITY AND / INFLUENCE CONTINUE TO RESONATE / WITHIN THE WORLD OF MUSIC / AND BEYOND; to the right of the main inscription: This tribute has been made possible / by donation from friends and family. / Additional monies raised help / support Teenage Cancer Support's vital / services across the West Midlands / in memory of John Bonham. 2018

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Market Place, Redditch

B98 8AR