Freddie Mercury MemorialToday sees a celebration of Freddie Mercury with the unveiling of a memorial in his honour in Feltham High Street, Middlesex. The UK's first permanent memorial to Freddie, the installation by the London Borough of Hounslow is in recognition of one of the borough's most famous residents who at the age of 17 moved with his family to Gladstone Avenue in 1964.
The ceremony will be attended by Freddie's mother Jer Bulsara, his sister Kash Cooke, and Queen's Brian May. Freddie passed away 18 years ago today on November 24, 1991.
Programme of Events
24 November 2009
The Centre Feltham,
Feltham TW13 4GU
Tribute Band â€œMercuryâ€ play on stage (Open Air Car Park)
â€¢ Unveiling ceremony
(to be shown on large screen next to the stage)
â€¢ Speech from Councillor Paul Jabbal
â€¢ Speech from Freddie's family
â€¢ Unveiling of Britain's first permanent memorial to Freddie Mercury
Memorial plaque available for viewing