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Memorial: Kirsty MacColl

Erection date: 2001


Kirsty MacColl, 1959 - 2000,
"One day I'll be waiting there, no empty bench in Soho Square"

{Carved into the front of the seat:}
City of Westminster

Site: Kirsty MacColl (1 memorial)

W1, Soho Square, southern section of the garden

MacColl's 1993 "Titanic Days" album contains the track "Soho Square", set in the winter. Wikipedia says: "Every year on the Sunday nearest to MacColl's birthday, 10 October, fans from all over the world hold a gathering at the bench to pay tribute to her and sing her songs." Photos and video of the 2019 gathering.

Thanks to our colleague Jamie Davis who told us about this bench.

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Kirsty MacColl

Singer-songwriter. Born Mayday Hospital, Thornton Heath, daughter of Ewan. Ki...

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The ancient parish of St Margaret's was divided into St Margaret's and St Joh...

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