In photos: The street preacher of Shepherd’s Bush, west London

In photos: The street preacher of Shepherd's Bush, west London

As some of you may know, I’ve been documenting the street preachers of Brixton for some time, and given that most of them employ unfeasibly loud speakers to bellow out their message, it was quite a pleasure to come across this mild mannered chap when I visited Shepherd’s Bush recently.

In photos: The street preacher of Shepherd's Bush, west London

Donning a jaunty floral shirt covered by a tabard emblazoned with quotes from the Bible, the fellow had positioned himself close to the tube station and was politely handing out leaflets.

When he spotted me taking a photo of him from behind we struck a deal: if he poses for me (see above), I’ll take one of his leaflets!

In photos: The street preacher of Shepherd's Bush, west London

See Brixton street preachers on Brixton Buzz:

Street preachers of Brixton: the sermon by the tube station, August 2019
Street preachers of Brixton – the full-blown sermon in Windrush Square, May 2019
The street preachers of Brixton: the high speed bloke with the crash helmet and twenty quid notes
In photos: the street preachers of Brixton, April 2018
In photos: the Street Preachers of Brixton – June 2017
Street Preachers of Brixton: the Don’t Leave It Too Late supermarket persuader
Street Preachers of Brixton: Happy Mormons with their big banner, Brixton Road
The street preachers of Brixton – Dec 2015 photo update
The Street Preachers of Brixton – Maracas for Jesus, March 2016
The all-weather street singers of Atlantic Road, Brixton
Brixton 1 – Twelve Tribes of Israel 0. Homophobic street preachers forced out of Windrush Square
Street Preachers of Brixton: Carlton Warren, ex-boxer
Brixton Street Preachers: the return of the one with the really loud sound system
Pentecostal Church belt out the tunes on Acre Lane
The Winner Or Sinner Evangelist, 2000

Main feature: The street preachers and religious cults of central Brixton, 2000-2014

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