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The London Mural Preservation Society aims to bring murals created over the last 40 years back into the attention of the people of London and out further afield into the rest of the UK and the world.

The Great Wave Mural Restoration – Video, by Larissa Alves

Following the successful restoration of the Great Wave Mural in Camberwell, we have a video interview with Vinnie O’Connell (of New Leaf), who helped oversee the restoration. Video by Larissa Alves. We would like to extend a big thank you … Continue reading

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British Murals 1920-1960: Book, Exhibition and Conference Reviewed, by Ben Kaufmann

Murals seem to be enjoying something of a Renaissance in popular consciousness at the moment. From our very own Nuclear Dawn Restoration campaign (petition here) or the attempts to save the Chartist Murals in Newport, to the recovery of a … Continue reading

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Mural of the Month! Floyd Road Mural

If you have ever taken the train from London Bridge, through Woolwich and onto Gillingham, you might have noticed a mural whizzing past just as the train leaves the station at Charlton. If you are like me, you might have … Continue reading

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“Super Mural Saturday”, 2nd February, 2013

With six top-flight football games and the Six Nations kicking off in London, you may think that any discussion of ‘Super Saturday’ would be confined to Murdoch-paying pubs, terraced stands and overzealous sports journalists. For those of you looking for … Continue reading

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Mural of 2012: The Brixton Windmill Mural, by Gillian Da Costa

Of all the projects that the London Mural Preservation Society worked on last year, the Brixton Windmill Mural Restoration Project was the highlight of 2012. A restoration project that was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, it was a collaboration … Continue reading

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Review of the Year: 2012

Wow! Another years passes. The London Mural Preservation Society is nearly three! How time flies! So what have we been up to this year? In January, we were mentioned in the Wandsworth Guardian in reference to the threat of demolition … Continue reading

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If Walls Could Speak – Film Review

An undoubted highlight of the mural calendar in London this year was the If Walls Could Speak project. Jointly run by Clapham Film Unit, Vinnie O’Connell and the London Mural Preservation Society, the project included the tremendously successful revamping of … Continue reading

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