Category Archives: London Mural Preservation Society

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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Save London’s Murals! The Elephant and Castle Subway Murals

Murals are often spotted above ground, on buildings, in estates and next to parks but occasionally they go underground as a great way to decorate the subways. Elephant and Castle has extensive subways as a way to cross one of … Continue reading

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Brian Barnes – Autumn Talk Reviewed, by Ben Kaufmann

Back before the clocks had shifted and we had all resigned ourselves to the persistent greys of the London winter, muralist Brian Barnes was kind enough to give a talk for the London Mural Preservation Society. Delivered with his characteristic … Continue reading

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London Murals lost in 2012

It’s the yearly round up of what murals have been destroyed. We seem to average out at three a year but with development in London picking up a pace, we have a feeling that that average will increase. Back in … Continue reading

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Mural of the Month! Children at Play Mural

Many community murals painted in the 1980s never got to make it to twenty, let alone thirty years of age so we are always please to celebrate when a mural does survive to be thirty! So this month’s mural is … Continue reading

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