Category Archives: Restoration

Hokusai Great Wave Mural Update. Dulux donate paint.

We have just received the great news that Dulux ‘Let’s Colour’ have agreed to supply 60 litres of paint for the Hokusai Great Wave restoration project. We would like to thank Dulux for their kind support and commend the work … Continue reading

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Save London Murals! Hokusai Wave Mural Restoration Update!

Earlier this year, we had news that the Hokusai Wave Mural in Camberwell, (a reversed copy of Hokusai’s famous Great Wave off Kanagawa) had been damaged by an explosion in the building below. Breaking stories were unclear to what extend … Continue reading

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Restoring the Brixton Windmill Mural (Part 3) – Final Days and the Unveiling Party!

Well, it’s been over a week since we had the unveiling and we are still getting feedback about what a great mural it is. A huge thanks to all our supporters out there!!! So I thought I should finish my … Continue reading

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Brixton Windmill Mural Restoration – Meet the people involved! Vinnie O’Connell

Quite a few people are following the story of the restoration and probably wondering who the people are behind it.  These next few blog posts will look at who has been involved in this project. The ringmaster of the circus … Continue reading

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Restoring the Brixton Windmill Mural (Part 2) -the Painting has Commenced!

Well, where did we leave the mural the other week? That’s right, it was white, covered in stabliser and the outlines of the old mural were just peaking through. All ready for the painting to begin. First session was on … Continue reading

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Painting the Brixton Windmill Mural! By Gillian Da Costa

It’s not every Saturday you get to wake up and do something exciting; and as different as helping paint a historic mural. But yes, when such weekends do come along, you realize that apart from doing something new and creative, … Continue reading

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Restoring the Brixton Windmill Mural – The Progress So Far! (Part 1)

March 2012 and news just in; we have got the funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund to go ahead and restore the Brixton Windmill Mural! To fill the readers in on a bit of the background, sometime in 2011, Vinnie … Continue reading

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Review of the Year!!! 2011

Ho Ho Ho, Christmas is over and 2012 is already making its presence felt as we hope for new beginnings and fresh starts. So it’s a time for reflection over the last year. How has the London Mural Preservation Society … Continue reading

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Mural of the Month! The Cable Street Mural

Yes, Autumn or is it Winter has finally arrived! Christmas is  (gulp!) 9 weeks away and already time for the shops to get out their Christmas baubles and mince pies. Well, forget Christmas, this month’s cause for celebration was the … Continue reading

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Brixton Murals Walk – Round 5 ! Ding Ding!

The Brixton Mural Walk first ran in 2008 as a local history walk for Brixton website, Urban75.  Now in its fifth outing, around 20 people came along to look at the murals of Brixton bringing a grand total of approx … Continue reading

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