Tag Archives: Lambeth

Nuclear Dawn Mural: An Update

As many of you will remember, the London Mural Preservation Society (LMPS) was quite concerned about the proposed development affecting Carlton Mansions, the building on which the 1981 mural Nuclear Dawn is painted. We were informed that the plan was … Continue reading

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Planned Repair of the Lambeth Walk Murals!

Earlier this year we got the exciting news, that plans were afoot to repair the murals on the Lambeth Walk.  Creative Sparkworks  and Ethelred TMO are working to repair the artworks which consist of five paintings on boards which were … 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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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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Mural of the Month! Stockwell Memorial Mural

Well, I was a little concerned that we were showing a bit too much favour to north of the river so we took a tube deep down south to sunny Stockwell so we could step out of the train, cross … 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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