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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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Stockwell Memorial Mural Restoration by Ruth Miller

Apologies for the general quietness on the blog. We have been working away on lots of different things, trying to keep murals in their communities so that the next generation can enjoy them! Back to the subject of the title! … Continue reading

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Stockwell Memorial Mural Clean Up Day (Part 1)

Welcome to the wonderful British weather! Last weekend saw our first attempt to give the mural a clean and to scrape away peeling paint and vanquish the moss and mold.            However the snow came and … Continue reading

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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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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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