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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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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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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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A Brixton Mural Walk with a Difference!

Spring has suppose to have arrived and summer hotly pursuing it, however this being the UK, the sun has generally been hiding and it looked like our regular mural walks were going to start under an umbrella. But luckily for us, … 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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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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Dude, where’s my mural?

Yes, where is my mural? Amazing how many of then just disappear overnight, a lick of paint here, a lick of paint there and the murals gone. Makes them much harder to preserve when they have disappeared. In fact, it … Continue reading

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