Category Archive: Brick Lane

The Nomadic Community Garden in London and where to find it

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It’s been a year since we last featured the ever evolving feast that is the Nomadic community gardens which as its name suggests is a community project which can be found nestling behind Brick… Continue reading

The Top 10 Best Places to see Street Art in London

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London is one of the World’s best places to see street art and artists come from far and wide in order to paint its walls.  The East End of London in particular has… Continue reading

A Photographic Journey Along Brick Lane by Lewis Phillips

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Brick Lane is at the heart of London’s East End and attracts more than it’s fair share of photographers drawn to the area by it’s unique vibe and eclectic mix of personalities. Leading… Continue reading

The Inspiring City Top Posts of 2013

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This year has sure been a busy one as my recent review of the year will testify. I’ve met a lot of people, seen some great art and learnt a lot about the… Continue reading

Mongoos Magazine launches on Brick Lane

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Another cultural addition to London’s art scene can be seen in the ambitious launch of the online global art magazine Mongoos. Operating out of the Tempus Gallery on Brick Lane, the magazine invites… Continue reading

My Dog Sighs and Midge Collaborate on some cool Street Art paste ups in London

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Look hard enough and you are bound to spot one of the numerous little paste ups appearing around the city from artists My Dog Sighs and Midge. All are unique and created on… Continue reading

Street Art Photography with Nokia and the Lumia 1020

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Blogging on occasion does have it’s advantages, not least when one of the Worlds best known camera brands get in touch to ask you to trial their latest creation. Alongside a who’s who… Continue reading

Free Walking Tour of the East End of London

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The East End is a vibrant place, home to many people from all over the world and packed with history, the streets and buildings all having stories to tell. From the Huguenots to… Continue reading

Thai Street Artist Alex Face visits London and uses art to warn about the future

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Some artists can’t resist the lure of a wall when visiting London. The same is true for Bangkok based artist Alex Face, visiting the country to exhibit at the Moniker Art Fair at… Continue reading

American Muralist Beau Stanton paints Pedley Street in London

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In a weekend which saw a lot of artists descend upon the Brick Lane area, American muralist Beau Stanton added his mark to the regularly painted spot on Pedley Street. Fresh from a… Continue reading

A Weekend like no other on Brick Lane as the ‘Moniker’ and ‘The Other’ Art Fairs take over the Truman Brewery

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A quite remarkable artistic extravaganza took place over the weekend with two massive art fairs taking over the Truman Brewery and a whole host of street artists taking over the walls of Brick… Continue reading

10,000 views!!! The Top Five Posts as Inspiring City hits 5 digits !!!

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Last week saw another milestone for Inspiring City as we reached the landmark 10,000 views total on the blog. It didn’t seem that long ago since the total hits amounted to 5000 and… Continue reading

Jana & JS Street Art in London

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Street artist couple Jana & JS have left their mark over the East End over the past few weeks. Normally based out of Salzburg in Austria the French and Austrian couple have left… Continue reading

A Free Street Art Tour of Shoreditch in London

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Street Art Tours are all rage in the East End of London with visitors to the area keen to know where to spot the latest street art. Following the breakout success of the… Continue reading

A Street Art Tour of Brick Lane in London

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Any casual visitor to the city wanting to find a high quality selection of street art need look no further than Londons Brick Lane.  It is the epicentre of street art in the… Continue reading

DALeast street art in London

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Update – since I originally posted these pictures DALeast has been even more active with an impressive pair of fighting tigers on Hanbury Street. Scroll down to see them and some more pictures… Continue reading

London street art with a little spot of colour

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I’ve been having a little fun with a new app today, it’s called color touch and is free from google play.I’ve downloaded it onto my Samsung phone which is the device I use… Continue reading

Hunting Hunto street art in the East End

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Italian street artist Hunto has a very recognisable style.  To look at his art one would instinctively think of the likes of Picasso, inspired as he is by the great master. Huntos work… Continue reading

A London Year in Street Art

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Finishing off my series of London tributes for 2012 there can be no better way to celebrate than by reliving some of the best street art from the year.  Below are some of… Continue reading

A London Year in Technicolour

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Yesterday, in order to celebrate the closing of 2012, I posted a selection of pictures showing London in black and white, taken over the course of the year. Todays selection of snaps shows… Continue reading

Come Together by Edge of Arabia

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A really interesting exhibition running at the moment can be found on Brick Lane at the Old Truman Brewery.  Called ‘Come Together’ it’s a combination of works from an Arabian collective of artists… Continue reading

Hogre in the East End

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It looks like Florentine artist Hogre has been visiting the East End with a paste up entitled punk romano on Buxton Street just off from Brick Lane. The work features some policemen holding… Continue reading