Category Archive: Leake Street

Paint Jam in the Leake Street Tunnel as Street Artists remember Ben Naz

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Street Artists once again got together over the weekend to pay tribute to popular artist Ben Naz at one of his favoured locations, the Leake Street tunnel. Occupying one end of the popular… Continue reading

Femme Fierce 2015 packs the Leake Street Tunnel as Female street artists paint it brilliant blue

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Street art has just become the next Rock and Roll! Or, so you might think. The hoards of cameras clicking away certainly gave a hint to the sort of interest this event was… 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

Faces in the Tunnel – A Portrait of Art in Leake Street by Lewis Phillips

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One of the fun things about the world of street art is the number of people you meet. It’s a close community and it was because of a shared love of urban art… Continue reading

An Alternative Photographic Journey through the Leake Street Graffiti Tunnel for Femme Fierce

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Last week’s Femme Fierce Leake Street Takeover provided more than enough photographic opportunities to keep me busy for a while. The tunnel always attracts artists but never quite as many at one time… Continue reading

Female Artists Take Over the Leake Street Tunnel in Waterloo and Paint it Pink for International Womens Day

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The famous Leake Street Tunnel in the arches underneath Waterloo Station has never seen anything quite like this. It’s previously dark graffiti daubed walls had been turned bright pink by over 100 female… Continue reading

Interview with Artista as She Talks Toast and Prepares for her Group Show at the Cre8 Gallery

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The current character of choice is toast! Literally, it’s toast! Flying toast, toast with cheese, toast on cardboard, toast is everywhere and is the latest in the production line of fun cartoony characters… Continue reading

Lana Alana One Third of Street Art Trio Animaux Circus talks about going solo for Femme Fierce

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From sticking up paste ups in leafy Surrey to getting down and dirty with a spray can in the famous Leake Street tunnel, such is the upcoming journey for Lana Alana, one third… Continue reading

Interview with Steffi Bow as She Flys the Flag for Dubai Street Art and gets ready for Femme Fierce

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Put simply, Dubai is not the sort of place you would expect to see a thriving graffiti writing and street art scene. Yet against the odds this gleaming capital of excess has developed… Continue reading

Femme Fierce 10 days of all Female Street Art Action prepares to hit London and Leake Street

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On the face of it the idea of getting over a hundred top female artists from around the World together to paint one of the most iconic graffiti locations in London might be… Continue reading

Leake Street Paint Jam in London Waterloo

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A one day paint jam on 23 June 2013 saw artists from all over the city coming together to repaint the designated graffiti area of the Leake Street tunnel. The event was one… Continue reading

Binty Bint brightens up the Leake Street tunnel

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One street artist always guaranteed to raise a smile is Binty Bint.  Her colourful snooty chickens, Wellington boots, hearts and flowers can be spotted all around London and, in particular, inside the Leake… Continue reading