Category Archive: C215

Cities of Hope brings some of the World’s top street artists to Manchester

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Some of the World’s biggest names in street art descended on Manchester’s urban Northern Quarter over the month of May to take part in Cities of Hope, a street festival aimed at raising… Continue reading

Street art in Manchester’s Northern Quarter and where to find it

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Manchester’s Northern Quarter has received a makeover as street artists from around the World descended on the city to take part in the Cities of Hope festival. The area was already a good… Continue reading

The art world pays tribute to David Bowie as tributes fill the internet

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The first thing I read on the morning of 11 January 2016 was a facebook post from a good friend of mine who I went to college with but now see nowhere near… Continue reading

A Free Street Art Tour of Bethnal Green and Hackney Road in London

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This year has seen a further shift in the centre of gravity of street art in the city. Further east from its heartland of Shoreditch artists have been finding spots around Bethnal Green… Continue reading

Who is the New Banksy? 10 artists who have been compared to the World’s most famous street artist

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There’s a staple phrase which journalists like to use when describing the work of a new artistic talent particularly if the work is on the street and that is to make comparisons to… Continue reading

The 2013 Inspiring City Street Art London Review of the Year

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This year has seen some real quality street art around the environs of London with the East End in particular playing host to some of the Worlds best artists. Combined with the home… 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

George the Dog, John the Artist exhibition in Shoreditch

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The truest form of Street Art can be seen in the exhibition by John Dolan at the Howard Griffin Gallery on Shoreditch High Street. True, because for the past three years John has… Continue reading

French Street Art in London, the top French artists in the city

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London attracts many people from all over the world and the street art scene has more than it’s fair share of talent rocking up and gracing our walls. The French in particular have… Continue reading

The Street Art of Hackney Road

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This post features street art from 2013, to see more up to date examples of street art from September 2016 have a look here or for a self guided tour of the area… Continue reading

The Art of Blackall Street

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Little Blackall Street in Shoreditch is awash with art.  Just off from Great Eastern Street it is essentially a glorified alley which forms the back end of a number of old warehouse type… 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