Battle Cancer graffiti event in Leake Street draws a crowd and raises money for Cancer Research

Inspiring City

The latest paint jam in the Leake Street tunnel saw it taken over as a whole bunch of graffiti artists gathered to raise money and awareness for Cancer Research.

It isn’t the first time the tunnel has been used in this way, the F**K you Cancer event in 2013 was one such occasion when the graffiti and street art communities came together to do what they do best. A year later they came together once again to pay tribute to popular artist Ben Naz who sadly lost his battle with the disease after fighting a long battle.

The tunnel always looks so different with many artists visiting each day. The tunnel always looks so different with many artists visiting each day.

This time, the event organised via Facebook, was a human response to the discovery that a loved one had breast cancer. Speaking on the event page organiser Charlie Pugh said “I want to do something, I’m not sure what? Painting is…

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