Roadside Craic

A once busy, bustling area of Cardiff full of warehouses, garages and industrial units. (Would you call this area Grangetown or Leckwith?) But recently a lot of car showrooms have moved elsewhere in the city and now the area has become a bit neglected thus resulting in some large hoardings being erected around the vacant…

Millennium Walk away

After proudly showcasing street art and graffiti on a long wall near the Millennium Stadium for the last couple of years … it was now time for change … apparently! We know that all good things must come to an end but here Cardiff Council have slapped signs all over the street art announcing the…

Cruel Vapours in Little Cardiff

A post Christmas and New Year blow out to set 2017 off with a bang… and a few bangers from the Cardiff faithful and a meeting with a few from Bristol too. It almost seems a yearly occurrence now for the Wales and West crew painting near the Principality Stadium in Cardiff City Centre. A…

Check Mait

Nestling near Cardiff’s Gabalfa flyover is a hidden park named Maitland Park. A very long wall makes it’s way around the perimeter and acts as a great canvas for some street art and graffiti. As the start of Summer beckons some new work adorns the walls in the park starting with some pieces by Rim,…

Helter Skulter

Set in the heart of Cardiff Bay and only a stones throw away from the Wales Millennium Centre is a half constructed building which has stood empty for many years now. Originally painted by Rmer and Tizer their previous work can be viewed by clicking the image or link below:- https://diffgraff.wordpress.com/drinking-the-bay/ So over the weekend…

New Year, New Paint

Whilst construction work gathers a pace around Central Square in the city centre it’s good to know that the Cardiff faithful are still helping brighten up these areas whilst everything else is undergoing such radical change. Set behind St David’s House on Wood Street and next to The Principality Stadium, the artists took to these…

Nightmare on Elm Street

A post shared by Bradley R.mer (@rmerism) on Sep 19, 2015 at 3:49am PDT   One of the longest established painting crews in Cardiff assembled recently to paint the biggest wall along the graffiti lanes of Elm Street in the Roath part of the city. Firstly the previous works were covered up with a solid…

Elm Street Summer

After a relatively dry Summer and time for a whole host of Cardiff’s street artists to take to the safe surroundings to the lanes of Elm Street. A strikingly colourful skull from Rmer takes centre stage – now becoming one of the artist’s trademark pieces. A total assault on the senses – the colours all…

Gorgeous Gabalfa

Set at the top end of Whitchurch Road is a small park nestled behind rows of houses near the Gabalfa interchange. Within this leafy park was a small sports area with some street art making a fantastic backdrop. Featuring a selection of work from the Cardiff faithful including Amok, Amoe, Cruel Vapours and others –…

Rmer games

Painted at the very end of May – where three local lads took to the Elm Street lanes for another amazing wall in the Roath area of Cardiff. Rmer, Karmone and Hoxeone painted on the side of the Four Elms pub creating this stunning visual assault. Badman @hoxe0ne A post shared by Bradley R.mer (@rmerism)…

Gorfjam 2015

The Gorfjam is held in memory of Tom (aka Gorf) who died back in January 2011 – with events being held each year in memory of him and his work. The Gorfjam invites a whole host of graffiti and street artists from the local area to paint on this 130m long wall at Sevenoaks Park…

Green green grass of CVMK

A sunny day in The ‘Diff and what better than to paint a huge bit of street art on Grangetown’s 300 foot long graffiti wall! Oh yes purlease! On the first day it was unclear who was collaborating on this piece but a bright green wash had been applied to the wall and extended rollers…

The green green walls of home!

This place #cardiff #graffiti #cardiffgraff A post shared by Bradley R.mer (@rmerism) on Jun 14, 2014 at 5:25am PDT The 300 foot wall at Sevenoaks park was getting a quick makeover today in the glorious Summer sunshine. The far right handside has been washed in bright green making a great canvas for Cruel Vapours and…

Aberthaw Boys Village Gymnasium

Opened in 1925 giving under priviledged children a Summer holiday experience near the sea away from the coal mines of the valleys – this Boy’s Village at Aberthaw in South Wales is now totally derelict and a prime target for some graffiti and street art. After changing owners in the 1990′s it has laid empty…

Cartoon Characters around Cardiff

I have recently noticed that cartoon characters have made their way into the graffiti scene in Cardiff and are springing up everywhere. From Disney’s Mickey Mouse to Laurel and Hardy, Bugs Bunny and even old skoolers Heckle and Jeckle! Can anyone name all the characters featured? Above some Disney characters lurking in a Canton car…

Hailey Park and Boilerhouse art, Winter 2012

Within the suburb of Llandaff, Cardiff, there is an amazing display of talent flourishing out of the first official dedicated grafitti and street art gallery – known as The Boiler House. This is taken from The Boiler House Press Release in February 2010 when the project opened:- The Cardiff based arts collective ‘Peaceful Progress’ has…