IF – Instagram Friday by Cardiff Graff

We are running a weekly look at some amazing photos that users are posting on Instagram featuring street art and graffiti from around Cardiff. Instagram Friday – or IF for short – will showcase a selection of photos from an Instagram user each week. Today’s IF-er is Cardiff Graff – check out their amazing array…

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…

Roxejam 2012

Now in it’s sixth year the ‘RoxeJam’ was originally set up in 2007 by Lou Lockwood as a memorial to her son Bill (aka local street artist Roxer), who had died in a road accident. After a wash-out Summer this was luckily the one week when it was dry and extremely sunny with pure blue…

Eaten by that Naughty Stickman

There have been many displays of art under the bridge that carries the Western Avenue (A48) over the River Taff near the UWIC campus in Llandaf. The first photo I took was back in September 2010 where this great little red character featured predominently under the bridge.

Local council implement new flood measures.

Well after only one days worth of (decent) rain it seems that the rivers of Cardiff have filled up pretty damn quickly and are now practically full and flowing very fast! Both the River Ely and Taff are affected with official flooding warnings being issued for parts of the River Ely this morning by the…

Newyear round up

A quick walk around the Canton part of the city and my first bike ride of the year up the Taff Trail to reveal some new graffiti for 2011. I found some really cracking pieces but also some more mundane tags! First up some stick-ups from D-Fault just off Queen Street in the City Centre.

Wintry graffiti around Cardiff

Taking a stroll around the City Centre and Roath and unearthing some more great grafitti and street art gracing our city’s walls. There was some great light whilst we were in dpeth of a really harsh cold spell and so made for some cracking photos!