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…

The jam that keeps on giving

Back in October 2014 the Empty Walls Street Jam took place with artists and writers arriving from all across Cardiff with some further afield from Bristol and Birmingham – all primed ready to paint on the hoardings surrounding the vacant Western Mail and Echo site near the Millennium Stadium. View some of the original art…

Graffiti tour of Cardiff

Steffan Cravos has taken a graffiti tour of the streets of Roath and Cathays for the Welsh language programme Y Lle. Taking in the familiar routes of Gremlin Alley and Elm Street lanes he showcases the talents of Colour Doomed, Om Ni Vore and Rmer. (amongst other Cardiff artists.) Y Lle is a weekly magazine…

Tribute jam to King Robbo

During the first weekend of August a small gathering of local graffiti and street artists from across the area joined together at Cardiff’s Sevenoaks Park to pay tribute to graffiti legend Robbo whom had passed away recently. Covering a fair proportion of the 300 foot legal graffiti wall were artists like Refa, Ask, Sinstars, Jimmy…

Substation graffiti in Ely

Set amongst nettles and trees in the corner of Ely’s racecourse is a brick electricity substation building. Due to the remoteness of the structure it has been a canvas for graffiti and tagging over many years and is captured below. Some of the tags must be years old now and feature the likes of Dork,…

Gorfjam 2014

A wander into Grangetown’s Sevenoaks Park revealed a whole host of brand new graffiti on the 140m legal wall that runs along the perimeter of the city’s park. Previously being used for Roxejams over the past few years it was time to hold the latest Graffiti Jam-type event this time called The Gorfjam! Held in…

Wales Biggest Sticker Combo

I’m not entirely sure where to start with this post but it has become an ever increasing part of Cities around the World to not only include tagging, graffiti and amazing street art but also now the introduction of stickers too. It may seem a little mundane BUT when a lot of these stickers are…