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As two years of painting on the Millennium Walkway comes to an end local enthusiast Barry Diamond has recorded the whole length of the 200m wall. He’s painstakingly stitched all the work together into one very long panorama image – here it is in video form to save you scrolling yourself! Due to Cardiff Council…

Wall of fame! Walk of shame!

Since 2015 the Millennium Walkway has hosted a whole range of street art and graffiti along the 200m route. The grey plastic boards have lined the walkway from Canton Bridge right upto The Millennium Stadium and have attracted artists from across the whole of the UK… along with a few musical artists too! Recently plans…

St Smurfs Day

March the 1st, 2017 and who needs an excuse to paint in the Welsh capital on St David’s Day? Here local artists Unity and Past painted along the hoardings surrounding the new construction near Hailey Park and created these colourful beauties. Dog and smurfs say 'dydd gwyl dewi hapus'… With @official_kid and Oscar the hound…

‘Happy’ Valentine’s Day

February the 14th is usually a happy day to celebrate relationships – but here some artwork that has appeared in Cardiff on Valentine’s Day has been painted with another message in mind. A small group of artists from Cardiff and Bristol have painted on the Millennium Walkway to highlight the issue of domestic abuse. Unity…

I love you

Situated on Roath’s Crwys Road is the latest work from local artist ‘Unity‘ This new work is nestled next to previous work from Unity which can be viewed by clicking the link below:- https://diffgraff.wordpress.com/goldi-licks/ It’s just a minute’s walk from the nearby ‘Death Junction’ where Unity aka Millimagic has painted some large white letters spelling…

2017 Peace

A great start to 2017 featuring some positive street art from local artist Unity aka Millimagic. Painting on the Millennium Walkway among bright Winter skies this piece really lifts the spirits. Based around the word PEACE – complete with the tagline of Love and Respect for the forthcoming twelve months. Unity was also joined by…

Taffside Jam

Now a regular occurrence throughout the year it was time for the latest paint jam to take place alongside Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium. The Taffside Jam took place at the start of November and invited a whole range of artists from the local area and beyond to paint on the Millennium Walkway. Fuckin dope!!! #graff #graffiti…

Autumn Art

As the nights start to draw in and a whole host of artists are still out drawing along the Millennium Walkway in Cardiff’s city centre. The rapidly changing wall has recently been painted by Resh who came back on Monday to finish this piece. Painters from Cardiff and further afield have visited the long wall…

Mr Plobby

A leisurely bank holiday weekend stroll down the Millennium Walkway revealed a whole host of new work from a range of artists, including some new ones to the city. Nestling amongst a corner was this mixed media piece featuring an apple munching character in a mixture of paint, ink, pens, plaster, tippex…. loads of ‘stuff’!…

Eu in or out?

The Eu Referendum was the biggest vote of a generation and it’s great to see that this humongous decision was also reflected in some street art by Unity aka Millimagic on the Millennium Walkway. Set on the ever changing wall the large cracking letters of the ‘EU’ are set among a range of pink question…

Goodbye Hailey

Hailey Park nestles between the River Taff and the high street of Llandaf North in Cardiff. A small path connects the high street to the park and has previously been a mecca for street art and graffiti over the last ten years. The Tactile Bosch/The Boiler House building has already been demolished and it was…

Under water street jam

After the success of the last street jam along the Millennium Walkway it was time to follow it up with more great street art in the aptly titled ‘Underwater Paint Jam’ (welcome to the traditional Welsh weather!) Set next to the Millennium Stadium and the hoardings running the 340ft length alongside the River Taff –…

Back to Nature Paint Jam Pt1

The latest street art event to be held in Cardiff took place right next to the Millennium Stadium over the weekend. The two day event was called the ‘Back to Nature Paint Jam’ and was organised by local artist Amelia ‘Unity’ Thomas. It was held to coincide with International Women’s Day on March 8th and…

Everything but the girlz

Blackall Street is always awash with street art featuring pasteups, stencils and full-on street art covering every surface of the trendy Shoreditch alley. Set just off Great Eastern Street it’s essentially a back street alley which forms the back end of a number of old warehouses on one side and new huge developments being built…

Goldi-licks

Amelia ‘Unity’ Thomas aka Millimagic has visited the Roath area of the city to unleash her latest colourful creation. Set on the side of a building near the bridge that spans the railway line next to City Road – this work is dominated by a female with locks of flowing golden hair spelling out the…

Granny Paint

On a chilly mid-January day locally based artist Millimagic and a friend took to the Millennium Walkway outside the now newly named Principality Stadium (Ok we are all going to keep calling it The Millennium!) A new year and a new lease of life for the walkway which previously hosted artwork for the 2015 Rugby…

All girl action in Shoreditch

Two female artists from Cardiff joined a raft of other female street artists in the latest Paint Jam in London’s Blackall Street. Pyklops and Unity both attended the Shoreditch back lane and posted more pics on their Instagram feeds too. Firstly previous works were blocked out with strong yellow and blue base colours before the…

All girl paint jam on Blackall Street in Shoreditch

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The first real paint jam of 2016 kicked off over the weekend with an all girl extravaganza on the little alley known as Blackall Street in Shoreditch. A popular spot for paste up artists in particular, the street has taken on a whole new lease of life over the past…

Graffiti girlz

Set on the ever changing graffiti walls located just off Hailey Park – here is some more great work from local artist Unity. Featuring a gang of four ‘Graffiti Girlz’ in warm feminine colours on the bricked wall amongst a lush pink backdrop. Two of the girls have their eyes shut whereas the other two…

Taff Snail

The Taff Trail is a route which connects Cardiff and Brecon and generally follows the path of the River Taff between both locations. It not only attracts a whole host of walkers, runners and cyclists but also attracts a range of street art along certain parts of the route too. Click on any image below…

Graff or treat?

Local artist Amelia ‘Unity’ Thomas has been VERY busy of late decorating the city’s walls with many delightful creations. But set in Grangetown’s Sevenoaks Park is something a tad more sinister…. mwhahahaaaaa. Ready for some Hallowe’en shenanigans in Cardiff – this latest work features a pale, ghoul-like face blowing out a candle – whilst surrounded…

Game of two halves

Now the 2015 Rugby World Cup tournament has kicked off some finishing touches are still being been made to the artwork on display along the Millennium Walkway. Cardiff City Council in conjunction with the WRU have commissioned local artists to bring the Millennium Walkway back to life and feature Rugby World Cup related art along…

Walkaway walkaway

The Millennium Walkway has attracted many official pieces of art over the years and also some unofficial ones too! A decision was recently made to allow the very long blue wall to showcase works from local artists. Backing onto the Cardiff Arms Park and the Millennium Stadium at one end of the wall a whole…

Rugby World Cup kickoff

On the eve of the 2015 Rugby World Cup tournament – Cardiff City Council in conjunction with the WRU have commissioned local artists to bring the Millennium Walkway back to life and feature works along the length of the walkway. Created back in 1999 when the new Millennium Stadium was opened ready for Wales to…

Nature watching

The Millennium Walkway was created back in 1999 when the new Millennium Stadium was opened ready for Wales to host the 1999 Rugby World Cup tournament in the city. Over the years some artwork has been featured on the long blue wall that divides the walkway from The Arms Park and has sporadically featured works…

Taff trails

As the transformation of Central Square gathers pace with old buildings disappearing and resulting in new mammoth structures rising like a phoenix in it’s place. The new buildings have resulted in loads of hoardings segregating areas and here, construction giant Willmot Dixon, have allowed a host of local artists to paint on some of them…

Cant believe its not butter…fly!

A cycle up the Taff Trail always offers some fantastic exercise, nature and unexpected sights (today’s was a woman dressed in a wedding dress walking from Brecon to Cardiff for charity!) but on a street art front there is a small bricked building near Radyr/Whitchurch that always attracts some aerosol attention. Set overlooking the weir…

Longest graffiti session of the year

A group of writers have documented their day in Cardiff writing on a wall in the Elm Street Lanes. The Youtube video is titled ‘5 Writers enjoying the longest sun day of the year’ and shows a hard day’s work from start to finish. The writers taking part were:- Eugene Wong, Mylo Elliot, Jaspal Singh,…

Love, peace and unity

The latest addition to Cardiff’s legal 300 foot graffiti wall in Grangetown is this fantastic offering from Unity (and others!) Featuring the message ‘Rest in Peace’ across the wall with a huge ‘Peace’ and a lady’s face making up part of the letter P – this appears to be a tribute to ‘Mama’ Delightfully painted…

New work in Cathays and Roath

It was time to take another trawl around the ‘creative’ areas of Cathays and Roath (ok it’s where all the students live and they seem to accept and produce street art a lot more than the rest of Cardiff!) This time beginning at Cathays Community Centre and some amazing pieces from the locals including a…