Spray for Christmas

It’s that time of the year when Mariah Carey is blasting out everywhere, the Coca Cola truck causes traffic chaos and a fake gold tree causes Cardiff Council to apologise for the late delivery of a smaller than expected Christmas tree – yes it can mean only one thing – Ittttttsssssssssss Chriiiiiiiiiiiissstmaaaaaaas! Over the last…

Made in Birmingham

Set in the heart of the urban area of Digbeth, Birmingham is this vast car park with an even vaster wall (it is such a word!) Bricked walls run around the perimeter of the car park and all attract some great street art but this large wall has recently been painted by local lads Gent…

Birmingham graffiti and street art roundup

A brief walk around the Digbeth area of Birmingham is always a delight to see what are the latest additions to the ever growing graffiti and street art scene here. There was only half an hour before the train departed so this REALLY was a whistle stop ‘tour’ of the area. Beginning down Bordersley Street…

City of Colours: Colour Doomed

The City of Colours festival is predominently a street art festival held in Birmingham attracting talent from across the city and from the whole of the UK. On the 6th September 9,000 people took to the streets of Digbeth, Birmingham when it was transformed into one of the UK’s largest outdoor art galleries – a…

Newso Gent Brum Go

After Newso and Gent recently took a trip to Cardiff to take part in the Empty Walls Street Jam it was time to take a trip to their home town of Birmingham to unearth some previous works from the Brummie duo. A wander around the Digbeth part of the city began to reveal some of…

Have I got Newso for you!

Birmingham based artist Newso had recently purchased a brand spanking new pair of New Balance sneakers and wanted to use them as inspiration for his latest piece. They are a limited edition pair of New Balance 574 and feature a dragon on the side. He posted the progress of the wall on his Instagram feed…

Liskbot and Annatomix in intergalactic warfare!

Set in the Digbeth area of Birmingham this piece by Annatomix graces a large 40 foot wall on Floodgate Street which behind houses a fully working garage. Anna is a self taught artist from Birmingham, UK with a passion for the sciences, history, religion and philosophy. Her work covers illustration, painting, sculpture and urban art.”…

Brummie Paste-ups

A lot of cities have their fair share of street art and graffiti but not all feature paste-ups that much – cue Birmingham! Here there seemed to be an abundance of paste-ups throughout the Digbeth area of the city. Set around the buildings on Floodgate Street, Green Street and Little Anne Street – they quite…

The Custard Factory

The Custard Factory is it’s own little piece of greatness set just a few minutes walk from the ultra busy Bullring shopping centre in the heart of Birmingham. Located in the Digbeth area of the City, and as the name suggests, has a strong to connection to the famous yellow stuff and so this is…