Welsh Language Music Day – Celf stryd

The second ever Welsh Language Music Day was held on 10th February, 2017 with the aim of celebrating and promoting music from Wales to the world. A series of events were held throughout the day with the Welsh Government working in partnership with Deezer, HMV, BBC, Grazing Shed, Spillers and others to help spread the…

Graff Wars-The Force Awakens

As the latest Star Wars film is unleashed on the public in Britain some Star Wars based street art was unleashed on the North Wales town of Colwyn Bay. Credit:PA Photography/Phil Andrews Photographer Phil Andrews managed to capture this amazing street art in all it’s glory. Painted by local artist Dime One who took to…

Bridgend looks up

Over the last few decades lots of towns in South Wales have been left a bit behind whereas the large cities of Cardiff, Newport and Swansea have seen major investment and development. Town’s like Bridgend do deserve some attention where recently the town centre has seen some improvements with pedestrianisation, planners making the most of…

Look up Bridgend!

Most major cities across the UK have some sort of art culture with areas that attract some decent street art but step outside most of these cities and this dwindles to almost nothing. These smaller towns and cities are missing out on what creative street art can bring to an area and so someone has…

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…

Chapel graffiti and stencils at Aberthaw Boys Village

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…

March of Ownership

You can’t beat a day of urban exploring in derelict buildings around Wales (aka urbexing) and this day took us to the South Wales valley town of Abercarn. The 1890’s Chapel laid abandoned and forlorn amongst the leafy valley which had deteriorated slowly since it’s closure in 1980. Even though there was space to park…

Newport before The Ryder Cup visited

A quick trek to Newport to check out the emerging graffiti and stencil scene near the City Centre area. Firstly some stencils checking out the Ryder Cup which took place at The Celtic Manor site earlier in the year. Featuring some other random tags and stencils from around the dual carriageways. But my favourite was…