Atlantic record

It was one of the first areas of Cardiff to be transformed as part of the Cardiff Bay redevelopment with a host of apartments being built around this stretch of water known at Atlantic Wharf. As the sprawl of the bay moved to other areas some street art and graffiti has become apparent in these…

Women of the World

Cardiff based artist Helen Bur was commissioned in 2016 to paint a very large wall at the heart of the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay. View this post on Instagram Part 1 of a sketch for a new mural I'll be doing for WOW festival at the Wales Millennium Centre in a couple of…

Rats are back!

A wander around the streets of Cardiff Bay and located only a stones throw away from The Wales Millennium Centre was some new work from local lad Kyle Legall. Painted on two separate wooden hoarding on James Street in the ever-changing ‘Tiger Bay’ area of the city were some eye catching pieces of work detailing…

Breakin the Bay 2016

Breakin’ The Bay is a free annual Hip Hop festival held at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay. It’s billed as a celebration of Hip Hop culture covering the elements of DJ and MCing along with graffiti and street art too. This year it was held over the last two weekends of July –…

Subway street art

Once the busiest docks in the world Cardiff Bay has a lot of history and stories to tell. But as the new ‘Cardiff Bay’ takes over from the older ‘Tiger Bay’ it’s great to unearth some history about the place which has been brought to the forefront by local artist Peaceful Progress. The artist was…

Helter Skulter

Set in the heart of Cardiff Bay and only a stones throw away from the Wales Millennium Centre is a half constructed building which has stood empty for many years now. Originally painted by Rmer and Tizer their previous work can be viewed by clicking the image or link below:- https://diffgraff.wordpress.com/drinking-the-bay/ So over the weekend…

Tiger Bay Skate Park

The dream of Cardiff Bay was originally to be a mecca for leisure and sporting activities with the huge man-made lake to be the centre-piece for attracting a range of sports. The reality has been the introduction of the Extreme Sailing series, the building (eventually) of a new icerink, a white water rafting complex and…

Bay Breakin’ II

Breakin’ The Bay is a free annual Hip Hop festival held at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay. It’s billed as a celebration of Hip Hop culture covering the elements of DJ and MCing along with graffiti and street art too. Held over the weekend of 8th and 9th of August the event attracted…

The Heart Thief

Veering from the usual street-art haunts around Cardiff and taking a venture off the beaten track and through some under growth near Atlantic Wharf in Cardiff Bay (well someone’s got to do it!) The usual suspects and tags were apparent on the hidden wall behind the layer of trees and bushes but something else seem…

Sealock street art

Littered along the Taff Trail are a few legal walls for street art with one near the start of the trail in Cardiff Bay. Set under the busy A4232 road that connects both parts of the bay together near the Cardiff Yacht Club – this definately adds some interest to an otherwise homogeneously transformed docks…

Drinking the Bay

Late in the Summer of 2014 local artist Rmer was joined by fellow crazy man Tizer to paint on a vacant building just a stones throw from the Wales Millennium Centre. Tizer painted this crazy wildstylish piece to the right hand side and featured this blue faced woman in the centre complete with the tag…

Park and Play in Cardiff Bay

Hailing from Penarth – the South Wales based illustrator Phil Morgan has been hard at work in a carpark located in Cardiff Bay for his latest project. Commissioned by The Wales Millennium Centre, set opposite the carpark, they asked Phil to bring together the essence of going to ‘The Bay’ to attend any of the…