2019 Park Life

The first week of a new year and time for a fresh new paint to kick start 2019 in true flying colours. A range of Cardiff based street artists have painted here during 2018 with the remnants of their work still apparent in Cardiff’s Maitland Park many months later. Pictured above is work from some…

Buoys to Men!

An Autumnal visit to the capital city of Northern Ireland and a chance to wander the picturesque streets of Belfast. As development and improvements take place all around the city it was great to see the huge range of street art dotted around the place too. Starting around the River Lagan and the motorway interchange…

Mentalism vs Rmerism

From a distance everything may appear normal but moving past a tree that had fallen during the recent winds and some bright red lipstick seems to have been added to the Rmer piece in Sevenoaks Park. On closer inspection it appears that two red dots have been added to the eyes and some red lipstick…

Sevenoaks Paint Jam 2018

Such a large wall in the Grangetown part of Cardiff and such a long time since a large scale paint jam was held there. So step forward ‘Misery Hymns’ who organised the latest paint jam to hit the park. The event attracted a wide range of writers and painters from Cardiff and the surrounding areas….

Lady in blue

The first and longest legal graffiti wall in Cardiff is located at Sevenoaks Park in Grangetown and always attracts a high calibre of work. For years, going on a decade now, artists have painted the 130m long wall through each and every year – regardless of the weather! At one end of the wall it…

Seven ways to spray

The longest legal graffiti wall in Cardiff is based at the city’s Sevenoaks Park and is continually updated on a weekly basis – regardless of the weather. It attracts artists and writers from the local area and some from further afield too. Back in April, after the recent deluge, regulars Unity and Amok are pictured…

Unity Draw

A bright Summer’s day and as September kicks off it’s time for another refresh of Cardiff’s 300 foot long wall at Sevenoaks Park. Nestling in the Grangetown part of the city – first up was this stretch of wall featuring the talents of Myles Elliot, Unity Millimagic, Jams and Mr Draws. Unity’s B-Girl took centre…

Changing rooms

Local artist Peaceful Progress has recently been commissioned to spruce up some council buildings around Cardiff to help promote the importance of sport in the city.   His first stop was in Pontcanna painting a huge fiery dragon and representations of some sporting greats from the capital including Sam Warburton, Tanni Grey-Thompson and Gareth Bale…

Karm Foxy Birthday

The latest visit to Sevenoak’s Park located in the Grangetown area of the city unveiled some new work along the length of the largest legal graffiti wall in Cardiff. A crafty fox took centre stage on work by Pluzbrut, Somes and some other artist – was Baz tattoo responsbile for this amazing fox? Near this…

Vote graffiti love

As the Uefa football juggernaut left Cardiff all attention turned to the General Election taking place on June 8th. Thoughts were also with friends and family of the victims from the latest terror attack in London occurring just minutes after the final whistle blew in the Champions League Final being held in Cardiff. On a…

Suns out, cans out

As we saunter into Summer and the days are becoming much longer – meaning more time to paint and more time to saunter around and capture some of the great work adorning the walls of Cardiff. A legal wall for many years now is located in the Grangetown area of the city and stretches 300m…

Check Mait

Nestling near Cardiff’s Gabalfa flyover is a hidden park named Maitland Park. A very long wall makes it’s way around the perimeter and acts as a great canvas for some street art and graffiti. As the start of Summer beckons some new work adorns the walls in the park starting with some pieces by Rim,…

Pure Hdees

A new name appearing more and more around Cardiff is an artist called Hdees whose work has appeared at Hailey Park and more recently at Sevenoaks Park in Grangetown. Featuring three very colourful pieces set on a white canvas on the huge legal graffiti wall at the Cardiff park. All featuring quite warm colours with…

Autumn Parklife

Sevenoaks Park is located in the Grangetown part of the city and attracts a whole range of artists who paint along the 200m legal graffiti all year round. The legal graffiti wall attracts a range of artists from Cardiff and beyond – featuring a range of abilities and styles – some are old-timers whereas newer…

Gorgeous Gabalfa

Set at the top end of Whitchurch Road is a small park nestled behind rows of houses near the Gabalfa interchange. Within this leafy park was a small sports area with some street art making a fantastic backdrop. Featuring a selection of work from the Cardiff faithful including Amok, Amoe, Cruel Vapours and others –…

Gorfjam 2015

The Gorfjam is held in memory of Tom (aka Gorf) who died back in January 2011 – with events being held each year in memory of him and his work. The Gorfjam invites a whole host of graffiti and street artists from the local area to paint on this 130m long wall at Sevenoaks Park…

MK SO PK

A brief walk through Cardiff’s Sevenoaks Park on a wet Sunday afternoon usually unearths the week’s latest offerings on the city’s longest legal graffiti wall – and last Sunday it was no disappointment. (unlike the weather!) From afar I could see a bold yellow tag sprawling across the never ending wall. On closer inspection (well…

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…

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…

Green green grass of CVMK

A sunny day in The ‘Diff and what better than to paint a huge bit of street art on Grangetown’s 300 foot long graffiti wall! Oh yes purlease! On the first day it was unclear who was collaborating on this piece but a bright green wash had been applied to the wall and extended rollers…

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…

3Dom and the blockheads

A fantastic legal graffiti wall is housed alongside a railway track at Sevenoaks Park in Grangetown, Cardiff. The wall is ceremonally painted each year as part of The Roxejam event with other updates throughout the year. A walk past on a chilly Sunday afternoon brought my attention to a really colourful piece that I have…

Hailey Park and Boilerhouse in Autumn 2010

Showcasing some of the amazing talent in the local area on show for everyone to see at the rear of The Boiler House Project in Haileys Park. The wall is continually updated so if you are ever in the area check it out!

Hailey Park wall 2010

Showcasing some of the amazing talent in the local area on show for everyone to see at the rear of the now defunct Boiler House Project next to Haileys Park. This wall is continually updated so if you are ever in the area check it out!

Roxejam 2010 held in Cardiff.

The RoxeJam was originally set up in 2007 by Lou Lockwood as a memorial to her son Bill(aka Roxe), who had died in a road accident. It’s a 2 day free event held at SevenOaks Park in Grangetown, Cardiff bringing together all elements of hip hop culture and graffiti with support from Cardiff Council and…