Archive | March, 2014

STREET ART – 3dom takes part in Southbank street art festival

Bristol based street artist 3Dom took part in the first Southbank Street Art Festival held around the Southbank area in the heart of London. Other artists taking part included Dan Kitchener, Zakok, Spore, 3DOM, Pref, Ben Murphy and the Lost Souls Graffiti Crew with vast contributions from Roa and Phlegm. Here 3dom has created a […]

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STREET ART – Phil Morgan ‘Made in Roath’

The first Empty Walls festival was held throughout the Cathays and Roath parts of Cardiff in 2013. The event attracted 12 local and international artists to transform the Capital’s streets to bring colour, culture and vibrancy to the city. A whole range of artists painted the City including Phlegm, Colour Doomed, Run, 3Dom and Helen […]

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VIDEO – Turna Phrase ft Nordic – Doden

Local artist Turner Phrase has released his latest track ‘Doden’ – featuring the Swedish talents of Nordic. Filmed by Ryan Mcgrath the video is set across some fantastic Welsh landscapes including mountain tops, the coastline and even Cardiff’s Queen Street. The video was shot on a Canon 700d and a Nexus 700 with one of […]

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CCFC – Protest march videos

Cardiff City fans have marched the streets in their thousands to call for a restoration of the club’s blue identity before the Liverpool game this weekend. #CardiffCity fans ahead of the Keep Cardiff Blue march in #Canton. #Bluebirds pic.twitter.com/ZvbInoENAN — Jonathan Walters (@Jon__Walters) March 22, 2014 An estimated 3,000 fans gathered near the Admiral Napier […]

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CCFC STREET ART – Anti Vincent Tan graffiti

What great timing for some topical street art to appear in Sevenoaks Park just days before a protest march of Cardiff City fans is planned – the art illustrates how some fans are feeling since the current owner took over at Cardiff City Football Club. Just a short distance from the Cardiff City Stadium – […]

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DR WHO – Filming in Bute Park

The familiar bright yellow signs emblazoned with the terms ‘LSW’ and ‘LOC2’ led me to Cardiff’s Bute Park. These signs pop up rather sporadically around Cardiff but signify a location shoot for Dr Who around the capital city. Broadcast vehicles, cherry pickers and marquees were all situated just infront of the Royal Welsh College of […]

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STREET ART – Giant Pencils by HB

Quietly lurking on telegraph poles and walls amongst a Cardiff back lane are some giant pencils. (what else did you expect?) Dotted around the lanes off City Road are the latest creation from local artist ‘HB.’ Here she has created 3ft high pencils in black and white, complete with a signature of ‘Hb’ lying amongst […]

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STREET ART – Lembo pussy poster in Riverside

Set in the Riverside area of Cardiff this is the latest addition from Lembo – a 3ft pussycat brightening up a rather decaying phonebox. Sitting rather proudly on Clare Street the pussy now has the name of ‘Bili’ which is sprawled above. The pussy is coloured orange and pink and stares into the nearby hairdressers. […]

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VIDEO – Barry Island Pleasure Park

Anyone living in the HTV region during the 1980’s must surely remember this iconic commercial for Barry Island Pleasure Park! The advert seemed to run for many years and had that familiar theme tune which someone has uploaded to Youtube in all it’s glory. The advert first aired when Barry Island Pleasure Park had an […]

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STREET ART – “Rodney you plonker”

Most people probably walk straight past this bit of stencil work on the lanes off City Road, Cardiff. But sitting at low level is this two colour stencil featuring Del Boy from tv’s Only Fools and Horses and his famous line “Rodney you plonker”

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STREET ART – Stand-up by Colour Doomed

Needing no introduction another striking piece by local artist Colour Doomed features in the alleys off Northcote Lanes in Roath, Cardiff Featuring a really colourful skeleton singing his heart out into a mic. Strikingly warm colours enhanced by the strong low Winter sunshine – really love that drip effect onto the floor too.

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VIDEO – The Vincent Tan rap

Just days after some Norwegian video makers created a spoof video on “How to act like Vincent Tan” – today another humorous video has been released titled ‘The Vincent Tan Rap.’   This latest video has been created by Youtube user Squash The Lemon and illustrates Tan’s fondness for the colour red. Throughout the video […]

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STREET ART – Lordship Lane house in Dulwich

A rather large detatched house lies proudly on Dulwich’s Lordship Lane – but due for demolition soon this structure is not bowing out quietly! It has been totally covered in street art both inside and out as part of a very unique project entitled, “Baroque The Streets: Dulwich Street Art Festival” which took place throughout […]

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Giant models of famous Welsh people

As Wales celebrated St David’s Day with daffodils, dragons, leeks and Welsh cakes – here in Cardiff they decided to celebrate by bringing out 5 large fibreglass models of some rather famous Welsh faces. These models took part in the annual St David’s Day parade which was the highlight for the many thousands of people […]

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ST DAVID’S DAY – Google Doodle

Google has created a special Doodle on it’s search page to celebrate St David’s Day – or Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant in Welsh. The illustration shows the red dragon and a little lady in traditional Welsh dress sitting together at a table for some tea. The dragon is pouring her a cup of tea with […]

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