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Thamesmead Arts Festival

Details about the week long arts festival in Thamesmead are slowly emerging on the Trust Thamesmead site. There’s a list of some of the highlights in this PDF. Unfortunately for me they are capitalising on half term and running most … Continue reading

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Is Icon Back at Work?

  The early days of this blog covered a lot of snaps of graffiti around the area by a local artist who goes by the moniker Icon, or more lately, Trust Icon. He (or, indeed, she) has seen a lot … Continue reading

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Vote now! (As they used to say on Banzaii)

One of the areas of Thamesmead that was listed by many as a bad spot when I went to the first regeneration group, was the area known as the A Bridge. This is a footbridge that crosses the Eastern Way … Continue reading

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Graffiti in Thamesmead (part 5)

Again, I’ve not seen this one myself, but somebody posted a link on Twitter. Here we see a Sherlock Holmes figure peering through a magnifying glass at a number of tumbling question marks: http://via.me/-122xny Alongside it, the “icon” logo is … Continue reading

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Graffiti in Thamesmead (part 4)

This piece appeared on Sunday, and it’s not up to the usual standard, I feel. The dark space below the cherubs is messy and I wonder if it covers something that went wrong. It also contains a grocer’s apostrophe so … Continue reading

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Graffiti in Thamesmead (part 3)

This little gremlin dude (who might actually be a dog of sorts – I can’t tell) was spotted in the park area that stretches between Lesnes Abbey and Southmere Lake. It’s not clear who owns what – did the same … Continue reading

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Graffiti in Thamesmead (part 2)

After I wrote about graffiti before I came across a Tweeter by the handle @missy_t_k who had caught some extra images of pictures she’d spotted. I found a couple more myself, and I think it’s worth putting them up here … Continue reading

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Graffiti in Thamesmead

One day, probably a year or so back, I walked past the National Gallery off Trafalgar Square on my way to work and I was intrigued by some writing across the front of the building, which proudly proclaimed: Each day … Continue reading

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