Sophie Stamp and Fiona McAlear


Banksy’s old studios facing bleak future

12 Mar , 2015  

The owner of Banksy’s old studios has warned that the rooms could be converted into offices as early as 2017. “The end of Mother Studios” Joanna Hughes, who welcomed the street artist to her studios in the early noughties, says she will be priced out by the Stratford business boom. “They’re likely to turn it into […]

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Rare signed Banksys to be flogged by Hackney studio

10 Mar , 2015  

London’s first permanent display of Banksy’s prints will flog rare Banksys at £50,000 a pop. Hang-Up Gallery on Stoke Newington High Street are showing unique prints of the reclusive street artist’s paintings. The works will be displayed in their cosy underground “Banksy Bunker” starting from the end of March. The prints, recognisable to Banksy fans, […]

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Interactive map: A street art tour of Shoreditch

21 Mar , 2014  

View our interactive tour of Shoreditch’s street art

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Dalston mural, Hackney peace carnival


Iconic Dalston mural secures restoration funds

15 Mar , 2014  

A landmark Dalston mural promoting peace will finally be restored

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A rabbit portrayed in the mosaic in Hackney


Community group brighten up Hoxton with street art

24 Oct , 2013  

Hackney’s grey walls and drab pavements could be a thing of the past as a community group unveiled its first art project earlier this month, and look across the borough for other areas to brighten up.

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Graffiti: Van Gogh or vandalism?

25 Mar , 2011  

Hackney is renowned for its colourful and original street-art, but artists claim the local art form is under threat.

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Urban knitters wrap up Stoke Newington tree

17 Mar , 2010  

Guerilla knitters have wrapped up a Stokey tree in a multi coloured jacket.

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