Council Crackdown on established walls?

Council Crackdown on established walls?

On the 12th June a graffiti artist was detained by police in St Werburghs for painting in the Mina Road Tunnel. Anyone who knows the area would probably be surprised to hear this- the tunnel has been one of the few tolerated (if not officially sanctioned) painting spots in the city for more than a decade.

BristoLatino print issue launch

BristoLatino print issue launch

The launch party of BristoLatino’s first ever print issue, featuring an exhibition with the Feminist Archive South, Latin American DJs, and a small market with local arts and Latin American food stalls.
Save the Bear – Save the Bearpit – Full Council Meeting

Save the Bear – Save the Bearpit – Full Council Meeting

Last October, without prior discussion of any kind, Bristol City council served legal papers on The Bearpit Improvement Group (BIG) and Peoples Republic of Stokes Croft (PRSC) for removal of all assets (including the bear sculpture, performance space, and community...
Summer walk: Reading the streets

Summer walk: Reading the streets

Chris Chalkley, Founder of the People’s Republic of Stokes Croft, presents a personal perspective on the ongoing visual debate that takes place on the walls of and through the architecture of Stokes Croft. The urban environment is an ever evolving space, a...