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A blog about all things street art, graffiti and Sheffield.

Hillsfest Graffiti Tower

Last weekend we attended the inaugural Hillsfest at Hillsborough Park. A weekend arts festival to showcase and celebrate the creative side of Sheffield.

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The Herd of Sheffield has Arrived!

Hendophant sculpture

Today marks the official start of the Herd of Sheffield, a ten week public art event taking place across the city. Throughout the summer Sheffield will be the home of 58 large elephant sculptures and 72 elephant calves.

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Little Herd of Sheffield in the Winter Gardens

Little Herd of Sheffield

Earlier today on my lunch break I took a wander over to the Winter Gardens where some of the first of the Little Herd of Sheffield have arrived.

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Pete McKee's 6 Weeks to Eternity

Pete Mckee beach picture

Yesterday afternoon I headed over to Magna in Rotherham to see Sheffield artist Pete McKee’s latest exhibition 6 Weeks to Eternity with my partner. It’s his largest exhibition to date and was definitely worth the trip. It’s only on for two days (14th and 15th May) so if you’re reading this on the morning of the 15th and haven’t been yet, get over there quick!

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New West Bar Totem Sculptures

If you head down the hill from the city centre towards the courthouse today you’ll discover a much improved West Bar. After months of works the area is looking all shiny and new with the first phase of the council’s “Grey to Green” coming to a close.

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Best New Sheffield Street Art of 2015

It’s late December and 2015 is nearly over and a new year upon us. Last month marked the first anniversary of Street Art Sheffield so I thought I’d look back over some of the best (in my opinion) new art works to appear over the last year.

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Illuminating York's Bunny Trail

Some of my favourite bunnies from this year’s Illuminating York festival found in various shop windows across the city.

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One Year of Street Art Sheffield

Street Art Sheffield launched a year ago and I wanted to take this opportunity to thank all the site’s visitors, supporters and promoters.

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Giant E.coli Bacterium Found in the Winter Gardens

A 90ft-long inflatable sculpture of an E.coli bacterium is on show in the Winter Gardens and it’s not to be missed!

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Street Art in Manchester's Northern Quarter

Street art and graffiti from Manchester’s Northern Quarter photographed earlier this summer.

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