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£990raised of £1,000 target by 46 supporters

    Weʼve raised £990 to bring back a Bob Marley mural

    Location
    Brockley, London, United Kingdom
    Time left
    Funded on Wednesday, 13th May 2015

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    Bob Marley has been at the heart of South London's community for decades. A Bob Marley mural was first painted over 40 years ago in Brockley by an unknown artist. This was replaced in 2005 as part of 'black icons' celebration but demolished in 2014 to make way for a new housing development.

    We want to Bring Back Bob as the centrepiece of the forthcoming Brockley Street Art Festival (29th May - 6th June 2015).

    The local community was sad to lose its longstanding Bob Marley mural from the streets of Brockley. As well as showcasing the legend, the mural has always been seen as a celebration of local cultural diversity and a unique part of the area's rich artistic history.

    Today we're asking for your help to give Bob back to his rightful place as an iconic London mural. Help us to Bring Back Bob!

    The Brockley Street Art Festival takes place from Friday 29th May to Saturday 6th June 2015 held in conjunction with established arts festival Brockley Max. Painting will start on the opening night of the festival just yards from the original mural site on a wall owned by The Brockley Barge pub.

    £5,000 will go a long way to cover artists fees, materials and equipment for this and other murals painted during the festival.

    This is a brand new festival in the heart of South East London which will transform vacant walls and shutters into amazing spaces for public art for everyone to enjoy.

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    • Brockley Street Art team

      Brockley Street Art team

      2 years ago

      Brockley Street Art team

      Delighted to confirm funding from Lewisham Council will help us reach our target so we are reducing our target today. We will bring back Bob! Thanks

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    2 years ago

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    46

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 14, 2015

      £20.00

    • Cathy

      Cathy

      May 11, 2015

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 11, 2015

      There you go.. From gently elephant x

      £15.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 10, 2015

      Great idea! Good luck x

      £50.00

    • Beth Ryder

      Beth Ryder

      May 10, 2015

      Great idea. Can't wait to see it!

      £10.00

    • Marc L

      Marc L

      May 10, 2015

      Great opportunity to refresh the iconic mural in our Brockley

      £10.00

    • Lily vdB (JustGiving)

      Lily vdB (JustGiving)

      May 8, 2015

      Hope the mural will stay for years to come, and the people of London will continue to enjoy it!

      £5.00

    About the fundraiser
    Brockley Street Art team

    Brockley Street Art team

    Brockley, London, United Kingdom

    The festival is being organised by a dedicated team of local residents with the support of Brockley Max, Global Street Art & The Londonist. The activity is also supported by Lewisham Council. Visit: www.brockleystreetart.com Tweet: @brockstreetart #bringbackbob @brockleymax

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