Weʼve raised £2,611 to support the Burley Banksy in spreading yellow, white and blue joy across Leeds.
- Funded on Tuesday, 7th January 2020
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Phil Hay's recent article on The Athletic told the touching story of the "Burley Banksy", Andy McVeigh, who paints Leeds yellow, white and blue, with the blessing of the city, including its authorities. Andy has been giving up his evenings for over a year to create heartfelt art for the community.
He has also been funding the provision of materials personally and I'm sure he'd say he's happy to do so, but that doesn't mean he should have to. We particularly think he deserves some support following the heartbreaking vandalisation of his Gary Speed memorial on what would have been Gary's 50th birthday. We'd like to show him that the city appreciates his efforts, so any donations that might help him to purchase new materials and protect his existing paintings would be greatly appreciated! Please feel free to leave words of support too!
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Oct 15, 2019
Keep up the good work Andy.
Oct 3, 2019
Don't let the fuckers get you down
Oct 3, 2019
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Sep 13, 2019
Don't let these awful bullies win. Loving the work. Done from the heart, makes me proud to live in Leeds.
Sep 12, 2019
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