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There's lots of superb graffiti, murals and street art around Shoreditch and Old Street in east London. The Tube carriages form part of Village Underground, an arts venue and creative community - London


This is my favourite; Superman holds up a leaning lamp-post just off Brick Lane. I went back a few weeks later and it had gone. Shame! - London




Also off Brick Lane is a Palestinian child cleverly made from text - London
















Meanwhile the Queen plays the accordion - London




















There's several 'stiks' in and around Brick Lane. This one is unusual as it's one of the few expressing anger/frustration - London


This hedgehog, or long haired rodent (you decide!) by Belgian artist ROA is opposite Shoreditch High Street station - London




eep a beady eye out for quirky artwork, especially in east London. These roaming animals, by Art is Trash, are on double yellow lines near the 'hedgehog' - London















Huge wall murals, again near Brick Lane. For anyone who doesn't know Brick Lane, it's a famous curry mile near Liverpool Street in east London
















A mural dedicated to an American teenager killed in USA. I can't remember the story to this so please pass on if you know - London


Ghost Driver, now preserved like a museum piece near Liverpool Street, is a Banksy. Above the car is Ronzo's Crunchy Credit, chewing on a pound coin - London




A ribboned, cigar smoking woman by street artist Otto Schade - London



















Brightly coloured owls are Dscreet's signature - London




















Horizontal Stik was originally in the vertical black frame but later appeared being 'carried away' (above) by big Stik. Like it! London


Pure Evil depicts bleeding eyes, in 3D, as well as cartoon bunnies. He has a gallery on Leonard Street - London





'Just Look At This' along with Stik and several others - London
















El Mac's Mexican peasant farmer - London
















Vhils (tag on the right) chipped away at plaster to reveal this superb portrait (noone famous as far as I know) - London


Definitely check out Rivington Street which has so much quality street art - London




I love this cheeky fox - London

















These miniature faces, with eyes closed, just started appearing in 2014, signed off by Gzegos - London




















Ben Wilson decorates chewing gum left on the streets. Councils tried to prosecute him but it was ruled that though the pavement was public property, the gum wasn't, therefore no crime was committed - London


Perspex protects most Banksy's that haven't already been removed for profit, this one being in the grounds of Cargo, a bar on Rivington Street - London


Hidden behind tarpaulin near the BT Tower is an obscured view of another Banksy: 'If graffiti changed anything - it would be illegal' - London




A sprinting panther, with an oxygen tank on its back? - London
















'99% of people will not notice this' - London















Jonesey places his bronze sculptures on road signs. Easy to miss! London


Here a child plucks nuclear signs from the ground. Otto Schade often comments on environmental issues - London




Another good area for street art is Hackney Wick, across the canal from the Olympic Park in Stratford - London

















Shithouse to Penthouse - plenty of street art going on in this derelict building close to the Crate Brewery - London
















The entrance to the canalside No.90 Bar & Kitchen in Hackney Wick - London


I thought this mural at Brixton market was someone famous, but it's a portrait of one of the market stallholders - London




Stik comes in many guises. Street art on the South Bank - London


















The graffiti tunnel on Leake Street, a few blocks behind the London Eye - London


















This David Bowie mural opposite Brixton tube station serves as a homage to the singer. He died in January 2016, a year before this photo was taken - London


Brixton has an atmosphere all of its own, a bohemian place with a strong Afro-Caribbean flavour, niche shops and a hefty dose of street art - London





One of many paintings by street artist Banksy.
This is Chalk Farm Maid, opposite Chalk Farm tube station in north west London. Oops! It's now been painted over.
More info on Banksy art locations and his official site





















A slightly worse for wear Banksy at Bethnal Green, east London. The double yellow lines of the flower used to carry on to the pavement and to the road.




















A Hitchcock street mural off Leytonstone High Road - London


(Commissioned?) street art on the streets of Walthamstow, a short bus ride from Leytonstone in east London




An eye catching shop shutter on the way to Walthamstow - London



















The entrance to the Copeland Park Industrial Estate. Peckham's got a lively nightlife especially around Blenheim Grove and the Levels, a converted indoor car-park - London





















Walk along the Regent's Canal towpath from King's Cross to Camden - London






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