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Bristol graffiti artists urging youngsters to bowl

Bristol graffiti artists have created work like this in an attempt to attract younger members to try bowls Credit: ITV Westcountry

Graffiti artists in Bristol have transformed a bowls club in the city in the hope of attracting younger members to the sport.

It's ahead of Upfest - Europe's largest urban paint festival which takes place at the end of this month.

The Greville Smyth Club will be just one of the many places in Bedminster and Southville to receive a make-over as part of the festival that's now in its sixth year.

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Noticed the new art installation at Temple Meads?

If you're travelling through Bristol Temple Meads this week you might notice something different as you approach the station. A new art installation highlighting the city's famous graffiti culture has been put in place - and it's quite a contrast to Brunel's famous architecture.

It's to celebrate the launch of the latest project to regenerate the run down Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone. There are already plans for a 12,000 seater arena, now the Council want the public to make their mark too.


Organisers say See No Evil was big success

3,500 spray cans were used in the street art project Credit: We Are Plaster

This year’s See No Evil street art project in Bristol attracted a record crowd of 50,000 people over the weekend.

In total, there were 3,500 spray cans used, 40 global street artists attended and 12 multi-story buildings graffitied over the course of 7 days on Nelson Street.

Organisers described the event as a 'huge success'.

Members of the public have a go at graffiti

Police officers join in with graffiti Credit: Alexandra Lodge

Police in Bristol are inviting members of the public to try their hand at Graffiti. Officers have set aside a wall in Nelson Street for people to have a go at some street art.

However they are reminding everyone that they must have permission to paint on buildings otherwise it's against the law. The See No Evil street art project is the largest in Europe.


Graffiti artists in Bristol for London 2012 Festival

Graffiti artists will be in Bristol ahead of the second See No Evil project today. More than 30 street artists from around the world will paint images and designs along Nelson Street in the city centre. The weeklong event in August is part of the London 2012 festival.

Graffiti artists in Bristol for See No Evil event Credit: ITV West Country
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