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#HistoryOfLeakeStreet

A 'brief' presentation on the #HistoryOfLeakeStreet for Femme Fierce Reloaded at The Vaults in Leake Street, Waterloo, by LDNGraffiti.

Here's my topics, a few of the slides/photos and research links.

  • Waterloo Station opened 1848: Griffin Street/Leake Street - Connection Road & Pedestrian link.
  • London Necropolis Railway Terminus opened 1854 to 1941.
  • David Morley RIP, 2004.
  • Waterloo Eurostar 'Chunnel' opened 1994, closed 2007.
  • Street closed? / Pedestrianised.
  • Cans - Banksy & friends, May 2008.
  • London Writers Takeover, August 2008.
  • Opened up to LDN...
  • The Vaults (Lazarides, Shunt & more).
  • 'Exit Through The Gift Shop', Banksy Film Premiere at Lambeth Palace.
  • Battle of Waterloo, 2010-2012.
  • Femme Fierce 2014.
  • Street Art Lessons / Videos & Photoshoots...
  • 'Street Art Context' (Lost, but writers gain) (Commercialisation & Gentrification).
  • Now and the future: House of Vans, Pocket Park...
  • #FemmeFierce Reloaded 2015! #InternationalWomensDay

Many thanks to Ayaan and all the organisers of Femme Fierce, and very well done for another great event at Leake Street in Waterloo. Congratulations to all the artists involved and here's to the next one!

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