Painting the Forest Hill Mural

Exciting news: The Forest Hill Mural will be painted this weekend :tada:

More details here.

Not only does this design feature the Horniman Walrus (a nod to our internationally-renowned local museum), but the artist, Lionel Stanhope, will paint the text in London Overground orange to make our mural even more unique to the SE23 area:

From @Lionel:

We wish you the best of luck, Lionel. Thanks to all who donated to our whirlwind crowdfunder to make this project a reality.

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I look forward to seeing the finished work.

I wonder if, at some point in the future, that dead lamppost could be turned into a ground based up-lighter?

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Perhaps @MajaHilton could influence Lewisham’s street lighting people/contractor to remove it if it is truly redundant.

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Loving the new Overground Orange for the lettering. It will really pop out against the blue and, as you say, give our sign a bit of individuality.

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Painting starts today @SE23life @HornimanMuseum @ForestHillArts @SELondonBlog

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Photo by @Lionel

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Oh wow how exciting!

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Photo by @Lionel

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Quick work! I don’t have enough likes for this…

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The orange was a great colour choice. And I had originally preferred the green background option.

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The orange and blue really sing to each other. We’ve got a contemporary sign with a nod towards tradition, the perfect combination.

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Wow, that is coming along nicely. Look forward to seeing it in the flesh soon.

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Had a good day today. Wall is dry and clean. This is how I left it for today. Back to tomorrow for lots more.

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Top work - it looks great and I am sure it will look even better when done.

Looks amazing so far @Lionel!

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So cool!

It looks amazing! The colours are great. The dog might get a bonus walk this evening to check it out…

Looking absolutely fantastic,great work Lionel

It is much more prominent than i was expecting. Another landmark for Forest Hill

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