A large crowd of around 60 folks turned up to celebrate the 30th birthday of one of Brixton’s most iconic murals, “Nuclear dawn,” a slowly fading 50ft high mural featuring a ‘skeletal figure of Death’ with cruise missiles against a sky filled with a nuclear explosion (archive pic: gramsci).
Located at the corner of Coldharbour Lane and Atlantic Road, a ceremony and plaque unveiling was held outside the mural, with organiser Ruth giving a talk.
A plaque celebrating the anniversary was unveiled by the original artists, Brian Barnes and Dale McCrea.
The ceremony went a little awry!
Cakes and badges at the Dogstar, where an interesting free talk and slideshow was held.
I can vouch for the quality of the cakes!