God's Own Junkyard

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Walthamstow

God's Own Junkyard showcases neon artist Chris Bracey's personal collection of work in a salvage yard in Walthamstow. It contains everything from his signage for Soho sex clubs in the '60s to his work for the movie industry, including pieces that were used in 'Captain America', 'Eyes Wide Shut', 'Byzantium' and more. Sandwiched in between all of this, you'll find his artwork, some of which have been exhibited in his gallery shows, and others that were specially commissioned by other artists and clients.

The Junkyard is currently open to visitors 1030am-4pm, every Friday and Saturday. Entry is free.

Venue name: God's Own Junkyard
Address: Unit 12, Ravenswood Industrial Estate
Walthamstow
London
E17 9HQ

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writtenbyfitton

I have never seen anything like this before!  God's Own Junkyard will blow your mind, I swear.  The late, great Chris Bracey worked with neon for over four decades, and filled a Walthamstow warehouse with neon artworks, circus signs and larger-than-life film props - it's truly spectacular and needs to be seen to be believed.  Lots and lots of photos and further details can be found on my blog: http://wp.me/p4nrrM-TF - I thought it was so amazing.

There's a cafe on site too - The Rolling Scones.

- Nina
Have You Heard Of It? Editor | HYHOI.com

Arlene madayag

Very interesting piece of article, looking forward to visiting The yard this w/end. Looking for some ideas for my daughters room And this has given me some very good ideas so far!