Bicycle Art Workshops for young people to decorate a bike and learn basic maintenance.
Old bicycles are provided by the local police. Bicycle bells are donated by Lambeth Recycling who visited the project to give a talk.
Supported by the Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund, London Community Foundation, Brockwell Park Community Partners & Brixton Community Base.
Aims of the project
- To introduce basic bicycle maintenance.
- To develop creative skills by transforming an old bike through respraying and stencilling.
- To introduce the idea of recycling.
Bling Ya Bike runs sessions throughout the year for all sections of the community.
Lamonte Johnson is currently delivering a project funded by the Evening Standard with young people from Tulse Hill and Cressingham Gardens. These are workshops in fashion design, how to ‘Bling Ya Bike’ and social entrepreneurship.
For more information, please visit http://www.blingyabike.com
Tel: 07574 742 570