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Over 80 metres of brilliantly illustrated poetry. Simply stunning!
We're painting an enchanting mural in a Victorian railway tunnel, in order to preserve local history and make people smile.
Did you see us on STV's 6pm News on Friday 6th March?
And here are links two edits (one long, one short) of a cool video by Javier Flowers - Gracias Javier!
Read the RLS poem: http://www.scottishpoetrylibrary.org.uk/poetry/poems/railway-carriage
We are transforming a previously dark and scary tunnel into a safe and welcoming home for Scotland's largest historical mural, celebrating the industrial, social, artistic and literary history of our community.
Thank you to everyone who has donated to the project - we really appreciate your generosity. If you haven't donated yet, please consider doing so and don't forget that Gift Aid can add £12.50 to every £50 that you give. See the "How can you help" link or just click the red button below to go to Virgin Money Giving:
Here are a few recent images. We'll be painting more as soon as the Coronavirus situation let’s us do so safely.
Huge thanks go to our generous sponsors, who include lots of people in our local community and:
We are also supported by a grant from the Virgin Money Foundation
Find us on Facebook (@thecolintontunnel); Twitter (@tunnelcolinton) and Instagram (colintontunnelmural)