A New Mural for Swindon Town Centre

2 months ago Fri 22nd Apr 2022

regent circus mural

 

Local Business Improvement District (BID) company, inSwindon BID Co commissioned local artist Tim Carroll, whose portfolio includes One Hundred Views of Swindon and Figure Paintings. Tim was first introduced to them by Artsite, where he was then tasked with creating an exciting mural display for the Regent Circus, the help enrich the complex. 

Utilising funds from the Government’s Welcome Back Fund, the mural has reimaged a recently discovered lost piece of art by acclaimed artist Harold Dearden.

Artist Tim Carroll said, ‘I have very much enjoyed the whole project and am pleased with the result. Everyone has been marvellous to work with and a great help. I have really appreciated the opportunity to work on such a large scale.’

Commenting on the mural, inSwindon BID Co Director, Anita Bellinger said: ‘Congratulations to Tim on creating such a stunning piece of artwork. We have been delighted to manage this new initiative as one of the many projects inSwindon BID have lined up to encourage visitors back to the Town Centre. The mural is very special and unique to Swindon. We are now excited to share this fabulous piece with all our visitors. Wonderful art, accessible to all.’