The Rainbow Street - Copyright Tash Frootko

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Get ready to walk a real life Rainbow!

Local colour creative Tash Frootko (see blog here) took transforming a street to the next level in Summer 2020 when she painted forty of the fifty-two houses on St Mark Street in exceptionally bold and vibrant colours. 

If you love colour then you will adore this kaleidoscopic street now fondly known as 'The Rainbow Street'. The now famous street, located a ten minute walk from the city centre gained huge amounts of media attention, has featured on TV and recently in a BBC4 short film. 

One of the windows near the mid point of the street has been decorated by Tash with information about the project and features a commission from artist Georgia Hurley. The artwork depicts all of the houses from the street in correct colour order on a wheel. Which is your favourite house colour and can you locate it on the wheel?

The Rainbow Street looks sensational in photographs and is a brilliant background for selfies. This colourful street is guaranteed to make you smile whatever the weather!

 

All photos credit Tash Frootko

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The Rainbow Street

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St Mark Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2QQ

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Nettleton Road, GloucesterNettleton Road can be found just off Eastgate Street in the city centre and is a row of twelve traditional Victorian terraced houses. The road was given its colour transformation by Tash in 2018 and rapidly gained international recognition in the media.

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