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October, 2015

Graffiti mural dedicated to ‘Mibzy’ SONIC the hedgehog, Bart Simpson, a pint of Guinness and a chilli pepper – these are just some of the images spray painted onto a café wall in Gloucester Road in memory of local graffiti enthusiast Matthew Hibbert. Better known by his friends as ‘Mibzy’, Bishopston resident Matthew passed away last July, at the age of 39, following a year of feeling unwell. Since his death, many eyecatching murals have appeared across the city, commemorating the much-loved and admired figure who co-ran ‘King of Paint’ – a spray supply outlet and gallery by the Bearpit. It was a popular spot for everyone who painted in Bristol to purchase materials and hangout. The latest Mibzy mural adorns the side of the Metro Café on the corner where Bishop Road meets Gloucester Road, and was painted by the Paintsmiths of

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Bishopston Voice - October '15  
Bishopston Voice - October '15