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#HumansOfLSA : Steph Warren

Updated: Feb 5, 2020

Taking inspiration from the original #HumansOfNewYork campaign that was designed to get to know the person behind the lens, our #HumansOfLSA introduces some of the characters that have helped shape Leake Street Arches.

This week, we spoke to Steph Warren, artist and Graffiti consultant for LSA.

1. What did you want to be when you were a child? A grown up

2. Where is your happy place? Old Town Hastings…the beach in particular

3. What’s your first ever memory? Being paralysed with fear as a spider walked over me

4. What do you regard as your biggest achievement in life so far? Launching my art gallery, Stella Dore, in 2007

5. What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever done? Having to close Stella Dore in 2009

6. When did you last break the rules? I can’t give you that info, you might tell on me

7. If you could meet anyone (living or dead) who would it be? They say you shouldn’t meet your heroes

8. If you were a graffiti artist, what would your tag name be and why? See answer to number 6

9. What scares you most? Loved ones dying

10. If you could be remembered for one quality, what would it be? Being kind

Tunnel Rules

London & Continental Railways Limited (LCR), the landlord of Leake Street Arches and the managers of the Leake Street Tunnel, are keen to support the creative community working on Leake Street and ensure that other people in the local area continue to value the contribution that tunnel activities bring to the neighbourhood. These Tunnel Rules are designed to create an enjoyable experience for everyone.

Events, Filming and Photography

If you are interested in holding an event (including photo shoot or film shoot) in the public spaces of Leake Street Arches, please complete this Authorisation Form and send to info@leakestreetarches.london.

If you are interested in holding a private event at one of the businesses in Leake Street Arches, please contact the business directly or email us on
info@leakestreetarches.london and we will introduce you.

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