• Overgrown City
  • Overgrown City

A Free Community Exhibition
18 Jan - 21 Feb 2021

Overgrown City is a community exhibition from Buzzing Roots funded by Arts Council England. Taking part is free and anyone can participate! Like in a fairy-tale, let's rediscover the magic of our communities. We are inviting you to celebrate creativity and decorate a window at home! Just follow the steps below to get your window added to the Interactive Map.

Online Workshops 9 - 10 Jan 2021

Our artists ran a weekend of online workshops on the 9 - 10 of Jan 2021 and made decorations for Curve, Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, LCB Depot and Leicester Print Workshop and their local library's windows. See the pictures bellow and the Get Inspired page for videos from the artists.

Get Inspired

Between 18th January and 21st February. visit your local library windows at Pork Pie Library, Beaumont Leys Library, The Brite Centre and St Barnabas Library to see how they have been decorated. If you live in the City Centre you can view windows at Curve, Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, LCB Depot and Leicester Print Workshop. These locations are all on the Interactive Map to help you find them. You can visit them on your local daily walks or online from your sofa. Get inspired and decorate your window.

Decorate Your Window

Think what materials you have at home and then decorate a window that is visible from your street, so everyone can enjoy it.

Displayed content must be child-friendly. Do not display anything discriminatory or unlawful. The organiser Buzzing Roots has the right to remove your window from the exhibition map if it is found that your window decoration don't apply to our Terms and Conditions.

Send Us Your Pictures

Take a picture of your window and use the Submission Form to submit your window to the map via this website anytime between 18th January and 21st February 2021.

Once we've approved your submission it will be added to the Interactive Map and will become part of your local community's exhibition! Your pictures will also be added to the Gallery.