Pub's wall turned into mural celebrating Daniel Farke

The completed mural at the Fat Cat and Canary in Norwich.

The completed mural at the Fat Cat and Canary. - Credit: Lauren Cope

A mural celebrating Daniel Farke and the Canaries has brought a splash of colour to a Norwich pub and become, it is hoped, the first of several similar pieces of art.

The Fat Cat and Canary, on Thorpe Road, is now home to a Norwich City themed mural painted by talented artist Gnasher Murals.

The mural being painted at the Fat Cat and Canary.

The mural being painted at the Fat Cat and Canary. - Credit: Fat Cat and Canary

It is part of a push by Along Come Norwich to see unused and empty walls around the city given a fresh lick of yellow and green paint after a successful season for the club.

The mural when it was nearly finished.

The mural being painted. - Credit: Fat Cat and Canary

Gnasher Murals started work at the pub on Saturday morning, continuing throughout the day and finishing his masterpiece at roughly 5pm.

Jon Punt, of Along Come Norwich, said it looked even better than he expected, and that Gnasher had captured the essence of Farke.

"We have got the best colours in world football," he said, "and we don't make enough of that around Norwich.

"There's brilliant art around the city centre and some great murals, but not much celebrating the football club.

"We are calling for people who are willing to give us wall space."

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He said any homeowners or business owners with empty walls they were happy to put forward should get in touch.

The mural was painted on Saturday, May 29.

The mural was painted on Saturday, May 29. - Credit: Lauren Cope

By the afternoon the mural was already catching the eye of City fans, with posts on social media praising it.

Landlord of the Fat Cat and Canary Christian Hodgkinson said he had jumped at the chance to be involved when Along Come Norwich got in touch.

A picture of the mural while it was in progress.

A picture of the mural while it was in progress. - Credit: Fat Cat and Canary

He said the "amazing" mural had gone down well with customers, and that it would be a good talking point for those at the pub.

He said he hoped it would encourage people to visit the pub for a pint and a look at the mural.

If you'd like to be involved, get in touch with Along Come Norwich on alongcomenorwich@gmail.com

To see more of Gnasher Murals' work, visit gnashermurals.com

The completed mural at the Fat Cat and Canary.

The completed mural at the Fat Cat and Canary. - Credit: Lauren Cope

The mural was painted by Gnasher Murals.

The mural was painted by Gnasher Murals. - Credit: Lauren Cope



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