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Europes largest Street Art and Graffiti Festival

The Upfest Crew are pleased to announce the return of Upfest - The Urban Paint Festival for 2018. The festival will take place between Saturday the 28th and Monday 30th of July.

Following the huge success of 2017 which saw 350 artist from across the globe and over 50,000 visitors descend on Bedminster, south Bristol, the team are currently working behind the scenes to make 2018 an awesome event to celebrate our 10th anniversary.

‘Artist registration is now closed for Upfest 2018, thanks to the 1,000 artists who’ve registered, international artist will be informed if they have been allocated a space by the 28th Feb and UK artists by the 11th of March.

Anyone interested in sponsoring or supporting the festival please email For press inquiries please email

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