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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.

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Springfield coming to South Bristol

BIG NEWS... The Simpsons are coming to Upfest. That’s right, we’re welcoming the world’s most famous family to Bristol this summer as The Simpsons join the Upfest 10th birthday celebrations. Matt Groening himself has handpicked three upfest artists from across the globe to bring a touch of Springfield to South Bristol!
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Upfest 2018 Lead artist announcement

Upfest 2018 has confirmed its lead artist line-up with talent from across the UK, Europe and South America will be joining Upfest 2018 Festival Artist Jody and Bristol greats such as Inkie, Cheo, Soker, Voyder and Andy Council. Europe’s largest street art festival returns to the streets of South Bristol from 28 – 30 July celebrating its 10th year in style with 400 artists from 70 countries in attendance, including this year’s lead artists Insane51, L7m, London Police, Nomad Clan, Odeith, and Paris.
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Win a Buff Monster AP print

Want to know what's going on with plans for Upfest 2018? Be first to know! sign up to our e-newsletter before 24th December via link above and someone will win this Artist Proof Print from the sold out edition of 'Something Melty This Way Comes' by Buff Monster!
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Upfest teams up with Ashton Gate Stadium to create the largest festival zone

This year, Upfest is teaming up with Ashton Gate to bring more than 100 artists to the stadium, creating a brand new area for the festival and the largest collection of live painting at the event.
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