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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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Upfest partners with Aardman & Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

To celebrate Morph’s 40th birthday, the team at Aardman has partnered up with Europe’s largest live street and urban art festival, Upfest to create an official portrait of the much-loved character.
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Upfest Announce 2017 Artist-Line-Up

Upfest 2017 promises to be the brightest and best yet as the world renowned festival returns to South Bristol with a jam-packed line-up of artistic talent from across the globe.
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Upfest announces Pahnl as festival artists 2017

Street art duo, Pahnl has been announced as this year’s Upfest festival artist, becoming the first duo to create the logo and poster for this year’s festival which takes place from 29th – 31st July.
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Upfest II - new book showcases festival art

The new Upfest book, Upfest II will be published this week celebrating the festival's eight years and creating a visual history of the event.
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UPFEST II - Photography at Upfest - Open Submission

A new Upfest book is on it’s way and this is your chance to get your photos published! We are coming to you, the public, artists, professionals and amateurs, in a callout for submissions for all the great pictures you have taken at Upfest over the years. Competition closes 9th of September!
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