Street Art Tours on Yuup

                                                                                                                              Artwork By Paul Monsters


@say.yuup is a fantastic new online marketplace supporting local businesses and individuals offering exciting, fun local #Bristol experiences. It’s always great to get involved with great community projects and we’re excited to join over 75 local experiences on the site.

Ever wondered which incredible pieces are our very own #Upfest founder, Stephen Hayles favourites? We’re excited to launch our special edition Upfest art walk and stories experience in #Bedminster on @say.yuup.

In this special edition Yuup experience, you’ll explore the streets of Bedminster with the founder of Upfest and hear the hidden meanings and history behind the art of Europe's largest street art festival - all from the person who started it. Stephen formed the beginnings of the festival back in 2008, and it has since grown it into a world renowned graffiti festival in the heart of South Bristol, attracting over 2,000 artists to the streets of Bedminster. Hear his own personal anecdotes about the festival's origins and the art that made it what it is today, as well as his favourite pieces over the years.

As you take in each piece you’ll hear about Bristol's own street art story as well as the past, present and future of Upfest, which attracts exciting new graffiti artists each year. Around 100 artworks can be found in Bedminster and Stephen will reveal how each was created, as well as sharing the importance of the Bedminster community to Upfest’s ethos.

Or you can Join us on an upfest stories and Street art walk

Explore the streets of Bedminster and discover the stories behind the art of Upfest, Europe's largest street art and graffiti festival.

As you take in each piece you’ll hear about Bristol's own street art story and the history of Upfest, which now attracts the world’s greatest graffiti artists each year. Around 100 artworks can be found in Bedminster and your host, Diedre, will reveal how each was created.

Get ready to discover the hidden gems of Upfest’s lesser known art, as well as globally acclaimed pieces like ‘Sea Change’ by Jody Thomas, featuring the climate campaigner Greta Thunberg.

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