Europe's largest street art and graffiti festival is now a firmly established part of the Bristol calendar with over 250 artists coming from around the world to take part.
Upfest, Europe’s biggest free street art and graffiti art festival, is now a firmly established annual event in the Bristol calendar, attracting over 250 cutting-edge graffiti artists from all over the world.
The artists descend on Bristol to paint stunning visual spectacles at venues throughout Southville and Bedminster with 30,000 square foot of artwork over the weekend.
Artists paint to a soundtrack of live music at locations including the Tobacco Factory, Hen and Chicken and Redpoint Climbing Centre. Upfest is a family-friendly festival and hundreds of families attend each year – kids can take part in graffiti workshops, draw on a ‘giant doodle wall’ and lots more art-related activities. The festival raises money for The National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACOA).
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