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Bristol's urban art festival Upfest to take a break in 2019

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The organisers of Europe's largest street art festival which takes place in Bristol have announced it will take a break next year.

Upfest celebrated its tenth anniversary this summer with a theme inspired by The Simpsons.

Organisers say they hope the break will allow artists to rest and refresh the festival which is expected to return in 2020.

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The event involves 400 artists from around the world.

More than 50,000 visitors walked around Bedminster, taking in the artwork at this year's festival.

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Artists from across the globe take part in Upfest each year.
The artwork is created on walls and buildings around Bedminster. Credit: Upfest