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Upfest 2018 will go ahead after fundraisers have reached their target of £20,000. The event will see 400 artists from around the world showcase their work in Bedminster, Bristol.
The event, to be held in July, will be the 10th time it's been held. Around 50,000 people are expected to walk around Bedminster during the event to see the work being created.
Organisers say it costs £125,000 to run Upfest and were fundraising for part of that to go towards costs of things like artist materials, insurance, first aid and cleaning.
Organisers of Bristol's Upfest, who are asking the public to help fund this year's event, are just 15 hundred pounds off their target with just one day to go.
The event is Europe's largest free urban art festival and this year would be their tenth anniversary. The event held in July attracts hundred of artists from around 70 countries wanting to showcase their work.
Thousands of people attend the event every year - walking around Bedminster to take in pieces by the artists from all over the world.
You can help to fund this year's event here
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The largest street and graffiti festival in Europe will go ahead in Bristol this year after all. It comes after Upfest launched a successful crowdfunding bid to raise £20,000 pounds to put it on.
More than 30,000 people are expected attend the event in Bedminster and Southville from 29 - 31 July. It showcases the work of some 300 artists from around the world.
Upfest, Europe's largest street art festival, may not go ahead this year due to a lack of funds. The Bristol-based event needs £20,000.Read the full story ›