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Upfest 2018 WILL go ahead as fundraising target reached

Upfest 2018 attracts thousands to Bedminster every year. Credit: ITV News

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.

400 artists from around the world take part in the event. Credit: ITV News

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.