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Upfest 2010

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Upfest ’10 will be held 5 and 6 June 2010 at the Tobacco Factory (Raleigh Road, Bristol, BS3 1TF). Nearly 200 artists will paint live at the free event, which will also feature two stages of live urban music.

This year’s MashUP theme will be at play in the art through collaborative pieces being produced by the international crowd of

The audience, expected to dwarf last year’s attendance of over 3,500 people, will also be able to browse and buy artwork from the artists involved. As with all Upfest events, the audience is also given a unique opportunity to interact with artists as they paint large-scale pieces.

Upfest is the largest event of its kind in the UK and across Europe, having grown significantly since the first festival was held in 2008. As with previous years, the event will also serve to raise awareness of the National Association for Children of Alcoholics (Nacoa). Over the past two years, Upfest has helped raise over £10,000 in aid of the amazing work this charity undertakes.

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