100s of titles, one news app for just $10 a month.
Dive Deeper:
Family friendly activities to keep you cool as heatwave approaches
From food to swimming, we've got you covered on staying cool this summer
Desert from Within Festival hits Israel's South - what you need to know
The festival is taking place on May 19-21 in various locations in the South, including Mitzpe Ramon, Sde Boker and…
Things to do in Dublin this weekend: Cocktails, drag brunch and much more
This weekend is shaping up to be an exciting one with things like drag brunch, live music and a stunning…
The Old Stillage pub in Redfield gets colourful new paint job
The venue’s management said it plans to install plywood cut-outs of the mural’s characters along the roof
One subscription that gives you access to news from hundreds of sites
Glasgow Southside Fringe has officially kicked off - here's everything still to come
The Southside Fringe is back for another year with a packed line-up for everyone to enjoy. From window exhibitions, markets…
Milk Thistle, Brozen Bar, Crying Wolf: Bristol's best independent cocktail bars
You'll be spoilt for choice
Get all your news in one place
Latest Entertainment news:
Report: Blues Goalie Throws Water Bottle at Avs’ Kadri During Interview
The Colorado forward was involved in a collision with St. Louis’s Jordan Binnington during Saturday’s contest.
Read news from The Economist, FT, Bloomberg and more, with one subscription
Learn More
Golf World Reacts to Tiger’s Laborious Third Round, PGA Withdrawal
Woods’s withdrawal came shortly after the 46-year-old shot a nine-over-par 79 in Saturday’s third round at Southern Hills Country Club.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child delivers a magical extravaganza at Australian premiere
A reimagined Harry Potter and the Cursed Child opened at the Princess Theatre in Melbourne for the Australian premiere on…
Clarks Steps Into The Cicaverse And Lets Fans Compete With Each Other
UK parkour champ Robbie Griffith, BMX rider Connor Stitt and break-dancer B-Girl Terra also participate in the virtual games.
Video Shows Tiger Woods’s Knee Giving Out Before Third Round Saturday
The legendary golfer announced he has decided to withdraw from the final round of the PGA Championship
From analysis to good news, read the world’s best news in one place
Pageants, parades and a pop concert: How Britain will celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee
The Royal extravaganza will see street parties, a Platinum Jubilee Pageant and a live pop concert at Buckingham Palace
‘It was a win-win situation’: Rose Leslie on movies, motherhood and marriage
Game of Thrones’ Rose Leslie on playing the Time Traveler’s Wife and life with Kit Harington

Upfest 2022: Family-friendly activities and workshops to enjoy

By Aaliyah Miller

Those with eagle eyes may have already spotted that art works for Upfest 2022 have already started to appear all over south Bristol. Europe's largest street art festival promises to be 'bigger and better than ever before' this year, after a two-year hiatus, to mark its 15 year anniversary.

The festival will return on May 28 and 29 in its traditional format with a twist. Fans can expect to see incredible murals emerging all month throughout the streets of Bedminster from street art’s freshest talents over the coming weeks. Then, following three weeks of street painting, the festival weekend will see hundreds of artists painting live with festival hubs at the Tobacco Factory and Ashton Gate Stadium.

This year Upfest will use Greville Smyth Park as its main venue for the first time, with music and live painting at the green space across the weekend. And as if this wasn't exciting enough, there are plenty of activities for families and children to enjoy over the Jubilee weekend.

READ MORE: The best Bristol festivals and events happening this Spring and Summer

Here are some of the most exciting events that you can get signed up to:

Graft Spray Paint Workshops

If you fancy yourself as an artist, you take part in graffiti workshop sessions with a team of professional artists. You will be able to create your own piece of stencil graffiti art on A4 canvas to take home with you.

The Graft artists will help you create your own works using water-based spraypaint and pre-cut stencils. The workshops are suitable for everyone aged nine and over, with no previous experience necessary. You can find out more here.

Dramatic Art With Acting Out

If your little ones like taking centre stage, they can enjoy expressing their arty abilities while having fun. They can come and play drama games with a twist – allowing them to express themselves, explore their imagination, get creative and most of all have fun! This workshop suitable for tiny tots to teens. You can find out more here.

New art is appearing over South Bristol (Tom Wren SWNS)

Posca Doodle Wall

Posca Pens are making their return to Upfest for 2022. You can create your own street art with a range of water-based Paintmarkers, suitable for all ages. Bring your own graffiti to the streets! You can find out more here.

Bordeaux Themed Art and Craft for Kids

Bristol Bordeaux Partnership has teamed up with Colourful Minds for some art and craft workshops inspired by two amazing Bordeaux street artists. And guests can go along and join in, making colourful cardboard animals. You can find out more here.

Nacoa Kids Activities

This year the Nacoa kids' area promises bigger and better than ever. Nacoa volunteers will take over an area of Greville Smyth Park for both days, partaking in everything sticky and colourful, from badge making and face painting to making giant paintings.

You can come along have your face painted, browse the vintage stall or just sit and chill with a tea and cake from the lovely volunteers at Nacoa. You can find out more here.

What is inkl?
The world’s most important news, from 100+ trusted global sources, in one place.
Morning Edition
Your daily
news overview

Morning Edition ensures you start your day well informed.

No paywalls, no clickbait, no ads
Enjoy beautiful reading

Content is only half the story. The world's best news experience is free from distraction: ad-free, clickbait-free, and beautifully designed.

Expert Curation
The news you need to know

Stories are ranked by proprietary algorithms based on importance and curated by real news journalists to ensure that you receive the most important stories as they break.

Dive Deeper:
Family friendly activities to keep you cool as heatwave approaches
From food to swimming, we've got you covered on staying cool this summer
Desert from Within Festival hits Israel's South - what you need to know
The festival is taking place on May 19-21 in various locations in the South, including Mitzpe Ramon, Sde Boker and…
Things to do in Dublin this weekend: Cocktails, drag brunch and much more
This weekend is shaping up to be an exciting one with things like drag brunch, live music and a stunning…
The Old Stillage pub in Redfield gets colourful new paint job
The venue’s management said it plans to install plywood cut-outs of the mural’s characters along the roof
One subscription that gives you access to news from hundreds of sites
Glasgow Southside Fringe has officially kicked off - here's everything still to come
The Southside Fringe is back for another year with a packed line-up for everyone to enjoy. From window exhibitions, markets…
Milk Thistle, Brozen Bar, Crying Wolf: Bristol's best independent cocktail bars
You'll be spoilt for choice
Get all your news in one place