Monday 23 September 2019

Cheltenham Paint Festival

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Cheltenham Paint Festival returns in September 2019 for two days of incredible street art, graffiti workshops and special events over two days.

A total of 100 street artists from around the world are gathering for Cheltenham Paint Festival this autumn, painting at 25 sites across town on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September 2019.

Joining forces with Cheltenham Literature Festival for the first time, and to celebrate its 70th anniversary, Cheltenham Paint Festival will be using ‘Hurrah for Books’ as its 2019 theme.

Literary inspired street art will be popping up around Cheltenham from the likes of French street artist Zabou and Italian street artist Fabio Petani, plus some local Cheltenham talent including Dice67.

Visitors can also expect a photo-realistic portrait of one of many people’s favourite authors by Sam Art, Chinagirl Tile is said to be creating a ceramic piece based on her favourite childhood novel, AndAtWhatCost will be using vintage reference books in their work.

You can watch the street artists at work at locations across Cheltenham from 10am to 6pm on both days, expected to include the likes of the Honeybourne Line bridges and tunnels and Northplace car park; but also at the High Street car park; The Brewery Quarter; Hardwick Campus; rear of The Wilson; Frog and Fiddle; and Williams Cycles. Exact details are not yet released.

Organisers have said there will also be graffiti workshops, film screenings and a pop-up exhibition planned as part of the festivities.

Event:
Cheltenham Paint Festival
Venue
Various locations across Cheltenham
Dates:
Saturday 7 to Sunday 8 September 2019
Times:
Times vary
Admission:
Free of charge
Telephone:
Telephone number not available

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