BISHOPSTON MATTERS

Your community website for Bishopston, Ashley Down, Horfield and St Andrews

Bishopston community news and business directory

Bishopston Matters is a popular community magazine delivered free to 10,500 homes across Bishopston, Ashley Down, Horfield, St Andrews and parts of Redland. It celebrates all the numerous positive local events, activities, groups and individuals that live within this area. Keeping people up to date with the latest news from the vibrant Gloucester Road, green spaces – St Andrews Park, Horfield Common, The Golden Hill Community Garden as well as local schools, scouting, history, WI, church groups, local councillors and much, much more! As well as promoting local news and events, the magazine is a trusty directory for local businesses and traders, its handy A5 size means it is held onto. Whatever you need, you will find a local business that can help, within the pages of the community magazine. If you would like to promote your business or services to the local community or raise awareness of a local group, please do get in touch, contact kerry@bishopstonmatters.co.uk.  

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On Saturday 17th March, a fundraiser has been organised for St Joseph’s church to help raise £14,000 for the new toilets in the church. The fundraiser is a St Patrick’s Day Ceilidh, with a live band, Irish strew, a bar and a raffle.

Any offers of volunteering gratefully received. Please contact stpatricksdayceilidh2018@hotmail.com
St Josephs Catholic Church - St Patricks Day Celebration 17th March 2018
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Music and Charity Auction - Redland Parish Church
Saturday March 10th
7:30-11pm
Free entry (donations welcomed)

Ticket info on flyer.
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Family Fun!
Cheer up a dreary Feb weekend with local but nationally known Window Wanderland 2018. And this year its even bigger and includes shops on and around Gloucester Road!
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FREE EVENT
Book launch of Bristol author Elizabeth Moya's debut children's book Kurios.
When: Saturday 17th February
Time: 12 – 3pm
Where: The Playfull Toyshop, 87 Gloucester Rd, Bristol BS7 8AS
Entry: Free
Bristol's Independent District
Playfull Toyshop
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*EVENT** 25 February
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#MullerOrphanage
At The Old Library - Muller Road
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The road to Muller's Orphanage

February 25, 2018, 7:00pm - February 25, 2018, 3:00pm

A personal tale from our very own 'Chancellor' Kate Brooks! Hear about six orphaned children who were heading for the workhouse, the youngest only a matter of weeks old, but were taken instead to George Muller's Orphanage, Bristol. Listen to original letters from neighbours concerned for the children, and learn what it was like in the Orphanage...

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