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  

  • Up to 50% off our most desirable eyewear

    Have you always wanted a pair of designer glasses? If you have or you want to update your glasses now’s the perfect time with up to 50% off in our…
  • Kelvin Players Theatre Company presents – Parlour Song

    Award-winning amateur theatre company Kelvin Players will present Jez Butterworth’s (Jerusalem, The Ferryman, James Bond’s Spectre) blackly hilarious exploration of deceit, paranoia and murderous deceit Parlour Song at their Gloucester…
  • Clean Air Day Bishopston

    Clean Air Day Bishopston Thursday 20 June is national Clean Air Day in Britain. Clean Air Bishopston is running a series of local activities throughout the day. The aim is…


Stay up to date with all the latest community news by signing up to our mailing list.

* indicates required


A quartet of lovely Kelvinfolk will be at Bishopston library today from 1pm to chat with anyone who’ll listen about our next show #Cyrano, plus what it’s like to be part of the biggest and best non-pro club in the South West!

#BishopstonCommunityFair @LoveBristolLib

It's looking very much like a weekend of 2 halves! The Cafe on the Common will be open today☀️☀️☀️but closed tomorrow🌧️🌧️🌧️ - come & enjoy the sunshine! @FOHC_Bristol @bishmatters


👶 Saturday 21 September 11:30am-12noon
👶 Children’s Storytime
👶 #BishopstonLibrary #Bristol
👶 Happens every Saturday during term time


@BristolFIS @bristolmum @MumsnetBristol @WellAware_TCF
@bishmatters @BishSoc @bishopstonvoice

Quick! There are still a couple of tickets left at the fabulous @Valehousekitch for Martin's Intro to Bread Making on Dec 1st 🙂 for info and to book.

@glosrdcentral @GloucesterRoad @bishmatters @DevourBristol @bristolindies @BristolPound @bristolmum

Please see the yellow section at the bottom of the attached photo for an update about our new compostable bags 🙂

@glosrdcentral @GloucesterRoad @bishmatters @DevourBristol @bristolindies @BristolPound @bristolmum
#sustainable #compostable


7 hours ago

Bishopston Matters

Thank you @TheOldLibraryEV for a fantastic 3rd Birthday Party. Such a wonderful community project for all to enjoy, keep up the great work! ...

View on Facebook

11 hours ago

Bishopston Matters


Ashton Court Mansion House, Bristol BS41 9JN

An Aladdin's cave, unique presents for Christmas

Fine jewellery, china, furniture, paintings, memorabilia,

vintage clothing, retro items and much more

Café open plus afternoon cream teas

£2.00 entry under 16s free

Main car park: Kennel Lodge Entrance via Portishead Rd A369

View on Facebook

16 hours ago

Bishopston Matters

TODAY! Visit the Bishopston Community Fair, 1pm - 3.30pm
at Bishopston Library, Gloucester Road BS7 8BN. If you interested in local issues, a budding actor, needing some support, or keen to volunteer your time? New to the area, looking for something different to try or recently retired? Then do go along to find out more.

View on Facebook

17 hours ago

Bishopston Matters

TODAY! Join the Old Library on Muller Rd, to celebrate their 3rd Birthday! Lots of fun for the whole family from 1-6pm. BBQ, cafe, live music, face-painting, campfire marshmallow roasting and lots more! ...

View on Facebook
View on Facebook