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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  


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Family class, Sunday 2 Feb 4.30pm, bring your Dad, Granny or Neighbour for 45 minutes of fun yoga #yoga #bristol #family @bishmatters @bishopstonvoice @bristolmum @wwbishopston @GloucesterRdWI @bristolindies

TONIGHT! Come see us @alchemy198 from 7.30pm for play excerpts, director/cast Q&A, general chat, aaaand COCKTAILS!! Be there or be without all of that great stuff 👍🏽

FLASH SALE: join the Thursday evening foundation course on week 2, 23rd Jan and pay only £15

We are so grateful for the abundance we received over the Christmas period, but we are still low or out of stock of some items.
Here is our latest Shopping List containing our most needed items. You can donate to any of our drop off points:


📚Thursday 23 January 11:30am-1pm
📚Shared Reading Group with @thereaderorg
📚#BishopstonLibrary #Bristol
📚A group leader reads aloud stories & poems. Relax, listen & chat
📚Happens every week

#Bishopston #Library #SharedReading

@BishSoc @bishmatters @bishopstonvoice


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Sefton Park School will be hosting a Jumble Sale and Café on Feb 8th. for more contact - 07791 623737 ...

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Horfield Theatre Company presents


by Alan Ayckbourn

Justin and Julie-Ann, hopelessly mismatched in love, are about to introduce their respective parents to each other over dinner - Justin's upper-crust alcoholic mother from Surrey and Julie-Ann's bigoted Yorkshire father and prim mother. Into this doomed scenario drops, literally, Paige Petite, a former lap-dancer and her gun-toting minder who is employed by her violent boyfriend ...

19th – 22nd February 2020

Horfield Parish Church Hall, Wellington Hill, Bristol BS7 8ST

Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm

Tickets £10

Tickets: 0117 969 5716 or

This amateur production of ‘Roleplay’ is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH LIMITED, a Concorde Theatricals Company.

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Can anyone help? ...

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