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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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💻Monday 24 February 3-5pm
💻 IT Support Sessions
💻Half hour sessions booked in advance
💻#BishopstonLibrary #Bristol
💻Call 0117 903 8562 for details/to book

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@bishmatters @bishopstonvoice @BishSoc @bcr_cp @glosrdcentral

@BristolLibForum @bishmatters @BookIslandBooks Hello! Just an update that there are no more spaces available for the 11.15am or 3.15pm slots today 📚


🔰Friday 21 February
🔰3 sessions 11:15am-12:30pm 13:30-14:45pm 15:15-16:30pm
🔰Story adventures for 5-8 year olds
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@bishmatters @BookIslandBooks


📚Thursday 20 February 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

We are so grateful for ongoing support from @Official_BRFC fans and their next home game foodbank collection is on Saturday 14th March. Huge thanks to @Gas4Foodbanks. #utg


17 hours ago

Bishopston Matters

Want Cleaner, Clearer Better Streets?
Come along on
Thursday 27th February 2020
7pm to 9pm
Bishopston Library
100a Gloucester Road
Meet up with other local activists to find out what volunteers can do and how to report problems for action.

Talk to Bristol Waste Company, BCC Councillor & Bishopston, Cotham and Redland Street Scene Group.

Find out how you can get involved in the Great Bristol Spring Clean and how SSG could support your efforts.

Updates on Waste and Recycling, Flyposting, Flytipping

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1 week ago

Bishopston Matters

Kidzone fun this half term ...

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2 weeks ago

Bishopston Matters

Here's a chance to try out Horfield Leisure Centre for free! ...

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2 weeks ago

Bishopston Matters

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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2 weeks ago

Bishopston Matters

HALF TERM fun - 17th - 21 Feb
Kidzone Playscheme is 'Around the World' - offering craft and cookery based on different parts of the world.

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