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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  

  • 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…
  • Stress-free family mealtimes

    Family mealtimes should be fun, sociable affairs, full of laughter and a way to reconnect after a busy day or week. Instead they're all too often an upsetting time for…


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@BristolCouncil offering expert FREE courses/workshops for families of autistic young people. See + #SOTO @ExcaliburAT @bristolmum @bishmatters @BristolEdu @HorfLockVoice

We love it when customers send us images of our lighting in their homes. We got emailed this two stunning pictures today of a bespoke handmade Verdigris pendant we made for a kitchen! Yes we also design and make lighting right here in Bristol

No charity can ever replace the dignity of not having enough money for the basics. We see a future where there is no need for #foodbanks, where the systems our country has built to support people do exactly that.
#ThisCanChange but we need your support.

More evidence that fairy gentrification is taking over Bristol after a tiny house is spotted in tree near in Bishopston near Bishop Road School @bishmatters @BristolLive @MetroUK @Bristol_People #Bristol

Date for your diary

#FriendsOfBishopstonLibrary are hosting
🗣Thursday 18th July 7:30pm
🗣 Bombweed with Maureen Armstrong
🗣 #BishopstonLibrary #Bristol
🗣 £3 ( Tickets from Library )

@bishmatters @FOBLBS7 @BishSoc @bishopstonvoice


4 days ago

Bishopston Matters

Sunday 14th July at St Bons primary school. Mass is at 11 and the BBQ, Bar and Band start at 12. All are welcome! ...

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5 days ago

Bishopston Matters

Consultation Open for a Traffic Clean Air Zone for Bristol – have your say until 12 August

Complete online or for further information
If you cannot complete the survey online, you can request alternative formats by emailing or by calling 0117 352 1397.
Drop In sessions available

Bristol City Council is consulting on two options to reduce air pollution within the central area of the city, where the levels of pollution, particularly nitrogen dioxide (NO2) are particularly high and exceed legal limits.
Clean Air Zones?
Diesel Car Ban in a specific central area ?

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6 days ago

Bishopston Matters

Please join us for a fun packed Summer, we have many workshops including the zoo, circus skills, inflatable obstacle courses, trips out and much, much more.

Please visit our website for more information

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