Halloween at Ashton Court Producers Market

Ashton Court Halloween producers market returns again this year on Sunday 27 October for spooky fun, foodie treats and even a dog fancy dress competition! Regular Ashton Court market goers will notice that this date doesn’t fall on the usual Sunday when the market is normally held (the third Sunday of the month) as it is an extra market to celebrate things All Hallows Eve! Dog treat stall owners Daisy Nose Best and local dog charity Greyhound Rescue West of England (GRWE) will be teaming Read more [...]

CHOMP and WIPER & TRUE bring you BEEF & BEER 6

When? Saturday 5th OCTOBER 5pm-11pm Where? Bocoso, Boiling Wells Lane, St Werburghs, BS2 9XY Who? www.chompgrill.co.uk www.wiperandtrue.com and ASHLEY DOWN BREWERY What? Beef specialists CHOMP and local breweries Ashley Down and Wiper & True present an evening of the finest beef and tastiest craft beer in glorious celebration of Bristol Beer Week. Ashley Down and Wiper & True breweries will be running the bar, showcasing a special Bristol Beer Week brew, alongside a selection of traditional Read more [...]

Trading Tales August/September entries

Back from holiday? Can't wait to see what new delights await in Bristol Independent shops this autumn? Read on... By website: Mike recommends Cyclelife in Stokes Croft: I've been receiving sound advice and service from Cyclelife, a Stokes Croft landmark, since I came to Bristol in 1986. What I particularly like is knowing that I'm getting a good value for money service often with a little bit extra, sometimes with a bit of bike magic too. I also appreciate Tim's friendly and expert advice. Read more [...]

Trading Tales and Shopping Stories July Entries

Read on for enthusiastic recommendations from our Twitter feed and our website..... Gift Frippery @GiftFrippery @bristolindies has to be Smith fish on North View Bristol. He even suggests how to cook things! Wai Yee Hong @waiyeehong Also, the fabulous @meatandbreaduk should get a mention for #TradingTales. That gent can work witchcraft with meat and bread @bristolindies Corks of Cotham @CorksofCotham @waiyeehong We nominate you for #TradingTales on the merit of you twitter feed alone Read more [...]

Beef and Beer Friday 26th July!

FRIDAY 26TH JULY BOSOC0, BOILING WELLS LANE, ST WERBURGHS, BS2 9XY 6:00PM – 11:00PM A night celebrating the finest beef and tastiest craft beers. OVERVIEW CHOMP, WIPER & TRUE and ASHLEY DOWN BREWERY return with their latest installment of Beef & Beer. CHOMP will be slinging serious hamburgers & fries from their classic truck. Only the finest 28 day dry-aged Angus & Hereford beef gets to hit the griddle. WIPER & TRUE and ASHLEY DOWN BREWERY will be hosting the bar and pouring their latest Read more [...]

Vintage and Handmade Fair 20th July in Henleaze

Saturday July 20th 11am-4pm
St Peters Church Hall, Henleaze, Bristol BS9 4LD

£1.00 Entry (under 16s free)

Beautiful stalls selling vintage clothing, jewellery and accessories.
Antiques, collectables retro items china, quality flea market goods.
Hand made art work, cards, knitware, ceramics, bags, cushions,
handpainted furniture all made by local crafters.

Vintage Tea Room selling homemade cakes

Bristol’s BIG Market 22nd June!

Saturday 22nd June 11am – 6pm Corn Street and the old city See the historic centre of Bristol transformed on Saturday 22nd June by over 200 stalls for Bristol’s biggest ever market day. Food direct from producers, local artisan products, crafts, vintage and ethical with buskers and entertainment, this vibrant, bustling, open air event has it all. Discover over 200 exciting stalls selling everything from locally made artisan produce to vintage curios, arts and crafts, Fair Trade products Read more [...]

StrEAT Food market to join forces with St Nicholas Market!

The StrEAT Food Collective will be hosting a series of three street food night markets on Corn Street in the Old City area starting on Wednesday 1st May between 5pm and 9pm. StrEAT is a global street food collective serving food from all over the world. Hot and delicious dishes from countries like Vietnam, India, France and Peru as well as pizza and gourmet burgers will be served. Local residents and workers, students and tourists will be gathering together to enjoy music and food in an upbeat Read more [...]

Valentine’s Day Heart-isan Market On The Romantic Christmas Steps!

On Saturday 9th February, from 11am – 4pm, the beautiful and intriguing Christmas Steps Arts Quarter, in keeping with its reputation for independent artisan traders, is hosting a romantically tinged Heart-isan Market on the unique Christmas Steps themselves. Come along for a lovely afternoon and experience the wonderful teetering charm of the artisans’ stalls cascading down the Steps, showcasing the high standard of beautiful crafts and wares – everything from cakes and preserves, to taxidermy, Read more [...]

‘Our city – Our money’ – Exploring the potential of the Bristol Pound

www.bristolpound.eventbrite.co.uk Want to find out more about the Bristol Pound? Ashley Vale Action Group welcomes you to an evening with the Bristol Pound team at Wildgoose Space, 228 Mina Road, St Werburghs - in the heart of Bristol's award winning self build community, The Yard. The Bristol Pound was launched in September 2012 and has attracted phenomenal attention. There are now substantial funds in circulation across the city, and hundreds of businesses have opened accounts, yet this is Read more [...]