Ematingz Arts and Crafts Fair 13 October!

1-5pm. Saturday 13th October. Ematingz Art and Craft Fair Some of Bristols finest artists and makers all under one roof!! @Easton Community Centre, next to to park just off the Bristol-Bath cycle path. Come along for a browse, bargains and a bite to eat. Henna, facepaints, a bit of jumble, good music and good vibes....something for everyone. Special guests the extremely talented Jo and Rich doing an acoustic preformance!!! EVERYONE WELCOME. Hope to see you all there. :o) Read more [...]

The Bristol Pound is HERE!

Come celebrate the launch of Bristol’s own currency with a FREE evening of local festivities. Be the first to spend the Bristol Pounds at a unique Bristol Pound night market in the Old City. Meet over 20 of the Bristol Pound businesses and the £B team. A celebration of community and all things local.ARTISTS INCLUDE:  Le Navet Bete: http://www.lenavetbete.com/Le Navet Bete are an internationally touring troupe of clowns whose high energy, spectacular and hilarious shows Read more [...]

Reasons to visit Bristol’s Old City area 8th and 9th September!

The Old City area in the heart of Bristol is home to a diverse community of independent businesses, traders and colourful stalls around the famous St Nicholas Market. Come to the Old City on the weekend of the 8th and 9th of September to see and explore the hidden treasures in the heart of Bristol. Watch some outdoor spectacles as Igfest comes to Old City with its annual festival of thrilling street games. Or come and explore some of the most historic and beautiful buildings in Bristol as the annual Read more [...]

Ashton Court Summer Food and Craft Fayre, 3, 4 and 5 June

Mullion Cove and Bristol City Council have joined forces again to create a three day family-friendly event at Ashton Court Estate this Jubilee weekend. After the success of the Christmas food and craft fayre, the Ashton Court Summer Fayre will have a similar format with a wide selection of quality local food and drink producers alongside local artists and crafts people. This free event will be situated in the stables courtyard and hayloft of the mansion house at Ashton Court Estate. The summer Read more [...]

An exciting year ahead for Ashton Court Producers Market

Ashton Court Producers Market, a joint venture by Sophie Bowden of Mullion Cove and Bristol City council are about to celebrate their first year anniversary in May. This popular monthly market has grown from a small select group of stalls to a busy and vibrant market with up to 25 food, drink and craft producers selling high quality and locally made products. The market has also recently changed its name from a ‘farmers’ to a ‘producers’ market to reflect the wide variety of products available Read more [...]

Bristol People’s Supermarket Market Stall 21 April!

As part of the Market at the Moon on Saturday 21st Bristol People’s Supermarket will be holding the first of our spring outings for the market stall. Humphrey at the last market stall Where: The Full Moon Courtyard When: Between 10am and 5pm on Saturday 21st April We will be selling a selection of seasonal classics, tasty cakes and snacks, and some lovely jams and preserves. All produced locally or within the UK, and all at prices accessible to everyone. Please come down and show your support, Read more [...]

Bristol and Bedminster bid to become Portas Towns

Mary Portas and the Local Government Minister, Grant Shapps, have launched a competition to choose 12 towns to become “Portas Pilots”, with the winners benefiting from a share of £1million to help turn around their “unloved and unused” high streets. The cash incentive is offered to those towns that come up with the best High Street blueprints in a move that fulfils the first and last recommendations of Mary Portas’ High Streets Review, commissioned by the Prime Minister and published Read more [...]

Christmas Steps Artisan Market Easter Saturday, 7 April

In a departure from the Christmas Steps Arts Quarter’s usual celebration of all things Christmas (due to our fantastically festive name), The Steps will be hosting an Easter Artisan Market on Easter Saturday, the 7th April, from 11am – 4pm. To well and truly banish all thoughts of Christmas in the lovely spring season, there will be a fun Easter egg hunt for all visitors to the market to get involved in. Easter eggs will be hidden on the Artisan’s stalls waiting to be discovered and then Read more [...]

Love Food Presents ‘The Spring Festival’!

Saturday 31st March and Sunday 1st April 2012 Brunel’s Old Station, Temple Meads, Bristol Entry: Adults – £2.50 Concessions – £1.50 Children – Free http://www.lovefoodfestival.com/spring.html Spring is in the air! ‘Love Food Festival’ have released further news of their ‘Spring Festival’, taking place at the end of the month. The two day event is the jewel in their crown, gathering a host of artisans and foragers, cookery teachers, food producers, classic chefs, food writers Read more [...]

Stokes Croft Markets Group

The Stokes Croft Markets Group was formed in 2011 by members of the community, and representatives from local businesses and organizations and supported by the local traders association. The role of the group is to establish if there is a need for a weekly market in the area. Stokes Croft has been labelled a ‘food dessert’ and the residents have a small choice of shopping outlets (convenience stores and small supermarkets) all of which have very limited ranges of fresh, healthy produce. The Read more [...]