Twenty Town Teams

Twenty Town Teams Bristol is a new campaign, aiming to concentrate support to protect and improve the city's traditional high streets and town centres, by... Asking people to sign up to the charter for twenty Bristol town teams Inviting mayoral candidates to elaborate on their proposals for high streets and centres Asking mayoral candidates to sign the charter The charter states: We, the undersigned recognise the benefits of traditional high streets and town centres as a key 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 [...]

Bristol Independent Boutiques Presents Autumn/Winter Fashion Show! (tickets now on sale!)

Bristol is home to some of the most innovative, fashion-forward independent boutiques in the South West. Not only do they represent the way people want to look, they care deeply about where their clothes come from and how they’re made. In the current economic climate, it is ever more important to support local independent fashion retailers for the cultural, creative contributions they make as well as the economic and social. To showcase the spectacular variety that Bristol has to offer, Bristol Read more [...]

Calling small businesses: Let’s collaborate!

From the Bristol Pound website: Wed, 1st Aug 2012 The Bristol Pound and Koolmami.com have put together a FREE event aiming to boost inter-trading and collaboration between organisations based in Bristol and the surrounding areas. The event, which is being hosted at St Peter’s Church in Frampton Cotterell will feature presentations from local organisations that offer support to independent businesses, each of them discussing different ways that businesses can promote each other’s development Read more [...]

Stokes Croft Markets launch on 12 May

Launch: 11am–6pm Saturday 12 May On Saturday 12 May, venues across Stokes Croft will host markets featuring food, arts and crafts and vintage. The markets will then be on every second Saturday of the month. To start with, the markets will be based at: The Full Moon (food, arts and crafts), Hamilton House (arts and crafts) and Boston Tea Party (vintage). Look out for buskers and entertainment in venues! If you are interested in having a stall and being part of a new movement supporting independent 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 [...]

Discover Bristol’s remarkable chocolate flavoured past this Easter

Discover Bristol’s remarkable chocolate flavoured past. Uncover Bristol’s chocolate heritage this Easter with historical walks, competitions and some free family fun. For 300 years, Bristol’s chocolate makers changed the world: inventing the world’s first ever chocolate bar, chocolate confectionary and Easter eggs. Now you can discover this past with award-winning Harvest Heritage Arts and Media by booking an Easter walking tour revealing the eggs-trodinary stories hidden right in Read more [...]