Blue plaque

“If I believed in the efficacy of slaughter to remedy evils, I would long ago have advocated the killing of those who, year after year, have been responsible for the sweated, the starved and the slummed. I know, however in my heart of hearts that slaughter being wrong, is no remedy.”

Bristol MAN Chorus Flyer A6 Suit LowRes

Unto us a Man Choir is born.

About 8 years ago I moved back to Bristol after 15 years in rural Normandy. I was astonished & thrilled by the rich diversity of the city's choral life, & particularly the explosion of the community choir movement which seemed to have come from nowhere to revolutionise access to group singing for all people, regardless of previous experience.

Baths Cleaned frontage - Copy

Bristol City Council have given Chatsworth Homes, the Project developers, just two weeks to 'sort out their act' otherwise they will take over the project from them.


The BCR Energy Group have just organised demonstrations and workshops on: Low-cost lighting and Draftproofing. They have also arranged internal home thermal imaging surveys for anyone wishing to have these done on their property.

Memorial ground

The Bishopston Society (TBS) has applied to Bristol City Council for the Memorial Stadium to be listed as an Asset of Community Value (ACV).

Bristol Explored

Timothy Mowl’s latest book, featuring 12 urban walks, explores Bristol’s diverse architectural heritage, its maritime past and rich social history.

streettreesThe Bishopston Society's Annual General Meeting was held on 28th September 2015.

The audience of about 40, including three of our local councillors, heard three varied and engaging guest presentations:
from Andrew Garrad, Chair of Bristol 2015
followed by Tracey Wintle, Supervisor of Redland, Clifton and Cheltenham Road Libraries
and ending with Liz Kew from Streetscene

followed by the customary searching interventions from the floor.

Bristol Bike Project

The Bristol Bike Project is an organisation that seems to be going from strength to strength. It has an active website and its most recent news includes a new scheme for adults who are socially isolated......

apple harvest website

Make a beeline for Horfield Organic Community Orchard on Sunday 18 October.
We were thrilled to welcome a late summer swarm of bees into a hive made by one of our members.

Elton Road from Belvoir Road 2 - Copy

This latest newsletter has much content that is relevant to Bishopston residents. It includes news on parks maintenance, Bristol North Baths development, the Arches toilets, road improvements and more...


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