Bristol Pound Blog

July 17, 2018

Our new paper pound launch party – thank you

Huge thanks to everyone who attended our launch party for the new Bristol Pounds at Spike Island Cafe on 5th July – it was a fabulous […]
July 11, 2018

Meet the new Bristol Pounds!

We’re thrilled to unveil the brand new third edition of the Bristol Pound with beautiful new designs by Marta Zubieta, Kesdraws, Radley Cook, Emma Burleigh, Kiwani Dolean, […]
July 4, 2018

Meet the new Bristol Pound artists 9/9: Elaine Greig

Welcome to the last instalment in our Bristol Pound artist interview series. It’s been an inspiring journey learning all about the people, the techniques and the […]
July 2, 2018
ReHairLities by Kiwani Dolean

Meet the new Bristol Pound artists 8/9: Kiwani Dolean

We’re nearly at the end of our artist interview series, with the glittering launch of our new paper pounds this Thursday at Spike Island Cafe. There’s […]
June 29, 2018

Meet the new Bristol Pound artists 6 + 7/9 Stella Holmes and George Mcguigan

Thanks to everyone who’s been following our series of interviews with the artists behind the new Bristol Pound designs, launching at Spike Island Cafe next Thursday. […]
June 27, 2018

Meet the new Bristol Pound artists 5/9: Radley Cook

Welcome to the latest in our artist interview series, delving into the stories and artists process behind our new paper pound designs. We’re launching the new […]
June 25, 2018

Meet the new Bristol Pound artists 4/9: Mary Collett

Welcome to the fourth instalment of our nine part artist interview series, showcasing the creative talent behind our new paper pounds. If you’re interested in joining […]
June 22, 2018
"Nostalgia" by Marta Zubieta

Meet the new Bristol Pound artists 3/9: Marta Zubieta

Welcome to the third instalment of our nine part artist interview series showcasing the creative talent behind our new paper pounds. Are you coming to our […]
June 20, 2018

Meet the new Bristol Pound artists 2/9: Kesdraws

We’re gearing up for the launch of our new paper pounds next month – click here for information on the launch party – so to celebrate […]
June 18, 2018

Meet the new Bristol Pound artists 1/9: Emma Burleigh

As the launch party for our new paper pounds approaches, we want to take the time to celebrate the wealth of local artistic talent that will […]
June 14, 2018

Timeline for the new paper Bristol Pounds

It’s out with the old and in with the new next month as we launch the beautiful new paper Bristol Pound designs with a glittering party. […]
May 31, 2018

May Member Meet up: Re-imagining Bristol Pound

Thank you to everyone who made it to the latest Bristol Pound Member Meet up. It was great to see you all at The Tobacco Factory. […]
May 9, 2018

The Lake District Pound: Spreading the Local Love

Since the 1st of May, the UK celebrates another beautiful addition to its increasingly varied currency landscape: the Lake District Pound. The Lake District is the […]
May 3, 2018

Bristol set to host the biggest alternative economy training programme to date

Bristol leads the way in training the future 1000 people to become new economists Bristol is a hub of new ways of thinking, but more importantly, […]
May 1, 2018

May Member Meetup: Re-imagining Bristol Pound

Date: Thursday 10th May Time: 18:00 – 20.00 Where: The Snug, Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, Bristol BS3 1TF Come and join the next members meet up at […]
April 27, 2018

Bristol Pound hiring new MD

Bristol Pound is currently looking for a new Managing Director (MD) to lead the organisation in the next phase of its development. We’re looking for an […]
April 24, 2018

Own your information!

Our thoughts on the new EU privacy regulation   The Bristol Pound is all about taking control of our own economy. Together, we create an alternative […]
April 20, 2018

What happened at the March Member’s Meetup?

On Thursday 12th April, a vibrant and diverse group of Bristol Pound members assembled at Hamilton House on Stokes Croft to share their ideas and opinions. […]
March 22, 2018

Member Meet Up – the Champion of Independent Businesses

Come and join the next members meet up at Hamilton House on Thursday 12 April, 6 – 8pm. Once again, we are inviting members and non-members […]
March 14, 2018

Paper Money Design Winners Announced!

After an incredible response both online and at the exhibition, we are thrilled to announce that the designs featured below have been chosen to represent Bristol […]
March 6, 2018

New paper money competition voting

Voting is now open to the public for the Bristol Pound paper money design competition! Please follow the link below to vote for your favourite entries […]
January 23, 2018

What happened at the Members’ Meetup in January?

Last week, the Mild West room at Hamilton House was buzzing as 30 people came together to discuss inclusivity at the first Bristol Pound meet up. […]
November 30, 2017

Local Currencies: the Rebellious Act as it happened

An Annual Meeting with a difference This week the People’s Republic of Stoke’s Croft hosted ‘Local Currencies: the Rebellious Act’, a space to come together and […]
November 8, 2017

Debt hell is flip side of paradise papers

Don’t get distracted by naming and shaming: we need a systemic shift. Deloittes, KPMG, Ernst and Young, and Price Waterhouse Cooper. The ‘big four’ all provide […]