Bristol Pound News

December 6, 2018

Tom from Well Seasoned Wood – my business story

With a chill in the air and Christmas round the corner it feels like a very good time to introduce Tom Hallah of Well Seasoned Wood […]
November 29, 2018

Zoe from Zoe Hewett Interiors – my business story

“Networking with others in the same position always helps and the reflective, positive mindset stuff associated with being an entrepreneur is vital for keeping on keeping […]
November 27, 2018

Small Business Saturday – 1st December

Now in its sixth year, Small Business Saturday is a non-commercial campaign aiming to support all kinds of small businesses. Encouraging consumers to get out and […]
November 22, 2018

Mike from Wild Oats – my business story

Mike Abrahams is the founder and owner of Wild Oats Natural Foods in Clifton, founded in 1981. One of the first shops of its kind, it […]
November 15, 2018

November Business Breakfast

Are you interested in joining Bristol City Council’s supply chain? Would you like an opportunity to promote your business to your peers? Do you like coffee […]
November 15, 2018

5 ways to take care of your home with Bristol Pound

With summer memories fading to a golden glow, the back-to-school-and-work routines thoroughly embedded and the commute home drenched in darkness, it’s a great time to prep […]
November 15, 2018

Mike from Nutcessity – my business story

“Bristol Pound is for independents”, said Membership Manager Ian Madle at our latest business breakfast forum. It’s simple – by encouraging people to use Bristol Pounds […]
October 16, 2018

Bristol Pound Champions – could you be one?

On Wednesday 3rd October we launched our new £B Champions programme. We were delighted to welcome a great mix of business owners, community and council representatives […]
October 3, 2018

You can run a business using Bristol Pounds! – notes from our latest Breakfast Forum

Last Thursday we welcomed an eager bunch of earlybird £B business members to City Hall for our latest Breakfast Forum. Greeted by hot coffee, croissants and […]
September 19, 2018

We are 6 today! Reintroducing the Bristol Pound – now under new management

As Bristol Pound celebrates its birthday today, we’re excited to be moving forward into our seventh year under the stewardship of new Managing Director Diana Finch. […]
September 4, 2018

July Member’s Meetup

July Members Meetup: New Managing Director, New Paper Money   Thank you to everyone who could make it to the latest Bristol Pound member meetup. It […]
September 4, 2018

Queens Square to Stokes Croft to SS Great Britain – meet the artists

One of the nicest things about inviting artists to enter their work to be used on the new Bristol Pounds this year has been spending a […]
August 17, 2018
Mary Collett

Why I love…Brandon Hill Park – audio interview with new £B10 artist Mary Collett

We met up with new £B10 artist Mary Collett in her favourite Bristol place recently – do you recognise it from the photo above? Mary shared her […]
August 14, 2018
Elaine Greig and the Bristol Gig Club.

Out of Oarfice: Elaine Greig and the Bristol Pilot Gig Club

Bristol is world famous for its watery history, from its original name Brigstowe or “the place of the bridge” to its annual celebration of all things […]
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 […]