2019 in pictures

2019 in pictures

Once every couple of weeks down at the People’s Republic of Stokes Croft we get asked “So what exactly is it that you do here anyway?” to which the answer is usually “erm… well… I guess…. lots of things?… good stuff…”. So in case you’ve been wondering the same thing, here is a little (non-comprehensive) look back at what we did in 2019.

Who Killed the Bearpit?

Who Killed the Bearpit?

At the end of last week the occupants of the Bearpit were suddenly evicted, and the whole space fenced off. We at the Peoples Republic of Stokes Croft were as surprised as anyone. Maybe more so, as Bristol City Council had signed documents with us, including...
Save the Bearpit – What can you do?

Save the Bearpit – What can you do?

Last October, without prior discussion of any kind, Bristol City council served legal papers on the Bearpit Improvement Group (BIG) and Peoples Republic of Stokes Croft (PRSC) for removal of all the community structures that they have installed in the Bearpit over the...
D Day For Ursa

D Day For Ursa

The future of Ursa the Bearpit statue will be decided by Bristol City Council on Tuesday January 15 following overwhelming support for the Save Our Bear petition. Bristol City Council issued legal notices to remove the statue along with a community performance space...