- PRSC receives Resilience Grant from Government Cultural Recovery Fund - 17/12/2020
- School of Activism 2.0 Fundsurfer launch - 19/02/2020
- Gentrification Watch - 05/02/2020
- Farewell to Ursa: Press Release - 26/09/2019
- Who Killed the Bearpit? - 03/07/2019
- Carriageworks and Westmoreland House Development - 12/06/2019
- A response to the City Council debate on the future of the Bearpit. - 17/01/2019
- Save the Bearpit – What can you do? - 09/01/2019
Our original mission remains as urgent and relevant as ever – B24/7 – 13/12/2019
Artist’s homeless questions unanswered by councils – BBC News – 03/12/2019
Video: Sleep Pods for Homeless People – BBC Radio Bristol – 22/11/2019
Homeless survival tips shared by Bristol’s long-term rough sleepers – BBC News – 7/11/2019
Winning Photos show the ‘Proper Bristol’ – Bristol 24/7 – 7/01/2019
‘Save our bear’ sculpture campaign begins in Bristol – BBC News – 27/10/2018
Postcard Competition Aims to Show the ‘Proper Bristol’ – Bristol 24/7 – 27/09/2018
Dead fish and litter in ‘real’ Bristol postcard competition – BBC News – 26/09/2018
Turbo Island is a ‘space left over after planning’ – and Bristolians want it back – The Guardian – 21/08/2018
The best and most iconic street art we’ve seen on The Carriageworks in Stokes Croft through the years – Bristol Live – 26/06/2018
Iconic Bristol Bearpit Billboard Removed – Bristol Cable – 25/05/2018
Street artists are being threatened with arrest in the Bearpit after council takes control – Bristol Live – 12/04/2018
Carriageworks: What Next? – Bristol Civic Society – Better Bristol magazine – Autumn 2017
WW1 ‘disrespectful’ artwork to be reinstated on Bristol wall – BBC News – 10/11/2017
The saga of Stokes Croft highlights Bristol’s battle with gentrification – CityMetric – 9/08/2017
Theatre comes to the Bearpit – Bristol 24/7 – 8/06/2017
Street artists hit back after M32 mural used to support Donald Trump – Bristol Post – 17/04/2017
Maker of the Month: Stokes Croft China – Bristol 24/7 – 2/03/2017
Kissing the NHS goodbye in Stokes Croft – Bristol 24/7 – 22/02/2017
Bristol street artists work with city on legal graffiti walls – The Guardian – 22/01/2017
Stokes Croft Land Trust
Bristol 24/7 – Bid to transfer landmark building to community ownership
Bristol Live – Plans to fight gentrification in Stokes Croft – by buying properties
Business Leader – Community share offer launched by the Stokes Croft Land Trust
BBC News – Bristol group to buy Stokes Croft PRSC building to ‘fight gentrification’
ITV West Country – Featured in the broadcast news segment
Insider Media – SCLT Launches Bristol Community Share Offer
iNews – Bristol residents fight back against gentrification by buying local buildings to block developers
Bristol 24/7 – Is community land ownership a feasible option for the future of Stokes Croft?
Bristol Live – Stokes Croft is ‘at crisis point’ in the fight against gentrification
Huck Magazine – In the face of gentrification, Bristol residents are resisting
Bristol 24/7 – £278,000 Raised To Put Landmark Building Into Community Ownership
This imagery can be used by students or news media in connection with any story or article regarding the People’s Republic of Stokes Croft (PRSC). If you would have any further inquiries or requests, please get in touch.
The PRSC Outdoor Gallery with the adjacent Stokes Croft China shop on Jamaica Street. The PRSC Outdoor Gallery has been continuously repainted for over 9 years, adding up to over 100 paintings.
The PRSC HQ on Jamaica Street, with on the ground floor our venue SPACE, and upstairs the office, media rooms, and artist studios.
The Cube in the Bearpit, a community board for current and important messages.
The 90 metre wall on the M32/Gatton Road.
The Stokes Croft China gallery and shop.
Some of the ware in the Stokes Croft China gallery and shop.
Graffiti workshop in the Yard.
Social event in the SPACE.
Theatre performance in the Bearpit Open Air Theatre.
The People’s Republic of Stokes Croft and its core business has featured in a number of academic research papers, dissertations and project outlines:
- Cultural Activism in the Bearpit – Caitlin Telfer.
- Slum it in Style: The PRSC and Counter-Discursive Urban Development Strategy in Stokes Croft, Bristol. Leigh Dennis (2009).
- Creative Participation in Place-making. Antonia Layard, Jane Milling & Tom Wakeford.
- Creative Participation newsletter. Antonia Lanyard.
- Culture, Creativity and Regeneration in Bristol: Three Stories. Peter Boyden Consultants (2013).
- Banksy’s Graffiti: A Not-so simple Case of Criminal Damage? Ian Edwards (2009).
- Stokes Croft – A Community Economy? Joseph W. Hampson (2011).
- Are We All Archaeologists Now? Cornelius Holtorff (2015).
- ‘Self-renovating neighbourhoods’ – an alternative to gentrification? Jess Steele (2015).
- Public Archaeology and Landscape. John Schofield, Rachael Kiddey and Brett Lashua.
- The Role of Culture in developing Talent, Tourism and Trade. Dick Penny (2013).
- Value Struggles in the Creative City: A “People’s Republic of Stokes Croft”? Armin Beverungen, Fabian Frenzel.