Bristol Street art for Thursday doors

Police in riot gear confront a teddy bear with a flame thrower

Bristol is famous for its street art. It is after all the home of Banksy. Over the last few years the buildings, underpasses, bridges, buildings and street furniture of inner Bristol have been turned into an art gallery.

Last week a group of us met up for a photographic tour of east Bristol street art and I thought I would try to find  some door photos for Thursday doors: A weekly photo challenge run by Norman Frampton. In some pictures the door has almost disappeared, in others a normal door has become part of the picture. The art certainly brightens up a drab neighbourhood. Victorian terraces have been transformed and there is an air of gentrification with upmarket independent shops, multi ethnic restaurants and music venues. House prices are also rising steeply and young couples and families are moving in.

The front of this building is covered in fish.
The door has almost disappeared. Can you see the knob?
An estate agency
This building started life as a cow byre
The ace of hearts as a cat playing card
This was one of a set of four garden doors.
A man dangling from a window
Banksy the well hung lover

I have included the bottom photo as a window is being used as a door. The Banksy graffiti is on the side of what used to be the sexual health clinic. If you would like to see more of my photos or find out more about Bristol visit

I always love receiving comments so don’t be shy. To see more Thursday doors visit Norm’s website and perhaps add your own post.

Author: Anne Fraser

I am a retired nurse from Bristol. I am married with five grown up children, two grandchildren, a boy and a girl and two cats Heidi and Tilly. I like rambling, history and travel and I am hoping to connect with other people around the world who share my interests. I am especially keen to hear from other older bloggers.

4 thoughts on “Bristol Street art for Thursday doors”

  1. Bravo these are all excellent choices but I have to say that first one speaks to me the most. From everything I’ve seen and read Bristol is certainly the place to visit for innovative street art. I’m sure I would have loved to be on a tour like this one.
    Thanks for sharing these 🙂


    1. Thanks for visiting. I am sure I will be able to find plenty more. We did discuss the history of graffitti from cave paintings onwards.


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  2. Every time I see a post about the street arts in Bristol, I feel bad that I wasn’t able to pass by that place when I went to London. Maybe one day.

    Thanks for sharing!


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