Our Blogs

Welcome to Prior: Behind The Scenes.

Here you'll find a collection of blogs covering all areas of shop life. From interviews with our makers, deep-dives into designer's processes, our press *highlights* and must-see's in Old Market and beyond, we've a blog post for everyone. 

If you're a maker and would like to take part in a 'meet the maker' post, hit us up via email and we'll see what we can do for you. 

 

  • 10 Actually Good Valentine’s Day Ideas for Yourself and People You Love  

    10 Actually Good Valentine’s Day Ideas for Your...

    Good old V-day has swung around again, and somewhat unsurprisingly, it’s pretty hard to ignore here in Cabot Circus. Shop windows all around our shop have been transformed into shrines...

    10 Actually Good Valentine’s Day Ideas for Your...

    Good old V-day has swung around again, and somewhat unsurprisingly, it’s pretty hard to ignore here in Cabot Circus. Shop windows all around our shop have been transformed into shrines...

  • Sustainable Gift Guide: for those who want to embrace their masculine side

    Sustainable Gift Guide: for those who want to e...

    Intentionally designed, high-quality presents that last - so you can rest easy knowing you've chosen a really lovely gift. Find all products linked below! Old Faithful Cedar and Neroli Beard...

    Sustainable Gift Guide: for those who want to e...

    Intentionally designed, high-quality presents that last - so you can rest easy knowing you've chosen a really lovely gift. Find all products linked below! Old Faithful Cedar and Neroli Beard...

  • Sustainable Gift Guide: for those who want to embrace their feminine side

    Sustainable Gift Guide: for those who want to e...

    Calming colours, beautiful textiles and handmade jewellery - what's not to love? Find the links to the products mentioned below. Enjoy! Priormade Vases (£22) The Unravelling Plant Hanger (£18)  Katie...

    Sustainable Gift Guide: for those who want to e...

    Calming colours, beautiful textiles and handmade jewellery - what's not to love? Find the links to the products mentioned below. Enjoy! Priormade Vases (£22) The Unravelling Plant Hanger (£18)  Katie...

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  • Noriko Nagaoka Ceramics

    Noriko Nagaoka Ceramics

    Noriko is originally from Osaka, Japan but moved to the UK in 2003 to further her studies. She settled here in the UK and worked various roles for japanese companies...

    Noriko Nagaoka Ceramics

    Noriko is originally from Osaka, Japan but moved to the UK in 2003 to further her studies. She settled here in the UK and worked various roles for japanese companies...

  • Bristol Made

    Bristol Made - Lisa Evans

    An independent, zero waste small business making 100% natural, organic and vegan skincare products.  Lisa Evans set up Bristolmade after struggling to find everyday skincare products that weren't full of unnecessary ingredients and/or chemicals or...

    Bristol Made - Lisa Evans

    An independent, zero waste small business making 100% natural, organic and vegan skincare products.  Lisa Evans set up Bristolmade after struggling to find everyday skincare products that weren't full of unnecessary ingredients and/or chemicals or...

  • May Hofman - Rosie

    May Hofman - Rosie

    Rosie has always been drawn to the details and intricacies of loved items and things found in the natural world. She has always wanted to take a closer look -...

    May Hofman - Rosie

    Rosie has always been drawn to the details and intricacies of loved items and things found in the natural world. She has always wanted to take a closer look -...

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  • Our Press Features and Achievements

    Our Press Features and Achievements

    We have been lucky to be featured in so many amazing publications over the past few years - not to mention the awards we've been nominated for (and some of...

    Our Press Features and Achievements

    We have been lucky to be featured in so many amazing publications over the past few years - not to mention the awards we've been nominated for (and some of...

  • Picture of a hand holding a Bristol Newspaper in front of Prior Shop and Oliver Bonas Bristol

    Small Wonder, Bristol Post - April 2022

    Bristol is such a wonderful, supportive place and the press are no exception. A journalist from Bristol Live / Bristol Post wrote a beautiful article about the shop and our...

    Small Wonder, Bristol Post - April 2022

    Bristol is such a wonderful, supportive place and the press are no exception. A journalist from Bristol Live / Bristol Post wrote a beautiful article about the shop and our...

  • Country Homes and Interiors - April 2022

    Country Homes and Interiors - April 2022

    One of our independent makers have had their handmade sketch book featured in Country Homes and Interiors magazine this Spring.

    Country Homes and Interiors - April 2022

    One of our independent makers have had their handmade sketch book featured in Country Homes and Interiors magazine this Spring.

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  • Bristol’s loveliest independent coffee shops a stone’s throw from Prior

    Bristol’s loveliest independent coffee shops a ...

    We think there are few things nicer than a slow potter around Prior Shop. Proudly in the heart of Bristol’s Cabot Circus shopping district, we’re tantalisingly close to some brilliant...

    Bristol’s loveliest independent coffee shops a ...

    We think there are few things nicer than a slow potter around Prior Shop. Proudly in the heart of Bristol’s Cabot Circus shopping district, we’re tantalisingly close to some brilliant...

  • Business Directory of Old Market, Bristol

    Business Directory of Old Market, Bristol

    Old Market is a busy, exciting and historic area of Bristol, just on the edge of the city centre. We have so many independent retail shops, salons, music venues, theatres...

    Business Directory of Old Market, Bristol

    Old Market is a busy, exciting and historic area of Bristol, just on the edge of the city centre. We have so many independent retail shops, salons, music venues, theatres...