Community Market & Community Teas

The Bear Flat community market is on the third Saturday of the month from 9.30am – 12.30pm, in the Methodist Church hall in Bruton Avenue.

Our aim is to promote local food and to provide space where the community can get together, share information, etc. We welcome local artists and craftspeople, and offer a free table to other groups using the church hall.

Follow the market on Twitter: @BFAmarket

  • The café serves coffee, tea, hot chocolate and a range of cakes.
  • Our vegetables come from the Rich family market garden in Batheaston – we always have a good selection of seasonal veg – come early for the best choice as we usually sell out
  • We have a book/DVD swap table each month
  • If you make, bake, brew, draw or sew and would like to sell your wares, we charge £5 for a small table and £10 for a large table. To book, please contact us via

We organise monthly teas providing Company, Conversation and Home-made Cake, in the Methodist Church Hall, at 2:30 pm on the first Thursday of each month. 

If you live on Bear Flat we deliver a card with market and tea dates. If you know of someone who would like an invitation, please pass the list of dates on, or ask us to drop a personal invitation in e.g. to a neighbour.

The market and the teas are organised by the BFA Food group.