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21/11/2018 - 16/04/2018

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibition: Living, Working, Making, Together

Location: Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue, Bristol We invite you to drop in and explore the exhibition of the: Living, Working, Making Together artist residencies  Featuring work made by… read more

Exhibitions

15/12/2018

10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Christmas Market at Filwood Community Centre

Location: Filwood Community Centre, Barnstaple Road, Bristol, UK Come along to our Christmas Market at Filwood Community Centre on Saturday 15th December and browse a wide range of stalls offering refreshments,… read more

13/02/2018 - 15/02/2018

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Jump into…February Half Term

Jump into…Half Term activities with Knowle West Media Centre this February. Young people aged 10-16 can experiment with puppet-making, animation and creativity, and families can enjoy a movie afternoon. We’ll… read more

Film , Young People

06/03/2018

12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Love to Make

Are you a designer / maker based in Bristol? Are you interested in using digital technology in designing, prototyping, producing and innovating? The team at KWMC: The Factory would love to meet… read more

Technology

09/01/2018 - 20/03/2018

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Community Journalism Training

Do you have a nose for what’s happening in your community? Would you like to write for local publications, including The Knowledge newsletter? Our journalism training could be for you!… read more

Training

06/02/2018 - 27/03/2018

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Drop-in Tech Cafe

We’ve teamed up with with the Connoisseur Cuisine Cafe to bring you a weekly Bristol Tech Cafe in the heart of the Knowle West community. Beginning on 6th February 2018,… read more

Technology , Training

25/01/2018 - 29/03/2018

2:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The House That Knowle West Built: Tours & Tea with We Can Make

  Have you seen the We Can Make test home and wondered what it’s like? Drop in for a tour and a cup of tea and find out!   In… read more

Local issues

06/04/2018 - 14/04/2018

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Make It & Market: Jewellery Design Course

This Spring Knowle West Media Centre: The Factory will be running a free jewellery design course for 18 – 30 year olds living in Bristol. Come and learn how to… read more

Training

22/02/2018 - 26/04/2018

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Knowle West Tiny Film Club

Come round to ours for a movie night! Join us at the We Can Make test home (beside Filwood Community Centre, Barnstaple Road) for a cozy evening in with a good… read more

Film

23/05/2018

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Would Like to Meet: Commons Sense Special

Join Knowle West Media Centre to launch a new programme of events exploring sensors, data, technology – and us. Digital sensors are all around: every day things are ‘sensed’ by… read more

13/06/2018

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Workshop: Women Reclaiming AI for Activism

In this workshop we will explore what a ‘conversational AI’ is and how it works. In an all-female space we will challenge the often-subservient female voices that are commonly used… read more

Talks , Technology

07/07/2018

10:30 am - 4:30 pm

DIY Sensor Workshop: Explore E-Textiles

Did you know that you can make sensors with yarns and fabrics? Join E-Stitches Bristol to make a custom DIY sensor using electric fabrics and conducive threads. Together we’ll learn how to… read more

06/07/2018 - 16/07/2018

9:45 am - 3:00 pm

Make it & Market – Jewellery Design Course

Come and learn how to design, make and sell laser-cut jewellery in this free five day course at KWMC: The Factory. Over four workshops you will: — Explore a variety of techniques… read more

Training , Young People

10/09/2014 - 18/07/2018

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Creative Hub

Creative Hub is a space for young people to experiment and create their own media and artwork: – work with a range of artists – independently or as part of a… read more

Technology , Young People

11/09/2017 - 23/07/2018

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Control-Alt-Delete

Explore new technology in a fun and exciting environment. Every week we offer Minecraft and coding activities, as well as a range of specialist sessions exploring topics from Virtual Reality to 3D… read more

Technology , Young People

24/07/2018 - 09/08/2018

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Jump Into…Summer – Holiday Activities for Young People

Knowle West Media Centre’s popular summer holiday activities for young people are back for 2018: join us for three weeks of fun and creativity as we jump into music, tech and photography! This… read more

Music , Technology , Young People

22/08/2018 - 13/09/2018

11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Virtual Realities presents: VR Experience Sessions

Location: Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue, Bristol From virtual safaris to immersive space stations, interactive rainforests and 360° tours of refugee camps, Virtual Reality (VR) enables new kinds of… read more

Film , Technology

15/09/2018

10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Our Tools Our Senses

Location: Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue, Bristol Is your making or creativity confined to a specific space because of the tools you use? If you enjoy any activity that requires tools… read more

22/09/2018

1:00 pm - 11:59 pm

Knowle West Fest Artists’ Showcase

Location: Filwood Community Centre, Barnstaple Road, Bristol Join us at Filwood Community Centre at the 2018 Knowle West Fest to find out what our five artists in residence have been up to, as part… read more

Local issues , Music

29/09/2018

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Women, Bikes + Bristol

  A fun, inclusive day for anyone who is interested in learning more about cycling in Bristol. Knowle West Media Centre will be showcasing their collaborative air quality sensing project… read more

12/10/2018

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

We Are Bristol Film Preview

Location: Filwood Community Centre, Barnstaple Road, Bristol Performing dogs, dazzling singers, tap-dancing Brownies…spot the Knowle West stars in the first screenings of a new film made by Back to Back Theatre… read more

Film , Local issues

27/10/2018

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

DIY Tech Fair

Location: Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue, Bristol Bring your family to our DIY technology fair: explore how to make light up fabric, build robots and create your own DIY VR headsets…. read more

Environmental , Local issues , Talks , Technology , Young People

23/05/2018 - 31/10/2018

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Commons Sense

Location: Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue, Bristol The Commons Sense Test Space is open May – October 2018, Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm* Digital sensors are all around us:… read more

Exhibitions

15/11/2018

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

We Can Make: The Knowle West Rule Book

Pop-Up Exhibition // Inspiring Talks // Drinks Too often regeneration means demolishing existing communities and replacing them with tall towers and bland boxes. But what if citizens set the rules?… read more

16/11/2018

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Workshop: Make your own laser cut jewellery

Location: KWMC The Factory – Unit 24 Filwood Green Business Park Learn how to design and make a piece of laser-cut jewellery in this four-hour workshop at our digital manufacturing… read more

Training

20/11/2018

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

2018 Showcase & Exhibition Opening – Living, Working, Making Together

Location: Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue, Bristol This November, join us for an evening of creativity, making and fun as we celebrate the achievements of the fantastic KWMC community:… read more

Health & Wellbeing , Local issues , Music , Talks

22/11/2018

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

From Me to You: Letter Writing Workshop

Location: Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue, Bristol In our digital world, can a hand-written letter change a life? For someone feeling isolated through illness, a letter or card could… read more

Health & Wellbeing

29/11/2018

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Human Bias in Artificial Intelligence: Can we fix it?

Location: Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue, Bristol Artificial Intelligence (AI) – in computers, machines and robots – is increasingly making decisions on our behalf: who gets loans, access to… read more

Talks

02/10/2018 - 04/12/2018

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Audio Lates: Music Production Course

Location: Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue, Bristol This music production course will give you the skills to start writing and recording your own music. Over 10 weeks you’ll learn the… read more

Music , Training

22/11/2018 - 06/12/2018

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Workshop: Make your own laser cut Christmas card and tree decoration

Learn how to design and make a laser cut Christmas card and tree decoration in this 2.5 hour workshop at our digital manufacturing space KWMC: The Factory. This is an open… read more

26/11/2018 - 10/12/2018

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

5-day course: Make It – Christmas Gifts & Trimmings

Free for 18 – 30 year olds living in Bristol*. Come and learn how to design, make and sell laser cut Christmas gifts and trimmings in this free five day… read more

Training , Young People

09/01/2018 - 27/03/2019

10:00 am - 11:30 am

KWMC Drop In

Our computer training sessions offer a friendly and informal environment for adults to learn more about digital technology. Whether you’d like to improve your computer skills, get to grips with a… read more

Technology , Training

Contact Us

Knowle West Media Centre
Leinster Avenue
Knowle West
Bristol
BS4 1NL
+44 (0) 117 903 0444
enquiries@kwmc.org.uk

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