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21/11/2018 - 30/04/2019

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

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

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

30/01/2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Living Working Making Together: Sewing & making workshop

Location: Knowle West Media Centre The first of our Living. Working, Making Together monthly workshops will be a sewing and making hour inspired by Ellie Shipman’s project FILWOOD FABRIC. You will… read more

Exhibitions , Health & Wellbeing , Local issues

05/02/2019

9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Colston Hall Community Consultation Day

Location: Knowle West Media Centre In April 2017 Bristol Music Trust announced its decision to reopen Colston Hall under a new name following a two-year, £48.8 million redevelopment. Colston Hall… read more

Music

07/02/2019

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Workshop: Laser Cut Valentine’s Day Gifts

Learn how to design and make a laser-cut cards and gifts for Valentine’s Day in this evening workshop at our digital manufacturing space KWMC: The Factory. During the session you’ll… read more

Technology , Training

13/02/2019

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Audio Cinema: We Can Make Chat Show

We made…a chat show! Just before Christmas local residents John Bennett and Jade Chubb joined host Makala Cheung to trial a new pilot chat show discussing how communities can meet… read more

Local issues , Technology

19/02/2019 - 20/02/2019

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Jump Into…Sound – February Half Term 2019

Location: Knowle West Media Centre Do you want to make new friends, learn new skills and have a great time with music? Come along during February half term and develop your creativity…. read more

Music , Young People

27/02/2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Living, Working, Making Together: Planting & potting workshop

Location: Knowle West Media Centre The second of our Living, Working, Making Together monthly workshops will be a planting and potting hour inspired by Myah Calista’s residency. You will get the chance to learn and… read more

Exhibitions , Health & Wellbeing , Local issues

09/03/2019

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Workshop: Introduction to Digital Photography

Location: Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue, Bristol, BS4 1NL Delve into the world of photography and learn how to get off the ‘auto’ setting with our one-day beginners’ course…. read more

Photography , Training

16/03/2019

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Workshop: Laser Cut Jewellery (March)

Learn how to design and make items of laser-cut jewellery in this four-hour Saturday workshop at our digital manufacturing space KWMC: The Factory. During the session you’ll learn how to… read more

Technology , Training

23/03/2019

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Workshop: Advanced Photography Skills

Location: Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue, Bristol, BS4 1NL Step up your skills or refresh your current knowledge of photographic processes with this practical course. Learn how to photograph… read more

Photography , Training

26/03/2019

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

The Planet Mark Start – Sustainability in business

Small meeting room, The Hub Filwood Green Business Park, Hengrove Way, Bristol BS4 1ET   We’ve all seen that the “Blue Planet effect” has made a significant difference to how consumers buy products… read more

Training

27/03/2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Living, Working, Making, Together: Introduction to Green Screen workshop

Location: Knowle West Media Centre The third of our Living, Working, Making Together monthly workshops will be a green-screen introduction hour inspired by Marc Blazel’s residency. Find out how a digital green screen works, what… read more

Exhibitions , Film , Health & Wellbeing , Local issues , Training

22/03/2019 - 05/04/2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Creative Enterprise & Laser Cut Jewellery Making Course

Come and learn how to design, make and sell laser-cut jewellery in this free four-day course run by Knowle West Media Centre: The Factory. As well as developing digital and… read more

08/04/2019

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

GetSet for Growth – Business Finance Principles

Unit 24, KWMC: The Factory, Filwood Green Business Park, Hengrove Way, Bristol BS4 1ET   Although finance is not everyone’s favourite topic, as a business owner, it is important to have a fundamental platform of knowledge… read more

Training

10/04/2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Creative Wednesday: Sewing & Making Workshop

Location: KWMC: The Factory, Unit 24, Filwood Green Business Park Following the success of the Living, Working, Making Together lunchtime workshops this Spring, the ‘Creative Wednesday’ programme will continue with a… read more

Technology

24/04/2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Living, Working, Making, Together: Singing workshop

Location: Knowle West Media Centre The last of our Living, Working, Making Together monthly workshops will be a singing hour inspired by Brave Bold Drama‘s residency. Find out how ‘A Song for Knowle West’ was… read more

Exhibitions , Health & Wellbeing , Local issues

25/04/2019

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

GetSet for Growth – Marketing Strategies for Growth

Small meeting room, The Hub Filwood Green Business Park, Hengrove Way, Bristol BS4 1ET    This seminar focuses on the role of marketing in your business and the value of a robust marketing… read more

Training

29/04/2019

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

GetSet for Growth – Developing and running a Facebook and Instagram Strategy

*Please note the venue for this session has changed* Main Studio, Knowle West Media Centre Leinster Avenue, Bristol, BS4 1NL Most businesses are still trying to get to grips with how… read more

Training

08/05/2019

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Knowle West Photo Walks

See Knowle West through a new lens and explore the neighbourhood on these weekly photo walks with a new theme each week. Learn new skills and increase your knowledge. Staff… read more

Health & Wellbeing , Photography

15/05/2019

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Knowle West Photo Walks

See Knowle West through a new lens and explore the neighbourhood on these weekly photo walks with a new theme each week. Learn new skills and increase your knowledge. Staff… read more

Health & Wellbeing , Photography

16/05/2019

6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Would Like to Meet: Mix-Up Party

Location: starting at KWMC and ending at Filwood Community Centre (Barnstaple Road, BS4 1JP) If you’re an artist who loves working in a community context or someone making creative things… read more

Exhibitions , Local issues , Music

14/05/2019 - 16/05/2019

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Outset – Introduction to Enterprise (for pre-start entrepreneurs)

Knowle West Media Centre,  Leinster Ave, BS4 1NL  The Introduction to Enterprise workshops are a 3 part intensive course on the Outset programme. The workshop will help to prepare you to start… read more

Training

22/05/2019

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Knowle West Photo Walks

See Knowle West through a new lens and explore the neighbourhood on these weekly photo walks with a new theme each week. Learn new skills and increase your knowledge. Staff… read more

Health & Wellbeing , Photography

29/05/2019

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Knowle West Photo Walks

See Knowle West through a new lens and explore the neighbourhood on these weekly photo walks with a new theme each week. Learn new skills and increase your knowledge. Staff… read more

Health & Wellbeing , Photography

01/06/2019

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Workshop: Laser Cut Jewellery (June)

Learn how to design and make items of laser-cut jewellery in this four-hour Saturday workshop at our digital manufacturing space KWMC: The Factory. During the session you’ll learn how to… read more

15/01/2019 - 10/12/2019

1:30 pm - 12:30 pm

SilverScreen Film Club

Location: Novers Park Community Centre, Novers Park Road (behind Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue) SilverScreen is a monthly film club in Bristol for over 50s. Based in Knowle West, South… read more

Film

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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