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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


10:00 am - 2:00 pm

MAKE IT: Christmas Stocking Fillers – Free Training Course in November

With Christmas just around the corner, join KWMC: The Factory to learn how to make laser cut Christmas cards, tree decorations and gifts. Perfect for your friends and family, or to… read more


23/10/2017 - 26/10/2017

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Jump Into…Half Term

Looking for Half Term activities in Bristol this October? Young people aged 10 – 21 can jump into photography, animation and design with Knowle West Media Centre’s Jump Studios programme:… read more

Photography , Technology , Young People


10:00 am - 2:00 pm

MAKE IT Homewares – Free Training Course in September

Come and learn how to make laser cut products for your home! In September 2017, KWMC: The Factory will be running a free course for people over the age of 16… read more

Technology , Training

07/09/2017 - 09/09/2017

6:30 pm - 3:00 pm

We Can Make: Housewarming & Tours

Do you want to see homes built differently? We Can Make is developing new ways of creating affordable homes that better meet the needs of communities. It has brought together… read more

Local issues

21/08/2017 - 25/08/2017

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

We Can Make: Product Design Week

Interested in designing products for the home and kitting out a brand new build? This summer KWMC: The Factory is running a week-long design and making course as part of… read more


01/08/2017 - 17/08/2017

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Summer Programme 2017

Get creative, make new friends and have fun! Knowle West Media Centre’s Summer Programme returns for 2017 with three weeks of art, media and music for ages 10-16. ANIMAL PHOTOGRAPHY: Tuesday… read more

Young People


9:30 am - 11:30 am

Would Like To Meet: Working with Young People

Due to the first Would Like To Meet event (6th July) being so popular, we don’t have sufficient numbers to run the second (13th July). If you were planning to attend… read more

Young People

07/09/2017 - 10/06/2017

9:30 pm - 12:00 pm

The Artist Hotel – Opening Night

Be the first guests to spend the night at The Artist Hotel: Knowle West! Can you imagine a future where ‘regeneration’ initiatives benefit artists and communities the most? How could… read more

Local issues


10:00 am - 1:00 pm

MAKE IT Jewellery Course – Laser cut jewellery

Are you interested in designing and making jewellery? Would you like to see how new technologies can help with this? In June we’ll be running a free course for people… read more

Technology , Training


4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

We Can Make … Test Space community launch

We Can Make…Homes explores new approaches to the housing crisis that have people and communities at their heart. The We Can Make…Test Space is a place for collaboration, conversation and hands-on… read more

Exhibitions , Local issues , Talks


4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

We Can Make…Homes: Making Space for the Citizen Sector

Join Knowle West Media Centre for a special workshop to explore new approaches to developing citizen-led housing, as part of the We Can Make…Homes project. Together we’ll explore how planning… read more

Local issues

23/11/2016 - 28/02/2017

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

20/20 Visions: Re-valuing photography, people and place

The role of the photographer and the value of photography are in flux. Camera technology is now so cheap and pervasive that taking a photograph no longer holds an intrinsic value…. read more

Exhibitions , Local issues , Photography


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The ‘Made In Bristol’ Home

Knowle West Media Centre is working with students from the University of the West of England (UWE) on a new project called The Made in Bristol Home. The project is exploring how… read more

Local issues


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

hOur:Bristol Timebank Launch

Timebanking is coming to South Bristol! hOur:Bristol is a new platform for professional and non-professional creatives to share skills and services. Instigated by artist Paul Hurley and writer Caleb Parkin,… read more

Local issues


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We Can Make: re-imagining manufacturing in Bristol

Smart factories, digital fabrication technologies, new materials and changes in distribution networks are among the changes that are radically re-shaping who makes what, where and how. WE CAN MAKE explores… read more

Environmental , Talks , Technology


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come Dine With SPHERE

For one evening only Knowle West Media Centre will be transformed into a healthy home: Step into our dining room and enjoy a hearty homecooked meal Have a seat in our… read more

Health & Wellbeing , Technology

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Knowle West Media Centre
Leinster Avenue
Knowle West
+44 (0) 117 903 0444

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