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Projects, resources and stories from Knowle West Media Centre

Power to Change and the Nationwide Foundation support We Can Make

Working people can expect to pay around 7.6 times their annual earnings on purchasing a home in England and Wales: we urgently need new ways to meet housing need. Our We Can Make initiative proposes that one answer to... read more

Posted on: July 5th, 2018 by Rachel Clarke

Star in a film celebrating the people of Bristol!

What would you do if you had just 15 seconds to create a performance?  This July Knowle West will be hosting a performance space where the people of Bristol can explore their creativity and celebrate their city! THE DEMOCRATIC SET is... read more

Posted on: June 26th, 2018 by Rachel Clarke

KWMC one of England’s most “innovative and disruptive companies”

In May 2018 Creative England announced their annual list of "the most exciting, innovative and disruptive creative companies and individuals across the country" - a list that includes Knowle West Media Centre! In their announcement Creative England highlighted a "move towards technology... read more

Posted on: June 15th, 2018 by Rachel Clarke

February Half Term: girls in tech and Wonder Women!

On 13th February 2018 we kicked off our February half term programme, which saw young people from South Bristol and beyond learning, making new friends and having a great time while doing it! The week began with our sold-out puppet making course led by... read more

Posted on: February 20th, 2018 by Daniel Edmund

Exploring masculinity and mental health

In February 2018 the Jump Studios team had the opportunity to speak to year 11 students at Ralph Allen school in Bath, UK. Their aim was to open a discussion around men's mental health and perceptions of masculinity. The team are in... read more

Posted on: February 14th, 2018 by Daniel Edmund

Roger’s Journey: tackling technology in just 12 weeks

It is easy to feel left out when trying to understand the rapidly changing technology around us. Especially when you don’t have access to a computer or someone in your life to support your learning. Gaining digital skills, can help... read more

Posted on: January 25th, 2018 by Emmeline Rodman

Celebrating Women of Knowle West

2018 marks 100 years since the right to vote was extended to some women in Britain. Activities and celebrations will be taking place across our city and country this year and we’re keen to make sure that the women of... read more

Posted on: January 22nd, 2018 by Rachel Clarke

Product Design course for young people

Last week we ran another Product Design Course at our digital manufacturing space KWMC: The Factory, this time for young people aged 16+ who were interested in creating original products. The two-day course provided a fun and educational introduction to design and production. The first day gave the group... read more

Posted on: November 20th, 2017 by Daniel Edmund

Looking Back on Half Term

As we approach the end of the year, the Jump Studios team have been reflecting on October Half Term. We had an exciting few days, as our creative courses welcomed new young people for the first time and saw young people already connected to KWMC come... read more

Posted on: November 13th, 2017 by Daniel Edmund

Fun and Games at the Gaming & Anime Expo

On Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th November Knowle West Media Centre opened its doors once again for the annual South Bristol Gaming & Anime Expo. Attracting people from all over the city and beyond, the event pulled out all the stops, satisfying every gaming... read more

Posted on: November 8th, 2017 by Daniel Edmund

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Leinster Avenue
Knowle West
Bristol
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