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Change Creators: XLR Collective Gig Prep

In this week's session, we reviewed our original pieces that we performed at Bristol Harbour Festival to see what we could make even better. We set up [a] stage in the main space [at KWMC] so every little detail was exposed. Beth's... read more

Posted on: August 17th, 2017 by Daniel Edmund

Play Me, I’m Yours Knowle West

This summer a world-famous street pianos project will return to the streets of Bristol – and Knowle West will be one of the main locations! Play Me, I’m Yours is a musical trail of 18 individually-decorated pianos which are installed... read more

Posted on: August 16th, 2017 by Rachel Clarke

Change Creators: XLR Collective Coaching Session

This week the group had a refreshing session about coaching. We had some guests sitting in with us whilst we did some activities that involved learning how to actively listen, filling out the wheel of life and learning how to... read more

Posted on: August 11th, 2017 by Daniel Edmund

We Can Make: Construction begins on a strawbale house

Over the spring of 2017 a large wooden structure has slowly taken shape behind Filwood Community Centre. The moveable house is fully plumbed and wired, has walls made of straw bales, triple-glazed windows and a large wooden deck. Known as the... read more

Posted on: August 11th, 2017 by Rachel Clarke

We Can Make: Making Natural Dyes

Over the last few weeks artist Alex Goodman has been collecting leaves and plants from across Knowle West to create a range of natural dyes. The dyes will be used to decorate and furnish the interior of a new home currently... read more

Posted on: August 11th, 2017 by Rachel Clarke

Jump Studios’ Animal Photography Course

"It inspired my son to be a wildlife cameraman!" Photography and wildlife unite this summer in Jump Studios' latest course for young people. To kick off the 2017 Summer Programme at Knowle West Media Centre we took a trip to Bristol Zoo Gardens... read more

Posted on: August 9th, 2017 by Daniel Edmund

Change Creators: Hack a Heckle Campaign Launch

On 22nd July the Hack A Heckle campaign officially launched at Bristol’s Harbour Festival! Catch up with Collective blogger Olivia to find out more: We were very excited and anticipated this moment for months. Beforehand we were organising, practising and refining our... read more

Posted on: August 4th, 2017 by Daniel Edmund

Change Creators: XLR Collective meet Life Coach Sam Holman

This week the XLR Collective looked beyond the launch of their campaign to challenge gender harassment, Hack a Heckle, to consider their hopes and fears for the future.  Campaign Leader Will explains more... 17th July 2017, KWMC This week's session started early, with three of... read more

Posted on: July 27th, 2017 by Daniel Edmund

Change Creators: XLR Collective meet Eva Lazarus

This week the XLR Collective had an inspiring session with Bristol-based singer and MC Eva Lazarus. KWMC Communications Coordinator Daniel explains what they got up to... 10th July 2017, KWMC Bristol based sensation gets comfy with XLR's newest collective. Last night was an exciting night of development... read more

Posted on: July 13th, 2017 by Daniel Edmund

Change Creators: XLR Collective visit Saffron Records

This week the XLR Collective visited the team at Saffron Records - an all female record label and music education platform based in Bristol. Collective blogger Olivia shares what the group learned and how they're planning to put it into practice... read more

Posted on: July 5th, 2017 by Rachel Clarke

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