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Fashionate

In April 2010 KWMC supported a group of young women aged 16- 20 to stage a fashion and music event: “Fashionate – A Knowle West Side Story”.

Over a four-month period, the group  learned technical skills including music-making, fashion photography, stage design, event planning, promotion, branding and recruitment. Together they  created a modern retelling of  the classic Shakespearean love story of Romeo & Juliet, where rival groups – with very different styles – were united in a visual spectacle.

The catwalk showcased clothing from national retailers and independent boutiques, and there were performances from Bristol-based DJs and dancers. The overall aim of the Fashionate project was to encourage and equip young women to become involved in the creative industries.

 

'A Knowle West Side Story'

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

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