Jump Studios is Knowle West Media Centre’s programme for 10 – 25 year olds. We offer a range of after-school groups, creative courses, work experience, training opportunities and holiday activities.
Our after-school groups – Control Alt Delete and Creative Hub – are listed below; they run during term time and are listed below. Our new music programme will be launching soon which includes festival performance opportunities, an annual residential and supports artist development from beginner through to advanced.
You can keep up to date with the Jump Studios team on Facebook and Twitter – or by clicking the See It Live button on this page. If you’d like more details about any of the groups please contact Dot or call 0117 903 0444.
Mondays, 4.30-6pm, term time
Jump into technology! Explore new technologies such as robots, Virtual Reality, 3D printing, Microbits, drones and coding.
Wednesdays, 5-7pm, term time
Jump into creativity or music! Explore filmmaking, technology, gaming, animation and music as you develop your own creative projects and ideas. No experience needed.
You can now book onto our February half term programme. Places are limited so ensure you sign up in advance.
Jump into…Puppet Making and create a short film – Tuesday 13th February, 10am-4pm (ages 10-16, free)
Jump presents…Pop Up Cinema – Wednesday 14th February, 1.30-4pm (under 18s free, ages 18+ £5)
Jump presents…Just for Girls – Thursday 15th February, 10am-1pm (for girls aged 10-16, free)
Jump into…Aquarium Photography – Monday 23rd October, 10am – 4pm (£5 plus booking fee)
Jump into…Aquarium Animation – Tuesday 24th October, 10am – 4pm
Jump into…Skateboard Design – Wednesday 26th (12-4pm) & Thursday 26th October (12 – 4pm) (£25 plus booking fee)
Wednesdays from 5pm
Ages 10 – 14 / 15 – 25
Places are limited so sign up in advance – more details can be found on the course pages.
Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th November, 10am – 5pm
Under 19s free / adults £5
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Experiment with new technologies, develop your skills as a leader or media-maker, and enjoy being creative. Jump in! Jump Studios is Knowle West Media Centre's programme for 10 - 25 year olds. We offer a range of after-school groups, creative courses, work experience, training opportunities and holiday activities. Our after-school groups - Control Alt Delete and Creative Hub - are listed below;...