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Making Courses

The Factory’s making courses and workshops are¬†designed to provide an easy and accessible introduction to our digital fabrication tools and workshop facilities.

We guide and support trainees through each step of the design and making process, whether they’re¬†creating laser cut jewellery, Christmas decorations,¬†pieces of furniture, or something else.

We also offer enterprise training to budding entrepreneurs and growth businesses.

Upcoming courses:

Creative Enterprise & Laser Cut Jewellery Making Course

Come and learn how to design, make and sell laser-cut jewellery in this free four-day course run by Knowle West Media Centre: The Factory.

As well as developing digital and making skills, you will be introduced to other key aspects of starting your own creative business, including a one-day workshop at Studio Cotton.

The course is¬†free for 18 ‚Äď 30 year olds living in Bristol.

10am – 4pm on Friday 22nd March, Monday 25th March, Monday 1st April & Friday 5th April.

Book your place here

Workshop: Laser Cut Easter Decorations

Looking for a family activity during the Easter holidays?  Learn how to design and make a laser-cut Easter card and decoration in this morning workshop at our digital making space KWMC: The Factory.

Thursday 11th April
10am – 12.30pm

One ticket provides entry for 1 adult (aged 18+) and a maximum of 2 children (aged 7+). Each family group will make 1 card and 1 decoration during the workshop.

Book your place here

Workshop: Laser Cut Jewellery

Learn how to design and make a piece of laser cut jewellery in this 4 hour Saturday workshop.

Saturday 1st June
10am – 2pm

Book your place here

5 Week Hybrid Laser Cutting for Printmakers

Explore ways in which laser cutting can be used as an exciting digital tool in the printmaking process on this new 5 week course based at KWMC: The Factory in partnership with Spike Print Studio.

Mondays 3rd June to 1st July
1:30 ‚Äď 4:30pm

Book your place here

Visit the main KWMC Events page to find out more about our upcoming courses or contact our technicians on 0117 403 2306 if you have an idea for a course or a group looking for training.


Contact Us

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

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