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26/11/2019 - 30/04/2020

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibition: 100 Years of Knowle West Style

Location: Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue Our Autumn / Winter exhibition explores the hidden heritage of Knowle West and marks 100 years since the first council estates were built in… read more

Exhibitions & Events , Local issues , Music


6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Project Night

EVENT UPDATE: Change to event format Following the coronavirus outbreak, we have put a number of measures in place to protect our communities and the people we work with. This means that some… read more

Local issues


12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

INSPIRE Talk: PositiveNegativePositive

with Walter Jack Studio Walter Jack Studio will be introducing their project PositiveNegativePositive, a collaboration with KWMC The Factory, offering the opportunity for a group of local makers to be… read more

27/02/2020 - 02/04/2020

6:15 pm - 8:15 pm

Course: Colour, Pattern, Surface

Location: KWMC: The Factory, Filwood Green Business Park A six-week introduction to creating tactile textile designs, using hands-on and digital techniques. No experience required, just a love for pattern, shape and… read more

Making & Manufacturing , Training


10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sustainable Sewing & Textiles

An environmental twist on our Sewing & Textiles monthly meet-up at KWMC The Factory Make scrunchies from scrap fabrics and upcycle old clothing. No need to book, just pop in!… read more


10:00 am - 2:00 pm

ReThink, ReMake, ReCycle: Paper

Paper towels and tissues are usually made from recycled paper, which can’t be recycled again. Join us on 7th April to learn how to design and make your own reusable… read more



10:00 am - 2:00 pm

ReThink, ReMake, ReCycle: Plastics

Single use plastic and its impact on the environment is a rapidly growing issue, with exported recycling waste being turned away and floating islands of plastic rubbish developing in our… read more



12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

INSPIRE Talk: Designing Away Litter

with Lisa Cole (Earth Day 2020) Ethical designer, maker and teacher Lisa Cole’s talk will centre on sustainability, focusing on her human-centred design approach to a collaborative project with Up Our… read more

Local issues


10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Workshop: Upcycling with Laser Cut Woodblocks

Location: KWMC: The Factory, Filwood Green Business Park Learn how to design and make laser cut woodblocks for printing onto paper and fabrics in this four-hour Saturday workshop at our… read more

Making & Manufacturing , Training

05/12/2019 - 07/05/2020

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

We Can Make…Meet Up

Location: We Can Make test home, corner of Barnstaple Road and Marwood Road We Can Make are getting together every month for a social…We Can Meet! It’s a space to catch up,… read more

Exhibitions & Events , Health & Wellbeing , Local issues

22/02/2020 - 08/07/2020

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Making Together

Locations: Various What can we make together? Calling all Knowle West residents, carpenters, brickies, crafters, artists, DIY enthusiasts, and curious people of all ages and backgrounds! As part of the We Can Make housing initiative,… read more

Local issues , Making & Manufacturing , Training

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

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