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26/11/2019 - 30/04/2020

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Virtual Tour: 100 Years of Knowle West Style

Following the coronavirus outbreak, we have put measures in place to protect our team and visitors. This includes closing KWMC. However, you can take a virtual tour of the exhibition via this… read more

Exhibitions & Events , Local issues , Music

29/05/2019

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Knowle West Photo Walks

See Knowle West through a new lens and explore the neighbourhood on these weekly photo walks with a new theme each week. Learn new skills and increase your knowledge. Staff… read more

Health & Wellbeing

01/06/2019

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Workshop: Laser Cut Jewellery (June)

Learn how to design and make items of laser-cut jewellery in this four-hour Saturday workshop at our digital manufacturing space KWMC: The Factory. During the session you’ll learn how to… read more

06/06/2019

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Preview: Ways of Working – Creative Business Journeys

Location: Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue Ways of Working celebrates the Network for Creative Enterprise (NfCE), a project providing practical business support to creative individuals and enterprises. Delivered by a… read more

Exhibitions & Events

Laser-cut objects made in a free wearable technology workshop

07/06/2019

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Workshop: Micro-Chips and Magic-Charms – Wearable Tech

Location: KWMC: The Factory, Filwood Green Business Park In this day-long workshop you’ll have the opportunity to learn how to choreograph lights with code to use in custom made pendants… read more

Training

14/06/2019

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Workshop: Playing with Animatronics & Puppetry

Location: KWMC: The Factory, Filwood Green Business Park This day long introductory workshop will take you through the basic principles of crafting and animating a robotic puppet. We will be… read more

Training

Chat Show

26/06/2019

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

We Can Make…Chat Show Episode 3

Location: We Can Make House, corner of Barnstaple Road and Marwood Road, BS4 1LQ Join the live audience for Knowle West’s new chat show! The show, hosted by local residents Makala Cheung… read more

Health & Wellbeing , Local issues

04/07/2019 - 05/07/2019

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Workshop: Designing for Virtual and Augmented Worlds

Location: KWMC: The Factory, Filwood Green Business Park Day 1: Thursday 4 July 10am – 3pm Day 2: Friday 5 July 10am – 3pm Facilitated by Christina Constantinou – MA Virtual Reality… read more

Training

10/07/2019 - 11/07/2019

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Workshop: An Introduction to Machine Learning (Artificial Intelligence)

Location: KWMC: The Factory, Filwood Green Business Park Day 1: Practical AI: Machine Learning & Ethics (Wednesday 10 July 10am – 3pm) Facilitated by Ben Byford – Podcaster of Machine Ethics and Ethical by Design Artificial Intelligence consultant. AI… read more

Training

11/07/2019

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We Can Make… Beers and Trades

Location: We Can Make House by Filwood Community Centre, Marwood Road Are you in a trade? Or want to learn a trade? Calling local carpenters, electricians, brickies, plumbers, glazers, plasterers,… read more

Local issues

24/07/2019

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

We Can Make… Chat Show Episode 4

Location: We Can Make House, corner of Barnstaple Road and Marwood Road, BS4 1LQ Join the live audience for Knowle West’s new chat show! The show, hosted by local residents Makala Cheung… read more

Health & Wellbeing , Local issues

Visitor opens a memory box produced by one of the entrepreneurs in the Ways of Working exhibition

07/06/2019 - 30/08/2019

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibition: Ways of Working – Creative Business Journeys

Location: Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue Ways of Working celebrates the Network for Creative Enterprise (NfCE), a project providing practical business support to creative individuals and enterprises. Delivered by a… read more

Exhibitions & Events

03/09/2019

12:30 am - 1:30 pm

September INSPIRE Talk at KWMC: The Factory

Come and be inspired! We are excited to announce that we are kicking off the next series of INSPIRE Talks with artist Chloe Uden on Tuesday 3rd September at KWMC The Factory.  Chloe Uden… read more

19/09/2019

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Homecoming: the influence of South Bristol on British music

A rare evening of music, film and conversation charting the sounds of the city and the influence of South Bristol on British music. Featuring: Krust, co-founder of Full Cycle Records… read more

Local issues , Music

01/10/2019

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

JUMP Start

Jump Studios invites you to JUMP START. Find out more about our work with young people at Knowle West Media Centre, learn new coaching skills, and meet others working in… read more

Young People (10-30)

Photo of The We Can Make Chat Show, two hosts and two guests sit together looking happy and relaxed

14/10/2019

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The We Can Make Chat Show: Live

Location: Filwood Commnity Centre, Barnstaple Road What if communities had the power to create the housing they need? Join UK pioneers as they discuss getting beyond the housing crisis. We… read more

Exhibitions & Events , Local issues

17/10/2019

12:30 pm - 8:30 pm

100 Years of Knowle West Style

Location: Meet outside Filwood Community Centre (Barnstaple Road / Filwood Broadway) Experience two new artworks that mark the centenary of council housing in Bristol, hosted in secret locations. Journey through… read more

Exhibitions & Events , Local issues

17/10/2019

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Social Media for Creatives

With the average person spending 1 hour 50 minutes on social media and 77% of the population actively engaging on social media, the reach is too big to ignore. This… read more

Training

21/10/2019

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Workshop: Guess Who? (Artificial Intelligence)

Location: KWMC: The Factory (Filwood Green Business Park) This workshop will explore how facial recognition systems make decisions about our identities, led by artists and creative technologists Ellie Foreman and Rachel… read more

Training

24/10/2019

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Influencer Marketing

Influencer Marketing is the Fastest-Growing Online method of Customer-Acquisition’ and customers are increasingly taking to social media before making a purchase, so how can you leverage it for your business?… read more

Training

28/10/2019

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Workshop: Become an AI activist

Location: KWMC: The Factory (Filwood Green Business Park) A workshop exploring how to use conversational AI (Artificial Intelligence) as a medium for protest. Run by artists and creative technologists Coral… read more

Training

29/10/2019 - 30/10/2019

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Jump Into…Digital Design – October Half Term 2019

Want to have fun and make new friends this October half-term? Come and learn how to bring your designs to life using different technologies! For more information and to reserve… read more

Young People (10-30)

10/10/2019 - 21/11/2019

6:15 pm - 8:15 pm

Evening Course: Exploring Textile Surfaces

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 colour! The course will introduce you to: Painting… read more

21/11/2019

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Performance: To Those Born Later

Location: Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue Uninvited Guests and Fuel present: To Those Born Later – a performance, discussion and interactive experience. Imagine a future where all electronic records, digital… read more

Exhibitions & Events

30/11/2019

11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Taster Workshop: Making & Furnishings

Location: Filwood Community Centre, Barnstaple Road Join the Filwood Fantastic team on ‘Fair Saturday’ to get creative and explore ideas for new furnishings for the main hall of Filwood Community… read more

Local issues , Making & Manufacturing

15/01/2019 - 10/12/2019

1:30 pm - 12:30 pm

SilverScreen Film Club

Location: Novers Park Community Centre, Novers Park Road (behind Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue) SilverScreen is a monthly film club in Bristol for over 50s. Based in Knowle West, South… read more

Film & Photography

blue spaces workshop bristol

25/01/2020

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

RESPiRES Walking Workshop: Crox Bottom

Do you want to connect more with nature? Join us for a walking workshop to explore how technology could help… Inviting you to take part in our first walking workshop exploring our connection… read more

Film & Photography , Health & Wellbeing

01/02/2020

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Workshop: Laser Cut Jewellery

Location: KWMC: The Factory, Filwood Green Business Park Learn how to design and make items of laser-cut jewellery in this four-hour Saturday workshop at our digital manufacturing space KWMC: The… read more

Training

blue spaces workshop bristol

01/02/2020

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

RESPiRES Walking Workshop: River Frome

Do you want to connect more with nature? Join us for a walking workshop to explore how technology could help… Inviting you to take part in our second walking workshop exploring our connection… read more

Film & Photography , Health & Wellbeing

24/01/2020 - 07/02/2020

11:00 am - 6:30 pm

We Can Make…our first 4 homes! Community Feedback

We Can Make is working with families in Knowle West to create affordable, environmentally friendly homes. We have the first four designs ready for you to see. Drop in for… read more

Exhibitions & Events , Health & Wellbeing , Local issues , Making & Manufacturing

08/02/2020

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Behind the scenes exhibition tour: 100 years of Knowle West Style

Location: Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue We invite you to join us for a special saturday opening of the 100 Years of Knowle West Style exhibition: enjoy a behind-the-scenes… read more

Exhibitions & Events , Local issues

19/02/2020 - 20/02/2020

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Jump Into…Music – February Half Term 2020

Location: Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue Do you want to make new friends, learn new skills and have a great time with music? Join Jump Studios during February half term… read more

Music , Young People (10-30)

22/02/2020

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Making Together: Family Taster Day

Location: KWMC: The Factory, Filwood Green Business Park Calling all carpenters, brickies, crafters, DIY enthusiasts, and curious people of all ages and backgrounds! We’re mixing traditional construction tools, digital tools… read more

Local issues

27/02/2020

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Back to Nature

Location: Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue There’s more to a neighbourhood than bricks and tarmac. Join us as we explore wild edges, green shoots, and growing better connections with… read more

Exhibitions & Events

29/02/2020

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Not Green

Meet at The Park, Daventry Road, BS4 1DQ A daytime walk experience led by artist Richard Layzell. This is a rare chance to explore the biodiversity and hidden natural wonders of… read more

Exhibitions & Events , Health & Wellbeing , Local issues

05/12/2019 - 05/03/2020

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

21/03/2020

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Behind the scenes exhibition tour

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… read more

Exhibitions & Events , Local issues

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

03/04/2020

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

08/04/2020

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

INSPIRE Talk: PositiveNegativePositive

Following the coronavirus outbreak, we have put measures in place to protect our team and visitors. This includes closing KWMC: The Factory. This INSPIRE Talk will now take place online! ‘PositiveNegativePositive’ with… read more

Local issues , Making & Manufacturing

03/06/2020

12:30 pm - 12:30 pm

INSPIRE Talk: Coronavirus Response

In the first of our new Making the Difference strand of talks (which explore making as a tool of social change), join us in conversation with Hack the Pandemic, Airway… read more

Health & Wellbeing , Making & Manufacturing

22/02/2020 - 08/07/2020

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Making Together

Following the coronavirus outbreak, we have put measures in place to protect our team and visitors. This includes closing KWMC and KWMC: The Factory. We are liaising with participants to organise alternative… read more

Local issues , Making & Manufacturing , Training

13/07/2020 - 29/07/2020

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Jump into… Virtual

Location: Online Due to COVID-19, we have been unable to run our programme for young people in the way we are used to. We have been using Microsoft Teams to bring together… read more

Young People (10-30)

29/07/2020

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

KWMC The Factory: July INSPIRE Talk – Human and Community Centred Design

Making the Difference: Human and Community Centred Design ***Please note this talk was originally scheduled for 22nd July but has been moved due to speaker availability*** Join our Factory technician… read more

Local issues , Making & Manufacturing

04/08/2020 - 06/08/2020

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Jump into… Secondary School

Location: Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue Would you like to meet other young people going to the same secondary school as you? Come along to a closed creative group… read more

Young People (10-30)

11/08/2020 - 13/08/2020

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Jump into… Music

Location: Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue Come along to this two day summer music workshop and learn how to create your own music using free music production software! Booking… read more

Music , Young People (10-30)

13/07/2020 - 28/08/2020

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Jump into… Creativity

Location: Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue Jump into…Creativity is an open session for young people aged 10-16 to get creative with art, technology and music. Booking is essential and… read more

Music , Young People (10-30)

02/09/2020

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

KWMC The Factory: September INSPIRE Talk – Filwood Fantastic Mini Golf

Our September INSPIRE Talk will explore the Filwood Fantastic Mini Golf Club – a fun and inclusive community arts project in the Filwood (Knowle West) area of Bristol. We will be joined… read more

Making & Manufacturing

09/10/2020 - 09/09/2020

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Block West: Robot Demo

Robot demo with our Making Together: for Trades group Join us Live Streaming on Youtube to see a live demonstration using a design App and an industrial robot to transform… read more

Exhibitions & Events , Making & Manufacturing

29/09/2020

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Block West: Interview with local residents involved in the build

Interview with local residents involved in the build See Knowle West residents Don Jones, Megan Clark-Bagnall and John Bennett being interviewed by Automated Architecture Labs (AUAR) as they describe the process… read more

Exhibitions & Events , Making & Manufacturing

29/09/2020

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Block West: A Talk With The Architects

Join a live stream with Automated Architecture Labs (AUAR), the architects behind Block West. Hear them talking about the increasing opportunity for people and communities to experiment with new forms of… read more

Exhibitions & Events , Making & Manufacturing

Contact Us

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

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