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Behind the scenes exhibition tour: The gardens of yesterday & tomorrow

21/03/2020
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue

Special Saturday opening of the 100 Years of Knowle West Style exhibition: hear from historians, biodiversity experts and landscape designers.

This tour will spotlight the ‘Garden City’ history of Knowle West and showcase garden designs from We Can Make – Knowle West’s community-led housing project. Weather permitting, there will also be a neighbourhood garden walk and planting. 

RSVP to martha.king@kwmc.org.uk  

100 years of Knowle West Style

Our Autumn / Winter exhibition explores the hidden heritage of Knowle West and marks 100 years since the first council estates were built in Bristol.

From its ‘Garden City’ ideals to its ‘Do It Yourself’ (DIY) culture, explore what Knowle West has meant to people for nearly 10 decades.

Experience new artworks, hear local stories and revisit almost 100 years of history, music, architecture and memory.

There are lots of gems to be rediscovered: from bingo cards used at the Broadway Bingo Club to film footage of nights at The Venture Inn!

The interactive exhibition features commissioned work by artists Holly Beasley-Garrigan, George Lovesmith and Lukus Robbins, created in collaboration with Knowle West residents as part of 100 Years of Knowle West Style.

For more information click HERE

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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