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People, Place & Creativity: Politics from the Edge

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This special election event focuses on the creative potential of the people and places too often over-looked by conventional political debate.


– ‘The world that is possible’, presented by young people, tech entrepreneurs, artists and community activists:

  • Rachael Miles, performance artist
  • Billy Alwen, Circus Director
  • Praminda Caleb-Solly, roboticist
  • Carolyn Hassan, Director of Knowle West Media Centre
  • Davina Froom
  • Matt Little, Real Ideas Organisation


– Responses from parliamentary candidates:

  • Karin Smyth, Labour
  • Mark Wright, Liberal Democrats
  • Tony Dyer, Green Party
  • Isobel Grant, Conservative Party
  • Steve Wood, UKIP
  • Tom Baldwin, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition


– Special preview of a new exhibition by photographer Tommy Sussex. ‘What Takes Hold’ explores the systems of power and regulation that operate in ‘edge places’ where conventional politics and policy tend not to reach.

Drinks will be served. To book your free place visit

To find out more information call 0117 903 0444 or email

Read the KWMC Manifesto here.

People, Place, Creativity 2015

Contact Us

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

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