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Projects, resources and stories from Knowle West Media Centre

The Factory counts down to Sustainability Month

This April, to coincide with Earth Day, we're running a special programme of workshops, talks and hands-on sessions at KWMC: The Factory, exploring how we can reduce our impact on the environment while we make useful and... read more

Posted on: March 10th, 2020 by Fiona Dowling

The power of music: stories from Jump Studios

Knowle West Media Centre's Jump Studios programme provides opportunities for young people aged 10-25 to experiment with music, develop their technical and creative skills, and explore new careers. Below are a selection of stories from young... read more

Posted on: March 2nd, 2020 by Rachel Clarke

KWMC supports new digital arts programme – Control Shift

We're excited to be supporting Control Shift - a new arts programme coming to Bristol in June 2020 to explore 'creative and critical approaches to technology.' Launching on 5 June, Control Shift will include a weekend of events (featuring performances, workshops, and talks) and an... read more

Posted on: February 24th, 2020 by Martha King

KWMC selected for new environmental programme

Knowle West Media Centre has been named as one of ten cultural initiatives that will receive support to become more environmentally sustainable. The Accelerator Programme, from Arts Council England and Julie’s Bicycle, will provide organisations with space, resources, time and expertise to develop new and innovative... read more

Posted on: January 23rd, 2020 by Rachel Clarke

KWMC supported by business ‘scale up’ initiative

We're excited to announce that KWMC has been accepted onto a new programme supporting creative businesses in the West of England. The Creative Scale-Up programme, funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, will see £4 million invested across three regions in... read more

Posted on: January 22nd, 2020 by Rachel Clarke

Community stories offer new understanding of “physical activity”

The government recently published new guidelines about how much physical activity we should do and the types that most benefit our health. But are they understandable? Are they useful? How do we incorporate physical activity into our lives? In 2019 KWMC worked with groups... read more

Posted on: January 22nd, 2020 by Rachel Clarke

New placements on offer through Creative Workforce scheme

We're delighted to be part of a new scheme supporting more young people to work in the creative industries, which launched in January 2020. Creative Workforce for the Future has been developed by the West of England Combined Authority (WECA)... read more

Posted on: January 20th, 2020 by Rachel Clarke

Discounts and deals in 24hr Flash Sale

The 24-hour Culture Flash Sale is back for 2020: for one day only, discounted tickets and offers are available at a host of venues across Bristol and Bath! These include shows, events, exhibitions, workshops, gigs, talks and plays from over 30 arts... read more

Posted on: January 14th, 2020 by Rachel Clarke

Sennheiser UK repurposes audio equipment for KWMC

Earlier this year, Sennheiser UK were seeking a suitable home for some repurposed audio equipment - and they found Knowle West Media Centre! The Sennheiser team kindly provided us with 15 pairs of HD 25 headphones, which had been assembled by Sennheiser UK staff as part of... read more

Posted on: December 2nd, 2019 by Rachel Clarke

Exploring the ethics of new technologies

This Autumn Knowle West Media Centre is hosting two free workshops exploring the ethics and uses of new technologies: Guess Who? will uncover how facial recognition systems make decisions about us, while Become an AI Activist invites you to use Artificial Intelligence technology... read more

Posted on: October 10th, 2019 by Rachel Clarke

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