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Projects, resources and stories from Knowle West Media Centre

KWMC supports new Bristol Digital Futures Institute

We're delighted to be supporting a new Bristol-based initiative that has just received funding to explore the impact of digital technologies on society. The Bristol Digital Futures Institute (BDFI) will be based at the University of Bristol's new Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus, offering space and facilities... read more

Posted on: July 10th, 2019 by Rachel Clarke

Participant on the Making It training programme explains her furniture design to WECA Regional Mayor Tim Bowles at KWMC: The Factory

Regional Mayor visits digital training programmes

On 25 June we welcomed the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) Regional Mayor Tim Bowles to KWMC and KWMC: The Factory to meet two groups of women currently taking part in our digital training programmes. Over the last few months, the... read more

Posted on: June 26th, 2019 by Rachel Clarke

Things to do in Bristol this summer

Looking for things to do in Bristol this Summer? Download or pick up your copy of the Knowle West Media Centre What's On Guide and find out what's happening between June and September 2019. We hope there's something for everyone: whether you're looking... read more

Posted on: June 18th, 2019 by Rachel Clarke

Knowle West a hotspot for ‘Creative Civic Change’

Knowle West is one of fourteen communities across England set to transform their local areas as part of the new £4 million Creative Civic Change programme, which launched this week. With funding of up to £200,000 for each... read more

Posted on: May 15th, 2019 by Rachel Clarke

Artists selected for project celebrating local culture

We're delighted to announce that we've selected three artists to work on the project '100 Years of Knowle West Style'. The project will celebrate Knowle West's culture, style and stories, and make sure that it's Knowle Westers... read more

Posted on: May 7th, 2019 by Martha King

Knowle West artists wanted for visual art challenge

Knowle West artists - fancy a challenge? How about creating a piece of artwork in just one hour? The team behind the We Can Make Chat Show is looking for visual artists* to sit in the audience of... read more

Posted on: April 26th, 2019 by Rachel Clarke

Inspirational visit from Open Bionics founder

In April 2019 we were delighted to welcome an old friend back to KWMC for an inspiring morning of robotics, technology - and make-up! Samantha Payne, co-founder of award-winning innovation company Open Bionics, met with students and teachers from Barton Hill... read more

Posted on: April 16th, 2019 by Rachel Clarke

Film training programme puts volunteers in the spotlight

In early 2019 the Our Digital City team were approached by Hartcliffe & Withywood Community Partnership (HWCP) and asked to help teach a group of local residents and community leaders how to shoot, edit and produce their... read more

Posted on: March 28th, 2019 by Lewis Campbell

Digital skills programme secures funding

We're delighted to be part of a new skills programme in the West of England to support women to find jobs in the digital sector. The West of England Combined Authority (WECA) has secured £238,000 funding from the Department for Digital,... read more

Posted on: March 15th, 2019 by Rachel Clarke

Seeing Barton Hill through a new lens

In 2018 the team at Knowle West Media Centre worked with a long-established volunteer-led walking group at Wellspring Healthy Living Centre in Barton Hill to co-design a photography project, inspired by one of our previous projects in Knowle West. The course was... read more

Posted on: February 14th, 2019 by Jess Linington

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