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Projects, resources and stories from Knowle West Media Centre

MADE in South Bristol – David’s Story

At the end of 2020, David saw a post about KWMC The Factory’s MADE in South Bristol business support programme on Facebook and applied to take part.  A member of Sing Out Bristol, the South West’s largest LGBT+ choir, David... read more

Posted on: January 14th, 2021 by Rachel Clarke

MADE in South Bristol 2021 – open for applications!  

 If you live in South Bristol and are interested in making, digital manufacturing or developing your own products and ideas, a new enterprise support programme at KWMC The Factory could be for you.  MADE in South Bristol has two strands: Exploring Creative Enterprise for beginners, and Growing Creative Businesses... read more

Posted on: January 13th, 2021 by Rachel Clarke

Watch our online celebration live!

This year people across Knowle West and Bristol have been finding new ways to learn, live, work, support each other and respond to local needs. Join us on Tuesday 8 December for an online celebration of this creativity, collaboration and community,... read more

Posted on: December 8th, 2020 by Rachel Clarke

US musician supports KWMC with latest release

A US-based musician has selected Knowle West Media Centre as one of two charities that support young musicians to receive a donation of proceeds from his latest release. Vexxe, from Ohio in the eastern USA, will split the proceeds from Pulse 5 between... read more

Posted on: November 20th, 2020 by Rachel Clarke

The Data Says It All

We are delighted to share a new video work made by Richard Layzell especially for Knowle West Media Centre. It is a reflection on his work with us since 2010 and a poetic weaving together of his experiences of being in residency in... read more

Posted on: November 2nd, 2020 by Rachel Clarke

#LoveBristolArts campaign launches

At this time of year, KWMC and other arts and cultural venues in Bristol and Bath usually announce discounts and deals in the Culture Flash Sale. But 2020 has been no ordinary year... Instead, from 19 - 23 October, we'll be joining people across the... read more

Posted on: October 19th, 2020 by Rachel Clarke

Factory manufactures new public artwork for Gloucester

During COVID-19 lockdown, the team at KWMC The Factory worked with artist Luke Jerram to manufacture the pieces of a new public artwork that is currently on display across Gloucester. 'Of Earth and Sky' is a large-scale... read more

Posted on: September 28th, 2020 by Rachel Clarke

Coming Soon at KWMC The Factory: ReThink, ReMake, ReCycle

As part of the Bristol and Bath Creative R&D Inclusion Programme, The Factory will be investigating the scale and impact, both locally and globally, of common household waste materials such as paper and plastics. Together with our Factory community and local... read more

Posted on: September 18th, 2020 by Fiona Dowling

Exploring new ways to build shared spaces

Knowle West residents have been busy during COVID-19 lockdown, learning to use new digital design and construction tools.  The result is “Block West”, a temporary pavilion that showcases adaptable building systems and people-friendly technology that can help communities collaborate to create the... read more

Posted on: September 17th, 2020 by Rachel Clarke

Learning under Lockdown: Online digital skills with Our Digital City

As part of the ongoing mission to equip community organisations with the digital skills necessary for adequate development in the modern world, Our Digital City delivered a series of film making workshops via online video conferencing during the period of national lockdown. Our Digital City were approached by... read more

Posted on: August 25th, 2020 by Lewis Campbell

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