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Projects, resources and stories from Knowle West Media Centre

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

HOMECOMING

On Thursday 19th September a special night exploring the music history of Knowle West and its influence on the Bristol Sound was hosted at KWMC in collaboration with Gary Thompson and guests. Gary, filmmaker, creative and founder of Cables&Cameras, grew up in... read more

Posted on: October 2nd, 2019 by Martha King

Open Doors Day 2019

It was a beautiful hot late-summer day on Sunday 15th September and people flocked to Knowle West for Open Doors Day. The special intergenerational resident led neighbourhood walks were all sold out and over 50 people were shown around the neighbourhood to discover hidden histories... read more

Posted on: October 2nd, 2019 by Martha King

Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport visits Knowle West

On 24 September we welcomed Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Nicky Morgan MP, to KWMC during her visit to Bristol. She met the teams behind our Jump Studios young people's programme, read more

Posted on: September 26th, 2019 by Rachel Clarke

Discounts in 24hr Flash Sale

The 24-hour Culture Flash Sale is back for autumn 2019: for one day only, discounted tickets and offers are available at a host of venues across Bristol and Bath! Over 30 organisations are taking part across the two cities, offering discounted... read more

Posted on: September 4th, 2019 by Rachel Clarke

Hide the Shark donate photography equipment to KWMC

We're delighted to have received a generous donation of photographic equipment from the Bristol-based branding and design agency Hide the Shark. The studio photography kit, worth more than £4k, includes a range of flash bulbs, stands, lighting umbrellas, reflectors, and back-drops.... read more

Posted on: August 26th, 2019 by Rachel Clarke

‘It’s like we’ve been through wizard school’

- so said one of the makers on our Making It course, when asked about her experience. On Thursday 26 July - the hottest day of 2019 so far - we held a special event at KWMC: The... read more

Posted on: August 1st, 2019 by Rachel Clarke

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

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+44 (0) 117 903 0444
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