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KWMC receives Emergency Response Funds

This week Arts Council England (ACE) announced it will be supporting Knowle West Media Centre through its Emergency Response Funds - funding for organisations and individuals in need of immediate support due to the COVID-19 crisis.

The last... read more

Posted on: July 8th, 2020 by Rachel Clarke

Filmmakers explore ‘isolation’ in lockdown

In late 2019 we welcomed two talented young women to our team at Eight, KWMC's creative agency.  Mevis Birungi and Dee Hassan are taking part in the placement scheme Creative Workforce for the... read more

Posted on: June 16th, 2020 by Rachel Clarke

Project Night explores making work after lockdown

On Thursday 28 May artists, producers and makers who work in and with communities came together over Jitsi (an open-source video call platform) for another Project Night to discuss ‘safe next steps for projects.’ After the last Project Night discussion... read more

Posted on: June 9th, 2020 by Rachel Clarke

Project Night explores self care and community wellbeing

On Thursday 14 May artists, producers and makers who work in and with communities came together over Jitsi (an open-source video call platform) for another of our fortnightly Project Nights to discuss ‘Self care and community wellbeing.’ After the last Project Night discussion, ‘read more

Posted on: May 15th, 2020 by Martha King

Project Night explores being creative with digital tools

On Thursday 30 April artists and makers who work in and with communities came together over Jitsi (an open-source video call platform) for another of our fortnightly Project Nights to discuss ‘How to be creative with digital tools.’ From the last Project Night discussion,... read more

Posted on: May 1st, 2020 by Martha King

Building a Knowle West ‘chatbot’

Since Autumn 2019 KWMC have been working with Knowle West residents and PhD students from the University of Bristol's Interactive AI Centre for Doctoral Training to create a local voice assistant or 'chatbot' - like an Alexa or Siri but made specifically for... read more

Posted on: April 28th, 2020 by Martha King

Project Night explores how we can stay connected

On Thursday 16 April we hosted our first fortnightly virtual Project Night. KWMC has been running Project Nights for almost a year – these events provide a space for artists and makers creating work in community contexts... read more

Posted on: April 23rd, 2020 by Martha King

Keep learning about tech personal

Free tutorial videos to help people online

Over the last few weeks our team have been working with Knowle West Alliance to make sure that local residents have access to reliable and up-to-date information about coronavirus and the support that's available in the community - as... read more

Posted on: April 3rd, 2020 by Rachel Clarke

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

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Knowle West Media Centre
Leinster Avenue
Knowle West
Bristol
BS4 1NL
+44 (0) 117 903 0444
enquiries@kwmc.org.uk

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