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Projects, resources and stories from Knowle West Media Centre

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

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

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