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100 Years of Knowle West Style

100 Years of Knowle West Style Exhibition

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We'd love to hear your thoughts about our digital exhibition tour! Click here to find out how to get in touch.

What does ‘Knowle West Style’ mean to you? We’d love to hear your memories of the area and who, or what, your Knowle West icons are. You can get in touch by tagging us on social media @knowlewestmedia, calling 0117 903 0444 or dropping us an e-mail to enquiries@kwmc.org.uk

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Take a virtual tour of the exhibition. Listen to the audio guide and audio description, see the displays, listen to music from local artists, and watch short films by The Architecture Centre about council housing.

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100 Years of Knowle West Style Exhibition

'I, OBJECT' video installation by commissioned artist Holly Beasley-Garrigan, projecting interviews with local residents onto household objects. Photography by Ibolya Feher

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Images showing adaptations that people have made to their homes and examples of DIY (Do It Yourself) culture. Photography by Ibolya Feher

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100 Years of Knowle West Style Exhibition

A timeline of local events and key moments in the estate's history, mapped alongside national events. Photography by Ibolya Feher

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100 Years of Knowle West Style Exhibition

Exhibition panels featuring boxing event posters, bingo cards, and images of the former Filwood Swimming Pool. Photography by Ibolya Feher

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A wedding dress and other garments made by a Knowle West resident from her parlour room. Photography by Ibolya Feher

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A Knowle West home digitally embroidered onto a white curtain, created by commissioned artist George Lovesmith, in collaboration with a local sewing group. Photography by Ibolya Feher.

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Black and white images of early Knowle West Carnivals and outdoor events. Photography by Ibolya Feher

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Examples of artworks made by local resident Charlie Meredith, including Christmas cards showing his paintings, and wood turning. Photography by Ibolya Feher

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Exhibition panels showing early aerial photographs of Knowle West and architectural plans. Photography by Ibolya Feher

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A board of Knowle West icons, submitted by visitors to the exhibition, including the views from the 'Bommie' and The Venture Inn. Photography by Ibolya Feher

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A Knowle West home digitally embroidered onto a white curtain, created by commissioned artist George Lovesmith, in collaboration with a local sewing group. Photography by Ibolya Feher.

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A lightbox illuminating photographs of Knowle West Christmas decorations and Carnival parades. Photography by Ibolya Feher

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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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