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October 2014

Bristol Music Mixer, 06 Oct

October 6, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brass Pig, Clifton Heights Triangle West
Bristol, BS8 1EJ
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On Monday evening, 06 Oct, Justin Williams is the guest speaker for the Bristol Music Mixer, a monthly event that provides an opportunity for music industry professionals and amateurs in Bristol to establish relationships; we are inclusive across genre and open to any role within the sector. He will be discussing the Know your Bristol project, Universities working with communities, and the 11 Oct event at the Trinity Centre The evening starts at 6pm at the Brass Pig in Clifton…

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Scenes, Soundsystems and Shebeens

October 11, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Trinity Centre, Trinity Road
Bristol, BS2 0NW United Kingdom
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To kick off the Music Communities strand of Know Your Bristol on the Move and as part of Black History Month we are holding an event at The Trinity Centre, Old Market on Saturday the 11th of October. Join us to explore, remember and celebrate Bristol’s Afrikan Caribbean music heritage of the 1970s and ’80s through talks, discussion, archive material, great food and music to make you move. In the 1970s and 80s small underground clubs and regular house parties…

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Home Movie Day

October 18, 2014
Knowle West Media Centre Bristol, United Kingdom + Google Map

It's annual global Home Movie Day and we're planning a Know Your Bristol on the Move event to coincide with this.   Home Movie Day is a celebration of amateur films and filmmaking held annually at many local venues worldwide. Home Movie Day provides the opportunity for individuals and families to see and share their own home movies with an audience of their community, and to see their neighbours' in turn. It's a chance to discover why these films are…

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Celebrating Black History Month at the Cube, Know your Bristol on the Move Presents a double bill: Babylon (1981) and Past to Present (2009)

October 27, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 11:55 pm

  BABYLON (dir. Francis Rosso 1981) PAST TO PRESENT (dir. Clive Smith, 2009) Mon 27th Oct | 7 p.m. Tickets: £5 / £4 7:30pm - From Past to Present (dir. Clive Smith, 2009). Past to Present celebrates the Afrikan Caribbean music scene in Bristol from the 60s until now. Q and A with film maker Clive Smith after the screening Followed by 9pm - Babylon (dir. Francis Rosso 1981) Babylon depicts the struggle by David, a young mechanic by day,…

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November 2014

Knowle West TV Workshop 2

November 18, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Knowle West Media Centre Bristol, United Kingdom + Google Map

Digitising 1" IVC video tapes at the British Film Insititute, Berkhamsted, July 2014 In this second workshop we’ll be working with the digitised video files produced by the British Film Institute over August and September. Twenty-three hours of video were captured. Knowle West Media Centre is inviting people from the community to come to this workshop so that we can crowdsource metadata about the places and people we see in the frame. Peter Lewis, who initiated Knowle West TV in the 1970s,…

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Bristol Bass Archive Event at Malcolm X, 20th November 5.30pm – 9pm.

November 20, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Malcolm X Centre + Google Map

Afrikan Caribbean music scenes in Bristol of the past 50 years play a huge role in how we understand the city’s culture today. But if you search online for evidence of this era, you won’t find much. At this event we will have a high quality scanner and audio recorders - if you have old posters, flyers, photos or a story to tell bring them along. We can record or scan them in and put the music and culture of…

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February 2015

Greenbank History Afternoon: The Hidden Past(s) of Your Neighbourhood

February 1, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Greenbank (upstairs event room), 57 Belle Vue Road
Bristol, BS5 6DP United Kingdom

Greenbank on Know Your Place, <http://maps.bristol.gov.uk/knowyourplace/> Ever wondered what Greenbank looked like in 1930? Or who lived in your house a hundred years ago? Come along and find out at this informal get-together hosted by Know Your Bristol on Sunday, 1st February, at the Greenbank Pub. We will be displaying historical images of Greenbank, old newspaper articles, early twentieth-century census files, military records of Greenbank men in the First World War and many other documents from the past of the…

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May 2015

KWTV: 11-14 May 2015

May 11, 2015 - May 14, 2015
Knowle West Media Centre Bristol, United Kingdom + Google Map

The Knowle West on the Move strand is putting together a week-long workshop event about Knowle West TV, the pioneering community television project started by Peter Lewis and Rediffusion Cable in the early 1970s. We've digitised the archive and the video files are back in Bristol, being cared for by Bristol Record Office. Knowle West Media Centre will be making the video accessible through its University of Local Knowledge website. Click here to watch clip from KWTV: Women's Lib During…

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September 2015

Know your Bristol on the Move @ MShed

September 18, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
MShed Bristol, United Kingdom + Google Map

Drop in to the MShed on Friday, 18 September from 2-6pm, The KYB truck will be outside, demonstrating how to digitise films, and there will be workshops on the first floor of MShed to involve visitors in using the Map your Bristol website and app. Artists-in-residence, Zoe Tissandier (http://vaughanpostcardcollection.org/author/zoe/) and David Hopkinson (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmWCEpa3waUCmWKBEMXmBMQZ399GkZdEB) will be showing the artworks they’ve produced with the communities and archival collections associated with the Know your Bristol on the Move project.

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October 2015

Get Mapping Bristol’s LGBT+ History!

October 13, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Graduate School of Education, 35 Bekeley Square
Bristol, BS8 1JA United Kingdom
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Mapping LGBT+ Bristol is a collaboration between Bristol University’s Know Your Bristol project, Bristol City Council’s Know Your Place website, and OutStories Bristol. The project will create a permanent digital archive and digital map of the LGBT+ history of Bristol and its surrounds. Activities will include: Gathering the stories of LGBT+ people through oral interviews. Research in the Bristol Record Office, libraries and other local archives. Collating and storing the digital material we collect and uploading it to websites. Creating…

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