Get involved in Knowle West Fest

Main picture: Kala Chng performing with fan dancers at last year’s Knowle West Fest. Photo Tanya Hazell.


Bristol Pan Sonic steel band at last year’s festival.

Knowle West Fest is back on Saturday 7  September – and looking for local people to get involved.  

This is the festival’s fifth year and the theme will be “Cultures of Knowle West”. The event promises a host of activities for all ages at Filwood Community Centre along with live music, evening DJs and a disco. 

Makala Cheung from Community in Partnership Knowle West (CIPKW), which runs the community centre, will be leading on the event for the second year. 

She says: “Residents, creatives, performers, stall holders are welcome with the theme of local and culture. Residents are also welcome to be involved in making decisions and helping volunteer to organise and run the event…” 

Meetings to plan the festival are being held at Filwood Community Centre on Barnstaple Road on the second Wednesday of the month from 1-2pm, and evenings are also possible on request. 

 The event will run from 1-8pm, with activities and live music until 5pm and DJs  and a disco until 

 To get involved contact, call 0117 9149216 or message Knowle West Fest on Facebook.