Lost and Found Exhibition

Lost and Found with Laurie Harpum

Creativity serves a thousand purposes. It’s something we like to lose ourselves in, but creativity can help us to find things too; like-minded people, success, a career calling or simply a new passion or hobby. For Laurie Harpum the concept of lost and found, and the importance of creativity, are both integral parts of her exhibition… Continue Reading

More Than 1000 Words with Nicole Mollett

It’s a new year and a new month, which means we’ve just had an exhibition of fantastic artwork featured in No34’s Gallery. We make a real effort here at No.34 to make creativity and culture as accessible as possible, and plenty of people passing up and down the High Street are starting to engage more… Continue Reading

Small is Beautiful Artist Commission Opportunity 2017

Happy New Year theatre makers, live artists, circus performers and musicians! Have you got a big idea for a micro project? If so we would love to hear from you for a new commission opportunity this year.  Since we opened the doors at Number 34 a year ago Ideas Test has hosted a series of exhibitions,… Continue Reading

Image Gallery: Puppets and participation with Strangeface Theatre

Last month Strangeface Theatre performed SPACED at No.34. SPACED is a tabletop puppet-theatre show where the audience experience audio through headphones. Following the performance was a hands-on puppet-making workshop. Read more about the day from Lisa Oulten on our blog. Take a look and the lovely photos of puppets and participation in this Flickr Gallery taken… Continue Reading

Playing a part in Operation Black Antler’s Community Cast

Ahead of the launch of Operation Black Antler in Chatham on Thursday 23 June, we spoke to one of the Community Cast, Rosie James about how she’s finding being part of such a pioneering production. Ideas Test: How have you found the rehearsal process so far? RJ: I have really enjoyed the rehearsal process so… Continue Reading

Why are we making Operation Black Antler by Blast Theory

You might have heard about our latest exciting opportunity to be part of the cast for a site-specific immersive theatre production coming to Medway. Ideas Test has co-commissioned four-times BAFTA nominated Blast Theory and critically acclaimed immersive theatre company Hydrocracker to collaborate in a new work for 2016. Here Matt Adams, from Blast Theory explains the thinking behind this… Continue Reading