Mr and Mrs Polluto by Total Insight Theatre – Small Is Beautiful Commission Winner

Earlier this year Ideas Test created our Small Is Beautiful Commission. We wanted to support performance work that was able to go to the smallest spaces and, most importantly, spoke to our audiences. Ideas Test asked a panel consisting of 4 community members from Swale and Medway to look at the all the submissions and… 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

An Audience with Henry VIII, RGR Productions/Foundry Group, performed at Allhallows Church 20/2/16

Now Showing: Creating an atmosphere you wouldn’t get in a theatre

Mark Scudder, from the Isle of Grain, describes the experience that led him and his wife Noleen to become Now Showing Volunteer Promoters, and presenting Shakespeare in a 1000 year old church. My wife Noleen and I became Now Showing volunteer promoters in Spring 2015, as part of the Isle of Grain Friends of All… Continue Reading

Take part in a free Hip Hop workshop this weekend at the Fuse Festival

Join Fuse Festival for an amazing workshop with Akala who runs The Hip-hop Shakespeare Company. They take the words and form from Shakespeare and combine it with modern hip-hop and rap music to create new music. AKALA and THE HIP-HOP SHAKESPEARE COMPANY, Fuse Festival. Join Akala and THSC (The Hip-Hop Shakespeare Company) for the dynamic… Continue Reading