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

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Embracing Failure and Recognising Success: Interview with Matt Matheson

In advance of our Ideas Test Embracing Failure event on July 14 2016, led by Matt Matheson, Jon Pratty from Ideas Test interviewed Matt about some of the ideas behind the workshop. Jon: So who do you think this workshop is aimed at? Matt: I think the workshop is aimed at anybody who struggles with failure. I… Continue Reading

Podcasting the Past Workshop at No34, Sittingbourne

Jade Joseph live blogs our Podcasting the Past workshop on May 24, 2016 Former BBC broadcast journalist Gordon Lamont has returned to No.34 in Sittingbourne to run another successful event, and I’m here to write about the event for Ideas Test. At No34 we’re running digital skills development events as part of our Creative Network… Continue Reading

Patrick Cantellow on entrepreneurship & empowering young people in Swale

Starting a business has certainly been an alien world to me, and without the support of endless Googling and my experience with working with charities it would not have been possible. If only there was a group of other like minded and knowledgable individuals who could have helped me. Well, that’s what we’re up to!… Continue Reading

Museums & Artists working: Video & Manifesto

Video by Gordon Lamont The ‘Museums and Artists Working Together’ learning day was a unique opportunity to bring two cultural sectors together for an open dialogue. The aim of the day was to create a set of Museums and Artists rules (or manifesto), based on our shared knowledge, which lists codes of professional practise for future museums… Continue Reading