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

What happened at Boing! Festival 2016

Our Intern Jade went along to Kent’s International Family Festival, Boing! And here’s what happened… Tucked away tidily in the heart of Canterbury, Boing! Festival returned with a jam packed programme. Organised and hosted by the Gulbenkian Theatre, Boing! is a fun, family festival. Stewards donning rabbit ears are always on hand to direct the… Continue Reading

BBC Get Creative Day @No.34

2 April, 11am – 3pm @ No.34 BBC Get Creative Day is a day dedicated to celebrating creativity – whether you’re a professional artist or a hobbyist it’s all about taking part in the creative activity that you enjoy.  Ideas Test has teamed up with Wide Eyed Theatre who invite you to a story exchange on 2 April…. 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

HIVE Exhibition

Kate Linforth devised the HIVE project using beeswax donated by local beekeepers to offer free creative workshops where participants created beautiful beeswax tiles based on the ancient practice of encaustic art. Intended to encourage people to have a go at arts and creativity, and to raise awareness of the importance of bees, Kate Linforth’s project HIVE… Continue Reading