We’re hiring for two new roles!

We’re looking for two creative people to join the Ideas Test team in Sittingbourne: Assistant Producer The Assistant Producer will support arts programming by Ideas Test, both at No.34 in Sittingbourne and off site locations.  This position is an ideal opportunity for an emerging or early career producer to work with a small experienced team, artists… Continue Reading

Meet the newest member of our team, Kyra!

As we move into our new phase of CPP funding, we welcome a new member to our team. We say goodbye to Chloe and Joanne and welcome Kyra, our Audience Development Assistant. Sittingbourne resident, Kyra will be delivering our marketing and communications day to day. We asked her to tell us a little about herself… You’re local to… Continue Reading

An experience out of the ordinary

Joanne Matthews, Marketing Coordinator & Interim Programme Producer for Ideas Test’s Out of the Ordinary Places programme, reflects on her experience of working with four communities in North Kent to create new arts projects. From October to December 2015, Ideas Test’s flagship programme, Out of the Ordinary Places (OOTO Places) invited people in Strood, Isle of… Continue Reading

Steph Fuller appointed as Creative Enabler

We are delighted to announce that Stephanie Fuller has been appointed as Creative Enabler for Creative People and Places: Swale & Medway. Stephanie, who is currently senior manager, regional planning at Arts Council England South East, will start her new role on 20th May. Stephanie, who lives in Lewes said: “I’m looking forward hugely to… Continue Reading

Fiona at Artlands

Fiona Boundy is curator and producer at Artlands North Kent, an organisation offering a programme of contemporary art commissions that take place in public spaces and explore north Kent’s identity. The pieces create connections, encourage innovation and respond to the region’s unique qualities – its landscapes, heritage and people. Artlands is a not-for-profit organisation that… Continue Reading

Carl Jeffrey @FellowCreative

Carl Jeffrey @FellowCreative is a rare (and perhaps radical) individual. He doesn’t represent an organisation or single enterprise. Instead, Carl has a wider frame of reference and a broader set of experiences, upon which he pursues agendas of innovation and forward thinking principles. Carl has made himself personally and financial accountable for his involvement in… Continue Reading