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Experimenting with the Digital Lab

The Digital Lab is an initiative from the Arts Marketing Association and takes the form of an 8-month programme. People and organisations across England are invited to take part and we were incredibly excited to find out that our application was successful! It was quite nerve-wracking to start working on our digital experiments, but the AMA provided… Continue Reading

We’re Hiring!

We’re looking for someone to join the Ideas Test team as a Youth Engagement Support Worker to support our Swale’s Big Music Takeover project. The Youth Engagement Support will focus on working alongside young people aged 14-19 when they are participating in activities related to Swale’s Big Music Takeover. This position is an ideal opportunity for a… Continue Reading

We’re Hiring!

We’re looking for someone to join the Ideas Test team in Sittingbourne as Producer (part-time maternity cover one year) to programme the space at No. 34 with a range of exhibitions, workshops, performances and talks to make it the most vibrant and inviting community arts space it can be. The Producer will support arts programming by Ideas… Continue Reading

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