Welcome The Team – Say Hello to Daisy & Kevin

We’re very glad to be welcoming two new members to the Ideas Test team – Daisy Orton and Kevin Grist. Daisy is our Assistant Producer who’ll be working alongside Creative Producer Jane Pitt to create and develop exciting things within the walls of No.34. One of Daisy’s first tasks was helping Jane create the mountainous… Continue Reading

Then…Now Activity Sheet – Free Download

Ever wondered how people lived in the past? Stuck for stuff to do? Join in and get creative… We want you to find and recreate an old photo and share the results with us on Instagram and Twitter using the hashtag #No34Recreates   Finding your photo! The photo could be of your own family 5,10… Continue Reading

Ideas Test & No.34 – Christmas & New Year 2016

As Christmas draws closer, and we look towards the end of another year, No.34 is looking very festive. On Friday 23 December we will have our wonderful Magic Lantern Show and Glass Painting Workshop, our last event for 2016! Ideas Test will then be taking a short festive break, and No.34 will then be closed… Continue Reading

Helen Stock – Swale Film Society

Throughout 2016 the Swale Film Society has held free monthly film screenings, ranging from silent movie classics to current documentaries. Helen Stock from the Swale Film Society talks us about how Ideas Test helped her, the Society, and her film highlights of the past year.   For more information visit Swale Film Society’s Facebook page… Continue Reading

Where do we go from here?  

Ideas Test Director, Steph Fuller explains what our CPP funding means for the Ideas Test programme over the next three years. Everyone at Ideas Test is delighted that we’ve been successful in bidding to Arts Council England for a further 3 years funding for our programme in Swale and Medway.  The new programme will start early… Continue Reading

More than 100 stories: An artist’s blog

More than 100 stories is a blog and artwork commissioned by Creative People and Places (CPP) to creatively map and respond to its achievements, the problems it faces, and the questions it has generated. Here, artist and ex-Ideas Tester, Nicole Mollett explains the process and inspirations of mapping the UK and creatively responding to the 21… Continue Reading