Young person singing in a recording studio

Audio Camps | Creating an EP from scratch!

Over the October Half Term, Ideas Test and Swale’s Big Music Takeover hosted the first holiday Audio Camp. Focussed on song-writing, the young participants – Alice, Ben, Megan and Ramona – worked hard over the 4 days to write, arrange and record their own songs. Project Leader, Paul, takes us through the week. Day 1 –… 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

Start Up Slam 2

Start Up Slam was one the great successes of the Youth Programme in 2017 and in February Half Term, Start Up Slam came back. SUS2 is a continuation of the first version, with new creative workshops for young people aged 14-16 to try. We used feedback from the first Start Up Slam to source the… Continue Reading

Could you be our next Youth Programme Manager?

  Frances Chiverton, our current Youth Programme Manager explains the role: “Working as Youth Programme Manager at Ideas Test is probably one of the best jobs you can ever have, where no day is ever the same. You get to meet and work with such wonderful people across Swale and Medway.  You will get to… Continue Reading