COULD YOU BE OUR NEXT YOUTH PROGRAMME MANAGER?

YOUTH PROGRAMME MANAGER    An exciting opportunity has arisen with Ideas Test, who are looking for a capable and enthusiastic individual to take on the management of our youth programme. The role will involve project management, coordination, record keeping and line management of other freelancers working on various projects. You will be confident in working… Continue Reading

Sea Folk Sing Songwriter/Composer Commission 2019

Ideas Test are looking for 2 experienced songwriters/composers, and 2 emerging songwriters/composers aged 18-25 to create folk songs with people aged 55 and over in North Kent. The songs will be inspired by the area’s local and varied history and heritage, using the theme of social activism. Later in 2019 the songs will be arranged and… Continue Reading

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