Seed Commissions 2020: Hannah Whittaker’s Drawing On Wisdom – Mollie’s Story

In Summer 2020, we put out a call for artists and community groups to apply for our Seed Commissions – a way we could support local artists and community groups to get new creative projects off the ground and to try something new in Medway and Swale. One of the projects chosen was artist Hannah… Continue Reading

Lighting up Medway’s Hopes & Dreams at The Pentagon Centre

Ideas Test and Chatham-based artist Xtina Lamb are helping Medway bring the light of Hopes & Dreams to The Pentagon Centre this holiday season. In a year that has seen many changes and challenges, local arts organisation Ideas Test wants to team up with ordinary – and extraordinary – people in Medway to create lanterns… Continue Reading

Photos of Ideas Test events in Sittingbourne and Sheerness. Photos by Kyra Cross, Cassandra Gibbs and Hope Fitzgerald

Next Steps for Ideas Test

Ideas Test are proud to announce that the organisation is now a charity. Charity status means Ideas Test is a CIO, or Charitable Incorporated Organisation, so they now have more opportunities for fundraising, sponsorship and crowdfunding. This means more money can be invested in creative arts projects for and by local communities in Medway and… Continue Reading

Ideas Test Coronavirus Statement (24/03/20)

Following the Government advice about Coronavirus, Ideas Test has temporarily suspended all our face-to-face activities.  UPDATE: 24/03/2020 Due to the UK Government announcement on restrictions on travel, we are unable to use our regular phone number. If you need to contact us please use our email contact@ideastest.co.uk or through direct messaging on social media (see… Continue Reading