BLINK: Sheerness

BLINK. Explore. BLINK. Resist. BLINK. Reconcile. BLINK. Hope.   100 years have passed since Europe came together to agree Peace after WWI. How can we unite and bring peace into our communities now? Enter BLINK to play with a series of artworks inspired by peacebuilders and activists from your community and across the UK.  … Continue Reading

Sea Folk Sing: Live performance + The Flowing @ Sheerness Gateway

Free indoor performance at Sheerness Gateway. Standing. Accompanied by The Flowing. The Sea Folk Sing choral group presents a beautiful collection of new songs written with the people of North Kent. From the energetic The Dockyard Rush to the enigmatic Hidden Powers, the work is an exploration of our historic relationship with the sea and… Continue Reading

Daisy Farris Dance Collective presents ‘The Great Thames Disaster’ – by Lauren Wright

This weekend (Friday 21 & Saturday 22 September) sees the final two performances of The Great Thames Disaster by Daisy Farris Dance Collective at Boathouse Creative Studios in Barking. In this blog, Ideas Test volunteer Lauren Wright reviews the dance piece when it was performed at The Sheppey Promenade Festival this summer. On Saturday 28… Continue Reading

Sea Folk Sing: Sheerness Workshop No.6

As part of our Sea Folk Sing project, we’re running creative workshops in July & August to explore the themes of peace and reconciliation 100 years after the end of World War One. Record your WWI heritage through sound, and relive the past at this session with sound artist Jane Pitt.

Sea Folk Sing: Sheerness Workshop No.5

As part of our Sea Folk Sing project, we’re running creative workshops in July & August to explore the themes of peace and reconciliation 100 years after the end of World War One. In this workshop you’ll be able to create your own soundtrack for your WWI poem.

Sea Folk Sing: Sheerness Workshop No.4

As part of our Sea Folk Sing project, we’re running creative workshops in July & August to explore the themes of peace and reconciliation 100 years after the end of World War One. Join folk musicians Naomi Bedford & Paul Simmons and help create a folk song using newspapers and stories from 1918 – the year WW1 ended.

Sea Folk Sing: Sheerness Workshop No.3

As part of our Sea Folk Sing project, we’re running creative workshops in July & August to explore the themes of peace and reconciliation 100 years after the end of World War One. In this workshop you’ll be able to create your own soundtrack for your WWI poem.