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

Photo of poet Neelam Saredia-Brayley. Neelam is a young woman who is standing in front of a stage curtain in front of an audience. She is holding a microphone and smiling.

Q&A with Neelam Saredia-Brayley

On 10th December 2020, Ideas Test teamed up with Fly The Flag and over 30 other organisations throughout the UK, to commissioned poets to write a piece of work to mark Human Rights Day. We commissioned local poet and performer Neelam Saredia-Brayley, who wrote the poem We Are Masterpieces.   We spoke to Neelam for… 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