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Embracing Failure and Recognising Success: Interview with Matt Matheson

In advance of our Ideas Test Embracing Failure event on July 14 2016, led by Matt Matheson, Jon Pratty from Ideas Test interviewed Matt about some of the ideas behind the workshop. Jon: So who do you think this workshop is aimed at? Matt: I think the workshop is aimed at anybody who struggles with failure. I… Continue Reading

Podcasting the Past Workshop at No34, Sittingbourne

Jade Joseph live blogs our Podcasting the Past workshop on May 24, 2016 Former BBC broadcast journalist Gordon Lamont has returned to No.34 in Sittingbourne to run another successful event, and I’m here to write about the event for Ideas Test. At No34 we’re running digital skills development events as part of our Creative Network… Continue Reading

Our Creative Network is growing

Creative Network Manager Jon Pratty expands on our packed programme coming up at No.34… There’s a lot going on in the next month at #No34, the Ideas Test space on Sittingbourne High Street, and much of it concerns creative business development, digital education classes and creative skills using new tech. Wherever you go these days,… Continue Reading

Patrick Cantellow on entrepreneurship & empowering young people in Swale

Starting a business has certainly been an alien world to me, and without the support of endless Googling and my experience with working with charities it would not have been possible. If only there was a group of other like minded and knowledgable individuals who could have helped me. Well, that’s what we’re up to!… Continue Reading

BBC Get Creative Day @No.34

2 April, 11am – 3pm @ No.34 BBC Get Creative Day is a day dedicated to celebrating creativity – whether you’re a professional artist or a hobbyist it’s all about taking part in the creative activity that you enjoy.  Ideas Test has teamed up with Wide Eyed Theatre who invite you to a story exchange on 2 April…. Continue Reading