A set of three photos. The first shows artist Chloe Cooper writing a letter. The second is of Chloe looking out at The River Thames and high-rise tower blocks in Thamesmead. The third is Chloe drawing a picture of the tower blocks.

Chloe Cooper’s blog: Grahame the Postman

In 2020, artist Chloe Cooper was due to visit Sheppey to find out more about the Island and what it’s like to live there as part of the Pull Up A Chair artist’s residencies with Quiet Down There . Of course, we all know what happened next – but pandemics and lockdowns didn’t keep Chloe… 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

Flat lay of white headphones, computer keyboard, mouse and note pad on a pink background

Experimenting with the Digital Lab

The Digital Lab is an initiative from the Arts Marketing Association and takes the form of an 8-month programme. People and organisations across England are invited to take part and we were incredibly excited to find out that our application was successful! It was quite nerve-wracking to start working on our digital experiments, but the AMA provided… Continue Reading