DisQuiet

Calling all young musicians in Medway and Swale aged 11-18! DisQuiet is your gateway to creativity, new friendships, musical exploration and more   Whether you’re a beginner looking to make your first beats or seeking mentorship to elevate your music game, DisQuiet has got you covered! Connect with like-minded individuals, collaborate on projects, and push …

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Refresh Medway

As the regeneration of Medway continues, young people’s words have been unleashed to inspire a better tomorrow.   Ideas Test are working with Zest Theatre, iCCi (University Of Kent), and the Medway Cultural Education Partnership to highlight young people’s voices and bring them to life through large-scale installations as part of Refresh Medway.   In …

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Invigorate!

Invigorate! Reimagine your street as you’ve never seen it before. Do you live in Luton or Lordswood in Chatham, or Milton Regis in Sittingbourne? Have you got a creative idea that could improve people’s lives in your area?   An example of this could be: Outdoor cinema in the park Light projection on the church …

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Medway Light Nights 2023

Medway Light Nights returned in February 2023 – and the location of this festival was Chatham.   The first Medway Light Nights free festival attracted more than 60,000 people to Rochester in 2022.   We launched the event on Friday 10th February with a Lantern Parade, which we organised together with Cohesion Plus and Intra …

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Make Waves

With Medway named as Arts Council England’s 54 Priority Places, Make Waves is a programme to support the next generation of young producers aged 18 to 25 who live, study or work in Medway   Want to run events that spark those ‘WOW!’ moments and bring people together? Full of creative ideas but not sure …

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Medway Change Makers

Medway Change Makers is a partnership project, led by Ideas Test, which aims to harness the momentum generated through Medway’s recent City of Culture bid to build on the cultural volunteering offer across the region. We will be working closely Medway Voluntary Action, Medway Place Board, Creative Medway & Medway Council to support, train and …

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Take on Me – Dante or Die

In 2018, Dante or Die were looking for partners to bring their show Take On Me to leisure centres across the UK. As Dante or Die describe the show as; Set in the 1980s world of headbands and leg warmers, it follows a lonely woman coming to the gym for the first time and a lifeguard …

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Hidden Lands

About the Project Creative Estuary offered us the opportunity to be a partner in their large commissions programme to realise a public artwork in Swale. We chose to work in Sittingbourne and with a range of partners involved with Milton Creek country park, a hidden gem in an industrial area of the town, adjacent to …

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Flux

Flux is a Kent-wide project for young people that is happening throughout 2022. Flux is all about feeling better about yourself, your opportunities, and your future, by getting involved in the arts. Ideas Test is delivering Flux in two locations across Medway. As part of the project, everyone taking part will have the opportunity to …

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