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

A photo of Historic Dockyard in Chatham. In the foreground is the River Medway with a walkway to the left. The buildings of the Dockyard stretch from right to left. The sky is blue with wispy clouds and the sun is low in the sky.

Be part of Natasha Davis’ Estuary Stories

We’re working with artist Natasha Davis who is inviting anyone with memories of Medway to be part of her 20-minute film ‘Estuary Stories’ that will be shown as part of the 2021 Estuary Festival. ‘Estuary Stories’ is recorded in the secret corners of Chatham and the dockyard, to encounter moments of laughter, loss, kindness and new… Continue Reading

Share You Me Us with your friends and neighbours

Know someone in Medway or Swale who’s at home and looking for something to be part of? Then share our You Me Us flyer with them.   You Me Us is our project to reduce loneliness and in Medway and Swale during Covid-19, through community, art and creativity. If you know someone who might want… Continue Reading

Information for our Communities: 2021

On 4th January 2021, it was announced that the UK would go into another National Lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic. We’ve found some information that may be helpful to you if you need support or advice during this time. We’ll be adding to this post during the coming days and weeks, so keep checking…. Continue Reading

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