Every October people up and down the country create Fun Palaces full of science, creativity and fun. Fun Palaces support people to create local events for all ages, across the UK and beyond, sharing and celebrating the genius in everyone. This year we joined Nucleus Arts at Medway Fun Palace at The Pentagon… Continue Reading
Our short film People Make the Place has launched Creative People and Places‘ 60 Second Stories project. Featuring people from our communities in Medway and Swale, it’s a look at the impact our work has had, and continues to make in those places. Watch the video below or click here to watch on on… Continue Reading
This past weekend (18th/19th September 2021), Sun Pier in Chatham celebrated its maritime heritage with The Festival of Chatham Reach – and we were there too! The event was blessed with wonderful sunshine and saw people from around Medway come and take trips on the River Medway on boats and barges such as The Edith… Continue Reading
Meet members of the Ideas Test team and ‘Float Your Boat’ – create paper boats with your thoughts and ideas for the future at The Festival of Chatham Reach.
Hear the songs from Sea Folk Sing performed live for the first time since 2019 at The Festival of Chatham Reach at Sun Pier House from 1pm.
Join us for Natasha Davis’ Estuary Stories, an online performance film recorded in the secret corners of Chatham and the dockyard, encounter moments of laughter, loss, kindness and new beginnings, shared by your neighbours – old and new., to encounter moments of laughter, loss, kindness and new beginnings, shared by your neighbours – old and new.
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
We’re looking for a Youth Development Manager to join Ideas Test. You’ll be joining us at a pivotal point in our journey. In 2020 we became a Charitable Interest Organisation and this year ‘novated’ meaning we are now an independent arts organisation leading on the Creative People and Places programme for Medway and Swale. We… Continue Reading
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