Sea Folk Sing shortlisted for Hearts For The Arts award 2021

Sea Folk Sing has been shortlisted for the National Campaign for the Arts‘ (NCA) Hearts For The Arts Awards 2021. The awards celebrate the unsung heroes of Local Authorities who are championing the arts against all odds. Sea Folk Sing was the 2-year project we co-produced with SparkedEcho. It brought together people over the age… Continue Reading

Q&A with GTown Talents – Part two

One of the Seed Commission projects we’re supporting in 2020 is from Kent-based Music Organisation, GTown Talents’ ‘It’s Peak’. If you missed Part One of our Q & A with Jimmy from GTown Talents you can read it here: https://ideastest.org.uk/q-and-a-with-gtown-talents-1/     In Part Two, GTown Talents tell us about their passion for supporting young… Continue Reading

Q&A with GTown Talents – Part one

One of the Seed Commission projects we’re supporting in 2020 is from Kent-based Music Organisation, GTown Talents’ ‘It’s Peak’. The project has been featured on KentOnline and shared by Arts Council England (South East) on social media. Dulcie Alexander, Arts Council England Relationship Manager, Engagement & Audiences in the South East said; “Really good to… Continue Reading

Seed Commissions 2020 announcement

Seed Commissions 2020: Update from Sarah

In the first of our Seed Commission blogs, our Producer Sarah gives an update on the projects so far…   Our seed commissions gave people in Medway and Swale the opportunity to develop art that responds to this unique, and super challenging moment in time. We wanted the work to help open conversations and help us… Continue Reading

DIS-Quiet: Music 4 Wellbeing 6

Learn the techniques of breathing, body rhythm and voice that not only help you musically but can also help your wellbeing. You’ll also get to find out how to develop your musical and songwriting skills by writing your own songs and teaming up with others.   To sign up email pedro@ideastest.co.uk   Information for Parents… Continue Reading

DIS-Quiet: Backstage 6

Are you 14 to 25? Then you can do an Arts Award with us – online. You’ll be recognised for what you’ve learned with a unique and nationally recognised qualification. Plus you’ll get the opportunity to talk with artists and musicians, watch shows and get to know more about behind-the-scenes of the music world.