Creatabot

Creatabot is a project that connects, promotes and supports creativity. Based in Medway, UK.

Paint The Town Festival is Back! – 23rd to 29th October 2017 – Chatham

Paint the Town Festival is back for Season Three – and this time it’s all at The Brook Theatre, Chatham during the October Half Term! This theatre and arts festival, … Continue reading

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Launch of Cinderella Pantomime – Maidstone – By Molly Treves

Hello! I recently got offered an opportunity to go to a press launch event for a Christmas Pantomime.   When I was offered the chance I was delighted, and couldn’t … Continue reading

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Bhangra and Bollywood Live – 3rd October 2017 – Chatham

On Tuesday 3rd October, the School of Music and Fine Art presents a major Bhangra and Bollywood Event at The Deep End, Chatham Maritime, which features top UK Bhangra star, … Continue reading

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Pigmental – Exhibition By Karl Bielik – 8th September to 3rd December 2017 – Rochester Art Gallery

In a time when paintings are often considered for their narrative content or meaning, Karl Bielik offers us work that resists such short cuts to seeing and invites the viewer … Continue reading

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Medway Libraries Activity Programme 2017

Medway Libraries have an extensive range of activities for all ages. Check out the schedule below!

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Introducing Confluence magazine

Confluence is a new writing magazine from Wordsmithery. Confluence aims to introduce writers from the East Kent area to writers from everywhere else and promote artistic exchange. We are open now … Continue reading

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Creatabot Creative Workshops

Natasha Steer, the maker of Creatabot, runs various workshops in the community and specialises in designing bespoke creative workshops for all ages.

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Medway’s Creative Spaces

Medway is lucky enough to have multiple arts spaces that each have something unique to offer.

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NEW Centre for Music and Audio Technology: At Kent Taster Day Saturday 11 November

Located in the University’s Medway campus in Chatham’s Historic Dockyard, the University of Kent’s new Centre for Music and Audio Technology has a free At Kent Taster Day on Saturday 11 … Continue reading

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School of Music and Fine Art Visiting Artist Talk with Samson Kambalu on 28th November

On Tuesday 28th November in the Galvanising Workshop, Historic Dockyard Chatham from 5.15pm – 6.45pm,  the next School of Music and Fine Art Visiting Artist Talk of the Autumn term … Continue reading

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School of Music and Fine Art: Free Autumn Concert series in Medway

The Autumn SMFA concert series, featuring talented students performing a range of musical styles, continues on Wednesday 29th November at 11am. Taking place in the Galvanising Shop Performance space at … Continue reading

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School of Music and Fine Art Winter Concert, Wednesday 13th December

The beautiful Royal Dockyard Church (Chatham Historic Dockyard) provides the stunning seasonal setting for a feast of musical offerings from University of Kent (School of Music and Fine Art, Medway) … Continue reading

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Confluence Writer Development Programme seeking Medway applicants

Local literary arts organisation Wordsmithery has been granted funding for a year-long writing project which will allow them to enthuse and infuse Medway with words. More details about the project will … Continue reading

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Make music in Medway!

A fabulous selection of ensembles are up & running at University of Kent (Medway) this year. We’re lucky to be in close range of London, so top performers and teachers … Continue reading

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Wednesday 25 October: Workshop with two of the hottest young names on the British jazz scene

On Wednesday 25th October, 9.30am-1.30pm, in the Galvanising Shop Performance Space, the School of Music and Fine Art, University of Kent, Medway,  is thrilled to present a workshop with two … Continue reading

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Medway Fun Palace at Nucleus Arts Centre – 7th October 2017 – Chatham

Medway Fun Palace has been in it from the start! This year Medway Fun Palace hopes to have dancing, singing, experiments, painting, building bridges – whilst also building a community! … Continue reading

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Altogether – Photography Exhibition By Nikki Price – 3rd to 16th September 2017 – Sun Pier House Chatham

Originally a project Nikki started in 2013 about exploring body image, this exhibition will present her work from the past year using non-professional #nude #models and offers a different image to … Continue reading

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SICK! Living With Invisible Illness – Exhibition – 4th to 27th August 2017 – Sun Pier House – Chatham

Sick! is a contemporary art exhibition being held 4th – 27th August 2017 and funded by Arts Council England with support from the Medway Council Arts Team. The exhibition features twelve … Continue reading

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Social Art – Light Hearted Conversation With A Little Creativity – Every Thursday 2-4pm – Nucleus Arts Centre – Chatham

Social Art is a new activity at Nucleus Arts Centre, 272 High Street, Chatham, which has been kindly funded by the Pentagon Shopping Centre. The session provides access to a … Continue reading

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Medway Open Studios – 15th July to 23rd July 2017

Medway Open Studios returns for 2017 with creatives across Medway giving the general public an opportunity to see into their creative ventures. Medway’s independent open studios and arts festival began in … Continue reading

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Explore and Draw – 27th July 2017 – Fort Luton – Chatham

Why not come and see what lays behind the gates of the historic, Fort Luton. Improve your drawing skills and meet other creative people in your area. Drawing materials will … Continue reading

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Admiral’s Tea Party – A Family Fun Step Back in Time – 8th July 2017 – Gillingham

Award Winning local literary organisation Wordsmithery and Paint The Town Festival partner on this brilliant new historical event taking place at the Lower Lines, Gillingham this July. In the early … Continue reading

29/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Advance Your Education Through The University Of Kent – 2017 Programme – Medway and Margate

The University of Kent are offering a variety of courses that enable people to gain qualifications which can help them get into University. The wide selection of courses available includes … Continue reading

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Bridging Medway – Art Competition For Adults and Young People – Closing Date 22nd August 2017

Artists of all ages are invited to put brush, pen, pencil or pixel to paper and take part in a nationwide competition celebrating connections around the River Medway. The competition … Continue reading

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Showcase week of events from School of Music and Fine Art, 8-12 May

From 8 – 12 May, there is a veritable feat of exciting, immersive and innovative events that showcase the final independent projects from third year students on the Event and … Continue reading

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‘Every Day is a New Day’ Social Engaged Practice Traineeship Programme – Turner Contemporary – Closing Date 24th May 2017

Are you a Kent based arts practitioner who would like to work within arts education? Do you have creative and innovative ideas you would like to try out and develop … Continue reading

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Splat! – New Family Festival – 1st May 2017 – Rochester Castle Moat – Rochester

Splat! is a new family event taking place in Rochester Castle Moat on Monday 1st May 2017, 11am to 4pm as part of Rochester Sweeps Festival. Splat! is suitable for … Continue reading

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School of Music and Fine Art End of Year/Graduation Shows 2017

The School of Music and Fine presents the End of Year/Graduation Shows for Fine Art, Event and Experience Design and Music, celebrating the talents of our amazing students! SMFA End … Continue reading

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Paint The Town Festival Returns For 2017 With Something For Everyone! – Medway

Paint The Town returns to Medway this year with a selection of performances, experiences and workshops by both local and national creatives. The festival, organised by Medway based organisation Lyrici … Continue reading

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The UK’s First Road Safety Experience Uses Immersive Teaching To Save Lives

Last year I was invited to a Medway Dementia Action Alliance meeting at the new Kent Fire and Rescue Service building in Rochester, Kent. When I arrived I imagined we … Continue reading

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University of Kent Choir and Orchestra (Medway) perform Haydn’s Nelson Mass on 29th March in Royal Dockyard Church

Haydn’s popular Nelson Mass will be performed in the Royal Dockyard Church, Chatham on Wednesday 29 March at 7.30pm by the University of Kent Choir and Orchestra (Medway) The Mass … Continue reading

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Strangelove Festival – 9th to 24th March 2017 – Folkestone

STRANGELOVE | TIME BASED MEDIA FESTIVAL: MARCH 9TH – 24TH 2017 From March 9th-24th the unique “Strangelove Festival” will take over Folkestone’s streets, spaces and hidden locations with an array … Continue reading

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Henna Workshop at The Deep End

School of Music and Fine Art students are organising a series of creative workshops and events to engage with the community and raise awareness of, and funds for, their upcoming Degree Show. … Continue reading

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Life Drawing Workshop in Medway

School of Music and Fine Art students are organising a series of creative workshops and events to engage with the community and to raise awareness, and additional funds for, their … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist Talks in Medway in February and March in the School of Music and Fine Art

The next Visiting Artist Talk from the University of Kent’s School of Music and Fine in The Royal Dockyard Church at the Historic Dockyard Chatham takes place on Tuesday February … Continue reading

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School of Music and Fine Art: Spring Events in Medway

We have an amazing range of – mostly free – creative events coming up in Medway between now and April in the School of Music and Fine Art, and our Spring … Continue reading

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The Pentagon Community Fund – Up To £2000 – Open To Projects In Chatham – Closes 12th March 2017

The Pentagon Community Fund is now open to projects in Chatham! Through the Pentagon Community Fund, Project Dirt are offering up to £2,000 to community projects and social enterprises that have … Continue reading

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Creative Sessions For Mindfulness – In Collaboration With IMHP – 24th January 2017 – Chatham

Creatabot is collaborating with the new Improving Mental Health Provision to provide free workshops called “A Sense of Place” for those who need some time for calming creativity! Other activities … Continue reading

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Creative Care Expo -26th January 2017 – Maidstone

Kent Dementia Action Alliance Cultural Arm is holding an Expo in sessions house on the 26th January 2017. There will be Presentations, Taster Sessions and Information Stalls and displays – so … Continue reading

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Call to Artists – Commission For Tunbridge Wells Station – Closes 13th January 2017

Southeastern is seeking artists to create an engaging and inspiring piece of work for Tunbridge Wells railway station. Local artists are being asked to apply for the project – which has a … Continue reading

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Embrace – Empowering Documentary Film Screening – 18th January 2017 – Chatham – Back The Screening Now!

You may or may not have heard of the ‘Body Image Movement’ (www.bodyimagemovement.com), an initiative launched by Australian Taryn Brumfitt, who is on a quest to end the global body-hating epidemic.  … Continue reading

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Feminine Vessels in Medway heralds exciting new exhibition

Preparations for the Interim Degree Show from 3rd Year BA (Hons) Fine Art students in the School of Music and Fine Art are now in full swing – literally. On … Continue reading

15/11/2016 · Leave a comment