Creatabot

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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

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Knights Wood Art in the Public Realm Commission Brief – Closes 20th November 2016

Knights Wood Art in the Public Realm Commission Brief Village Square Feature Sculpture Commission fee: £25,000 Date for submission of proposals: Sunday 20th November 2016, 11:59pm Date for completion of … Continue reading

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Medway Printmaker Exhibition Bursary – Applications By 2nd December 2016

Medway Council Arts Development Team are offering exhibition bursaries to four Medway printmakers. These will enable them to create a body of work inspired by the Guildhall Museums collection of … Continue reading

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Music Student Lunchtime Concert series launches on 25 October in Medway

  The new School of Music and Fine Art Lunchtime Concert series begins next week, with talented students studying band and ensemble performing a range of musical styles to launch … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist Talks in Medway from Tuesday 11th October: FREE to attend

The University of Kent’s School of Music and Fine Art is thrilled to welcome painter Simon Ling to deliver the first talk of our fantastic Visiting Artist Talk programme in … Continue reading

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Paint The Town Festival Programme – 20th to 27th September 2016 – Medway

Paint The Town is an exciting theatre and arts festival taking place twice a year in Medway towns, produced by Lyrici Arts. In partnership with Battersea Arts Centre, London and eight other … Continue reading

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School of Music and Fine Art: Events in Medway

We have some fantastic – mostly free – creative events coming up in Medway between now and December in the School of Music and Fine Art, and our Autumn What’s … Continue reading

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Riverside One Studios – Rehearsal Recording and Gig Space – Chatham

Started by Nucleus Arts in conjunction with Jamie Johnson, Riverside One Studios is a new music project in Chatham, Kent. Jamie Johnson is a local singer/songwriter from Gillingham, Kent who … Continue reading

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Art Market – Maidstone – Saturday 17th September 2016

After a successful debut, Making Art Work will be returning with the indoor ART MARKET in Maidstone on Saturday the 17th of September 2016, 9am-4pm. Loosely inspired by the success … Continue reading

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Luton Lego Club!

With huge thanks to Arches Local, Creatabot is running a new Lego Club at the Magpie Centre, Magpie Hall Road, Luton, Chatham, from August 2016. The club will run from … Continue reading

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Trans Voices – Becoming Who You Are

“My body does not define who I am. I am a boy, but my body may show different. I know who I am and I don’t need anyone to tell … Continue reading

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Call Out For Artists and Makers – South East Ship Show – 10th September 2016

Maritime artists and makers are invited to apply for a stall at the South East Ship Show coming to the St George’s Centre, Pembroke Road, on 10 September 2016. They … Continue reading

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Homespun Independent Music Festival – 20th – 23rd July 2016 – Medway

An independent music festival in Medway now in its fourth year. Takes place 20th – 23rd July 2016. Full info at http://www.homespunmedway.com WEDNESDAY 20TH JULY THE SHIP From 8:00pm:  Free … Continue reading

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1 Day Course in Dementia, Autism and Mental Health Awareness – Friday 29th July – Chatham

1 DAY COURSE IN DEMENTIA, AUTISM & MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS FRIDAY 29th JULY 10am – 4.30pm RIVERSIDE ONE STUDIOS Dock Road, Chatham, ME4 4SL S PECIAL PRICE OF ONLY £35 … Continue reading

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