Creatabot

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

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 regional hubs across the UK as part of the Creative Touring Network, the festival aims to bring the some of the best new creative works to venues in Chatham, Rochester, Gillingham and beyond.

 

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Paint The Town Festival Launch: Pop Up Performance

Tuesday
September 20 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Rochester Train Station,

86 Corporation St
Rochester , ME1 1NH United Kingdom 

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Paint The Town is a new festival – a call to action for all the community to take over their towns and use the arts to paint it in a fun and inspiring light. This launch ‘performance’ will take place twice on Tuesday 20th September. Expect surprising moments and comedic exploits in this pop-up for all ages.   Free – no need to book!

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Paint The Town Festival Launch: Chalk it Up

Tuesday
September 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Rochester Train Station,

86 Corporation St
Rochester , ME1 1NH United Kingdom 

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Marvellous Murals will create a spellbinding 3D chalk design to celebrate the launch of the festival. Using just chalk, this amazing optical illusion needs to be seen to be believed! Choose the Design Free family event – no booking required!

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Paint in the Community

Wednesday
September 21 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

HeArt,

UNIT 67, UPPER FLOOR, PENTAGON CENTRE 
CHATHAM, KENT , ME4 4HY United Kingdom 

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Create a giant community painting with local artist and curator Matt Bray using imagery from comic books, TV and movies. All the materials will be ready and waiting and Matt will be your guide. This event is suitable for ages 5+.*  The main goal here is to get involved and have fun! *All children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets: Free family event – Pre booking essential.

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An Introduction To Verbatim Performance: Workshop 1 of 2

Thursday
September 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Nucleus Arts Centre,

272 High St
Chatham , ME4 4BP United Kingdom 

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Join Wordsmithery and Paint The Town on a two-day introductory workshop led by Lung Theatre Company, creatives of the verbatim theatre show ‘The 56’.  The workshops will support a future project with Wordsmithery in spring 2017.   Workshop One: Thursday 22 September 10am- 1pm Introduces you to documentary theatre, examining how to find and collate stories and the legal aspects of these stories in verbatim works.   Workshop Two: Sunday 25 September 11am- 2pm Offers a chance to get feedback…

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The International Archive of Things Left Unsaid

Thursday
September 22 @ 11:00 am – September 24 @ 4:00 pm

Café Nucleus,

Nucleus Arts Creative Riverside Hub, Military Road
Chatham, Kent ME4 4JG 

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By Rhiannon Armstrong   The International Archive of Things Left Unsaid is an evolving collection of anonymous testimonies donated by members of the public, which began as a one-to-one performance. The web version was commissioned by Battersea Arts Centre and The Space. Each testimony is performed verbatim, and includes binaural beat technology to induce calming brainwaves in the listener. Visitors may browse the Public Index, choose a testimony to listen to, and are then invited to contribute their own. A…

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The 56 (with post show discussion)

Thursday
September 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Priestfield Conference and Banqueting, Priestfield Stadium,

Redfern Avenue
Gillingham, ME7 4DD United Kingdom 

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By Lung The 56 was developed with The Lowry and The Civic in Barnsley Written by Matt Woodhead and Gemma Wilson   ‘Nobody dies in football matches in fires. It doesn’t happen’. At 3.40pm on May 11th 1985, a small fire broke out in the main stand at Valley Parade football ground during the last game of the season. Within four minutes, the wooden structure was ablaze.   Adapted solely from over sixty real-life testimonies, this bold and pertinent piece…

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