Bring a book to swap or just recommend something you have read to the group, which meets on the last Monday of the month at the Coopers Arms in Rochester … Continue reading
Helping Where It Hurts – My Experience of Helping Families Impacted By the Grenfell Tower Fire – By Natasha Steer
The first time I arrived in the W10 area in August 2017, I travelled via car from the hostel I was staying in, loaded up with art equipment to run … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
‘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
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
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
Medway Libraries have an extensive range of activities for all ages. Check out the schedule below!
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Becoming a dementia friend makes you better equipped to make sure the services you offer are dementia friendly, so do not miss out on this Dementia Friends training on Tuesday … Continue reading
Patchwork Sewing in the morning and alternate maths and English for craft in the afternoon, with the opportunity to achieve recognised qualifications.
Spoken word workshops with Medway Youth Trust.
Operation Black Antler: Critically Acclaimed Immersive Theatre Coming To Chatham – 23rd to 25th June 2016
Operation Black Antler: critically acclaimed immersive theatre coming to Chatham Co-commissioned by Ideas Test and fresh from its world premiere at the 2016 Brighton Festival, Operation Black Antler is an immersive theatre piece … Continue reading
See Medway artists in their natural surroundings!
17 September – 2 October 2016
Metal presents, Estuary 2016, sixteen days of art, literature, music and film curated in response to the spectacular Thames Estuary.