Creatabot

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

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

04/10/2017 · Leave a comment

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

02/10/2017 · Leave a comment

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

08/05/2017 · Leave a comment

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

03/04/2017 · Leave a comment

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

08/03/2017 · 1 Comment

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

24/02/2017 · Leave a comment

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

24/02/2017 · Leave a comment

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

24/02/2017 · Leave a comment

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

24/02/2017 · Leave a comment

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

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

17/10/2016 · Leave a comment

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

07/10/2016 · Leave a comment

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

19/09/2016 · Leave a comment

Wanted! Singers and Musicians to take part in our Christmas Concert in The Royal Dockyard Church

On Wednesday 14 December, 2016 at 7.30pm the University of Kent Choir and Orchestra (Medway) will be performing Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia.

24/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Book now for Event in Medway for Arts Fundraisers on Thursday, 14 July, 2016

I first encountered fundraising camps a few years ago when I was about to launch a crowdfunding campaign (my first) for a music project.  I set off for London on … Continue reading

24/04/2016 · Leave a comment

Fine Art Degree Shows 2016: An exhibition of 26 exciting emerging artists in Kent

The University of Kent’s School of Music and Fine Art presents the Fine Art Degree Show 2016 in the extraordinary environment of The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent, featuring the work … Continue reading

24/04/2016 · Leave a comment

BA Event & Experience Design 3rd Year Showcases

Work by graduating students from the School of Music & Fine Art’s BA Event & Experience Design is celebrated from Monday 9th May until Tuesday 17th May, 10am-5pm, with a … Continue reading

18/04/2016 · Leave a comment

The School of Music & Fine Art presents 3 Concerts in 3 Days in Medway!

Don’t miss the incredibly varied programme for our Easter Concert on Weds 6th April at 7.30pm when music students from the School of Music & Fine Art at University of … Continue reading

04/04/2016 · Leave a comment

2016 Degree Shows: School of Music & Fine Art

Throughout May 2016, starting on the 9th, the quality, diversity and range of work from the University of Kent’s School of Music & Fine Art’s graduating students from Fine Art, … Continue reading

04/04/2016 · Leave a comment

100 University of Kent Students perform Beatles classic

100 students studying in the University of Kent’s School of Music and Fine Art will give a concert of one of the Beatles’ best-loved albums, the B side of Abbey … Continue reading

26/02/2016 · Leave a comment

Pioneering experimental filmmaker Tony Hill in conversation at Historic Dockyard Chatham

 On 24th February at 6pm, artist and pioneering experimental filmmaker Tony Hill will be visiting the School of Music & Fine Art at University of Kent, Medway to talk about … Continue reading

19/02/2016 · Leave a comment

FREE Artist talk from John Russell in Medway

On Tuesday 23rd February at 6.15pm in the stunning setting of the recently refurbished Royal Dockyard Church in the atmospheric Historic Dockyard Chatham, acclaimed artist John Russell will give a … Continue reading

19/02/2016 · Leave a comment

2016 Visiting Artist Talks launch with Jaki Irvine on 26 January

On Tuesday 26th January, 2016 in the stunning Royal Dockyard Church, The Historic Dockyard Chatham, from 6.15pm to 8pm, the School of Music and Fine Art is thrilled to welcome … Continue reading

13/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Three FREE December concerts showcasing students from the School of Music & Fine Art

A wide range of vibrant music making activities is available at The School of Music & Fine Art, from Chamber Choir and jazz ensembles through to the World Percussion Ensemble … Continue reading

30/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Event and Experience Design students create stunning multimedia installations and performances at Fort Amherst

On Thursday December 10th, from 1.30pm-4pm, students from the School of Music & Fine Art on the BA (Hons) Event and Experience Design create a choreographed journey through stunning multimedia … Continue reading

25/11/2015 · Leave a comment

FREE music events in Medway from the School of Music & Fine Art

The University of Kent at Medway’s School of Music & Fine Art offers a range of FREE music events, ranging from masterclasses, concerts and talks, in the wonderfully atmospheric Chatham … Continue reading

30/10/2015 · Leave a comment

School of Music & Fine Art launches new series of Visiting Artist Talks with Benedict Drew

The School of Music and Fine Art, part of the University of Kent’s Medway campus,  is proud to announce the new series of Visiting Artist Talks, which are FREE to … Continue reading

30/10/2015 · Leave a comment

Arts and music events at School of Music and Fine Art: Autumn booklet out now!

Our first What’s On booklet is OUT NOW!  Print copies soon coming to a venue near you – but check out our varied – and FREE – events online here. … Continue reading

01/10/2015 · Leave a comment

School of Music & Fine Art Open Day: Saturday 10th October, 9am – 2pm at Chatham Historic Dockyard

Join us on Saturday 10th October for a chance to explore the fantastic facilities of the School of Music & Fine Art, part of the Medway Campus of the University … Continue reading

01/10/2015 · Leave a comment

Artist Goshka Macuga’s Letter travels from Chatham Historic Dockyard to Canterbury

Despite the heavy rain, at 2.15pm on Friday 18th September, led by Adam Chodzko, Senior Lecturer in Fine Art, School of Music and Fine Art at University of Kent, seven … Continue reading

23/09/2015 · Leave a comment

NEW creative programme in the School of Music and Fine Art at Chatham Historic Dockyard

An exciting new  practice based MA Event & Experience Design (subject to validation), will be offered at the School of Music and Fine Art from September 2016.  Situated in the heart of the … Continue reading

29/06/2015 · Leave a comment

£10,000 bursaries for creative MAs in Medway

Kent creatives can now apply for a £10,000 bursary to study locally. The University of Kent has been awarded a total of 232 £10,000 postgraduate bursaries, the sixth largest allocation … Continue reading

02/06/2015 · Leave a comment

Event & Experience Design End of Year Show at Chatham Historic Dockyard – 24th May to 1st June 2015

The University of Kent School of Music and Fine Art presents a mix of exciting work from their final year Event & Experience Design students. The show, called 11 Degrees, is FREE to attend … Continue reading

18/05/2015 · Leave a comment

How can writers stay visible?

On Saturday 21 March I’m running a day school in Canterbury from 10am – 4pm called The Business of Writing 2: Now you see me – how writers can stay … Continue reading

14/03/2015 · Leave a comment

Crowdfunding Chrysanthemums

By Jane Ayres Last year, I attempted my biggest challenge – launching my first ever crowdfunding campaign for a music and dance event in Kent. I’ve been excited by the … Continue reading

03/01/2015 · Leave a comment

Being a Writer in the 21st Century

photo by futureme50 The community and adult education programme at Canterbury Christ Church University are running some fabulous day schools and short courses in 2015 – covering a huge range … Continue reading

01/01/2015 · Leave a comment

For creative writers and music lovers: Two intriguing day schools in Canterbury

“an innovative day school series that will appeal to writers, dramatists, music and film lovers, and across the creative spectrum.”

14/09/2014 · Leave a comment

Cybermen and Clay: objects and emotions by Jane Ayres

  We invest objects with emotional significance.  Although they are simply things, they can represent something that connects us to a person or a time in the past.  I have … Continue reading

11/10/2013 · Leave a comment

We are stories by Jane Ayres

The concept of stories, storytelling and narrative fascinates me and is a constant source of discovery.  I’ve also explored the idea of writing as therapy for depression and grief.  In … Continue reading

28/09/2013 · 1 Comment

The Vision and the Voice: Part 2 by Jane Ayres

Photo by Roger Hyland How do you see the world? Is it ugly, beautiful, evil, good, exciting, depressing? A mixture?  None of these?  The mind’s eye is a strange expression. … Continue reading

21/08/2013 · Leave a comment