Creatabot

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

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

14/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Escape Plan Live – Immersive Game At It’s Best – Chatham

A review of Medway’s immersive games that take place across 2 locations in Chatham.

30/06/2016 · Leave a comment

A Slightly More Interesting Interview With Two Cat Inspired Artists

Slightly More Interesting are a Kent based artist duo who create awesome cat inspired cards.

25/11/2015 · Leave a comment

The Dismal Time Machine – Medway Fun Palace 2015 – How It Was Made and Why

The Medway Fun Palace took place on the 3rd of October at Nucleus Arts in Chatham. After a lot of thought about what I might be able to contribute, I … Continue reading

15/10/2015 · Leave a comment

Creatabot Creative Of The Year 2015 – Xtina Lamb

Back in late 2014 we asked the local community in Medway to vote for the person who inspired them in the local creative scene. After the tough task of deciding … Continue reading

13/08/2015 · Leave a comment

Urban Expressions – New Street-based Arts Event – 27th-29th August 2015 – Chatham

Urban Expression is an exciting new event aimed at celebrating different forms of streetbased arts, activity and creativity in locations around Chatham. A variety of activities will be happening in different … Continue reading

09/08/2015 · Leave a comment

Medway Youth Service Summer Activities 2015

This summer Medway Youth Service will be offering a variety of activities from youth centres and parks across the area. Outdoor sessions are free and other sessions cost between 50p and … Continue reading

18/07/2015 · Leave a comment

Brief – For Local Artists To Design Artwork And Paint New Dickensian Themed Street Furniture For Rochester – Deadline 31st August 2015

BRIEF Artist/Maker for bespoke Dickens Book Benches   Medway has an ambition to become known as Dickens Country; similar to Shakespeare’s County and with that in mind we wish to … Continue reading

02/07/2015 · 3 Comments

UCA Student Reveals Sneaky Secrets About Her Degree Exhibition

May and June are always one of the most creative months of my year, Summer supposedly starts, Fuse festival ignites and the local creative universities, UCA Chatham and the University … Continue reading

25/06/2015 · Leave a comment

Steve Sinyard Talks About Why He Has Peanut Butter Fingers

New indie clothing brand “Peanut Butter Fingers“ has just been launched by Kent based designer Steve Sinyard. The brands look brings a refreshing look to the future of street wear … Continue reading

02/05/2015 · Leave a comment

Creatabot Creative Of The Year 2014 – Nominations Open!

It has been 2 years, YES TWO YEARS since the last Creatabot Creative of The Year Award. Wow, that is pretty crazy. The amount that myself and Richard Jeferies (the … Continue reading

05/11/2014 · Leave a comment

Medway’s Creative Spaces

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

07/10/2014 · Leave a comment

Making It! – Project and Career Workshop for 9-15 year olds – Chatham – 15th August 2014

15th July 2014 10am Nucleus Arts Chatham This workshop will help young people to think about what they would like to do as a young person. Would they like to … Continue reading

14/07/2014 · Leave a comment

The Shop Full Of Felt – Cornershop

  A London based artist has began her path to re-opening an abandoned cornershop, with all the stock completely re-made out of felt and wool. Lucy Sparrow, a textile artist … Continue reading

10/05/2014 · Leave a comment

The Days When Gillingham Fraggle Rocked

I have always been a huge Jim Henson fan, my dream was to work at their Creature Studios in Camden, I was even offered work experience there whilst at college, … Continue reading

02/03/2014 · 1 Comment

Creepy Retro Gaming Night – 28th March 2014 – Chatham

NEW LOCATION! Retro’spect Kent and Creatabot present a classic night of retro computer gaming, with an additional creepy retro gaming Vault. Prepare for a nostalgic evening gaming on Atari, Amiga, … Continue reading

04/02/2014 · Leave a comment

Creatabot Funded To Run Project To Help Mobility impaired

Application now open – see here. Creatabot has been awarded funding from Creative People and Places (Medway and Swale) to run a brand new project aimed at helping people with mobility … Continue reading

27/01/2014 · 4 Comments

Living Africa – A Talk with Steve Bloom – Saturday 5th April 2014 – Canterbury

  Join internationally acclaimed photographer, author and adventurer Steve Bloom as he takes you on an incredible visual journey across Africa. It is staggeringly comprehensive: dynamic wildlife and landscapes from … Continue reading

23/01/2014 · Leave a comment

My Favourite Things Cocktail Night – 28th February 2014 – 7.30pm – Chatham

It has been a while but the event “My Favourite Things” is back and better than ever. Being held in the Nucleus Cafe in Chatham, the evening promises to bring … Continue reading

19/01/2014 · Leave a comment

Medway Photo Festival – 21st to 26th January 2014

The Medway Photo Festival happens once a year in January and takes place in Rochester and Chatham. The photography exhibitions will all be open from 21st January to 26th January … Continue reading

17/01/2014 · 1 Comment

Rochester and West Kent Art Society Welcomes New Members

Established in 1927, The Rochester and West Kent Art Society exists to encourage the appreciation of Art in its different styles and mediums and to reinforce the artistic skills of … Continue reading

15/01/2014 · Leave a comment

Nucleus Arts – A Video Introduction

Nucleus Arts is the Award Winning flagship Arts organisation founded by the Halpern Charitable Foundation. The Foundation was the brainchild of the late Hilary Halpern and it was his dream … Continue reading

19/12/2013 · Leave a comment

Sky Academy Arts Scholarships For Artists Aged 18-30 – Closes 6th December 2013

For the third year running Sky, in association with IdeasTap, is giving away five £30,000 bursaries and mentoring support to artists aged 18-30 from the UK and Ireland. Applications are … Continue reading

29/11/2013 · Leave a comment

Blast From The Past – The Chatham Vines Project

FrancisKnight were appointed by Medway Council to work with international artist John Newling and consultancy ArtOffice to project manage Chatham Vines. Chatham vines was a major commission to install and … Continue reading

21/09/2013 · Leave a comment

Learn More about Medway’s Secret Island During Medway Visions Film Festival – 12th September

A film documenting the experiences of an artist living on Darnet Island for 6 weeks last summer is being screened at Gillingham library on the 12th of September as part … Continue reading

22/07/2013 · Leave a comment

A poem dedicated to the memory of Hilary Halpern

I moved to Medway some time ago This place inspires me, as you well know I wanted to help with the amazing creativity To help it be seen by more, … Continue reading

20/07/2013 · Leave a comment

Crista Cloutier – The Video All Creatives Need To See

Crista Cloutier gave a motivating talk about the struggles and joys of crowdfunding at the East Kent Cultural Conversation in Canterbury on the 4th June 2013, and I was lucky … Continue reading

30/06/2013 · Leave a comment

An Interview With Jasper Littman – Savile Row Tailor

Jasper Littman creates bespoke mens suits and works from his studio on Savile Row. I thought it would be interesting to ask Jasper Littman about his background and creativity. So … Continue reading

19/06/2013 · Leave a comment

Catch Up With The Contributors!

The lovely Creatabot contributors have been very busy in their creative adventures, so I thought it would be nice to have a little catch up with some of them and … Continue reading

09/06/2013 · Leave a comment

Chatham Mural Project Workshop Dates Announced – All Welcome

Would you like to be part of an exciting community art project to paint a big mural showing scenes from Chatham’s past present and future? The site is next to … Continue reading

05/06/2013 · Leave a comment

A Big Thank You To The Survived Team!

We had great fun making the site responsive theatre show – Survived. I want to say a big thank you to the following people, who I really look forward to … Continue reading

27/05/2013 · 3 Comments

Chatham Mural Project To Bring Community Together In Creativity

A mural recently commissioned for Chatham High Street by the DNA project (Developing Neighbourhoods Approach) has given the go ahead to local artist Richard Jeferies. Richard, from the Isle of … Continue reading

25/05/2013 · Leave a comment

Call Out For Designer – Mural For Chatham High Street Project – By Medway Council – Deadline 7/05/2013

Medway Council have released details for a commission to help create a mural in Chatham High Street. The artist’s brief is to create a design based on feedback and to … Continue reading

29/04/2013 · 4 Comments

Inspiring Website – The Creators Project

Inspiring Website – The Creators Project This, is my most exciting find in a long time. This site absolutely inspires me, and the fact most posts have video is so … Continue reading

20/04/2013 · Leave a comment

Art Vending Machine For Medway – Lets Do This!

So…Leeds have recently been featured on the BBC news website  regarding their new art vending machine, and fellow creatives here in Medway think it is only fair Medway and Kent have … Continue reading

15/04/2013 · 12 Comments

Get Your Application In For Medway Open Studios 2013 – Deadline 26th April

Registration for the Medway Open Studios and Arts Festival closes on Friday 26 April. All artists and makers from the Medway area are being urged to sign up quickly and … Continue reading

15/04/2013 · Leave a comment

Call Out For Actors, Actresses, Artists and Geeks – Site Responsive Theatre Event – Medway

I love alternative art in unusual places. I also love interactive art. For a few years now I have been knocking around the idea of organising my own site responsive … Continue reading

19/03/2013 · 14 Comments

Featured Creative: David Faltrego – Surreal Artist

I love surreal art, Dali is one of my favourite artists in fact. So when I discovered David Faltrego’s work at Medway Open Studios last year I was excited to find a … Continue reading

13/03/2013 · Leave a comment

Geek Heaven – Minecraft : The Story Of Mojang – film screening + Retro and Minecraft Gaming 6th and 7th April 2013 – Rochester

Inspired by the recent GEEK festival in Margate and after the success of the Medway GEEK satellite events, Creatabot is screening the film Minecraft : The Story of Mojang in … Continue reading

08/03/2013 · Leave a comment

Gig Review – Post War Years – Cargo – 25th February 2013

The joy with future music, is that we can only guess what it will be, and it doesn’t yet have a genre. Having just read a review of Post War … Continue reading

27/02/2013 · Leave a comment