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
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
‘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
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
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
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
Medway Libraries have an extensive range of activities for all ages. Check out the schedule below!
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
“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
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.
A review of Medway’s immersive games that take place across 2 locations in Chatham.
On Wednesday 14 December, 2016 at 7.30pm the University of Kent Choir and Orchestra (Medway) will be performing Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia.
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