Creatabot

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

School of Music and Fine Art Visiting Artist Talk with Samson Kambalu on 28th November

On Tuesday 28th November in the Galvanising Workshop, Historic Dockyard Chatham from 5.15pm – 6.45pm,  the next School of Music and Fine Art Visiting Artist Talk of the Autumn term … Continue reading

01/11/2017 · 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Transmit:Project – Are you the next big thing?

Are you a musician/filmmaker/artist/photographer/organisation etc who would like more people to know about your work and what you do? Perhaps you always wanted to know what musicians/filmmakers/artists/photographers etc live and … Continue reading

25/01/2014 · 1 Comment

The Value Triangle and measuring the value of culture by Jane Ayres

The Big Cheese  (Photo by Jane Ayres) Earlier in the month I attended a conference about using the arts to regenerate East Kent coastal towns, a topic dear to my … Continue reading

29/07/2013 · 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

Make a Website In A Night – 8th July 2013 – Rochester

Order tickets via Eventbrite: http://websiteinanight-efbevent.eventbrite.co.uk/ In one evening Natasha Steer will help you create a simple website and show you the basics of how to maintain it. There are just … Continue reading

27/06/2013 · 1 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

Free Talk – The Creative Process: Words and Music – June 17th 2013 at 2.30pm – University Centre Folkestone

When composers and writers collaborate, what comes first – the words or music?  UCF hosts a conversation between Mariam Al-Roubi, singer, songwriter and librettist for the opera Mirabai, and its … Continue reading

20/05/2013 · Leave a comment

Half Term Creative Family Workshops – Sparky Project – 30th and 31st May 2013 – Rochester

  The Sparky Project is hosting hands on making workshops in order to create a series of parade structures as part of this year’s Opening Parade for Fuse Festival 2013. … Continue reading

20/05/2013 · Leave a comment

Be Part Of Medway’s New Art Vending Machine – CreataboX

An art vending machine, CreataboX, is being launched at Fuse festival on the 15th of June in Chatham, and the project needs help from local creatives to produce miniature creations … Continue reading

20/05/2013 · 5 Comments

“Twenty dollars worth of art, please.” By Jane Ayres

Growing up in the 60s and 70s it was a treat after school to stop by the corner shop and buy a penny’s worth of sweets.  Lemon bonbons were my … Continue reading

12/05/2013 · 3 Comments

Work Your Way With Words – The Word Shed – Various Dates – Medway

ME4Writers present their collective, collaborative project ‘The Word Shed’ at Fuse Medway Festival! Come and visit The Word Shed, where inside, instead of seeds, pots and a lawnmower, and that … Continue reading

02/05/2013 · Leave a comment

The Art of Crowdfunding: Presented by Crista Cloutier – 22nd May 2013 – Folkestone

The Art of Crowdfunding: A one hour workshop for artists, writers and creatives presented by Crista Cloutier. Crowdfunding is fast becoming one of the most popular ways for artists and creatives … 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

Survived – Chatham Clinic – Open 19th May 2013

The clinic will be open in Chatham on May the 19th 2013. Book at http://www.survived.eventbrite.co.uk A unique theatre experience is taking place at Sun Pier House, Chatham, on the 19th … Continue reading

07/04/2013 · 3 Comments

Fresh Look For Fuse Festival 2013 With New Artistic Director

Fuse festival, a free outdoor festival held yearly in Medway, is back for 2013 with a new artistic director. The festival is also supporting some new exciting projects by local … Continue reading

29/03/2013 · Leave a comment

Chinese Brush Painting Workshop With Ann Fairchild – 26th March 2013 – Strood

Artist Ann Fairchild will be running a workshop about Chinese brush painting in Strood on the 26th March. She will be demonstrating how she creates her paintings and then participants … Continue reading

20/03/2013 · Leave a comment

What A Young Artist Taught Me About Crowdfunding – By Crista Cloutier

It was Day 16 of the campaign and I had only cried in public once. Twice. Online crowdfunding is not for the faint of heart. I’ve spent my entire career … Continue reading

20/03/2013 · 1 Comment

Soldering Workshop – 26th April 2013 – Rochester

Creatabot have organised a beginners soldering workshop for those wanting to learn the handy skill. Soldering is useful for any creative, from artists to geeks, and it is hoped that … Continue reading

20/03/2013 · Leave a comment

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

My Noise – A New Experimental Music Festival – 14th to 18th March 2013 – Medway

An experimental new music festival arrives in Medway this March, which will focus on connecting musicians through various ways of noise making. Spread out over a few days, the festival … Continue reading

04/03/2013 · Leave a comment

Medway Writer Wins Award and Commission From BBC Radio 4

Playwright and poet Sarah Hehir, from Rochester, Kent, along with published author Mark Wallington and first-time writer Simon Topping, have been announced as the winners of the first BBC Writer’s … Continue reading

27/02/2013 · Leave a comment

Creative People and Places Swale and Medway – Events – February to March 2013

An enterprising group with a £1.5million plan for the arts in Swale and Medway is inviting residents to a series of events to share ideas on how the money should be used. … Continue reading

15/02/2013 · Leave a comment