Creatabot

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

Strood Robots And Other Medway Stories – Art Exhibition – Nucleus Arts Gallery Chatham – 16th to 28th February 2013

Myths and Legends of the Medway Towns from BAN THE MIND READER, to the Walderslade Sprite, plus more pragmatic tales from modern Medway. Artwork will be exhibited by peninsular exiles Shaun … Continue reading

30/01/2013 · Leave a comment

George RW Cutts – Archive from 1980 – Exhibition – 15th to 20th February 2013 – Margate

A show of over 100 new drawings from George RW Cutts, featuring abandoned towns, Antarctic explorers, ACME whistles, badges, birds, brogues, buttons, clay pipes, clocks, coins, cycling jerseys, Delph tiles, … Continue reading

30/01/2013 · Leave a comment

Call For Traders For New Outdoor Market In Chatham! – Sun Wharf Market – Sunday 24th March

Pitches are available to take part in the first Sun Wharf Market, a new quarterly outdoor market in Chatham. The market is new for 2013 and pitches are available for … Continue reading

28/01/2013 · Leave a comment

Creative Minds Literary Potlatch – A Feast of Inspiration – 23rd March 2013 – Strood

Creative Minds Literary Potlatch. Interested in art and creativity? Feeling a little stuck? Come and mingle with like-minded individuals and share coffee and ideas. Open to everyone interested in creativity, … Continue reading

27/01/2013 · Leave a comment

Craft Central Gets Hitched – London’s Handmade Wedding Fair – 21st to 24th March 2013

Wedding coming up? Fed up of sprawling soulless commercial wedding fairs? Get personal at Craft Central 21-24 March 2013! All you need to add a handmade touch to the big … Continue reading

24/01/2013 · Leave a comment

Call for Artists! Registration is open for Medway Open Studios and Arts Festival – 13 – 21 July 2013

Medway Open Studios and Arts Festival is a community arts festival celebrating the wealth of creativity in Medway. Now in its second year, applications are open to all Medway based … Continue reading

23/01/2013 · Leave a comment

Cake International – 12th to 14th April 2013 – London

Has your secret passion for pastry or craze for cake decorating taken over your day to day life? If the answer is yes, then Cake International – The Sugarcraft, Cake … Continue reading

16/01/2013 · 4 Comments

Creative Stitches and Hobbycrafts – 4th to 6th April 2013 – London

Embrace the handmade and personal trend that is sweeping the nation by visiting Creative Stitches & Hobbycrafts taking place for the first time at the ExCeL, London from the 4-6 April. With … Continue reading

16/01/2013 · Leave a comment

Writing, therapy and positive outcomes by Jane Ayres

When I was younger, writing poetry which described and explored my state of mind during major depression may have saved me from a nervous breakdown.  Artists and writers can, and … Continue reading

16/01/2013 · 5 Comments

Medway Photo Festival – January 11th to 15th 2013

The Medway Photo Festival happens once a year in January and takes place in Rochester and Chatham. The photography exhibitions will all be open during the third week of January. … Continue reading

10/01/2013 · 1 Comment

Get Into The Creative Industries With Creative Industries Pathways Programme – Medway

Icon Theatre in Medway are running a special programme for people who are looking to get into the creative industries. The programme offers anyone who is unemployed (working less than … Continue reading

10/01/2013 · Leave a comment

Ideas Tap Offering Student Loan Repayment – £9,000 Available! – Closing March 2013

Saddled by student debt? Whether you’re a first-year student or a graduate, if you embarked on a BA or BMus in 2006* or later, you could benefit from having £9,000 … Continue reading

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My Favourite Things – Free Creative Inspiration Event – 18th January 2013 – Rochester – PLUS Competition! Win a copy of Paintshop Pro X4

“My Favourite Things” is an opportunity to discuss your favourite “things” to other people in a relaxed atmosphere over tea. Talk about things that inspire you, inspire others and build … Continue reading

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Margate Based Marine Studios Launch Adventures in Comics Competition – deadline 25th January 2013

Celebrating illustration, writing, making, sequential narrative, and all that is Comics, Margate-based Marine Studios has just announced the launch of its 2013 Adventures in Comics comic competition. AIC3 is inviting UK-based creators to respond … Continue reading

03/01/2013 · Leave a comment

Creative Courses Being Offered For 2013 Through Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University is offering the opportunity to study interesting creative subjects across its universities in Kent. Various short courses taking place during 2013 include the subjects of music, … Continue reading

01/01/2013 · Leave a comment

So What Exactly IS ‘Art’? – by James Bovington

I’ve been thinking about ‘art’ recently. It happens sometimes. More specifically I’ve been trying to work out what ‘art’ is. Not necessarily ‘what is art?’ because that opens up the forum for … Continue reading

10/12/2012 · 1 Comment

Steampunk Inspired Exhibition at Strood Library – Featuring Work By Creatabot of the Year Winner Richard Jeferies – 1st December to 4th January – Strood – Kent

Creatabot was pleased to award Richard Jeferies with the Creatabot of the year award this week, and in recognition of his work, an exhibition has been organised at Strood library … Continue reading

03/12/2012 · Leave a comment

Winter Medway Open Studios & Arts Festival – 8th to 9th December 2012

Medway Open Studios & Arts Festival is a community arts festival celebrating the wealth of creativity in Medway. The winter festival will take place across Chatham and Rochester on Saturday … Continue reading

27/11/2012 · 1 Comment

Rewriting, Editing and Patchwork Quilts by Jane Ayres

Writing is hard.  Creating something from nothing, from the recesses of your imagination, can sometimes feel a bit like pulling teeth.  Your own.  But when you’ve overcome that painful first … Continue reading

22/11/2012 · 2 Comments

Made In Clerkenwell – Winter Open Studios at Craft Central – 2 buildings 100 designers – 22nd to 25th November 2012 – London

Craft Central opens the doors to its two fascinating Victorian buildings – start your visit in Clerkenwell Green and then find St John’s Square just 2 minutes away. Go ‘behind … Continue reading

19/11/2012 · Leave a comment

Writing and Publishing my First Book – Talk By Denis Pepper – 29th November 2012 – Folkestone

An accomplished and popular local speaker with a wide range of interests, Denis Pepper began public speaking as a 10-year-old in the CWS Music and Literary Festivals. On joining Folkestone … Continue reading

19/11/2012 · Leave a comment

‘Creativity, Productivity and Time Management’ by George Langridge

To me, using technology to boost my productivity is almost everything. I’ve spent almost two and a half years searching for a practical, cost free (or very cheap) method of managing … Continue reading

19/11/2012 · Leave a comment

Featured Creative – Bryony Hacker – Visual Artist and Campaigner

17 year old Bryony Hacker has just completed her Extended Project Qualification. So what topic did she choose to study? Make a short film, like someone I know; study how … Continue reading

13/11/2012 · Leave a comment

The Harshest Deadline Ever Levied – By James Bovington

I’m writing a novel. I know, I know; who isn’t? Go into any overpriced coffee-delivery chain-pit in the world and you’ll be able to spot at least three people with … Continue reading

08/11/2012 · 2 Comments

The Art of Wish Fulfilment by Jane Ayres

When I was a child, I longed to have my own horse.  This was destined never to happen, because apart from living in an urban area, my parents couldn’t afford … Continue reading

05/11/2012 · 5 Comments

Partition Crazy

Lately I’ve been juggling a huge amount of files, from scratch disks to films to documents. A friend suggested I partition my hard drive to accommodate for use on; OS X, … Continue reading

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Blinc Digital Arts Festival 2012

  October 26th, 27th and 28th saw the Castle town of Conwy, North Wales, transformed into a giant piece of digital art, numerous buildings in the town became projection backdrops for … Continue reading

03/11/2012 · 2 Comments

Garrets and Gatekeepers by Jane Ayres

More than 30 years ago I wrote an article for the now defunct Composer magazine called Starving in Garrets.  It was all about how painfully difficult it was for composers … Continue reading

01/11/2012 · 1 Comment

Why Creatives Lose Their Mind : And How Not To – By Natasha Steer

I am no physiologist, let me get that straight. And I certainly know mental illness is a real and horrible sickness that affects thousands of people, often from birth. But … Continue reading

24/10/2012 · 8 Comments

The Assassin, The Grey Man and The Surgeon – A New Book By D C Stansfield

(Picture above features Joseph Jameson mentioned here: https://creatabot.co.uk/2012/10/09/robin-epq-short-film-by-alice-stansfield-2012/) D C Stansfield has completed his first ever book – and, what’s this!? HE’S BEEN PUBLISHED! On the new form of ‘book’, an … Continue reading

21/10/2012 · Leave a comment

Screen Printing Workshops at the Coal Shed Press – Rochester – Kent

  Find out more at  http://coalshedpress.co.uk

15/10/2012 · Leave a comment

Create Jewellery – Lincolnshire: Jewellery, Tiara, Shoe Crystalizing & Christmas Decoration Workshops

At Create Jewellery, we offer a large range of workshops in both Kent and Lincolnshire. As well as one-to-one classes, we run workshops which typically have a maximum class size … Continue reading

11/10/2012 · Leave a comment

Short Encounters Writers Event – 31st October 7-9pm 2012 – Rochester

The Facebook Group is at: https://www.facebook.com/events/125880917559446/  if anyone would like to join or share it easily. Area: South East

10/10/2012 · Leave a comment

Nesta Call for Artwork – Closes 26th November

Nesta is the UK’s innovation foundation. They help people and organisations bring ideas to life by providing investments and grants and mobilising research, networks and skills. Nesta are looking for … Continue reading

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Folkestone Book Festival Events at University Centre Folkestone – 6th to 8th November 2012

As part of the annual Folkestone Book Festival, the community engagement team from University Centre Folkestone have once more organised a series of events with a range of speakers to … Continue reading

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The Winter Medway Open Studios at the Nucleus Arts Centre – 8th to 9th December 2012

2 buildings. 34 artists, crafts people and designers. The Nucleus Arts Centre, Chatham, will be opening their doors and studios to the public for one weekend, the 8th – 9th December. … Continue reading

10/10/2012 · 2 Comments

Why It Is Important To Write Contracts – By Natasha Steer

When I was 17 I made a music video for a local band, it was my first paid creative job. I assumed the band would help someone so new to … Continue reading

07/10/2012 · 1 Comment

Notes From The Creatabot Workshop: Expanding Your Creativity – By Natasha Steer

For the benefit of those who came and those who could not make the workshop here is a list of the subjects discussed. If you would like me to give … Continue reading

06/10/2012 · Leave a comment

MAKE – Come and MAKE Things In Rochester – 13th October 2012 – 7.30pm

MAKE is an opportunity to get creative in any medium, in a social setting, and have lots of fun. Moogie Wonderland are creating lots of Jellyfish for the Fish Disco … Continue reading

02/10/2012 · 1 Comment

Beach Creative Workshops – Herne Bay – Kent

In addition to ongoing exhibitions in their two galleries, Beach Creative in Herne Bay has launched some new workshops.   Tuesday 10am-12noon – Calligraphy, £6 per hour. Must pre-book with Graham … Continue reading

29/09/2012 · Leave a comment