Creatabot

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

Strand Pool Mural Workshops – 16th and 23rd June 2019 – Rainham Riverside Park

Join artist Natasha Steer in designing artwork and stencils for a new mural on the side of The Strand Pool, Gillingham, which will be situated in the Commodores Hard slipway … Continue reading

14/06/2019 · 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

Trans Voices – Becoming Who You Are

“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

05/08/2016 · 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Vision and the Voice: Part 1 by Jane Ayres

If I admire a writer, it will be for two reasons.  Firstly, their vision and the ideas expressed and explored.  I came to sci-fi late in life but I am … Continue reading

13/08/2013 · 3 Comments

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