Creatabot

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

Upcoming FREE music concerts from the School of Music and Fine Art in Medway

Talented SMFA students will be performing a range of concerts on the University of Kent (Medway) campus in the Galvanising Shop Performance Space at the Historic Dockyard Chatham over the … Continue reading

17/01/2018 · 1 Comment

School of Music and Fine Art – Little Big Band Lunchtime Gig on 15th December

The School of Music and Fine Art, University of Kent, Medway is delighted to present the Little Big Band Lunchtime Gig on Friday 15th December 12noon -1.30pm at the Deep … Continue reading

29/11/2017 · Leave a comment

NEW Centre for Music and Audio Technology: At Kent Taster Day Saturday 11 November

Located in the University’s Medway campus in Chatham’s Historic Dockyard, the University of Kent’s new Centre for Music and Audio Technology has a free At Kent Taster Day on Saturday 11 … Continue reading

01/11/2017 · Leave a comment

School of Music and Fine Art: Free Autumn Concert series in Medway

The Autumn SMFA concert series, featuring talented students performing a range of musical styles, continues on Wednesday 29th November at 11am. Taking place in the Galvanising Shop Performance space at … Continue reading

01/11/2017 · Leave a comment

School of Music and Fine Art Winter Concert, Wednesday 13th December

The beautiful Royal Dockyard Church (Chatham Historic Dockyard) provides the stunning seasonal setting for a feast of musical offerings from University of Kent (School of Music and Fine Art, Medway) … Continue reading

01/11/2017 · Leave a comment

Make music in Medway!

A fabulous selection of ensembles are up & running at University of Kent (Medway) this year. We’re lucky to be in close range of London, so top performers and teachers … Continue reading

04/10/2017 · Leave a comment

Wednesday 25 October: Workshop with two of the hottest young names on the British jazz scene

On Wednesday 25th October, 9.30am-1.30pm, in the Galvanising Shop Performance Space, the School of Music and Fine Art, University of Kent, Medway,  is thrilled to present a workshop with two … Continue reading

02/10/2017 · Leave a comment

Showcase week of events from School of Music and Fine Art, 8-12 May

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

08/05/2017 · Leave a comment

School of Music and Fine Art End of Year/Graduation Shows 2017

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

03/04/2017 · Leave a comment

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

08/03/2017 · 1 Comment

School of Music and Fine Art: Spring Events in Medway

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

24/02/2017 · 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

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

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

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

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

RiverVoice Choir Christmas Concert

An enchanting beginning to the festive season with community choir … River Voice Community Choir is taking on a new challenge for its Christmas Concert this year. The performance is … Continue reading

30/11/2015 · Leave a comment

FREE music events in Medway from the School of Music & Fine Art

The University of Kent at Medway’s School of Music & Fine Art offers a range of FREE music events, ranging from masterclasses, concerts and talks, in the wonderfully atmospheric Chatham … 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

Community choir looks forward to new term

A new term begins on Saturday, September 26 for The River Voice Community Choir, with members looking forward to helping more people improve their musical skills by learning to sing. … Continue reading

23/09/2015 · 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

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

Hello? Is this thing on? – The People Fighting Your Corner

It’s been a while! Too long, in fact. So it’s about time for another article, methinks This time, I’m going to try and shine a light on the weird and … Continue reading

11/04/2013 · Leave a comment

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

Leukaemia Research Charity Gig – Medway

http://www.facebook.com/events/443264375718033/ We hear all the time from charities that cancer effects 1 in 4 or us. For some of us this fact is closer to home than an appeal on … Continue reading

28/09/2012 · Leave a comment

Music Scenes: Time To Stop Complaining And Do Something About it!

Evening all! Today I’m veering away from label based shenanigans (love that word) for a personal post to talk about the scene. Now, for those of you that don’t know … Continue reading

28/08/2012 · 15 Comments

Creatabot Conversations: Music – 25th July 2012 – Rochester

What turned out to be an invite to a few people to come to coFWD to see the space has turned into something much more interesting. There are now a … Continue reading

23/07/2012 · Leave a comment

Working For An Indie Record Label – Part 4: Making Sense Of Social Media – By Luke Crook

So, one of THE most important parts of being successful either as a band, a label or even a brand is how you connect with your fan base and demographic. … Continue reading

09/07/2012 · 2 Comments

Working For An Indie Record Label – Part 3 : Pitching To A Record Label

So, we’ve covered a few bits about the thought process that goes into getting a record onto iTunes and into shops and also sourcing and producing artwork for the release. … Continue reading

27/06/2012 · 2 Comments

Working For An Indie Record Label – Part 2 – By Luke Crook

Hello again! So, the last article was a bit of a ramble aimed at some of the tech/admin steps you go through at a label to take a release from … Continue reading

11/06/2012 · 2 Comments

Working For An Indie Record Label – Part 1 – By Luke Crook

As some of you may know, I work for an Indie Record Label. It’s a blast, but not what everyone thinks it is. So, I thought it would be interesting … Continue reading

07/06/2012 · Leave a comment

A Medway Vision 5 – Preserving Pop

Some places in the world are defined by music labels that, somehow, managed to capture a moment in pop history.  Think Motown (Detroit), Sub-Pop (Seattle) and Factory (Manchester) and, well, … Continue reading

09/05/2012 · 1 Comment

A Medway Vision 4 – Blues Misadventures

You probably think you know what blues music sounds like.  You’ve probably seen lots of bands in pubs with a blues-based sound.  You know the sort of thing, tribute acts; … Continue reading

06/05/2012 · 1 Comment

A Medway Vision 2 – Spontaneous Soundscapes

Since my first article I have been absolutely overwhelmed by people recommending talented creative people to me, or people agreeing with me about the Medway independent scene.  It does indeed … Continue reading

01/05/2012 · Leave a comment

ME1 – 28th July 2012 – Rochester – Kent

July 28th sees the launch of Music Event One, an exciting new music event to be held in the spectacular grounds of Rochester Castle. Music Event One are proud to announce that this years … Continue reading

29/02/2012 · Leave a comment

The Preservation Society Presents – Artist Management and Record Label

“The Preservation Society Presents” is a Artist Management / Record Label / Concert Promotion based in Rochester, Kent, UK. They currently promote Deadlovers, Kids Unique and Theatre Royal. You can keep … Continue reading

18/01/2012 · Leave a comment

Art Performance “Light and Shadow” at Temple Manor – Strood – October 29th and 30th 2011

Light and Shadow, by Loop Dance Company and Play on Words, is Encounter’s final commission. Join them for a multi-sensory, promenade performance in the 12th century Knight’s Templar building, Temple … Continue reading

27/10/2011 · Leave a comment

Fuse Medway Festival 2011 – see it, hear it, be part of it.

Arts Council England has awarded £100,000 towards the running of this year’s Fuse Medway Festival.

11/04/2011 · Leave a comment

“Theatre Royal” To Release New Single – “If You Could Stand Up”

This April “Theatre Royal” release their 2nd single from debut album ‘From Rubble Rises…’ in the shape of ‘If You Could Stand Up (you’d walk away). This bitter-sweet slice of … Continue reading

27/03/2011 · Leave a comment