Creatabot

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

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

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

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

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

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

10/01/2013 · Leave a comment

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

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

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

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

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

10/10/2012 · Leave a comment

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

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

Maidstone Film Fest 2012 + Call For Submissions

    The hottest film festival this side of Cannes. This November Maidstone Film Fest 2012 will be coming to Stepping Stone Studios! STARTING WEDNESDAY 14th NOVEMBER, THE PROGRAMME FOR THE … Continue reading

19/09/2012 · Leave a comment

Networking Vs Making Friends – By Natasha Steer

Networking can be quite a scary word to a lot of creatives, it evokes the thought of dressing up smartly and becoming someone they are not in order to secure … Continue reading

08/09/2012 · 4 Comments

Art In The Dockyard Competition Returns For 2013

The Historic Dockyard Chatham is delighted to announce the return of its popular Art in the Dockyard art competition. Artists, professional or amateur, aged 17+ who live, work or study in Kent … Continue reading

24/08/2012 · Leave a comment

Feed The Artists At Chatham Zoo – From 27th October 2012

A group exhibition with a difference featuring new work by Christopher Sacre, Marissa Mardon and Mark Barnes will be on show at Nucleus Arts Chatham Gallery from 27th October to … Continue reading

24/08/2012 · Leave a comment

The Whitstable Biennale 2012 – Arts Festival – 1st to 16th of September

From 1-16 September 2012 Whitstable (UK) will play host to THE 6th WHITSTABLE BIENNALE 2012, a festival of new and ambitious contemporary art. Already an important date in the art world … Continue reading

21/08/2012 · 1 Comment

Competition – Design a Poster And Win Corel PaintShop Pro X4 – Closes 1st October 2012

  Each month at a venue called coFWD in Rochester, Kent, Creatabot hold a monthly event called “My Favourite Things“. The event aims to inspire and encourage people as well as … Continue reading

20/08/2012 · Leave a comment

Jeffrey Lewis and The Junkyard Gig – 8th September 2012 – Gillingham – Kent

When Jarvis Cocker hails someone as “the best lyricist working in the US today” you should really sit down and listen. Luckily for the folk of Medway the object of … Continue reading

18/08/2012 · Leave a comment

No Bell Prize 2012 – 14th September – Rochester – Kent

Creatabot presents an evening of invention, ideas and science. Many of us have had a crazy concept for a gadget or some type of aid for life. Yes most of … Continue reading

12/08/2012 · 1 Comment

Arts Council Empowers North Kent’s Creative Community

Arts Council England have announced that a community consortium from Swale and Medway has been successful in applying for a commissioned grant from its Creative people and places programme – … Continue reading

09/08/2012 · Leave a comment

Treasure Or Trash? – Artistic Freedom In A Digital Age – Free Conference on 20th September 2012 – Folkestone

The future is digital. Traditional distribution channels are changing, and whilst this offers unprecedented opportunities for artists and creators it also raises issues around censorship, cultural identity, ownership and quality … Continue reading

09/08/2012 · Leave a comment

The Hoodwink Project – Bringing Art Into Unexpected Places

Suzie Plumb and I work as Cultural Projects Managers for the Arts Development Unit at Tunbridge Wells Borough Council. We’ve recently received funding from various bodies, including Arts Council England, … Continue reading

08/08/2012 · Leave a comment