We aim to increase arts participation for everyone in Swale and Medway by
supporting the growth of creativity, invention and imagination.

Spinach: Medway and Swale Creative Meet Up

Spinach: Because it’s good for you! Ideas Test has instigated a monthly creative meet-up, along the lines of Lloyd Davis’s original Tuttle club.  It’s something we’ve decided to carry on from the foundation originally laid in the area by Tuttle101, run by coFWD, the...

Spinach: Medway and Swale Creative Meet Up

Spinach: Because it’s good for you! Ideas Test has instigated a monthly creative meet-up, along the lines of Lloyd Davis’s original Tuttle club.  It’s something we’ve decided to carry on from the foundation originally laid in the area by Tuttle101, run by coFWD, the...

Ideas Test presents Sound#Hack featuring AudioActive’s In The Lab

Ideas Test are holding a  Creative Music Technology event at the new University of Kent School of Music (Chatham Historic Dockyard) on 29th June 2015, 11-5pm. This event is part of the Ideas Test Digital Learning events programme and is in partnership with Royal Opera...

HIVE Exhibition

Kate Linforth devised the HIVE project using beeswax donated by local beekeepers to offer free creative workshops where participants created beautiful beeswax tiles based on the ancient practice of encaustic art. Intended to encourage people to have a go at arts and...

Fable & Base- Local Collection

LOCAL- SWALE Fable & Base- Local collection is a new project where through exploring local heritage and local landscape the project will allow for innovation, celebrating provenance and serendipity. Local Collection comes to you  to explore an area, inspired by a...

Spinach: Medway and Swale Creative Meet Up

Spinach: Because it’s good for you! Ideas Test has instigated a monthly creative meet-up, along the lines of Lloyd Davis’s original Tuttle club.  It’s something we’ve decided to carry on from the foundation originally laid in the area by Tuttle101, run by coFWD, the...

HIVE Exhibition

Kate Linforth devised the HIVE project using beeswax donated by local beekeepers to offer free creative workshops where participants created beautiful beeswax tiles based on the ancient practice of encaustic art. Intended to encourage people to have a go at arts and...

The Body Electric Course

A new course for artists, community and activists who care about Swale & Medway! Creative campaigner and Higham resident Jane Trowell, has won funding from Ideas Test, the creative people and places programme for Swale and Medway to set up a new course. It’s...

Late Developers Project: Alms Houses

Late Developers Project: Alms Houses Tea, Chat, & Stories for Sharing The Late Developers Project are a group of older people (60+), who are meeting weekly, sharing their stories through their old photos, and recording them so they can share them with others. At...

Spinach: Medway & Swale Creative Meet Up

Spinach: Because it’s good for you! Ideas Test has instigated a monthly creative meet-up, along the lines of Lloyd Davis’s original Tuttle club.  It’s something we’ve decided to carry on from the foundation originally laid in the area by Tuttle101, run by coFWD, the...