We want to make creativity part of every young person's life and nurture home-grown talent! Why not promote your activity as part of the Festival 2024 programme?
To find out more about Festival 2024 and promote your activity by registering, head to our website www.creativemedway.co.uk - link in bio!
Looking to develop new relationships with philanthropists? #ArtsForImpact are doubling donations to charitable arts organisations for one week in March. Deadline to register 15 DECEMBER.
For full info and to sign up: https://biggive.org/artsforimpact/
#CreativeMedway #Philanthropists Big Give
Supporting Creative Careers in Medway – call out!
The Creative Medway Cultural Strategy is all about supporting new opportunities for everyone to get more involved in creativity in Medway, especially children and young people.
If you'd like to find out more, head over to the website and take a read of our new blog - link in bio!
And get in touch!
#CreativeMedway #CreativeMedwayBlog #SupportCreativeCareers #Medway
📣 A chance to feedback!
Huge THANK YOU to everyone who has ever attended one of our Creative Medway Meet-ups! Your creativity and enthusiasm has truly made these gatherings worthwhile. 🙌
As we continue to evolve and grow, we want to hear from you! Your feedback is invaluable in shaping the future of our meet-ups. We've made it super easy for you to share your thoughts - just click on the Google Poll link, in bio, and let us know what you'd like to see more of.
Feel free to drop your additional thoughts in the comments below.
We can't wait to read the results!
#CreativeMedway #CreativeMedwayMeetUps #Feedback
Sharing on behalf of our friends @Ideas Test
📣 Calling people of Medway who have an interest in arts and homelessness.
Arts & Homelessness International (AHI) and Ideas Test invite you to a new forum for the arts and homelessness sector. AHI runs a number of these regional and international forums in the sector to connect people interested in arts and homelessness. The meetings are informal and a chance to share news and ideas.
Please come along. People with lived experience of homelessness are particularly welcome.
You can join us in person at Gillingham Street Angels (GSA) Rochester Cafe (located at Bellerophon House, Doust Way, Rochester ME1 1FG or online by scanning the QR code.
Please share this invitation with people personally interested in, or providing services that have an interest in, arts and homelessness.
Let's get connected!
#IdeasTest #ArtsAndHomelessness #Community #CreativeMedway
Calling creative businesses in the South East!
Are you a registered creative company in Kent, Essex, or Sussex considering commercial investment? The @createsoutheast1 programme is free to businesses, and offers a 9 month programme of support, mentorship and networking opportunities to help you get your business investment ready. We are here to champion investment in the creative sector and support businesses in their growth and we want to hear from you: applications for cohort 3 are open until December 7th.
Did you know, the Creative Medway website contains an event calendar aimed at promoting all of the upcoming creative and cultural events taking place in our community?
If you're organising an event, or know of one taking place that doesn't feature on our calendar, please get in touch using the contact form on our website so we can add it!
Links in bio!
Credit: @electricmedway @bakersmedwaytc @jatinkalikasarmour @austin_perspectives
Image description: A parade through #Chatham High Street, featuring heavily sequinned sea creative costumes and men playing Indian drums.
📣 We need your help!!
Do you have a few hours a month and skills, experience or a special interest in any of the priorities below?
👉 Improving messaging and media coverage for creative activities
👉 Access and inclusion – less talk more doing!
👉 Promoting useful sector and cross-sector join ups
👉 Increasing environmental sustainability across the sector
We need four task and finish groups to plan and carry out activities around each priority between October 2023 and June 2024.
The groups will report back to the Creative Medway community.
Could you help? Please consider putting yourself, or someone you know, forward!
Sign up using the link in bio!
Image description: People sat around a table at Congress taking part in a group discussion.
📸 Photo Credit: @niarosebranding
Arts Council Project Grants funding 1 -1 session
📆 Thursday 2nd November 2023
⏰ 10am - 12.30pm
📍Invicta Club, Luton Arches 207 Luton Road, Chatham me4 5BVW
Are you wanting to run arts and cultural activity locally? Have a great idea for an arts project locally? Or want to see how arts and culture can be part of your community offers in Medway and the surrounding areas? @aceagrams offer funding up to £30,000 and £30,000 - £100,000.
Sign up for the opportunity for a 1- 1 National Lottery Project Grants funding conversation with Dulcie Alexander, Arts Council England Engagement & Audiences Relationship Manager, and Medway Priority Place support.
To book a time slot please email, firstname.lastname@example.org
#CreativeMedway #ArtsCouncilEnglandFunding #FundingApplication #ProjectGrants
Image Description: Children singing, dancing and playing inflatable guitars.