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A summer of family fun in Medway as part of Medway Culture Fest 24!

This weekend Chatham Carnival and bOing! kick off a packed summer of family fun and cultural activities for children in...

A large room full of seated people with their backs to the camera. A Powerpoint in front of them reads 'How do we make creativity central to improving the lives of everyone in Medway?'.

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Creative Medway 2023/2024 priorities update!

Every year Creative Medway hosts a get together for everyone interested in creativity and culture in Medway.  The agenda is...

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Major new creative health programme announced for Medway

Creative Medway is pleased to be part of a consortium of local creative, health and public sector organisations awarded £406,000.00...

A Black dancer wearing tan trousers and a quite sleeveless shirt squats on a bollard in front of a three masted sailing ship.

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Your opportunity to take part in Medway Culture Fest 24

If you’ve spotted us in the news over the last few weeks, you’ll know that Creative Medway is inviting locals...

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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...

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Meet the new Creative Medway Compact board

Following elections over the Summer, Creative Medway’s new electees have joined the Creative Medway board alongside our ongoing Sector Reps...

Electric Medway 2022

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Acts of Radical Imagination 4: Electric Medway 

Ahead of next month’s Electric Medway Festival we sat down with Creative Director Kevin Grist to understand how Electric Medway...

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Kent and Medway Creative Sector Environmental Sustainability Day – Reflections and Next Steps

Earlier this year Creative Medway partnered with Creative Kent to invite creative practitioners and organisations across the county to a...

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Acts of Radical Imagination 3: AΦE & A+E Lab

‘As trailblazers in our sector, we want to rethink live performances…our mission is to create high-quality productions and experiences that...

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Medway Culture Fest 24 – An invitation to the creative sector in Medway.

Creative Medway is delighted to be a lead partner for Medway Culture Fest 24, Medway’s year-long programme of cultural events...

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Acts of Radical Imagination 2: Medway Fashion Week

Creative Medway was delighted to support and endorse the third iteration of Medway Fashion Week which culminated on Saturday 1st...

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Acts of Radical Imagination 1: Lucid Creates

‘BY TURNING GREY DULL BUILDINGS INTO BRIGHT, COLOURFUL BEACONS OF HOPE – WE WANT PEOPLE TO SEE THE IMPORTANCE OF...

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New Medway School of Arts launched by MidKent College

Here at Creative Medway, we were delighted to be able to join our colleagues at MidKent College, Gillingham campus on...

he Lighthouse Cat's Christmas Adventure

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Collaboration… it’s not just for Christmas!

As most of us try to carve out some rest time by getting as close as we can to the...

Sankofa Awards 2022 solo singer

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Celebrating the Sankofa Awards 2022 with Medway African and Caribbean Association 

Diverse, inclusive, collaborative and engaged, we celebrate the strength of our communities and the creativity of all our residents.  Our...

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Welcome to our new website!

We are really excited to reach this milestone in the process of growing and shaping Creative Medway. We are launching...

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