21-30 August 2021
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Events 2020

Launch Event
20/08/2020

Launch Event – RE-WATCH

Re-watch the virtual launch of Electric Medway

  • Venue: Online
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Minimus
28/08/2020

In Arcadia by Live at Fort Clarence part of Minimus

Short pieces of improvised music, sound experiments and acoustic oddities

  • Venue: Online
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Build a Creative Connections App with futureCoders
28/08/2020

Build a Creative Connections App with futureCoders – SOLD OUT

Become a Learning Developer and build an app in 5 workshops

  • Venue: Online
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Connecting to The Healing Voice with Debbie Sowter
28/08/2020

Connecting to The Healing Voice with Debbie Sowter – SOLD OUT

A therapeutic approach using music, voice, free-flow writing, sound and gentle movement to help your health and wellbeing

  • Venue: Online
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Above and Below the Water Line by Jehane Markham
28/08/2020

Above and Below the Water Line by Jehane Markham

An audio poem inspired by the maritime history of East London

  • Venue: Online
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Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind by MESS ROOM
28/08/2020

Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind by MESS ROOM

Engaging video stories from Medway’s blind and visually impaired community

  • Venue: Online
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Postcards from Medway by Alison Neighbour
28/08/2020

Postcards from Medway by Alison Neighbour

Use your phone to respond to our postcards placed around Medway

  • Venue: 20 Outdoor Locations
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Medway African and Caribbean Association
28/08/2020

Unheard Voices pt 1 by Medway African and Caribbean Association

Listen to untold stories from Medway’s community

  • Venue: Online
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Your Face, Your Self by Hannah Whittaker
28/08/2020

Your Face, Your Self by Hannah Whittaker

Listen at home, explore your relationship with your reflection

  • Venue: Online
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Minimus
29/08/2020

Strood Stride by Swilly part of Minimus

Short pieces of improvised music, sound experiments and acoustic oddities

  • Venue: Online
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Electric HeART
29/08/2020

Electric heART programme at Pentagon Shopping Centre

Check out our exhibition pop up space during the festival

  • Time: 9:00 am
  • Venue: Online
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Live Discussion #1 - Always online?
29/08/2020

Live Discussion #1 – Always Online? – RE-WATCH

How do we reach Medway residents who aren’t connected?

  • Venue: Online
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For Jenny with Love
29/08/2020

For Jenny With Love by LGBTQ+ Creatives – SOLD OUT

A live theatre show based on a true story of prejudice

  • Venue: Online
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Take Me Back To The Sun
29/08/2020

Take Me Back To The Sun by David Jenkin and Janet Moore

A upbeat installation merging dance music with projected computer visualisations

  • Venue: Online and Electric HeART, Pentagon Shopping Centre, Chatham, ME4 4HY
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The Struggles and Laments of the Common Lightbulb by Emily Berry
29/08/2020

The Struggles and Laments of the Common Lightbulb by Emily Berry

A video short, from the perspective of a lightbulb

  • Venue: Online
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Paper Chains Tree
29/08/2020

The Paper Chains Tree by LGBTQ+ Creatives

A paper chain tree with QR code content and an inspiring message

  • Venue: Electric HeART, Pentagon Shopping Centre, Chatham, ME4 4HY
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Medways Greatest Heroes
29/08/2020

Medway’s Greatest Heroes by Restart and Nucleus Arts

Vote online for Medway’s Greatest Hero

  • Venue: Online
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Minimus
30/08/2020

grain sh0relin3 by whthppnsfpshthtbttn? part of Minimus

Short pieces of improvised music, sound experiments and acoustic oddities

  • Venue: Online
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Postcards from Medway by Alison Neighbour
30/08/2020

Postcards from Medway by Alison Neighbour

Use your phone to respond to our postcards placed around Medway

  • Venue: 20 Outdoor Locations
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Peninsula Birdseye by Raising Youth
30/08/2020

Peninsula Birdseye by Raising Youth

A film exploring stories of living on the Hoo Peninsula

  • Venue: Online
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Weed Walking: Haunts of the Wild Flowers 2020 by Wordsmithery
30/08/2020

Weed Walking: Haunts of the Wild Flowers 2020 by Wordsmithery

A literary exploration of Luton’s wild flowers

  • Venue: Online
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Listening Between: Here and There
30/08/2020

Listening Between: Here and There by Jane Pitt

Try out a geolocation sound walk in Chatham

  • Venue: Chatham Town Centre
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Medway African and Caribbean Association
30/08/2020

Unheard Voices pt 2 by Medway African and Caribbean Association

Listen to untold stories from Medway’s community

  • Venue: Online
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Biodynamique by Rowan Illingworth
30/08/2020

Biodynamique by Rowan Illingworth

A guitar and synth-based music video created during lockdown

  • Venue: Online
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The Improv Story Slam by Dizzy O'Dare
30/08/2020

The Improv Story Slam Gillingham by Dizzy O’Dare – SOLD OUT

Online family show where you decide where the story goes

  • Time: 11:00 am
  • Venue: Online
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Minimus
31/08/2020

Bees, Purr, Hum by Jane Pitt part of Minimus

Short pieces of improvised music, sound experiments and acoustic oddities

  • Venue: Online
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Tea and Flowers, 1849 by Kate Mechedou, Mrs Bakers Medway Theatre Company
31/08/2020

Tea and Flowers, 1849 by Kate Mechedou, Mrs Bakers Medway Theatre Company

Get to know ‘The quiet Chatham revolutionary’

  • Venue: Online
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Warm Welcome by Jake Cowx
31/08/2020

Warm Welcome by Jake Cowx

Digital artwork capturing cats at home during lockdown

  • Venue: Online
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an outside space by Sophie Stone
31/08/2020

an outside space by Sophie Stone

An audiovisual work documenting the artist’s daily walk in lockdown

  • Venue: Online
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31/08/2020

Breathe In… Breathe Out by Jane Pitt

Come and experience a multiple megaphone installation

  • Venue: Electric HeART, Pentagon Shopping Centre, Chatham, ME4 4HY
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Medway Youth Service
01/09/2020

Minecraft Club by Medway Youth Service

Play, build and create on Minecraft

  • Time: 3:00 pm
  • Venue: Online
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Minimus
01/09/2020

hARBORfLOWS by A<-OR C part of Minimus

Short pieces of improvised music, sound experiments and acoustic oddities

  • Venue: Online
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Postcards from Medway by Alison Neighbour
01/09/2020

Postcards from Medway by Alison Neighbour

Use your phone to respond to our postcards placed around Medway

  • Venue: 20 Outdoor Locations
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Coding Art with Python Turtle with Dee Thrussell
01/09/2020

Coding Art with Python Turtle with Dee Thrussell – SOLD OUT

Learn how to code art and graphics in 3 workshops

  • Time: 10:30 am
  • Venue: Online
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Livi Wilmore presents...
01/09/2020

Livi Wilmore presents…

A showcase of experimental pixel art and 3D works

  • Venue: Online
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Connecting to The Healing Voice with Debbie Sowter
01/09/2020

Connecting to The Healing Voice with Debbie Sowter – SOLD OUT

A therapeutic approach using music, voice, free-flow writing, sound and gentle movement to help your health and wellbeing

  • Time: 3:00 pm
  • Venue: Online
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Fly Me to The Moon by members of the Medway Youth Orchestra
01/09/2020

Fly Me to The Moon by members of the Medway Youth Orchestra

Medway Youth Orchestra’s magical performance of Fly Me to The Moon

  • Venue: Online
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Plants That Play by Robert Jarvis
01/09/2020

Plants That Play by Robert Jarvis – RE-WATCH

Visit this experimental listening station which turns plant power into music

  • Venue: Nucleus Arts Centre, 272 High St, Chatham ME4 4BP and Facebook Live
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Sunken Silence by Dizzy O'Dare
01/09/2020

Sunken Silence by Dizzy O’Dare

Try out a geolocation sound walk in Hoo Peninsula

  • Venue: Online
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Live Discussion #2 - DIY Medway
01/09/2020

Live Discussion #2 – DIY Medway – RE-WATCH

What is the role of ‘digital’ in our unique cultural scene?

  • Venue: Online
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Medway Rapture
01/09/2020

Play to Win Tickets for Medway Rapture

Classic video game competition to win tickets for Medway Rapture

  • Time: 11:00 am
  • Venue: Street Food Area, Dockside Outlet Centre, Chatham
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Play
01/09/2020

Interactions by Lydia Reid

Festival artist Lydia Reid shows us how she created the Play ident

  • Venue: Online
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Medway African and Caribbean Association
01/09/2020

Unheard Voices pt 3 by Medway African and Caribbean Association

Listen to untold stories from Medway’s community

  • Venue: Online
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Cohesion Plus
02/09/2020

Bhangra Lockdown by Cohesion Plus

A awesome Bhangra routine performed during lockdown

  • Venue: Online
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Medway Youth Service
02/09/2020

Media and Filmmaking by Medway Youth Service

An introduction to filmmaking

  • Time: 3:00 pm
  • Venue: Online
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Minimus
02/09/2020

Standish & von Bergdorff @ Slough Fort part of Minimus

Short pieces of improvised music, sound experiments and acoustic oddities

  • Venue: Online
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Eight Days A Week Cover by Abigail Clarke and Catherine Joslin - The Lockdown Project
02/09/2020

Eight Days A Week Cover by Abigail Clarke and Catherine Joslin – The Lockdown Project

The Beatles classic recreated during lockdown

  • Venue: Online
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Dis-Quiet
02/09/2020

Music and Wellbeing Workshop by Dis-Quiet – SOLD OUT

Young people music workshop exploring techniques to support wellbeing

  • Venue: Online
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MEDWAY: A Game of Cones by Nick Ashton
02/09/2020

MEDWAY: A Game of Cones by Nick Ashton

Play this immersive ‘choose your own adventure’-style game set in Medway

  • Venue: Online
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Portal by Cybersaur Arts
02/09/2020

Portal by Cybersaur Arts

Use trigger sensors to bring a shop front installation to life

  • Venue: Electric HeART, Pentagon Shopping Centre, Chatham, ME4 4HY
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Medway Rapture
02/09/2020

Play to Win Tickets for Medway Rapture

Classic video game competition to win tickets for Medway Rapture

  • Time: 11:00 am
  • Venue: Street Food Area, Dockside Outlet Centre, Chatham
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TRS Tots, What's in The Box? with The Right Step
02/09/2020

TRS Tots, What’s in The Box? with The Right Step – SOLD OUT

Virtual dance, storytelling, rhyme and play for 0-5 year olds

  • Venue: Online
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Minimus
03/09/2020

Graveyard Shimmering by Nigel Adams part of Minimus

Short pieces of improvised music, sound experiments and acoustic oddities

  • Venue: Online
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Peninsula Birdseye by Raising Youth
03/09/2020

Peninsula Memoirs by Raising Youth

A new song written about the history of Hoo Peninsula

  • Venue: Online
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Postcards from Medway by Alison Neighbour
03/09/2020

Postcards from Medway by Alison Neighbour

Use your phone to respond to our postcards placed around Medway

  • Venue: 20 Outdoor Locations
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Making a VR Experience with SparkedEcho
03/09/2020

Making a VR Experience with SparkedEcho – SOLD OUT

Learn the basics of building a VR experience on the SeekBeak platform

  • Time: 7:00 pm
  • Venue: Online
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Persephone's Dream - 3D fragments by Fat Lady Opera
03/09/2020

Persephone’s Dream – 3D fragments by Fat Lady Opera

Listen to a 3D sound piece offering fragments of a new opera

  • Venue: Online
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Live Discussion #3 - Creative cliques
03/09/2020

Live Discussion #3 – Creative Power – SOLD OUT

How do we ensure greater diversity in who holds creative power and cultural visibility in Medway?

  • Time: 11:00 am
  • Venue: Online
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Medway African and Caribbean Association
03/09/2020

Unheard Voices pt 4 by Medway African and Caribbean Association

Listen to untold stories from Medway’s community

  • Venue: Online
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Between Two Parallels by Chloe Collins
03/09/2020

Between Two Parallels by Chloe Collins

A online exhibition of oil paintings exploring disassociation

  • Venue: Online
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04/09/2020

Medway Music Association’s Composition Challenge winner – Jake Sigston

Hear winner Jake play his composition created during lockdown

  • Venue: Online
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Minimus
04/09/2020

The Healing Dark by Tracy Affleck part of Minimus

Short pieces of improvised music, sound experiments and acoustic oddities

  • Venue: Online
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Nothing Can Separate Them: Twinprov’s Virtual Improv Show!
04/09/2020

Nothing Can Separate Them: Twinprov’s Virtual Improv Show!

Watch comedy improv and virtual director technology in action!

  • Venue: Online
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Sky Above The Scene by Hannah Whittaker
04/09/2020

Sky Above The Scene by Hannah Whittaker

Come and see this large scale video installation

  • Time: 3:00 pm
  • Venue: Grand Magazine, Fort Amherst, Dock Road, Chatham ME4 4UB + Facebook Live
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A Medway Futuricity by John Vincent
04/09/2020

A Medway Futuricity by John Vincent

Watch this surreal short film, set in a future Rochester

  • Venue: Online and Electric HeART, Pentagon Shopping Centre, Chatham, ME4 4HY
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Active Armchairs with The Right Step
04/09/2020

Active Armchairs with The Right Step – SOLD OUT

Seated dance classes delivered virtually online

  • Time: 2:00 pm
  • Venue: Online
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Minimus
05/09/2020

Towns by Brutalist Architecture In the Sun part of Minimus

Short pieces of improvised music, sound experiments and acoustic oddities

  • Venue: Online
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Ja da
05/09/2020

Happy Day and Ja Da by Medway Music Association Summer Music Course Choir

100 young Medway voices having a singalong!

  • Venue: Online
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Creative Arts Exhibition by North Kent College
05/09/2020

Creative Arts Exhibition by North Kent College

A showcase of North Kent College Creative Digital Design students

  • Venue: Online
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Postcards from Medway by Alison Neighbour
05/09/2020

Postcards from Medway by Alison Neighbour

Use your phone to respond to our postcards placed around Medway

  • Venue: 20 Outdoor Locations
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Bingoing Crazy by Loosely Woven Theatre
05/09/2020

Bingoing Crazy by Loosely Woven Theatre

A surreal comedy with super playful bingo themed participation and mind-blowing virtual effects

  • Time: 8:00 pm
  • Venue: Facebook Live
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Lamentations of Innocence
05/09/2020

Lamentations of Innocence by Samuel D. Loveless

An expressive musical piece exploring the loss of innocence

  • Venue: Online
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The Beginning by Rianna Patterson
05/09/2020

The Beginning by Rianna Patterson

A visual documentation of politics and protest during lockdown

  • Venue: Online
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Beacons of Hope by Manisha Dusila
05/09/2020

Beacons of Hope by Manisha Dusila

A series of graphic illustrations exploring ‘hope’

  • Venue: Online
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Medway African and Caribbean Association
05/09/2020

Unheard Voices pt 5 by Medway African and Caribbean Association

Listen to untold stories from Medway’s community and a special song

  • Venue: Online
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The Improv Story Slam by Dizzy O'Dare
05/09/2020

The Improv Story Slam Rochester by Dizzy O’Dare – SOLD OUT

Online family show where you decide where the story goes

  • Time: 3:00 pm
  • Venue: Online
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05/09/2020

Digital Connections Showcase by futureCoders

The Creative Connections app, build during the festival, goes live!

  • Venue: Online
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Loop Dance Company
06/09/2020

ReDiscover by Loop Dance Company

A film rediscovering the dance world during lockdown

  • Venue: Online
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Learning to Live.....again...by Maureen Wolloshin
06/09/2020

Learning to Live…..again…by Maureen Wolloshin

A soothing sonic painting and musical piece recalling the trauma of active military service

  • Venue: Online
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Minimus Mobile Picnic
06/09/2020

Minimus Mobile Picnic

A live streamed socially-distant picnic, featuring improvised sound experiments

  • Time: 2:00 pm
  • Venue: Facebook Live
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Kind Things Happen Here by Becky Vincer
06/09/2020

Kind Things Happen Here by Becky Vincer

A visual artwork amplifying local stories of kindness

  • Venue: Online and Electric HeART, Pentagon Shopping Centre, Chatham, ME4 4HY
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SongTalk
06/09/2020

SongTalk Album by Tania Holland Williams and Gavin Alexander

Listen to a new album co-created by songwriters and participants

  • Venue: Online
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Lovely Day Virtual Ensemble by Kent Music
06/09/2020

Lovely Day Virtual Ensemble by Kent Music

80+ Kent Music students with tutors and staff give a virtual performance of the Bill Withers classic

  • Venue: Online
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