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Launch Event
Connection

Launch Event – RE-WATCH

Re-watch the virtual launch of Electric Medway

  • Date: 20/08/2020
  • Venue: Online
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Minimus
Connection

In Arcadia by Live at Fort Clarence part of Minimus

Short pieces of improvised music, sound experiments and acoustic oddities

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

Build a Creative Connections App with futureCoders – SOLD OUT

Become a Learning Developer and build an app in 5 workshops

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

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

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

Above and Below the Water Line by Jehane Markham

An audio poem inspired by the maritime history of East London

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

Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind by MESS ROOM

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

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

Postcards from Medway by Alison Neighbour

Use your phone to respond to our postcards placed around Medway

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

Unheard Voices pt 1 by Medway African and Caribbean Association

Listen to untold stories from Medway’s community

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

Your Face, Your Self by Hannah Whittaker

Listen at home, explore your relationship with your reflection

  • Date: 28/08/2020
  • Venue: Online
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Minimus
Connection

Strood Stride by Swilly part of Minimus

Short pieces of improvised music, sound experiments and acoustic oddities

  • Date: 29/08/2020
  • Venue: Online
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Electric HeART
Connection

Electric heART programme at Pentagon Shopping Centre

Check out our exhibition pop up space during the festival

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

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

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

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

For Jenny With Love by LGBTQ+ Creatives – SOLD OUT

A live theatre show based on a true story of prejudice

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

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

A upbeat installation merging dance music with projected computer visualisations

  • Date: 29/08/2020
  • 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
Connection

The Struggles and Laments of the Common Lightbulb by Emily Berry

A video short, from the perspective of a lightbulb

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

The Paper Chains Tree by LGBTQ+ Creatives

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

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

Medway’s Greatest Heroes by Restart and Nucleus Arts

Vote online for Medway’s Greatest Hero

  • Date: 29/08/2020
  • Venue: Online
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Minimus
Nature

grain sh0relin3 by whthppnsfpshthtbttn? part of Minimus

Short pieces of improvised music, sound experiments and acoustic oddities

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

Postcards from Medway by Alison Neighbour

Use your phone to respond to our postcards placed around Medway

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

Peninsula Birdseye by Raising Youth

A film exploring stories of living on the Hoo Peninsula

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

Weed Walking: Haunts of the Wild Flowers 2020 by Wordsmithery

A literary exploration of Luton’s wild flowers

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

Listening Between: Here and There by Jane Pitt

Try out a geolocation sound walk in Chatham

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

Unheard Voices pt 2 by Medway African and Caribbean Association

Listen to untold stories from Medway’s community

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

Biodynamique by Rowan Illingworth

A guitar and synth-based music video created during lockdown

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

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

Online family show where you decide where the story goes

  • Date: 30/08/2020
  • Time: 11:00 am
  • Venue: Online
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Minimus
Nature

Bees, Purr, Hum by Jane Pitt part of Minimus

Short pieces of improvised music, sound experiments and acoustic oddities

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

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

Get to know ‘The quiet Chatham revolutionary’

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

Warm Welcome by Jake Cowx

Digital artwork capturing cats at home during lockdown

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

an outside space by Sophie Stone

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

  • Date: 31/08/2020
  • Venue: Online
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Breathe In... Breathe Out by Jane Pitt
Nature

Breathe In… Breathe Out by Jane Pitt

Come and experience a multiple megaphone installation

  • Date: 31/08/2020
  • Venue: Electric HeART, Pentagon Shopping Centre, Chatham, ME4 4HY
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Medway Youth Service
Play

Minecraft Club by Medway Youth Service

Play, build and create on Minecraft

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

hARBORfLOWS by A<-OR C part of Minimus

Short pieces of improvised music, sound experiments and acoustic oddities

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

Postcards from Medway by Alison Neighbour

Use your phone to respond to our postcards placed around Medway

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

Coding Art with Python Turtle with Dee Thrussell – SOLD OUT

Learn how to code art and graphics in 3 workshops

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

Livi Wilmore presents…

A showcase of experimental pixel art and 3D works

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

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

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

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

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

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

Plants That Play by Robert Jarvis – RE-WATCH

Visit this experimental listening station which turns plant power into music

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

Sunken Silence by Dizzy O’Dare

Try out a geolocation sound walk in Hoo Peninsula

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

Live Discussion #2 – DIY Medway – RE-WATCH

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

  • Date: 01/09/2020
  • Venue: Online
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Medway Rapture
Play

Play to Win Tickets for Medway Rapture

Classic video game competition to win tickets for Medway Rapture

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

Interactions by Lydia Reid

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

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

Unheard Voices pt 3 by Medway African and Caribbean Association

Listen to untold stories from Medway’s community

  • Date: 01/09/2020
  • Venue: Online
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Cohesion Plus
Play

Bhangra Lockdown by Cohesion Plus

A awesome Bhangra routine performed during lockdown

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

Media and Filmmaking by Medway Youth Service

An introduction to filmmaking

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

Standish & von Bergdorff @ Slough Fort part of Minimus

Short pieces of improvised music, sound experiments and acoustic oddities

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

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

The Beatles classic recreated during lockdown

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

Music and Wellbeing Workshop by Dis-Quiet – SOLD OUT

Young people music workshop exploring techniques to support wellbeing

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

MEDWAY: A Game of Cones by Nick Ashton

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

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

Portal by Cybersaur Arts

Use trigger sensors to bring a shop front installation to life

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

Play to Win Tickets for Medway Rapture

Classic video game competition to win tickets for Medway Rapture

  • Date: 02/09/2020
  • 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
Play

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

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

  • Date: 02/09/2020
  • Venue: Online
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Minimus
Dreams

Graveyard Shimmering by Nigel Adams part of Minimus

Short pieces of improvised music, sound experiments and acoustic oddities

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

Peninsula Memoirs by Raising Youth

A new song written about the history of Hoo Peninsula

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

Postcards from Medway by Alison Neighbour

Use your phone to respond to our postcards placed around Medway

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

Making a VR Experience with SparkedEcho – SOLD OUT

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

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

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

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

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

Live Discussion #3 – Creative Power – SOLD OUT

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

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

Unheard Voices pt 4 by Medway African and Caribbean Association

Listen to untold stories from Medway’s community

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

Between Two Parallels by Chloe Collins

A online exhibition of oil paintings exploring disassociation

  • Date: 03/09/2020
  • Venue: Online
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Dreams

Medway Music Association’s Composition Challenge winner – Jake Sigston

Hear winner Jake play his composition created during lockdown

  • Date: 04/09/2020
  • Venue: Online
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Minimus
Dreams

The Healing Dark by Tracy Affleck part of Minimus

Short pieces of improvised music, sound experiments and acoustic oddities

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

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

Watch comedy improv and virtual director technology in action!

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

Sky Above The Scene by Hannah Whittaker

Come and see this large scale video installation

  • Date: 04/09/2020
  • 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
Dreams

A Medway Futuricity by John Vincent

Watch this surreal short film, set in a future Rochester

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

Active Armchairs with The Right Step – SOLD OUT

Seated dance classes delivered virtually online

  • Date: 04/09/2020
  • Time: 2:00 pm
  • Venue: Online
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Minimus
Hope

Towns by Brutalist Architecture In the Sun part of Minimus

Short pieces of improvised music, sound experiments and acoustic oddities

  • Date: 05/09/2020
  • Venue: Online
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Ja da
Hope

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

100 young Medway voices having a singalong!

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

Creative Arts Exhibition by North Kent College

A showcase of North Kent College Creative Digital Design students

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

Postcards from Medway by Alison Neighbour

Use your phone to respond to our postcards placed around Medway

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

Bingoing Crazy by Loosely Woven Theatre

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

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

Lamentations of Innocence by Samuel D. Loveless

An expressive musical piece exploring the loss of innocence

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

The Beginning by Rianna Patterson

A visual documentation of politics and protest during lockdown

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

Beacons of Hope by Manisha Dusila

A series of graphic illustrations exploring ‘hope’

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

Unheard Voices pt 5 by Medway African and Caribbean Association

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

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

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

Online family show where you decide where the story goes

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

Digital Connections Showcase by futureCoders

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

  • Date: 05/09/2020
  • Venue: Online
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Loop Dance Company
Hope

ReDiscover by Loop Dance Company

A film rediscovering the dance world during lockdown

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

Learning to Live…..again…by Maureen Wolloshin

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

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

Minimus Mobile Picnic

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

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

Kind Things Happen Here by Becky Vincer

A visual artwork amplifying local stories of kindness

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

SongTalk Album by Tania Holland Williams and Gavin Alexander

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

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

Lovely Day Virtual Ensemble by Kent Music

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

  • Date: 06/09/2020
  • Venue: Online
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