The Kent Arts Conference (KArtsCon) is an annual conference that brings together people who are interested in the arts to share their ideas, knowledge, and experience around a theme. It provides a great opportunity for artists and arts professionals to network, learn, and create new initiatives. The theme for 2022 is “Art: Unexpected”. KArtsCon2022 is a not-for-profit event run by the Warnborough Foundation, in association with the Halpern Charitable Foundation in Rochester.
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SparkedEcho is the company behind Electric Medway festival.
Our vision is to bring technology and the arts together to make Medway an innovative and exciting place to live, work, learn and visit.
Kensei Taiko is an ensemble of performers who play Japanese Drums, the company is also an educational organisation. There are a series of classes, workshops and other opportunities providing a unique, vibrant and an unforgettable experience.
Kent Creative is an independent cultural organisation that promotes excellence in arts and culture across Kent. We organise arts events and encourage individuals and organisations connect with each other. We are particularly interested in developing relationship with the wider business community.
Founded in 2013 we are made up by staff and friends of the University of Kent from all walks of life with varying levels of experience in theatre.
Anyone can join and get involved, not just on stage but also backstage. We hold regular socials and lunches and have loads of fun doing what we love.
Wordsmithery is an independent literary arts organisation and publisher run by Sam Hall and Barry Fentiman Hall. Sam and Barry have both been writing since childhood; Wordsmithery was founded with the aim of encouraging more people to get into writing and reading, and to work on interesting literary projects with individuals and community groups.
Grierson Galleries offers a lovely contemporary space in an historic building in The Old Brewery in Cranbrook. We have a flexible, fun and extremely professional attitude to how we do things. We encourage local artists to exhibit as well as those from further afield. We have Open Days to which the public are specifically invited and we also offer other venues such as the huge windows of Kingsfords Solicitors on the High Street in Cranbrook for artists to exhibit their works. We organise and curate our hugely popular Benenden Art Show which is now in its fifth year. We love what we do and we encourage artists of all genres to get in touch
We are happy to set up appointments for clients. Just call us!
CRATE is an artist-led organisation based in East Kent supporting contemporary visual artists’ research and practice. CRATE promotes critical debate and the exchange of ideas without prescribed outcomes.
Award-winning public art specialists, commissioning professional artists to create bold and ambitious artworks for the public realm. Partnering with housing developers, architects, design teams, social housing providers and local authorities. Discover how public art can add value and impact to your development or community.
Applause works with performers and local people to bring culture and communities together. Halls, pubs, village greens and libraries all at the heart of communities are filled with exciting and inspiring drama, music, dance, storytelling and laughter for everyone to enjoy.
Applause helps companies and artists to tour, develop work and perform for local audiences in relaxed, shared spaces. Communities throughout Kent and Sussex take part in the Applause programme – enlivening their neighbourhoods with extraordinary live performance.
Tonbridge Art Fair is an annual event with a focus on expanding the reach of art and promoting the work of talented local artists.
Annual Fair - Dates and times may vary