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Medway Council Arts Development Team is based at The
Brook Theatre in Chatham and organises a range of exciting and
inspiring projects, events and activities throughout Medway for
people of all ages.
Our aim is to nurture creative talent and provide inspiring and
innovative arts and cultural experiences to enrich the lives of
Medway's residents and visitors.
Rochester Art Gallery and Craft Case
features a changing annual exhibition programme of high quality
contemporary art and craft that is of regional, national and
international significance. The gallery delivers education and
learning alongside artist-led workshops, talks and off-site
projects. The gallery also provides continuous professional
development for artists and makers.
The Arts Team support the dance sector through accessing and signposting
to continued professional development. To enhance the
provision of high quality dance classes for Medway residents and
working in partnership to develop local, regional and national
dance events for performance, educational and career
The Arts Development Team provides a range of
exciting and creative workshops for young people under
25, including holiday workshops, term time classes and free drop-in
family activities at festivals and events throughout the year.
Performance and Literature
Throughout the year there are
opportunities to enjoy a variety of performances organised by and in
partnership with Medway Council Arts Team.
In partnership with Medway Council
Library Service, the Arts Team organises the annual Wigmore Lecture series.
Set up in 1947 by local librarian Norman Tomlinson, the lectures
offer local people an opportunity to enjoy a varied, stimulating
and accessible range of talks at affordable price.
For more information about
alternative arts events and networks in Medway visit
the Creative Medway page.
If you would like to get in
contact with the Arts Team phone 01634 338319 or