We have a vast array of creative industry businesses within the Estuary. From designers and architects to film studios and software developers. And their all-important supply chains as well. Use our business directory below to look through who’s contributing to making Creative Estuary one of the most exciting creative hubs in the world.
Matt Selfe is a custom knifemaker who specialises in kitchen knives for both the professional chef or home cook, and also UK legal everyday carry pocket knives. The knives are made from high-quality materials and are built to be used and to last many lifetimes.
Creative Motion is a video production company based in Maidstone, Kent and is at the forefront of video content production, drone filming, digital marketing, interactive design, live event filming, audio visual equipment hire and event services.
Since the inception of DancingStrong in 2009, our work has been multigenerational and inclusive (with a commitment to sharing artistic process as well as high quality performance). We create small, interactive, performance and installation events.
Bespoke Photography, telling your business story for your website, socials and emails. I can help you stand out and create a library of images to use! They can be ‘fly on the wall’ or ‘interactive’ shots, all carefully planned! Business portraits too! Teaching is my other skill!
As your design partner, we help people fall in love with your brand. From your company logo to your adverts, your brochures to your social media graphics, and your product packaging to your exhibition materials, we keep you looking your best – professional, unique and consistent.
FLUD. is a creative boutique video company in Essex, UK, built from a desire to produce quality, engaging and creative content for clients across the UK and around the world.
Routestock is a CIC explores routes to uncover the roots of our fellow human in the streets we inhabit and beyond. We’re dedicated to putting on arts and music events to bring communities together, our home is within The Hot Tin arts centre.
The former Synagogue will host an exciting programme of innovative local, national and international music, theatre and dance, exhibitions, film screenings, talks and workshops.
We help to create, strengthen and grow organisations through on and offline marketing – a strategic and aesthetic approach that brings brands to life across print and digital media.
Commercial photography helping make people look awesome and products to standout. High quality, print ready images to use in all your marketing. Hero banners for websites, pack shots for ecom and head shots for editorial and social media.
mso is a web agency that is a specialist in designing, building, and supporting websites and online applications on WordPress. With our team of designers and developers, we craft bespoke website experiences that are moulded to our client’s personality and brand.
An exciting marketing agency that specialises in digital marketing, creating websites and building brands online. In fact, we’re the digital marketing agency for some of the most discerning clients in the UK and globally too
A small collective of artists creating one off bespoke commercial and domestic wall murals, graphic design and commissioned artwork.
I am a watercolour artist painting mainly British wildlife. My images are then placed onto cushions, cards, wrapping paper and more. I also accept commissions. All my products are manufactured in the UK using only natural materials. I strive to be completely plastic free.
The Creative Collective is an online networking group for people working in creative roles. Our meetings are fun and welcoming (so we’ve been told!) and we believe in collaboration and not competition.
Ryde Digital are an award winning web design agency and consultancy specialising in ExpressionEngine CMS development.
Big Wave PR is an award-winning, creative and energetic agency that likes to help big brands and SMEs reach their goals. Specialist services: PR, media relations, photography, event management and copywriting.
Studio SkyHigh offers aerial photography and videography services through the use of high tech drones. I create cinematic videos and eye-catching photography, providing you with the opportunity to use them as promotional materials across your business or socials media accounts.
As a Graphic Designer I have worked on a diverse range of products and industries, working in teams for national projects and intimately with local small businesses. I pride myself on my versatility in any style or context and adapt to what the client visualises.
We are a strategically-focused brand design agency, creating and nurturing brands at whatever stage they are at in their growth. Through creative excellence, we elevate your brand.
Creative Motion is a video production company based in Maidstone, Kent and is at the forefront of video content production, drone filming, digital marketing, interactive design, live event filming, audio visual equipment hire and event services.
Chartered architect for public-spirited projects. Tailored services including stakeholder engagement, concept and technical design, and health & safety compliance.
Moving Memory Dance Theatre is an innovative, collaborative, inclusive, contemporary, physical performance company which has been presenting work in town centres, public spaces, festivals, theatres and many other spaces for over 10 years.
Illustration company. Digital and traditional work. Portraiture, caricature, cartooning, advertising and publishing.
Copia is a digital agency that helps its clients communicate effectively through creative branding and industry-leading websites and web applications.
MGX Are a denim customisation service, dedicated to realising the ideas & designs of customers. We are not just a brand. We provide customers with a choice.. Or 50!
MGX fashion contemporary designs and encourage personal requests from creative customers!
Our business is a product, furniture and millinery company. The company began as a millinery business and has sold hats to wedding and racing events around the world. We have received eight awards for our product. Product/ furniture was recently added to our collection.
We are an HR consultancy supporting small to medium sized businesses with all matter to do with HR support such as recruitment, contracts of employment, employee relations, changes to employment, performance management and such.
I specialise in business, brand and food photography. I empower business owners with stunning branding photography to give them an influential online presence. I help restaurants and artisan producers to visually showcase their food to give a ‘hungry’ online brand.
Fire and Iron productions is a narrative film company offering services in pre, principal and post production. With an in house team and facilities, whatever your media needs, Fire and Iron can deliver a Story that Sells.
Helium Fish is a client-focused graphic design company delivering a wide range of creative services. Our aim is to develop the right creative communications at a fraction of large design agencies’ costs, giving our clients a competitive edge.
Southend Choirs is a registered charity that seeks to inspire & educate young people through singing. It includes the Southend Boys’ & Girls’ Choirs – these groups are amongst the leading youth choirs in the country. They regularly perform in the local area, in London & abroad.
Elevator Arts deliver life enhancing, transformative & empowering arts & drama projects with young people in Southend & South Essex. We create community centred projects for young people most in need & with often least access to the arts.
We create bespoke jewellery, watches and silverware. Our workshop is just a stone’s throw from the cathedral in the historic city of Canterbury, our shop has an extensive gallery of bespoke made pieces. You can view our experienced makers at work on-site daily.
We promote creatives!!
Everyone in this town is capable of being successful in the creative industries
The creative industries can make a positive, long lasting impact on the community
Residents would relish work made in their local area if only they knew it existed
Supporting artists and makers with affordable, studio workspace since 1997. As we enter our 25th year we are securing long term assets to protect workspace for 200 years+. Delighted to be working with HHPP, Thurrock Council & CE to deliver a large maker site for Purfleet.
I specialise in top quality headshots for actors & local businesses. You only get one chance to make a first impression – and online your headshot is your ‘calling card’.
My images are used on company websites, Spotlight, Mandy, LinkedIn, Facebook and other social media
Brave Little Tank is a digital design & development agency, built on trusted reputation and collaborative creative services for a wide range of clients. We help businesses punch well above their weight with our relentless pursuit of the most effective way of solving every problem
We specialise in Brand Identity, Place Branding and film. Over the last few years we’ve created some really memorable work. You should have a chat with us to see if we’re a good fit. We know what we’re doing, and apparently we’re “really nice”. 🙂
The Margate School (TMS) is an independent, not-for-profit, postgraduate arts school, based in and for Margate. TMS offers postgraduate courses, events & exhibitions, studios, community outreach alongside venue, darkroom & kiln hire.
Our award winning children’s bookshop is filled with books, stories and oodles of imagination, creativity and wonder for young people from birth to 16. Our space brings together everything we do to inspire children and young people through books and stories on their own terms.
LIME TREE WORK SHOP is a vibrant and exciting coworking space in the heart of Sevenoaks for those looking for more than just a place to work. Offering different work areas for different needs – hot desking, dedicated desks, offices and meeting & events space.
I’m a freelance graphic designer with over 20 years’ experience working on print and magazines, as well as a freelance photographer with an interest in portrait and documentary. In recent times I’ve worked with several arts organisations along the Thames estuary.
Lucid Creates is the result of the creative partnership between Chris Carr & Helen Swan. We are a design & fabrication studio who create spectacular structures, spaces and art pieces across a range of disciplines, with a specialism in integrating visual tech.
Providing storytelling performances and workshops for both young people and adults in education, community settings and events.
Providing communication skills training for both the public and private sector. Providing drama facilitation for all ages.
SparkedEcho is a CIC production company well know for being behind the Electric Medway festival. SparkedEcho creates public events and workshops that bring technology and the arts together to make Medway an innovative and exciting place to live, work, learn and visit.
sixredsquares is a creative design agency based in Southend, offering branding, website design & development and online marketing services. We believe in the power of ideas to elevate brands, empower businesses and inspire people.
Fourth Generation commercial photographer, specialising in fashion, cosplay and movie set photography
We are a production company facilitating the production of all forms of advertising and marketing content including photography, films, advertising, online and virals.
We produce in the UK and abroad working for a wide variety UK and international clients.
I’m a former property photographer turned portrait. I photographed over 1000 empty rooms and came to realise there was no real connection I until I put people in those rooms. So now I help entrepreneurs create powerful, emotive portrait images that connect with their clients.
Be Gallant is a creative design company in Kent. Through stunning branding and logo design, quality websites and exceptional customer support, we help you grow.
A creative team in the heart of Colchester working in Film, TV and The Arts. Specialising in documentary, trailers, promos and social media content. We offer a fully equipped production suite with film editing, colour grading, motion graphics and voice over facilities.
The Halpern Charitable Foundation exists to inspire and transform the lives of the broad and diverse audiences of people and communities in Medway and Kent.
My job as a sound recordist is to make sure my work is invisible. My goal is to make what I do completely unnoticeable and faithfully convey the performance, precisely and with maximum fidelity. From Corporate, film & TV productions I can capture all the dialogue that’s needed.
An existing small supplier of Period Action Vehicles, and Transportation related props for the past 18 years. Born and bred in Kent, we have been Transport Historians since the 1980’s, and have a wealth of insight into this very unique and important area.
Dance at Any Age, For Any Ability
We are a team of dance teachers working across Kent in schools, care homes, day centres, youth centres and for local councils. We provide training for school staff and freelance activity providers and offer the first community dance franchise.
A network of talented, reliable professionals who work across all areas of the TV and FILM industry that are based in Essex.We provide support and opportunities for film makers in Essex and help people to unite within the county.
Creative Quills is a strategic marketing agency in Colchester, Essex. By getting the right people thinking about you, we make your solution their starting point.
CIEDA is about making inclusive change and transformation happen in a creative and inclusive way through both inclusive design and inclusive decision making. We’re about learning, creativity and inclusion.
Designer and Maker of bespoke furniture for the home, office and outdoor environments. Creativity in wood.
ACAVA have run artist studios and pioneering community arts programmes for 50 years. With a portfolio of 20 buildings in London, Essex and Stoke-On-Trent they support a community of over 400 artists. A sector-leader in delivering arts in health and wellbeing settings.
I’m Alex Durham and I’m a freelance videographer based in Canterbury, Kent. I create engaging videos for people and businesses like you! 93% of brands got a new customer because of a video on social media. My clients have seen more engagement with customers after using video.
Big Noise Recording Studios est.1995 offers analogue and digital recording, production, editing & mixing for bands & artists.
Film & sound design, dialogue editing and mixing.
Arranging and composition.
Music tuition and education.
We’re a search marketing agency delivering breakthrough experiences for our clients.
Our core services are PPC, SEO and Social Media and PPC, which we always execute with the aim of growing your revenue and/or leads, as well as build awareness of your brand.
Helping brands to solve problems through creative solutions for stakeholders and beautiful visual storytelling.
Strategy, creative direction and design. Previous clients include Macmillan Cancer Support, eBay, Action on Hearing Loss (RNID), The Marist School & Hobbledown.
A dance school Based in Lordswood, Chatham. Giving students opportunities to perform and dance
PR, Portraits, Sport, Events and News.
Freelance professional photographer working
from and based in Southend on Sea.
Published; Guardian, Time Out, NY Times,
C4 and Echo.
Clients; Southend United, H & M, M & S, HMV
We help aspiring authors take their books from ‘Creation to Publication’, so if you’re writing, or thinking of writing a book, then give us a shout and I’m sure it’ll be a valuable conversation.
We are a firm of Chartered Surveyors, however ‘we do more’ than other standard practices. We also have RICS Registered Valuers, as well as Architects and Structural Engineers. We aim to cover all your property needs. We service the whole Greater London area and the South-East.
PROJEKT EUROPA is an international theatre company making new work for local and global audiences. We are resident company at The Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury, and from this base we originate, develop and produce our work.
Quantity Surveying and Project Management services including dispute resolution, development advice, feasibility
We’re a strategic creative agency that help challenger brands punch above their weight by using the power of emotion together with our unique neuro-behavioural approach.
It’s not the size of the dog in the fight,
it’s the size of the fight in the dog.
New writing, touring & online theatre company. Led by Karen Bartholomew, the company’s niche blends challenging subjects with humour. Motormouse has a track record of funding, award nominations, and collaboration with its stakeholder charities and USA partnerships.
Big Orange Media is a full service creative agency based in Royal Tunbridge Wells. We give businesses a unified voice across all channels, creating websites, social media content and motion graphics.
St George’s Arts Centre opened in December 2021 in the town centre of Gravesend. It is a contemporary gallery and workshop space hosting both local and national exhibitions. Developed using funds from the Getting Building fund, it has state of the art facilities.
Brand creatives/PR & communications experts focussing on destinations, property, retail & prof services. We support companies whatever stage they’re at: start up/launch, growth, day-to-day, stakeholder engagement, restructure/overcoming crises, M&A, exit. We work collaboratively.
Ideas Test is an arts charity working across Medway and Swale in North Kent. We work with communities to bring high quality arts events and projects to areas of low arts engagement.
We are a full-service media experience planning and buying agency. Agnostic of the channel, we help clients drive brand-driven growth by planning and buying media across all channels from ITV to Facebook.
Film and video production service creating bespoke content to tell stories for businesses, charities, musicians and other organisations with a focus on effective and creative storytelling.
We’ve been working since 2003 with agency, government & business clients to produce fresh images for marketing, PR & advertising campaigns. The studio is located near Canterbury but location work is undertaken worldwide. The pricing structure is transparent and simple.
We are award-winning factual storytellers with 25 years’ expertise, creating beautiful content that engages, inspires and connects with audiences. Our team produces fast-turnaround broadcast and premium branded content for a variety of clients and communications agencies.
A UK-based Producer working mainly in TV but with experience in features and commercials.
Parrabbola is an international cultural organisation that specialises in community engagement through participatory creative activity. Our work includes community plays, street festival projects and development programmes, put together by a small artistic team.
We are a creative video production and photography company based in Chatham’s Historic Dockyard. We work in the built environment and for lifestyle brands. We produce high-quality media content with a contemporary feel for web and social media platforms. For us, variety is key!
I offer Interior Design services across Essex through 3D design visuals which help clients understand how their space can look before lifting a hammer, or opening a time of paint.
We are a film production company that makes factual content and documentaries for the private, public and nonprofit sectors. We are specialists in the science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics fields.
The Workers’ League Whitstable,the brand new destination co-working space based in 3000 sq ft of industrial space in Central Whitstable. Our smart, professional environment offers bookable desks, offices and breakout areas with amazing Wifi & free coffee!-Free trial available
We’re an agency comprising creative thinkers, digital innovators and business advisors. The unique combination of our marketing and accountancy services enables us to deliver unforgettable campaigns for our clients by using financial information to drive marketing strategy.
Voiceover artist working in commercial, corporate and telephony with a friendly, down to earth, everyman sound.
Olby’s Visual is a production company based in Margate which operates as part of Olby’s Creative Hub a multi disciplinary space which prides itself on inclusivity and community based projects as well as commercial projects such as narrative feature films and documentary work.
Working in TV, film, theatre, art, music & technology, Beinghuman finds the perfect medium, regardless of length, genre or style to create our cool, clever, compassionate work. Currently renovating our Forest Gate warehouse – opening 2023
Jenny Duff designs and produces colourful and joyful tablemats, coasters, tea towels and napkins for Happy Dining. Cork-backed Melamine place mats, cotton tea towels and linen napkins, designed and made in the UK especially for you.
Open School East is a free, independent art school and community space that focuses on collective learning through the arts. We support cultural practitioners at an early stage of their career and enable young people and adults alike to learn new and transferable skills.
A hybrid production company, working within branded content on one side, whilst developing narrative projects for TV & Film.
Editing, Grade, VFX, Motion Graphics for TV, Film & Social
Freelance Graphic Designer and Illustrator delivering design services to a broad spectrum of clients, from small not-for-profit arts organisations, design studios and publishers to blue chip global companies
Miss Ava’s Millinery has been traditionally handcrafting hats, fascinators, headpieces and veils since launching in 2014. Sarah, the milliner behind the brand, offers both bespoke commissions & ready to wear headwear from her Chatham studio, which you can visit by appointment.
Hi3 Network is a Research, Development and Innovation project supporting creative industry enterprises to develop new, innovative products. The project is part-funded by the ERDF and will run until June 2023. Three creative hubs have been designed to facilitate R&D projects.
Oak Creative is a Creative Partner for ambitious brands. We share our creative know how and brand building expertise to become your partner in profit, growth and innovation. We believe that partnerships are the most powerful way to do business and build our local economies.
Hughes Design Co. is an award-winning design and branding studio based in the coastal town of Whitstable. We help our clients engage with their audiences through simple, thoughtful and effective design.
Community Art and Design classes promoting good SEMH. Workshops and tuition for schools, b2b and individuals/small groups. Social prescriber, creative/personal development coach and teacher of young people and SEND students.
Architectural and interior refurbishment projects encompassing commercial, workplace, cultural and residential. From feasibility to complete design strategies, each project takes a bespoke approach.
Theatre set and costume design, scenic fabrication and event design. StageCase is an interactive scale model for teaching technical theatre and drama for GCSE and A-level.
ESSEX FILM COLLECTIVE is a network of talented, reliable filmmakers who work across all areas of the film/TV industry. We provide support and opportunities for crew, actors, and creatives in Essex and we aim to help grow the county’s reputation as a thriving hub for film and TV.
We increase public engagement in the arts, boost community connectedness and use art as a tool to enhance well-being. We treat the arts in Thurrock like an ecosystem giving the nutrients it needs to grow. We work with local and national organisations to deliver projects.
Virtual viewing solutions for businesses, venues & facilities.
Your targets can “explore” your venue, at their own pace, viewing the areas that interest them and gathering information as they go.
Or use as a “sales tool” guiding them around as you chat, on a zoom/teams meeting.
Dragon Coworking is more than just an office, funky sit/stand desks or posh barista-style coffees.
We’re all about the community, bringing people together naturally for that water cooler moment,
lunchtime laughs and support through the tricky bits of work and life.
A creative and concept marketing company specialising in branding and brand development.
Imagined by visual artist, Sprankenstein, Sprankenstein Studio is a creative agency and studio that specialises in Illustration, Motion, Creative Installation and Storytelling. We work within the realms of advertising, branding, fashion, music, editorial + infographic.
Capture Kent is a photo walk experience, delivering outdoor photography workshops to families and groups of friends, while offering historical snippets about the rich cultural heritage of our beautiful coastal places – all rounded off with a relaxed lunch or refreshment break.
Faith In Strangers is a 350 capacity bar, kitchen, music and arts venue combined with a workspace for creative individuals based in the heart of Cliftonville, Margate
Five10Twelve works locally, nationally and internationally on placemaking projects, with particular specialisms in cultural, creative and heritage-led regeneration. Recent projects include Pioneering Places and delivery of the Cultural Development Fund (CDF) Network
ISTD registered dance school offering classes in Ballet, Tap, Modern Theatre, Street Jazz & Singing for children & adults. Exams, shows, local charity events. Established since 1988. Fully qualified, insured,DBS & first aid trained. We are an all inclusive, family friendly school.
We are a film production company specialising in the corporate and promotional market.
Kent and London. Design-led, RIBA accredited Conservation Architecture practice that specialises in the ethical conservation of multi-layered, complex and historic buildings, with an astute understanding of the way materials and humans behave in changing circumstances.
We’re a marketing agency specialising in highly creative and innovative ideas.
We are for brands who need to really stand out from the crowd to sell more.
If you’re ambitious, fearless and ready, we’re ready to take your brief.
Be different. Do different. Sell more.
Web design, graphic design and marketing experts based in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Working from our studio in Tunbridge Wells, we offer web design, ecommerce websites, logo design, graphic design, PR, marketing and photography services.
Fleet Architects consists of a small, highly skilled and motivated workforce. We aim to be market leaders and inspirational thinkers who can shape the future’s public buildings and civic spaces.
1927 creates touring theatre & opera productions synchronising live performance & music with handcrafted animation. Over 1.5 million people in 48 countries have seen 1927’s work. 1927 also leads Creative Learning, Talent Development & Digital Activities.
FULL SERVICE VIDEO PRODUCTION COMPANY AND DIGITAL DESIGN AGENCY
Our services encompass the full range of digital production. Our clients range from businesses, charities and artists to national and international networks and brands. You can be certain of our calibre.
Welcome to Evewright Studio where we work to achieve the best innovative solution for you. We have a proven track record of global creativity meeting the needs of organisations large and small and enhancing their success. Please check us out, view our showreel then contact us to discuss how we can meet your requirements.
The Hill Hub is a co-working, serviced office provider in the heart of Dartford Town Centre. Previously a police station it now serves as a place for fearless entrepreneurs, freelancers and companies to develop their network in a vibrant workspace.
Thomson Snell & Passmore is one of the preeminent law firms in the South East, and the oldest law firm in operation in the world. They provide high-quality straightforward advice to individuals and businesses.
A+C Studios is an animation production studio, specialising in stop motion animation. They are fully equipped with their own dedicated crew and studio space, which provides seamless production and cost efficiencies.
ER Productions is an award-winning, international laser system design and special effects specialist. ER Productions pushes the envelope to produce stunning laser design solutions for high profile events, adverts, television and concert tours.
The Backstage Centre is a world-class, purpose-built, production, rehearsal and training facility. The facility can be hired for film production, television adverts, music videos, large scale dance rehearsals and usage of the sound stage.
Kalikas Armour, a luxury slow fashion brand and creative consultancy offering direct to client bespoke made to measure commissions for special occasions with collaborations and unique projects with international charities and social organisations utilising creativity, Culture and artistic expression to open dialogue for impactful change.
Focal Point Gallery is South Essex’s only dedicated contemporary art gallery, based in Southend-on-Sea and open to all. Offering an exciting programme of largely free workshops, talks, outdoor film screenings and offsite projects, it also presents three major exhibitions a year featuring both international and local artists. The gallery’s aim is to inspire curiosity through producing and presenting thought-provoking art made today. Find us just behind Southend High Street in the Forum building and see what you can discover.
AΦE is a dance company that pioneered the usage of VR in dance, being the UK’s first to tour internationally with VR and AR productions. AΦE has partnered with technology brands such as Epson and The Scalable Display to rethink live performances.
Cohesion Plus promotes positive relations in Kent, bringing people together through the arts, education, music, dance and sport. Cohesion Plus provides activities for young people to give them an understanding of different communities in their area.
NewArtFilms is a video production company that creates cinematic, warm and memorable videos. Its work includes brand films, music videos, art documentaries, corporate videos for commercial use and short films.
LV21 is based on a historic 40-metre light vessel revamped as a floating facility for art and performance. LV21 provides a range of services to support the creative industries whilst celebrating the maritime traditions of the vessel.
Metal supports artists with time and space to develop, and curates participatory projects and events to transform the potential of people and places through sharing art and inspiring ideas.
Cement Fields is a visual art organisation working collaboratively with artists and communities to create ambitious new art along the Thames Estuary, from Dartford to Whitstable.
Chufd creates remarkable brands, working together with start-up businesses and established companies alike to capture what makes them different, better and noteworthy, and then make sure their target audience knows it.
Elvis & Kresse create stunning accessories by rescuing seemingly useless wastes like decommissioned fire-hoses, transforming them into a range of bags, belts and wallets and then donates 50% of its profits to charity.
Creek Creative is an independent not-for-profit (CIC) Art Centre that supports local artists, makers and creative industry professionals by providing affordable workspaces, a community cafe, exhibition galleries and shop. At Creek practitioners can make, display and sell work.
Sun Pier House is an arts space in Chatham that works to support artists and the creative industries in Medway. It offers artist studios, workshop rooms, exhibition space, and produces a diverse programme to encourage creativity.
At The Southern Percussion Academy, we’re on a mission to teach and support percussionists of all ages and standards, promote best practice and maintain the highest possible standards in our shared profession.
Create98 is an art and craft studio space where you can learn and develop new skills. They offer a diverse range of expert-led classes and one-off courses to inspire anyone wishing to live life more creatively.
Simon Fowler is a respected photographer with the technical skill, experience and passion to capture the rawness of human emotion with photography. He provides Creative Estuary with imagery and designs for its marketing.
Turner Contemporary is one of the UK’s leading art galleries. Situated on Margate seafront, on the same site where Turner stayed when visiting the town, Turner Contemporary presents a rolling programme of temporary exhibitions, events and learning opportunities that make intriguing links between historic and contemporary art. The gallery offers a space for everyone to discover different ways of seeing, thinking and learning.
Darius Wilson Associates have over 20 years of experience specialising in the design, production and installation of artworks, hands-on interactive exhibits and displays for museums, exhibitions and events.
Essex Cultural Diversity Project aims to break down barriers to foster social cohesion in Essex. ECDP work with the diverse community, artists and the culture and heritage sector to build networks and projects that raise awareness of race and equality.
Lyrici Arts is the only Black led theatre company in Kent. They create, write, direct and produce theatre and arts programmes that amplify black and diverse stories, creating work and opportunities for local Medway residents.
They believe in breaking down barriers and challenging inequalities that prevent people from participating in the arts.
Applause Rural Touring is a charity organisation working with performers and locals across Kent and nearby areas to bring culture and community together. From halls to libraries, Applause connects artists and volunteers to reimagine where they live.
Screen South is a not for profit cultural development organisation that supports and delivers innovative projects across screen-based media and the cultural industries. It is a resource that nurtures new talent with training to generate new art.
Evewright Arts Foundation (EAF) is a not for profit voluntary community organisation. We are passionate to seek out, find and preserve valuable untold stories from marginalised Black communities and present them in informal settings in an innovative and engaging way bringing young and older generations together. We value the importance of our community telling their stories in their own voice.
The Other MA is a 12-month artist-run educational model in Southend-on-Sea. TOMA is currently the only postgraduate level art programme that can be found in Essex. It acts as affordable, accessible unaccredited creative education to artists.
The Old Waterworks (TOW) is an artist-led charity in Southend-on-Sea that provides studios, facilities, and research and development opportunities for artists.
BasildON Creative People & Places is a cultural programme for those in the Basildon borough. BasildOn’s aim is to provide its community with opportunities for people to commission, create and participate in cultural activities that uplift the area.
Intra Arts run a not-for-profit arts venue and maker-space with a printmaking studio, glass kiln, workspaces and street-facing gallery with a curated exhibition programme. They produce community festivals, events and creative projects.
The Arts and Culture Network is a group that regularly host randomised speed networking events for its members. These events create the opportunity for professionals who usually would not meet to interact with each other, all under a manageable hour.
We’d like creative industry businesses, and their supply chains, from across the Estuary area to get involved in Creative Estuary. Our business directory will showcase our local businesses and it’s free to take part.
By becoming a Creative Estuary Business not only will you be listed on our website but you’ll also receive Creative Estuary branded assets, including social media assets and signage templates, which you can use to show your support for Creative Estuary.
You’ll also receive our monthly e-newsletter so you can keep up to date with our project and relevant information to the sector.
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