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Village Green 2014 Competition

VILLAGE GREEN Competition

Were you there?!

Could you spot yourself amongst a sea of 2013’s Village Green festival-goers? If you think you can, you could be a winner!

Metal will be posting a crowd shot from VG2013 every Wednesday for the next 10 weeks on our Facebook page.

If you find yourself amongst the sun-kissed faces, tag yourself. Then, the following Wednesday, Metal will select 3 people out of the hat to receive a free pair of tickets for VILLAGE GREEN 2014 festival on 12 July.

It couldn’t be easier: No silly questions, or raffle tickets - to win we're simply asking you to like our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter, then keep an eye out for yourself in that crowd shot and TAG yourself!

Share this opportunity on FB and Twitter in case one of your friends are there too!

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WEEK 1 - 16-23 April: 

Click on the image to view a larger version. (Photo by Simon Fowler)

WEEK 2 - 23-30 April:

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We Can Play Session on 22 March

On Saturday 22 March we held our second session with the new We Can Play group of talented young musicians, led by the renowned British composer Bill Connor with staff from the Music Education Hub Resonate. The group have begun getting to grips with playing without sheet music and improvising their own compositions. Metal are also supporting the young people to achieve their Bronze Arts Award. The session ended with a performance from musician Paul Duffy who led the group in a collaborative rendition of Pharrell Williams' song 'Happy'.


May Art Workshop


For more information about Metal's holiday art classes, click here.

Michael Takeo Magruder In Conversation with Simon Poulter

The City Gallery, Peterborough, in conjunction with Metal Culture will be hosting a talk with artist Michael Takeo Magruder to coincide with his exhibition currently showing at the gallery, ‘Living Data’. The talk will be held at the City Gallery, Priestgate, Peterborough, on 18th March from 6:00pm, with the talk starting from 6:30pm.

Michael will be in conversation with Simon Poulter, Associate Curator at Metal Culture, to discuss his current work and themes surrounding the ubiquity of digital networks and data in contemporary life.

Michael Takeo Magruder is an internationally recognised visual artist working with computational and new media, including real-time data, immersive environments, mobile devices and virtual worlds. His practice draws upon the ubiquitous digital technologies of everyday life to explore our constantly connected and information-rich society. In the last 15 years, Michael has been showcased in over 250 exhibitions and his projects have been widely supported in the UK, EU and US. In 2010, Michael was selected to represent the UK at ‘Manifesta 8: The European Biennial of Contemporary Art’ and he is currently a researcher and artist-in-residence in the Department of Digital Humanities, Kings College London, investigating ways of combining science and humanities scholarship with digital arts practice.

Simon Poulter has worked within the art and technology sector for twenty years. He has established a national profile both as an artist and curator, working with all of the UK’s leading art and technology organisations. He currently works as an Associate Curator for Metal Culture, most recently curating ‘Still: Conflict, Conservation and Contemplation’, an exhibition about water with new work by Simon Norfolk, Gina Czarnecki, Markus Soukup, Howard and Matthews and Peter Cusack. During his time at PVA MediaLab in Dorset, he established artist professional development labs and continues to work in this area, notably with MAC Birmingham. Alongside this, Simon maintains his artistic practice, recently developing several locative media apps for iPhone and Android, working with author Rachel Lichtenstein and his collaborative project Close and Remote.

Join us for an evening of discussion – entry is free but places are limited. Please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to book your place.


Village Green 2014

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Metal are delighted to announce that Village Green is back for its 6th consecutive year in Chalkwell Park on SATURDAY 12 JULY 2014 from 11am until 10pm and it's shaping up to be the best one yet! 

We are excited to announce a fantastic line up of artists and musicians that includes Beth Orton, Eddi Reader (Fairground Attraction); Dan le Sac vs Scroobius Pip; New York ska band, The Slackers; from London Man Like Me; Youth Club, Shlomo; Danny and the Champions of the Worlds; Kathryn Williams; Eight Rounds Rapid; and hot tips to go global in the very near future, The Hosts - make sure you see them at Village Green first!

Alongside, we have a guest appearances from the world-renowned Philadelphia Boys Choir; an exciting exchange with four visual artists from Shanghai; a wide range of comedy, cabaret, live art, literature, film and a whole host of extraordinary outdoor arts, installations, workshops and performances. 

Much much more to be announced over the coming weeks. See below for more details, photos and films of programme.

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BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW
Tickets are now on sale and are available online 24 hours through Skiddle or by telephone from the Skiddle Ticket Sales hotline on 0844 884 2920 (open Mon-Fri 9am-6pm; Sat 10am-5pm; Closed Sunday).

Ticket Prices

Children Age 0-10 years  FREE

Age 11 - 17 years  £5 + Booking fee

Age 18+ £10 + Booking fee

Early Bird Group Discounts are available until the end of April for Groups of 8 plus (10%) and Groups of 15 and above (15%).

Please read our Terms and Conditions.

Are you a Southend Advantage Card Member? –  a limited number of FREE tickets are available for Category C members of Southend's Advantage Card scheme.  These can be collected, on a first come, first served basis, from the Southend on Sea Civic Centre in Victoria Avenue. Proof of current and valid membership will be required.

PRESS

For press queries on Village Green 2014 or images of previous events, please contact Syd Moore on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 01702 470700. To download a zip file with HIGH RES PRESS IMAGES, please click here.

PROGRAMME HEADLINES:

BETH ORTON


Beth Orton is a BRIT Award-winner and two-time Mercury Prize nominee who has collaborated with Bert Jansch, Emmylou Harris, Beck, William Orbit, Terry Callier, Ryan Adams and the Chemical Brothers. Her masterful songwriting and emotionally evocative vocal style – infusing intimate folk reminiscent of Nick Drake and Joni Mitchell with lilting and subtly atmospheric pop flourishes. Beth Orton has continuously evolved, yet always retained an intriguing mix of fragility and transcendence which never fails to move and inspire fans around the World.


DAN LE SAC vs SCROOBIUS PIP


Warning: the above video contains swearing.

Dan le sac vs Scroobius Pip are David Peter Meads (aka Scroobius Pip; vocals/rapper/poet) and Daniel Stephens (aka dan le sac; production, programming, keyboards, guitars and backing vocals). Originally Dan le sac hailed from Corringham and Scroobius Pip from neighbouring Stanford-le-Hope. Their first single was "Thou Shalt Always Kill", which reached the charts and was recently played on Desert Island Discs by Russell Brand. The duo's third album entitled Repent Replenish Repeat was released 7 October 2013 and debuted at number 22 in the UK top 40, the duo's highest album chart position to date.


EDDI READER


In the early 1980's Eddi Reader travelled around Europe with circus and performance artists before moving to London where she quickly became a sought after session vocalist. She famously harmonized with Annie Lennox touring with the Eurythmics, after her time with successful punk outfit Gang of Four, but was propelled into the spotlight with Fairground Attraction. Since then Eddi has successfully forged a solo career. Her new album, Vagabond, was released at the beginning of this month.

'Eddi Reader is one of my favourite singers of all time.' Jools Holland
'The energy she uses in a single performance could probably power a wee village on the outskirts of her native Glasgow.' The Scotsman


MAN LIKE ME


Man Like Me are London based duo Johnny Langer and Peter Duffy. Their debut album ‘Man Like Me’ was released in 2009 and spurned the singles ‘Oh My Gosh’ and ‘Carny’. The band are famed for their riotous live shows, which feature (among other things) dance routines, full brass sections, processions through the audience and swinging from chandeliers (really!). Their last Cult smash single ‘Squeeze’, which Sunday Times Culture called “A bonkers and brilliant electro sugar-rush that deserves to be the hit of the summer”, caught the attention of Annie Mac and Nick Grimshaw who gave the band huge support on Radio 1. Annie Mac even went as far as rewinding the track on its debut spin.

Man Like Me are London based duo Johnny Langer and Peter Duffy. Their debut album ‘Man Like Me’ was released in 2009 and spurned the singles ‘Oh My Gosh’ and ‘Carny’. The band are famed for their riotous live shows, which feature (among other things) dance routines, full brass sections, processions through the audience and swinging from chandeliers (really!). Their last Cult smash single ‘Squeeze’, which Sunday Times Culture called “A bonkers and brilliant electro sugar-rush that deserves to be the hit of the summer”, caught the attention of Annie Mac and Nick Grimshaw who gave the band huge support on Radio 1. Annie Mac even went as far as rewinding the track on its debut spin.


THE SLACKERS 


Based in New York City, The Slackers began rehearsing on the lower east side around 1991 and played every local bar, squat, or loft that would have them. Working in a dingy rat infested basement on E. 3rd street the band came up with its trademark sound somewhere around 1994.
The Slackers have released 15 CDs. Their first was Better Late Than Never (1996), was declared by The New York Times as ‘The Sound of New York’. Since 2007 they have headlined 17 major US Tours and 12 European tours and have appeared at festivals as diverse the Montreal Jazz Festival and Glastonbury.


KATHRYN WILLIAMS


Mercury nominated Kathryn Williams is one of Britain’s finest song writers who challenges the distinctions between folk and pop. Currently enjoying the most prolific phase of her career, She has collaborated and appeared on records by John Martyn, Bombay Bicycle Club, Marry Waterson and Neill Macoll, with whom she released the album ‘Two’ in 2008. She has played live with KT Tunstall, Ray Lamontagne and Martha Wainwright, amongst others. Kathryn has worked with producer Neill MacColl, Ed Harcourt and James Yorkston on her most recent album, ‘Crown Electric’ released in September 2013 and the single ‘Heart Shaped Stone’ was previewed on Radio 2.

'One of my all time favorite female singers' Guy Garvey (Elbow & 6Music)
'A pop updraft worthy of prime Jimmy Webb... so effortlessly instinctive’ (MOJO)


SHLOMO


Internationally acclaimed beatboxer and World Loopstation Champion and Guinness World Record holder, Shlomo creates an incredibly energetic live show like nothing you have seen before: jaw dropping, inspirational and totally absorbing. Shlomo has worked with some of the biggest names in music including: Bjork, Damon Albarn, Jarvis Cocker, Martha Wainwright, Imogen Heap, The Specials, DJYoda and even comedians the Mighty Boosh. Shlomo is a firm favourite on the UK Festival scene and returns to Village Green for the second time, back by popular demand!

'Master of the fine art of beatboxing' The Independent
'The kid’s good. Jaw-droppingly good.' The Guardian


THE HOSTS


Five smartly-attired gentlemen from the North, Sheffield's finest retromantics, The Hostshave been smouldering away in the musical margins, buffing up the buttons on their waistcoats and waiting for their moment to shine. Latest album ‘Softly, Softly’ has just entered the Independent charts at No 16. Earlier in 2013 the quintet tickled the underbelly of the mainstream beast with the terrific 'September Song' and 'Give Your Love To Her', two raffish slabs of retro alt.pop which represented the missing link between Roy Orbison and Richard Hawley and which waltzed all over BBC 6 Music and Radio 2 with the likes of Dermot O'Leary, Janice Long, Lauren Laverne, Steve Lamacq and Huey Morgan.


DANNY & THE CHAMPIONS OF THE WORLD



Danny & The Champions Of The World has always been a pretty loose collection of great musicians, songwriters, stowaways and adventurers. They come to Village Green after their triumphant sold out show at London’s Jazz Cafe. Latest release ‘Stay True’ (recorded at Reservoir Studios with Champs bass player Chris Clarke (ex Rockingbirds) and Danny at the helm) is the band’s fourth album and Danny George Wilson’s eleventh album which includes six long players from the much loved Grand Drive plus a solo outing. Danny has been touring the world and making critically acclaimed records for nearly 20 years now.

"A gold standard album for UK Americana" ★★★★ Q
"Wilson and the Champs' finest set yet" ★★★★ MOJO


GOLDMASTER ALLSTARS



The Goldmaster Allstars are a vibrant and dynamic 10-piece band performing laid-back rocksteady; heavy roots reggae and Ska instrumentals. Just recently Vin Gordon likened them and their sound to the legendary Skatalites. For almost 14 yrs now they have been a growing force on the UK & World music scene. Tracks from their ‘Colt 45 Live’ album have been given airtime on Sir David Rodigan’s show on BBC 1xtra. The football team-sized troop is an instrumental band from South England, emerged from studio musicians of the in-house label ‘Goldmaster Records’ and is renowned for backing Jamaican singers like Winston Francis, Alton Ellis, Dennis Alcapone and many more.

Voted 'Best British Reggae Band' - British Reggae Industry Awards, 2013
'Album of the Month' - Riddim Magazine June 2013
'Ska! Whether you are an aficionado of this up-tempo Jamaican music or if you are listening to Ska for the first time, experiencing The Goldmaster Allstars cannot help but put a smile on your face'. - Flea magazine


YOUTH CLUB


After 5 years of touring with NZ pop artist Ladyhawke, Danny Blanco joined his brother Joe Fran and almost brothers Gerarrd Duffield and Rees Broomfield to form Youth Club and set about writing their debut album.
Inspired by summer and all things colourful, the band are not confined by the boundaries of any particular genre but draw influence from many styles - soulful vocals, pop choruses, synths and guitars - the authentic sound of summer.
Youth Club’s debut EP is set to be released on iTunes on 24 April.


EIGHT ROUNDS RAPID


 

Eight Rounds Rapid’s songs are rooted in traditional blues, but guitar from Simon Johnson and singer David Alexander’s acerbic delivery make the act sound like John Cooper Clarke and Mark E Smith jamming in a Southend bus depot, with their gritty tales of the Essex underworld. 'We are from this place. We make music of this place'.
The group gained a national audience last year when they supported Wilko Johnson on his UK Farewell Tour, winning over BBC DJs, Artrocker magazine and a clutch of bloggers with their polarising performances at Camden’s Koko. Their debut album Lossleader is released this spring on Cadiz records, with a busy tour planned for the summer, including gigs with The Ruts.


OUTDOOR ART:

BUREAU OF SILLY IDEAS (BOSI)


 

An established public realm arts company based in Brixton, London. Founded in 2003, BOSi are renowned within the street arts industry for creating radio controlled wheelie bins, traffic cones and Christmas trees and making a song and dance out of road works. BOSi’s shows combine circus, radio controlled machinery and spectacle, and our current work has strong links to urban regeneration. Through all of our work we aim to engage people with their built environment and to inject art, entertainment, humour and surprise in everyday places. In 2012 they became one Arts Council England‘s National Portfolio Organisations. 


DIGITAL FUNFAIR


Boredbrand’s Digital Funfair combines digital technology, dance music, film and stuff we find lying around in the street to create a unique audience led experience. Become a superstar DJ in minutes with the Beat Jigsaw. Play classic video games from the saddle of a bicycle with the PacBike! Send photos from your phone to the live Bluetooth Slideshow! Give Politicians and Celebrities what you know they deserve with the Virtual Coconut Shy. 


INSECT CIRCUS MUSEUM


 

"Ladies & Gentlemen! Boys & Girls! Stroll Up! Stroll up for the Magnificent Insect Circus Museum! Behold the Liberty Beetles& the Cheeky Ladybirds! Be thrilled by the Knife Thrower& the Painted Lady! Gasp as Captain Courage, the intrepid Wasp Tamer, defies Danger! Marvel at the Worm Charmer& Laugh at the Dancing Snails!" Housed in a vintage, mahogany lined, Bedford TK beetlebox lorry, this unique museum displays a stunning array of costumes, props, puppets, toys and ephemera from the extraordinary collection of the Insect Circus Society. Spanning more than three centuries, and covering many continents, this is undeniably the finest museum of its kind in the world. 


MINISCULE OF SOUND


 

Operating since 1998 out of a very small back yard in East London, Miniscule of Sound, the World's Smallest Niteclub has gone global - getting lost and found in translation in China, and tackling the outback of Australia! Still the undisputed world record holders for being very small - Guinness World Records says so! The 8'x4'x8' interior of the flat-pack instant niteclub features fluffy décor, flashing lights, a traditional Saturday Night Fever dancefloor, and a not very fluffy DJ. And watch out for the raver in the white boiler suit - he smells. Appearing in countless small dark corners across the globe over the last 4 million years, the urban myths surrounding the Miniscule of Sound are now almost as extensive as the club's never-ending guest list. We've played nearly as many gigs as those we haven't! But hey - it's still cosy, intimate and very, very funky! ‘Some people describe it as the best clubbing experience of their lives’ - Sunday Times magazine. 


PAKA THE UNCREDIBLE


 

Paka the Uncredible presents: Rusty the horse, a full sized mechanical horse which takes on the attraction of kinetic sculpture to a varied cross section of the public, including those who might not normally be involved with arts activities. Paka will also be showing his eight metres long, five feet wide Dragon. Throwing flames from both ends, El Grando is an "endearing" robot created by artists Dan Peppiatt and Paka. 


TREE PIRATES - Captain Chainsaw’s Piratical Feats


 

Sailing the high trees for near 200 moons, spawned from Circus Archaos, our hero entertained audiences throughout Europe and the rest of the World, juggling and twirling fire to the beat of the drum. Today AD Treepirate designer builder of numerous impressive timber structures and sculptures, the obvious yet unique outcome from the combined skills of these 2 risky pastimes is the infamously notorious Captain Chainsaw. From juggler to chainsaw sculpture we arrive at juggling chainsaws whilst carving!! Breath takingly dangerous power tool wielding spectacular, but also the live creation of art before your very eyes. World travels include: Scorpionic fire displays at Fuji Rock Festival, Japan. Design, make and built huge structures in Pennsylvania, as well as entertaining the crowds in Spain, Portugal and Germany etc. Astonishing, frightening, yet inspiring to any audience, ear defenders supplied but optional. 


BRAMBLE FM


 

Bramble FM is a comic traveling roadshow. The can be found in festivals all over Britain such as Glastonbury, Camp Bestival and now Village Green! Put your ears in the safe hands of top community DJs Les, Terry and Maureen as they broadcast live from the Bramble Roadshow caravan. Cut the rug as they play all the hits and all the misses from their vast vinyl archive. Join in with your animal impersonations in the Johnny Morris memorial hour, listen and learn with Chas and Dave's history of rap, plus phone-ins, dedications and live events on the roadshow podium. At last a community radio station so local you can smell it…! 



HOW TO GET INVOLVED

Do you make beautiful things?
Are you a local creative with something to sell and/or show? - Apply for a market stall to showcase your work amongst the finest creative talent in the area. For more information contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Is delicious food your thing?
Are you a local food retailer/restaurateur? - Apply to run a food outlet at this year’s Village Green. For more information contact  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Want a career in the arts / events?
Would you love to find out what goes into creating an event of this scale? Would you like to work back stage, in marketing, stewarding, capturing the event on film, artist liaison, hospitality and or other on-site roles? For more information and details about the various opportunities, please contact  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Village Green: The Next Generation – the exclusive festival day for Southend school pupils will take place on Friday 11 July. 6000+ children will enjoy their own festival the day before Village Green. Participation is open to all Southend schools. Anyone interested in their school either performing or being in the audience, should contact Metal on 01702 470700.

Metal would like to acknowledge Southend-on-Sea Borough Council and Arts Council England whose on going support allows us to continue Village Green at a subsidised ticket price.


The Introduction of Ticket Sales at Village Green

The introduction of a nominal ticket charge will help to safeguard Village Green following several years of successive budget cuts to the arts – with more to come in the future.

Metal has provided free entry to this fantastic community event for a number of years.

We have given careful thought to the level of ticket prices. Our main aim has been to maintain the diverse family audience who have supported Village Green over the years, whilst ensuring the viability of the ever-growing event. We are delighted that we have managed to ensure that all children of 10 and under will remain FREE and 11–17 year olds will pay just £5. Adult tickets will be £10. Group discounts are available as well as an exclusive offer of 500 free tickets for Category C Southend Advantage Card members allocated on a first come, first served basis.

No profit will be made from Village Green. All the ticket prices represent a contribution to the running costs (rather than covering all costs completely). The event remains heavily subsidised through the fund raising efforts of the team at Metal which is a UK registered arts charity.

Audience Numbers

Metal has put a number of new measures in place to ensure that audience numbers within the park remain at a comfortable level for festival-goers. Extra areas within the park have been brought into Metal’s licenced areas, so 2014 will see a larger spread of fantastic programme across more of the park.

We believe that introduction of reasonable ticket charges will allow this popular, family-orientated cultural event to continue to be staged at Chalkwell Park and guarantee it is sustainable for years to come.

Rapid Scan Ticket Entry

We have entered into a new partnership with the professional ticket agency, Skiddle, who will work with us to ensure a smooth and speedy entry system to Village Green on the day – leaving audience members to enjoy, uninterrupted, as much of the 10 hours of programmed art, music and culture as possible. This service is covered by a small booking fee at the point of purchasing a ticket.



For Village Green 2013 archive page, click here.



Artists in residence: Mat Fleming

Metal Liverpool, in collaboration with Northern Film and Media, are currently hosting artist and filmmaker Mat Fleming in residence from 7 to 27 February part of Connect Exchange.

During his first 2 weeks Mat, in collaboration with volunteers, has been sorting through a box of old 35mm advertisements, singling them out for their visual features – textures, colours, or shapes, rather than for the informative value.  The films were thrown away by a North East local cinema, and later saved by Mat whose idea was to create a new piece of film out of them.

Mat has also taken part in our regular Aga discussion series, where we invite artists-in-residence to cook for invited guests and to share their ideas in an informal setting. He also took the floor for 3 minutes as part of our '3 Minute Wonder' open-mic slot during last week's Future Station meeting.

Mat also took part in an Artists Talk, along with artists Anna Mulhearn and Nicola Dale, who were also part of Metal's residency programme.

Check out Mat's connect/exchange blog posts HERE

Hampton Court Garden Flower Show

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show has announced their list of show gardens for 2014 and this year it will feature Peterboroughs very own artist Jeni Cairns of Whittlesey.
Jeni won ‘best in show’ at Harrogate Flower Show in 2013 and was invited to submit designs for Hampton Court. She has been working with Metal and The Green Back Yard to design a versatile urban garden that not only provides a relaxing and stimulating environment for conversation, but also supports food production, work shop activity and is a performance space to showcase local artistic talent.
Jeni Cairns said about the garden:
‘Last year I was lucky enough to work with Metal as an artist on the Lantern Parade. I was already mulling over possible ideas for Hampton Court and we started talking about the possibility of the garden returning to Metal’s base at Chauffeurs Cottage on St Peters Road. We recruited the support of The Green Backyard and the ideas flowed from there. I started out asking the question ‘How does a garden space make us feel?’ I wanted to make an urban garden for Metal that uses recycled industrial materials in creative ways and brings artists and the community together in a space that breeds connection and creativity’.
Jeni has designed a lively, creative space to grow food, entertain and work whilst also providing urban habitats for pollinating insects. Sophie Antonelli from The Green Back Yard has been helping Jeni with her designs and will be enlisting volunteers to help install and manage the garden on its return to Metal.
RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show takes place from 8th to 13th July 2014. Further details of the show can be found here, you can follow Jeni’s progress on Facebook at Metal Peterborough.

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show has announced their list of show gardens for 2014 and this year it will feature our very own artist Jeni Cairns of Whittlesey.

Jeni won ‘best in show’ at Harrogate Flower Show in 2013 and was invited to submit designs for Hampton Court. She has been working with Metal and The Green Backyard to design a versatile urban garden that not only provides a relaxing and stimulating environment for conversation, but also supports food production, work shop activity and is a performance space to showcase local artistic talent.

Jeni Cairns said about the garden:

‘Last year I was lucky enough to work with Metal as an artist on the Lantern Parade. I was already mulling over possible ideas for Hampton Court and we started talking about the possibility of the garden returning to Metal’s base at Chauffeurs Cottage on St Peters Road. We recruited the support of The Green Backyard and the ideas flowed from there. I started out asking the question ‘How does a garden space make us feel?’ I wanted to make an urban garden for Metal that uses recycled industrial materials in creative ways and brings artists and the community together in a space that breeds connection and creativity’.

Jeni has designed a lively, creative space to grow food, entertain and work whilst also providing urban habitats for pollinating insects. Sophie Antonelli from The Green Back Yard has been helping Jeni with her designs and will be enlisting volunteers to help install and manage the garden on its return to Metal.

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show takes place from 8th to 13th July 2014. Further details of the show can be found here, you can follow Jeni’s progress on Facebook at Metal Peterborough.

 


Future Station: Presenting work online & RHYS COREN

We had a great turnout for last night's Future Station event despite the tumultuous weather! Thank you to all who joined us.


The event began with a session on how to present your work online with some good tips for wordpress etc. 3 minute wonders were Chris Fagan discussing his new project The1st4, Lauren Strain and Issy Patience from The Skinny magazine, Alison Little promoting her upcoming exhibition and current artist in residence Mat Fleming

Our guest speaker was Rhys Coren, Rhys discussed his work and projects then invited Q&A from the audience.

Images Credit: Wesley Storey


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