Category Archive: Archive

SOUTHEND ~ EXCITING NEW PUBLIC POP-UP SPACE FOR TOMA: WATCH THE ART UNFOLD!

Congratulations to TOMA (The Other MA) – our alternative art education model based here at Chalkwell Hall. They’ve secured a snazzy spot at the Royals Shopping Centre to create their own hive of artistic activity while the public can watch! There’s bound to be plenty to keep up with…   GRAND OPENING – SATURDAY 3RD […]

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SOUTHEND ~ PROCESSIONS – MASS ARTWORK MARKING THE CENTENARY OF VOTES FOR WOMEN

INTRODUCING PROCESSIONS… A mass participation artwork to mark the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which gave the first British women the right to vote. We’re very excited to be working on this nationwide project with artist Heidi Wigmore and Artichoke, marking 100 years of women’s suffrage. Heidi will be working with groups […]

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SOUTHEND ~ US SUCCESS FOR TIME & SPACE RESIDENCY ARTISTS OLD TRUNK

Time & Space Residency artists Old Trunk theatre company – who recently filled the house with Damn Write, an evening of Storytelling –  have seen their critically acclaimed play Pramkicker by local playwright Sadie Hasler picked to be performed at the The Women’s Voices Theater Festival in Washington DC as part of International Women’s Voices Day. Pramkicker – a play about […]

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SOUTHEND ~ NETPARK FEATURED IN VOICE MAGAZINE

Netpark – the world’s first digital art park right here in Chalkwell Park – has been getting a lovely response in the media after we showed it a little 2 year anniversary love. Following on from the interview on BBC Essex, here’s a piece in super cool Voice Magazine.

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SOUTHEND ~ 2ND ANNIVERSARY OF NETPARK: BBC ESSEX INTERVIEW

The brilliant Emma Mills was interviewed on Ronnie Barbour’s ever-popular show on BBC Essex, where they discussed the phenomenal success of our Netpark Wellbeing Project and the impact it’s had on its participants and volunteers, as well as on the life of the park itself. LISTEN AGAIN. Tune in around 2 minutes 20.  

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SOUTHEND ~ POSITIVE REVOLUTION: PERMACULTURE COURSE COMES TO CHALKWELL HALL

Due to popular demand Sherry Fuller and Graham Burnett are repeating this highly successful 6 week course… The world’s full of big problems. You want to do something, but where to start? Start with something small. Something that makes best use of your unique set of gifts. Something that begins on your doorstep – that […]

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SOUTHEND ~ TIME & SPACE RESIDENCY ARTISTS ANNOUNCED

Did you know that each year Metal have two opportunities for artists to apply for one of our Time & Space Residency places – to spend time at one of our sites in Southend, Peterborough, or Liverpool? This opportunity gives creatives of ALL disciplines much needed peace & quiet in a supportive artistic environment to work on new projects – […]

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