Two fantastic young poets who are causing rumbles on the poetry scene will be sharing their tips and experiences on a day-long writing and performance workshop THIS SATURDAY as part of our Pop Up Essex Writers House in partnership with Essex Book Festival. Check out these fantastic videos – My Body by Abigail Cook and Ta Love […]
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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 […]
SOUTHEND ~ POP UP ESSEX WRITERS HOUSE IN ECHO
The Echo have given us some great coverage for our Writers events in the merry month of March. Go here for the lowdown, or go to the full listings…
SOUTHEND ~ FORGOTTEN BLACK ESSEX EXHIBITION BY ELSA JAMES IN ECHO
We’re delighted to host Forgotten Black Essex at Chalkwell Hall. Read more about this exciting new project by artist Elsa James. OPENING: 22/02/18 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
SOUTHEND ~ ‘A CONSCIOUS REBELLION’ – TIME & SPACE RESIDENCY ARTISTS PRESENT NEW WORK
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 […]
SOUTHEND ~ CALL-OUT FOR ESSEX WRITERS! Week-long Culture LAB at Chalkwell Hall – in Partnership with Essex Book Festival
Culture LAB: Essex Writers Mon 19 – Fri 23 March 2018 As part of an exciting partnership with Essex Book Festival, we are transforming Chalkwell Hall into a pop-up Essex Writers House for the whole month of March 2018! As part of the month, we are hosting a week long Culture LAB for up to ten […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 – […]