Category Archive: News

SOUTHEND ~ TURNER CONTEMPORARY: England’s Creative Coast

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We’re honoured to announce our involvement in this exciting new project from one of the UK’s leading Art galleries, a collaboration to create a unique new cultural ‘treasure hunt’ trail… England’s Creative Coast   Turner Contemporary has been awarded significant funding from Arts Council England to create a series of new artworks to showcase the South East’s […]

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

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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 ~ HAVE A HUNT FOR OUR NEW GEOCACHE!

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We’ve had a bit of fun in the park and have stashed some interesting trinkets for you. The only thing is – you have to find them! Intrigued by the wonderful world of Geocaching, we decided to join in. As the weather brightens, why not come and join us in Chalkwell Park, root out one […]

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SOUTHEND ~ WRITERS OPPORTUNITIES: POP UP ESSEX WRITERS HOUSE

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Have you checked out the masses of literary fun & inspiration we have on offer during our monthlong Pop Up Essex Writers House in March? Here are some particular opportunities we think writers should know about… BOOKING ESSENTIAL SO GET IN QUICK!   Situated Practice Writing Workshop  Join celebrated author Lee Rourke on a day-long course […]

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SOUTHEND ~ ARTS AWARDS: APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR FEBRUARY START!

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We’re excited to announce our new Arts Award courses beginning soon – places are extremely limited – get in touch for more information Email camilla@metalculture.com   Metal’s Arts Awards offer a flexible framework of activities within an exciting, non-academic environment, where young people interested in any creative pursuit can combine this with the motivation of […]

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

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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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