We have space available to rent at our fully renovated office. As a tenant at Metal you will have your own dedicated workspace which you will have 24hr access to, a postal address and unlimited Wi-Fi. The space comes with 2 fully fitted kitchens, one with a large AGA stove which is free for all […]
Category Archive: Opportunities
SOUTHEND ~ RISING STARS OF PERFORMANCE POETRY WORLD HOLD DAY-LONG WORKSHOP FOR 13-17S
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 […]
SOUTHEND ~ AUTHOR SYD MOORE ON BBC ESSEX TALKING POP UP ESSEX WRITERS HOUSE
We’re all getting extremely excited about the launch of Pop Up Essex Writers House, our month of literary goodness in March – and sounds like Syd Moore, Writer in Residence for Essex Book Festival, is also chomping at the bit to sink her teeth into our writerly delights as well as appear at her own events […]
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 ~ HAVE A HUNT FOR OUR NEW GEOCACHE!
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 […]
SOUTHEND ~ WRITERS OPPORTUNITIES: POP UP ESSEX WRITERS HOUSE
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 […]
SOUTHEND ~ ARTS AWARDS: APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR FEBRUARY START!
We’re excited to announce our new Arts Award courses beginning soon – places are extremely limited – get in touch for more information Email firstname.lastname@example.org 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 […]
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 ~ 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.