Category Archive: Opportunities

Essex Writers House is back!

For the month of April 2022, Metal Southend presents Essex Writers House, a popular annual programme hosted in partnership with Essex Book Festival. Across the month, we look forward to hosting a range of events, workshops and sharings for writers across our brilliant county. Essex Writers House invites anybody interested in writing to take part, […]

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Metal Artist Residency Spring – Summer Call Out

Closing date: 5pm, Monday 11 April 2022Notification: All artists will be notified of the outcome by the week commencing the 2 May  Residency period: All month-long residencies will take place between May and October 2022.  There will be a second residency call out in August 2022, these residencies will take place between October 2022 – March […]

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MNAN Zine (working title) Submission Call Out!

Call out at a glance: Zine theme: your experiences of being early career artists! A piece of artwork sized A5 or landscape A4 if double spread (a max of 2 pages per artist). It can be new or existing artwork Your piece can be poetry, illustration, essay, audio, photography, collage and more! (see expanded list […]

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Chief Executive Officer & Artistic Director

We’re re-recruiting for a Chief Executive Officer and Artistic Director to join our team! This role is for a dynamic, entrepreneurial and creative individual, with drive, experience and excitement to lead one of the UK’s most ambitious multi-site, catalyst arts organisations. We are looking for candidates who reflect the diversity of the country today to […]

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Hwa Young Is Looking For a Youth Worker!

Socially engaged artist Hwa Young Jung is looking for a youth worker to ride shotgun! Hwa is looking for a youth worker to help further develop PTown Bay MMXXX, a board game co-created with young people (14-15 years olds) who are learning outside the mainstream education system at the Nacro Education and Skills Centre in […]

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Call Out: Metal New Artist Network Zine Producer

The Project This summer, Metal will be publishing a zine filled with experiences of being an early career artist. The zine will showcase the work of artists within the Metal New Artist Network, as well as sharing advice, motivation and/or provocations about the reality of starting a career in the arts. It will feature up […]

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Agency for Creative Production Director Recruitment

We’re re-advertising for a Director to lead the Agency for Creative Production – now with increased flexibility to this is fantastic opportunity for a motivated and ambitious individual to build a sector leading social enterprise and establish South Essex as the talent pipeline for live events in this country!

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Reader In Residence Call Out

Reader in Residence – Radical Reading Room Metal is delighted to announce a call-out for its Readers in Residence programme, in response to the Radical Reading Room. Quick overview: Six Readers in Residence for local and national artists, activists, academics, writers, collectives and collaborators at any stage of their career. Each Reader will be awarded […]

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Wonder Women – Artist Call Out

Artist Commission to design and deliver a series of creative workshops for Women in Peterborough over 6 months. X1 ARTISTS COMMISSIONS @ £4500 Click here to apply – Deadline: Tuesday 25th May Click here to read the full artist brief You can also download our Frequently Asked Questions here THE COMMISSION Metal is commissioning a […]

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Metal New Artist: 16-19 Year Olds

Metal is trialling some activities aimed at creative young people aged 16-19. Whether you’re doodling during Zoom classes, or wondering what lies beyond your Drama course, we would love to know what activities you would like to take part in. What do we have in mind? We want to provide FREE workshops to young people […]

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