Category Archive: Opportunities

SOUTHEND ~ FOR THE CURIOUS: ALL NETPARK WELLBEING PROJECT GROUPS

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We are constantly bustling with visitors who come to enjoy the park and our Netpark facilities, as well as the wonderful warm welcome from our highly trained award-nominated Netpark Wellbeing team, headed up by Art Therapist Emma Mills. Here’s a list of current groups and those which will be starting in the new year: Dementia […]

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SOUTHEND ~ ONGOING INVESTMENT IN TOMA ARTISTS

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Paul Robinson Solicitors are investing in emerging artists on TOMA  by hosting a changing programme of exhibitions at their New Bank space. This partnership continues into 2017 / 2018.   Next up…   TELLING TALES   Fiona Bennett Ian Segrave Gemma Shaw   TOMA artists explore different ways of presenting  fictions, stories and tales for […]

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SOUTHEND ~ FOR THE CURIOUS: ALL UPCOMING EVENTS!

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Here’s what you can be a part of over the coming weeks! Come join us. ALL FREE!   PECHA KUCHA: ABRIDGED – UNIT 21 SOUTHEND 30th November, 7-10:30pm LOVE LETTER TO SOUTHEND – BEECROFT ART GALLERY SOUTHEND Closes 30th November, 5pm TOMA PRIVATE VIEW – PAUL ROBINSON SOLICITORS WESTCLIFF 4th December, 5:30-8pm OLD TRUNK: DAMN WRITE STORYTELLING […]

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SOUTHEND ~ ARTIST LU WILLIAMS OF GRRRL ZINE FAIR IN ‘LONDON IN STEREO’

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The brilliant Lu Williams, brain behind GRRRLZINE FAIR, one of the most popular stop-offs at this year’s Village Green, and workshop leader on our current SPARK: Zinestars course, has some damn fine things to say in London in Stereo… “Grrrl Zine Fair became what it is after I realised I could make parties as well […]

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SOUTHEND ~ INTERVIEW WITH NETPARK WELLBEING VOLUNTEER, JADE DODD

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We had the brilliant Jade Dodd working with us for many months, getting stuck into all facets of the Netpark Wellbeing Project. She’s off to new exciting climes following her experience here, and she’ll be sorely missed. GOOD LUCK, JADE! Here’s a little about her time here. The answers made us feel all warm & […]

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SOUTHEND ~ INTERVIEW WITH GEORGE HASLAM – WORK EXPERIENCE STAR

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We had the fantastic George Haslam helping us out for a few weeks before he started his Marketing course. He’s been a brilliant help in particular on our Clever Essex project. Here’s what he had to say about his time here… Why did you decide to come to Metal? I decided to apply for work […]

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Southend ~ SoSlam Young Musicians LAB

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We’re really excited to again be hosting the brilliant SoSlam as they hold another Young Musicians LAB here at Chalkwell Hall during October half term. They’re looking for 12-18 year olds with a passion for writing their own music, who want to explore and learn with new friends in a supportive environment. The last one was a […]

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SOUTHEND ~ NATIONAL YOUTH JAZZ COLLECTIVE WORKSHOPS

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Know any young musicians who’d like to develop their skills? Deadline to apply is 2nd October, so quick response is needed! APPLY HERE BUILD CONFIDENCE EXPLORE RHYTHMS PLAY BY EAR COMPOSE & IMPROVISE BE AN ASSET TO A BAND The National Youth Jazz Collective is the country’s biggest network for teaching young musicians to play […]

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SOUTHEND ~ SILK RIVER EVENT

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We’re looking forward to welcoming the big Silk River walking group to Chalkwell Hall for some much needed refreshments and a little Netpark break before they continue their journey… Part of Totally Thames 2017. SEE ALSO MARIA ARCEO: FUTURE DUST

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SOUTHEND ~ TIME & SPACE RESIDENCY ARTIST MARIA ARCEO INSTALLED ALONG THE THAMES

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Brilliant artist Maria Arceo has for some time been working on her large scale installation FUTURE DUST – regularly coming back to Metal Southend to stay at Chalkwell Hall on Time & Space Residency  – to develop her work and to comb the beaches for her material; the all-too common plastic detritus discarded by humans or washed up by […]

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SOUTHEND ~ SEPTEMBER FUTURE PARK LINE-UP

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We’re very much looking forward to our next Future Park which is not far away; just in sight beyond our summer break. We’ve got big talks from exciting artist Sophie Chapman who collaborates with Kerri Jefferis, and you’ll get to meet the new artists who will comprise the cohort of boundary-pushing Alternative Art Education Model TOMA 2017-18, who will all be doing […]

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