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 – […]
Category Archive: Opportunities
SOUTHEND ~ ROYAL OPERA HOUSE FEATURE: METAL SOUTHEND & SHSG ARTS AWARD COLLABORATION
The Royal Opera House asked us some questions about our Arts Award work with Southend High School for Girls, recognising the power of collaboration and its the impact on pupils through a tailored approach to working with schools. We greatly look forward to our dedicated Enrichment Day with SHSG in late January. Read our replies, and those […]
SOUTHEND ~ BBC ESSEX: NETPARK WELLBEING PROJECT INTERVIEW WITH COORDINATOR EMMA MILLS
The wonderful people at BBC Essex have been greatly supportive of our wide-ranging work on the Netpark Wellbeing Project, and want to know more! Join project coordinator Emma Mills as she chats to Ronnie Barbour live on air – Friday 5th January at 9:45am. TUNE IN.
SOUTHEND ~ ESSEX BOOK FESTIVAL LAUNCHES IMPRESSIVE 2018 PROGRAMME
The Essex Book Festival today launched its impressive programme for 2018, announcing none other than our very own Syd Moore as their Writer in Residence and the legendary folk troubadour who graced our Village Green stage in 2016, the Bard of Barking Billy Bragg as the lighter of the touch-paper on 28th February. As ever […]
SOUTHEND ~ FIRST HINT OF TOMA’S INTERIM SHOW
ART GOSS FROM THE MOUTH OF TOMA… “TOMA are becoming regulars at The Old Waterworks, making the most of their print room. We’ll be using this, alongside the dark room + exhibition space come April 2018 for an interim show from the 2017 artist cohort of ten who will be on residency their before showing […]
SOUTHEND ~ HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM TOMA
2018 looks set to be another busy vibrant year from our Alternative Art Education model, TOMA – flourishing here at Metal Southend. Here’s their New Year message and a bit about what we can expect in the coming year… HNY Y’ALL! We’re excited for FUTURE TOMA with 2018 shaping up to be expanding + […]
SOUTHEND ~ IAN WILSON: “Metal’s digital art park has virtually changed my life”
This is a wonderful piece in the Echo about Netpark Wellbeing Project, featuring a heartwarming interview with the best volunteer we could ask for – Ian Wilson. Thanks so much for everything you do, Ian! x
SOUTHEND ~ METAL ART SCHOOL PRESENTS SPARK ZINE FAIR!
The second instalment of SPARK, our fabulous art course for young people, has seen some amazing Zine work from the young creatives under Lu Williams’ wing. So good in fact we’ve decided to have a Zine Fair to show it all off to their proud parents & friends! Find out more about SPARK and how […]
SOUTHEND ~ ECHO FEATURE: AUTHOR SYD MOORE APPEARS AT OLD TRUNK’S DAMN WRITE
If you like your storytelling you’re in for a treat. Southend author Syd Moore, beloved for her thrilling novels such as The Drowning Pool, Witch Hunt, and Strange Magic, will be reading a blood-chilling extract from her new book Strange Sight – the second in the Essex Witch Museum series – at Old Trunk theatre company’s […]
SOUTHEND ~ ESTUARY FESTIVAL ARTIST JEM COHEN: FILM SCREENED AT TWENTY ONE
New York based Estuary Festival artist, film-maker Jem Cohen – known for his observational portraits of urban landscapes – has a screening of his ‘Lost Book Found’ at Twenty One in Southend tonight. Do get along if you can – it’s a rare opportunity to see his brilliant work.
SOUTHEND ~ FOR THE CURIOUS: ALL NETPARK WELLBEING PROJECT GROUPS
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 […]
SOUTHEND ~ ONGOING INVESTMENT IN TOMA ARTISTS
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 […]