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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! BUILD CONFIDENCE EXPLORE RHYTHMS PLAY BY EAR COMPOSE & IMPROVISE BE AN ASSET TO A BAND   Read more…

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PETERBOROUGH ~ Cine-Sister: Call out for short films

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Cine-Sister is a DIY film-programming organisation focused on promoting films made with female-identifying filmmakers in a leadership role. They aim to give a voice and a platform to a diverse range of women with amazing stories to tell and share them with the public in a range of locations around the UK. We are excited to announce […]

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SOUTHEND ~ TIME & SPACE RESIDENCY ARTIST CAROLINE BERGVALL WINS BERNARD HEIDSIECK-POMPIDOU CENTRE PRIZE

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Congratulations to Time & Space Residency & Estuary artist Caroline Bergvall! Caroline spent time here at Chalkwell Hall developing her powerful vocal work Raga Dawn for Estuary Festival. Following on from her success earlier this year with the Society of Authors’ Cholmondeley Awards for Poets, Caroline Bergvall was presented with the inaugural Prix Bernard Heidsieck-Centre Pompidou, funded […]

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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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MEET THE TOMA COHORT FOR 2017!

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Meet the second cohort of Metal’s TOMA – an artist instigated alternative MA founded by Emma Edmondson. The new group kick off on the educational programme in September 2017…   Laura Adamson Laura Adamson is a London based multidisciplinary artist exploring emotional states of being through collage, costume, video and performance. Her creation of imaginary creatures invites the viewer […]

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Time & Space Residency Artist Hannah Gadsby wins Edinburgh Comedy Award

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Massive congratulations to amazing comedian, writer, and art historian Hannah Gadsby on her much-deserved win in the comedy awards up at the Edinburgh Fringe. Hannah spent some time here at Chalkwell Hall last year writing and distilling ideas, and she was a joy to have around. Her show ‘Nanette’ has been getting uproarious response across the […]

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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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SOUTHEND ~ TOMA TAKEOVER AT BEECROFT GALLERY IN ECHO

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        A wealth of experience & collaborative skill will be used playfully in the TOMA take-over of the Beecroft Art Gallery by the “budding” artists of the 2016-17 cohort. It’s been a jam-packed year, and 2017-18 looks set to be just as wonderful…

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SOUTHEND ~ IN THE HOUSE: ANITA DELANEY AT CHALKWELL HALL

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In the house on Time And Space Residency we have artist Anita Delaney… Having worked mainly in moving image, her practice is expanding to include sculpture and installation. She intends to use her time at Metal Southend to develop a script for a new moving image work as well as develop drawings and sketches for new […]

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