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New Director at Metal Southend

Andrea Cunningham steps up as the new Director of Metal in Southend – the arts organisation based at Chalkwell Hall in Chalkwell Park. Metal supports artists of all artforms across the region to develop their creative practice.

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Metal’s residency artist Bill Posters discusses Eco-Bot.Net

Metal Liverpool’s artist-in-residence, Bill Posters, discusses Eco-Bot.Net – a new online intervention launched on various social media platforms during the COP26 Climate Talks held in Glasgow, UK, challenging disinformation online and corporate greenwashing. There is a kind of climate pollution that we can’t see clearly. It isn’t in our rivers, lands or skies, it is […]

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Metal is part of the Kickstart Scheme

We’re excited to announce that Metal is part of the Kickstart Scheme! If you are aged 16-24 and are receiving Universal Credit, with an interest in the arts and creativity, then our work placements through the Kickstart Scheme offer the opportunity to experience what it is like to be a professional within an arts organisation […]

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Residency Announcement

We are excited to announce our new residency artists at Metal: OOMK and Morgan Quaintance (Southend), Kate Genever and Jonah Batambuze (Peterborough), and Beverley Bennett (Liverpool). Each artist was selected from our local communities and invited to complete a residency with us. We look forward to supporting our new residency artists, watching their work develop […]

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Metal Southend are recruiting for an Administrator!

Metal Southend are currently recruiting for an Administrator to join their team! This role is for a bright, motivated and creative individual, who enjoys working with, hosting and meeting new people, as well as having enthusiasm for good organisation, developing systems and working effectively.  The role is full time and the successful candidate will be […]

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Artistic Director & CEO Recruitment

We are currently recruiting for an Artistic Director & CEO to join the Metal 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 […]

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Artists-In-Residence 2021-22

We are very pleased to announce our new Artists-In-Residence for our 2021-22 programme. Each artist was selected from our local communities and creatives can choose to work from home, in their own studio supported by Metal staff, or in our Metal spaces. We look forward to welcoming our new programme of artists and seeing how […]

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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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