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TIME & SPACE RESIDENCY SOUTHEND: OLD TRUNK INTERVIEW IN ECHO

New writing theatre company Old Trunk feature in the Echo today ahead of their double-bill of critically-acclaimed plays Pramkicker and Fran & Leni at the Palace Theatre Westcliff next week. Fran & Leni – Wednesday 19th April Pramkicker/Fran & Leni Double Bill – Saturday 22nd April Both plays are by award-winning writer Sadie Hasler and directed […]

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SO-SLAM YOUNG SONGWRITERS LAB

We were delighted to host a Young Songwriters LAB by the brilliant SoSlam here at Chalkwell Hall  last week. Selected participants aged 11-18 got to work intensively with songwriters and industry facilitators for four days culminating in a showcase of their impressive new work. It was a wonderful week, and we greatly enjoyed being treated […]

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Selected Artists: Development LAB

Metal and Change Maker Associate Producer Kate Marsh are very happy to announce the selected Metal LAB participants. Following a national call-out and an unprecedented response of 177 applications, the selected group of 25 artists will attend intensive week long development sessions exploring through movement ‘the in-between’ that sits beyond the ’normative’ and ‘othered’ body. […]

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TOMA IN ART MONTHLY

Congrats, TOMA on being featured in Art Monthly! Perfect little feature. Up the Alt Art School revolution! Further Call-Out & Open Day (Saturday 15th April) details can be found right here.  

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SPARK: INSPIRATIONAL COURSES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

SPARK courses at Metal Art School Metal Art School’s latest creative opportunity – SPARK: an ongoing programme of short, inspirational, artist-led courses for secondary school and college students. SPARK courses have a contemporary focus that will develop a young person’s passion and potentially kickstart their own independent activities and a new direction on their creative […]

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Re: development – Inside The Green Backyard A Collaborative Networked Exhibition

Re: development – Inside The Green Backyard A Collaborative Networked Exhibition Jessie Brennan, ‘Courgette’, cyanotype, from Inside The Backyard (Opportunity Area), 2015–6.   After five years hard work by its volunteers and incredible public support, The Green Backyard, a community growing project in Peterborough run entirely by volunteers, is no longer threatened with redevelopment: the owners […]

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TIME & SPACE RESIDENCY ARTIST SCOTTEE: REVIEW

Regular face at Chalkwell Hall, artist Scottee got a cracking review from Exeunt Magazine for new work Working Class Dinner Party – a collaboration in Brighton with other Metal Time & Space Residency artist Bryony Kimmings and Selina Thompson. We want one in Southend, Scottee! Get to it!

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