We’re all getting extremely excited about the launch of Pop Up Essex Writers House, our month of literary goodness in March – and sounds like Syd Moore, Writer in Residence for Essex Book Festival, is also chomping at the bit to sink her teeth into our writerly delights as well as appear at her own events […]
SOUTHEND ~ SILK RIVER FLAGS RETURN TO THE ESTUARY FROM INDIA
Don’t miss the chance to see the amazing large-scale Silk River scrolls when they return to Southend from India. OPENING: 6-8PM FRIDAY 27TH FEBRUARY BEECROFT ART GALLERY READ MORE ABOUT THE SILK RIVER SCROLLS
SOUTHEND ~ TURNER CONTEMPORARY: CULTURE COASTING
We’re honoured to announce our involvement in this exciting new project from one of the UK’s leading Art galleries, a collaboration to create a unique new cultural ‘treasure hunt’ trail… CULTURE COASTING Turner Contemporary has been awarded significant funding from Arts Council England to create a series of new artworks to showcase the South East’s […]
SOUTHEND ~ EXCITING NEW PUBLIC POP-UP SPACE FOR TOMA: WATCH THE ART UNFOLD!
Congratulations to TOMA (The Other MA) – our alternative art education model based here at Chalkwell Hall. They’ve secured a snazzy spot at the Royals Shopping Centre to create their own hive of artistic activity while the public can watch! There’s bound to be plenty to keep up with… GRAND OPENING – SATURDAY 3RD […]
SOUTHEND ~ POP UP ESSEX WRITERS HOUSE IN ECHO
The Echo have given us some great coverage for our Writers events in the merry month of March. Go here for the lowdown, or go to the full listings…
SOUTHEND ~ FORGOTTEN BLACK ESSEX EXHIBITION BY ELSA JAMES IN ECHO
We’re delighted to host Forgotten Black Essex at Chalkwell Hall. Read more about this exciting new project by artist Elsa James. OPENING: 22/02/18 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
SOUTHEND ~ HAVE A HUNT FOR OUR NEW GEOCACHE!
We’ve had a bit of fun in the park and have stashed some interesting trinkets for you. The only thing is – you have to find them! Intrigued by the wonderful world of Geocaching, we decided to join in. As the weather brightens, why not come and join us in Chalkwell Park, root out one […]
SOUTHEND ~ WRITERS OPPORTUNITIES: POP UP ESSEX WRITERS HOUSE
Have you checked out the masses of literary fun & inspiration we have on offer during our monthlong Pop Up Essex Writers House in March? Here are some particular opportunities we think writers should know about… BOOKING ESSENTIAL SO GET IN QUICK! Situated Practice Writing Workshop Join celebrated author Lee Rourke on a day-long course […]
SOUTHEND ~ ARTS AWARDS: APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR FEBRUARY START!
We’re excited to announce our new Arts Award courses beginning soon – places are extremely limited – get in touch for more information Email email@example.com Metal’s Arts Awards offer a flexible framework of activities within an exciting, non-academic environment, where young people interested in any creative pursuit can combine this with the motivation of […]
SOUTHEND ~ ‘A CONSCIOUS REBELLION’ – TIME & SPACE RESIDENCY ARTISTS PRESENT NEW WORK
OUR JUDE IN THE GUARDIAN: “SAYING YOU’RE A FEMINIST IS NOT ENOUGH”
This is a brilliant piece explaining why Metal Founder and Chair Jude Kelly is leaving the Southbank to devote her time to WOW Festival…
SOUTHEND ~ PROCESSIONS – MASS ARTWORK MARKING THE CENTENARY OF VOTES FOR WOMEN
INTRODUCING PROCESSIONS… A mass participation artwork to mark the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which gave the first British women the right to vote. We’re very excited to be working on this nationwide project with artist Heidi Wigmore and Artichoke, marking 100 years of women’s suffrage. Heidi will be working with groups […]