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Chief Executive Officer & Artistic Director

We’re re-recruiting for a Chief Executive Officer and Artistic Director to join our 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 to […]

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Sophie Neville Wants To Know About Your Taste, Perceptions and Expectations!

One of our residency artists, Sophie Neville, is working on a project called ‘Tawdry’ which explores how ideas of taste, perceptions and expectations have an effect on the way women are treated. She will be looking at the project through the lens of Saint Audrey, an Anglo Saxon saint whose name gives us the word […]

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Welcoming our new Kickstarters to the Metal team!

We want to give a big warm welcome to three new starters on our Metal team! Ellis Williams recently joined Metal Liverpool as an Administrative Assistant, Harry Calladine as a Digital Marketing Assistant at Metal Southend and Molly Chambers is an Artist-in-Residence at Metal Peterborough! Our new starters have joined Metal through the Kickstart Scheme […]

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Hwa Young Is Looking For a Youth Worker!

Socially engaged artist Hwa Young Jung is looking for a youth worker to ride shotgun! Hwa is looking for a youth worker to help further develop PTown Bay MMXXX, a board game co-created with young people (14-15 years olds) who are learning outside the mainstream education system at the Nacro Education and Skills Centre in […]

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Call Out: Metal New Artist Network Zine Producer

The Project This summer, Metal will be publishing a zine filled with experiences of being an early career artist. The zine will showcase the work of artists within the Metal New Artist Network, as well as sharing advice, motivation and/or provocations about the reality of starting a career in the arts. It will feature up […]

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Metal are finalists in the Liverpool Culture & Creativity Awards 2021

We’re excited to announce that Metal are finalists in three categories in the Liverpool Culture & Creativity Awards 2021! We’ve been selected for The People’s Choice – for outstanding contribution, International Reach, and Environmental Sustainability. Metal believes that artists can affect change in our society, and to this end Metal Liverpool acts as a catalyst […]

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NetPark Wellbeing visit Hyde Hall’s Glow Exhibition

Two participants taking photos on their phones of the light display in the gardens in front of them. The trees, shrubs and grass light up the black sky with red, blue, pink, yellow and orange lighting.

Earlier in December, NetPark Wellbeing took 16 participants living with mental health conditions to Hyde Hall’s Glow exhibition to explore the garden after dark. We followed the magical illuminated trail around the botanical gardens, and the different garden areas and trees were awash with colourful lights that lit up the night sky. In the Winter […]

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Agency for Creative Production Director Recruitment

We’re re-advertising for a Director to lead the Agency for Creative Production – now with increased flexibility to this is fantastic opportunity for a motivated and ambitious individual to build a sector leading social enterprise and establish South Essex as the talent pipeline for live events in this country!

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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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