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Sara Grundy is recommencing her wonderful 6 week Millinery course here at Metal Art School. It starts up on the 7th October and runs for 6 weeks. Only 10 places so grab yours fast!  

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There is a dizzying wealth of activities, workshops, and outreach work that goes on in the Metal Art School building – the brightly painted stables adjoining us here at Chalkwell Hall. As well as the artistic programme, there is an ever-burgeoning array of important work being done by our Mental Wellbeing Coordinator, Emma Mills. Show them […]

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Metal Art School Mural: Catching the Eye of the Town

The new mural on the long wall of Chalkwell Park’s Peacock Palace has been quite the talking point, with particular praise going to the team effort involved. Emma Mills, our Mental Health & Wellbeing coordinator, oversaw it all and the result is a long-lasting and colourful testament to the importance of community care and collaboration. The […]

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Colette & the River in The Guardian

A beautiful piece featured in The Guardian focusing on the inspirational landscape of the Thames Estuary and what can happen when you go a-walking. Joanne O’Connor spoke to Colette about what made the place so inspiring for artists, to which she replied,  “It’s unknowable, it’s full of mystery, and it has endless stories, some of which […]

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Artist Eelyn Lee’s Film Update: Monsters

The Echo featured a piece on Eelyn Lee – a regular face here at Chalkwell Hall as she’s been developing her film Monsters, which looks at issues of fear that arise from the river. MORE ABOUT THE PROJECT HERE MORE ABOUT EELYN LEE

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