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Harvest Commissioned Artists

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Charlotte Bosanquet Belfast based artist Charlotte Bosanquet performs, directs and facilitates actions, performances and events that generally question the pre-existing structures that constitute the relationship between ‘artist’ and ‘audience’. She aims to integrate the audience by making them proactive in the work itself and attempts to democratize their encounter by using site specific actions to […]

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D: 30 September TIME & SPACE RESIDENCIES

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Matmos at their 2015 residency at Chalkwell Hall TIME AND SPACE RESIDENCIES Southend / Liverpool / Peterborough Metal’s Time and Space residencies are open opportunities for artists working in all disciplines to access Metal’s spaces, the support of its staff and its local, national and international networks. With two application deadlines each year the selection […]

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Wanted: Mental Health Wellbeing Coordinator

Artist Rosie Poebright testing her app ‘Running to Flight'.

MENTAL HEALTH WELLBEING COORDINATOR – NETPARK Working in partnership between Metal and Southend Borough Council/Clinical Commissioning Group an exciting fixed term post has been created to engage with local people, especially targeted adult populations with low level mental health issues currently not accessing or participating in available services, and BAME communities. The aim is to […]

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NetPark Completed Soon!

Matmos and Rosie Poebright testing apps in Chalkwell Park.

Over the Summer we have been bringing all of the projects to completion for NetPark. We have also been developing the signage and thinking about how the whole project links up. We have worked with five local schools to develop new story apps. The children have worked with illustrators and designers to devise stories that […]

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Arts Award at Metal

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  Arts Award at Metal NEW COURSES: Bronze / Silver / Gold sessions for 11y+ – all free, with contributions towards trips / moderation and certification costs. Dates: new term starts – Weds 16 September 2015 – 4-6pm. Places limited. TO APPLY: Download the application form here and return to camilla@metalculture.com ASAP.   Arts Award is a nationally […]

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Harvest Napkin Ring – How too

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Award-winning milliner Eloise Moody and arts organisation Metal are looking for enthusiastic creatives to contribute to international artists Lucy + Jorge Orta’s outdoor Harvest meal by making 500 plaited Harvest straw napkin rings for the table. All napkin rings will be presented as part of the table display on Sunday 20th September as part of […]

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Peterborough Play Now Or Never – Flash Mob!

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We need your help to launch Play Peterborough Now or Never with a bang! On Saturday the 5th and Sunday 6th September 2015, during Peterborough Arts Festival, we’ll be launching Peterborough’s first playful app. Developed in collaboration with Peterborough residents the app will invite everyone to re-discover the city through play. To create a spectacle […]

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Metal’s Time and Space residencies

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Time and Space Residencies Metal’s Time and Space artists residencies are open opportunities for artists working in all disciplines to access Metal’s spaces, the support of its staff and its local, national and international networks. With two application deadlines each year the selection process is favourable to artists looking to develop their practices or with […]

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Idea13 for Thurrock

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After running Idea13 site for promoting local culture in Southend since 2008 and Peterborough since 2013, we’ve now launched Idea13 for Thurrock – have a look and add your events here.

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Harvest Lottery

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        ENTRIES TO THE HARVEST LOTTERY HAVE NOW CLOSED HARVEST LOTTERY – How to enter for tickets to the Studio Orta meal on 20th September 2015 On Sunday 20th September arts organisation Metal and artists Studio Orta will be hosting a simple meal for 500 in Cathedral Square, Peterborough as part of […]

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VILLAGE GREEN 2015

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Hurrah! Thank you all so much for coming to this year’s VILLAGE GREEN – all 25,000 of you grown-ups, teens, kids and babies! We had a fantastic day yesterday – with a great, friendly vibe in the crowd, on stage, backstage, in tents, out on the fields. Big thanks to our 2,000 strong army of […]

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