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Crafts At Cafe Valise with Handmade In Peterborough and Jeni Cairns


Feeling crafty? Drop in and create some garden inspired crafts: 12 – 1pm: Make insect hotels for your garden or yard with garden designer Jeni Cairns 1 – 2pm: Create felt folk birds with knitted flowers with Ruth and Julia of Handmade in Peterborough 2 – 3pm: Make insect hotels for your garden or yard […]

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Metal Billboard Map

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The billboards are now up in 11 different locations around Peterborough. We will be holding a launch for the billboards on Sunday 31st August which will include artist led walking tours, more details here. The billboards will be up for the whole month of September if you would like to go on your own independent walking […]

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Metal Billboard Talks and Debates

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Billboard Programme   Sunday 31st August, 2pm: Artist led walking tours of Billboard sites. Meet at Chauffeurs Cottage Sunday 31st August, 5pm: Billboard artists in conversation with curator Simon Poulter at Chauffeurs Cottage Tuesday 2nd September, 8pm: ‘What makes a good role model?’ with Michael Reid, Peterborough Philosophy Group at Chauffeurs Cottage Wednesday 3rd September 7pm: Screening of award winning film ‘Black Fish’ […]

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A Space To Connect And Grow


Pictures from Hampton Court Palace Flower show, install and the final creation.                                

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Volunteering Opportunities – Peterborough


We have a number of opportunities for volunteers at Metal for Summer / Autumn 2014 and we would love you to join us. There is a short description of the options below but please do drop in to find out more. We will be holding a drop in event for Volunteers on Tuesday 22nd July […]

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Liverpool Art Prize Winner Announced


On Wednesday 18 June at an Awards Ceremony at Edge Hill Station Tabitha Jussa was announced as this year’s Liverpool Art Prize winner. For the second year running the overall prize went to the same winner as the People’s Choice. The judges were unanimous in their decision and Pavel Buchler announced the awards following a speech by […]

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Gold for Jeni Cairn’s and Sophie Antonelli Metal Peterboroughs Garden


The Metal Peterborough garden at Hampton Court Flower Show, designed by Jeni Cairns in partnership with Sophie Antonelli from the Green Back Yard,  has just been awarded a Gold Medal and Best in its Category of Summer Gardens. This is extraordinary news for Jeni, Sophie and all the Peterborough artists who will be performing in […]

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We Can Play Liverpool 26th April


We Can Play is a project that brings together a group of 20 talented young musicians between the ages of 11 and 17 from across Liverpool and the neighbouring boroughs (Knowsley, Halton, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral). The aim of the project is to give young people the opportunity to experiment with new techniques and styles […]

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Application Now Open ‘Metal Residency Award’


Applications for the two residency based awards, part of the Liverpool Art Prize are now open; Metal’s Studio Award, open to artists based across the UK, and Metal’s International Residency to Shanghai, open to any North West based artist. The application forms are below:   Metal International Residency Award Click here for International Residency Award application Deadline […]

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Village Green Competition


VILLAGE GREEN Competition Were you there?! Could you spot yourself amongst a sea of 2013’s Village Green festival-goers? If you think you can, you could be a winner! Metal will be posting a crowd shot from VG2013 every Wednesday for the next 10 weeks on our Facebook page. If you find yourself amongst the sun-kissed faces, tag […]

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