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Arts Award at Metal

  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

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!

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

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

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

        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

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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NetPark Day

NetPark update: On 16 June, the NetPark team met for a day of testing and sharing development on a glorious June day in Chalkwell Park. We were joined by Nesta’s Tim Plyming and Arts Council England’s Paul Glinkowski. The children of Chalkwell Hall Junior School presented their work in progress on their story app, developed […]

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Harvest Volunteer Opportunities

We are lucky and proud to have had many wonderful people volunteering with us so far. We could not run things without the fantastic support we receive from dedicated volunteers, and would like to offer the opportunity for others to become part of this exciting on-going process. We currently have a range of exciting opportunities […]

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Volunteer at Village Beach festival in Thurrock

Volunteer at Village Beach festival in Thurrock

We are lucky and proud to have had many wonderful people volunteering with us so far. We could not run things without the fantastic support we receive from dedicated volunteers, and would like to offer the opportunity for others to become part of this exciting on-going process. There is always a chance to help out […]

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NetPark: Artists announced

Metal have now commissioned the first four artworks, following an open competition during which we received entries from 90 artists from 7 different countries. Joel Cahen will create a series of vignettes that explore the memories of the park and encourage enquiry for people of all ages. Mark Grist and MC Mixy will work with […]

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