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Politically-charged Play at Liverpool Venues

For the past three weeks Ed Barrett’s Enthusiastic Theatre Company have been rehearsing their first fully professional production of Sus; a play by Barrie Keefe, at Edge Hill Station. Having received critical attention at the time for its depiction of police harassment under the controversial ‘Suspicious person’ (‘sus’) laws, the play is set on Election […]

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Billboard Imagery

      Just a few of the billboards up in Peterborough. These billboards will be up for the rest of September, to take a walking tour download a map here.  Paula Benvegnu   Eden Barrena   Lee Mason   Lee Mason       Jason Duckmanton 

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The 10 Metal Billboard Images

  JESSIE BRENNAN      JASON DUCKMANTON   ALAN DUNN   HELEN SCHELL   LEE MASON   LAURA KEEBLE   PAULA BENVEGNU    EDEN BARRENA    RICHARD CRAMP   SCOTT SPENCER  

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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

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

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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