We are delighted to announce a new skills-based social enterprise Agency for Creative Production (ACP) has received initial investment from Creative Estuary through its Re:Generation 2031 programme.
New Director at Metal Southend
Andrea Cunningham steps up as the new Director of Metal in Southend – the arts organisation based at Chalkwell Hall in Chalkwell Park. Metal supports artists of all artforms across the region to develop their creative practice.
Metal’s residency artist Bill Posters discusses Eco-Bot.Net
Metal Liverpool’s artist-in-residence, Bill Posters, discusses Eco-Bot.Net – a new online intervention launched on various social media platforms during the COP26 Climate Talks held in Glasgow, UK, challenging disinformation online and corporate greenwashing. There is a kind of climate pollution that we can’t see clearly. It isn’t in our rivers, lands or skies, it is […]
Metal is part of the Kickstart Scheme
We’re excited to announce that Metal is part of the Kickstart Scheme! If you are aged 16-24 and are receiving Universal Credit, with an interest in the arts and creativity, then our work placements through the Kickstart Scheme offer the opportunity to experience what it is like to be a professional within an arts organisation […]
NetPark Wellbeing at the National Positive Practice in Mental Health Awards 2021
The NetPark Wellbeing Project was nominated and achieved highly commended for two categories within the National Positive Practice in Mental Health Awards.
We are excited to announce our new residency artists at Metal: OOMK and Morgan Quaintance (Southend), Kate Genever and Jonah Batambuze (Peterborough), and Beverley Bennett (Liverpool). Each artist was selected from our local communities and invited to complete a residency with us. We look forward to supporting our new residency artists, watching their work develop […]
Metal Southend are recruiting for an Administrator!
Metal Southend are currently recruiting for an Administrator to join their team! This role is for a bright, motivated and creative individual, who enjoys working with, hosting and meeting new people, as well as having enthusiasm for good organisation, developing systems and working effectively. The role is full time and the successful candidate will be […]
Artistic Director & CEO Recruitment
We are currently recruiting for an Artistic Director & CEO to join the Metal team! This role is for a dynamic, entrepreneurial and creative individual, with drive, experience and excitement to lead one of the UK’s most ambitious multi-site, catalyst arts organisations. We are looking for candidates who reflect the diversity of the country today […]
We are very pleased to announce our new Artists-In-Residence for our 2021-22 programme. Each artist was selected from our local communities and creatives can choose to work from home, in their own studio supported by Metal staff, or in our Metal spaces. We look forward to welcoming our new programme of artists and seeing how […]
Reader In Residence Call Out
Reader in Residence – Radical Reading Room Metal is delighted to announce a call-out for its Readers in Residence programme, in response to the Radical Reading Room. Quick overview: Six Readers in Residence for local and national artists, activists, academics, writers, collectives and collaborators at any stage of their career. Each Reader will be awarded […]
Metal’s Artistic Director and CEO Colette Bailey to step down in November 2021
After twenty years at the helm, our Artistic Director and CEO, Colette Bailey, will be leaving Metal in November 2021. Colette has worked to build Metal from its inception in 2002 into an established and distinctive arts organisation that has a unique place within the cultural ecology of the UK. Now with a base in […]
Tijs van Bakel – Future Networks: Test, Try, Fail
Future Network is a quarterly virtual event co-programmed by our teams across the UK (in Liverpool, Peterborough and Southend). Throughout the year, we invite artists to host online sharings in response to a theme and also present accompanying material through a contribution to Metal’s website. For this Future Network the theme is Test, Try, Fail […]