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Writers House Events 12-18 March

POP-UP Essex Writers House 1 – 29 March 2018 As part of an exciting new partnership with Essex Book Festival, Metal is transforming Chalkwell Hall into a pop-up Essex Writers House for the whole month of March 2018 to host a wide range of literary events and activities. Our aim is to provide development opportunities […]

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Do you have memories of Liverpool in 1967?

Do you have memories of Liverpool in 1967?

From 3 – 17 March Irish artist Ruth McHugh will use the first stage of her METAL Time and Space Residency to research and develop Spectres of Modernity II in Liverpool.. Her project Spectres of Modernity (https://youtu.be/eEDFHk5LJA0) recorded the demolition of the final remains of Ballymun, Ireland’s most recognisable high-rise housing. From ongoing engagement with […]

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SOUTHEND ~ TURNER CONTEMPORARY: England’s Creative Coast

We’re honoured to announce our involvement in this exciting new project from one of the UK’s leading Art galleries, a collaboration to create a unique new cultural ‘treasure hunt’ trail… England’s Creative Coast   Turner Contemporary has been awarded significant funding from Arts Council England to create a series of new artworks to showcase the South East’s […]

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SOUTHEND ~ EXCITING NEW PUBLIC POP-UP SPACE FOR TOMA: WATCH THE ART UNFOLD!

Congratulations to TOMA (The Other MA) – our alternative art education model based here at Chalkwell Hall. They’ve secured a snazzy spot at the Royals Shopping Centre to create their own hive of artistic activity while the public can watch! There’s bound to be plenty to keep up with…   GRAND OPENING – SATURDAY 3RD […]

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SOUTHEND ~ HAVE A HUNT FOR OUR NEW GEOCACHE!

We’ve had a bit of fun in the park and have stashed some interesting trinkets for you. The only thing is – you have to find them! Intrigued by the wonderful world of Geocaching, we decided to join in. As the weather brightens, why not come and join us in Chalkwell Park, root out one […]

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SOUTHEND ~ WRITERS OPPORTUNITIES: POP UP ESSEX WRITERS HOUSE

Have you checked out the masses of literary fun & inspiration we have on offer during our monthlong Pop Up Essex Writers House in March? Here are some particular opportunities we think writers should know about… BOOKING ESSENTIAL SO GET IN QUICK!   Situated Practice Writing Workshop  Join celebrated author Lee Rourke on a day-long course […]

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SOUTHEND ~ ARTS AWARDS: APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR FEBRUARY START!

We’re excited to announce our new Arts Award courses beginning soon – places are extremely limited – get in touch for more information Email camilla@metalculture.com   Metal’s Arts Awards offer a flexible framework of activities within an exciting, non-academic environment, where young people interested in any creative pursuit can combine this with the motivation of […]

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