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Change Maker Blog: Permission 

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August 2nd 2017 – Change Maker Blog: Permission  Photo by Ruth Campbell – Rob Hesp, Luke Pell, Kitty Fedorec and Kate Marsh   In the two Labs that have taken place so far, I have been pretty vocal in my enthusiasm to get to the part where we all move together, make contact with each […]

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Opportunities for Young People at Metal Southend

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We currently have several opportunities for young people: 1) NATIONAL YOUTH JAZZ COLLECTIVE WORKSHOPS Know any young musicians who’d like to develop their skills? Deadline to apply is MONDAY 2 October, so quick response is needed! BUILD CONFIDENCE EXPLORE RHYTHMS PLAY BY EAR COMPOSE & IMPROVISE BE AN ASSET TO A BAND • 22nd October […]

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Cancellation of Different Trains 1947 at Edge Hill Station

Cancellation of Different Trains 1947 at Edge Hill Station

We are very sorry to announce that tonight’s performance of Different Trains 1947 at Edge Hill Station has been cancelled for safety reasons. Due to adverse weather conditions forecast for tonight, it is not possible to proceed safely with the event. This is not a decision that has been taken lightly, and we apologise for […]

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SOUTHEND ~ NATIONAL YOUTH JAZZ COLLECTIVE WORKSHOPS

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Know any young musicians who’d like to develop their skills? Deadline to apply is 2nd October, so quick response is needed! APPLY HERE BUILD CONFIDENCE EXPLORE RHYTHMS PLAY BY EAR COMPOSE & IMPROVISE BE AN ASSET TO A BAND The National Youth Jazz Collective is the country’s biggest network for teaching young musicians to play […]

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PETERBOROUGH ~ Cine-Sister: Call out for short films

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Cine-Sister is a DIY film-programming organisation focused on promoting films made with female-identifying filmmakers in a leadership role. They aim to give a voice and a platform to a diverse range of women with amazing stories to tell and share them with the public in a range of locations around the UK. We are excited to announce […]

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SOUTHEND ~ TIME & SPACE RESIDENCY ARTIST CAROLINE BERGVALL WINS BERNARD HEIDSIECK-POMPIDOU CENTRE PRIZE

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Congratulations to Time & Space Residency & Estuary artist Caroline Bergvall! Caroline spent time here at Chalkwell Hall developing her powerful vocal work Raga Dawn for Estuary Festival. Following on from her success earlier this year with the Society of Authors’ Cholmondeley Awards for Poets, Caroline Bergvall was presented with the inaugural Prix Bernard Heidsieck-Centre Pompidou, funded […]

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SOUTHEND ~ SILK RIVER EVENT

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We’re looking forward to welcoming the big Silk River walking group to Chalkwell Hall for some much needed refreshments and a little Netpark break before they continue their journey… Part of Totally Thames 2017. SEE ALSO MARIA ARCEO: FUTURE DUST

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SOUTHEND ~ TIME & SPACE RESIDENCY ARTIST MARIA ARCEO INSTALLED ALONG THE THAMES

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Brilliant artist Maria Arceo has for some time been working on her large scale installation FUTURE DUST – regularly coming back to Metal Southend to stay at Chalkwell Hall on Time & Space Residency  – to develop her work and to comb the beaches for her material; the all-too common plastic detritus discarded by humans or washed up by […]

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MEET THE TOMA COHORT FOR 2017!

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Meet the second cohort of Metal’s TOMA – an artist instigated alternative MA founded by Emma Edmondson. The new group kick off on the educational programme in September 2017…   Laura Adamson Laura Adamson is a London based multidisciplinary artist exploring emotional states of being through collage, costume, video and performance. Her creation of imaginary creatures invites the viewer […]

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Time & Space Residency Artist Hannah Gadsby wins Edinburgh Comedy Award

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Massive congratulations to amazing comedian, writer, and art historian Hannah Gadsby on her much-deserved win in the comedy awards up at the Edinburgh Fringe. Hannah spent some time here at Chalkwell Hall last year writing and distilling ideas, and she was a joy to have around. Her show ‘Nanette’ has been getting uproarious response across the […]

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