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Different Trains


Different Trains was a major project that saw legendary American composer Steve Reich perform his masterpiece Different Trains live in Liverpool, while filmmaker Bill Morrison presented a newly commissioned film as an accompaniment.   Taking place before a sold-out crowd at Edge Hill Station’s historic carriage ramp on 29th September 2016, the concert was also […]

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Marvin Gaye Chetwynd in residence


Marvin Gaye Chetwynd will be in residence at Metal in June as she creates work for Liverpool Biennial 2016. Marvin Gaye Chetwynd (b. 1973, London, UK) lives in Glasgow, UK. Chetwynd’s practice intertwines performance, sculpture, painting, installation and video. Her work incorporates elements of folk plays, street spectacles, popular culture and Surrealist cinema. Her performances […]

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Liverpool Beach Huts – an ideas walk

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Liverpool Beach Huts – a waterfront encounter between business and alternative thinking   Saturday 11 June – Sunday 3 July 2016  Along the Liverpool Waterfront the Beach Huts project animated the 2016 International Festival of Business for a three week period. Providing a celebration of British Culture, new technologies, art and DIY enterprise. the Beach […]

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Meanwhile Space

Meanwhile space June signs small

Meanwhile spaces are those unloved and vacant plots of land we see in all cities, that fall between the cracks of ownership and use.   Often owned by private developers or local councils, these spaces are deemed unsuitable for development and often become physical blights on the communities that surround them. Metal’s next project seeks […]

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The Doorways Project

Doorways featured

Metal are delighted to announce that artist Bekki Perriman will be installing her work The Doorways Project at Edge Hill Station. Doorways is now closed but will be touring other UK locations.   The Doorways Project is a touring, site-specific sound installation. It explores homeless culture through the personal stories of society’s most silenced people. […]

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Liverpool Provocations: A series of artistic interruptions


“It is easier to imagine the end of the world than an alternative to capitalism.” In January 2016 Metal Liverpool in partnership with 67projects curated Liverpool Provocations, a series of four new public realm art works based in and around the city centre. Liverpool Provocations is a series of interruptions that urge the public to […]

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Shrine by Forest Swords

Shrine by git

Originally commissioned by Metal as part of Liverpool Provocations, Shrine is a new solo dance piece devised and scored by Forest Swords, performed by Owen Ridley-Demonick and choreographed/costumed by Carmel Koster. “For me, the past six months has involved watching how bodies can fail and fix. I became acutely aware of the power of forcing ourselves to look […]

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Matthew Herbert Residency

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Metal is proud to announce its support of Matthew Herbert’s project ‘Nude’.   ‘Nude’ reimagines the formal and conceptual frameworks of ‘the nude’ in art and society, exploring its contemporary aesthetic, philosophical and ethical landscapes. Matthew’s residency at Metal comprised a week of musical production alongside dinner with local artists, academics and member of the […]

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Assemble Residency

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Metal are pleased to announce that our latest residency is Turner prize winning design collective Assemble.   Assemble will be working with Metal over the next three months to develop the Granby Workshop project, a new social enterprise in Granby, from which a team of local people will create products for homes: from door handles […]

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Vinyl Station


Metal & Bido Lito! are proud to present Vinyl Station, a place for Liverpool’s music lovers to come together in the shared experience of the vinyl album.   In 2015 Metal and Bido Lito! launched Vinyl Station, a new series of record listening parties in Liverpool. Vinyl Station is a new event where Liverpool’s music community […]

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Film Station

Blue Room - from front

Free film screenings take place every fortnight in Metal’s unique screening room within Edge Hill Station.

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Future Station

Future Station at Metal, Edge Hill Station

Join us at Edge Hill station for our regular series of FREE Future Station events.   Future station aims to bring together artists, creative thinkers and our local community, to share ideas and experiences that could encourage a positive change in society.   Recent speakers have included Jeremy Deller, Nina Edge, They are Here, and […]

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