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Weavers – Aïcha El Beloui

In 2019 Metal invited Moroccan artist Aïcha El Beloui to visit Peterborough and spend time meeting local residents and exploring the city

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Metal New Artist Network

  About Metal New Artist Network Over the next few years Metal is looking to further develop a programme of support for early career artists, those in their first few years of defining themselves as an artist. Though not exclusively, we are particularly interested in how we can help early career artists who live or […]

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In Other Words

To buy your copy of the book click here.  £10 plus postage Audio described version of the book  – Download here.  PDF to support AD here. In Other Words is a collection of urgent reflections, created by 49 artists over 4 months in 2020 exploring their hopes and fears for the future at a time of […]

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Future Networks Shorts

FUTURE NETWORK SHORTS   Future Network Shorts is a monthly virtual event co-programmed by our teams across the UK (in Liverpool, Peterborough and Southend). On the last Thursday of each month (across the course of a year), we invite 6 x artists to host 10 minute sharings of their work online, delivered across a mix […]

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Metal and Eastern Angles Theatre Company 2020 Emerging Talent Residencies

Application deadline: 14th February 2020 Arts organisation Metal and Eastern Angles Theatre Company have joined forces with University Centre Peterborough to offer a week-long residency programme in July / August 2020 that supports emerging talent. The residencies are available to those who graduate from UCP in 2020 those who graduated in the last 2 years […]

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CONSEQUENCES

Online exhibition 15th August – 15th September 2020. Over 5 months, including lockdown, hundred of women across Peterborough and beyond met to chat and get to know each other whilst drawing. Going beyond chit chat we explored personal, political and universal issues. From Isolation, BLM to dogs or cats and ironing our hair. The exhibition […]

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Metal Masterclasses

A series of workshops led by experts aimed at inspiring creative practice. Previous workshops have included, Zine Making with Lu Williams of GRRRL Zine and Oral History for Creatives.

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Culture LABs

Metal runs a programme of Culture LABS each year that brings together groups of artists and thinkers in exploratory, week-long, intensive residencies around different themes and subjects.

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Future Network

FUTURE NETWORK At each of our Metal sites, we run regular free networking and sharing evenings for creatives at all levels of their careers. Artists working in all disciplines are welcome to drop by. If there’s a particular topic you’d like us to cover or an inspiring speaker you’d like us to invite, we’d love to […]

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PETERBOROUGH PRIDE 2019

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE LGBTQIA+ YOUTH CAFE LGBTQIA+ Youth Café was a FREE pop up social group programmed by young people for teenagers. The café was open from 1st – 5th July, 4 – 7pm and provided a safe and friendly space to get involved in fun activities across the week, making friends and discuss things that […]

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I know, I wish, I will

Metal is delighted to be working with Eastside Educational Trust to celebrate their 25th anniversary year (2019). Together we will be assembling thousands of young people from across England and beyond, to create the world’s longest, youth-led, spoken word poem. Launching on World Poetry Day, 21st March 2019, the I know, I wish, I will project will culminate […]

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