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Graduate Residencies in Peterborough

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Graduating from University can be as scary as starting. Gone are the support mechanisms and you find yourselves up against your peers looking for a break. You may have a drama degree but don’t yet have the experience or track record. Metal are working with Eastern Angles Theatre Company and University Centre Peterborough to trial […]

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Peterborough PRIDE – LGBTQIA+ Youth Cafe


PETERBOROUGH PRIDE LGBTQIA+ YOUTH CAFE Monday 1st July – Friday 5th July 4 – 7pm FREE Metal, St Peters Road, Peterborough, PE1 1YX LGBTQIA+ Youth Café is a FREE pop up social group programmed by young people for teenagers. The café is open from 1st – 5th July, 4 – 7pm and will be safe and […]

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I know, I wish, I will

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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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Rivers Of The World

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Metal is currently working with Thames Festival Trust to bring their national project ‘Rivers of the World’ to Peterborough. They are currently seeking a lead artist to work in schools in Peterborough. For further details please read on.

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Metal is working in partnership with Vivacity to bring you a special exhibition of work by Peterborough’s extraordinary art teachers. Teachers of Peterborough dedicate an enormous amount of time to inspiring our future generation.

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Beyond Queer – strategies for changing the world

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BEYOND QUEER – LAB In the face of continued austerity, over-population, mass migration, global warming, and famine we are told we are past the point of prevention, and now in the era of adaptation. So, in the face of catastrophe who might lead the way? Those on the outside and in the margins have always […]

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Non-Binary Electro Hour Orlando Callegaro (2)

Come As You Are A festival of trans, non-binary and gender queer theatre. When did you come out as male? Or female? We’ve partnered with Metal and Camden People’s Theatre to host a festival of performances and workshops from gender-anarchists with more questions than answers. It’s not going to be pretty – but it might […]

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A whirlwind week for young poets and spoken word performers Metal is looking for young people aged 15 – 19 from Peterborough who are writing their own poetry, performing spoken word, who might be battle rapping or writing song lyrics. You might be simply writing in your bedroom, performing on YouTube or at school or […]

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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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    PETERBOROUGH PRIDE 2019   THURSDAY 27TH JUNE  Embrace: Pre Pride Party – 8pm – late – Free FRIDAY 28TH JUNE DRAG Networking, Business Pride March  – 9.30AM – The Marriott Hotel  Does God Love Everyone? – 7.30pm – 9pm – Westgate Centre 68 Wheel OF Fortune  – 7.30pm – 10pm – Key Theatre […]

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We’ve all probably heard people say ‘that’s not very lady-like’ but what exactly does this mean in the 21st century? Does this differ between generations?

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