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AFTER SCHOOL CLUB

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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COME AS YOU ARE FESTIVAL

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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PETERBOROUGH PRIDE 2018

WHAT IS PRIDE? In Peterborough, the LGBTQIA+ community organise a week-long celebration which encompasses a number of different events aimed at all Peterborough residents. Pride is an opportunity for everyone to come together and demonstrate support and solidarity for the LGBTQIA+ community. It is for everyone, every race and every faith. Whether disabled or able-bodied, […]

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Processions

METAL is delighted to announce our support for PROCESSIONS (www.processions.co.uk), a mass participation artwork which marks 100 years since women were first given the right to vote in Britain.

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Planet B

Planet B encompasses a two-week programme of events, performances, film screenings, workshops, commissioned artworks, and a conference – all around encouraging discussion and debate on sustainability.

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CHANGE MAKERS

Metal Presents – The Space In-between from Metalculture on Vimeo. The Space In – Between, curated by Kate Marsh and arts organisation Metal, took place on 6th September 2018 at the Southbank London. It was the culmination of a research and development programme for 20 artists through residencies at Metal sites in Peterborough, Southend and […]

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Lucy + Jorge Orta: Food

This exhibition is the culmination of an 18-month residency the artists have had with the city of Peterborough. In 2015, Lucy + Jorge created 70 x 7 The Meal Act XXXIX in the city, their first major UK meal in this ongoing series, seating 500 local residents for a spectacular lunch of locally sourced produce.

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RESIDENT

Most cities share a complex and evolving dialogue between the rural and urban, the industrial and agricultural, the built environment and green spaces. This is particularly true of Peterborough now, with its rapid expansion of housing, population and economic growth alongside its environmental aspirations.

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Art Lending Library

The Art Lending Library is an evolving social sculpture housing a diverse collection of artworks that can be enjoyed in your own home.

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Harvest Festival

Metal planned a large scale, weekend-long Harvest Festival in Peterborough’s historic Cathedral Square. The festival celebrated the relationship between the city and its rural countryside, connecting people to the land and its associated Harvest rituals, whilst promoting local food and its suppliers.

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