Arts organisation Metal and Eastern Angles Theatre Company have joined forces to offer 2019 graduates from University Centre Peterborough a week long residency from 23rd – 27th September.
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 […]
Rivers Of The World
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.
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.