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On The Line

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ABOUT ON THE LINE On The Line is an ambitious and unique arts project conceived by Metal, which took place in 22 schools along the South Essex banks of the River Thames from Thurrock to Shoeburyness. Each school was working with an artist, across a variety of artistic disciplines, to create artworks, literature and new artefacts that respond to […]

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Hansel and Gretel

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To coincide with NIE Theatre’s production of Hansel and Gretel at the Key Theatre in Peterborough (14-16 February), Metal invited artist Robyn Woolston to create a visual art installation for the bar area.

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Culture LABS

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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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The Seven Heads of Gog Magog

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Metal are working in partnership with the Fitzwilliam Museum (on behalf of the University of Cambridge Museums) to commission a new digital sound work for Cambridge. The commission will give the selected artist access to one or more of the collections to devise a new work. Partnership museums include the Fitzwilliam Museum, The Polar Museum, […]

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Liverpool Art Prize 2013

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The Liverpool Art Prize is a competition of contemporary art open to professional artists based in or born in the Liverpool City Region. The competition is administered and managed by Metal at Edge Hill Station.

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Upon This Rock Lantern Parade

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Brought to you by Metal in collaboration with the Lantern Company, ‘Upon This Rock’ was a visual and musical celebration of Peterborough and its people.

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Thames To Tama

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For the Thames to Tama project, artist Lee Baker created five huge murals depicting the true life journey of William Adams.

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Liverpool Art Prize

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The Liverpool Art Prize is a competition of contemporary art open to professional artists based in or born in the Liverpool City Region. This year is the 7th Liverpool Art Prize.

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We Can Play

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WE CAN PLAY, is a project that brings together a group of talented young musicians to explore a wide range of music genres and to develop their skills in a series of workshops led by performers, composers and industry professionals.

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