We all have our favourite stomping grounds in the city, places where we like to visit regularly or hang out. From cinemas to city centres, parks to townships. What makes these stomping grounds memorable though and encourage us to return? Is it the people, the buildings or the activities we take part in there? Are […]
New Henge Heritage
Their aim with the Peterborough Stone project is to formally reintegrate the stone through public ‘ritual’ with its current site and with the local community.
Even You Song
The World Premiere of Even You Song, a new work for choir and organ inspired by the structure and themes of Choral Evensong.
From The Bricks Up
The brick industry has played a major role in Peterborough’s development. Its substantial clay deposits led to the city becoming an industrial centre for the East of England and the UK’s leading producer of bricks for much of the twentieth century.
SOUTHEND ~ THE GARDEN OF REMEMBER
Following a great deal of work at Metal Art School, we are proud to announce the launch of The Garden of Remember…
Love Grays 25 February, Grays High Street Join us for the launch of Love Grays – the launch of a year of events in Grays, ranging from a food festival, outdoor cinema screening, art trail and lots more. The launch event on the 25 Feb is celebrating the town centre and the brilliant community and cultural organisations […]
CRAFT TRADE SCHOOL
Crafting the Future of Thurrock; Craft Trade School MAKER BRIEF The Crafts Council, Thurrock Council and Metal Culture are looking for traditional craft practitioners to plan and deliver workshops on the new education programme Craft Trade School. The project is a new initiative to up-skill young people working in, or looking to work in, construction, […]
The Doorways Project
From 7th until 31st July 2016 Bekki Perriman was exhibiting her work The Doorways Project at Edge Hill Station. The Doorways Project is a touring, site-specific sound installation. It explores homeless culture through the personal stories of society’s most silenced people. Inspired by her experience of life on the streets, Bekki’s direct and unsentimental approach investigates the personal, social and political […]
ARTIST VILLAGE LAB
Jon Kipps is a Visual Artist from Southend who has organised Village Green’s Artist Village this year. Kipps’ artistic work spans sculpture, painting, photography and performance. He has always been interested in the relationship between artwork music and ways of experiencing the two together. For Artist Village Kipps has invited 8 artists, some local to […]
ESTUARY 2016 17 September – 2 October 2016 For more information, see Estuary website. Estuary is a new, biennial arts festival curated in response to the spectacular Thames Estuary and presented in culturally significant and historic venues along the Essex and Kent shorelines. An exciting mix of new and existing works will pull together powerful […]
NetPark – The Dementia Project
The People Department at Southend-on-Sea Borough Council have been awarded funds to enable a series of workshops with people living with dementia and their families at Metal. The project will work with the digital art Apps and media studio at our innovative NetPark project and will be based in our new Metal Art School. […]
Nene Park Artist Commissions
Vivacity Culture and Leisure Trust, ‘Peterborough Presents’ (the Creative People and Places programme for the city) and Nene Park Trust are seeking to reinvigorate their substantial public sculpture collection at Thorpe Meadows by commissioning five artists to create new temporary art works and interventions.