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Artists in Residence

20/04/17 – 20/04/20 Free

Across all Metal’s three sites in Southend, Peterborough and Liverpool we host artists in residence, working in all disciplines all year round. Find out more here about who is currently in residence and how to apply.

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How to Apply – Artist-in-Residence

20/04/17 – 20/04/20 Free

Metal’s Time and Space Residencies are open opportunities for artists working in all disciplines to access Metal’s spaces, the support of our staff and our local, regional, national and international networks. The opportunity is open to artists who live locally to our spaces as well as from across the UK and further afield.

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THE OTHER MA (TOMA)

20/04/17 – 28/04/17

TOMA is a 12-month alternative art education model based at Metal in Southend-on-Sea. Started in 2016 by artist, Emma Edmondson each year 10 students are selected by application for this new alternative art course in Essex. Applications are currently open for 2017/18 students.

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SOUTHEND ~ METAL ART SCHOOL: FASHION WORKS

22/04/17 – 16/12/17

METAL SOUTHEND PRESENTS:
METAL ART SCHOOL: FASHION WORKS – With Lou Cox

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SOUTHEND ~ ART THERAPY SESSIONS – SUPPORTING POSITIVE MENTAL HEALTH

24/04/17 – 29/05/17 Free

METAL SOUTHEND: Free Art Therapy sessions, supporting positive mental health.

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SOUTHEND ~ NetPark Wellbeing Project: Trustlinks Carers COURSE

24/04/17 – 10/07/17 Free

METAL SOUTHEND presents: NetPark Wellbeing Project Trustlinks Carers Course
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SOUTHEND ~ Metal Art School: Digital Art Drop-Ins

24/04/17 – 29/05/17 Free

Metal Southend presents: Network Wellbeing Project – Digital Arts Drop-In. Supporting positive mental health. With project coordinator Emma Mills.

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SOUTHEND ~ METAL ART SCHOOL PRESENTS: SPARK – ARTIST-LED COURSES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

24/04/17 – 23/05/17

METAL SOUTHEND PRESENTS:
METAL ART SCHOOL – SPARK
ARTIST-LED COURSES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

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SOUTHEND ~ NetPark Wellbeing Project Dementia Drop-ins: Supporting positive mental health

25/04/17 – 19/12/17 Free

METAL SOUTHEND PRESENTS ~ Netpark Wellbeing Project Dementia Drop-ins: Supporting positive mental health. Project coordinator Emma Mills.

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SOUTHEND ~ NetPark Wellbeing Project: Project 49

25/04/17 – 26/12/17 Free

SOUTHEND METAL PRESENTS ~ NetPark Wellbeing Project: Project 49 – exploring positive mental health through digital and traditional art forms.

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SOUTHEND ~ NETPARK WELLBEING PROJECT: Open Arts Course

26/04/17 – 28/07/17 Free

METAL SOUTHEND PRESENTS ~ NETPARK WELLBEING PROJECT: Open Arts Course

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Peterborough: New Henge Heritage

26/04/17 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Free

As part of their project ‘New Henge Heritage’ Arianne Churchman and Chloe Langlois invite you to discover new relics to feature in their final performance film.

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SOUTHEND ~ NETPARK WELLBEING PROJECT: MACMILLAN DROP-IN SESSIONS

26/04/17 – 28/07/17 Free

METAL SOUTHEND PRESENTS ~ NETPARK WELLBEING PROJECT: MACMILLAN DROP-IN SESSIONS

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SOUTHEND ~ METAL ART SCHOOL: ARTS AWARD

26/04/17 – 20/12/17 Free

METAL SOUTHEND PRESENTS
METAL ART SCHOOL: ARTS AWARD
AGES 4-24
FREE

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SOUTHEND ~ METAL ART SCHOOL: CHALK COLLECTIVE

26/04/17 – 20/12/17 1

METAL SOUTHEND PRESENTS:
METAL ART SCHOOL: CHALK COLLECTIVE
An artist community meetup for professionals & amateurs, with crits, demonstrations, talks and tea. Everybody welcome!
Last Wednesday of the month
7.30-9.00pm

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ARTIST-LED WORKSHOPS: SPRING DRAWING IN CHALKWELL PARK

27/04/17 – 01/06/17

Join artist, Lisa Meehan for guided drawing lessons. Drawing from nature both indoors and outdoors in Chalkwell Park. Based at Metal Art School. Fees apply – paid directly to the artist.

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Film Station: Mad Max (15)

28/04/17 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang. Before the feature we’ll be showing a short film: Silent Sonnet by Daniel Draper. Film Station is a fortnightly programme of FREE film screenings at Metal, Edge Hill Station, with films being nominated by the audience. This is an informal event that gives an opportunity to watch and discuss good movies in a friendly atmosphere. Screenings start at 6.30 pm, and will take place in the…

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Film Station: Querelle (18)

12/05/17 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

In a French bordello, a young sailor meets a murderer who also is his supposed brother. Based on Jean Genet’s novel. Film Station is a fortnightly programme of FREE film screenings at Metal, Edge Hill Station, with films being nominated by the audience. This is an informal event that gives an opportunity to watch and discuss good movies in a friendly atmosphere. Screenings start at 6.30 pm, and will take place in the building on PLATFORM 3. You are welcome to…

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SOUTHEND – ARTIST TALK & READING

20/05/17 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM 5

Join Southend-based author Syd Moore for an exclusive reading and Q&A session from her brand new novel Strange Magic. At The Forum, Saturday 20 May 2017. Tickets £5 from The Forum.

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Film Station: Persona (U)

26/05/17 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

A nurse is put in charge of a mute actress and finds that their personas are melding together. Film Station is a fortnightly programme of FREE film screenings at Metal, Edge Hill Station, with films being nominated by the audience. This is an informal event that gives an opportunity to watch and discuss good movies in a friendly atmosphere. Screenings start at 6.30 pm, and will take place in the building on PLATFORM 3. You are welcome to bring your own…

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SOUTHEND ~ FUTURE PARK

01/06/17 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM Free

FUTURE PARK is Metal Southend’s FREE networking event for creative folk. Special guest talks, 10 quick-fire, 3 minute presentations by local artists. Drinks, chat, & a chance to find out more about fellow artists. All welcome, all creative practices encouraged in a lovely, supportive environment.

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Film Station: The French Connection (18)

09/06/17 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection. Film Station is a fortnightly programme of FREE film screenings at Metal, Edge Hill Station, with films being nominated by the audience. This is an informal event that gives an opportunity to watch and discuss good movies in a friendly atmosphere. Screenings start at 6.30 pm, and will take place in the building on PLATFORM 3. You are welcome to bring your…

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Future Station with Jeremy Deller

15/06/17 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Free

Join Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller for this special edition of Future Station, where he will discuss a new artwork he has created for Liverpool as part of Liverpool presents Sgt Pepper at 50.   Booking is essential. Tickets are £3, or free if you live in L7/L8/L15 (proof of address may be requested). Ticket price includes food. Click here to book your tickets.   Future Station is a series of FREE events aimed at creative practitioners in the…

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Film Station: Stations of the Cross (U)

23/06/17 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Fourteen-year-old Maria is a fundamentalist Catholic, living her life in a modern fashion, yet her heart belongs to Jesus. She wants to be a saint and go to heaven. No one, not even a nice boy she meets, can stop her in this goal. Film Station is a fortnightly programme of FREE film screenings at Metal, Edge Hill Station, with films being nominated by the audience. This is an informal event that gives an opportunity to watch and discuss good…

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Is Peterborough Homophobic?

24/06/17 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Free

To kick start a year long queer arts project in Peterborough, artist Scottee is inviting you to join him for a takeaway and a bevvy at Metal.

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SOUTHEND ~ VILLAGE GREEN: NEXT GENERATION 2017 – FRIDAY 7 JULY

07/07/17 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM Free

Village Green: Next Generation is Metal’s free festival of arts for and by young people in Southend. The day-long event takes place the day before the main Village Green festival and utilises the large-scale festival infrastructure that Metal put in place for headline acts the next day.

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SOUTHEND ~ VILLAGE GREEN 2017 – SATURDAY 8 JULY

08/07/17 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Metal’s annual, family friendly, arts and music festival in Chalkwell Park. Tickets on sale now from www.villagegreenfestival.com. Find out more here.

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SOUTHEND ~ METAL ART SCHOOL: Summer Arts Workshops

02/08/17 – 30/08/17

METAL SOUTHEND PRESENTS
METAL ART SCHOOL: Summer Arts Workshops
Every Wednesday and Friday in August.
11-3pm

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SOUTHEND ~ FUTURE PARK

07/09/17 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM Free

FUTURE PARK is Metal Southend’s FREE networking event for creative folk. Special guest talks, 10 quick-fire, 3 minute presentations by local artists. Drinks, chat, & a chance to find out more about fellow artists. All welcome, all creative practices encouraged in a lovely, supportive environment.

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Different Trains 1947 – Live at Edge Hill Station

28/09/17 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM 20

Marking 2017 as the 70th anniversary of Indian independence, Metal – in partnership with Warp Records, Barbican Centre, and Boiler Room; plus Indian partners Wild City and What About Art? – present Different Trains 1947. Find out more here.

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