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The Storm Cone

01/07/21 – 01/07/25

Laura Daly’s The Storm Cone is a new immersive AR (Augmented Reality) app that unearths lost bandstands and their buried past. This site-specific spatial sound installation traces lost bandstands in England, using geo-locative and immersive technologies. It’s commissioned by Metal for NetPark, the world’s first digital park, and the University of Salford in Manchester for Peel Park and can be experienced in both locations. The Storm Cone by Laura Daly is an immersive artwork that considers our intrinsic relationship with…

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Sketchy Kids Art Club

04/05/22 – 07/09/22 8

Metal Art School hosts a busy programme of workshops, classes and creative socials, led by independent creatives within our local community.By offering our studio space free of charge, Metal support local creatives in reaching new audiences, sharing creative practice and building their portfolio as freelance artists. To enquire into hosting a class here, please fill out this form. Find out more about Metal Art School here.   Sketchy Kids Art Club Wednesdays 4.15pm – 5.30pm (during term time) Metal Art School, Chalkwell Park, SS0 8NB £8 per session…

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Drawing In The Park

06/05/22 – 02/09/22 95

Metal Art School hosts a busy programme of workshops, classes and creative socials, led by independent creatives within our local community. By offering our studio space free of charge, Metal support local creatives in reaching new audiences, sharing creative practice and building their portfolio as freelance artists. To enquire into hosting a class here, please fill out this form. Find out more about Metal Art School here. Drawing in the Park Fridays 9.30am – 12.30pm Metal Art School, Chalkwell Park, SS0 8NB £95 for…

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Printmaking with David Lintine

06/05/22 – 02/09/22 70

This 3 week series of workshops explores making original fine prints in Linocut, Monotype and Woodcut, using traditional ‘printing by hand’ methods.You will be introduced to artists techniques and given help and guidance with printing your art work.

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Story Bites with Jacqson Diego Story Emporium

06/05/22 – 16/09/22 7.50

Metal Art School hosts a busy programme of workshops, classes and creative socials, led by independent creatives within our local community.By offering our studio space free of charge, Metal support local creatives in reaching new audiences, sharing creative practice and building their portfolio as freelance artists. To enquire into hosting a class here, please fill out this form. Find out more about Metal Art School here.   Jacqson Diego Story Bites (for 8-12 year olds) Fridays 4.15pm – 5.15pm 5.30pm – 7pm £7.50 per session : Includes materials…

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NetPark Wellbeing: Yoga & Art Therapy Trauma Group

13/06/22 – 29/08/22

Beginning on Wednesday 13 July, this twelve-week course involves 50 minutes of yoga with a trained and qualified yoga therapist and teacher followed by art making and gentle trauma related psychoeducation with a qualified Art Psychotherapist.

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NetPark Wellbeing: Dementia Groups

04/07/22 – 27/09/22 Free

Join our on-going group for people living with dementia, participants can join in person at the art school or join us via Zoom to make art for two hours. Carers can leave their dementia relatives with us and have two hours free respite. We are happy to talk through with anybody how to use Zoom if they need help.

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NetPark Wellbeing: Hyde Hall Trips

11/07/22 – 22/08/22 Free

Beginning on Monday 11 July, these 6 trips have been funded by R RHS Hyde Hall and include free transport from Chalkwell Park to Hyde Hall gardens. Participants will spend an hour walking in a different part of the gardens and then experiment using different art techniques before returning to Chalkwell Park.

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NetPark Wellbeing: Art and Wellbeing Group

11/07/22 – 26/09/22 Free

Beginning on Monday 11 July, join our 11-week course involving using different art materials; paint, felt tips, colouring pencils, collage materials, digital art to create art for personal wellbeing.

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NetPark Wellbeing: Journaling Group

12/07/22 – 27/09/22 Free

Beginning on Tuesday 12 July, this twelve-week journal group will show you how to use a journal to undertake art wellbeing activities. This includes drawing, doodling, writing, photographing, and collaging.

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NetPark Wellbeing: Hearing Impaired and Deaf Art Group

13/07/22 – 29/09/22 Free

Starting on Wednesday 13 July, this 12-week group is for over 18’s. Run by a qualified counsellor who has a hearing disability and is a fluent BSL communicator. Using different art materials; paint, felt tips, colouring pencils, collage materials, digital art to create art for personal wellbeing.

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Future Station: Group Discussions on Care in the Arts

06/09/22 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Free

Over the next 12 months, Future Station will be host to events exploring and challenging the notion of care for artists and arts workers. The pandemic has given us the opportunity to reflect on how care is instilled in the arts, and how to make art with care in the face of broader social issues that have arisen from the pandemic, ranging from social inequality, physical and mental health strains and ensuring our work is accessible to all. Register for…

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Sustainable Fashion Week

15/09/22 – 23/10/22 Free

Running from the 15th – 22nd September Metal will be hosting a week-long series of activities around sustainable fashion, to learn more, have discussions and build new skills to proactively move towards a more sustainable future.   

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Create your own Style – Be your own fashion designer

15/09/22 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Free

We’ll be running pop up events at a number or Peterborough Community Centres. Drop by and join in on the workshops where experienced textile artist Romana Zadissa will be present to help advise.

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Create your own Style – Be your own fashion designer

16/09/22 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Free

We’ll be running pop up events at a number or Peterborough Community Centres. Drop by and join in on the workshops where experienced textile artist Romana Zadissa will be present to help advise.

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Make and Mend Cafe @Metal Chauffeurs Cottage

16/09/22 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Free

Pop into our Make and Mend Cafe for textiles and fashion, where an experienced textile artist will be present to help advise, from fixing items to demonstrating how to use a sewing machine.

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Revive and customise your clothing workshop

18/09/22 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Free

Join artists Sa’adaih Khan and Victoria Kelly-Gobuiwang for a workshop in reimagining your clothing, learn to revive and customise your clothes to give them a new lease of life!

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SWISH Clothes Swap and Eco Mini Market

18/09/22 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Free

SWISH, a big clothes swap, where people can exchange their no longer wanted used clothing for others! A great sustainable way to update your wardrobe.

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Make and Mend Cafe @ Chauffeurs Cottage

18/09/22 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Free

Pop into our Make and Mend Cafe for textiles and fashion, where an experienced textile artist will be present to help advise, from fixing items to demonstrating how to use a sewing machine.

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Left Book Club – The Anti-Capitalist Book Of Fashion

20/09/22 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Free

Metal is excited to host a brand new reading group in partnership with the Left Book Club. The Left Book Club is a not-for-profit subscription book club.

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Create your own Style – Be your own fashion designer

22/09/22 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Free

We’ll be running pop up events at a number or Peterborough Community Centres. Drop by and join in on the workshops where experienced textile artist Romana Zadissa will be present to help advise.

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Natural Dye Workshop with Amanda Rigby

22/09/22 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Join artist Amanda Rigby for a workshop in a range of basic natural dyeing techniques.

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The Saturday Art Club

01/10/22 – 22/10/22 8

Metal Art School hosts a busy programme of workshops, classes and creative socials, led by independent creatives within our local community.By offering our studio space free of charge, Metal support local creatives in reaching new audiences, sharing creative practice and building their portfolio as freelance artists. To enquire into hosting a class here, please fill out this form. Find out more about Metal Art School here.   The Saturday Art Club (for 8-11 year olds) Saturdays: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd October 10am – 11:30am £8 per session (paid…

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