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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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SOUTHEND ~ COMING SOON….NATIONAL YOUTH JAZZ COLLECTIVE

08/09/17 – 19/08/18

Following our collaboration with The Jazz Centre UK on the fantastic day of Jazz specially curated by Digby Fairweather for Village Green, and the ongoing Jazz exhibition here at Chalkwell Hall featuring treasures from the archive of international jazz memorabilia, we are very happy to collaborate further by providing time and space for youth jazz enthusiasts to learn from the best…   DATES TBC

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SOUTHEND ~ METAL ART SCHOOL: ARTS AWARD

13/09/17 – 05/07/18 Free

METAL SOUTHEND PRESENTS
METAL ART SCHOOL: ARTS AWARD
FREE

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SOUTHEND ~ METAL ART SCHOOL: FASHION WORKS

15/09/17 – 11/05/18

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

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

15/09/17 – 11/05/18 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: Open Arts Course

15/09/17 – 17/12/17 Free

METAL SOUTHEND PRESENTS ~ NETPARK WELLBEING PROJECT: Open Arts Course

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SOUTHEND ~ NETPARK WELLBEING PROJECT: MACMILLAN DROP-IN SESSIONS

15/09/17 – 17/12/17 Free

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

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SOUTHEND ~ NetPark Wellbeing Project: Project 49

15/09/17 – 18/05/18 Free

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

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

15/09/17 – 01/12/17

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

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SOUTHEND ~ NETPARK WELLBEING PROJECT ~ REACH RECOVERY COLLEGE

18/09/17 – 22/12/17 Free

Yet another fantastic FREE digital art group has started here at Metal Southend, thanks to the wonderful Netpark Wellbeing Project team. Once a week they will get a visit from REACH. REACH is the South East Essex Recovery College, set up to improve the quality of life for people with living experience of mental health conditions by providing people with information and tools to self-manage. They aim to improve people’s lives by preventing, reducing and avoiding the use of secondary mental…

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SOUTHEND ~ LOVE LETTER TO SOUTHEND EXHIBITION AT BEECROFT GALLERY

19/09/17 – 30/11/17 Free

DON’T MISS OUR WONDERFUL EXHIBITION OF LOVE LETTERS TO SOUTHEND TO MARK 125 YEARS OF SOUTHEND BEING A BOROUGH! We launched Love Letter to Southend as part of Village Green Festival 2017 – calling out to schools and the public to fill in a postcard with their thoughts about their hometown, using either words or art, and we received thousands of beautiful, funny, and touching designs. You can see a selection of the best at the Beecroft Art Gallery Southend…

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SOUTHEND ~ NETPARK WELLBEING PROJECT – BENFLEET YOUNG CARERS

20/09/17 – 20/12/17 Free

Once a week the Netpark Wellbeing Project group venture to Runnymede to work with the brilliant young carers of Benfleet to create some digital art sessions. For more of the free sessions we do, READ HERE.

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SOUTHEND ~ SILK RIVER WALK ~ TOTALLY THAMES 2017

24/09/17 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Free

We’re looking forward to welcoming Silk River here at Chalkwell Hall as their ten–day performative walk along the River Thames draws to a close. The group will be stopping off during their day of walking, after setting off from the Peter Boat in Leigh and continuing down to the Pier for the big finale. This ambitious project explores the unique relationship between London and Kolkata through artistic exchange between communities along the Thames Estuary and India’s Hooghly River. READ MORE ABOUT…

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LIVERPOOL ~ Different Trains 1947 – Live at Edge Hill Station

27/09/17 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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Peterborough – Stimulus Day Artist Led Commissions

28/09/17 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM Free

The stimulus day will focus on ‘Artist led Commissions’ and the key challenges of having a community focus, where those targeted communities have current lack of engagement or other social community issues.

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Peterborough: Future Network

05/10/17 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Free

Future Network is a quarterly, informal evening hosted by Metal for artists, organisations and creative businesses working in all disciplines to come together to discuss ideas, meet others and learn new skills.

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SOUTHEND ~ A BIG BLANKET FOR CRISIS AT CHRISTMAS

07/10/17 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM Free

  This event, hosted by local artist Tracy Spurgeon, aims to bring people together to share skills, have fun making blanket squares, collect for local charity HARP and indulge in great conversation over cake and a cuppa. If you would like to get making and book your place at this free event, or if you have any enquiries, please email Tracy via tracy.spurgeon@hotmail.co.uk Alternatively, if you are interested in making your own group blanket please email the project organiser Gina…

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liverpool ~ Permaculture at Metal – Free Course

10/10/17 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Free

PERMACULTURE at METAL Introduction to the Principles of Forest Gardening and Permaculture We are pleased to offer this FREE course to Liverpool residents to come and learn about permaculture, its principles and how to put them into practise using Edge Hill Station garden as a basis for learning practise. The course will be taught by Tomas Remiarz, a nationally renowned permaculture teacher. You will learn: •       What permaculture is and why it is important •       Applying this to your own…

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PETERBOROUGH ~ BRAVADO – BY ARTIST SCOTTEE

13/10/17 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM 7

Scottee grew up around strong, brave and violent men and boys.BRAVADO is his memoir of working class masculinity from 1991 to 1999 as seen by a sheep in wolfs clothing.

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SOUTHEND ~ METAL ART SCHOOL: CHALK COLLECTIVE

01/11/17 – 27/06/18 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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SOUTHEND ~ LGBTQIA+ YOUNG PEOPLE’S GROUP – COMING SOON

08/01/18 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Free

COMING SOON TO NETPARK WELLBEING PROJECT – CHALKWELL HALL, METAL SOUTHEND LGBTQIA+ YOUNG PEOPLE’S GROUP A chance to chat, listen, and make some digital art in a friendly safe space. FIRST SESSION MONDAY 8TH JANUARY – WATCH THIS SPACE! Get in touch with Emma.Mills@metalculture.com

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