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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 ~ 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 ~ 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 ~ 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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Re: Imagine Peterborough

03/11/17 – 30/11/17 Free

In May 2016, Paper Rhino held a series of workshops with Peterborough residents, artists and students
to harvest suggestions of where artwork should be situated in the city and what it should include.

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

09/11/17 – 14/12/17

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

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SOUTHEND ~ CHALKWELL HALL WINTER FAYRE

18/11/17 – 19/11/17 Free

Come along to our wonderful Winter Fayre! Chalkwell Hall will be packed full of Christmas art, crafts, foods, fun and games for a weekend Wonderland! 18th & 19th November, 11am-5pm   HERE’S THE FULL LOWDOWN ON WHAT YOU CAN EXPERIENCE: SATURDAY 18th   ALL DAY Free family craft workshops all day. Create your own Christmas tree ornaments, learn origami, create festive cards and more. Mulled wine, hot drinks and more refreshments from our Winter Fayre Bar. Woodfire pizzas being served all…

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SOUTHEND ~ WHITE VAN: DIGITAL IDENTITY WORKSHOP

25/11/17 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM Free

Artist Lata Upadhyaya needs you to contribute to her latest artwork – all focused on the symbolic White Van and what it means to Essex… Read more below & get in touch…

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SOUTHEND ~ TOMA END OF YEAR SHOW

25/11/17 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM Free
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SOUTHEND ~ NICOLA COLLIS: ALBUM PREVIEW

25/11/17 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM Free

One of the facilitators on the brilliant SoSlam Young Musicians LABs, Nicola Collis, will be holding an album preview here at Chalkwell Hall! HAVE A LISTEN

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SOUTHEND ~ NATIONAL YOUTH JAZZ COLLECTIVE

26/11/17 – 18/03/18

Following our collaboration with The Jazz Centre UK on the fantastic day of Jazz specially curated by Digby Fairweather for Village Green and the 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… Young musicians have been working on the art of improvisation and the sounds they are creating together are INCREDIBLE!    …

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SOUTHEND ~ PECHA KUCHA: ABRIDGED

30/11/17 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM Free

Join us at Southend’s hot new new arts venue Twenty One for a free, quick-fire tour of some of the incredible talent right here in Southend, as we celebrate 125 years of our brilliant borough with 125 minutes of creative thought!

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To Liechtenstein With Love – Film Premier

25/12/17 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Free

Opaque will be holding the World Premier of their documentary ‘To Liechtenstein With Love’, Directed by James On-Sea Chadwick, on Saturday 25th November at Chauffeurs Cottage, Saint Peters Road, Peterborough, PE1 1YX. This one off event is very kindly being hosted by Metal as a private party with FREE ENTRY to those in the know.

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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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