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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: NETPARK WELLBEING PROJECT – WORKSHOPS

04/06/17 – 31/12/18 Free

Metal and Southend Borough Council public health team have come together to create an innovative project based at Metal Art School working with NetPark, the world’s first digital art park in Chalkwell Park. The NetPark Wellbeing Project bring the arts and the outdoors together to foster a greater sense of wellbeing for people living with mental health concerns or dementia.  Open to individuals and groups, we run a wide range of sessions every week from Monday to Wednesday. We can offer a one-off experience…

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TOMA open crits : Monthly

30/08/18 – 02/12/18 Free

NEW OPEN CRIT DATES @ TOMA Project Space at Royals Shopping Centre Unit 13 nxt to Poundland / / / bring something 2 discuss or share \ \ \ #allwelcome 2 join our art education programme in #southend for a few hours RSVP toma@metalculture.com Our upstairs is free so we have bare walls + big space to hang a mini show of work @ start of each crit \ if ur work is hang-able / all work welcome for supportive critical feedback hosted by TOMA…

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Designing Printed Textiles with Patrick Moriarty

12/09/18 – 19/12/18 25

Try your hand at print design with Patrick Moriarty, owner and designer at Paisley Power! Design, upload and order a FREE sample of your very own printed fabric, all in the space of one creative Wednesday evening. For more information, please see our flyer below. To book, contact the artist directly via pmoriartydesign@hotmail.co.uk or call us on 01702 470700

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The Listening Bench

19/09/18 – 31/12/18 Free

The Listening Bench is Metal’s newest addition to NetPark – the world’s first digital art park. It’s a bench with changing audio – from poetry, archival material to conversations with artists we will programme new and interesting things to listen to while sitting and enjoying the park environment each month. Originally part of the Essex Records Office, You Are Hear: sound and a sense of place project The Listening Bench has travelled 260 miles, with 32,000 ‘listens’ in its two-year…

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Printmaking with David Lintine

02/11/18 – 07/12/18

Lino Cuts and Wood Cuts, Mono-Printing and Chine Colle A 6 week Printmaking Course, Fridays from 1pm – 3.30pm. Friday 2nd November – Friday 7th December. £90 per person. (Payable directly to David at the first class, or the fee can be split across sessions). This course will be covering methods and techniques for relief printing. Make unique one-off mono prints and small editions all printed by hand, using contemporary and traditional materials to achieve artist quality prints. A Fine…

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Winter Drawing in Chalkwell Park

15/11/18 – 13/12/18

Join artist Lisa Meehan and rediscover Chalkwell Park through traditional and contemporary drawing methods. This 5 week course is great for beginners or practising artists. Contact Lisa directly to book your place!

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LIVERPOOL: The Space In-between

21/11/18 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM 3 - 5

Following huge success at Unlimited Festival at the Southbank Centre (London) in September 2018, arts organisation Metal and Associate Producer Kate Marsh present a selection of performances in development by artists Sarah Blanc, Vicky Malin, Kimberley Harvey and Hamish MacPherson, Rowan James, Gareth Cutter and Gemma Nash. The evening will include film screenings, dance, live soundscapes, spoken word and participatory performances exploring the ‘Othered’ body, and the space ‘in-between’ the binaries. It promises to be an eclectic mix of occupation,…

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Movement workshops with H2Dance

22/11/18 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Free

The workshops will playfully explore notions around hierarchy, power and co-dependency, and together we aim to find new ways of looking at our relationship to space and the objects it inhabits.

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Chalkwell Hall Winter Fayre

24/11/18 – 25/11/18

Sat 25 & Sun 26 Nov 11am – 5pm Free entry across the weekend & free car park on site. Start the festive season with a winter visit to Chalkwell Hall! Browse for unique gifts made by local artists and independent makers at our indoor market, alongside live performances and creative workshops for all ages, all in the centre of Chalkwell Park. Plus the chance to eat, drink and be merry as Cafe Valise serves up mulled wine, hot chocolate,…

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Future Station – Giles Duley

28/11/18 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Free

FUTURE STATION is a free event at Metal, Edge Hill Station that brings together artists, creative thinkers and local community, to share ideas and experiences that could encourage a positive change in society. On Wednesday 28 November Metal have invited British Humanitarian photographer Giles Duley to talk about his own personal journey from fashion photographer to documenting humanitarian stories and his latest work, sharing the stories of those affected by conflict around the world. Book your free place here This…

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Movement workshops with H2Dance

29/11/18 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Free

What if our world was organised differently? – Movement workshops with H2Dance H2DANCE return to Peterborough to develop a new choreography that takes the performance space as its starting point. They are inviting you to join them for 3 free movement workshops: Dates: Thursdays 22nd and 29th November, 6th December Time: 6.30 – 8.30pm (public sharing at 7.30pm on 6th) Venue: Chauffeurs Cottage, 1 St Peters Rd, Peterborough, PE1 1YX We welcome any age and ability to this workshop. No dance or performance experience…

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#ThanksToYou Metal Peterborough

03/12/18 – 07/12/18 Free

Between the 3rd – 7th of December Metal will be taking part in Arts Council England #ThankstoYou campaign.

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Movement workshops with H2Dance

06/12/18 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

The workshops will playfully explore notions around hierarchy, power and co-dependency, and together we aim to find new ways of looking at our relationship to space and the objects it inhabits.

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Winter Ready at Edge Hill Station Garden

08/12/18 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

The Edge Hill Station Garden is a tranquil oasis sandwiched between the railway tracks, developed with the help of volunteers. Our garden open days are a way to get active, be more social and connect in a relaxed and friendly environment. Come alone or with a group of friends to our FREE open days exploring; basic permaculture principles, using waste materials as planters, arts and crafts activities as well as growing your own. All ages and experiences welcome. Materials provided but…

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Future Park: Toby Campion, F\gurehead & 3 Minute Wonders

13/12/18 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Free

Future Park / FREE ENTRY Thursday 13 December 2018 – 7pm – 10pm Book your FREE ticket here   Future Park is Metal’s regular fast-paced evening for creative people working in any artistic discipline. It happens 4 times a year. Each evening includes an invited guest speaker, live music plus 10 x 3 Minute Wonder presentations from writers, artists, makers, performers, designers and more. Anyone can take to the stage for 3 minutes to present a creative subject, performance or project…

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Masterclass #5: Writing And Podcasting with Ross Sutherland

17/11/19 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM 10

This introductory workshop will help you develop your podcast idea and give you the writing skills to get your project off the ground.

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