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Time & Space : Artist Residencies

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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Story Bites Writes

06/09/19 – 31/07/20 7.50

STORY BITES WRITES Fridays from 17:30 – 19:00 £7.50 per week Metal Art School, Chalkwell Park  Story Bites Writes is a weekly writing club led by Jacqson Diego Story Emporium. The session is for children of all abilities who are passionate about writing. Our group of 8 and 12 year olds meet weekly at the Metal Art School, in Chalkwell Park, to grow ideas, share their writing and start new writing projects that have been inspired by a range of activities and…

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NetPark Wellbeing: Dementia Groups

06/01/20 – 22/12/20 Free

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

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Netpark Wellbeing Project : Digital Art Wellbeing Course

06/01/20 – 23/03/20 Free

12 week digital art class for adults living with low to medium mental health issues and concerns. The participants create their own 12-part story using photographs taken in the grounds of Chalkwell Park and then illustrated using the Apple app Procreate. For further information please contact emma.mills@metalculture.com or phone 01702 470700 The participants create their own 12-part story using photographs taken in the grounds of Chalkwell Park and then illustrated using the Apple app Procreate. For further information please contact…

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Netpark Wellbeing : Journaling & Art Wellbeing Class

07/01/20 – 24/03/20 Free

This 12-week journaling art wellbeing class is for adults living with low to medium mental health issues and concerns. The participants create their own journals whilst undertaking mindfulness and wellbeing explorative art exercises and image making. For further information please contact emma.mills@metalculture.com or phone 01702 470700 For further information please contact emma.mills@metalculture.com or phone 01702 470700 12 Week course. Every Monday from 1.30pm – 3.30pm. All classes are free with refreshments provided.

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Netpark Wellbeing Project : Yoga, Mindfullness and Art

08/01/20 – 25/03/20 Free

12-week yoga, mindfulness and art group for those who have experienced trauma. This gentle group will start weekly with 50 minutes of yoga with Keeley Beech YA200hrs, ITEC, imft.  Keeley has been working with mental health in 2013 visiting day centres and care homes offering therapies to Dementia groups, adults and children with learning disabilities and additional needs.  As well as a Yoga teacher Keeley is a yoga therapist which enables her to use yoga techniques therapeutically for physical and…

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Printmaking with David Lintine

17/01/20 – 27/03/20

Lino and Wood Block Prints and Mono-Printing. Take a first step into printmaking, or develop your existing printing skills! Discover methods and techniques for relief printing in this weekly course for all levels, with artist and teacher David Lintine. Make unique mono-prints and small print editions by hand, using contemporary and traditional materials to achieve artist quality prints. During the course, you will explore fine art approaches to printmaking using various printing papers, inks, tools, and cutting blocks. Fridays, 1pm…

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WHY CAN’T YOU HEAR ME? Book launch & workshop – SOUTHEND

25/02/20 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Free

Join author Angela Greenwood to hear about her new publication on understanding, nurturing and working effectively with vulnerable children in schools. This relaxed social event offers the opportunity to learn new skills and meet other teachers and learning professionals. The Metal bar will also be open. In times of increasing pressure on schools and teachers, it is essential that teachers are equipped to understand the emotional and relational factors in learning and teaching. Vulnerable and disaffected children need understanding and nurture…

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