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MNAN Zine (working title) Submission Call Out!

Call out at a glance: Zine theme: your experiences of being early career artists! A piece of artwork sized A5 or landscape A4 if double spread (a max of 2 pages per artist). It can be new or existing artwork Your piece can be poetry, illustration, essay, audio, photography, collage and more! (see expanded list […]

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Sophie Neville Wants To Know About Your Taste, Perceptions and Expectations!

One of our residency artists, Sophie Neville, is working on a project called ‘Tawdry’ which explores how ideas of taste, perceptions and expectations have an effect on the way women are treated. She will be looking at the project through the lens of Saint Audrey, an Anglo Saxon saint whose name gives us the word […]

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Welcoming our new Kickstarters to the Metal team!

We want to give a big warm welcome to three new starters on our Metal team! Ellis Williams recently joined Metal Liverpool as an Administrative Assistant, Harry Calladine as a Digital Marketing Assistant at Metal Southend and Molly Chambers is an Artist-in-Residence at Metal Peterborough! Our new starters have joined Metal through the Kickstart Scheme […]

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Hwa Young Is Looking For a Youth Worker!

Socially engaged artist Hwa Young Jung is looking for a youth worker to ride shotgun! Hwa is looking for a youth worker to help further develop PTown Bay MMXXX, a board game co-created with young people (14-15 years olds) who are learning outside the mainstream education system at the Nacro Education and Skills Centre in […]

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NetPark Wellbeing visit Hyde Hall’s Glow Exhibition

Two participants taking photos on their phones of the light display in the gardens in front of them. The trees, shrubs and grass light up the black sky with red, blue, pink, yellow and orange lighting.

Earlier in December, NetPark Wellbeing took 16 participants living with mental health conditions to Hyde Hall’s Glow exhibition to explore the garden after dark. We followed the magical illuminated trail around the botanical gardens, and the different garden areas and trees were awash with colourful lights that lit up the night sky. In the Winter […]

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New Director at Metal Southend

Andrea Cunningham steps up as the new Director of Metal in Southend – the arts organisation based at Chalkwell Hall in Chalkwell Park. Metal supports artists of all artforms across the region to develop their creative practice.

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Metal’s residency artist Bill Posters discusses Eco-Bot.Net

Metal Liverpool’s artist-in-residence, Bill Posters, discusses Eco-Bot.Net – a new online intervention launched on various social media platforms during the COP26 Climate Talks held in Glasgow, UK, challenging disinformation online and corporate greenwashing. There is a kind of climate pollution that we can’t see clearly. It isn’t in our rivers, lands or skies, it is […]

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Metal is part of the Kickstart Scheme

We’re excited to announce that Metal is part of the Kickstart Scheme! If you are aged 16-24 and are receiving Universal Credit, with an interest in the arts and creativity, then our work placements through the Kickstart Scheme offer the opportunity to experience what it is like to be a professional within an arts organisation […]

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Residency Announcement

We are excited to announce our new residency artists at Metal: OOMK and Morgan Quaintance (Southend), Kate Genever and Jonah Batambuze (Peterborough), and Beverley Bennett (Liverpool). Each artist was selected from our local communities and invited to complete a residency with us. We look forward to supporting our new residency artists, watching their work develop […]

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Metal Southend are recruiting for an Administrator!

Metal Southend are currently recruiting for an Administrator to join their team! This role is for a bright, motivated and creative individual, who enjoys working with, hosting and meeting new people, as well as having enthusiasm for good organisation, developing systems and working effectively.  The role is full time and the successful candidate will be […]

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Artistic Director & CEO Recruitment

We are currently recruiting for an Artistic Director & CEO to join the Metal team!  This role is for a dynamic, entrepreneurial and creative individual, with drive, experience and excitement to lead one of the UK’s most ambitious multi-site, catalyst arts organisations. We are looking for candidates who reflect the diversity of the country today […]

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