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Metal are finalists in the Liverpool Culture & Creativity Awards 2021

We’re excited to announce that Metal are finalists in three categories in the Liverpool Culture & Creativity Awards 2021! We’ve been selected for The People’s Choice – for outstanding contribution, International Reach, and Environmental Sustainability. Metal believes that artists can affect change in our society, and to this end Metal Liverpool acts as a catalyst […]

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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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Agency for Creative Production Director Recruitment

We’re re-advertising for a Director to lead the Agency for Creative Production – now with increased flexibility to this is fantastic opportunity for a motivated and ambitious individual to build a sector leading social enterprise and establish South Essex as the talent pipeline for live events in this country!

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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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