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Radical Reading Room

Metal is excited to be hosting one of the Radical Reading Rooms, as part of a pilot programme with Pluto Press and the Left Book Club. About The Radical Reading Room Project The Radical Reading Room (RRR) is a new collaborative project opening up local public spaces and providing a wealth of educational tools which […]

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Future Network

Future Network is a quarterly virtual event co-programmed by our teams across the UK (in Liverpool, Peterborough and Southend). Throughout the year, we invite 4 x artists to host online sharings in response to a theme and also present accompanying material through a contribution to Metal’s website. Future Network expands on our previous programme, Future […]

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Rivers Of The World

Metal is currently working with Thames Festival Trust to bring their national project ‘Rivers of the World’ to Peterborough. They are currently seeking a lead artist to work in schools in Peterborough. For further details please read on.

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Wonder Women

Metal is working with artist Sa’adiah Khan to deliver creative consultation workshops as a part of Wonder Woman, a project developed by PVCS (Peterborough City Voluntary Service) and  Peterborough Woman’s Forum. Wonder Women is a project looking at social prescribing through creative activities. The women in the forum identified that there are no specific activities […]

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Who’s Culture? – Peterborough’s Cultural Strategy

The Peterborough Cultural Strategy Group – (a partnership between Peterborough City Council, Arts Council England, Nene Park Trust, Metal and other cultural organisations) is excited to announce that the website for the Cultural Strategy is now live! The Strategy website is still very much a work in progress as the recommendations evolve – online you […]

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Disability Consultancy For Creative Change (DC4CC)

Disability Consultancy for Creative Change (DC4CC) was a disability-led research project in Spring 2021 that aimed to take vital steps in changing the landscape for D/deaf and Disabled professionals in the performance sector. The consultants undertaking the research were Kate Marsh, Linda Rocco, Catherine Turner, Liz Counsell and Jamie Beddard. They invited D/deaf & Disabled […]

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Weavers – Aïcha El Beloui

In 2019 Metal invited Moroccan artist Aïcha El Beloui to visit Peterborough and spend time meeting local residents and exploring the city

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Metal New Artist Network

MNAN is a digital programme of support for early-career artists. Artist-led training sessions, creative workshops, networking and sharing opportunities.

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In Other Words

To buy your copy of the book click here.  £10 plus postage Audio described version of the book  – Download here.  PDF to support AD here.  Watch the In Other Words  – Book Club here. This event was in partnership with Live Art Development Agency. In Other Words is a collection of urgent reflections, created by […]

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Future Networks Shorts

FUTURE NETWORK SHORTS   Future Network Shorts was a monthly virtual event co-programmed by our teams across the UK (in Liverpool, Peterborough and Southend). The programme, launched and lasted throughout 10 months of the UK lockdown. It was designed to support artists during this testing time, connecting them with our online communities through diverse, entertaining […]

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Metal and Eastern Angles Theatre Company 2020 Emerging Talent Residencies

Application deadline: 14th February 2020 Arts organisation Metal and Eastern Angles Theatre Company have joined forces with University Centre Peterborough to offer a week-long residency programme in July / August 2020 that supports emerging talent. The residencies are available to those who graduate from UCP in 2020 those who graduated in the last 2 years […]

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CONSEQUENCES

Online exhibition 15th August – 15th September 2020. Over 5 months, including lockdown, hundred of women across Peterborough and beyond met to chat and get to know each other whilst drawing. Going beyond chit chat we explored personal, political and universal issues. From Isolation, BLM to dogs or cats and ironing our hair. The exhibition […]

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