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Wonder Women

WONDER WOMAN – COMMISSION CALL OUT Artist Commission to design and deliver a series of creative workshops for Women in Peterborough over 6 months. In these informal workshops, artist and participants will use ‘making’ as a tool to help encourage open conversation. Through the workshops we hope to encourage the women attending to talk about […]

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Who’s Culture? – Artist Commission to inform Peterborough’s Cultural Strategy

We are excited to announce that the Peterborough Cultural Steering Group (CSG) (a partnership between the City Council, Arts Council England, Nene Park Trust, Metal and other cultural organisations) has commissioned 5 local artists to inform the 10-year strategy for Peterborough. Kate Genever, Madhu Manipatruni, Vicky Wild and Aryana Ramkhalawon, Kristine Vaivode and Wanja Kimani […]

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Disability Consultancy For Creative Change (DC4CC)

Disability Consultancy – Easy Read Disability Consultancy for Creative Change (DC4CC) is a disability-led research project that aims to take vital steps in changing the landscape for D/Deaf and Disabled professionals in the performance sector. Commissioned by Arts Council England and supported by Metal, Cambridge Junction, New Wolsey Theatre and Colchester Arts Centre. The consultants […]

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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

      What is Metal New Artist Network? Since July 2020, Metal have hosted a digital programme of support for early career artists, those in their first few years of defining themselves as an artist. The programme consists of artist-led training sessions, creative workshops, networking and sharing opportunities. Though this programme welcomes emerging artists […]

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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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Metal Masterclasses

A series of workshops led by experts aimed at inspiring creative practice. Previous workshops have included, Zine Making with Lu Williams of GRRRL Zine and Oral History for Creatives.

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Culture LABs

Metal runs a programme of Culture LABS each year that brings together groups of artists and thinkers in exploratory, week-long, intensive residencies around different themes and subjects.

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Future Network

FUTURE NETWORK At each of our Metal sites, we run regular free networking and sharing evenings for creatives at all levels of their careers. Artists working in all disciplines are welcome to drop by. If there’s a particular topic you’d like us to cover or an inspiring speaker you’d like us to invite, we’d love to […]

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