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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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PETERBOROUGH PRIDE 2019

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE LGBTQIA+ YOUTH CAFE LGBTQIA+ Youth Café was a FREE pop up social group programmed by young people for teenagers. The café was open from 1st – 5th July, 4 – 7pm and provided a safe and friendly space to get involved in fun activities across the week, making friends and discuss things that […]

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I know, I wish, I will

Metal is delighted to be working with Eastside Educational Trust to celebrate their 25th anniversary year (2019). Together we will be assembling thousands of young people from across England and beyond, to create the world’s longest, youth-led, spoken word poem. Launching on World Poetry Day, 21st March 2019, the I know, I wish, I will project will culminate […]

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AFTER SCHOOL CLUB

Metal is working in partnership with Vivacity to bring you a special exhibition of work by Peterborough’s extraordinary art teachers. Teachers of Peterborough dedicate an enormous amount of time to inspiring our future generation.

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COME AS YOU ARE FESTIVAL

Come As You Are A festival of trans, non-binary and gender queer theatre. When did you come out as male? Or female? We’ve partnered with Metal and Camden People’s Theatre to host a festival of performances and workshops from gender-anarchists with more questions than answers. It’s not going to be pretty – but it might […]

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PETERBOROUGH PRIDE 2018

WHAT IS PRIDE? In Peterborough, the LGBTQIA+ community organise a week-long celebration which encompasses a number of different events aimed at all Peterborough residents. Pride is an opportunity for everyone to come together and demonstrate support and solidarity for the LGBTQIA+ community. It is for everyone, every race and every faith. Whether disabled or able-bodied, […]

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Processions

METAL is delighted to announce our support for PROCESSIONS (www.processions.co.uk), a mass participation artwork which marks 100 years since women were first given the right to vote in Britain.

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Planet B

Planet B encompasses a two-week programme of events, performances, film screenings, workshops, commissioned artworks, and a conference – all around encouraging discussion and debate on sustainability.

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CHANGE MAKERS

Metal Presents – The Space In-between from Metalculture on Vimeo. The Space In – Between, curated by Kate Marsh and arts organisation Metal, took place on 6th September 2018 at the Southbank London. It was the culmination of a research and development programme for 20 artists through residencies at Metal sites in Peterborough, Southend and […]

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