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The Storm Cone

01/07/21 – 01/07/25

Laura Daly’s The Storm Cone is a new immersive AR (Augmented Reality) app that unearths lost bandstands and their buried past. This site-specific spatial sound installation traces lost bandstands in England, using geo-locative and immersive technologies. It’s commissioned by Metal for NetPark, the world’s first digital park, and the University of Salford in Manchester for Peel Park and can be experienced in both locations. The Storm Cone by Laura Daly is an immersive artwork that considers our intrinsic relationship with…

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Sketchy Kids Art Club

04/05/22 – 07/09/22 8

Metal Art School hosts a busy programme of workshops, classes and creative socials, led by independent creatives within our local community.By offering our studio space free of charge, Metal support local creatives in reaching new audiences, sharing creative practice and building their portfolio as freelance artists. To enquire into hosting a class here, please fill out this form. Find out more about Metal Art School here.   Sketchy Kids Art Club Wednesdays 4.15pm – 5.30pm (during term time) Metal Art School, Chalkwell Park, SS0 8NB £8 per session…

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Drawing In The Park

06/05/22 – 02/09/22 95

Metal Art School hosts a busy programme of workshops, classes and creative socials, led by independent creatives within our local community. By offering our studio space free of charge, Metal support local creatives in reaching new audiences, sharing creative practice and building their portfolio as freelance artists. To enquire into hosting a class here, please fill out this form. Find out more about Metal Art School here. Drawing in the Park Fridays 9.30am – 12.30pm Metal Art School, Chalkwell Park, SS0 8NB £95 for…

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Future Station: Group Discussions on Care in the Arts

06/09/22 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Free

Over the next 12 months, Future Station will be host to events exploring and challenging the notion of care for artists and arts workers. The pandemic has given us the opportunity to reflect on how care is instilled in the arts, and how to make art with care in the face of broader social issues that have arisen from the pandemic, ranging from social inequality, physical and mental health strains and ensuring our work is accessible to all. Register for…

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Sustainable Fashion Week

15/09/22 – 23/10/22 Free

Running from the 15th – 22nd September Metal will be hosting a week-long series of activities around sustainable fashion, to learn more, have discussions and build new skills to proactively move towards a more sustainable future.   

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Create your own Style – Be your own fashion designer

15/09/22 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Free

We’ll be running pop up events at a number or Peterborough Community Centres. Drop by and join in on the workshops where experienced textile artist Romana Zadissa will be present to help advise.

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Create your own Style – Be your own fashion designer

16/09/22 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Free

We’ll be running pop up events at a number or Peterborough Community Centres. Drop by and join in on the workshops where experienced textile artist Romana Zadissa will be present to help advise.

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Make and Mend Cafe @Metal Chauffeurs Cottage

16/09/22 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Free

Pop into our Make and Mend Cafe for textiles and fashion, where an experienced textile artist will be present to help advise, from fixing items to demonstrating how to use a sewing machine.

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Revive and customise your clothing workshop

18/09/22 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Free

Join artists Sa’adaih Khan and Victoria Kelly-Gobuiwang for a workshop in reimagining your clothing, learn to revive and customise your clothes to give them a new lease of life!

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SWISH Clothes Swap and Eco Mini Market

18/09/22 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Free

SWISH, a big clothes swap, where people can exchange their no longer wanted used clothing for others! A great sustainable way to update your wardrobe.

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Make and Mend Cafe @ Chauffeurs Cottage

18/09/22 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Free

Pop into our Make and Mend Cafe for textiles and fashion, where an experienced textile artist will be present to help advise, from fixing items to demonstrating how to use a sewing machine.

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Left Book Club – The Anti-Capitalist Book Of Fashion

20/09/22 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Free

Metal is excited to host a brand new reading group in partnership with the Left Book Club. The Left Book Club is a not-for-profit subscription book club.

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Create your own Style – Be your own fashion designer

22/09/22 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Free

We’ll be running pop up events at a number or Peterborough Community Centres. Drop by and join in on the workshops where experienced textile artist Romana Zadissa will be present to help advise.

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Natural Dye Workshop with Amanda Rigby

22/09/22 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Join artist Amanda Rigby for a workshop in a range of basic natural dyeing techniques.

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