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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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Whose Culture – Window Vinyl

12/11/21 – 31/01/22 Free

  The Cultural Strategy vinyl’s are up! From April 2021 Peterborough Cultural Strategy Group (CSG) (a partnership between the City Council, Arts Council England, Nene Park Trust, Metal and other cultural organisations) commissioned local artists to inform the 10-year strategy for Peterborough.  Artists from Peterborough have been creatively researching and capturing the ideas that people share on the themes of heritage, open spaces, venues and festivals. You can now see some of the work from Kate Genever, Madhu Manipatruni, Vicky…

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Sketchy Kids Art Club

17/11/21 – 16/03/22 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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Sketchy Sisters Art Group

25/11/21 – 27/01/22 20

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 Sisters Art Group Thursday evenings. Second and Fourth week of each month 7pm – 9pm £20 per session : Includes…

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Netpark Wellbeing: Dementia Groups

03/01/22 – 28/02/22

This is an on-going group for people living with dementia, participants can join in person at the art school or join us via Zoom to make art for two hours.  Carers can leave their dementia relatives with us and have two hours free respite.

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NetPark Wellbeing: Digital Art Group

10/01/22 – 28/03/22

This is a twelve-week course, led by an experienced art & wellbeing facilitator who is incredibly patient and can help with any beginners and people who have knowledge of digital art.

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NetPark Wellbeing: Journaling Group

11/01/22 – 29/03/22

This twelve-week journal group will show you how to use a journal to undertake art wellbeing activities. This includes drawing, doodling, writing, photographing, and collaging.

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NetPark Wellbeing: Yoga, Art and Trauma Education Group

12/01/22 – 30/03/22

This twelve-week course involves 50 minutes of yoga with a trained and qualified yoga therapist and teacher followed by art making and gentle trauma related psychoeducation. This group is for people that have experienced trauma and want to experience the healing qualities of yoga whilst understanding how trauma can affect us all in a gentle and contained way.

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NetPark Wellbeing: Art and Wellbeing

12/01/22 – 30/03/22

This twelve-week course involves using different art materials; paint, felt tips, colouring pencils, collage materials, digital art to create art for personal wellbeing.

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Wonder Woman Workshops – Millfield/ New England

20/01/22 – 24/02/22 Free

These creative workshops are a chance to try out and learn new skills, meet other women and share conversation. 

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The Saturday Art Club

22/01/22 – 12/02/22 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.   The Saturday Art Club For ages 8 – 11 years old Saturdays, 10am – 11.30am 22 Jan, 29 Jan, 5 Feb,…

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The Blue Halo Project : Workshop

26/01/22 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Free

The Blue Halo Project A workshop with Digital Artist and Beekeeper, Lily Hunter Green. Weds 26 Jan 2022 12noon – 2pm Limited spaces available for this friendly, free workshop. Metal Southend Chalkwell Hall, Chalkwell Ave, Southend on Sea, SS0 8NB Book your free ticket here. Workshop 1 : The Blue Halo with digital artist and beekeeper, Lily Hunter Green This workshop, the first of an upcoming series, will include an introduction from Lily on bees/biodiversity and healthy landscapes, explaining why…

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The Blue Halo Project : Artist Talk / Q&A with Lily Hunter Green

27/01/22 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Free

The Blue Halo Project A talk + Q&A from Digital Artist and Beekeeper, Lily Hunter Green. Thurs 27 Jan 2022 7pm – 8.30pm Metal Southend Chalkwell Hall, Chalkwell Ave, Southend on Sea, SS0 8NB Book your free ticket here. Lily Hunter Green is an interactive design artist, who has extensive experience making immersive works each based on the science of the beehive, under the banner of ‘BEE COMPOSED‘ Bee Composed uses digital media, coding, and performance to communicate rapidly changing…

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SOUTHEND: Printmaking workshops with David Lintine

28/01/22 – 11/02/22

This 3 week series of workshops explores making original fine prints in Linocut, Monotype and Woodcut, using traditional ‘printing by hand’ methods.You will be introduced to artists techniques and given help and guidance with printing your art work.

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HOMO HUMOUR : Comedy & subversion in LGBTQ+ film & artist moving image

10/02/22 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Free

HOMO HUMOUR : Comedy & subversion in LGBTQ+ film & artist moving image Join us for a screening of short films to mark LGBTQ+ History Month, followed by a Q&A of the showreel curators Lee Campbell and Deborah Espect. The showreels include films originally made by Ernesto Sarezale, Jordan McKenzie and many more, on the themes of homosexual life and comedy. Running times : 7pm : Doors open 7.15 : Showreel from Deborah Espect (30 mins) 7.45 : Break 7.50…

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Introduction to Linocut and Woodcut Printmaking: A One Day Taster Course

20/02/22 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

  Sunday 20 February 2022 12.00 – 3.00 @ Metal Art School £30 (price includes Lino block, printing inks and paper) Tutor: David Lintine – Fine Art Printmaker If you missed out on January’s taster course, look no further, after popular demand David has planned a second date! The course explores making original fine prints in Linocut, Monotype and Woodcut, using traditional ‘printing by hand’ methods. You will be introduced to artists techniques and given help and guidance with printing…

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