• Essex Writers House

    For the past six years, Metal Southend has presented Essex Writers House, a popular annual programme hosted at Chalkwell Hall in partnership with Essex Book Festival. Across the month, we […]

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    Metal New Artist Network

    What is Metal New Artist Network? Since July 2020, we have hosted a digital programme of support for early-career artists. Our Metal New Artist Network (MNAN) programme includes artist talks, […]

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    1.5 Degrees: Sweat the Small Stuff

    “A creative response to a warming world” Scientists have been warning against the global temperature rise exceeding 1.5 degrees. At current warming levels, without drastic intervention, we are likely to […]

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    In Other Words 2

    Through prose, poetry, drawing and photography In Other Words 2 is a continuation of a collection of urgent reflections, created by artists exploring their hopes and fears at a time […]

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    Art Makes Children Powerful

    Metal presents a new in-school creative learning project for young people and their teachers, shaped by artists and practitioners living and working in South Essex, celebrating creativity in all forms! […]

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    Humanise Community Club

    There are times in all of our lives when we need other people to remember that we are human. You may be at the Home Office or the Post Office; […]

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