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    The Storm Cone

    Metal Southend Chalkwell Hall, Chalkwell Avenue, Southend on Sea, Essex

    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.

    Sketchy Kids Art Club

    Metal Art School : Southend Metal Art School, Southend on Sea, Essex

    Sketchy Kids Art Club – After School Wednesdays 4.15pm – 5.30pm (during term time) £8 per session or £30 for 4 consecutive classes - ask about Sibling Discount! Led by creative facilitator Farida Kamruddin Sketchy Kids is an after school art club for primary school children aged 6 – 11. We focus on art projects […]

    £8

    Drawing In The Park

    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 […]

    Printmaking with David Lintine

    Metal Art School : Southend Metal Art School, Southend on Sea, Essex

    Printmaking with David Lintine Fridays 1pm – 3pm 3 x weeks for £70 (price includes Lino block, printing inks and paper) Led by fine art printmaker and tutor David Lintine Discover and explore how to make original fine prints in Linocut, Monotype and Woodcut, using traditional ‘printing by hand’ methods. You will be introduced to […]

    £70

    NetPark Wellbeing: Dementia Group 1

    Metal Art School : Southend Metal Art School, Southend on Sea, Essex

    This is an ongoing 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. We are happy to explain how to use Zoom with anybody […]

    Free

    NetPark Wellbeing: Dementia Group 2

    Metal Art School : Southend Metal Art School, Southend on Sea, Essex

    This is an ongoing 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. We are happy to explain how to use Zoom with anybody […]

    NetPark Wellbeing: Art and Wellbeing

    Metal Art School : Southend Metal Art School, Southend on Sea, Essex

    This 11-week course involves using different art materials; paint, felt tips, colouring pencils, collage materials, digital art to create art for personal wellbeing. No experience required. All art materials and refreshments will be provided free of charge. We have limited numbers of iPads we can also lend out to those who do not have the […]

    Free

    NetPark Wellbeing: Journaling Group

    Metal Art School : Southend Metal Art School, Southend on Sea, Essex

    This ten-week journal group will show you how to use a journal to undertake art wellbeing activities. This includes drawing, doodling, writing, photographing, and collaging. You can join this course at Metal Art School or via Zoom. We have limited numbers of iPads we can also lend out to those who do not have the […]

    Free

    NetPark Wellbeing: Yoga & Art Therapy Trauma Group

    Metal Art School : Southend Metal Art School, Southend on Sea, Essex

    This ten-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 with trainee Art Psychotherapists. 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 […]

    NetPark Wellbeing: Digital Art Group

    Metal Art School : Southend Metal Art School, Southend on Sea, Essex

    This 11-week group is for beginners and those who have knowledge of digital art. A calm experienced facilitator will take you through basics and guide you into making your own creations. Using digital art to create art for personal wellbeing. No experience required. All iPad, other art materials and refreshments will be provided free of […]

    Free

    Mothers Who Make hub

    Metal Liverpool Edge Hill Station, Tunnel Road Liverpool, Liverpool

    Mothers Who Make is a growing national initiative aimed at supporting mothers who are artists – professional and/or passionate. Every kind of maker is welcomed, and every kind of mother.