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    ‘Home is now – we are home’: Interactive walk with Hayley Harrison #2

    Metal Peterborough Chauffeur's Cottage, St Peter's Road, Peterborough

    Join artist Hayley Harrison for an interactive walk at dusk through Peterborough city centre. At the start there will be time to create phrases and calls that respond to the idea of home, using inspiration from text drafted at the end of the previous walk.   We will then go out on a walk through the […]

    Free

    Lucky Dip

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

    Lucky Dip is back at Chalkwell Hall on Wednesday 6 March! This quarterly event is a space for local artists and creatives to meet new faces, connect, share ideas and celebrate the joy in art. Book free tickets here. First up, we’ll have a creative workshop led by our guest artist host for this month, Elspeth […]

    Free

    PICTON PLAY: Dens of Sanctuary

    Metal Liverpool Platform 1, Edge Hill Station, Tunnel Road, Liverpool, United Kingdom

    Build dens in nature with artist and environmentalist Andrea Ku.  Our Listen Residency artist Andrea Ku will lead Dens of Sanctuary workshops on Saturdays 9, 16 and 23, from 12pm to 3pm. The first session on 9 March will be at Edge Hill Station and the following two sessions will be at Wavertree Botanic Park. […]

    Free

    Arts Council funding and top tips for applying with artist Azara Meghie

    Gladstone Connect 157 Cromwell Road, Peterborough

    Funding advice for Creatives and Curious Minds - hosted by Metal Got a great idea for a project but not sure how to fund it? This workshop is for you.  Join artist Azara Meghie who will talk you through what you need to know about applying for Arts Council funding, including top tips, their experience of applying and how to […]

    Free

    Hosted at Metal Southend: The Songwriters’ House

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

    Join The Songwriters’ House for a one-day songwriting retreat packed full of workshops, exercises and performances to boost your skills and approaches as a songwriter. Led by experienced and professional songwriters Harriet Bradshaw and Matt G. Boulter, you will have dedicated time, space and support to work on your song ideas and musical approaches. All […]

    £90

    Fan Fiction Workshop: Reimagining the Future

    Metal Peterborough Chauffeur's Cottage, St Peter's Road, Peterborough

    Join members of Babeworld for a workshop exploring fan fiction* as an empowering tool for transformation and re-imagining futures. Babeworld will explore the building of new communities and relationships during the creation of fan fiction, to showcase stories that are not usually represented in mainstream media. They will use creative writing techniques to show why […]

    Free

    Southend: Open Advice Sessions for Artists

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

    Metal Southend Open Advice Sessions for creatives of all levels and art forms.  On Wednesday 20 March we’re offering free 1:1 sessions for artists who live and/or work within our local area. These sessions will be led by you and what you would like to discuss, which might include:  - Discussing your creative practice - […]

    Free

    Window Wanderland

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

    Metal Southend presents: ‘The NetPark Wellbeing Tree’ for Southend’s first Window Wanderland 2024 Project. Throughout March, participants of NetPark Wellbeing have been creating leaf designs for the display which is on the front arch window of Chalkwell Hall. Though vivid and colourful during the day, the window comes to life during the evening after sunset. […]

    Free

    Peterborough: Open Advice Sessions for Artists

    Metal Peterborough Chauffeur's Cottage, St Peter's Road, Peterborough

    Metal Peterborough Open Advice Sessions for creatives of all levels and art forms. On Friday 22 March we’re offering free 1:1 sessions for artists at any stage of their career, who live and/or work in our local area. The sessions will take place either in person at Chauffeur’s Cottage or online. You will lead your […]

    Free

    Hosted at Metal Southend: Not All There – Book Launch

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

    Hosted at Metal Southend, join Jane Barron de Burgh for the release of their new book ‘Not All There’. This event will have a talk about the book by the author and a chance to buy a signed copy or put in an order for it. Jane is an Essex-based author and poet. They graduated […]

    Free

    Postponed: The Drawing Social

    Granby Winter Garden 37-39 Cairns Street, Liverpool, United Kingdom

    **Due to unforeseen circumstances we are postponing this month's Drawing Social until a later date** Join us for our next Drawing Social event taking place at Granby Winter Garden on Monday 25 March from 5pm – 6.30pm. The Drawing Social is a bi-monthly, informal drawing network. The events are open to any creatives, of all […]

    Liverpool: Open Advice Sessions for Artists

    Metal Liverpool Platform 1, Edge Hill Station, Tunnel Road, Liverpool, United Kingdom

    Metal Peterborough Open Advice Sessions for creatives of all levels and art forms.  On Tuesday 26 and Thursday 28 March, we’re offering 1:1 sessions for artists who live and/or work in Liverpool. You can set the agenda and talk to us about anything related to your creative practice, such as: - Explore a project idea […]

    Free

    MNAN: Taking control of your finances with Sarah

    UK Wide (Online Event) Online, United Kingdom

    Join our very own Finance Manager Sarah for a Metal New Artist Network masterclass in managing your money on Thursday 28 March. Book a free ticket . There will be references to becoming self-employed, setting up a business and how to take control of your personal spend. Sarah aims for you to leave with fresh confidence […]

    Free

    Future Station: Like Lockdown Never Happened – Music & Culture during Covid with Joy White

    Metal Liverpool Platform 1, Edge Hill Station, Tunnel Road, Liverpool, United Kingdom

    What music got you through the pandemic? Join us for a conversation with Dr Joy White about culture during COVID at our Future Station talk on Tuesday 2 April at 6pm. Joy will draw on her latest book ‘Like Lockdown Never Happened’ to consider the ways contemporary Black musical forms helped us to pass the […]

    £5

    Hosted at Metal Southend: Pin Drop Acoustic Sessions

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

    The Pin Drop Acoustic Sessions are all about the essence of music in its most natural form.  As the name suggests, the room needs to be quiet as the artists will be performing totally unplugged. Hosted at Metal Southend, this event will present 3 local singer songwriters to an audience in a completely acoustic setting, […]

    £7

    The Drawing Social

    Granby Winter Garden 37-39 Cairns Street, Liverpool, United Kingdom

    An informal event open to any creatives interested in exploring storytelling through print, zines and comics (18+). Snacks, pens, paper.

    Free

    Developing your idea for Arts Council Project Grant with Artist Aisha Zia

    Gladstone Connect 157 Cromwell Road, Peterborough

    Funding advice for Creatives and Curious Minds – hosted by Metal Are you an artist or creative? Got a great idea for a project but not quite ready to write a funding application? This workshop is for you! Join artist Aisha Zia to find out about how to develop your idea and get it funding ready. From […]

    Free