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  • and football created...

    and football created...

    Beecroft21 February 2017 - 06 May 2017

    Russell Cooper's take on football is both art and archive; an art based documentary which combines nostalgia with social comment in an exhibition that includes painting, large scale prints, assemblage, cut-outs, kinetic sculpture, toys and memorabilia.   Free Admission Tues - Sat, 10:00 - 17:00

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  • Disrupting the Archive *Extended*

    Disrupting the Archive *Extended*

    Beecroft25 February 2017 - 12 May 2017

    *This exhibition has been extended until 12th May 2017* TOMA* artists delved into the Beecroft art stores to produce new artworks informed by, responding to or disrupting pieces held within the collection. The contemporary will be shown alongside the archival for the alternative art programme's first group show. *TOMA is…

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  • Veterans: A Shared Experience

    Veterans: A Shared Experience

    Central25 March 2017 - 24 March 2018

    This powerful exhibition explores the experiences, memories and sacrifices of local Veterans. Through portrait photography and oral histories, the lives and experiences of these local heroes are shared and appreciated. This exhibition is a tribute to those we have sadly lost during the project. ---------------------------------- Southend Central Museum Exhibition Space…

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  • Object in Focus: Japanese Shogi Set

    Object in Focus: Japanese Shogi Set

    Central12 April 2017 - 22 July 2017

    To celebrate the exciting loan of the Horniman Museum’s Japanese Shogi Set, we will take you on a journey through the changing landscape of toys and games in a mini exhibition at Southend Central Museum. The loan is thanks to Object In Focus, a project funded by Arts Council England.…

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  • Ruby Stitches presented by South & East Essex Embroiderers

    Ruby Stitches presented by South & East Essex Embroiderers

    Beecroft13 May 2017 - 17 June 2017

    South & East Essex Embroiderers Guild showcase their work and celebrate forty fabulous years of stitching.   Free Admission Tues - Sat, 10:00 - 17:00

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Southend Museums Service is part of the Culture Section of the Adult and Community Services Department, Southend on Sea, Essex Borough Council