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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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  • Construction


    Beecroft11 November 2017 - 10 November 2018

    This exhibition explores notions of construction in Fashion, image creation and persona. Through physical, social and historical lenses, the construction of garments and accessories, along with their ability to project an image or persona will be considered. Pulling together garments and paintings from our Dress and Textiles collection, our Fine…

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  • TOMA METAL – End of year

    TOMA METAL – End of year

    Beecroft25 November 2017 - 03 February 2018

    Opening event: Saturday 25 November 2017 3pm - 5pm TOMA* artists bring the first year of this alt. art school programme to a close with their end of year show. The artist cohort of ten have spent twelve months on the unaccredited art MA and this exhibition is a reflection…

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  • SALT


    Beecroft02 December 2017 - 30 December 2017

    "Salt seasons, it adds flavour, it improves and that's what the people featured in this book do as well. Every day they get up and improve the borough in their own way. Come celebrate some of the people who make this town worth living in at this beautiful photographic exhibition that…

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  • Saturday Screen: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

    Saturday Screen: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

    Beecroft13 January 2018 - 13 January 2018

    The Beecroft Art Gallery is pleased to announce the launch of a season of once monthly film screenings: Saturday Screen Saturday Screen is the home to art house, international cinema, and classics. The season opens on Saturday 13th January 2018, 2pm with the 1964 classic: "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg" Free admission  |  Tickets are…

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