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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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  • Netpark Wellbeing Project

    Netpark Wellbeing Project

    Beecroft27 May 2017 - 22 July 2017

    Slideshow of digital and traditional art made by participants taking part in the NetPark Wellbeing prioject at Chalkwell park. This project is funded by Southend Borough council and Metal Arts organisation. The project uses art and outdoor space with people living with dementia, depression, anxiety, stress, social isolation and learning…

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  • Steve Whittle: Recent Work

    Steve Whittle: Recent Work

    Beecroft24 June 2017 - 22 July 2017

    Delve into the large scale collages and other works from artist Steve Whittle.   Drop in and meet the artist on 8th July, 11am - 3pm!   Free Admission  Tues - Sat  |  10:00 - 17:00

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  • Tuesday Seafront Walks (Multiple Dates)

    Tuesday Seafront Walks (Multiple Dates)

    Central04 July 2017 - 29 August 2017

    Explore the history of Southend seafront from the Cliffs Pavilion to the Golden Mile. With images from the seafronts past, this walk covers the architectural, anecdotal, and social history of one of Southend’s greatest assets!   Choose from: 27th June / 4th, 18th, 25th July / 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd,…

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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