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    Beecroft09 September 2017 - 08 September 2018

    An exhibition exploring notions of construction and deconstruction in Fashion, Dress and the female form. Through physical, social and historical lenses, this show will identify how construction and deconstruction plays a role in the meaning of and physical creation of dress and clothing, with mention of the painted face and…

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    John Jarvis

    Beecroft23 September 2017 - 18 November 2017

    What would you do if your fairy godmother appeared and said: "Ok stop what you're doing, you don't have to work anymore. You can do whatever you want for the rest of your life!" That's what happened to me in June 2014, and I quickly decided to become what I…

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  • Autumn Traditions: Hallowe'en

    Autumn Traditions: Hallowe'en

    Southchurch28 October 2017 - 28 October 2017

    Come into the old Hall and learn about the ancient British roots of our modern Halloween. What is a soul cake? Where did trick or treat come from? What vegetables were used for carving faces into before the pumpkin? Discover the haunted rooms of the old Manor! Hear traditional spooky…

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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