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  • Exploring the Moon (Summer Sessions)

    Exploring the Moon (Summer Sessions)

    Planetarium22 July 2017 - 19 August 2017

    Uncover the secrets of Earth’s moon in this fascinating Planetarium session over Summer. Learn about the myths and legends associated with it, alongside fascinating facts that will make you think twice the next time you look up at night.   Three session dates available: 22nd July, 5th August & 19th August…

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  • Stories in the Sky: Summer Sessions

    Stories in the Sky: Summer Sessions

    Planetarium25 July 2017 - 22 August 2017

    Discover the fascinating stories behind the constellations in the sky at night! Why is Cancer the crab among the stars? Why are Orion and Scorpius so far from each other? A great way for young star-gazers to explore the night sky! Three session dates available: 25th July, 8th August & 22nd…

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  • Prittlewell Priory Tours: 28th July & 25th August

    Prittlewell Priory Tours: 28th July & 25th August

    Prittlewell28 July 2017 - 25 August 2017

    Discover the fascinating world of the Monks of Prittlewell Priory with a tour this summer. Tours begin at Prittlewell Priory Visitor Centre at 2pm Two Friday dates to choose from: 28th July or 25th August   Tickets £5 via: www.southendlam.eventbrite.com Why did they wear black? What did they eat? Why did they…

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  • Southchurch Hall Tours

    Southchurch Hall Tours

    Southchurch28 July 2017 - 25 August 2017

    2pm - 3:30pm Two dates available: 28th July & 25th August 2017 Tickets £5 | Booking essential via: www.southendlam.eventbrite.com Discover the world of medieval Southchurch Hall from the medieval chess piece, life in the great hall, how people eat, what they eat, what to look for exploring an ancient house…

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  • Space Plus - Summer Sessions

    Space Plus - Summer Sessions

    Planetarium01 August 2017 - 29 August 2017

    1st August  |  15th August  |  29th August 2017 11am and 3pm Southend Planetarium All tickets: £6 each Learn about space in the planetarium then have the opportunity to handle actual meteorites and discover the size of the Solar System in our space workshop!   Planetarium Show approx. 45 minutes Handling…

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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