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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: 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: 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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  • A Gift From Southend

    A Gift From Southend

    Beecroft11 August 2017 - 11 August 2017

    Explore the permanent exhibition at Beecroft Art Gallery, focusing on Southend's seafront past.  Reminisce over sunny holidays from the past, handle objects from by-gone days on the beach and peruse the gallery's collection of postcards, posters and souvenirs.  Also included is a special ficus on the wrecks of the Estuary…

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  • Seafront Walk

    Seafront Walk

    Central18 August 2017 - 18 August 2017

    Southend Seafront Walking Tour 11am - 1pm Meeting Point: outside Cliffs Pavilion   Travel along the seafront exploring the history of Southend for the Cliffs Pavilion to the Golden Mile.  With images from the seafront's past, this walk covers the architectural, anecdotal and social history of one of Southend's greatest…

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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