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  • No.4 Paintings by Markie Shed, Otto Shed & David Crawford

    No.4 Paintings by Markie Shed, Otto Shed & David Crawford

    Beecroft07 July 2018 - 25 August 2018

    No.4 Paintings by Markie Shed, Otto Shed & David Crawford ‘This exhibition consists of a selection of large scale garden studies, nearly all of which have two things in common; they were created in and around my home “No.4” and include some kind of articulated human figure, be that either…

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  • George Morl ‘Precious Boys’

    George Morl ‘Precious Boys’

    Beecroft14 July 2018 - 08 September 2018

    ‘Having never fully understanding affection, I have always been interested by the means and lengths in which individuals seek it, which may include changing one’s body image whether physically with protein powder to increase muscle mass or by constructing online dating profiles to attract potential users. The struggle for young…

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  • Tuesday Seafront Walks (Multiple Dates)

    Tuesday Seafront Walks (Multiple Dates)

    Central17 July 2018 - 28 August 2018

    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: 17th, 24th, 31st July or 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th August 2018 Please…

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  • Stories in the Sky

    Stories in the Sky

    Planetarium31 July 2018 - 31 July 2018

    Discover the stories behind the constellations in the night sky. Why is Cancer the crab among the stars? Why are Orion and Scorpius so far from each other?   11am | Tickets: £4 each | Booking essential: Suitable for children aged 3+ The planetarium is upstairs in Central Museum.…

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  • Southchurch Hall Tours

    Southchurch Hall Tours

    Southchurch01 August 2018 - 29 August 2018

    1st & 29th August 2018 | 2pm - 3:30pm 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 and lots more! Explore part of the rich history of…

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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