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  • Snapping the Stiletto

    Snapping the Stiletto

    Beecroft06 July 2019 - 31 August 2019

    Snapping the Stiletto Exhibition Essex Women: Adversity, Adventure & Aspiration 6th July- 31st August 2019 Beecroft Art Gallery This touring exhibition created by volunteers for the project Snapping the Stiletto - a project across Essex Museums celebrating stories of inspirational working, campaigning and migrant women, and to upturn the Essex Girl…

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  • Anglo-Saxon Discovery Day

    Anglo-Saxon Discovery Day

    Central27 July 2019 - 27 July 2019

    Join us for a day of Anglo-Saxon Discovery! Try out swords, shields and chain mail and handle replica artefacts from the Prittlewell Princely Burial chamber. Have fun with Anglo-Saxon crafts and take a tour of our brand new archaeology gallery. Free, family fun for all. No need to book, just…

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  • Art History Mornings at The Beecroft Gallery

    Art History Mornings at The Beecroft Gallery

    Central27 July 2019 - 27 July 2019

    The Art of Natalia Goncharova (Post-Impressionism in Moscow) In reflection of the first UK retrospective exhibition of Russian artist Natalia Goncharova currently at Tate Modern, today we will explore her art in the social, political and artistic contexts of pre-Revolutionary Moscow. What happened when Goncharova brought Post-Impressionism, in all its…

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  • Free Summer Holiday Art Workshop: PAINTING WITH LIGHT

    Free Summer Holiday Art Workshop: PAINTING WITH LIGHT

    Beecroft30 July 2019 - 30 July 2019

    Free art Activity P A I N T I N G W I T H L I G H T Tuesday 30th July, from 11am – 3pm Are you looking for something creative to do during the summer holidays? Join us at the Beecroft Art Gallery for a free, open…

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  • Here Comes The Vintage Bride!

    Here Comes The Vintage Bride!

    Beecroft03 August 2019 - 03 August 2019

    Saturday 3rd August 2019 | 11am - 1pm | Tickets £25 | Booking website: www.southendlam.eventbrite.com Calling all brides-to be! Spend a relaxed morning in the company of our Curatorial Manager, Ciara Phipps and Conservator, Claire Reed and enjoy exclusive behind-the-scenes access to our historical wedding dress collection with this inspiration…

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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