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  • Diving the London – Steve Ellis

    Diving the London – Steve Ellis

    Central25 October 2018 - 25 October 2018

    Join the licensed diver of the London wreck as he shares his experiences helping to excavate and record one of the many wrecks that litter the Estuary bed. Steve Ellis is a local fisherman who became enthralled by the London after a chance encounter with an archaeologist at an airport.…

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  • Stories in the Sky: October 2018

    Stories in the Sky: October 2018

    Planetarium26 October 2018 - 26 October 2018

    Discover the fascinating 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?   26th October 2018 | 11:00 - 11:45pm Tickets £5: Booking http://www.southendlam.eventbrite.com/ All children must be accompanied by an adult    …

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  • Autumn Traditions: Hallowe'en

    Autumn Traditions: Hallowe'en

    Southchurch27 October 2018 - 27 October 2018

    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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  • Construction: A Conference on Identity Creation

    Construction: A Conference on Identity Creation

    Beecroft02 November 2018 - 02 November 2018

    Construction: A Conference on Identity Creation//Fashion, Photography and Art Symposium How do we construct identities for ourselves? How is fashion a tool to project an image? How do we navigate society by constructing personas? How does art and photography allow us to create an image? Join us at the Beecroft…

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  • Tudor Christmas at Southchurch Hall

    Tudor Christmas at Southchurch Hall

    Southchurch01 December 2018 - 01 December 2018

    Come to Southchurch Hall - decorated in full Tudor style for Christmas. Meet Lord Robert and hear him tell of traditions long gone and some that have survived in our own modern Christmas. Stocking fillers and refreshments available. Entry: £5 - Includes Christmas talks and Trail sheets, and even a…

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