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  • Subcultures Curator’s Tour

    Subcultures Curator’s Tour

    Beecroft28 March 2019 - 28 March 2019

    Join curator Iona Farrell for a special guided tour of the Subcultures exhibition, 12 - 12:30pm. Discover the stories behind the objects on display and uncover more about Southend’s diverse subcultures. Tickets £5 - book in advance at www.southendlam.eventbrite.com

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  • Art History Mornings - The Scottish Colourists

    Art History Mornings - The Scottish Colourists

    Beecroft30 March 2019 - 30 March 2019

    Art History Mornings at The Beecroft Gallery Saturday 30th March 2019, 10.30am-12.30pm with Dr ML Banting The Scottish Colourists In the wake of Van Gogh and Gauguin’s post-impressionism, artists across Europe were exploring the power of colour in the first years of the 20th century, many heading for Paris, the…

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  • Colour

    Colour

    Beecroft08 April 2019 - 11 April 2020

    This exhibition explores colour and its use in art, the emotional response to colours and the ways in which artists have used them. This subject will be explored through a selection of paintings from the Beecroft Art Gallery collection and loans from other institutions, displayed alongside a contemporary sculpture piece…

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  • Teddy Bear Hunt

    Teddy Bear Hunt

    Prittlewell10 April 2019 - 12 April 2019

    10th - 12th April 2019 | 10am - 2pm | Prittlewell Priory Teddy Bear Trail: £2 from the Visitor Centre The Teddy bears have taken over the Priory! They’re hiding on the shelves, by the windows and even on the roof beams! Visit the Priory for our Teddy Bear Trail…

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  • The Nottrowe Drift – A Touring Exhibition from Leasingstede

    The Nottrowe Drift – A Touring Exhibition from Leasingstede

    Beecroft13 April 2019 - 22 June 2019

    Ever tried handling a Leaf Rustler or attacking some weeds with a Nettle Prod? These unusual tools are among all sorts of improbable artefacts in this touring exhibition from Leasingstede Museum which are coming to the Beecroft Gallery, Southend, in an exhibition opening on April 13th. The show, The Nottrowe…

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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