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  • Art History Morning: Modernism in St. Ives

    Art History Morning: Modernism in St. Ives

    Beecroft24 June 2017 - 24 June 2017

    Throughout the 1920's and 30's, St. Ives became a hub for modern artists exploring new ways of painting in the aftermath of WW1. Hugely influenced by French artists, the "discovery" of local painter Alfred Wallis in 1928 led to a new wave of experiment as formal traditions were further abandoned.…

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  • Seafront at War! *SOLD OUT*

    Seafront at War! *SOLD OUT*

    Central24 June 2017 - 24 June 2017

    These walks take place along Southend seafront. Meeting Point: Outside the Cliffs Pavilion.   Travel along the seafront exploring and discovering Southend's military past during WW1 and WW2.  Learn about evacuated children from the militarised town.  What was HMS Westcliff and HMS Leigh?  What was the Battle of the Thames? …

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  • Steve Whittle: Recent Work

    Steve Whittle: Recent Work

    Beecroft24 June 2017 - 22 July 2017

    Delve into the large scale collages and other works from artist Steve Whittle.   Free Admission  Tues - Sat  |  10:00 - 17:00

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  • Tuesday Seafront Walks (Multiple Dates)

    Tuesday Seafront Walks (Multiple Dates)

    Central27 June 2017 - 29 August 2017

    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: 27th June / 4th, 18th, 25th July / 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd,…

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  • Film Screening: Looking for Johnny

    Film Screening: Looking for Johnny

    Beecroft15 July 2017 - 15 July 2017

    Showing as part of our series of events celebrating 40 years of Punk. Admission: £6 on the door or £5 in advance from the Beecroft Art Gallery or Slick 50 Barbers, 113 Park Street, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS0 7PD Featuring a live performance by Steve Hooker Stripped Down Stompin’ Band at…

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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