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  • Tom DiCapite

    Tom DiCapite

    Beecroft28 October 2017 - 25 November 2017

    Tom works primarily in oil paints, creating intricate mindscapes and maze like compositions. Within these compositions are distorted, cartoon like figures. These are based on his memories of playing old computer games and watching cartoons. These figures inhabit a fictional, internal world.   Free Admission | Tues - Sat, 10:00…

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  • Young Archaeologist's Club: Victorian Life and Craft

    Young Archaeologist's Club: Victorian Life and Craft

    Prittlewell04 November 2017 - 04 November 2017

    Join us for the latest YAC session, Victorian Life and Craft. 10:00 - 12:00 £2 Entry No need to book - pay on the door YAC sessions are suitable for ages 8 - 16 years Prittlewell Priory Visitor Centre

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  • Construction


    Beecroft11 November 2017 - 10 November 2018

    This exhibition explores notions of construction in Fashion, image creation and persona. Through physical, social and historical lenses, the construction of garments and accessories, along with their ability to project an image or persona will be considered. Pulling together garments and paintings from our Dress and Textiles collection, our Fine…

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  • TOMA METAL – End of year

    TOMA METAL – End of year

    Beecroft25 November 2017 - 03 February 2018

    Opening event: Saturday 25 November 2017 3pm - 5pm TOMA* artists bring the first year of this alt. art school programme to a close with their end of year show. The artist cohort of ten have spent twelve months on the unaccredited art MA and this exhibition is a reflection…

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  • SALT


    Beecroft02 December 2017 - 30 December 2017

    "Salt seasons, it adds flavour, it improves and that's what the people featured in this book do as well. Every day they get up and improve the borough in their own way. Come celebrate some of the people who make this town worth living in at this beautiful photographic exhibition that…

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