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  • Southend Arts Council: Visual Arts Exhibition

    Southend Arts Council: Visual Arts Exhibition

    Beecroft21 April 2018 - 18 May 2018

    Southend Arts Council launch their Visual Arts Exhibition which is this year being held at the Beecroft Art Gallery in the downstairs area next to the Jazz Museum. Over 35 local artists including amateur and professional alike, will be exhibiting their work. Various mediums will be represented from pastel, watercolour,…

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  • Art History Mornings with Dr. Mark Banting | Turner at Petworth: Experiments in Light and Colour

    Art History Mornings with Dr. Mark Banting | Turner at Petworth: Experiments in Light and Colour

    Beecroft28 April 2018 - 28 April 2018

    10:30am - 12:30pm Hosted at the Beecroft Art Gallery Lecture Theatre Admission £10 - includes refreshments In around 1809 JMW Turner began visiting Petworth House in Sussex which, in the hands of Lord Egremont, became a postively bohemian community of artists. Today we'll re-imagine life at Petworth in the early…

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    Finds Day

    Central28 April 2018 - 28 April 2018

    Have you found something whilst gardening or metal detecting? Do you want to know what it is or have it recorded? Drop-in to Southend Central Museum anytime between 11am and 4pm on Saturday 28th April to ask an expert from the Portable Antiquities Scheme! Remember to bring your object with…

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  • Exploring the Moon

    Exploring the Moon

    Planetarium05 May 2018 - 05 May 2018

    Exploring the Moon | Saturday 5th May 2018 |  2pm Tickets £5 per person - Booking essential via: www.southendlam.eventbrite.com Uncover the secrets of Earth’s moon in this fascinating focused Planetarium session. Learn about the fascinating facts associated with it, alongside myths and legends that will make you think twice the…

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  • Saturday Screen: Grey Gardens (United States, 1976, 94 minutes, Colour, Cert 12)

    Saturday Screen: Grey Gardens (United States, 1976, 94 minutes, Colour, Cert 12)

    Beecroft19 May 2018 - 19 May 2018

    Meet the big and little Edie Beale: mother and daughter, high-society drop outs, and reclusive cousins of Jackie Onassis. The two manage to thrive together amid the decay and disorder of their East Hampton, New York, mansion, making for an eerily ramshackle echo of the American Camelot. An impossibly intimate…

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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