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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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  • Holiday Club

    Holiday Club

    Prittlewell25 October 2018 - 25 October 2018

    Join us at the Holiday Club this October Half Term for a fun-filled session on pre-history and cavemen! We’ll be getting hands on with history as we transport back in time. Help us uncover the secrets of Stonehenge and the wonders of cave paintings with fun activities. The Holiday Club…

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    TEN2TWO - TOMA 2017 EXHIBITION

    Beecroft25 October 2018 - 25 October 2018

    Late Opening of the 2017 TOMA artists' end of year exhibition! JOIN US FOR DRINKS, VIDEO SCREENINGS, SOUND, INSTALLATIONS, ARTIST TALKS + MORE BEECROFT ART GALLERY // VICTORIA AVE, SOUTHEND-ON-SEA SS2 6EX  

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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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