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  • Thursday Late -  Private view of Sam Reilly

    Thursday Late - Private view of Sam Reilly

    Beecroft22 February 2018 - 22 February 2018

    Visitors will be able to explore our collections and exhibitions after hours in the first of our Thursday Lates programme, where the Beecroft will remain open until 8pm on the last Thursday of every month. On Thursday 22nd February the Beecroft will be hosting the private view of collage and…

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  • Saturday Screen: Stop Making Sense (1984)

    Saturday Screen: Stop Making Sense (1984)

    Beecroft10 March 2018 - 10 March 2018

    Director Jonathan Demme (Silence of the Lambs) captures the frantic energy and artsy groove of Talking Heads in this concert movie shot at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in 1983. The band's frontman David Byrne, first appears on an empty stage, armed only with an acoustic guitar, and is gradually joined…

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  • FREE LUNCHTIME TOUR Construction: Empowerment and equality through dress

    FREE LUNCHTIME TOUR Construction: Empowerment and equality through dress

    Beecroft16 March 2018 - 16 March 2018

    What did power dressing mean for women in the 1980s? How was the flapper girl a symbol of emancipation in the 1920s? Was Victorian dress restrictive? Uncover the great social and political changes in women's lives through a curator led tour of our current Construction exhibition. 2018 marks 100 years…

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  • Roll of Honour Centenary

    Roll of Honour Centenary

    Beecroft24 March 2018 - 24 March 2018

    11am - 12:30pm  |  Beecroft Art Gallery Lecture Theatre Tickets £5 each  |   Booking www.southendlam.eventbrite.com Please note this lecture is suitable for adults Our Museums Education Lecturer will study the Roll of Honour within the wider context of the Great War.  Looking at how we interpret the chronology, events and…

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  • Southend: 1914-1918

    Southend: 1914-1918

    Beecroft26 May 2018 - 26 May 2018

    11am - 12:30pm  |  Beecroft Art Gallery Lecture Theatre Tickets £5 each   |  Booking www.southendlam.eventbrite.com Please note this lecture is suitable for adults Our Museums Education Lecturer will study three key themes surrounding Southend during the war: women, air raids, and POWs & "aliens". We will analyse the cause, nature and…

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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