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  • Prittlewell Priory Tours *Sold Out*

    Prittlewell Priory Tours *Sold Out*

    Prittlewell25 August 2017 - 25 August 2017

    Discover the fascinating world of the Monks of Prittlewell Priory with a tour this summer. Tours begin at Prittlewell Priory Visitor Centre at 2pm   Why did they wear black? What did they eat? Why did they use sign language? The tour gives you a glimpse into the life and world…

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  • Southchurch Hall Tours *Sold Out*

    Southchurch Hall Tours *Sold Out*

    Southchurch25 August 2017 - 25 August 2017

    2pm - 3:30pm Discover the world of medieval Southchurch Hall from the medieval chess piece, life in the great hall, how people eat, what they eat, what to look for exploring an ancient house and lots more! Explore part of the rich history of Southend by visiting Southend’s hidden gem.…

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  • Art History Mornings: A Russian Summer

    Art History Mornings: A Russian Summer

    Beecroft26 August 2017 - 26 August 2017

    Russia might be “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma”, as Churchill put it, but the exhilarating creative power of Russian art from the 1870s through to the 1917 Revolution is one hell of a ride!   Join Dr Mark Banting for his latest Art History Morning. 10:30…

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  • Space Plus *CANCELLED*

    Space Plus *CANCELLED*

    Planetarium29 August 2017 - 29 August 2017

    This event is Cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control.  Attendees have been emailed and refunds are being processed.   We apologise for the inconvenience and thank you for your support of Southend Museums events.  

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  • Prehistoric Britain

    Prehistoric Britain

    Beecroft30 August 2017 - 30 August 2017

    Is your child starting prehistory in school in September?  Explore the fascinating world of prehistoric Britain!  Learn about life in the Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic periods.  Look at and handle early technology, including original and replica hand tools, weapons and a quern stone. Includes local prehistory from the Stone Age…

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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