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  • The London Shipwreck: A Sunken Story

    The London Shipwreck: A Sunken Story

    Central22 September 2018 - 20 July 2019

    The London Shipwreck: A Sunken Story exhibits finds from the London shipwreck, a 17th Century Cromwellian warship that mysteriously exploded in the Thames Estuary in 1665. Immerse yourself in the Age of Sail, learning about life on board, warfare and the events that led to the loss of over 300 lives.   …

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  • Subcultures


    Beecroft15 December 2018 - 05 October 2019

    Discover Southend’s subcultures through clothing, photographs and memorabilia. From the Southend punk scene, to mods, rockers and beyond this exhibition explores subcultures both past and present.  

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  • Southend on Sea Arts Council Group Show

    Southend on Sea Arts Council Group Show

    Beecroft02 March 2019 - 02 April 2019

    Southend Arts Council are proud to host the 2019 Community Art Exhibition on the ground floor level at the Beecroft Gallery, Victoria Avenue, Southend on Sea taking place from Saturday 2nd March to Tuesday 2nd April. Work from over 40 local artists will be on display and available for sale,…

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  • Korean Dreams

    Korean Dreams

    Beecroft09 March 2019 - 25 May 2019

    ‘Korean Dreams’  Photographer Nathalie Daoust’s newest project, Korean Dreams, is a complex series that probes the unsettling vacuity of North Korea. Piercing its veil with her lens, these images reveal a country that seems to exist outside of time, as a carefully choreographed mirage. Daoust has spent much of her…

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  • Protecting the London

    Protecting the London

    Beecroft28 March 2019 - 28 March 2019

    Mark has been working alongside the licenced diving team since 2016 and has been assisting them and the London Shipwreck Trust to protect and research the site. Over the last year Mark has been undertaking research into how England’s designated wrecks are protected, managed and funded. His work shows that…

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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