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  • Veterans: A Shared Experience

    Veterans: A Shared Experience

    Central25 March 2017 - 24 March 2018

    This powerful exhibition explores the experiences, memories and sacrifices of local Veterans. Through portrait photography and oral histories, the lives and experiences of these local heroes are shared and appreciated. This exhibition is a tribute to those we have sadly lost during the project. ---------------------------------- Southend Central Museum Exhibition Space…

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  • Love letter to Southend

    Love letter to Southend

    Main15 September 2017 - 30 November 2017

    First displayed during 2017s Village Green Festival held at Chalkwell Park, these unique cards offered participants the opportunity to express their deep feelings for the town. Created for Metal and showing in the Beecroft as part of the Borough Council’s ‘125’ celebration.   Free Admission | Tues - Sat, 10:00…

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  • Netpark – Well Being Project

    Netpark – Well Being Project

    Beecroft19 September 2017 - 11 November 2017

    A slideshow of digital and traditional art made by participants taking part in the NetPark Wellbeing project at Chalkwell park. Free Admission | Tues - Sat, 10:00 - 17:00

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  • John Jarvis

    John Jarvis

    Beecroft23 September 2017 - 18 November 2017

    What would you do if your fairy godmother appeared and said: "Ok stop what you're doing, you don't have to work anymore. You can do whatever you want for the rest of your life!" That's what happened to me in June 2014, and I quickly decided to become what I…

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  • Autumn Traditions: Hallowe'en

    Autumn Traditions: Hallowe'en

    Southchurch28 October 2017 - 28 October 2017

    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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Southend Museums Service is part of the Culture Section of the Adult and Community Services Department, Southend on Sea, Essex Borough Council