The branches of Southend Museums Service offer a great value day out.
You can choose from local history, art, historic houses and even outer space.
We have an active year round event and exhibition programme and apart from the Historic Cliff Lift and Planetarium admission to all our buildings is free.
Why not come and read about what goes on behind the scenes on our new blog? http://southendmuseum.wordpress.com
Vintage Swimwear - Historical patterns and techniques Jill Salen
Beecroft22 August 2014 - 22 August 2014
10am – 11.15 am: A talk by author and costumier Jill Salen, followed by a book signing and chance to buy Jill’s book, ‘Vintage Swimwear, Historical patterns and techniques’. 11.45 – 1.15pm: A practical workshop demonstration aimed at those with intermediate – advanced costume making and pattern cutting skills. This workshop will focus on the construction techniques of an authentic 1950s bathing suit. The admission charge includes tea and coffee and a pattern taken from one of the museum’s costumes…
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