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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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  • Gordon Gambier: Retrospective

    Gordon Gambier: Retrospective

    Beecroft15 July 2017 - 09 September 2017

    A retrospective exhibition by Essex born artist Gordon Gambier    

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  • Tuesday Seafront Walks (Multiple Dates)

    Tuesday Seafront Walks (Multiple Dates)

    Central15 August 2017 - 29 August 2017

    Explore the history of Southend seafront from the Cliffs Pavilion to the Golden Mile. With images from the seafronts past, this walk covers the architectural, anecdotal, and social history of one of Southend’s greatest assets!   Choose from: 15th, 22nd, 29th August 2017 Please allow 2 hours for the talk.…

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  • Jiaodong Folk Window Paper Cutting Art Exhibition

    Jiaodong Folk Window Paper Cutting Art Exhibition

    Beecroft19 August 2017 - 01 September 2017

    Traditional Jiaodong window papercutting is widely distributed and its artistic form is usually expressed as the cultural symbol of China’s native philosophical concept of “images abstracting from observing”. Various types of cultural symbols reflected in papercutting works are the code to unlocking regional folk art symbols. In this exhibition, we…

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  • Southend Photographic Society

    Southend Photographic Society

    Beecroft19 August 2017 - 16 September 2017

    Tues - Sat, 10:00 - 17:00 Free Admission   Featuring work by members of this highly active and long running group.

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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