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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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  • Tom DiCapite

    Tom DiCapite

    Beecroft28 October 2017 - 25 November 2017

    Tom works primarily in oil paints, creating intricate mindscapes and maze like compositions. Within these compositions are distorted, cartoon like figures. These are based on his memories of playing old computer games and watching cartoons. These figures inhabit a fictional, internal world.   Free Admission | Tues - Sat, 10:00…

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  • Construction


    Beecroft11 November 2017 - 10 November 2018

    This exhibition explores notions of construction in Fashion, image creation and persona. Through physical, social and historical lenses, the construction of garments and accessories, along with their ability to project an image or persona will be considered. Pulling together garments and paintings from our Dress and Textiles collection, our Fine…

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  • TOMA METAL – End of year

    TOMA METAL – End of year

    Beecroft25 November 2017 - 03 February 2018

    Opening event: Saturday 25 November 2017 3pm - 5pm TOMA* artists bring the first year of this alt. art school programme to a close with their end of year show. The artist cohort of ten have spent twelve months on the unaccredited art MA and this exhibition is a reflection…

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