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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

    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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  • Mousechurch Hall

    Mousechurch Hall

    Southchurch20 February 2019 - 22 February 2019

    20th - 22nd February 2019 | 10am - 3pm  Admission: Free | Trail & Museum Pencil: £1.50 Take a mouse eye’s view of Southchurch Hall and its historic settings. Discover the mice in the different rooms and listen to mouse-themed stories in the kitchen on Wednesday 20 February. Suitable for…

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  • Family Sea Shanty Workshop by London Sea Shanty Collective

    Family Sea Shanty Workshop by London Sea Shanty Collective

    Central23 February 2019 - 23 February 2019

    2 - 3.30pm Immerse yourself in the sounds of the sea with this interactive singing workshop. Join the London Sea Shanty Collective on a journey through song, exploring well-loved sea shanties like those sung by sailors on the London. Tickets £6.00 for Adults & £4.00 for children Book your ticket…

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  • Sea Shanty Performance by London Sea Shanty Collective

    Sea Shanty Performance by London Sea Shanty Collective

    Central23 February 2019 - 23 February 2019

    7 - 8.30pm Immerse youself in the sounds of the sea with this feast for the ears. The London Sea Shanty Collective is a community choir of 25-30 singers based in Hackney, London. They perform and enjoy sea shanties and songs of the sea and sailing, in order to celebrate…

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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