A comprehensive guide to what's happening at Southend museums.
Central15 August 2019 - 15 August 2019
Learn about Anglo-Saxon life in this highly immersive and engaging session that explores who they were, how they lived, and how they left an impact in the Kingdom of the East Saxons. Through handling objects and learning the ancient English language, uncover the context in which we then understand the importance…
Central20 August 2019 - 20 August 2019
Travel along the seafront exploring the history of Southend from the Cliffs Pavilion to the Golden Mile. With images from the seafront’s past, this walk covers the architectural, anecdotal and social history of one of Southend’s greatest assets! Please allow 2 hours for the talk. Meeting Point: Outside the Cliffs…
Seafront at War!
Central26 August 2019 - 26 August 2019
Monday 26th August | 11am | Tickets £5 available from: www.southendlam.eventbrite.com Meeting Point: Outside the Cliffs Pavilion. Uncover and explore 400 years of fascinating military history along Southend seafront. From latest news on The London, threats of French invasions, Southends military hospitals and POW ships in WW1, to the Battle…
Central29 August 2019 - 29 September 2019
Explore the fascinating world of prehistoric Britain! Learn about life in the Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic periods. Look at and handle early technology, including original and replica hand tools, weapons and a quern stone. Includes local prehistory from the Stone Age through to the Bronze Age. Book a place and…
Southend: 1939 - 1945
Beecroft30 August 2019 - 30 August 2019
30th August 2019 | 11am - 12:30pm | Tickets £5 per person / £15 group ticket (up to 4 people) Book your ticket in advance at www.eventbrite.co.uk, or pay on the door. In commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the Second World War beginning on 3rd September 1939 explore…