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  • Tuesday Seafront Walks (Multiple Dates)

    Tuesday Seafront Walks (Multiple Dates)

    Central17 July 2018 - 28 August 2018

    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: 17th, 24th, 31st July or 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th August 2018 Please…

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  • Stories in the Sky

    Stories in the Sky

    Planetarium31 July 2018 - 31 July 2018

    Discover the stories behind the constellations in the night sky. Why is Cancer the crab among the stars? Why are Orion and Scorpius so far from each other?   11am | Tickets: £4 each | Booking essential: www.southendlam.eventbrite.com Suitable for children aged 3+ The planetarium is upstairs in Central Museum.…

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  • Southchurch Hall Tours

    Southchurch Hall Tours

    Southchurch01 August 2018 - 29 August 2018

    1st & 29th August 2018 | 2pm - 3:30pm Discover the world of medieval Southchurch Hall from the medieval chess piece, life in the great hall, how people eat, what they eat, what to look for exploring an ancient house and lots more! Explore part of the rich history of…

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  • Seafront at War!

    Seafront at War!

    Beecroft03 August 2018 - 24 August 2018

    A Southend Seafront Walking Tour Meeting Point: Outside Cliffs Pavilion   Uncover and explore 400 years of fascinating military history along Southend seafront.  From latest news on the London wreck, threats of French invasions, Southend's military hospitals and POW ships in WW1 to the Battle of the Thames and the…

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  • Stories in the Sky

    Stories in the Sky

    Planetarium14 August 2018 - 14 August 2018

    Discover the stories behind the constellations in the night sky. Why is Cancer the crab among the stars? Why are Orion and Scorpius so far from each other?   11am | Tickets: £4 each | Booking essential: www.southendlam.eventbrite.com Suitable for children aged 3+ The planetarium is upstairs in Central Museum.…

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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