Planning and Licensing

Due to essential maintenance works, Public Access will be unavailable for periods over the weekend of 19th and 20th August 2017.

Events

Happening today, 16th August 2017

Escape Live

1st January 2017 - 1st January 2018 - Every day
The event will be held in Escape Live, 95 Hightstreet, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 1HS, and is Various to attend.

Escape Live is an exciting group game with a difference.

Southend Walk this Way Health Walks - Leigh-on-Sea

4th January 2017 - 30th November 2017 - Every week at 11:00 - 12:00
The event will be held in The Crooked Billet, 51 High St, Southend-on-Sea, Leigh-on-Sea SS9 2EP, and is Free to attend.

"Walking is the nearest activity to the perfect exercise"...according to Professors Jerry Morris and Adrienne Hardman in our Walking Works report.

The Garden of Remember

10th March 2017 - 30th September 2017 - Every day
The event will be held in Chalkwell Park, London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 8NB, and is Free Entry to attend.

Following a great deal of work at Metal Art School, we are proud to announce the launch date of The Garden of Remember.

Radical Essex

16th April 2017 - 30th September 2017 - Every day
The event will be held in Focal Point Gallery, The Forum, Elmer Square, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 1NB, and is Free to attend.

Radical Essex is a project that re-examines the history of the county in relation to radicalism in thought, lifestyle, politics and architecture.

Maximum Overdrive

20th May 2017 - 10th September 2017 - Every day
The event will be held in Focal Point Gallery, The Forum, Elmer Square, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 1NB, and is Free Entry to attend.

Focal Point Gallery is pleased to present ‘Maximum Overdrive’, an ambitious project that seeks to connect the gallery space to its immediate social context at Elmer Square.

ImagiNation '17

15th July 2017 - 4th September 2017 - Every day
The event will be held in Various, and is Free to attend.

Southend Libraries are running a special Reading and Arts activity during the summer holidays for young people.

Gordon Gambier

15th July 2017 - 9th September 2017 - Every day
The event will be held in Beecroft Gallery, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6EX, and is Free Entry to attend.

A retrospective exhibition by Essex born artist Gordon Gambier.

Only Fools & Horses Costume Exhibition 2017

22nd July 2017 - 31st August 2017 - Every day at 10:30 - 17:00
The event will be held in Southend Pier, Western Esplanade, Southend-On-Sea, SS1 1EE, and is £4 usual pier admission may charges. to attend.

Experience the history of the Trotters through their costumes and key props from 1981 to 2003, some never seen before.

Discover Southend with Route 68 and Go-Ahead London

24th July 2017 - 2nd September 2017 - Every day
The event will be held in Various, and is Various to attend.

Enjoy days out in Southend building sandcastles with the kids whilst unwinding with all the traditional pleasures of the seaside on award winning beaches.

Southend Museums Holiday Trails

24th July 2017 - 4th September 2017 - Every day
The event will be held in Various, and is 60p to attend.

Why not pick up a Holiday Trail sheet for each of our wonderful buildings!

Green Bunch - Boynett Rangers

26th July 2017 - 30th August 2017 - Every week at 10:00 - 15:00
The event will be held in Belfairs Woodland Centre, Belfairs Park, Vardon Drive / Eastwood Road North, Leigh-on-Sea, and is Free to attend.

A drop off event for 11 - 16 year olds!

Photographs by Compass Photography Group

28th July 2017 - 21st August 2017 - Every day
The event will be held in The Forum, Elmer Square, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 1NE, and is Free Entry to attend.

Exhibiting in The forum Space from 28th July are four former photography students of Writtle University College, who comprise the Compass Photography Group.

Babe - The Sheep Pig

14th August 2017 - 16th August 2017 - Every day
The event will be held in Palace Theatre, 430 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 9LA, and is Various to attend.

Tom O’Connell Productions and Polka Theatre present: Babe, The Sheep-Pig. The Little Pig with Big Dreams

The Wedding Singer

15th August 2017 - 19th August 2017 - Every day
The event will be held in Cliffs Pavilion, Station Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 7RA, and is Various to attend.

It’s 1985. Hair is huge, greed is good and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart (Jon Robyns: Avenue Q, Legally Blonde) is New Jersey’s favourite wedding singer.

Southend Carnival Children's Event

16th August 2017 at 10:00 - 16:00
The event will be held in Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6ND, and is Free Entry - Prices vary for activities to attend.

This year builds on the successful Children’s Day in Priory Park last year.

Pyjama Party!

16th August 2017 at 11:00 - 15:00
The event will be held in The Royals Shopping Centre, High Street, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 1DG, and is Free to attend.

There’s nothing like staying up late when there’s no school in the morning. So, we’re bringing the excitement of a late night Pyjama Party to the daytime for everyone to enjoy.

Hide & Shriek

16th August 2017 - 31st December 2017 - Every day
The event will be held in The Victoria Shopping Centre, 362 Chartwell Square, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 5SP, and is Various to attend.

Hide and Shriek is one of the top visitor attractions in the South-East, approximately one hour from London located in the popular coastal town of Southend-on-Sea.

Imagination Station Puppet Show

16th August 2017 at 11:00
The event will be held in Leigh Community Centre, 71-73 Elm Road, Leigh-on-Sea, SS9 1SP, and is £4.00 per child to attend.

Dare you go back in time? Back when Romping Stomping Dinosaurs rocked the earth?

Chalkwell Park Fun Fair

11th August 2017 - 19th August 2017 - Every day at 14:00
The event will be held in Chalkwell Park, London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 8NB, and is Donation at the gate. All proceeds to go to Southend Mencap to attend.

Fun Fair in Chalkwell Park open daily Mon - Sat from 2pm - 10:30pm and on Sunday 2pm to 8pm.