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Events

Happening today, 25th May 2017

High Street General Market

3rd September 2015 - 1st August 2017 - Every week at 08:30 - 17:30
The event will be held in Southend High Street, and is N/A to attend.

A fantastic open air market in the heart of Southend Town Centre, along the High Street.

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 - Priory Park

5th January 2017 - 31st May 2017 - Every week at 13:15 - 13:45
The event will be held in Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6ND, 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.

Citizen of Southend Awards

17th March 2017 - 30th June 2017 - Every day
The event will be held in Various, and is N/A to attend.

The Citizen of Southend Awards are back and celebrating ten years of rewarding selfless and hard working individuals who have contributed to better the Southend community in a variety of ways!

Object in Focus: Japanese Shogi Set

12th April 2017 - 22nd July 2017 - Every day at 10:00 - 17:00
The event will be held in Southend Central Museum, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6EW, and is Free Entry to attend.

Celebrating the exciting loan of the Horniman Museum’s Japanese Shogi Set.

14-18 NOW Poppies: Wave Sculpture

12th April 2017 - 25th June 2017 - Every day
The event will be held in Barge Pier, Shoeburyness, SS3 9HG, and is Free to attend.

The 14-18 NOW Poppies: Wave sculpture by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper will be exhibited at Barge Pier, Shoeburyness from 12th April to 25th June 2017 as part of its UK tour.

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.

Bookstart Storyrhymes at Southchurch Library

20th April 2017 - 20th July 2017 - Every week
The event will be held in Southchurch Library, 221 Lifstan Way, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 2XG, and is Free to attend.

Half-hour sessions every Thursday full of stories and nursery rhymes for children under 5 years old and their parents and carers.

Bookstart Storyrhymes at Leigh Library

20th April 2017 - 20th July 2017 - Every week at 09:30 - 10:00
The event will be held in Leigh Library, Broadway West, Leigh-on-Sea, SS9 2DA, and is Free to attend.

Half-hour sessions every Thursday full of stories and nursery rhymes for children under 5 years old and their parents and carers.

Squirrel Squad

4th May 2017 - 13th July 2017 - Every week at 10:00 - 12:00
The event will be held in Belfairs Woodland Centre, Belfairs Park, Vardon Drive / Eastwood Road North, Leigh-on-Sea, and is £6.00 per child, £4 per sibling to attend.

Come and join us for Squirrel Squad. An under 5's pre-school aged club based around nature, wildlife and the seasons.

Ruby Stitches presented by South & East Essex Embroiderers

13th May 2017 - 17th June 2017 - Every day at 10:00 - 17:00
The event will be held in Beecroft Gallery, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6EX, and is Free Entry to attend.

South & East Essex Embroiderers Guild showcase their work and celebrate forty fabulous years of stitching.

Alan Chambers

20th May 2017 - 24th June 2017 - Every day at 10:00 - 17:00
The event will be held in Beecroft Gallery, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6EX, and is Free Entry to attend.

Taking part in the Hockley Art Trail in 2014 Alan wrote “I'd like to think that visitors to exhibitions of my paintings will derive as much enjoyment viewing my pictures as I have had creating them."

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.

Simon Fowler: From the Shore and Beyond

20th May 2017 - 8th July 2017 - Every day at 10:00 - 17:00
The event will be held in Beecroft Gallery, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6EX, and is Free Entry to attend.

This photographic exhibition at Beecroft was part of Metal’s Estuary Festival 2016.

Stepping Out

23rd May 2017 - 27th May 2017 - Every day
The event will be held in Palace Theatre, 430 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 9LA, and is Various to attend.

The Players Theatre Company return to the Dixon with the toe-tapping comedy play ‘Stepping Out’, which enjoyed a successful West End run.

BASOP Presents Fiddler on the Roof

24th May 2017 - 27th May 2017 - Every day
The event will be held in Palace Theatre, 430 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 9LA, and is £18.00, Concessions £2.00 off Matinee Only to attend.

Fiddler on the Roof is the beloved story of the small, tradition-steeped town of Anatevka, Russia where Jews and Russians live in delicate balance.

Comedy Curry Club

25th May 2017 at 19:30
The event will be held in Cliffs Pavilion, Station Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 7RA, and is £14.95 to attend.

Feast on a selection of curries and sides whilst you enjoy being entertained by three up & coming comedians.

Adam Ant - Anthems The Singles Tour

25th May 2017
The event will be held in Cliffs Pavilion, Station Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 7RA, and is £36.50, £29.00 Premium £44.00 to attend.

Following the hugely successful Kings of the Wild Frontier tour earlier this year, which saw Adam play his classic and iconic album to over 30,000 fans Adam Ant has announced Anthems The Singles Tour

Southend-on-Sea Film Festival

25th May 2017 - 29th May 2017 - Every day
The event will be held in Various, and is Various to attend.

Paul Cotgrove, Festival Director is delighted to welcome you to the ninth annual Southend-on-Sea Film Festival, the largest film festival in Essex.