Events

Happening today, 21st July 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.

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.

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.

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 Shoeburyness Library

21st April 2017 - 21st July 2017 - Every week at 09:30 - 10:00
The event will be held in Shoeburyness Library, Shoebury Youth and Community Centre, Delaware Road, Southend-on-Sea, SS3 9NS, and is Free to attend.

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

Bookstart Storyrhymes at Leigh Library

21st April 2017 - 21st July 2017 - Every week at 10:30 - 11:00
The event will be held in Leigh Library, Broadway West, Leigh-on-Sea, SS9 2DA, and is Free to attend.

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

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.

Netpark Wellbeing Project

27th May 2017 - 22nd 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.

Slideshow of digital and traditional art made by participants taking part in the NetPark Wellbeing Project at Chalkwell park.

West Side Story Summer Youth Project

10th June 2017 - 13th 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.

The Palace Theatre has been running their Summer Youth Projects for ten years in 2017 and this year, young performers will be taking part in the all-American musical masterpiece West Side Story!

Steve Whittle: Recent Work

24th June 2017 - 22nd July 2017 - Every day
The event will be held in Beecroft Gallery, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6EX, and is Free Entry to attend.

Delve into the large scale collages and other works from artist Steve Whittle.

‘My Portrait Gallery’ by Patricia Gibbons The Forum Space: Porthole Wall

29th June 2017 - 24th July 2017 - Every day
The event will be held in The Forum, Elmer Square, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 1NE, and is Free to attend.

A fascinating exhibition of portraits of ‘interesting people’ opens in The Forum Space next week.

Southend Sublime by Garnet Marriott Curved Wall, The Forum Space

30th June 2017 - 24th July 2017 - Every day
The event will be held in The Forum, Elmer Square, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 1NE, and is Free to attend.

The Forum is pleased to host the debut exhibition by self-taught artist Garnet Marriott.

Maurice Dolphin

8th July 2017 - 12th August 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.

A painter's life work

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.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

17th July 2017 - 22nd July 2017 - Every day
The event will be held in Cliffs Pavilion, Station Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 7RA, and is Various to attend.

The National Theatre’s internationally acclaimed production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is coming to Southend.

Forbidden Broadway Greatest Hits Volume 1 Presented by LODS

18th July 2017 - 22nd July 2017 - Every day
The event will be held in Palace Theatre, 430 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 9LA, and is Various to attend.

Following sell out performances in 2011, LODS is bringing back New York’s longest running musical comedy review to Southend for 1 week only.

Tall ship Mercedes

20th July 2017 - 23rd July 2017 - Every day at 11:00 - 17:00
The event will be held in Southend Pier, Western Esplanade, Southend-On-Sea, SS1 1EE, and is Various to attend.

In collaboration with Southend-on-Sea Borough Council the tall ship Mercedes will be bound for Southend again in July 2017.

Fanny Galore's Big Night Out

21st July 2017 at 19:00
The event will be held in Cliffs Pavilion, Station Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 7RA, and is £20.00 to attend.

No doubt you've heard of Fanny Galore's Big Night Out!

Bye Bye Baby - A Celebration of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

21st July 2017 at 20:00
The event will be held in Palace Theatre, 430 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 9LA, and is £22.50, £21.50, £18.50 to attend.

Bye Bye Baby is more than your average tribute band.