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POPPIES: WAVE Opens at Shoeburyness, Southend-on-Sea

The iconic poppy sculpture Wave will open tomorrow, 12 April 2017, at Barge Pier, Gunners Park, Shoeburyness, Southend-on-Sea as part of 14-18 NOW’s UK-wide tour of the iconic poppies.

6th South Essex Boys’ Brigade Band at Poppies: Wave

On Friday May 26th, the 6th South Essex Boys’ Brigade band will be performing a short selection of military marches and hymns at Poppies: Wave, Barge Pier, Gunners Park, Shoeburyness.

Free fun outdoor fitness for families and young people all summer

Southend young people and families can look forward to a summer of free weekly outdoor activities again, thanks to Coca-Cola Great Britain’s national ParkLives programme.

Blue Flag beach success

Three of Southend-on-Sea’s beaches have retained their prestigious Blue Flag, with all seven awarded the ‘Seaside Award’, Keep Britain Tidy have announced today.

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14-18 NOW Poppies: Wave Sculpture

Barge Pier, Shoeburyness, SS3 9HG


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.

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