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Leigh on Sea News - art
More cultural venues in Southend are set to start reopening their doors to the public during July as lockdown eases across the UK.
Plans to convert the former Beecroft Gallery in Westcliff into artists’ studios are set to change due to the condition of the building and rising costs, with plans afoot to provide more arts space in other upcoming developments.
My name is Damian Smith. I am a Retoucher and Photographer and for the past week I have been focusing more of my attention on my neighbours in Beach Avenue...
Leigh-on-Sea features in Andy Delaney's exploration of lockdown isolation.
Celebrating all things art, music, literature and film related, Estuary 2020 is the second edition of this large-scale festival.
Create 98 are launching two new clubs this February and March.
Arts organisation Metal transform Chalkwell Hall into a "Writer's House" event as part of the Essex Book Festival
Create98 & Corner Club are joining up together once more for an evening of fun crafts & cocktails...
Leigh-on-Sea and Southend have never been short when it comes to creative genius. But one piece from the Festival of Southend has captured a lot of attention.
Project 49, the council’s innovative service for adults with learning disabilities in Southend-on-Sea area, is launching a new art campaign to challenge stereotypes.
Southend Borough Council and Metal are pleased to announce an exhibition at the Beecroft Art Gallery from 7/10/16 to 24/11/16 of digital art made in the Netpark Wellbeing Project run out of Metal Art School in Chalkwell Park.
I walked out of my house at the weekend, and the streets of Leigh on Sea were buzzing. People were wandering around with shop bought coffees and clutching paper maps.
This winter, the Leigh Art Trail has collaborated with the Beecroft Gallery, and Southend Museums, to bring you a dynamic showcase of art work paying homage to the Thames Estuary.
This week sees the start of this years Leigh Art Trail and we are delighted at Scott & Stapleton that we have been selected to be one of the venues.
Paul Karslake the accomplished Leigh artist, together with Peter Thorn hosted an evening at Paul's studio. The purpose was to raise much needed money to save the Bulbulir Basa Orphanage in Kolkata from closure next month.
Painters, potters, sculptors and photographers continue to be drawn to Leigh, feeding off its creative atmosphere, drawing inspiration from the estuary environment and enjoying the encouragement of a community who value their work.