Southend Festival returns this September with a whole host of amazing events showcasing the city of Southend’s vibrant and diverse cultural scene including comedy, art, music, children’s events and much more.
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Leigh on Sea News - art
Arts Award is a fun, challenging and creative programme open to young people and learners of all levels and abilities aged 11 and over.
Now that we are (sort of) in the run up to Christmas we thought some of our readers may be interested in this new calendar from local photographer Dave Amber.
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council and Focal Point Gallery are delighted to announce the reopening of Twenty One in partnership with Elwira Middleton, restoring this cultural and community café to the heart of Southend-on-Sea.
An intriguing new exhibition is set to open at Southend Central Museum celebrating the history of collecting and humanity’s timeless desire to collect and view curiosities.
Estuary 2021 has announced two final events that will bring to an end the second edition of the large-scale arts festival.
Throughout the month of August, Southend YMCA hosted a free Summer Programme at Leigh Community Centre for children aged 8-12 years old.
A campaign is underway to secure a lasting legacy to late artist Paul Karslake at one of his favourite local charities.
Two of the hares in the Hares About Town Art Trail – Rusty and Hare’s Magic – are being sponsored by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council.
A new art installation which uses panels to take sunlight and moisture from the air and convert it to drinking water is now on show on Southend Pier as part of the Estuary 2021 arts festival.
Over half term, young visitors to Estuary 2021 can achieve their Discover Arts Award whilst enjoying all the festival has to offer.
A new play will bring live theatre to parts of South Essex where it is rarely, if ever, staged.
The festival has been curated in response to the Thames Estuary and the lives, landscapes and histories found there. A mix of large scale and intimate visual art, literature, music and film, it celebrates culture, creativity, recovery and renewal.
Did you know that Leigh on Sea has its very own bespoke Bicycle maker! Groves Cycles.
Focal Point Gallery is delighted to announce a display of drawings, photos, video, poetry and text created by local residents during 2020 on the theme of ‘Imagining a New Future’.
Estuary 2021 is an ambitious outside arts festival curated in response to the spectacular Thames Estuary and the lives, landscapes and histories found there.
Una Rose introduces SWAN and talks about their online 2020 fair.
Southend Central Museum is to reopen to the public tomorrow (26 September 2020) with new Covid security measures in place.
Leigh-on-sea.com speaks with Gwen Simpson lead artist of the Connecting Threads Project...
More cultural venues in Southend are set to start reopening their doors to the public during July as lockdown eases across the UK.