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.
Leigh on Sea News
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.