Leigh on Sea News - events

Southend Halloween Parade will be a huge boost to Southend and visitor economy

Some frightfully good fun is in store for families and visitors this autumn when the first ever Southend Halloween Parade takes place on Saturday 30 October.

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Are you ready for The Southend Arts Festival?

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is delighted to be working with the Southend Tourism Partnership to support the Southend Arts Festival, a fantastic celebration of the vibrant performance and cultural scene in the Borough.

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News from Leigh Town Council (August 6th)

Leigh Town Council have released their agenda for the community and culture committee, meeting on August 10th.

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Win a pair of tickets to The ELO Experience at the Cliffs Pavilion

The Cliffs Pavilion is hosting The ELO Experience on Saturday 28th August and we are offering a lucky winner 2 tickets to see this event.

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Council returns to RHS Hampton Court with a garden for all

For the twelfth year running, the council will be displaying a garden at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival (6 - 11 July), looking to build on previous successes.

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Southend-on-Sea set to host prestigious women’s cycling race

Southend-on-Sea is set to host the fourth stage of world-renowned cycle race, The Women’s Tour, in October 2021.

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The Cher Show is coming to the Cliffs Pavilion

The Cliffs Pavilion have announced that The Cher Show is coming to the theatre in August of next year.

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Visitors welcomed back to cultural venues with world class exhibitions

Cultural venues in Southend are set to start reopening their doors to the public following confirmation by the Government that the country will enter step three of the roadmap to recovery.

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HMS Leigh – The Bravest Pier in the World

This Victory in Europe Day in 2021, Blade Education will be launching The Bravest Pier in the World, an interactive experience that will reveal how Southend Pier was key to the success of the evacuation of Dunkirk, the protection of London, the saving of the convoys and the massive role it played in preparations for D-Day.

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All In Music: Virtual Open Weekend

All In Music (AIM), Southend YMCA’s long-established youth music project, is presenting a free virtual open weekend.

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Council presents virtual event for Holocaust Memorial Day

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council will once again remember all those who were murdered or affected by the Jewish Holocaust and other genocides on National Holocaust Memorial Day.

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Southend BID Launch a Free Christmas Tree Trail

This December Southend Business Improvement District (BID) has created a great free festive word hunt for kids and big kids alike. The Southend BID Christmas Tree Trail will run from Monday 7th – Sunday 20th December 2020.

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Create98 Reopens for Business

We were so pleased to hear that our local Leigh-on-sea traders can now open again from Thursday 3rd December...

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New Plans for Leigh Lights

Leigh Town Council have announced new plans for this year's Leigh Lights.

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Southend Cocktail Week returns for a second year

Southend Cocktail Week returns for a second year this Autumn with a ten day self-guided trail that will leave your tastebuds tingling.

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Local Hospice calls upon walkers to support their hospice care this September

Havens Hospices is calling for walkers to join the Fun Walk Trust’s virtual walk to support the charity this September.

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Southend Theatres releases list of rescheduled performances

Southend Theatres has put together a list of performances which will be rescheduled and a list of ones that won't be going ahead.

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What's on in Leigh in March 2020?

The best events in Leigh and Southend in March 2020.

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Jason Manford will perform at Cliffs Pavilion on 2021 tour!

Don't miss the Manford! Tickets go on sale at 10am, Friday 28th February.

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Southend Winter Pride is returning this February!

From wellbeing sessions to Drag story time, you don't want to miss out on Southend's upcoming Winter Pride.

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