Leigh on Sea News - events

What to do this Father's Day

Want to take your Dad somewhere special this Father’s Day? We've put together a list for this weekend.

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What's on this June and Platinum Jubilee Events

What's going on over June? We've put together a list of events...

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Easter Events this April and May

We've put together a list of 50+ of the best April Activities for kids and grown-ups in and around Leigh-on-Sea.

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Bookings for HAF sessions over the Easter Holidays

Bookings for HAF sessions over the Easter Holidays are now live

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The Queens Platinum Jubilee celebrations

The first event of its kind in history, Southend-on-Sea City Council are encouraging residents to start planning celebrations for Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

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Festival shines new light on our new City

A trail of incredible art installations is set to light up Southend-on-Sea in 2022 as part of the first ever Southend LuminoCity Festival of Light, bringing four dazzling nights of wonder to the soon-to-be City.

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Lest we forget – Remembrance Day Service

Southend-on-Sea’s annual Remembrance Day commemoration service will take place on Sunday 14 November at the Cenotaph on Clifftown Parade.

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Southend YMCA's Huge Hangout at Leigh Community Centre

The Huge Hangout is a free one-day event hosted by the Southend YMCA’s youth projects, All In Music and FYV. It will bring together youth from Southend and surrounding areas to explore mental health, whilst celebrating local musical talent.

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Get your tickets now for unique event taking place on world-famous Pier

A unique cultural event is taking place on the iconic Southend Pier this week, celebrating how it became HMS Leigh during World War 2 (WW2).

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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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Rob Brydon Comes to The Cliffs

James Rampton interviews Rob Brydon ahead of his one night show at the Cliffs Pavilion, A night of songs and laughter on Sunday 12th September.

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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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