Leigh on Sea News - review

Review: Priscilla: Queen of the Desert at the Cliffs

Our report of last night's staging of Priscilla: Queen of the Desert.

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Review: Bedknobs and Broomsticks at Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Nina Jervis writes on her experience of Bedknobs and Broomsticks at the Cliffs.

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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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Ray Morgan Writes on Create98 Home Boxes

Create98 in lovely Leigh on Sea have certainly been very creative with adapting to new ways of working since we were all forced into hiding in March...

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Rum Tasting with Drinks by the Dram

I’ve been looking for things to keep me occupied during lockdown and was pleasantly surprised when I was invited to a rum tasting session with two dozen like minded chaps.

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The Croft Review at Palace Theatre

A tale of love, family and a haunting history, this thrilling and mysterious new play is set to keep you on the edge of your seat.

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Cirque Berserk - Our Review

Last night, we went out on a date with difference. Not only did we get to see the incredible 'real circus made for theatre' in Cirque Berserk at The Cliffs Pavilion, but we also got to share it with a very excited seven year old!

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Comedy Club at the Royal Hotel: Review

Not being a Southender, I wasn't sure what to expect of The Comedy Club at The Royal Hotel, but as we ascended the stairs of the historic venue we were blown away by the period decor and classy surroundings in the grand Ballroom. Little did we know the raucous night that lay ahead of cheeky giggles and full on laughs - most inappropriate in the best of ways

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Review: Illustrative Collage Class at Create98

Read our very own Ray Morgan's review of her recent visit to creative studio Create98

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The final stretch of the summer holidays....

We’re in the final stretch of summer and if you’re running out of activities, don’t worry you’re in the right place.

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Bugsy Malone - Our Review

The Summer Youth Project is a fantastic initiative inviting young people from all over Southend to audition, rehearse and perform a show during the start of the school holidays and this show is one not too be missed!

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Are you ready for the summer holidays?

Are you ready for the summer holidays? Struggling for ideas to entertain the kids for the whole six weeks? I’ve put together my top picks of bigger days out in and around Essex, so make sure you’ve got these on your list.

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Kids Days Out!

Days out with the kids can be expensive, and with the summer holidays coming up I thought I would share with you some of my top free local suggestions for you to explore.

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The Mousetrap at the Palace Theatre - Ray's Review!

The long running Agatha Christie classic The Mousetrap is showing this week at the Palace Theatre and I was privileged to see it on it's strong opening night on Monday.

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Annie - Our Review

Currently showing at The Cliffs Pavilion we bring you a review with a difference .......

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Food By John Lawson – Sunday Lunch Review

Have you yet to try John Lawson's Sunday lunch with free flowing bubbles?

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Being Frank: film screening in Leigh-on-Sea

An exciting one-off film night is coming to Leigh on Sea with a screening of documentary Being Frank, about cult comedy character Frank Sidebottom, and a Q&A with its Director, Steve Sullivan. 

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Calendar Girls - Our Review

A fabulous selection of buns were on display at The Cliffs Pavilion last night at the opening night of Calendar Girls.  A film, a play and now a musical, this remarkable tale is inspired by a true story, penned by Tim Firth, with music by Take That’s Gary Barlow.

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The Royal Hotel: Restaurant Review

As new Head Chef Harry Lumsdon come's to The Royal Hotel, Foodie Rich bring's you his review.

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St John – ‘An All Time Favourite….’

Foodie Rich is back with one of his all time favourite restaurant's...

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