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Council’s ‘spooktacular’ Halloween Parade is going ahead this Saturday

Southend-on-Sea’s first ever Halloween Parade will take place along the seafront this Saturday (30 October) featuring over 700 participants!

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Interview with the Cast of School of Rock

Ahead of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash hit West End musical School of Rock, which is opening at the Cliffs Pavilion tomorrow night, we had the pleasure of finding out about two wonderful young cast members who both live in Essex.

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Less than two weeks until world-renowned cycle race comes to town

Southend-on-Sea is set to welcome elite global cyclists for the AJ Bell Women’s Tour in just under two weeks, with excitement building for the prestigious event.

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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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Fascinating artefacts to go on display at new Southend Central Museum exhibition

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.

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Win Tickets to see Nabil Abdulrashid at the Palace Theatre

The comedian is bringing his set to the Palace Theatre on Tuesday 28th 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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Dial M for Murder is Coming to the Palace Theatre

The UK tour of Dial M for Murder is coming to the Palace Theatre this September, featuring The X Factor songstress - now renowned for her acting roles - Diana Vickers.

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Estuary Festival Begins on May 22nd

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.

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Southend getting ready to reopen and welcome back visitors safely

A multi-faceted plan has been put in place to ensure the Borough is fully prepared and ready to welcome back visitors and keep residents safe.

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New Online Classes with Create 98

Create98 are very excited to introduce online creative classes and bring back that studio feel whilst in isolation.

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Life after coronavirus: 10 things to look forward to

Life might seem to be on hold at the moment, but let's stay positive and think about everything we can look forward to once this is over!

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Clap for our Carers: the nationwide event to say thanks to NHS staff

The nation is being encouraged to show thanks to NHS staff this Thursday 26th with a huge round of applause.

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Get creative indoors for FREE with Create98!

Taking up a new hobby is a great way of keeping yourself busy during these strange and difficult next few weeks, and Create98 has the perfect solution to help you start a new creative journey!

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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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Where to go for Mother's Day

From a delicious afternoon tea to a luxurious three course meal, here's where to treat your mum this Mother's Day.

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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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Estuary 2020: How to get involved in the large-scale art festival

Celebrating all things art, music, literature and film related, Estuary 2020 is the second edition of this large-scale festival.

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Indulgent wine pairing evening at Gourmet Deli

Indulge in an abundance of wine, paired perfectly with a range of cured meats and cheese.

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Daniel O'Donnell at the Cliffs Pavilion!

Irish folk singer and TV personality Daniel O'Donnell will be heading to the Cliffs Pavilion on his upcoming UK tour!

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