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Wednesday 13th April 2016
 
Presented by Southend Operatic and Dramatic Society13th-16th  April 2016Palace TheatreHELLO, DOLLY! is the story of Mrs. Dolly Levi’s efforts to marry Horace Vandergelder, the well-known half-a-millionaire, and send his money circulating among the people like rainwater the way her late husban... view more
Tuesday 8th March 2016
 
Copenhagen is based on a meeting that occurred in Copenhagen in 1941 between the Nobel prize-winning physicists Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg. Awards and honours •1998 Evening Standard Award for Best Play •Drama Desk Award for Best New Play •New York Drama Critics' Circle Best Play •Tony A... view more
Tuesday 15th March 2016
 
East Essex Players present Maskerade at the Dixon Studio, Palace Theatre, Westcliff - from the pen of the late Terry Pratchett. Agnes Nitt runs off to Ankh Morpork Opera house to escape a life as a witch. What she finds waiting for her is a ghost that stalks the dark c... view more
Friday 25th March 2016
 
Performed by Triple Helix Productions at Dixon Studio, Palace Theatre, Westcliff. In the library of a grammar school, William and his fellow Sixth-Formers are preparing for their mock A-Levels. While undergoing the pressures of teenage life they are forced into revealing their true colo... view more
Saturday 13th February 2016
 
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK    from Aidan Players    Fri 12th Feb - Sun 14th February 2016   Show times:Fri 7.30 pm  Sat 3 .00pm and 7.30 pm Sun 3 pm    Tickets £5 all seats    ST Aidan’s Church Hall, Leigh on Sea ... view more
Tuesday 5th April 2016
 
When Sophie is snatched from her dormitory window at night by a Giant, she thinks it won’t be long before she is gobbled up! Luckily for her, the BFG is far more jumbly than the other Giants who love nothing more than guzzling up human beans every night! She decides that it’s time so... view more
Saturday 9th April 2016
 
When Sophie is snatched from her dormitory window at night by a Giant, she thinks it won’t be long before she is gobbled up! Luckily for her, the BFG is far more jumbly than the other Giants who love nothing more than guzzling up human beans every night! She decides that it’s time so... view more
Wednesday 6th April 2016
 
Little Theatre Company present Legally Blonde at the Palace Theatre, Westcliff. Winner of 7 awards – 3 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, and 4 Whatsonstage.com Awards including Best New Musical. Legally Blonde is the award-winning sensation that has taken the... view more
Tuesday 12th April 2016
 
Lindisfarne's next production will be Ray Cooney’s hilarious farce “It Runs in The Family” Ray is Britain’s foremost farce playwright with long running successes like Run for Your Wife and Out of Order. David Mortimore, renowned neurologist, is about to deliver the most important lect... view more
Wednesday 4th May 2016
 
Leigh Operatic & Dramatic Society present Made In Dagenham The Musica at the Palace Theatre, Westlciff. Inspired by a true story and based on the hit movie, Made in Dagenham is the uplifting new West End musical comedy about friendship, love and the importance of figh... view more
Tuesday 26th April 2016
 
Southend Drama present this classic play at The Dixon Studio, Palace Theatre.The great Arthur Miller confronts the American dream in this dark and passionate tale. In Brooklyn, longshoreman Eddie Carbone welcomes his Sicilian cousins to the land of freedom. But when one of them falls for his b... view more
Saturday 19th March 2016
 
Local authors will be giving talks, storytelling and readings in The Deeping Room, upstairs in The Forum, Southend. Come along and meet some very talented and colourful local authors, whose works spans a wide variety of literary genres from local history, fiction and non-fiction, to fantasy,... view more
Monday 15th February 2016
 
Musical Monday is a fun day of music making for children and young people aged 7 upwards.  The day takes place at St Marys C of E Primary School, Boston Avenue, Southend on Sea.  All instruments are welcome, strings, woodwind, recorders, guitars, keyboards, percussion, brass and anyth... view more
Sunday 6th March 2016
 
Southend Boys and Girls Choirs will join with South Essex Youth Symphony Orchestra to present an afternoon of popular music to celebrate Mothers Day.  Over 150 young performers will be involved in the concert, including the youngest singers in the training choir to the members of... view more
Tuesday 22nd March 2016
 
Southend Boys and Girls Choirs will join with the Kurume Girls Choir from Japan for one concert during the choirs UK tour.  The 50 strong girls choir will arrive in Southend on Tuesday 22nd March when they will join with the Southend Choirs for a concert of varied choral music.&n... view more
Saturday 13th February 2016
 
Set against Civil War, the assassination of Lincoln and a bleak economy, the North American Great Plains is one of the last unsettled areas of the continent. Gold and silver line the rivers and the banks, cattle dig trails from Texas to Kansas, and railroads mean big profits. Now enter ... view more
Tuesday 24th May 2016
 
The Players Theatre Company Present “You’re a good man Charlie Brown” - The Broadway Musical Charles Schultz’s beloved comic comes to life in this sparkling new production, brought to you by the Players Theatre Company. “You’re a good man Charlie... view more
Saturday 23rd April 2016
 
Southend Bach Choir are celebrating Willian Shakespeare's 400th Birthday with their spring concert.A SHAKESPEAREAN CELEBRATION will feature work from Vaughn, George Shearing and Bernstein At St Augustine's Church, Thorpe Bay on Saturday 23rd April 2016.Tickets are available from the usual ... view more
Saturday 19th March 2016
 
Southend Festival Chorus perform their Spring Concert consisting of Mendelsson's ELIJAH with full orchestra and professional soloists to held at St Savior's Church, Kings Road, Westcliff on Sea ..Tickets are available from Colin Gilmore on 01702 873634 or by emailing via the websitewww.sou... view more
Saturday 7th May 2016
 
Southend Choral Society team forces with Eastwood Chorale for a riveting performance of Verdi's Requiem on Saturday 7th May at Westcliff High School for Boys starting at 7.30 p.m,Tickets are £10. ... view more
Posted on Sunday 7th February 2016

Saturday saw the opening of the National Jazz Archive in Southend. The leading light being Digby Fairweather the well known jazz musician. The morning started with conducted tours of the research collections and museum exhibits, including the trumpets of Louis Armstrong, Nat Gonella and Humphrey Lyttelton, extensive papers from Humphrey Lyttelton, and Sir John Dankworth’s first piano. Music was played all of the day – including a live session headed by tenor saxophonist Simon... view more

 
Posted on Sunday 7th February 2016
Essex Book Festival event Southend Area Local Authors Day.

Local authors will be giving talks, storytelling and readings in The Deeping Room, upstairs in The Forum, Southend. Come along and meet some very talented and colourful local authors, whose works spans a wide variety of literary genres from local history, fiction and non-fiction, to fantasy, science fiction and children’s books.

This event is over two days, Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th March.

Free Admis... view more

 
Posted on Wednesday 27th January 2016
Murder at the End of the Pier   (Working title)  Hi fellow Thespians.  We are looking for Actors / Actresses to complete our cast in ... view more
 
Posted on Saturday 23rd January 2016
John Giles's funeral will take place on Tuesday 9th February at 14.00 at Holy Trinity church, followed by a wake at the Exchange public house... view more
 
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