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Wednesday 24th May 2017
This wonderfully funny and heart-warming comedy charts the lives of seven women and one man attempting to tap their troubles away at a weekly dancing class. Initially all thumbs and left feet, the group is just getting to grips with the basics when they are asked to take part in a charity ga... view more
Wednesday 7th June 2017
The Lounge of a country house - Time: the present.  Five prospective contestants for a TV reality show are invited to the country house, aiming to win a large cash prize, but only if they can survive the rigours of the ultimate SpyGame.  Is everyone who they make out to be? Are secrets abo... view more
Wednesday 28th June 2017
East Essex Players perform the classic american comedy by Neil Simon.Suite 203-204 at the Beverley Hills Hotel is host to four very different sets of guests.  British actress Diana and her husband Sidney are in town for the Oscars; Hannah has flown in from New York to confront her ex-husband ov... view more
Thursday 25th May 2017
East 15’s BA World Performance cast present… A three for the price of one spectacular as Clifftown Theatre offers three brand new one act plays, told through mask, puppetry, dance, music, text and more, all in the space of a single evening! 7.30pm & 2.30pm Saturday matinee Devised ... view more
Thursday 1st June 2017
East 15’s BA Acting & Community Theatre cast present… Three community plays with and for people of Southend: The Tristan Show invites the audience to make decisions for the main character and choose the path his life takes, Agenda challenges our identity, and What Do We Know questions our ... view more
Posted on Wednesday 26th April 2017
It is with sadness that we have to report that our Chairman of some considerable years Florrie Holland has recently passed away.  Florrie had been involved with the arts and especially drama for many years in Southend.  She served as the Chairman of Southend Arts Council for many years.  She was a leading actress with East Essex Players for many years as well as being closely involved with Southend Drama Festival.  We will publish a full tribute to Florrie soon.

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Posted on Wednesday 26th April 2017

The latest SOSAC newsletter containing information on forthcoming amateur events and planned shows around the Borough is now available, as well as being circulated via email to each member society we can now offer this as a downloadable file and in an online flipbook format.

If you wish to be added to the newsletter mailing list simply just email to: and we'll add you to our email list, each quarterly newsletter download link will be ema... 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 mor... view more
Posted on Thursday 21st January 2016
TRINITY PLAYERS 1984 - 2015The StoryONCE UPON A TIME …….In 1984 at Holy Trinity Church, Southchurch, Southend on Sea the Rector and Rural Dean of Sout... view more
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