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Wednesday 11th November 2015
Wednesday 11th – Saturday 14th November 2015Palace Theatre all you have heard about close shaves as you enter the grim world of 19th Century London, where Benjamin Barker returns to London following 15 years transportation to Australia on trumped-up charges. Ba... view more
Saturday 21st November 2015
Southend Mencap MODS present their brand new production, Fallen Angel, a fun packed rock n roll musical that takes you on a magical journey through early 1960s America.  It tells the story of Bud and the love of his life Angel.  They dream of hitting the big time through the power ... view more
Wednesday 21st October 2015
LODS present the exciting musical version of the hollywood blockbuster Ghost which starred Demi Moore, Patrick Swayze and Whoopi Goldberg.  Leigh Operatic & Dramatic Society present:  GHOST THE MUSICAL Book and Lyrics by BRUCE JOEL RUBIN / Music and Lyrics by DAVE STEWAR... view more
Wednesday 14th October 2015
Little Theatre Company weave their magic spell over Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning ‘Into The Woods’, recently adapted by Disney into an epic movie starring Meryl Streep & Johnny Depp. A seamless fusion of fairy tale characters and what happens after “Happily Ever Afte... view more
Tuesday 24th November 2015
Set at the turn of the century, a group of three highly respectable couples, old friends and all married on the same day, gather to celebrate their silver anniversary. When they discover that they are not legally married, all three couples find themselves re-evaluating their marriage... view more
Tuesday 20th October 2015
They say, 'O Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art thou Romeo? '….and so on …. surely everyone can quote a bit of R and J and it is unlikely that any member of our audience will not know the story. Romeo and Juliet must be the most well known play of all time!Lindisfarne Players bring a ne... view more
Tuesday 3rd November 2015
Mrs Piper lives in the basement of Chatham House and works as a cleaner on the top floor of Marshall Developments Ltd.  Tidying up one evening she comes across a dead body.  She calls the police and this sets of a chain of events that become more and more bizarre, dead bodies, vital eviden... view more
Tuesday 1st December 2015
Southend Drama Society presents “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens (adapted by John Mortimer) Scrooge - a miser with a love for nothing except money - was feared and despised everywhere he showed his scowling face. One Christmas Eve, he receives four spectral visitors.... view more
Wednesday 18th November 2015
East Essex Players present Mike Harding’s uproarious comedy. It`s Christmas… Relatives you hardly ever see and who are now very different from you, arrive at your house for the festivities. No one receives a present that is at all appropriate. Culinary disasters ab... view more
Saturday 14th November 2015
Southend Choral Society perform Brahm's Requiem at St Luke's Church, St Luike's Road, Southend on Sea on Saturday 14th November at 7.30 p.m.Tickets are £8 and £7.Book now on 01268 780029  ... view more
Saturday 21st November 2015
Saturday, 21st November, accompanied by the Apollo Baroque Consort at St. Saviour's Church, King's Road, Westcliff, SS0 8LL at 7.30 p.m. Tickets available from Colin Gilmore 01702 873634... view more
Saturday 5th December 2015
Date: Sat 5th December 2015 Time: 7.00pm Where: Westcliff High School for Boys Price: £12 (£5 Students) Please note time of concert!Our choir is approximately 65 strong and welcomes new members of both sexes of every age. Musical Beginners will be very welcome. We give 2 major concerts e... view more
Saturday 7th November 2015
The Southend Young Mens Chorus, a group of older voices from the Southend Boys Choir will join with Rayleigh Brass for 2 performances of The Great War Remembered.  This production includes music, drama, audience participation, solos and much more in a poignant and moving performance.  The ... view more
Sunday 13th December 2015
The Southend Girls Choir with guests The Southend Young Mens Chorus and Thundersley Brass Band present A Christmas Cracker at the Palace Theatre on Sunday 13th December, 3pm.  The 80 strong choir will perform favourite Christmas songs, seasonal festive music, with audience participati... view more
Friday 9th October 2015
This outstanding trio of professional soloists will perform a programme of music by Brahms, Schubert, Haydn, Liszt, Bizet and much more as the opening concert in the series promoted by Southend Borough Council.  The performers regularly appear in major London concert halls as soloists and chamb... view more
Friday 20th November 2015
As part of the series of chamber music concerts promoted by Southend Borough Council, concert pianist Nicholas McCarthy will present an evening of solo piano music at the Plaza Centre, Southchurch Road, Southend on Sea, SS1 2PT.  Nicholas was born without his right hand, and studied at the Roya... view more
Posted on Friday 25th September 2015
We are holding this years Visual Arts Exhibition at the Southend Musuem in the brand new exhibition space - the exhibition will run from Saturday 14th November until Friday 18th December.

Local amateur artists are invited to submit up to 2 pictures to be exhibited in a professional exhibition space which offers state of the art display space - separated from the rest of the main museum with its own dedicated entrance.

Preview will take place on Saturday 14th November from  7.3... view more
Posted on Friday 25th September 2015

Lindisfarne Players are holding a readthrough of Timberlake Wertenbaker's Our Country's Good - on Wednesday 11th November at Clarence Road Baptist Church Hall.

Our Country's Good is a play by Timberlake Wertenbaker.

Observed by a lone, mystified Aboriginal Australian, the first convict ship arrives in Botany Bay, 1788, crammed with England’s outcasts. Colony discipline in this vast and alien land is brutal.

Three proposed public hangings incite an argument: ... view more

Posted on Saturday 12th September 2015
Rochford’s award-winning Art Trail takes place each September. Discover a ten day showcase of arts and creativity that connects local artists with... view more
Posted on Saturday 12th September 2015
The Forum Big Screen continues its season of exciting fresh cultural events, screening the Last Night of the Proms live and for free. Celebrated Sout... view more
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