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Tuesday 9th June 2015
Lindisfarne Players present this unusual Alan Ayckbourn play about a woman who falls over in her garden, hitting her head and imagines a whole new family.  Very soon her perception of imagination and reality becomes distinctly blurred. Nightly Performances at the Dixon Studio, Palace Theatre... view more
Wednesday 6th May 2015
The weird and wonderful family comes to devilishly delightful life in The Addams Family.Performed by LODS This magnificently macabre new musical comedy is created by Jersey Boys authors Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice, Drama Desk Award winner Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party), choreographer Sergio... view more
Saturday 9th May 2015
Eastwood Brush and Palette art group are holding an art and craft exhibition at the Eastwood Memorial Hall, Rayleigh Road, Eastwood.Admission is free.All enquiries 01702 528167. ... view more
Saturday 9th May 2015
Haydn: Creation Mass Mozart: Mass in C Major (K167-Trinitas) Mozart: Regina Coeli (K276) Featuring soloists from the Guildhall School of Music Holy Trinity Church, Southchurch Boulevard, Southend-on-Sea.... view more
Wednesday 17th June 2015
When Alan Masters, an Estate Agent, shows a property to Betty Parker, she is inadvertently soaked by a misdirected shower requiring her to disrobe. Unbeknownst to Alan, his wife, Kathy, also an Agent, arrives to show the property to Betty's husband, Ralph, who also falls victim to the defective... view more
Tuesday 28th April 2015
Southend Shakespeare Company present THE MERCHANT OF VENICE by William Shakespeare Shakespeare's masterful dark comedy sets friendship, love and laughter shoulder-to-shoulder with prejudice, betrayal and revenge. Southend Shakespeare Company's dramatic production, set completely in the... view more
Tuesday 19th May 2015
The Players Theatre Company return to the Palace with Richard Curtis’s much loved comedy “The Vicar of Dibley”. When Geraldine Granger is assigned to a small village parish little does she know it’s filled with some larger than life locals!From the pedantic minute taking of Frank Pickle, to Mrs Crop... view more
Tuesday 2nd June 2015
Anne Frank received a diary of her 13th birthday on 7th June 1942. Just over four weeks later Anne's sister Margot received a summons to report to a Nazi work camp in Germany, the next day 6 July 1942, the Frank family went into hiding. The Diary of Anne Frank tells the story of how she confro... view more
Thursday 18th June 2015
The Players Theatre Company make a welcome return to the Palace with NOW THATS WHAT I CALL MUSIC an evening that highlights some of their favourite music from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s and beyond.First presented in 2008 this celebration of popular music features a tribute to Eurovision (with all its... view more
Wednesday 24th June 2015
East Essex Players present this Alan Ayckbourn thriller/comedy with a difference.  When Poopay goes into a hotel room to entertain an elderly client, the last thing she expects is to be on the run for her life from a crazed murderer.  With nowhere else to run, she enters the hotels inter-c... view more
Sunday 5th July 2015
For one night only, witness the birth of a brand-new musical in concert at the beautiful Palace Theatre with full cast, on-stage orchestra and narration. Adapted from the biblical Book of Judges by 22-year-old composer & lyricist Ashton Moore, the musical chronicles the life and struggle of ... view more
Posted on Friday 27th February 2015
Mudlarks Community Choir is a friendly, relaxed choir running in the heartof Westcliff.

We sing a mixture of world folk, world, soulful pop music and some original compositions in 2 to 6 part harmony.

All songs are taught by ear so no need to read music or have any experience to join.

If you fancy meeting new friends, having fun and having a good sing into the bargain come and have a free taster session!

Barons Court Primary School
Avenue Rd, West... view more
Posted on Friday 27th February 2015
We are now delighted to announce that our Open Day for 2015 will be on Sunday 6th September from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and we return to the venue where the event first launched back in 2006.  The Open Day will be held in the Cliffs Pavilion, Westcliff on Sea.

We have 25 tables available in the foyer area and we will be inviting our music, drama, art and written word groups to take part.  As always it will be on a first to register basis.  We will have entertainment on a performa... view more
Posted on Sunday 25th January 2015
There is a rich diversity of literary talent in Southend. Ann Duggans-Robson will introduce local authors to the public and signal the start of the c... view more
Posted on Sunday 25th January 2015
We're delighted to share our programme for March 2015. A programme of events that welcomes 100+ writers, poets, dramatists, artists and filmmaker... view more
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