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Wednesday 3rd October 2018
 
The Players Theatre Co, return to the Palace Theatre this October with a brand new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s much loved musical Oklahoma! Celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, the show is a true classic and is often cited as the first modern musical of... view more
Tuesday 30th October 2018
 
"Doctor − I'm naked! You do realize that, don't you?" Set in the sixties it reflects the times. If you want to shock your Aunt Edna with outrageous non-pc comedy, this is the play for you. It is a very funny, witty and highly energetic farce.Lindisfarne presents this at The Di... view more
Wednesday 17th October 2018
 
The winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Spring Awakening, is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock and roll that has exhilarated audiences around the world like no other musical and is now coming to Southend for the first time. Spring Awaken... view more
Wednesday 7th November 2018
 
JM Barrie’s timeless tale of the boy who refuses to grow up is reborn in this spectacular musical, with a beautiful score by Stiles and Drewe. Peter Pan whisks the Darling family’s children beyond the stars to his island where there are “no tedious distances between one a... view more
Sunday 11th November 2018
 
Local choirs Southend Choral Society, Southend Bach Choir, Southend Festival Chorus, Eastwood Chorale and Southend Symphony Orchestra present a musical event to commemorate the end of the First World War, including Elgar’s The Music Makers and works by Parry, Rutter, Williams and Sib... view more
Wednesday 28th November 2018
 
Follow the yellow brick road to the wonderful world of Oz! THE WIZARD OF OZ is the award-winning musical based on the 1939 classic movie, featuring all the enchanting characters and timeless musical numbers you know and love. The show - adored by young and old ... view more
Tuesday 2nd October 2018
 
Plays for Laughs perform this hilarious spoof on Agetha Christie set in Bagshot Manor - Inspector Pratt and his trusty Constable Thomkins are called to investigate the murder of Lady Bagshot.  Who is primary suspect is it her sour niece Dorothy, or Frence Art dealer Pierre or the Elizabeth Hart... view more
Saturday 29th September 2018
 
Our Open Day this year will be held in association with the Royal Shopping Centre and Southend BID.  It will take place on Saturday 29th September at the Royals Shopping Centre.Meet local music, drama, art and written word groups and find out what they have to offfer.  Also pick up informa... view more
Posted on Saturday 29th September 2018
Register here to take a table at our forthcoming Open Day - this year to be held at the Royals Shopping Centre on Saturday 29th September from 10am - 4 pm

To qualify you need to be subscribed as a paid member of Southend Arts Council in 2018.  Registration is on a first come first served basis as space is strictly limited.

This event in previous years and proven popular with the public and groups and can help you grow your membership and develop interest in your group.

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Posted on Saturday 29th September 2018
Southend Fringe Festival had its first run in July 2016. The festival took place inside two venues in the heart of the sunny, sea-side town; with performances varying from spoken word, Shakespeare, music and puppetry​

The festival is run by graduates and new professionals. This whole project was created from nothing. One tutor,believed enough in the skills and work presented by the young people to suggest that we create our own festival.​

As we approach our third year w... view more
 
Posted on Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Southend Arts Council hold information on our groups and societies this is purely to allow contact with them for subscriptions, grant application, new... view more
 
Posted on Tuesday 26th June 2018
The 40th AGM will take place on Tuesday 26th June at Beecroft Art Gallery, Lecture Theatre in the presence of the Mayor of Southend on Sea.Agenda is a... view more
 
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