During the month of June, Southend is transformed into a Cultural mecca as Southend College brings you Southend Festival, showcasing the freshest talent and established names across music, art, film. Literature and performance, offering something to all.
The Southend Musical Festival was founded in 1911, to promote the study, performance and appreciation of good music and drama. Public competitions are held every November, covering Singing, Piano, Woodwind/Brass, Strings and Speech & Drama.
Village Green supported by Metal and Arts Council England East will bring together internationally acclaimed artists and performers from Southend area to create an exciting celebratory event, as part of the cultural olympiad leading up to 2012.