Category Archive: News

SOUTHEND ~ Kana Waikwaiku: A Sonic Space Where Beauty & Chaos Collide

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Photographer Kana Waikwaiku has been making some important work on mental health in the house as part of his Time & Space Residency. “Some people think depression is trivial and not a genuine health condition. They’re wrong…” A Sonic Space Where Beauty & Chaos Collide – TRAILER A Sonic Space Where Beauty & Chaos Collide […]

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SOUTHEND ~ UPDATE: MARIA ARCEO’S FUTURE DUST

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Artist Maria Arceo came to stay at Chalkwell Hall in the summer and used her Time & Space Residency to develop her project, hold workshops,  and to comb the beaches for plastic for use in her installation. Read on about this powerful and important project…   After a year-long investigation on the River Thames and plastic litter […]

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SOUTHEND ~ METAL ART SCHOOL PRESENTS SPARK ZINE FAIR!

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The second instalment of  SPARK, our fabulous art course for young people, has seen some amazing Zine work from the young creatives under Lu Williams’ wing. So good in fact we’ve decided to have a Zine Fair to show it all off to their proud parents & friends! Find out more about SPARK and how […]

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SOUTHEND ~ ECHO FEATURE: AUTHOR SYD MOORE APPEARS AT OLD TRUNK’S DAMN WRITE

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If you like your storytelling you’re in for a treat. Southend author Syd Moore, beloved for her thrilling novels such as The Drowning Pool, Witch Hunt, and Strange Magic, will be reading a blood-chilling extract from her new book Strange Sight – the second in the Essex Witch Museum series – at Old Trunk theatre company’s […]

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SOUTHEND ~ FOR THE CURIOUS: ALL NETPARK WELLBEING PROJECT GROUPS

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We are constantly bustling with visitors who come to enjoy the park and our Netpark facilities, as well as the wonderful warm welcome from our highly trained award-nominated Netpark Wellbeing team, headed up by Art Therapist Emma Mills. Here’s a list of current groups and those which will be starting in the new year: Dementia […]

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SOUTHEND ~ ONGOING INVESTMENT IN TOMA ARTISTS

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Paul Robinson Solicitors are investing in emerging artists on TOMA  by hosting a changing programme of exhibitions at their New Bank space. This partnership continues into 2017 / 2018.   Next up…   TELLING TALES   Fiona Bennett Ian Segrave Gemma Shaw   TOMA artists explore different ways of presenting  fictions, stories and tales for […]

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SOUTHEND ~ FOR THE CURIOUS: ALL UPCOMING EVENTS!

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Here’s what you can be a part of over the coming weeks! Come join us. ALL FREE!   PECHA KUCHA: ABRIDGED – UNIT 21 SOUTHEND 30th November, 7-10:30pm LOVE LETTER TO SOUTHEND – BEECROFT ART GALLERY SOUTHEND Closes 30th November, 5pm TOMA PRIVATE VIEW – PAUL ROBINSON SOLICITORS WESTCLIFF 4th December, 5:30-8pm OLD TRUNK: DAMN WRITE STORYTELLING […]

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SOUTHEND ~ ARTIST LU WILLIAMS OF GRRRL ZINE FAIR IN ‘LONDON IN STEREO’

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The brilliant Lu Williams, brain behind GRRRLZINE FAIR, one of the most popular stop-offs at this year’s Village Green, and workshop leader on our current SPARK: Zinestars course, has some damn fine things to say in London in Stereo… “Grrrl Zine Fair became what it is after I realised I could make parties as well […]

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