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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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SOUTHEND ~ INTERVIEW WITH NETPARK WELLBEING VOLUNTEER, JADE DODD

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We had the brilliant Jade Dodd working with us for many months, getting stuck into all facets of the Netpark Wellbeing Project. She’s off to new exciting climes following her experience here, and she’ll be sorely missed. GOOD LUCK, JADE! Here’s a little about her time here. The answers made us feel all warm & […]

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SOUTHEND ~ VILLAGE GREEN: SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

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In 2017, Village Green, and its accompanying schools festival, Village Green: Next Generation delighted audiences of 21,000; worked with 663 artists (449 local / 156 UK / 58 International); delivered workshops to 4980 young people; and partnered with 28 schools. Alongside all the other projects that our small team in Southend deliver, we work across […]

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Change Maker Blog: Allies….

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CHANGE MAKERS BLOG October 2nd 2017 – Change Maker Blog: Allies….    Welly O’Brien and Kate Marsh – in rehearsal. Image by – the artists   What does it mean when we speak out for others? When we verbally or physically express our belief in or support for another person or group of people. The […]

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