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 […]
SOUTHEND ~ ECHO FEATURE: AUTHOR SYD MOORE APPEARS AT OLD TRUNK’S DAMN WRITE
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 […]
SOUTHEND ~ ESTUARY FESTIVAL ARTIST JEM COHEN: FILM SCREENED AT TWENTY ONE
New York based Estuary Festival artist, film-maker Jem Cohen – known for his observational portraits of urban landscapes – has a screening of his ‘Lost Book Found’ at Twenty One in Southend tonight. Do get along if you can – it’s a rare opportunity to see his brilliant work.
SOUTHEND ~ PECHA KUCHA ABRIDGED & NICOLA COLLIS ALBUM LAUNCH IN ECHO
Two of our events feature in this lovely spread – Pecha Kucha: Abridged on the 30th November at Twenty One, & Nicola Collis Launch on 25th November, here at the house…
SOUTHEND ~ ONGOING INVESTMENT IN TOMA ARTISTS
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 […]
SOUTHEND ~ FOR THE CURIOUS: ALL UPCOMING EVENTS!
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 […]
SOUTHEND ~ ARTIST LU WILLIAMS OF GRRRL ZINE FAIR IN ‘LONDON IN STEREO’
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 […]
SOUTHEND ~ OUR WINTER FAYRE MADE THE ECHO
Get yourselves along this weekend! Saturday & Sunday, 11-5. Right here at Chalkwell Hall. We’re mulling everything! Read more about what you’ll discover here…
SOUTHEND ~ VILLAGE GREEN HEADLINERS NOTHING BUT THIEVES IN GUARDIAN
Great piece about our boys, #VG17 headliners Nothing But Thieves in The Guardian “Rock’s magnetic ‘frontmum’ finds strength in vulnerability” READ THE LOT
SOUTHEND ~ INTERVIEW WITH NETPARK WELLBEING VOLUNTEER, JADE DODD
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 & […]
SOUTHEND ~ VILLAGE GREEN: SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
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 […]
Change Maker Blog: Allies….
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 […]