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Tickets are £5 each if bought in advance either online (with… Find out more » Leigh Pop Up Christmas Designer Craft Market November 11, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Leigh Community Centre, Elm Road Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 1SP United Kingdom + Google Map Free Buy beautiful handmade Christmas gifts at the Leigh Pop Up Christmas Designer Craft Market! Find out more » Southend Christmas Lights 2017: The Big Switch On November 18, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm Southend High Street, High Street Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS1 2JH United Kingdom + Google Map Free Come along and be a part of the annual switching on of Southend's Christmas lights - The Big Switch On! Plenty of seasonal entertainment to be expected throughout the day. More info coming soon. Find out more » UK Subs @ Chinnerys 2017 November 24, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm Chinnerys, 21-22 Marine Parade Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS1 2EJ United Kingdom + Google Map The legendary English punk band, UK Subs, are playing at Chinnerys! Supported by Loaded 44 and The Blue Carpet Band. Find out more » December 2017 Tudor Christmas at Southchurch Hall 2017 December 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm Southchurch Hall, Park Lane Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS1 2TE United Kingdom + Google Map £3 Come to Southchurch Hall - decorated in full Tudor style for Christmas. Meet Lord Robert and hear him tell you of traditions long gone and some that have survived in our own modern Christmas. Discover why Christmas trees were round and mince pies were rectangular! Entry: £3 (includes Christmas talks and Trail sheets, and even a Christmas ghost story!) Family tickets: £9 for 4 people. Stocking fillers and refreshments available. Book online or pay on the door. Last admission 2pm. Find out more » February 2018 Bill Bailey: Larks in Transit (2018) February 5, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm Cliffs Pavilion, Station Road Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS0 7RA United Kingdom + Google Map £31.50 Larks in Transit is a compendium of travellers' tales and the general shenanigans of twenty years as a travelling comedian. With musical virtuosity, surreal tangents an trademark intelligence, Bill Bailey tackles politics, philosophy and the pursuit of happiness. Plus, he fashions a symphony from a ringtone, tells the real story of Old McDonald, and re-imagines the Stars and Stripes. Two decades of touring larks from a comic described by the Daily Telegraph as the "brainiest comic of his generation". Find out more » March 2018 Roll of Honour Centenary March 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Beecroft Art Gallery, Victoria Avenue Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 6EW United Kingdom + Google Map £5 This lecture analyses "the fallen" 100 years after the Spring Offensive which claimed so many local lives, and offers advice on how to conduct your own research. Remembering the fallen a century on, former Roll of Honour & Outreach Officer, Christopher Langdon, interprets the town's casualties in reference to the narrative of the Great War, the changing nature of the battles and offensives, as well as Britain's greater war aims. Find out more » May 2018 Southend: 1914-1918 May 26, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Beecroft Art Gallery, Victoria Avenue Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 6EW United Kingdom + Google Map £5 This lecture analyses the causes, developments and consequences of three themes in Southend's history 100 years ago: women, air raids, and civilian detainees and POWs. We will examine how the role of women dramatically changed locally during the war years, from munitions work to driving trams. What were the perceptions at the time and were women applauded or ridiculed? The nature of aerial warfare will also be examined, the consequences on the ground, and the local developments that revolutionised warfare… Find out more » July 2018 The Royals Summer Fun Days 2018: Around The World July 25, 2018 - August 29, 2018 Royals Shopping Centre, High Street Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS1 1DG United Kingdom + Google Map Free Every Wednesday between 25th July and 29th August, The Royals Shopping Centre is hosting a day of fun and games. With the help of The Royals' events team, each week is themed around a country from Ryan the Lion’s travel bucket list and it’s completely FREE to attend. Week 1 is India, then Spain, France, Brazil, America and last but not least, Africa! Ages: 3 – 9 years old Please note, The Royals Shopping Centre kindly asks for parents or… Find out more » January 2019 The Forum Southend Exhibition January 31, 2019 - February 26, 2019 The Forum, Elmer Square Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS1 1NE United Kingdom + Google Map A vibrant photography exhibition featuring a range of photographic prints will soon be arriving in the Forum Southend. Be sure to stop by the Forum Space to enjoy this varied exhibition. Leigh on Sea Camera Club was first formed in 1929 and is still going from strength to strength today. Its main aim is to promote the art of photo imagery. “Visitors will be able to experience examples of work created by our members who may have a range of… Find out more » « Previous Events + Export Events If you have an event you would like to see featured on the Events Calendar, please contact us with the event details and we will get back to you shortly.