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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR LIBRARIES SUMMER READING CHALLENGE Southend Libraries are looking for volunteers aged 14 and above to help children with the Summer Reading Challenge. It is an ideal opportunity to have fun, gain new skills and it’s also great for the CV. The Summer Reading Challenge takes place every year in all Southend Borough Libraries and last year over 3000 children took part in the challenge by ...
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Houdini

Houdini

World Record holding and award-winning escapologist and historian Stuart Burrell takes you on a journey from the beginnings of escapology to the emergence of Harry Houdini and his many British tours, including a visit to Southend in 1911, through to the 21st century. 


Friday
9
May

Tickets: £5


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David

David Starkey: The Tudors and Us

Respected LSE historian, reflects on the glorious soap opera that was the Tudor age, and the legacy that still affects our lives today.

Friday
16
May

Tickets: £12


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Baroness

Baroness Shirley Williams: Politics and Music in the 20th Century

Respected  politician and  academic associate of Harvard university for many years , reflects on how composers in the 20th century  refused to hide their political and social convictions.

Friday
27
June

Tickets: £12


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The Forum Southend-on-Sea is a unique and exciting partnership project which will bring a brand new state-of-the-art library and learning facilities to the heart of Southend Town Centre. 

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