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August Performance at The Forum
Friday, 9th June 2017

An East 15 Acting School graduate is setting up a free choir and theatre workshops as she develops a new community play for Southend as part of the Borough’s 125th anniversary celebrations. I

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Micro:bits in Libraries!
Tuesday, 23rd May 2017

Micro:bits have arrived in Southend Libraries! Micro:bits are free to reserve and borrow for up to 3 weeks (overdue fines apply). Please ask a member of staff for details. You can now code, create

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National Jazz Archive comes to the Forum Space
Tuesday, 2nd May 2017

“Say it with Music” by the National Jazz Archive 5th – 28th May 2017 The Forum Space This Heritage Lottery Funded project celebrates the people and places that have shaped jazz

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Star Wars Reads Competition
Thursday, 27th April 2017

Join in our “Star Wars Reads” competition! For children under 14 years of age, the challenge is to design a Rebellion Recruitment poster. Let your creativity flow, Star Wars fans!

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Southend Shorts
Thursday, 2nd February 2017

  Big Screen Southend is pleased to present a monthly screening programme to detail the work of local artists, filmmakers and students based in Southend-on-Sea or across South Essex. 

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Monday, 5th September 2016

  Join us on Wednesdays: Sessions: 9:30 – 10:00am & 10:30 – 11:00am. Why not visit the Southend Bookstart Facebook page for all the latest news:

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Polish Translation Service
Monday, 20th June 2016

The Polish translation service at the Forum, Southend on Sea runs fortnightly:  On the first and third Friday of the month In June and September it will be on the first and four

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The Forum Southend-on-Sea graced by Royalty!
Thursday, 4th February 2016

  The Forum Southend-on-Sea graced by Royalty! On Tuesday 2nd February 2016 HRH The Duke of Kent officially opened The Forum Southend-on-Sea and unveiled a stunning statue of Her Majesty T

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Be a Home Library Service Volunteer!
Monday, 1st February 2016

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us provide a vital service within Southend. Every month highly dedicated volunteers are delivering books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks and a friendly face

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Local History Helpsheets: Maps & Book Collections
Monday, 25th January 2016

  If you live in Southend, work here, or simply visit for the shopping and the sea breezes, why not learn more about the fascinating history of the town? Our Local History section is located

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