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Cultural venues in Essex.

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Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6EX

tel: 01702 212511

The gallery houses some 2,000 works, including works by Constable, Molenaer, Lear and Seago. The gallery also hosts temporary exhibitions and is the home of the Essex artists open exhibition.

 
Braintree Arts Theatre

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Braintree Arts Theatre, Notley Road, Braintree, Essex, CM7 1WY

tel: 01376 556 354

Braintree Arts Theatre opened in 2011 as part of North Essex Multi Academy Trust. We are based in the grounds of Notley High School, Braintree.

 
Brentwood Theatre

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15 Shenfield Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 8AG

tel: 01277 200305

Brentwood Theatre is a fringe/studio theatre with a flexible seating and staging configuration.

 
Cliffs Pavilion

Station Road, Southend, Essex, SS0 7RA

tel: 01702 351135

 
Colchester Arts Centre

Church Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1NF

tel: 01206 500900

The home of live music, comedy, theatre, poetry, dance, children's shows, clubs, farmer's markets, gigs and more.

 
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Lewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JH

tel: 01206 577067

A spectacular new venue for contemporary visual arts, Firstsite offers a changing programme of exhibitions by international artists, creative events and activities for the whole family, plus talks, films, workshops and more. Entry is free.

 
Gallery in the Garden

Saling Grove, Gt Saling, Essex, CM7 5DP

tel: 01371 850185

The Gallery in the Garden is a unique elegant and spacious backdrop for your own event. Set in the stunning 18th century mellow red brick walled garden, the Gallery overlooks a parterre hedges & fountains.

 
Harlow Sculpture Trail App

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Civic Centre, The Water Gardens, Harlow, Essex, CM20 1WG

tel: 01279 446404

A permanent collection of 20th century British watercolours and drawings as well as a changing exhibition programme featuring the work of both local artists and artists of the world-renown.

 
Mercury Theatre

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Balkerne Gate, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1PT

tel: 01206 573948

A highly respected regional theatre, home to the critically acclaimed Mercury Theatre Company, staging a broad mix of classic plays and new writing as well as working extensively within the local community.

 
Palace Theatre

430 London Road, Southend, Essex, SS0 9LA

tel: 01702 351135

A truly unique building, the Palace always offers a vibrant mix of comedy, music, drama and shows.

 
Princes Theatre

c/o Town Hall, Clacton-On-Sea, Essex, CO15 1SE

tel: 01255 686633

The theatre offers a multitude of attractions throughout the year: top name stars, dances, band concerts, ballet, wrestling, exhibitions etc.

 
Saffron Hall Auditorium

Audley End Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4UH

tel: 0845 548 7650

Saffron Hall is an award-winning, 740 seat performance space within the grounds of Saffron Walden County High School. Saffron Hall hosts an annual season of concerts and events featuring local, national and international artists.

 
The Mill Arts & Events Centre

Bellingham Lane, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7ED

tel: 01268 778171

The Mill Arts & Events Centre is a community arts and events venue offering local activities, as well as catering for special occasions.

 
The Minories

The Minories, 74 High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UE

tel: 01206 712437

The Minories Galleries is a professional contemporary art gallery run in conjunction with Colchester School of Art & Design and Media.

 
Warner Textile Archive

Warners Mill, Silks Way, Essex, CM7 3GB

tel: 01376 557803

A unique record of the history of textile design. The gallery is a celebration of the fabrics and designs produced by Warner and Sons from the mid 19th century.

 
West Cliff Theatre & Arts Centre

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Tower Road, Clacton-On-Sea, Essex, CO15 1LE

tel: 01255 474000

A traditional 600-seat seaside theatre used all year for a whole range of entertainment, including traditional summer season variety show. Foyer art gallery.

 
Focal Point Gallery

The Forum, Elmer Square, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1NB

tel: 01702 534108

Focal Point Gallery is south Essex’s gallery for contemporary visual art, promoting and commissioning major solo exhibitions, group and thematic shows, a programme of events including performances, film screenings and talks.

 
The Gallery at Parndon Mill

Parndon Mill Lane, off Elizabeth Way, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2HP

tel: 01279 426042

The Gallery at Parndon Mill presents a series of exhibitions of fine art and crafts by distinguished artists including those who have studios at Parndon Mill.