Summer of Art exhibition at Jaywick Martello Tower
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  • View of permanent historical exhibition at Jaywick Martello Tower
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Built originally as a Napoleonic Fort in the early 19th century the tower now acts as a central hub for the local community and visitors. There are regular arts and heritage exhibitions, talks and events. Inspirational views and setting close to the beach


If the Invader Comes

‘If the Invader Comes’ is a film installation by photographer Dan Dubowitz and choreographer Fearghus Ó Conchúir that responds to the Martello Towers of England’s East Coast.

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  • Disabled toilets

Parking

  • Free Parking

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  • Gift shop

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  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

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    Access: Jaywick Martello Tower has a wheelchair lift to the 1st floor, unfortunately not the roof due to the nature of the building.

    Trains: Every hour from London Liverpool Street station to Clacton-on-Sea, check with National Railways before travelling.

    Buses: Bus 10-11 from outside Clacton Station on left side of park. Bus stand does not show 10/11 but it is there. Get off at end of route, average time 20 minutes.

    Accessible by Public Transport: Clacton-on-Sea station is 4 miles away.

    Jaywick Martello Tower

    Type:Historic Site

    The Promenade, Belsize Avenue, Jaywick, Essex, CO15 2LF

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    10am-4pm

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