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Welcome to the new dedicated Southend Timeline Events page, there are many other events going on in Southend so check the offical Southend Events website for full details.

Information is correct at time of publication please check offical websites for further details of events listed.


Monday 05th March throough to  Saturday 24th March 2012:  Essex artist Frederick Noakes is hosting an Exhibition of his Watercolours at Dunmow Art Gallery.



Some of the large events in Southend throughout 2012:

Sunday 25th March 2012: Great Pier Walk Southend Pier

Monday 9th April 2012: Ace Cafe Southend Shakedown Southend Seafront, Thousands motorbikes of all ages converge on Southend in one of the largest motorbike meets in the South East

Wednesday 11th - Sunday 15th April 2012: British Juggling Convention Garon Park, the 25th Annual convention for jugglers both professional and amature, all welcome to join the fun at the workshops for all ages.

Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd April 2012: Southend mencap 24 hour music concert Southend Pier Head, all money raised will go towards funding the Music Man which will deliver daily music sessions for people with learning disabilitys.

Saturday 21st April 2012: Festival of the Sea - Open Day Southend Marine Activities Centre, Free taster sessions in sailing, windsurfing, kayaking and jetskiing plus free boat rides. There will also be stalls set up on the beach and the RNLI will be doing a demonstration

Saturday 21st- Sunday 22nd Apr 2012: St Georges Weekend Adventure Island Southend, Great British Heritage with stilt walkers, still statues, interesting facts/history, free face painting and much more… All entertainment is absolutely free

Thursday 3rd - Monday 7th May 2012: Southend Film Festival, 30 films including premieres, classics, shorts and international films form part of the programme,

Saturday 5th - Monday 7th May 2012: AZTEC Southend Spring Garden Show Garon Park

Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th May 2012: Southend Air Festival Southend Seafront, the 27th Annual Airshow with lots in the air and plenty on the ground.

Friday 1st - Tuesday 5th June 2012: Artemis Tall Ship Sailings & Open Ship Southend Pier, There will be opportunities to go sailing on the magnificent ship as well as the chance to go onboard and have a look around during 'open ship'.

Saturday 2 - Tue 5 Jun 2012: Diamond Jubilee Event Leigh-on-Sea,

Thursday 21st - Sunday 24th June 2012: Leigh Folk Festival Old Leigh-on-Sea, The largest free folk festival in the UK, featuring international and local musical performers, traditional and contemporary dance, children's events

Friday 22nd - Sunday 24th June 2012: London 2012 Open Weekend Priory Park, A weekend of sport, art, music, dance and fun in the park for all the family to celebrate the countdown to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Saturday 23rd June 2012: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Concert in the Park  Priory Park

Saturday 23rd June 2012: Southend Carnival Southend Seafront, Children’s competition, Dog Show, Carnival Fair and the illuminated carnival procession on Southend seafront, with the Fireworks Spectacular finale.

Saturday 30th June 2012: Armed Forces Day Southend Seafront. Saluting our armed forces both past and present.

Friday 27th July 2012 - Friday 3rd August 2012: Russian Tall Ship Kruzenshtern, Southend Pier, the Kruzenshtern comes to Southendfor the very first time, she is a four masted barque tall ship, there will be an open ship during the visit.

Friday 3rd - Sunday 5th August 2012: Southend Puppet Festival Southend Pier

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th August: Southend Pier Festival Southend Pier

Saturday 25th August 2012: Italian Festival Southend Town Centre

Sunday 26th August 2012: Southend Pier Barge Match Southend Pier







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