Monthly Archives: August 2016

Unique Capability Brown chapel restored to glory

Compton Verney unveils £450,000 refurbishment Read More →


Feast Mode

Authentic Norman and Anglo-Saxon feast will take your tastebuds on a delicious journey back in time at ROOT1066 Read More →


Live Local, Love Local – it’s time to explore Essex and discover what’s on your doorstep

For the 4th year running, Visit Essex has teamed up with top attractions and venues across the county to offer a range of discounts and special deals for fabulous days out that won’t break the bank. Read More →



1066 And All That – And So Much More

New contemporary arts festival commemorates one of English history’s most important dates Read More →


Buonissimo!

Hugely popular Italian Festival returns to Southend-on-Sea on 3 September, grazie to the BID Read More →


London Southend Airport named one of the best in Britain for disabled assistance

The quality of assistance airports provide to disabled people and those with reduced mobility is the focus of a new report by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) – and London Southend is highlighted as one of the very best in Britain. Read More →


Shanti Panchal: Ragas of the Dawn

The 2015 Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize winner returns this autumn with an exhibition of new and existing work, featuring his trademark contemplative watercolours. Read More →


Historic houses and glorious gardens

Meander round a medieval barn, wander among works of art and get away from it all in Essex’s inspiring gardens and historic gems. Read More →


Get involved with Marcus Harvey: Inselaffe at Jerwood Gallery

All the family can get involved in the critically acclaimed new Marcus Harvey exhibition at Hastings’ Jerwood Gallery this autumn, through six special ROOT1066 workshops. Read More →