Category Archives: News/Blog

Jerwood Gallery’s new exhibition shows Sir Quentin Blake in productive mode

Quentin Blake: The Only Way To Travel (14 June – 15 October) Read More →


The Lost Films of the Kursaal and rediscovered Laurel and Hardy film top the bill at 2017 Southend Film Festival

Southend Film Festival, one of the major independent events in UK cinema, will screen over fifty films and welcome directors, producers and actors from across the globe to the 9th year of the annual event (25-29 May). Read More →


easyJet celebrates five years at London Southend

easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, today (4 April 2017) celebrated its fifth anniversary at London Southend Airport. Read More →


Painting the past in the present for the future

As part of its Spotlight series, in which largely undiscovered artists are given a showcase, Jerwood Gallery is devoting a new show to the Kent-based painter and philosopher, Kath Thompson. Read More →


Goodbye Zante – Hello Zadar

As Article 50 was triggered this week, London Southend Airport conducted a UK-wide survey into travellers’ summer holiday plans. That survey reveals a third of British holidaymakers are now likely to travel outside Euro destinations this summer due to Brexit, Read More →


Take me to the river

The Munnings Art Museum’s dazzling new exhibition explores the little known landscapes of the renowned equestrian artist Read More →


Victorian Women’s Library re-imagined for today at Compton Verney

On 28 June 2017, Compton Verney in Warwickshire unlocks the mysteries of a remarkable set of library shelves in a small room of their own. Representing a groundbreaking collaboration between Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park and Oxford University’s Research Centre for the Humanities, Unsilencing the Library is a detective story, an installation, and a celebration of what reading can do. Read More →


Art Happens campaign launched to bring Paula Rego to Hastings

Exhibition of new work planned for Jerwood Gallery this autumn Read More →


Zapraszamy / Welcome!

Meet the Neighbours: Celebrating Community as Harlow Celebrates its 70th birthday Read More →


A rare glimpse into the life, work and talent of Jean Cooke

Paintings, photographs and personal items provide the basis of an intimate look at the life and work of one of Modern British art’s finest – but all too often overlooked – exponents, Jean Cooke RA. Read More →