Street Art at Leigh Railway Station
Jun
8
to Jun 15

Street Art at Leigh Railway Station

  • The Railings, Platform 3 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

E3 on printed guide map.

Graffiti Futurism, spray-can art at maximum velocity on your railway station platform. Artist Scotty Brave’s further explorations into the alternative.

Street art, graffiti art, call it what you want! It’s big, it’s bold and it’s worth the trip down to the station just for a selfie.

The Railings, Platform 3, Leigh-on-Sea Railway Station, Belton Way SS9 2ET

Sat June 8-Sat June 15

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c2c All Aboard
Jun
8
to Jun 15

c2c All Aboard

  • Waiting Room, Platform 1 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

E2 on printed guide map.

Leigh Art Trail takes over the waiting room at Leigh Railway Station to bring you a virtual mini trail. Here’s somewhere you can plan this year’s artistic adventure.

Waiting Room, Platform 1, Leigh-on-Sea Railway Station, Belton Way SS9 2ET

Sat June 8-Sat June 15

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TOMA Takeover at Chalkwell Railway Station
Jun
8
to Jun 15

TOMA Takeover at Chalkwell Railway Station

  • Chalkwell Railway Station (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

E16 on printed guide map.

TOMA artists animate Chalkwell Railway Station for the second year running with punctuations on the sea landscape and portable art. Expect new audio, visual and written work from artists participating in this postgraduate alternative art school based at Metal Southend.

Chalkwell Railway Station, The Ridgeway SS0 8PX

Sat 8-Sat 15 during station opening hours
www.toma-art.com

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Southend Adult Community College
Jun
8
to Jun 15

Southend Adult Community College

E12 on printed guide map.

Exhibition displaying the creative talent of those attending courses at the Community College. It showcases students at a range of levels and working in a variety of media, exploring and developing techniques to progress their skills.

Leigh Community Centre, 71-73 Elm Road SS9 4LR

Every day from 9am, check website or call for closing times.

www.leighcommunitycentre.com 01702 477248

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Woodland Centre Art
Jun
8
to Jun 15

Woodland Centre Art

  • Belfairs Woodland Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

E1 on printed guide map.

Saint Pierre School and Belfairs Woodland Centre partner up to showcase entries for the “Landscapes of Leigh” primary schools competition. Artwork emphasises an appreciation of nature, fun and adventure.

Belfairs Woodland Centre, Eastwood Road North SS9 4LR

Every day, 9am-5pm.

More info: belfairs@essexwt.org.uk

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Children’s Art Trail (CAT)
Jun
8
to Jun 15

Children’s Art Trail (CAT)

New for 2019, something for the smaller art enthusiast! Free family-friendly fun at participating venues and in the Library Gardens. Suitable for all ages. Grab your CAT pack at the Library, Two Tree Gallery or 70 The Broadway and look out for the CAT logo!

Participating venues and Library Gardens

Sat June 8-Sat June 15

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Primary Schools Competition and Activities
Jun
8
10:00 AM10:00

Primary Schools Competition and Activities

E15 on printed guide map.

Students were invited to get creative on the subject “Landscapes of Leigh”.

Saint Pierre School are delighted to be showcasing the work and offering art activities during the exhibition.

Saint Pierre School, 16 Leigh Road SS9 1LE

Exhibition & activities: Sat June 8, 10am-5pm, Sun June 9, 11am-3pm, Sat June 15, 10am-5pm, Sun June 16, 11am-3pm.

Awards ceremony Fri June 14, 6pm

01702 474164 www.saintpierreschool.net

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Artful Splodgers
Jun
8
to Jun 14

Artful Splodgers

E11 on printed guide map.

A celebration of creativity by the pupils of West Leigh Infant School.

Leigh Wesley Church, Elm Road SS9 1SJ

Saturday 8 June 10-4pm | Monday 10 June - Friday 14 June 10-4pm
More info: 01702 476610

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Primary Schools Competition and Activities
Jun
9
11:00 AM11:00

Primary Schools Competition and Activities

E15 on printed guide map.

Students were invited to get creative on the subject “Landscapes of Leigh”.

Saint Pierre School are delighted to be showcasing the work and offering art activities during the exhibition.

Saint Pierre School, 16 Leigh Road SS9 1LE

Exhibition & activities: Sat June 8, 10am-5pm, Sun June 9, 11am-3pm, Sat June 15, 10am-5pm, Sun June 16, 11am-3pm.

Awards ceremony Fri June 14, 6pm

01702 474164 www.saintpierreschool.net

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Watercolour Sketching in the Library Gardens
Jun
14
1:00 PM13:00

Watercolour Sketching in the Library Gardens

E8 on printed guide map.

Enjoy sketching with watercolour in the tranquil surroundings of the Library Gardens. Suitable for all abilities. Guidance and tuition provided. Only ten places available, so please book early. Regrettably, this event is not suitable for children.

Library Gardens, Broadway West SS9 2DA

Fri June 14, 1pm-4pm

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Primary Schools Competition and Activities
Jun
15
10:00 AM10:00

Primary Schools Competition and Activities

E15 on printed guide map.

Students were invited to get creative on the subject “Landscapes of Leigh”.

Saint Pierre School are delighted to be showcasing the work and offering art activities during the exhibition.

Saint Pierre School, 16 Leigh Road SS9 1LE

Exhibition & activities: Sat June 8, 10am-5pm, Sun June 9, 11am-3pm, Sat June 15, 10am-5pm, Sun June 16, 11am-3pm.

Awards ceremony Fri June 14, 6pm

01702 474164 www.saintpierreschool.net

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Snap & Stitch - Free Workshops for Kids aged 7-12
Jun
15
1:00 PM13:00

Snap & Stitch - Free Workshops for Kids aged 7-12

E14 on printed guide map.

Working with photographer Bronwyn Oldham and embroiderer Lauren Stranks, learn how to shoot an image and stitch a hoop to create your own floral masterpiece. All materials supplied. Booking essential.

Free Workshops for Kids aged 7-12

Create 98, 98 Broadway SS9 1AB

Sat June 15, 1pm-2.30pm & 3pm-4.30pm
01702 716157 www.create98.co.uk

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It Only Takes One Year...
Jun
15
2:00 PM14:00

It Only Takes One Year...

E10 on printed guide map.

South Essex College’s Access to Art and Design students exhibit their final projects on the subject of identity. Do an art workshop with us and discover your inner creative!

St Clement's Church, Broadway SS9 1AR

Exhibition open during normal St Clement’s hours.
Workshop Sat June 15, 2pm-4pm
www.stclementschurch.org.uk

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Snap & Stitch - Free Workshops for Kids aged 7-12
Jun
15
3:00 PM15:00

Snap & Stitch - Free Workshops for Kids aged 7-12

E14 on printed guide map.

Working with photographer Bronwyn Oldham and embroiderer Lauren Stranks, learn how to shoot an image and stitch a hoop to create your own floral masterpiece. All materials supplied. Booking essential.

Free Workshops for Kids aged 7-12

Create 98, 98 Broadway SS9 1AB

Sat June 15, 1pm-2.30pm & 3pm-4.30pm
01702 716157 www.create98.co.uk

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Artful Splodgers
Jun
16
to Jun 22

Artful Splodgers

E11 on printed guide map.

A celebration of creativity by the pupils of West Leigh Infant School.

Leigh Wesley Church, Elm Road SS9 1SJ

Sat June 8 - Fri June 14, 10am-4pm; Sun June 16, 10am-midday
More info: 01702 476610

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Primary Schools Competition and Activities
Jun
16
11:00 AM11:00

Primary Schools Competition and Activities

E15 on printed guide map.

Students were invited to get creative on the subject “Landscapes of Leigh”.

Saint Pierre School are delighted to be showcasing the work and offering art activities during the exhibition.

Saint Pierre School, 16 Leigh Road SS9 1LE

Exhibition & activities: Sat June 8, 10am-5pm, Sun June 9, 11am-3pm, Sat June 15, 10am-5pm, Sun June 16, 11am-3pm.

Awards ceremony Fri June 14, 6pm

01702 474164 www.saintpierreschool.net

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Picnic in the Park
Jun
16
2:00 PM14:00

Picnic in the Park

E9 on printed guide map.

A post-Art Trail, Sunday afternoon in the park. Pop along, meet some of our artists, bring a picnic, bring your dad (it's Fathers’ Day after all) and hopefully you won't need an umbrella.

Library Gardens, Broadway West SS9 2DA

Sun June 16, 2pm-5pm

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E9: Connecting Threads with Gwen Simpson
Jun
16
10:00 AM10:00

E9: Connecting Threads with Gwen Simpson

  • Leigh Community Centre, 71-73 Elm Road SS9 1SP (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Project highlighting the plight of the 1,130 garment workers who died in the Rana Plaza disaster of 2013 in Bangladesh. The aim is to make 1,130 textile pieces. Come along and get involved in creating the tapestry.

Leigh Community Centre, 71-73 Elm Road SS9 1SP Sat June 16 10am-2pm

Also Leigh Road Baptist, Marguerite Drive SS9 1NN Mon 9.30am-3pm and Wed 7pm-10pm;

And Wesley Methodist, Elm Road SS9 1SJ Wed 10am-2pm

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E9: Connecting Threads with Gwen Simpson
Jun
13
7:00 PM19:00

E9: Connecting Threads with Gwen Simpson

Project highlighting the plight of the 1,130 garment workers who died in the Rana Plaza disaster of 2013 in Bangladesh. The aim is to make 1,130 textile pieces. Come along and get involved in creating the tapestry.

Leigh Road Baptist, Marguerite Drive SS9 1NN Mon 9.30am-3pm and Wed 7pm-10pm;

Also Wesley Methodist, Elm Road SS9 1SJ Wed 10am-2pm;

And Leigh Community Centre, 71-73 Elm Road SS9 1SP Sat June 16 10am-2pm

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E9: Connecting Threads with Gwen Simpson
Jun
13
10:00 AM10:00

E9: Connecting Threads with Gwen Simpson

Project highlighting the plight of the 1,130 garment workers who died in the Rana Plaza disaster of 2013 in Bangladesh. The aim is to make 1,130 textile pieces. Come along and get involved in creating the tapestry.

Leigh Wesley Methodist, Elm Road SS9 1SJ Wed 10am-2pm;

Also Leigh Road Baptist, Marguerite Drive SS9 1NN Mon 9.30am-3pm and Wed 7pm-10pm;

And Leigh Community Centre, 71-73 Elm Road SS9 1SP Sat June 16 10am-2pm

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E9: Connecting Threads with Gwen Simpson
Jun
11
9:30 AM09:30

E9: Connecting Threads with Gwen Simpson

Project highlighting the plight of the 1,130 garment workers who died in the Rana Plaza disaster of 2013 in Bangladesh. The aim is to make 1,130 textile pieces. Come along and get involved in creating the tapestry.

Leigh Road Baptist, Marguerite Drive SS9 1NN Mon 9.30am-3pm and Wed 7pm-10pm;

Also Wesley Methodist, Elm Road SS9 1SJ Wed 10am-2pm;

And Leigh Community Centre, 71-73 Elm Road SS9 1SP Sat June 16 10am-2pm

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E10: c2c TOMA takeover
Jun
9
to Jun 16

E10: c2c TOMA takeover

  • c2c Chalkwell Railway Station (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

TOMA artists invite commuters to pause for thought on platforms and in waiting rooms with interventions, punctuations and opportunities. The Other MA (TOMA) is an alternative, contemporary education programme set up by artists.

c2c Chalkwell Railway Station, The Ridgeway SS0 8PX
Every day 10am-5pm.

Access via platform tickets available for just 10p from ticket office, with all proceeds to the Trail.
 

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E2: c2c Installation on the Station
Jun
9
to Jun 16

E2: c2c Installation on the Station

SEVEN Collective are all about the creative journey. Taking a vintage train timetable as their starting point, the group show how one artistic adventure can reach seven unique and unexpected destinations.

Platform 1 waiting room, c2c Leigh-on-Sea Railway Station, Belton Way SS9 2ET
Every day, 10am-5pm.

Access via platform tickets available for just 10p from ticket office, with all proceeds to the Trail.

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E1: c2c Brave Arts 
Jun
9
to Jun 16

E1: c2c Brave Arts 

All who arrive at Leigh Railway Station are greeted by a blaze of colour and imagery created in the evolving visual language of spray-can art by Scott Irving of Brave Arts.

Platform 3, c2c Leigh-on-Sea Railway Station, Belton Way SS9 2ET. 
Every day, 10am-5pm

Access via platform tickets available for just 10p from ticket office, with all proceeds to the Trail.
 

 
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E5: St Bernard's Gifted and Talented
Jun
9
to Jun 16

E5: St Bernard's Gifted and Talented

We are the SECRET ART CLUB, a group of Gifted & Talented art students. Over recent months we have been experimenting with different media and exploring ideas surrounding the ocean, seaside landscapes, pollution and global war.

Leigh Community Centre, 71-73 Elm Road SS9 1SP
Every day from 9am, check website or call for closing times. 
www.leighcommunitycentre.com 01702 477248

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E4: Southend Adult Community College
Jun
9
to Jun 16

E4: Southend Adult Community College

Exhibition displaying the creative talent of those attending courses at the Community College. It showcases students at a range of levels and working in a variety of media, exploring and developing techniques to progress their skills.

Leigh Community Centre, 71-73 Elm Road SS9 1SP
Every day from 9am, check website or call for closing times.
www.leighcommunitycentre.com 01702 477248
 

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E7: Leigh primary schools competition
Jun
9
to Jun 16

E7: Leigh primary schools competition

The Art Trail invited Leigh key stage 1 and 2 pupils to participate in an art competition called "Me-on-Sea". Students interpreted the title and submitted their work, which was of a fantastic standard. Sadly there is not room to show everybody's art, but the top three from each category are on display in the church, along with all short-listed pieces. Congratulations to the winners!

St Clement's Church, 80 Leigh Hill SS9 1AR
For opening times go to www.stclementschurch.org.uk

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E3: Art Competition - World Oceans Day
Jun
9
to Jun 16

E3: Art Competition - World Oceans Day

  • Belfairs Woodland Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Belfairs Woodland Centre in conjunction with the Leigh Art Trail have been running a marine-themed art competition for pre-school groups for World Oceans Day (June 8). We hope this inspired the youngsters and was lots of fun. The finalists are displayed in the Centre, with the winners announced on Sunday June 10.

Belfairs Woodland Centre, Eastwood Road North SS9 4LR
Every day 9am-5pm

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Exhibition: Figuratively speaking
Apr
13
to May 19

Exhibition: Figuratively speaking

Our current show at Leigh Community Centre, is entitled 'Figuratively Speaking' and runs until Saturday 19th Ma. It is a mixture of 2D and 3D work, in an eclectic mix of mediums, genres and styles on display. Alongside the usual Leigh Art Trail favourites, such as Sheila Appleton, Tessa Frampton and Gwen Simpson, we are showing some of our new artists for 2018 including Sharon Henson and Scotty Brave.

For further information, please contact Bronwyn Oldham on 07968 054207 or bronwynoldham@hotmail.co.uk

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Making the First Mark with LAT Artist, Sally-Anne Ashley
Feb
17
2:00 PM14:00

Making the First Mark with LAT Artist, Sally-Anne Ashley

APOLOGIES THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL. We hope to be able to schedule another workshop soon. 

A blank canvas can be daunting... Join me, Sally-Anne Ashley, in this FREE workshop where I'll be sharing some of the intuitive painting techniques I use to embrace this first step and create your own expressive, abstract piece of art.

*You're welcome to bring along any favourite art materials, pencils, pastels or paints, however materials will be supplied.

PLEASE NOTE - You will need to register your attendance via Eventbrite please. 

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E12 FREE Spencer Murphy 'Urban Dirt Bikers' Exhibition, Artists Talk & Book Signing
Jun
17
2:00 PM14:00

E12 FREE Spencer Murphy 'Urban Dirt Bikers' Exhibition, Artists Talk & Book Signing

Francesca Maffeo Gallery welcomes back Spencer Murphy to celebrate our 1 year anniversary.  The gallery will be hosting a small exhibition, artists talk and book signing of Murphy's newest body of work 'Urban Dirt Bikers' published by Hoxton Mini Press in May 2017.

http://www.francescamaffeogallery.com/francesca-maffeo-gallery-events/

 

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