Explore Culture

Welcome to Explore Culture, a one-stop shop for people living, working and visiting Essex to find out about cultural events and activities around the county. You can catch up on the latest news and developments, get information on cultural funding, and if you’re an organisation or venue, it’s a free resource for you to tell people about what you’re doing and how they can get involved.

ExploreCulture is run by Essex County Council’s Cultural Development team, helping to support a vibrant cultural economy for everyone to enjoy. If you’d like to get in touch with suggestions, questions or comments, please contact us: culture@essex.gov.uk

  • Essex Summer of Art & ENAS Events
    The Essex Summer of Art and ENAS events programme showcases artists from across the county from May to October, providing exciting opportunities to visit art trails, artist studios, workshops and showcase events. More details

  • Essex Cultural Funding Announced
    Essex County Council has now opened its two cultural grantsí schemes to support local arts and culture projects for 2018.More details

  • Essex County Council and Arts Council England Funding Event
    Essex County Council and Arts Council England (ACE) will be holding a cultural funding advice session at the Towngate Theatre, Basildon on Thursday 3rd of May. More details

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