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

    The shortlist has been announced for the National Campaign for the Arts' (NCA) Hearts For The Arts Awards 2019. The awards celebrate the unsung heroes of Local Authorities who are championing the arts, often within a climate of severe financial challenges. More details

  • Job Vacancy - Essex County Council Marketing and PR Lead
    Essex County Council are looking for a Marketing and PR Lead to provide a dedicated, bespoke marketing and PR service across Culture and Green Spaces.More details

  • Snapping the Stiletto Exhibition Opens at Epping Forest District Museum
    A new exhibition, ‘Snapping the Stiletto’ opens at Epping Forest District Museum on Saturday 12 January, featuring a pair of heels owned by Essex actor Dame Helen Mirren.More details

  • Creative Journeys Project
    Arts reducing social isolation by successfully breaking down barriers between residents, residents and staff and the wider community.More details

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