Explore Culture

Don't miss these events this weekend!

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

  • New research findings support the role of arts in care homes
    A new pioneering research project has been undertaken by Essex County Councilís Cultural Development Team and Anglia Ruskin Universityto explore the important role of the arts in strengthening social and caring relationships in care homes.More details

  • Essex Big Weekend
    Are you ready to get your tickets to the biggest celebration of the year? More details

  • Arts and Culture benefits care home residents
    A group of primary school children will visit a local care home in Rochford as part of an exciting programme exploring how arts and culture helps social relationships between older people and care staff. More details

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