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Focal Point Gallery’s emphasis is on work that explores new developments in photographic practice and challenges traditional definitions of the medium. Focal Point Gallery is committed to developing new audiences for contemporary art and to provide opportunities for people to interact with and participate in the exhibition and education programme.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £106,000
  • 2013-2014: £106,000
  • 2014-2015: £194,500

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Belfairs app

Fancy a day out enjoying the peace of the south-east Essex countryside? Discover the wildlife, the scenery and the history of the Belfairs and Daws Heath Living Landscape. Discover the ancient woodlands of Southend-on-Sea and Daws Heath through walking trails, spoken histories, points of interest and a field guide. With interesting information guiding you on your exploration of the countryside and interaction for children, this App will help you discover the wildlife on your doorstep with ease. Features: - Map of the Belfairs and Daws Heath Living Landscape featuring 8 fantastic ancient woodlands - Fascinating information about the different places of interest - Sensory Scrapbook game for children - Easy to use Field Guide with interesting facts about the wildlife you will see - Audio snippets from the people who live and work in the area - GPS tracking will alert you when you are near a place or a feature of interest - Ability to take snapshots and share with the Belfairs Woodland Centre or on Facebook and Twitter - Learn about the Belfairs and Daws Heath Living Landscape and what makes this place so special.

Get People Talking

SBC Adult Services High Res

Equal Voices - Hate Crime

A hate crime is any incident perceived to be caused by prejudice against the victim's: • Disability • Race or ethnic background • Religion or belief • Sexual orientation • Transgender identity This thought-provoking film looks at hate crime within Southend-on-Sea and shows how it can be reported.

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Childcare in Southend - Specialist Childminder Service (signed)

Specialist childminder service in Southend-on-Sea.

Childcare in Southend - Pre School and Nursery (signed)

Pre school and nursery in Southend-on-Sea. (signed)

Childcare in Southend - Support Groups at Children's Centres (signed)

Support groups at children's centres in Southend-on-Sea. (signed)

Childcare in Southend - Introduction (signed)

Introduction to childcare in Southend-on-Sea. (signed)

Childcare in Southend - Support Groups at Children's Centres

Support groups at children's centres in Southend-on-Sea.

Childcare in Southend - Pre School and Nursery

Pre school and nursery in Southend-on-Sea.

Childcare in Southend - Specialist Childminder Service

Specialist childminder service in Southend-on-Sea.

Childcare in Southend - Introduction

Introduction to childcare in Southend-on-Sea.

Sustainability On Sea

A video about becoming a greener Southend

Opportunities On Sea

Video about investing in Southend.

Build With CaRe Prittlewell Chapel - Update 5

An update on the Build With CaRe Prittlewell Chapel project.

Southend Swimming and Diving Centre -- GB Diving Team

Interviews with the British diving team at Southend swimming and diving centre plus footage of diving team

A Postcard from Southend.

Collection of snap shots from Southend on Sea

Creating a Better Southend 2011

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is working hard with its partners to improve the Borough, creating a better place for people to live, work and visit.

Build with CaRe Prittlewell Chapel Update Film 2.avi

An update on the work being undertaken to sustainably renovate Prittlewell Chapel on North Road in Southend-on-Sea. This refurbishment project, funded by the Government Office of the Third Sector, will give the dilapidated chapel building a new lease of life, focusing on environmentally friendly measures, such as using sustainable materials where possible, exploiting technology to deliver low energy solutions, rainwater harvesting for toilet flushing. It will be used by the Southend Association of Voluntary Services (SAVS).Prittlewell Chapel, Southend-on-Sea development under the Build with CaRe initiative to produce energy efficient building design.

Sharing Lives film

In February 2010 The in collaboration with East of England Joint improvement partnership, Southend Adult Placement Scheme produced a short film about the adult placement/shared lives scheme. Service users and adult placement carers from the Southend scheme feature in the film, reflecting on their experiences of adult placement'

Build with CaRe Prittlewell Chapel August Update Film.avi

Documenting the work being undertaken to sustainably renovate Prittlewell Chapel on North Road in Southend-on-Sea. This refurbishment project, funded by the Government Office of the Third Sector, will give the dilapidated chapel building a new lease of life, focusing on environmentally friendly measures, such as using sustainable materials where possible, exploiting technology to deliver low energy solutions, rainwater harvesting for toilet flushing. It will be used by the Southend Association of Voluntary Services (SAVS).Prittlewell Chapel, Southend-on-Sea development under the Build with CaRe initiative to produce energy efficient building design

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Contact details

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Civic Centre
Victoria Avenue
Southend On Sea
SS2 6XF

51.564999, 0.69768

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