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Things To Do

There are a wide range of groups, clubs and organisations available in Southend for all ages, abilities and interests.

I'm looking for social things to do

If you’re looking for social activities then there are groups and organisations that hold lunch clubs, day trips, entertainment and more.

I want to take part in activities

For something more active, you may be interested in things like assisted cycling, horse riding and dancing.

I want to try something new

If you want to learn a new skill or join an Association then you can use the filters on the left to help narrow your search and add the activities to your shortlist.

How to find an activity

To view a specific category, type a word into the search box on the left.

To browse all the exiciting things happening in Southend, click on "view all services in this category" and we're sure you'll find something of interest.

To keep up to date on all activities and events in Southend keep checking back on the "Things to do" page.

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