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

  • Radical Essex
    Radical Essex is a project that aims to re-examine the history of the county in relation to radicalism in thought, lifestyle, politics and architecture. More details

  • A History of Jazz in Essex – The Faces / The Places
    After almost three years of touring the county, the ‘History of Jazz in Essex’ exhibition finishes its schedule in style at Chelmsford Museum on Sunday 1st May More details

  • What's on at Jaywick Martello Tower - April and May
    Jaywick Martello Tower Enters Summer SeasonMore details

  • InstaEssex Essex top pics are picked
    What do the peace of Mersea Island, The Red Arrows at Clacton and a fire eater in Maldon all have in common?More details

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