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At this exhibition discover the changing faces of Essex style. Take a look at photographs of local people’s experiments with fashion, hair and make-up and listen to audio recordings collected at a pop-up beauty salon (see more about 'Beauty School Drop In' below). The exhibition will highlight changes to women’s lives, celebrate the diversity of women’s health experiences and investigate ideas around femininity. Come along to demystify the beauty secret. Although booking is not essential, registering your interest and estimated…Find out more »
Join in this creative workshop with Southend-based artist Lu Williams from Grrrl Zine Fair. Get hands-on and investigate health and beauty ideals promoted by social media and magazines. Reflect on diverse experiences and alternative uses of make-up and find out how grooming has been used for empowerment throughout history. 'Glow Up' is also an opportunity for you to learn how to make a zine (DIY magazine), take a look at the Grrrl Zine Library and discover zine culture and history.…Find out more »