New Geographies: MY SEASIDE MILE


11am & 4pm

Art Exchange

admission free


New Geographies: MY SEASIDE MILE
Thursday 31 August 11am & 4pm
Jaywick Sands

Come along for a guided tour with Ruth Raymer, psychogeographer, writer, thinker and dreamer.

Taking a playful and inventive approach to exploring the environment, Ruth will led you on a mile-long adventure along the sunny coast of Jaywick, sharing observations, stories, facts and fiction as she goes, with games and activities along the way.

Meet at Jaywick Martello Tower 5 minutes before the tour starts
For directions and info visit

Booking advised:

Suitable for all ages.
Dogs welcome.
Tours last for approximately 30 minutes.


Resorting to the Coast
Jaywick Martello Tower: 31 August 12-4pm

MY SEASIDE MILE takes place during a whole afternoon of seaside entertainment from The Grand Theatre of Lemmings, as part of Resorting to the Coast, a two-year project highlighting the historic seaside heritage of Tendring’s coastal towns.

12:00 Resorting to the Coast talk by local historian, Norman Jacobs, ‘Tendring Seaside Heritage and Clown Bertram’ 

13:00-16.00  The Grand Theatre of Lemmings entertains with their spectacular interpretation of Tendring’s seaside heritage!  Activities, which will take place on the hour, include comedy, magic, music and a flea circus! There will also be hula hooping and ‘Splat-the-Rat’ in traditional seaside wears. The Smallest Theatre in the World will also be there to collect audio memories and Clown Bertram’s talent will be honoured by the Lemmings’ tribute to this witty children’s entertainer from Clacton’s past.

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New Geographies

Do you know an overlooked or unexpected place that you think is important and which you’d like to nominate as a potential site for an exciting art project? Help us redraw the map of the region with places important to those living here, by going online to nominate a location.