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View from West Mersea in Essex

Visit Essex is creating a series of art exhibitions at seaside resorts stretching along its 350 miles of coastline, the longest of any English county, from Friday 17th – Sunday 19th June as part of a bid to promote tourism.

Under the banner of ‘Discovery Coast’ the kick-off event will be in the fishing town of Leigh-on-Sea as part of an art trail where visitors can find out about the many artists inspired by the Essex coastline and explore the town, its historic landmarks and its many studios and independent shops.

A further three mini-exhibitions will take place all with free entry to the public. These include the Martello Tower in Jaywick, close to the resort of Clacton-on-Sea, the Art Café in West Mersea, while in Brightlingsea a new homes development called Waterside Marina will see one of its plots turned...

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