Covid-19 update
The Southend Easter Congress set to return!
14-18 April 2022

Last played in 2019, missing 2020 and 2021 for the covid pandemic, we are planning to return this year! More details in due course, but in the meantime find the update post below and complete the EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FORM if you are likely to enter, so that we can gauge the level of interest.

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No Congress in 2021

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