The Jazz Centre UK



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The Jazz Centre UK is a must-see stop if you are visiting South Essex. See Louis Armstrong's Trumpet, the National Humphrey Lyttelton Collection, browse our Vinyl store or attend one of our live events


Do you need directions or have any questions? Click on the button below to our 'Contact Us' page which contains our Google Maps location, opening times, address and more.


We have weekly live events at The Jazz Centre UK including live music from some of the best jazz musicians on the British scene; clubs; talks and lectures; movie presentations; art and photography exhibitions.


We recommend you to check our events and news pages before visiting us so you do not miss out on our upcoming activities!


Getting to The Jazz Centre UK could not be easier! We are situated right in the heart of Southend-on-Sea with train, bus and even air transport routes on our doorstep.


Click on the button below to find out what travel options are available so you can work out the most convenient route to our centre.


Travelling a distance? Or looking for a longer trip to our hometown Southend-on-Sea? You may want to check into a hotel!


We have listed some of the key places to stay in Southend-on-Sea near our centre, the airport or by Southend's famous beaches. All hotel suggestions on the following page are linked to TripAdvisor so you can compare your options.


Southend-on-Sea has a spirited jazz scene with multiple clubs, bars and restaurants presenting live jazz by top British and international jazz performers. If you are a jazz fan we strongly recommend you plan to visit some of these great clubs while you are down to see us!

Click the button below to view a list of some of the jazz hotspots in Southend!


Our building is accessible for all with ground-level points of entry and no difficult steps. A lift is available to descend into The Jazz Centre UK and our volunteers are on-hand to help make your experience as easy as possible.


For more useful information on accessibility, click find out more. If you have any questions and wish to get in touch click contact us for our details. Our volunteers are happy to help with any queries.