The Big Sunday, one of the highlights of last year, is back on 6th September 2015.

Organised by Dorian Kelly, this free event is centred around Colchester’s Cultural Quarter with events taking place at Firstsite, The Minories, The Waiting Room, 15 Queen Street, Three Wise Monkeys, Queen St. Brewhouse, V-Bar and Cafe Piatto. The streets, squares and open spaces around the area, including both lawns at Firstsite and part of the bus garage area will also stage events.

Expect live music, poets, theatre, dance, choirs, stalls, food, beer, several stages and an arena.

Artists already confirmed include The Charington Cole Blues Collective, Slugworth, Park and Ride, The Occupants, Tom and Emma Hardy, The Egyptian Belly Dancers, Kagbeni-the Film, Some Kind of Poetry Thing / Mosaic Undergrowth, Stu E. Skinner Band, The Polly Violet Collective, The Unmistakable Scent of Leopard, Julia Watson, Young Claws, The Colne Valley Youth Orchestra, The Ghurka Dancers, Young Art Kommunity / Flow Group, Annies Fantasies Cloggers, The Shrinks and many more to be announced.

The day is a must attend and runs from midday until 11pm. RSVP via the Facebook event.

Some great images from Big Sunday 2014 can be found here. Pictured above are Ordinary Noise, taken at last year’s event.

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