The next Colchester! (Colchester Free Festival 2010)   meeting is at 8pm on Tuesday (11th) at Slack Space, Queen Street. If you’d like to join the festival team please email [email protected] and come along!

If you’ve not yet made a donation, no matter how large or small, towards this community festival please do so. Every penny raised goes to the festival so please donate via the PayPal link at:
http://www.colchesterfreefestival.com

A gig co-promoted by Keep Colchester Cool/Cool Publicity takes place on Friday. Freaky Age, KunK, Future of Legends, The 633 and DJ Scott Clarke play The Raging Bull on May 14th. It’s Free as well!
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=124526647563830&ref=mf

KEEP COLCHESTER COOL – THE WEEK AHEAD

Monday 10th May
Colchester Arts Centre – Colchester Folk Club: Martin Simpson

The Bull – Jam Night
The Fat Cat – Open Mic Night
University of Essex – Sexy Penny’s Sunglasses Showdown: DJ Beatman
Tuesday 11th May
Dirty Penguin – Jam Session
Headgate Theatre – Colchester Institute ND Music (Popular vs Classical for Cancer Research)
Mercury Theatre Colchester – Joe Brown
River Lodge – Open Mic Night
The Bull – Candlelit Live Lounge: Jazmine Ava
University of Essex – UNITE : Hosted by Portuguese Speaking Society – DJs Chalo, Eric, Nimblefingerz, Prince
V Bar – One Stop Rock (It’s Not For Chavs): a night of Rock, Alternative, Metal

Wednesday 12th May
Hole In The Wall – Deranged! Rock Night with DJ Griz (THE BIG LICK)
The Bull   – Open Mic Night
The Twist – Plug & Play Showcase:   Apollo 101 plus more TBA

Thursday 13th May
The Bull (Main Bar) – Maxwell, Hammer & Slater
Trotters Bar – Kunt & The Gang
Twisters – DJ Gilly and Toss The Boss!
University of Essex – Oscillate: Two rooms of alternative music
V Bar – Mad Mix Thursday: DJ Chrissy Bleed

Friday 14th May
Colchester Arts Centre – Asylum: (Under 18’s Club Night)
O’ Neill’s – Cushti
Roberts Live Music Bar – Under Pressure
Silk Road – Funky Fridays: UK Funky, RnB, Hip Hop, Bashment
The Bull (Main Bar) – Live @ 6.45:   Vardo & The Boss (6.45pm – 8pm)
The Bull (Main Bar) – Backtrackin
The Bull (The Music Room) – The 633 presents The Raging Bull: Kunk, Freaky Age, Future Of Legends, The 633, DJ Scott Clarke
The Twist – Fooled By Chance, The Jorneta Stream, Claw Of Panther
The What? – Soundcheck: DJs Seffi B, Roachie, Huffle, Mathahat, Worzal – powered by eCLECTIC mEDICINAL sYSTEM
Twisters – Live Music TBA
V Bar – New for Old Fridays: DJ Sam Leppard

Saturday 15th May
Headgate Theatre – AcoustiCity: Megson, Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer, Pavlov’s Cat
Molly Malones – Lyyken
O’ Neill’s – Was 3000
Roberts Live Music Bar – 70’s/80’s night: DJ Simon Lewis
Silk Road – I <3 House
The Bull (Main Bar) – Squeal
The Bull (The Music Room) – Essex Rocks Presents The Low Gos, Vellocetta, 33 Revolutions
The Fat Cat – Ghost Train Porters
The Twist – Godsized, Sworn To Oath, Sanctorum, The Conflict Within, Buried Beneath
The What? – eCLECTIC mEDICINE’s hIP-hOP hOSPITAL : The Broken Drummers, Darkfader, No ToKill, The Rev. Wright, Terrorwrist
Twisters – DJ Gilly
University of Essex: Milk it presents Best of British featuring Queen B
V Bar –   DJ Sam Leppard

Sunday 16th May
Colchester Arts Centre – John Law Trio
Stanway Rovers FC – Colchester Jazz Club: The Washboard Syncopators
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KEEP COLCHESTER COOL – NEWS

Order your tickets now for an exclusive screening of Gladiator this Thursday 13th May at Colchester Odeon for the Roman Circus Campaign
https://www.keepcolchestercool.co.uk/film/gladiator

Colchester Cycle Challenge takes place May 17th – May 30th and encourages sustainable travel and will help create a healthy and active workforce in Colchester
http://www.colchestercyclechallenge.org.uk

Colchester Arts Centre is now on Facebook; join for updates and offers
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=119582068053745&ref=ts

Colchester in Bloom – please join the Facebook group and get involved in anyway you can
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Colchester-United-Kingdom/Colchester-in-Bloom/287255894237?ref=ts

Keep Colchester Cool now features on the ‘Sundays with Scott Clarke’ show on Red Radio show. Scott highlights the top 5 music events of the week, as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool, at 5pm every Sunday.
http://www.essexstudent.com/red/

Can we reverse BBC’s decision to axe BBC 6 Music?
Attend The Protest on 22nd May
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=116361288381083&index=1
Join The Facebook Group: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=278123313911&ref=ts
Sign The Petition: http://www.petition.fm/petitions/6musicasiannet/1000/
And get campaigning!

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The Keep Colchester Cool guide is based on what I know of, or have been advised of. I’m not guaranteeing this is always accurate and without error so best check with the venue to make sure the event is taking place before you set off. Just in case…

The deadline for an event to be considered for inclusion is 9am Monday and Thursday.

Always refer to Keep Colchester Cool news for daily updates and if anything is missing please let me know.

Cheers!
Ben
https://www.keepcolchestercool.co.uk

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