What’s on in Colchester as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool 
Friday 13th July

Colchester Arts Centre – Limehouse Lizzy – The Greatest Hits of Phil Lynott & Thin Lizzy [Music] 7pm
Colchester Castle Museum – Treasures of China [Exhibition] 10am
Curve Bar – Keep Calm and Rap More: Freestyle Rap Battles – Open to all MCs [Music] 7.30pm
firstsite – News from Nowhere [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Auditorium) – Airlock Friday Film Club: War Of The Worlds (1953) [Film] 5.30pm
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Siron Franco Suspicious Story [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – Doctor in The House [Theatre] 7.30pm
Pat Molloys
– Stone The Crows [Music] 8.30pm
Roberts Live Lounge – Scooby [Music] 9pm
Slack Space – Carrying the Torch [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space – Slackwave: Free Improv Music for both musicians and non-musicians [Music] 5pm
Slack Space – Piano Friday [Music] 11.30am
Stoke By Nayland Golf Club – Fleece Jazz: Pete Churchill Trio [Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Park and Ride [Music] 6.45pm
The Bull – Stiff In The Morning [Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Raging Bull presents The Sea + Neon Nurse + Fagan + Joe Boyd [Music] 8pm
The Judge and Jury – Jupiter Ray [Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Colchester Fine Art Open 2012 – Visions of East Anglia [Exhibition] 10am
Tin Pan Alley – Buddy Lee Dickens [Music] 9pm
Twisters – Battle of The DJs [Music] 9pm
University of Essex (Art Exchange) – Contested Games: Mexico 68’s Olympic design revolution [Exhibition] 11am
V Bar – Friday Night Live presents Helena’s Shadow [Music] 9pm
Vallies Lounge – Funky Fridays with DJ Cheryl Taylor (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm