What’s on in Colchester as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool
Friday 17th August

Colchester Castle Museum – Treasures of China [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – News from Nowhere [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Summer Holidays: Summer Space – Futuristic Chatting Machines (for children up to 11 years) [Activities] 11am + 2pm
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Siron Franco Suspicious Story [Exhibition] 10am
Headgate Theatre – Mossycoat Productions: My Heart Beets [Theatre] 7.30pm
Hidden Kiosks – Tea and Sympathy’s Mini Village Fete [Fete] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Natural History Museum – Animal Games Trail [Trail] 10am
Roberts Live Lounge – Elliot [Music] 9pm
Slack Space – Music in Monochrome [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space – Severalls [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: Chris Allard Band [Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Ellie Cornell 6.45pm + Slow Life 7.30pm [Music] The Bull – Dirty Wafer [Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Guilt Coins + The Jorneta Stream + Legend in Japan [Music] 8pm
The Foresters Arms – 1920s Cocktail Night with Hat Check Honeys [Music] 8pm
The Judge and Jury – Dismanibus + Coronach [Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Masters at The Minories 2012 [Exhibition] 10am
Tin Pan Alley – Checkpoint Charlie presents The Great Excuse + Buzzards + Stephanie Masucci [Music] 8.30pm
Twisters – Battle of The DJs [Music] 9pm
V Bar – DJ Freddy [Music] 9pm
Vallies Lounge – Funky Fridays with DJ Cheryl Taylor (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm