What’s on in Colchester as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool 
Friday 20th July

Colchester Arts Centre – For Everything A Reason + Despite My Deepest Fear + Raise These Sails + The Eternal Opression [Music] 7pm
Colchester Castle Museum – Treasures of China [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – News from Nowhere [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Auditorium) – Airlock Friday Film Club: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl [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
Roberts Live Lounge – Contraband [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: Dorian Ford Trio. GIG CANCELLED [Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Laura & Lauren [Music] 6.45pm
The Bull – Voodoo Child [Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Zoo Night: The Lowriders + The Kubricks + Wax On Water + Polly Haynes + DJ Ben Howard [Music] 8.30pm
The Judge and Jury – Hobo Chang + Freedom Sounds + DJs Hobo Chang + Freedom Sounds + DJs [Music] 8pm
The Old New Inn – Leah Lost [Music] 8.30pm
Tin Pan Alley – Vietnam Invades: Housework [Music] 9pm
Twisters – Battle of The DJs [Music] 9pm
University of Essex (Art Exchange) – Olympics by Design [Exhibition] 11am
V Bar – Friday Night Live presents Frenetics + Loose Joints [Music] 9pm
Vallies Lounge – Funky Fridays with DJ Cheryl Taylor (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm