What’s on in Colchester as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool 
Friday 24th August

Colchester Castle Museum – Treasures of China [Exhibition] 10am
Curve Bar – A Night of Pure Salsa with DJ Carlos [Dance] 9pm
firstsite – News from Nowhere [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Summer Holidays: Summer Space – UFO Story Bank (for children up to 11 years) [Activities] 11am + 2pm
firstsite (Auditorium) – Airlock Friday Film Club: Cars [Film] 5.30pm
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Siron Franco Suspicious Story [Exhibition] 10am
Headgate Theatre – The Shakespeare Workshop Week [Workshop] 9.30am
Hollytrees Museum – Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – The Mercury Youth Theatre presents The Prodigious Snob [Theatre] 7.30pm
Natural History Museum – Animal Games Trail [Trail] 10am
Roberts Live Lounge – TBA [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: Roger Beaujolais Quartet [Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Lou Terry 6.45pm + Scooby [Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Slopes + Housework + Comfortable Strangers + Denail Twist + Cushti (Leukaemia Research Charity Gig) [Music] 7.30pm
The Judge and Jury – Cyanide Girls + Whiskey & The Wilsons + Silent Divide [Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Masters at The Minories 2012 [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories – Understar Cinema: Open air screening of Pan’s Labrynth [Film] 7pm
Tin Pan Alley – [Music] 8.30pm
Twisters – Battle of The DJs [Music] 9pm
V Bar – DJ Freddy [Music] 9pm
Vallies Lounge – Famous with DJ Cheryl Taylor (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm