What’s on in Colchester as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool 
Thursday 11th October

Colchester Arts Centre – Festival Of The Spoken Nerd: Are you sci-curious? [Comedy] 8pm
Colchester Castle Museum – Treasures of China [Exhibition] 10am
Colchester Institute (Swinburne Hall) – West African Blues Project with Ramon Goose + Diabel Cissokho + Papi Diagne [Music] 7.30pm
Colchester Library – Scribbles Writing Group [Meetup] 5pm
firstsite – Anthea Hamilton: Sorry I’m Late [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Humphrey Jennings: Painting, Collage, Film [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Siron Franco Suspicious Story [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Auditorium) – The Last of the Haussmans (broadcast live from the National Theatre) [Theatre] 7pm
firstsite (Learning Space) – The Latin Rhythm Salsa Lessons [Salsa] 7pm (Beginners) + 8pm (Intermediates/Advanced)
Headgate Theatre – Johnno Casson ‘Window Shopping’ album launch party + Ady Johnson + Park and Ride [Music] 8pm
Hollytrees Museum – Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Lakeside Theatre – Workshop with Tom Wainwright [Workshop] 3pm
Lakeside Theatre – Buttercup (Tom Wainwright) [Theatre] 7.30pm
Mercury Theatre – Arsenic and Old Lace [Theatre] 7.30pm
Slack Space – Ponder – an interactive installation of words and pictures [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space – Be Surprised; I am Hospice Care [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space (The Long Gallery) – A Show of Hands by Jennifer Meredith [Exhibition] 11am
The Bull – Camel Foot Raiders [Music] 9.30pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Nugene Music presents Ian Siegal [Music] 7.30pm
The Foresters Arms – Acoustic Open Mic Night [Music] 9pm
The Hole in The Wall – Ypsmael + Brideburger [Music] 8pm
The Judge and Jury – Midweek Heroes: The Tickturds + Mary Do You Wanna + Fagan Alexander Starling [Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Art for Colchester [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Potentiates [Exhibition] 10am
Twisters – Toss The Boss with DJ Sean Rigby [Music] 8pm
University of Essex (Sub Zero) – Mega Nation presents Zane Lowe [Music] 11pm
V Bar – Thursday Night Live: Slopes + Joe Boyd [Music] 9pm