What’s on in Colchester as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool
Thursday 17th May

15 Queen Street – Lunch Time Show Off! with Broa Sams [Meetup] 1pm
15 Queen Street – La Tertulia [Meetup] 7.30pm
Colchester Arts Centre – Church Of Riff II: Slabdragger + Three Thrones + William English + Meadows + Suns Of Colossus + Meadows [Music] 7pm
Colchester Library – Scribbles Writing Group [Meetup] 5pm
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Unravelling Threads [Exhibition] 10am
Headgate Theatre – A Swell Party: The Life and Music of Cole Porter [Music] 7.45pm
Hollytrees Museum – Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – Colchester Gangshow presents It’s Time To Go [Theatre] 7.30pm
Mercury Theatre (Digby Gallery) – Colin McAllister [Exhibition] 10am
Slack Space – Colchester 24 1986 and Colchester 24 2012 [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space – Creative Challenge: Junkbird Workshop [Craft] 6.30pm
Swinburne Hall (Colchester Institute) – Colchester Institute Symphonic Wind Orchestra and Brass Ensemble [Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Weeds [Music] 9.30pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Colchester Institute presents… [Music] 8pm
The Judge and Jury – Mid Week Heroes presents The Jellycats + The Faceless Dolls [Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Perdo: Amy Turnbull [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – A Thing is a Thing is a Thing: An exhibition of works exploring simulacra, representation and transformation [Exhibition] 10am
Twisters – Toss The Boss with DJ Sean Rigby [Music] 8pm
University of Essex (Art Exchange) – Seeking Beyond The Surface [Exhibition] 11am
V Bar – The Thursday Thirst: Robbie Sea + Not Going Out + DJ Freddy [Music] 8pm
Wivenhoe Park (arrive at Lakeside Theatre) – A Midsummer’s Night Dream – Outdoors [Theatre] 7.30pm