What’s on in Colchester as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool 
Thursday 7th June

Castle Park (Bandstand) – Bandstand SportsDay presents The Raffles Gang + Andy Stock + The Medlars + The Significant Others + Park & Ride [Music] 12pm
Colchester Arts Centre – 27th Colchester Real and Cider Festival [Beer] 12pm
Colchester Library – Scribbles Writing Group [Meetup] 5pm
Curve Bar – Freestyle Rap Battles [Music] 8pm
Curve Bar – Keep Calm Rap More presents Homeboy Sandman + Freestyle Rap Battles [Music] 7.30pm
firstsite – News from Nowhere [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Unravelling Threads [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Learning Spaces) – Comics from Nowhere (for families up to 11 years old) [Kids] 11am
Hollytrees Museum – Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Lakeside Theatre Box Office Cafe – Camellia and the Rabbit [Theatre] 4.30pm
Mercury Theatre – Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel [Theatre] 7.30pm
Slack Space – Open 6 [Exhibition] 11am
Swinburne Hall (Colchester Institute) – The Merchant Of Venice [Theatre] 7.30pm
The Bull – Weeds [Music] 9.30pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – The Jazz Project + Jazz Jam [Music] 8.30pm
Tin Pan Alley – Vietnam Invades presents Sans Soleil + The Argonauts [Music] 9pm
Twisters – Toss The Boss with DJ Sean Rigby [Music] 8pm
V Bar – DJ Freddy [Music] 8pm