What’s on in Colchester this Bank Holiday weekend as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool

Friday 1st May
Colchester Arts Centre – Colchester Farmers’ Market [Market] 9.30am
Colchester Arts Centre – The Laughter Zone Comedy Club [Comedy] 8pm
Colchester Institute (Swinburne Hall) – Brickhouse Promotions presents The Thinking Men + Drive Through Therapy + Ghosts Of Men + InVein [Live Music] 7.30pm
Dirty Penguin – Phoenix with DJ Dean Scott (LGBT Night) [Music] 9.30pm
Firstsite – Carla Zaccagnini: Elements of Beauty [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite – The Parliament of Things [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite – Y.A.K presents Yours, Comes Comitis [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite (Auditorium) – Honeytrap + Q&A from director Rebecca Johnson [Film] 7.30pm
Headgate Theatre – Food For Thought: Fundraiser for Colchester Food Bank with Fishclaw + Bethany Appleton + Fred Slattern + Paul Riley & Gwendal Moele + Towering Angels + Alex Yeandle [Event] 7.30pm
Hollytrees Museum – Colchester Oyster Feast (temporary display) [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum (The Bernard Mason Gallery) – Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – Noises Off [Theatre] 7.30pm
Mersea Youth Camp – Cosmic Puffin 8: New Town Kings + Dingus Khan + Surfquake + Off The Wall + loads more! [Festival] 11am
Natural History Museum – Cuckoo Exhibition (temporary display) [Exhibition] 10am
Roberts Bar – Friday Live: The Heaters [Live Music] 9pm
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – Fine Art Adult Residency Exhibition [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – Piano Friday [Live Music] 11am
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – An Evening of Folk Music and Resistance Songs in celebration of International Workers’ Day: Mick O’ Connell + Keith Seville + Laurie Salkeid + Scott and Bob + Neil Riley + Mike Gilling + Alexandra Scott + Jim Scott + Tom and Emma Hardy [Live Music] 7.15pm
Stoke By Nayland Golf Club – Fleece Jazz: Ant Law Quintet [Live Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Steal [Live Music] 10pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Vixation Album Launch: Vixation + Phil Marino + Royyy [Live Music] 8pm
The Colchester Gallery – Home Made [Exhibition] 11am
The Minories Art Gallery – Karen Densham: Form and Dysfunction [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Jugg Art Foundation [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Bag It Auction 2015 [Auction] 6.30pm
The Octagon Gallery – An Exhibition of Paintings by Claire Heaton [Exhibition] 9am
The Silk Road – DJs Scott Dewing + Prince NOD [Music] 8pm
The Waiting Room – Boogie Down: Chelle + Quaye + DJ Doug + Bobby Skillz & The Kid Fresh [Music] 9pm
Twisters Bar – High Fidelity with Ben Howard + Adam & Steve from The Dallys (DJ Set) [Music] 9pm
University of Essex (Square 3) – Outdoor Arts Festival [Event] 2pm
University of Essex (LTB10) – Cine 10 presents Dumb and Dumber To [Film] 7pm
University of Essex (Sub Zero) – Flirt! [Music] 11pm
Various Locations in Colchester – Jane’s Walk Colchester 2015. For all events visit http://janeswalk.org/united-kingdom/colchester/
V Bar – Best Days Vintage presents Leisure: The 1st Birthday with Whisky Stain + Mandeville + The Baskervilles + DJs [Live Music] 8pm

Saturday 2nd May
Castle Park – Colchester Morris Men [Dance] 12.30pm
Culver Square – Colchester Morris Men [Dance] 11am
Firstsite – Carla Zaccagnini: Elements of Beauty [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite – The Parliament of Things [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite – Y.A.K presents Yours, Comes Comitis [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite (Learning Spaces) – Free Family Saturday for families with children from 4-11 years [Kids] 11am + 2pm
Firstsite (Auditorium) – Picturehouse Screen Arts: The Hard Problem [Theatre] 7pm
Hollytrees Lawn – Colchester Morris Men [Dance] 2.30pm
Hollytrees Museum – Colchester Oyster Feast (temporary display) [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum (The Bernard Mason Gallery) – Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – Noises Off [Theatre] 7.30pm
Mersea Youth Camp – Cosmic Puffin 8: Ghosts of Men + Drive Through Therapy + Egyptian Blue + loads more! [Festival] 11am
Natural History Museum – Cuckoo Exhibition (temporary display) [Exhibition] 10am
Roberts Bar – Soul, Funk & Boogie Night [Music] 8pm
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – Fine Art Adult Residency Exhibition [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – Spring Acoustic Festival: Ady Johnson + Hokum Boys + The Sally Army + Skinner & Cornell + James Eastwood + Paul Riley + Grasshopper [Live Music] 6.30pm
The Bull – The Statins [Live Music] 10pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Disco Inferno [Music] 9.30pm
The Colchester Gallery – Home Made [Exhibition] 11am
The Duchess – Psycho Dehlia [Live Music] 9pm
The Foresters Arms – Whattalife! – The Kathleen Ferrier Story, a new play with music performed by Lucy Stevens [Performance] 8pm
The Hole in The Wall – MARS: An evening of May-hem with DJs Fettdog + Synthwerk + The Wing Commander [Music] 6pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Karen Densham: Form and Dysfunction [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Jugg Art Foundation [Exhibition] 10am
The Octagon Gallery – An Exhibition of Paintings by Claire Heaton [Exhibition] 9am
The Silk Road – DJs Scott Dewing + Prince NOD + Darrell Smith + Theodoros Lambrou [Music] 8pm
The Waiting Room – Good Souls’ Global Kitchen presents a Nepali Charity Pop Up w/ Suvadra Foundation Nepal [Event] 7.30pm
Tribal Nightclub – SubCulture presents Lenzman + McLeod + Yen + Deep Elite + Luke Wallis & Drunken Fairy + Apex & Left Hook + MCs Banton + Situation Redd + Pinkeye [Music] 8pm
Twisters Bar – DJ Thomas Bolger [Music] 9pm
University of Essex (Sub Zero) – Flirt! [Music] 11pm
Various Locations in Colchester – Jane’s Walk Colchester 2015. For all events visit http://janeswalk.org/united-kingdom/colchester/
V Bar – Saturday Night DJ [Music] 8pm

Sunday 3rd May
After Office Hours – SuburbanSoul with DJs Gavin Byford + Gemmison + Mat-Jay [Music] 5pm
Birch Park – FreQKlash in The Park with Dale Howard + Detlef + Max Chapman + Rob Harding + Stu Pennick + Andy Pearce + Ben Westall [Music] 12pm
Colchester Arts Centre – Indigo Moon Theatre: Alice & The White Rabbit (Show & Workshop) [Kids] 10.30am
Colchester Arts Centre – Christine Bovill’s Piaf [Live Music] 7pm
Firstsite – Carla Zaccagnini: Elements of Beauty [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite – The Parliament of Things [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite – Y.A.K presents Yours, Comes Comitis [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite (Auditorium) – The Rope (1948) [Film] 2pm
Headgate Theatre – Headgate Play Readers presents The Birthday Party by Harold Pinter [Theatre] 6pm
Marks Tey Parish Hall – Colchester Jazz Club: Sussex Jazz Kings [Live Music] 7.15pm
Mersea Youth Camp – Cosmic Puffin 8: Animal Noise + loads more! [Festival] 11am
Roberts Bar – Contraband [Live Music] 9pm
Roberts The Club – Club Classics with DJs Phil Terry and Simon Lewis [Music] 9pm
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – Clog Dance Rehearsals [Dance] 11am
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – Colchester Poetry presents The Sunday Matinee [Poetry/Comedy/Live Music] 2pm
The Artillery Man (The Tilly) – Cakestupid [Live Music] 4pm
The Bull – Barney & The Rubbles [Live Music] 6pm
The Bull – The Landed [Live Music] 9.30pm
The Kings Arms – Voodoo Child [Live Music] 9pm
The Odd One Out – Crafty Club [Meetup] 2pm
The Silk Road – Global: DJs Scott Dewing + Prince NOD + Theodoros Lambrou [Music] 8pm
The Waiting Room – Bazaar: Bank Holiday Special [Market] 1pm
Tribal Nightclub – FreQKlash After Party: Rob Harding + Andy Pearce + Ben Kanaris + Dom Northover + Darksiight + [Music] 9pm
Twisters Bar – Spring Fest BBQ and DJ Sean Rigby [Music] 3pm
Various Locations in Colchester – Jane’s Walk Colchester 2015. For all events visit http://janeswalk.org/united-kingdom/colchester/
V Bar – Back to The 90s [Music] 9pm
Victoria Inn – TBA [Live Music] 5.30pm
Ye Olde Albion Pub (Rowhedge) – Ye Olde Albion Music Day: Mick Squalor + Pistols & Vultures + Tom Parkes + Naomi Omuoreh + Jake Murrells + SYMBOL + Jonathan Marriott + Bessie Turner + Sam Keyes + Paper Moon [Live Music] 12.30pm

Monday 4th May
Colchester Arts Centre – Acoustic Lounge: The Bowen Brothers + Chris Jones + Chasin’ Vagas + Roisin O’Hagan + Matt Selley + Sophie Weaver + Raymond King [Live Music] 2.30pm
Firstsite – Carla Zaccagnini: Elements of Beauty [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite – The Parliament of Things [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite – Y.A.K presents Yours, Comes Comitis [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Colchester Oyster Feast (temporary display) [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum (The Bernard Mason Gallery) – Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – Noises Off [Theatre] 2.30pm
Natural History Museum – Cuckoo Exhibition (temporary display) [Exhibition] 10am
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – Tribal Bellydance Classes [Workshop] 7pm
The Bull – May Day Bank Holiday Special: Loxleys Corner + The Occupants + Rekovered [Live Music] 1pm
The Kings Arms (in the beer garden) – Timeout + Backtrackin [Live Music] 1pm
The Kings Arms – Popgun [Live Music] 7pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Karen Densham: Form and Dysfunction [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Jugg Art Foundation [Exhibition] 10am
The Octagon Gallery – An Exhibition of Paintings by Claire Heaton [Exhibition] 9am
Various Locations in Colchester – Jane’s Walk Colchester 2015. For all events visit http://janeswalk.org/united-kingdom/colchester/
Wivenhoe Black Buoy – Wivenhoe Open Mic Night with Inside Out Trio showcase [Live Music] 8pm

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