What’s on in Colchester as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool
This Bank Holiday Weekend 5th May, 6th, 7th May

Saturday 5th May
15 Queen Street – Embroiderer’s Guild [Meetup] 10am
Ace Comics – Free Comic Book Day 2012 [Comics] 10am
After Office Hours – The Soulful Sessions with DJs Gavin Byford & James Pinchbeck [Music] 9pm
Cardinal Bourne Hall – Junk Jamboree Vintage & Craft Market [Market] 11am
Colchester Arts Centre – Alfie Moore: I Predicted A Riot [Comedy] 8pm
firstsite – Culpable Earth [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Equivalents [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Unravelling Threads [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Auditorium) – Artist Talk: Simon Periton on his commission Polaris [Talk] 2pm
Headgate Theatre – The Lonesome West by Martin McDonagh [Theatre] 7.45pm
Hollytrees Museum – Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Level Best Art Café – Brendan Wilson ‘Tethered’ – Landsacpe [Exhibition] 9am
Mercury Theatre – T-Rektasy: The Children of The Revolution Tour [Music] 7.30pm
Mercury Theatre (Digby Gallery) – Eleanor Farrow: Mercury 24 [Exhibition] 10am
Mersea Island – Cosmic Puffin V. For line-up visit http://cosmicpuffin.org.uk [Festival] 4pm
Roberts Live Lounge – Soul Night with DJ Barry Stockwell [Music] 8pm
Sky Rooms – THE BIG LICK 4th Birthday Party with DJs Jon Morter + Oxy + Rev [Music] 9.30pm
Slack Space – Alchemy 2 [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space – Acoustic Spring Festival: Snippet with Cara Bruns + Gwendal Moele and The Medlars + The Raffles Gang + The Four Blokes + The Mex Factor [Music] 8pm
The Bull – Grafitti [Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Sons Of Boudicca [Music] 8.30pm
The Judge and Jury –  TBA – [Music] 8pm
Tribal Underground – Sumo Beatz: Heist + Twedds + The Deadbeats + Advantage + Easy + Hand-Z + Double Gee + Twister [Music] 9pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Perdo: Amy Turnbull [Exhibition] 10am
Tin Pan Alley – Kerry Leatham + Cameron Mackie [Music] 9pm
Twisters – 80s & 90s Night with DJ Evie Wright [Music] 8pm
V Bar – The Party with DJ Yoshi [Music] 8pm
Vallies Lounge – Swagger Saturday with DJ Steffy (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm
Various Locations – Janes Walk http://www.walkcolchester.org.uk/projects/janes-walk-2012#What_will_be_happening_in_Colchester_

Sunday 6th May
Colchester Arts Centre – Chamber [Music] 8pm
firstsite – Culpable Earth [Exhibition] 11am
firstsite – Equivalents [Exhibition] 11am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Unravelling Threads [Exhibition] 11am
firstsite (Learning Space) – Archhive Films: Materials and Making [Film] 2.30pm
Hollytrees Museum – Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 11am
Kings Arms – The Talent [Music] 9pm
Mersea Island – Cosmic Puffin V. For line-up visit http://cosmicpuffin.org.uk [Festival] 4pm
Roberts Live Lounge – Greg Blackman & The Full Phat 5 [Music] 8pm
Slack Space – Clog Dance Rehearsals [Dance] 11.30am
Stanway Rovers Football Club – Colchester Jazz Club:   [Music] 7pm
The Albion (Rowhedge) – Geoff Lawrence + Kevin Pearce + Tom Parker [Music] 1pm
The Bull (Main Bar) – Rekovered (6pm) + Cover Station (9pm)  [Music] The Soundhouse @ The Bull – The Sagittarian Club May Ball: Joe Boyd & The Loop + Lemon Party + Electra + The Raffles Gang [Music] 8.30pm
The Beer House – Broken: The Deadbeats + Ben Broken Saul + Baska B2B DJ Quicklung + The Rev Wright + A.B.S + John Enry + Graham Good + Mase + Mat Tha Hat B2B Wom + Treva Copeland + Kev “DJ S.H.O.C.K” Wake 12pm [Music] 12pm
The Judge and Jury – Sunday Sessions: Spin What Ya Bring with A Gee and DJ Bounce (DJs welcome: Bring your own vinyl) [Music] 1pm
The Judge and Jury – Heavy Metal Mayhem: Telepathy + Dismanibus + Kaine [Music] 8.30pm
Topz Bar – Cushti [Music] 9pm
Twisters –  [Music] 8pm
V Bar – May Day Mayhem: Pistols and Vultures + Stealing Signs + We Are Embassy + Station + Ben Wood & The Bad Ideas + Machine Gun Men + Sam Ryder Robinson + Jakob Deist + Polly Haynes  [Music] 3.30pm
Various Locations – Janes Walk http://www.walkcolchester.org.uk/projects/janes-walk-2012#What_will_be_happening_in_Colchester_
Victoria Inn – Cold Norton + Vixation + Freya’s Way + Lewis [Music] 5pm

Monday 7th May
Colchester Arts Centre – Blazin’ Fiddles [Music] 7.45pm
firstsite – Culpable Earth [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Equivalents [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Unravelling Threads [Exhibition] 11am
firstsite (Learning Spaces) – May Day Giant Heads  [Family] 10am
Kings Arms – Syxx + Stalker [Music] 1.30pm
Kings Arms – GrooveTails [Music] 6pm
Mersea Island – Cosmic Puffin V. For line-up visit http://cosmicpuffin.org.uk [Festival] 4pm
The Rose and Crown (Wivenhoe) – Open Mic Night: Wivenhoe May Fair fundraiser with showcase from _Drift [Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Perdo: Amy Turnbull [Exhibition] 10am
Various Locations – Janes Walk http://www.walkcolchester.org.uk/projects/janes-walk-2012#What_will_be_happening_in_Colchester_