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

Saturday 14th July
15 Queen Street – Colchester Poetry presents Poetry Open Mic Volume II [Poetry] 8pm
Colchester Castle Museum – Treasures of China [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – News from Nowhere [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Siron Franco Suspicious Story [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Little Rabbit Barn – Eve Selis + Sarah De La Isla [Music] 7.30pm
Magnolia Field (Greenstead) – Greenstead Community Association Fun Day 11am
Mercury Theatre – Doctor in The House [Theatre] 2.30pm + 7.30pm
Roberts Live Lounge – Scootz: Retro Night with DJ Adi Clark [Music] 8pm
Silk Road – FreQKlash Summer Session [Music] 8pm
Slack Space – Carrying the Torch [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space – Slack Folk [Music] 2pm
The Bull – Undercover [Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Mojokings [Music] 8.30pm
The Judge and Jury + Tribal Underground – Kelvedon Festival All Dayer: Hoof! + Station + Manic Minor + Electra + Ellie B + A Light Left On + Stu E Skinner + Ellie Cornell + The Jellycats [Music] 4pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Colchester Fine Art Open 2012 – Visions of East Anglia [Exhibition] 10am
Tin Pan Alley – Not Going Out + Polly Haynes [Music] 9pm
Twisters – DJ Sam Leppard [Music] 8pm
University of Essex (Art Exchange) – Contested Games: Mexico 68’s Olympic design revolution [Exhibition] 11am
V Bar – 90s Night with DJ Freddy [Music] 8pm
Vallies Lounge – Swagger Saturday with DJ Steffy (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm

Sunday 15th July
Colchester Arts Centre – CINEFREAK [Film] 2pm
firstsite – News from Nowhere [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Siron Franco Suspicious Story [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Auditorium) – News from Nowhere Sci-Fi Film Club: Things To Come (1936) [Film] 3pm
Headgate Theatre – Essex Music Services Jazz and Guitar Workshop [Music] 9.30am
Headgate Theatre – Essex Music Services: Young Essex Jazz Concert [Music] 7pm
Hollytrees Museum – Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 11am
Lion Walk Shopping Centre – SoUNDAY Shopping [Music] 1pm
Slack Space – Carrying the Torch [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space – Clog Dance Rehearsals [Dance] 11.30am
Stanway Rovers Football Club – Colchester Jazz Club: Hugh Rainey’s Jazz Band [Music] 7pm
Victoria Inn – Hat Check Honeys [Music] 5pm