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

Friday 5th September
Colchester Arts Centre – Colchester Farmers’ Market [Market] 9.30am
Colchester Arts Centre – High Vis [Theatre] 7.30pm
Digby Gallery (Mercury Theatre) – Stephanie Gosling [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Bruce McLean: Sculpture, Painting, Photography, Film [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Auditorium) – Stand By Me (1986) [Film] 4.30pm
firstsite (Auditorium) – Le Mepris / Contempt (1963) [Film] 7pm
Hollytrees Museum – Georgian Style [Exhibition] 7.30pm
Hollytrees Museum (The Bernard Mason Gallery) – Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Level Best Art Cafe – Summer Art Show 2014 [Exhibition] 9am
Little Rabbit Barn, Ardleigh – Ward Thomas + The Black Feathers [Live Music] 7pm
Mercury Theatre – Friend Or Foe [Theatre] 10.30am + 7.30pm
Roberts Live Lounge – The Company [Live Music] 9pm
Ruby’s Tea Rooms – Comedy Night: Garrie Grubb + Ali Warwood + Toby Pereira + Tim Lee + Simon Salmon + MC Rob Saunders [Comedy] 8pm
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – Jim Crickett and Gordon Balkan [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – Piano Friday [Live Music] 11am
Slice Cafe (1st Floor) – Colchester Creative Shots [Exhibition] 9am
Stoke By Nayland Golf Club – Fleece Jazz: Dylan Howe’s Subterranean, with special guest Andy Sheppard [Live Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Joe Boyd [Live Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Maxwell Hammer & Smith [Live Music] 10pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Jupiter Ray [Live Music] 9pm
The Minories Art Gallery – 30YRS of 12PM [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery Garden – Birds of a Feather [Exhibition] 10am
The Waiting Room (Kiosk 2) – Instagraming The Cultural Quarter by Lee Thomas [Exhibition] 10am
The Waiting Room – DJ Hazycosmicjive [Music] 7pm
Tribal Nightclub – Crux. – Boddika + Andy Pearce b2b Benton King + Gundam b2b CTRL TRAX + Borderline Jack [Music] 9pm
Twisters Bar – High Fidelity with Ben Howard + Jack Bennell + Hana Barten [Music] 9pm
University of Essex (Frango’s) – Summer Party [Music] 11pm
V Bar – Best Days Vintage presents Leisure: The Rusty Suns + Molly’s Daggers + Robbie Sea (DJ Set) [Live Music] 8pm
Victoria Inn – Post-Human Art Exhibition: Tiffin with Rev D’JINN [Exhibition] 12pm

Saturday 6th September
Castle Park – The Colchester Oyster Festival and Joust [Event] 10.30am
Colchester (Various Locations) – Invasion Colchester [Event] 10am
Digby Gallery (Mercury Theatre) – Stephanie Gosling [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Bruce McLean: Sculpture, Painting, Photography, Film [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Learning Spaces) – Free Family Saturday for families with children from 4-11 years [Kids] 11am + 2pm
firstsite (Auditorium) – Picturehouse Screen Arts: Medea (encore from the National Theatre) [Theatre] 7pm
Hollytrees Museum – Georgian Style [Exhibition] 7.30pm
Hollytrees Museum (The Bernard Mason Gallery) – Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Lion Walk Shopping Centre – Invasion Colchester [Event] 10am
Mercury Theatre – Friend Or Foe [Theatre] 2.30pm + 7.30pm
River Lodge – MARS Invasion with DJs Fettdog + Synthwerk [Music] 6pm
Roberts Bar – Soul, Disco & Boogie Night [Music] 8pm
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – Jim Crickett and Gordon Balkan [Exhibition] 11am
Slice Cafe (1st Floor) – Colchester Creative Shots [Exhibition] 9am
The Bull – For The Love Of Bob [Live Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Solsbury Hill [Live Music] 10pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Speakeasy Trouble + The Scene [Live Music] 9pm
The Minories Art Gallery – 30YRS of 12PM [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Artist Talk: 30YRS of 12PM – Mike Middleton [Talk] 2pm
The Minories Art Gallery Garden – Birds of a Feather [Exhibition] 10am
The Waiting Room (Kiosk 2) – Instagraming The Cultural Quarter by Lee Thomas [Exhibition] 10am
Tribal Nightclub – Subb-an + Rob Harding + Ben Kanaris + Charlie Brennan b2b Rashid Khan + Mono4 [Music] 9pm
Twisters Bar – DJ Sam Leppard [Music] 9pm
V Bar – DJ Freddy [Music] 8pm
Victoria Inn – Post-Human Art Exhibition: Tiffin with Rev D’JINN [Exhibition] 12pm

Sunday 7th September
Colchester Arts Centre – improvised Comedy Workshop with Jen Rowe [Workshop] 1.30pm
firstsite – Bruce McLean: Sculpture, Painting, Photography, Film [Exhibition] 10am
Marks Tey Parish Hall – Colchester Jazz Club: Savannah Jazz Band [Live Music] 7.15pm
Mercury Theatre – Friend Or Foe [Theatre] 2.30pm
The Artillery Man (The Tilly) – Open Mic Night (hosted by Theo Pearce) [Live Music] 8.30pm
Victoria Inn – Post-Human Art Exhibition: Tiffin with Rev D’JINN [Exhibition] 2pm
Victoria Inn – Dice People [Live Music] 5.30pm

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