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

Friday 6th March
Art Exchange (University of Essex) – Emma Hart: Spread [Exhibition] 11am
Art Exchange (University of Essex) – Carlos Amorales: The Man Who Did All Things Forbidden [Exhibition] 11am
Colchester Arts Centre – Colchester Farmers’ Market [Market] 9.30am
Colchester Arts Centre – The Laughter Zone Comedy Club: Tim Clark + Henry Paker + Special Guest + MC Ciara Jack [Comedy] 8pm
firstsite (Auditorium) – Coffee Morning Screening: Mr Turner (2014) [Film] 11.30am
firstsite (Auditorium) – A Story Of Children and Film [Film] 7.30pm
Headgate Theatre – St Benedict’s College presents Private Peaceful [Theatre] 7.45pm
Hollytrees Museum (The Bernard Mason Gallery) – Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Lakeside Theatre – Essex Book Festival: Professor Jules Pretty – The Edge of Extinction [Books] 7pm
Lakeside Theatre Café – The Hook Open Mic [Music] 9pm
Mercury Theatre – Educating Rita [Theatre] 7.30pm
Roberts Live Lounge – Bouncing Off Concrete [Live Music] 9pm
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – In a Women’s World: Celebrating International Women’s Day 2015 [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – Artism/Autisim: Celebrating World Autism Day 2015 [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – Piano Friday [Live Music] 11am
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – Essex Feminist Collective presents International Women’s Day Quiz [Quiz] 7pm
Stoke By Nayland Golf Club – Fleece Jazz: Christine Tobin – It Might As Well Be Spring [Live Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Wooden Maiden [Live Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – The Hot Shots [Live Music] 10pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – A New Noise For Girls & Boys presents The Dallys + Suburban 100 [Live Music] 9pm
The Foresters Arms – Sally Theobald & Jon Murfin [Music] 8.30pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Townley & Bradby: Everything, All At Once, All The Time [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Coco Crampton: Handles On Romance also Common Tongue [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Essex Book Festival: Michael Dean – I, Hogarth [Books] 7pm
The Old New Inn – Topdeck Allstars [Live Music] 8pm
The Silk Road – DJs Prince aka Nod + DJ Swoosh [Music] 8pm
Tribal Nightclub – Timeless: A Garage Affair [Music] 8pm
Twisters Bar – Ben Howard’s High Fidelity with guests Jonathan Marriott & Sam Keyes [Music] 9pm
University of Essex (LTB10) – Cine 10 presents Nightcrawler [Film] 7pm
University of Essex (SU Bar) – Fresh Friday: Loxleys Corner + Absent Kid + The Victories [Live Music] 9pm
University of Essex (Sub Zero) – Bounce [Music] 11pm
V Bar – Best Days Vintage presents Leisure: Egyptian Blue + LEEF + Amber Burgoyne + DJs [Live Music] 8pm

Saturday 7th March
Art Exchange (University of Essex) – Emma Hart: Spread [Exhibition] 12pm
Art Exchange (University of Essex) – Carlos Amorales: The Man Who Did All Things Forbidden [Exhibition] 12pm
Colchester Arts Centre – Sea Legs Puppet Theatre presents The Ugly Duckling [Kids] 1.30pm
Colchester Arts Centre – The Tiger Lillies: The Very Worst of The Tiger Lillies [Live Music] 8pm
firstsite (Auditorium) – KINOFLOW: Colchester Children’s and Families Film Festival [Kids] 10am
firstsite (Learning Spaces) – Free Family Saturday for families with children from 4-11 years [Kids] 11am + 2pm
Headgate Theatre – St Benedict’s College presents Private Peaceful [Theatre] 7.45pm
Hollytrees Museum (The Bernard Mason Gallery) – Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Lakeside Theatre – Essex Book Festival: Out Of Essex – Celebrating 50 Years of Poetry at Essex [Poetry] 10.30am
Mercury Theatre – Educating Rita [Theatre] 7.30pm
Roberts Bar – Soul & Disco Night [Music] 8pm
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – In a Women’s World: Celebrating International Women’s Day 2015 [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – Artism/Autisim: Celebrating World Autism Day 2015 [Exhibition] 11am
The Bull – The Lowriders [Live Music] 8pm
The Bull – The Lettuceheads [Live Music] 10pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – The Most [Music] 9pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Townley & Bradby: Everything, All At Once, All The Time [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Coco Crampton: Handles On Romance also Common Tongue [Exhibition] 10am
The Silk Road – UrbanSilk presents Funk Me Hard [Music] 8pm
Three Wise Monkeys (2nd Floor) – Souled Out: A night of Funk, Soul, Rare Groove & Classic Hip Hop [Music] 9pm
Victoria Inn – Ash Mandrake [Live Music] 3pm
Tribal Nightclub – FreQKlash: Leftwing & Kody + Kieran Andrews + Rob Harding + Stu Pennick + Andy Pearce [Music] 9pm
Twisters Bar – DJ Sean Rigby [Music] 9pm
University of Essex (Sub Zero) – Yeah! presents Shy FX [Music] 11pm
V Bar – Saturday Night DJ [Music] 8pm

Sunday 8th March
Colchester Arts Centre – Essex Book Festival: Charles Courtley: Wig Begone [Books] 2pm
Colchester Arts Centre – Essex Book Festival: John Hegley: New & Selected Potatoes [Poetry] 7.30pm
firstsite (Auditorium) – Picturehouse Screen Arts: Romeo and Juliet [Ballet] 3pm
Headgate Theatre – Headgate Play Readers presents A Kiss on The Bottom [Theatre] 6pm
Lakeside Theatre – Essex Book Festival: Out Of Essex – Celebrating 50 Years of Theatre at Essex [Theatre] 10.30am
Marks Tey Parish Hall – Colchester Jazz Club: Hugh Rainey’s Jazz Band [Live Music] 7.15pm
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – Clog Dance Rehearsals [Dance] 11am
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – International Women’s Day [Event] 2pm
The Artillery Man (The Tilly) – Open Mic Night (hosted by Theo Pearce) [Live Music] 8.30pm
The Foresters Arms – Folk Jam [Live Music] 8pm
The Waiting Room – Colchester Games Club [Meetup] 12pm
Victoria Inn – Cold Norton [Live Music] 5.30pm

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