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

Friday 27th March
Colchester Institute (Swinburne Hall) – The Addams Family-A New Musical [Theatre] 7.30pm
Dirty Penguin – Phoenix: Divas with DJ Dean Scott (LGBT Night) [Music] 9pm
Firstsite – Carla Zaccagnini: Elements of Beauty [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite – The Parliament of Things [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite (Auditorium) – Day Dream Cinema: Effie Gray (2014) [Film] 11am
Firstsite (Auditorium) – Picturehouse Screen Arts: A View from The Bridge [Theatre] 7pm
Headgate Theatre – KATS presents Disney’s Aladdin Jr [Theatre] 7.30pm
Hollytrees Museum (The Bernard Mason Gallery) – Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – Bouncers [Theatre] 7.30pm
Roberts Live Lounge – Stone Shuffle Jones [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
Stoke By Nayland Golf Club – Fleece Jazz: Tom Green Septet [Live Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Spyderz [Live Music] 10pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – The Friday House of Blues [Live Music] 8.30pm
The Foresters Arms – Vinyl Night [Music] 8.30pm
The Marquis – The Big Gig: Matt Calderbank + Matt Selley + James Blackman (Fundraiser for St Helena Hospice & MS-UK) [Live Music] 9.30pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Karen Densham: Form and Dysfunction [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Townley & Bradby: Everything, All At Once, All The Time [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Essex Book Festival:Anthony Bailey – Rembrandt’s House [Talk] 7pm
The Silk Road – DJs Prince aka Nod + DJ Swoosh [Music] 8pm
The Waiting Room – Relaunch Night. The return of Camulous Allstars: Grumb + Steve Cook + Rev Wright + Stevee Beatz + DJ Desire [Music] 5pm
Three Wise Monkeys (Top Floor) – Souled Out: A night of Funk, Soul, Rare Groove & Classic Hip Hop [Music] 9pm
Tribal Nightclub – Disturb Launch Night: Dom Northover + Ben Kanaris + Lewis Waltham + Callum Lecomte + Reece O’Connor + George Ripton + Pearce Stewart + Joe Coules [Music] 9pm
Twisters Bar – DJ Sean Rigby [Music] 9pm
V Bar – Friday Night DJ [Live Music] 8pm

Saturday 28th March
Colchester Arts Centre – Variety Night [Event] 6.30pm
Colchester Institute (Swinburne Hall) – The Addams Family-A New Musical [Theatre] 7.30pm
Colchester Roman Circus Centre and Site – Opening Day [Event] 10am
Firstsite – Carla Zaccagnini: Elements of Beauty [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite – The Parliament of Things [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite (Learning Spaces) – Free Family Saturday for families with children from 4-11 years [Kids] 11am + 2pm
Firstsite (Learning Studios) – Y.A.P. Young Arty People for young people aged 11-14 years [Kids] 12pm
Firstsite (Auditorium and Learning Studio A) – Y.A.P. Skateboards, Animals and Art [Kids] 12pm
Headgate Theatre – KATS presents Disney’s Aladdin Jr [Theatre] 7.30pm
Hollytrees Museum (The Bernard Mason Gallery) – Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – Bouncers [Theatre] 7.30pm
Roberts Bar – 70s to 90s 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
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – The Unmistakable Scent of Leopard present Best Friends Club [Event] 7.30pm
The Bull – Pop Gun [Live Music] 10pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Sons of Boudicca [Live Music] 9.45pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Karen Densham: Form and Dysfunction [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Townley & Bradby: Everything, All At Once, All The Time [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Essex Book Festival: Adrian May – The Ballad of Brian Bird and John Ball [Talk] 7pm
The Silk Road – DJs Darrell Smith + Les Broughton + DJ Prince Yurgunda [Music] 8pm
The Waiting Room – Essex Book Festival: Borough Brunch [Talk] 10.30am
The Waiting Room – Colchester Knitterati Afternoon [Meetup] 1.30pm
Tribal Nightclub – Sumo Beatz: Heist’s Birthday Bash [Music] 9pm
Twisters Bar – Of All Time with Ben Howard + Sam Leppard [Music] 9pm
University of Essex (Frango’s) – Mini Bounce [Music] 11pm
V Bar – Saturday Night DJ [Music] 8pm
Wivenhoe Rose and Crown – Intermission Blues Band [Live Music] 8pm

Sunday 29th March
Colchester – Colchester Half Marathon [Event] 9am
Colchester Arts Centre – The Vinyl Sessions – Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon [Music] 12.30pm
Colchester Arts Centre – Young Guns + Blitz Kids [Live Music] 7.30pm
Firstsite – Carla Zaccagnini: Elements of Beauty [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite – The Parliament of Things [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite (Auditorium) – Citizen Kane (1941) [Film] 2pm
Marks Tey Parish Hall – Colchester Jazz Club: Kevin Grenfell’s Jazz Giants [Live Music] 7.15pm
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – Clog Dance Rehearsals [Dance] 11am
The Artillery Man (The Tilly) – Open Mic Night (hosted by Theo Pearce) [Live Music] 8.30pm
Victoria Inn – Jez Hellard Trio [Live Music] 5.30pm

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