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

Friday 8th May
Colchester Arts Centre – Rob George Foundation Night: Karma + The Graduates + The Fees + Harry Fox + Leef + A Light Left On [Live Music] 7.30pm
Colchester Institute (Swinburne Hall) – Night of 100 Voices [Live Music] 7.30pm
Firstsite – Carla Zaccagnini: Elements of Beauty [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite – The Parliament of Things [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite – Y.A.K presents Yours, Comes Comitis [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite (Auditorium) – Coffee Morning Screening: The Theory Of Everything (2014) [Film] 11.30am
Firstsite (Auditorium) – Screenings for Young People: Nas-Time is Illmatic (2014) [Film] 6pm
Headgate Theatre – Dad’s Army Live [Theatre] 7.45pm
Hollytrees Museum – Colchester Oyster Feast (temporary display) [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum (The Bernard Mason Gallery) – Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – Noises Off [Theatre] 7.30pm
Natural History Museum – Cuckoo Exhibition (temporary display) [Exhibition] 10am
Roberts Bar – Friday Live: Midlife Crisis [Live Music] 9pm
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – Behind The Scenes [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – Piano Friday [Live Music] 11am
Stoke By Nayland Golf Club – Fleece Jazz: Jim Hart’s Cloudmaker Trio [Live Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Park and Ride [Live Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Cadence [Live Music] 10pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Brickhouse Promotions: The Mighty Barbers + Shooty & The Bang Bang + Drop Dead Fred + The Foxglove Company [Live Music] 8pm
The Colchester Gallery – Home Made [Exhibition] 11am
The Foresters Arms – 3’s A Crowd [Live Music] 8.30pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Karen Densham: Form and Dysfunction [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Jugg Art Foundation [Exhibition] 10am
The Octagon Gallery – An Exhibition of Paintings by Claire Heaton [Exhibition] 9am
The Silk Road – DJs Scott Dewing + Prince NOD [Music] 8pm
The Waiting Room – Now That’s What I Call Cheese 1 [Music] 8pm
Three Wise Monkeys (Top Floor) – Polly Violet Collective + The Castro’s + Nick Town [Live Music] 8pm
Tribal Nightclub – CRKD: Adam Clark & Ian Clark + Lewis Waltham & Callum Lecomte + Conner Hughes + Joey Hales + North Westgate [Music] 8pm
Trotters Bar – Adam Ferretti [Live Music] 7pm
Twisters Bar – Resident DJs [Music] 9pm
University of Essex (Sub Zero) – Bounce [Music] 11pm
V Bar – Friday Night DJ [Live Music] 8pm

Saturday 9th May
Colchester Arts Centre – The Levellers *SOLD OUT* [Live Music] 7.30pm
Firstsite – Carla Zaccagnini: Elements of Beauty [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite – The Parliament of Things [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite – Y.A.K presents Yours, Comes Comitis [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite (Learning Spaces) – Free Family Saturday for families with children from 4-11 years [Kids] 11am + 2pm
Firstsite (Auditorium) – Artist Talk: Carla Zaccagnini in conversation with Pablo Leon de la Barra [Talk] 2.30pm
Firstsite (Auditorium) – Northern Soul Film Screening (2014) and Soul Night with DJ [Event] 9pm
Headgate Theatre – Dad’s Army Live [Theatre] 7.45pm
Hollytrees Museum – Colchester Oyster Feast (temporary display) [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum (The Bernard Mason Gallery) – Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – Noises Off [Theatre] 7.30pm
Natural History Museum – Cuckoo Exhibition (temporary display) [Exhibition] 10am
Roberts Bar – 80s & 90s Night [Music] 8pm
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – Behind The Scenes [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space @ The Old Police Station – Slack Folk: Sally Theobald + The Wheres Spot Band + Tom & Emma Hardy + Grasshopper + Dave Rado [Live Music] 2pm
Stoke By Nayland Golf Club – Live It Up: Mark Nevern + Ju + Floyd + Kerry Nolan [Music] 6pm
The Bull – Wyatt’s Band [Live Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – The Rising [Live Music] 10pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Zoo Nights presents Hobo Chang + The Kubricks + Creme De Chèvre [Live Music] 8.30pm
The Colchester Gallery – Home Made [Exhibition] 11am
The Minories Art Gallery – Karen Densham: Form and Dysfunction [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Jugg Art Foundation [Exhibition] 10am
The Octagon Gallery – An Exhibition of Paintings by Claire Heaton [Exhibition] 9am
The Silk Road – DJs Scott Dewing + Prince NOD + Darrell Smith + Theodoros Lambrou [Music] 8pm
Twisters Bar – Resident DJ [Music] 9pm
University of Essex (Sub Zero) – Beach Party [Music] 11pm
V Bar – Saturday Night DJ [Music] 8pm

Sunday 10th May
Firstsite – Carla Zaccagnini: Elements of Beauty [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite – The Parliament of Things [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite – Y.A.K presents Yours, Comes Comitis [Exhibition] 10am
Firstsite (Auditorium) – World Cinema Series: Himalaya (1999) [Film] 2pm
Marks Tey Parish Hall – Colchester Jazz Club: Barry Palser’s ‘X’ Factor New Orleans Jazz Band [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
The Foresters Arms – Euro Folk Session (hosted by Tom Hardy) [Live Music] 8pm
Victoria Inn – Ragged String Band [Live Music] 5.30pm

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