What’s on in Colchester this weekend as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool
Friday 14th September, Saturday 15th September, Sunday 16th September

Friday 14th September
Colchester Arts Centre – East Anglia’s Childrens Hospice (EACH) Fashion Show [Fashion] 6pm
Colchester Castle Museum – Treasures of China [Exhibition] 10am
Curve Bar – A Night of Pure Salsa with DJ Carlos [Dance] 9pm
firstsite – Anthea Hamilton: Sorry I’m Late [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Humphrey Jennings: Painting, Collage, Film [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Siron Franco Suspicious Story [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (auditorium) – YAK event: Run Fat Boy Run [Film] 5.30pm
Hollytrees Museum – Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – Back To Broadway: The Specatular Musical of Musical [Music] 7.30pm
Mercury Theatre – Hard Places by Farhad Sorabjee [Theatre] 7.45pm
Roberts Live Lounge – The Outlaws [Music] 9pm
Slack Space – Beside The Sea (an exhibition by Olivia Reilly + Vikki Walsh) [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space – Slackwave: Free Improv Music for both musicians and non-musicians [Music] 5pm
Slack Space – Piano Friday [Music] 11.30am
Stoke By Nayland Golf Club – Fleece Jazz: Sarah Jane Morris [Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Park and Ride [Music] 6.45pm
The Bull – Circa Fall [Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Raging Bull presents Marner Brown + Videotapes + Buzzards [Music] 8pm
The Judge and Jury – TBA [Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Colchester and Tendring Open Studios Showcase [Exhibition] 10am
The Twist – Mama Kittens Blazing Circus! Benjamin Bloom + Ska-Pa + Dangers Close [Burlesque] 8.30pm
Tin Pan Alley – Rak + Buddy Lee Dickens + Catrinas [Music] 8.30pm
Tribal Underground – TBA [Music] 8pm
Twisters – Battle of The DJs: Sam Leppard + Sean Rigby [Music] 9pm
V Bar – DJ Freddy [Music] 9pm
Vallies Lounge – Famous with DJ Cheryl Taylor (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm
Wivehnoe Royal British Legion – Quayside Sessions 1: Drum + Secret Jane + Under The Stairs [Music] 7pm

Saturday 15th September
15 Queen Street – Fantasy Flowers [Art] 10am
CO1 Café – Vintage Sale [Market] 10am
Colchester Arts Centre – Weasel in a Teacup presents The Autumn Art Market [Market] 10am
Colchester Arts Centre – Andy Fairweather Low and The Lowriders [Music] 8pm
Colchester Castle Museum – Treasures of China [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Anthea Hamilton: Sorry I’m Late [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Humphrey Jennings: Painting, Collage, Film [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Siron Franco Suspicious Story [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (auditorium) – Michel Rémy Lecture: Humphrey Jennings’ Forest of Signs [Talk] 3pm
firstsite (auditorium) – Classical Divas [Music] 7.30pm
Headgate Theatre – AcoustiCity: Steve Ashley + Verao [Music] 7.45pm
Hollytrees Museum – Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – Dame Jenni Murray OBE [Talk] 7.30pm
Mercury Theatre – Hard Places by Farhad Sorabjee [Theatre] 2.45pm + 7.45pm
Roberts Live Lounge – 70s/80s Night with DJ Simon Lewis [Music] 8pm
Silk Road – We Play House: DJs Luke OC + DomThomas + Chis NewMan C [Music] 9pm
Slack Space – Beside The Sea (an exhibition by Olivia Reilly + Vikki Walsh) [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space – Beside The Sea family workshop – Making Postcards [Workshop] 2pm
The Bull – Beagles [Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Silent Disco with DJ Jeff Scott + Graham Good [Music] 10pm
The Goat and Boot – Short People [Music] 9pm
The Judge and Jury – The Lick Live: Abandon The Faith + Hail The Empire + DJs Rev + Ox + Hell Yeah + Griz [Music] 8pm
The Twist – Reggae, Ska and Dub Night with New Town Kings DJs Tommie M + Roachie + Rob [Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Colchester and Tendring Open Studios Showcase [Exhibition] 10am
Tin Pan Alley – TBA [Music] 9pm
Tribal Underground – TBA [Music] 10pm
Twisters – Off All Time with DJ Gilly + Ben Howard [Music] 8pm
V Bar – The Party with DJ Yoshi [Music] 8pm
Vallies Lounge – Bang Tidy with DJ Chris Reardon (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm

Sunday 16th September
15 Queen Street – Horror Make Up Workshop [Workshop] 3pm
Colchester Castle Museum – Treasures of China [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Anthea Hamilton: Sorry I’m Late [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Humphrey Jennings: Painting, Collage, Film [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] 11am
Rowhedge Village Hall – Rowhedge Film Society: Dreams of a Life [Film] 7.30pm
Slack Space – Clog Dance Rehearsals [Dance] 11.30am
Stanway Rovers Football Club – Colchester Jazz Club: John Shillito’s Select Six [Music] 7pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Colchester and Tendring Open Studios Showcase [Exhibition] 10am
Victoria Inn – Vixation (Acoustic Set) [Music] 5pm