What’s on in Colchester this weekend as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool
Friday 21st September, Saturday 22nd September, Sunday 23rd September

Friday 21st September
15 Queen Street – Creative Writing Workshop with Sarah Banham [Workshop] 6.30pm
Colchester Arts Centre – Julian Clary: Position Vacant, Apply Within -Warm Up Show *SOLD OUT* [Comedy] 7.30pm
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) – Airlock Films: Sherlock Homes programmed by Y.A.K [Film] 5pm
Hollytrees Museum – Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – Guys And Dolls [Theatre] 7.30pm
Pat Molloy’s – Voodoo Child [Music] 10pm
Roberts Live Lounge – Music and Words by Lennon and McCartney [Music] 9pm
Slack Space – Beside The Sea (an exhibition by Olivia Reilly + Vikki Walsh) [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space – Beside The Sea workshop: Making Windmills and Beach Balls [Workshop] 6.30pm
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: Trudy Kerr + Geoff Gascoyne [Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Drum [Music] 6.45pm
The Bull – No Excuse [Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Drive Through Therapy + The Manic Shine + This Wicked Tongue + Paper Cages + Polly Haynes [Music] 8pm
The Judge and Jury – Cushti [Music] 8pm
The Purple Dog – Flat Mountain Family [Music] 9pm
Tin Pan Alley – Checkpoint Charlie presents Humanzee + Joely Lees + Eponymous [Music] 8.30pm
Tribal Underground – TBA [Music] 8pm
Twisters – Kill Your Television with resident DJs [Music] 9pm
V Bar – DJ Freddy [Music] 9pm
Vallies Lounge – Famous with DJ Cheryl Taylor (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm

Saturday 22nd September
15 Queen Street – Embroiderers’ Guild [Workshop] 10am
Colchester Arts Centre – Sunset Sessions 2012: Guvna B + Nick Brewer + Franklyn + Dr. J + DJ Mat Format [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) – Artist Talk: Marcus Harvey and Peter Ashton Jones [Talk] 2pm
Hollytrees Museum – Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – Guys And Dolls [Theatre] 2.30pm + 7.30pm
Pat Molloy’s – The Bad Hatters [Music] 9m
Roberts Live Lounge – 70s-00s Night with DJ Phil Terry [Music] 8pm
Slack Space – Beside The Sea (an exhibition by Olivia Reilly + Vikki Walsh) [Exhibition] 11am
The Bull – Under Ether [Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Essex Rocks: The Jelly Cats + Dirty Feeling + Swivelman [Music] 8pm
The Goat and Boot – Half Ton Man [Music] 9pm
The Judge and Jury – TBA [Music] 8pm
The Twist – Strictly Underground: DJ Quicklung + Baska + Rev Wright + Blunt + Vinny [Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Art for Colchester [Exhibition] 10am
The Old New Inn Pub – Marz Harley [Music] 8.30pm
Tin Pan Alley
– The Grenadiers [Music] 9pm
Tribal Underground – TBA [Music] 10pm
Twisters – DJ Sam Leppard [Music] 8pm
V Bar – The Party with DJ Yoshi [Music] 8pm
Vallies Lounge – Bang Tidy with DJ Chris Reardon (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm

Sunday 23rd September
15 Queen Street – Horror Make Up Workshop [Workshop] 3pm
Colchester Arts Centre – Martin Newell’s Golden Afternoon 10 with special guests Girl Dubois + The Corner Laughters [Music + Poetry] 1.30pm
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 – Dinky Disco: A disco for chldren aged under 3. With DJ Stereofreakz [Exhibition] 2pm
firstsite – Club Dinky: A disco for chldren aged 3-5. With DJ Stereofreakz [Exhibition] 3.30pm
firstsite (auditorium) – Perceval le Gallois (Anthea Hamilton Film Selection) [Film] 3pm
Hollytrees Museum – Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space – Clog Dance Rehearsals [Dance] 11.30am
Stanway Rovers Football Club – Colchester Jazz Club: Gambit Jazzmen [Music] 7pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Art for Colchester [Exhibition] 10am
The Tilly – Open Mic Night [Music] 7pm
Victoria Inn
– Pirate Day! Roy Mette and Triangle [Music] 5pm