What’s on in Colchester this weekend as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool
Friday 2nd November, Saturday 3rd November, Sunday 4th November

Friday 2nd November
Art Exchange (University of Essex) – Graphology [Exhibition] 11am
Colchester Arts Centre – Colchester Farmers Market [Market] 9.30am
Colchester Castle Museum – Treasures of China [Exhibition] 10am
Curve Bar (Downstairs) – 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: Captain America (programmed by Y.A.K) [Film] 5pm
firstsite – Late Night Opening: Turn Up Late [Exhibition] 7pm
Headgate Theatre – The Untapped Writers: Write Way Up [Spoken Word/Music] 7.30pm
Hollytrees Museum – Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – Top Girls by Caryl Churchill [Theatre] 7.30pm
Mercury Theatre (Digby Gallery) – Long Exposure: a solo exhibition of illustration work by Mary Pullen [Exhibition] 10am
Octagon Gallery – Anglian Rambles: an exhibition by Phil Brew [Exhibition] 8am
Roberts Live Lounge – Fraud [Live Music] 9pm
Slack Space – The Art of Well Being (curated by Clive Wakefield) [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space – Piano Friday [Live Music] 11.30am
Slack Space – Slackwave: Free Improv Music for both musicians and non-musicians [Live Music] 5pm
Stoke By Nayland Golf Club – Fleece Jazz: Tim Lapthorn with Bobby Wellins [Live Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Toby Watson [Live Music] 6.45pm
The Bull – Dirty Wafer [Live Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Arc Angels present Gig for Guide Dogs featuring Thirsty Work [Live Music] 8pm
The Hole in The Wall – Halloween Scream: Fallen Humanity + Foreign Bodies [Live Music] 8pm
The Judge and Jury – Friday Night Live: Animal Noise + Catrinas + Dyonisus + DJ Rev [Live Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Alison Stockmarr: Theatre of Thoughts [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Michael Smee: Through a Glass Darkly [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Sonya Todd: Illustrating Fashion [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – The Lone Sweeper 2pm
The Minories Art Gallery– Late Night Opening featuring Bill Drummond’s performance lecture ‘ ‘How I Became a Super Hero’ 6pm
The Old New Inn – Chester [Live Music] 8pm
The Twist – Burlesk, Magik and Musik: Melton Mowbray + The S.M.C + Mamma’s Kittens Burlesque + Cherri Fatale [Music] 8.30pm Tin Pan Alley – Leech Promotion presents [Music] 9pm
Tribal Underground – Soundcheck: Huffle + Roachie + Mat Tha Hat + Seffi B [Music] 8pm
Twisters – Kill Your Television [Music] 8pm
University of Essex (LTB 10) – Cine10: Snow White & The Huntsman [Film] 8pm
University of Essex (Sub Zero) – Flirt! [Music] 11pm
V Bar – DJ Freddy [Music] 9pm
Vallies Lounge – Famous with DJ Cheryl Taylor (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm

Saturday 3rd November

Art Exchange (University of Essex) – Graphology [Exhibition] 12pm
Colchester Arts Centre – The Latin Rhythm Halloween Fancy Dress Fiesta [Dance] 6.30pm
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 (Auditorium) – Sir Christopher Frayling in conversation with Kevin Jackson [Talk] 3pm
Headgate Theatre – The Untapped Writers: Write Way Up [Spoken Word/Music] 7.30pm
Hollytrees Museum – Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – Top Girls by Caryl Churchill [Theatre] 7.30pm
Mercury Theatre (Digby Gallery) – Long Exposure: a solo exhibition of illustration work by Mary Pullen [Exhibition] 10am Roberts Live Lounge – Soul Night with DJs Nick Gunn + Barry Stockwell [Music] 8pm
Silk Road – FreQKlash: Alexis Raphael + Max Chapman [Music] 8pm
Slack Space – The Art of Well Being (curated by Clive Wakefield) [Exhibition] 11am
The Bull – Stalker [Live Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – A Saucerful of Floyd [Live Music] 9.30pm
The Foresters Arms – Buckshee [Live Music] 8pm
The Goat and Boot – TBA [Live Music] 9pm
The Hole in The Wall – Oculus [Live Music] 8pm
The Judge and Jury – TBA [Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Alison Stockmarr: Theatre of Thoughts [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Michael Smee: Through a Glass Darkly [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Sonya Todd: Illustrating Fashion [Exhibition] 10am
The Twist – Flat Mountain Family + Salt Dog [Live Music] 8pm
Tribal Underground – Sumo Beatz Present – The 90s DnB History Lesson with Ray Keith + Heist + Haddow + Deep Elite + Double Gee + Hand-Z [Music] 8pm
Twisters – Get Twisted [Music] 8pm
University of Essex (LTB 10) – Cine10: Five Year Engagement [Film] 8pm
University of Essex (Sub Zero) – Antidote: Blackout Party [Music] 11pm
V Bar – DJ Yoshi [Music] 8pm
Vallies Lounge – Bang Tidy with DJ Chris Reardon (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm

Sunday 4th November
Colchester Arts Centre – Classic Album Club: Sonic Youth – Daydream Nation (1988) [Music] 2pm
Colchester Arts Centre – Chris Allard (The Joe Allard Commission) [Live 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) – Portraits of an Industrious Nation (Part of the Humphrey Jennings Film Season) [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 – Frequency [Music] 10am
Slack Space – Clog Dance Rehearsals [Dance] 11.30am
Stanway Rovers Football Club (Hawthorn Suite) – Colchester Jazz Club: Tony Pitt All Stars [Live Music] 7pm
The Foresters Arms – Folk Jam [Live Music] 8pm
The Hole in The Wall – Unplugged Sunday: Johnno Casson + Philip Marino [Live Music] 8pm
The Tilly – Open Mic Night [Live Music] 7pm
Victoria Inn – Secret Jane + Polly Haynes [Live Music] 5pm

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