What’s on in Colchester this weekend as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool
Friday 8th, Saturday 9th, Sunday 10th February

Friday 8th February
Art Exchange (University of Essex) – Emma Hart: M20 Death Drives [Exhibition] 11am
Art Exchange (University of Essex) – The Jim Ede Collections: Afred Wallis’ Ships and Boats [Exhibition] 11am
Colchester Arts Centre – Katherine Ryan: Nature’s Candy [Comedy] 8pm
Digby Gallery (Mercury Theatre) – Great Bentley Art Club [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Auditorium) – Airlock Films (programmed by Y.A.K): Brave [Film] 5pm
firstsite – Nigel Henderson and Eduardo Paolozzi: Hammer Prints Limited 1945-1975 [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Karmadavis: Art, Justice, Transition [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Lakeside Theatre – The Woyzek [Theatre] 7.30pm
Lakeside Theatre – THE HOOK (Lakeside Theatre’s Open Mic Night) [Music/Poetry] 9pm
Level Best Art Café – The Colchester Collection by David McAllister [Exhibition] 9am
Mercury Theatre – Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen [Live Music] 7.30pm
Mercury Theatre (Studio) – Sikes and Nancy by Charles Dickens [Theatre] 7.45pm
Roberts Live Lounge – Contraband [Live Music] 9pm
Slack Space – Memories: A Celebration of Visual and Performance Art [Exhibition] 11.30am
Slack Space – Piano Friday [Music] 11.30am
Slack Space – Come and Sing with the Hythe Community Choir [Music] 7pm
St Martin’s Church – Understar Cinema presents The Usual Suspects [Film] 7pm
St Mary’s Church (Wivenhoe) – Gilad Atzmon and the Orient House Ensemble [Live Music] 7pm
Stoke By Nayland Golf Club – Fleece Jazz: Walter Smith III Quartet [Live Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Snake Oil [Live Music] 7pm
The Bull – Squeal [Live Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – The Raging Bull presents Slow Life + The Faceless Dolls + Denial Twist [Live Music] 8pm
The Foresters Arms – Alex Yeandle + Rockin Gerry + Clare Hamlin [Live Music] 8.30pm
The Hole in The Wall – Darkshaft + Jotnarr + The Projectionist [Live Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Groundbound: Desmond Brett [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Visual Genetics, Human and Animal: Ron Sims [Exhibition] 10am
The Twist – Alien Nation Live: Reachback + Your Army + Trash Monroe [Live Music] 8pm
Tin Pan Alley – Down In The Fourth + Hi Jack [Live Music] 9pm
Tribal Underground – Free Party [Music] 8pm
Twisters – High Fidelity with DJs Ben Howard + Roachie [Music] 9pm
University of Essex (LTB 10) – Cine10: Fight Club [Film] 7pm
University of Essex (Sub Zero) – Flirt! [Music] 11pm
V Bar – [Music] 8pm
Vallies Lounge – Famous on Friday’s with DJ Cheryl Taylor (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm

Saturday 9th February
15 Queen Street – Colchester Poetry Open Mic [Spoken Word] 8pm
Art Exchange (University of Essex) – Emma Hart: M20 Death Drives [Exhibition] 11am
Art Exchange (University of Essex) – The Jim Ede Collections: Afred Wallis’ Ships and Boats [Exhibition] 11am
Colchester Arts Centre – Carnival Child [Kids] 1.30pm
Colchester Arts Centre – Peacok and Gamble don’t even want to be on telly anyway [Comedy] 8pm
Digby Gallery (Mercury Theatre) – Great Bentley Art Club [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Nigel Henderson and Eduardo Paolozzi: Hammer Prints Limited 1945-1975 [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Karmadavis: Art, Justice, Transition [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Lakeside Theatre – Comedy Central Live: Ali Cook + Paul Chowdhry + Matt Richardson [Comedy] 7.30pm
Mercury Theatre – Think Floyd live in concert [Live Music] 7.30pm
Mercury Theatre (Studio) – Sikes and Nancy by Charles Dickens [Theatre] 7.45pm
Roberts Live Lounge – Go-Go Train: Mod Psych Soul Garage 60s Night with DJ Adi Clark [Music] 8pm
Slack Space – Frequency Theatre Recording Session [Music] 10am
Slack Space – Memories: A Celebration of Visual and Performance Art [Exhibition] 11.30am
Slack Space – Slack Folk [Live Music] 2pm
St Martin’s Church – The Bizarre Bazarr Valnetines Fayre [Market] 10am
Tea & Sympathy – Get Your Geek On with DJ Fettdog (Booking Essential) [Music] 8pm
The Bull – Graffiti [Live Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Gin Street [Live Music] 9.30pm
The Goat and Boot – Earth Girls Are Easy [Live Music] 8.30pm
The Hole in The Wall – Thames Burial + The Crisis Kings + Dismanibus + Arise [Live Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Abbey Potter: Qualia [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Groundbound: Desmond Brett [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Visual Genetics, Human and Animal: Ron Sims [Exhibition] 10am
The Twist – Sedated Sounds: DJs Snide + Dronation + J Stevens + Hayzey [Music] 7pm
Tin Pan Alley – [Live Music] 9pm
Tribal Underground – Mind-Funk presents Newurodriver + A:B:S + Fifties + Wik 2 + Dutch Settlers + Charly Adams + Klommi + Lee Hyland + T Grimirez + Darrell Bruce [Music] 8pm
Twisters – Get Twisted [Music] 8pm
University of Essex (Sub Zero) – Antidote [Music] 10.30pm
V Bar – The Party [Music] 8pm
Vallies Lounge – DJ Barry James’ Saturday Night (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm

Sunday 10th February
Art Exchange (University of Essex) – Emma Hart: M20 Death Drives [Exhibition] 11am
Art Exchange (University of Essex) – The Jim Ede Collections: Afred Wallis’ Ships and Boats [Exhibition] 11am
firstsite – Nigel Henderson and Eduardo Paolozzi: Hammer Prints Limited 1945-1975 [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Karmadavis: Art, Justice, Transition [Exhibition] 10am
Four Aces Radio www.fouracesradio.net – Rev Wright’s Sunday Service with guest Hippy Mick [Radio] 2-4pm
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 11am
Lakeside Theatre – Farm Boy [Theatre] 2pm
Radio Wivenhoe – Live it Up with DJ Ju [Radio] 4-6pm
Slack Space – Clog Dance Rehearsals [Dance] 11.30am
Stanway Rovers Football Club (Hawthorn Suite) – Colchester Jazz Club: The Orginal Eastside Stompers [Live Music] 7pm
The Foresters Arms – Folk Jam [Live Music] 8pm
The Hole in The Wall – Lazy Sunday: Elliot Morris + Jonathan Marriot + Elizabeth Wyatt [Live Music] 6pm
The Artillery Man (The Tilly) – Open Mic Night [Live Music] 7pm
Victoria Inn – [Live Music] 5pm

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