What’s on in Colchester this weekend as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool
Friday 5th, Saturday 6th, Sunday 7th April

Friday 5th April
Colchester Arts Centre – Colchester Farmers Market [Market] 9.30am
Colchester Arts Centre – The Laughter Zone: Marlon Davis + Luke Toulson + Special Guest [Comedy] 8pm
Digby Gallery (Mercury Theatre) – The Splinter Art Group – Images of the Human Form [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Richard Hughes: Time is over, time has come + Humphrey Spender: London Photographs [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Jim Ede Collection [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – The Hired Man by Melvyn Bragg and Howard Goodall [Theatre] 7.30pm
Mercury Theatre (Studio) – Island [Theatre] 6pm
Roberts Live Lounge – Ready Steady Go [Live Music] 9pm
Slack Space – Musical Masterpieces: Geoff Lawrence’s Photographic Record of the Colchester Music Scene 1978 – 2013 [Exhibition] 11.30am
Slack Space – Open 9 [Exhibition] 11.30am
Slack Space – Piano Friday [Music] 11.30am
Stoke By Nayland Golf Club – Fleece Jazz: Stan Tracey Trio [Live Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Matt Selley [Live Music] 7pm
The Bull – 80s 2 90s Rock Band [Live Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Surfquake [Live Music] 8.30pm
The Foresters Arms – Abbey Road [Live Music] 8.30pm
The Hole in The Wall – Chase The Enemy + Silent Divide + Losing Limits [Live Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Between Photography : Noel Myles and James Maturin-Baird [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Mountains of the Mind [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Groundbound: Desmond Brett [Exhibition] 10am
The Twist – Club Cabaret [Live Music] 8pm
Tin Pan Alley – Down In The Fourth [Live Music] 9pm
Tribal Underground – TribalFridays Presents: Alternate Bass [Music] 8pm
Twisters – High Fidelity with Ben Howard + Animal Noise DJ Set [Music] 9pm
V Bar – DJ Yoshi [Music] 8pm
Vallies Lounge – Famous on Friday’s with DJ Cheryl Taylor (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm

Saturday 6th April
15 Queen Street – Embroiderers’ Guild: Goldwork [Workshop] 10am
15 Queen Street – Knitting Drop In [Meetup] 2pm
Colchester Arts Centre – Boothby Graffoe: Nomad, No Sane Either… [Comedy] 8pm
Digby Gallery (Mercury Theatre) – The Splinter Art Group – Images of the Human Form [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Richard Hughes: Time is over, time has come + Humphrey Spender: London Photographs [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Jim Ede Collection [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – The Hired Man by Melvyn Bragg and Howard Goodall [Theatre] 7.30pm
Mercury Theatre (Studio) – Island [Theatre] 2.45pm + 6pm
Roberts Live Lounge – Soul & Boogie with DJ Simon Lewis [Music] 8pm
Slack Space – Creative Dance Workshop for Children aged 18-12 [Workshop] 11am
Slack Space – Musical Masterpieces: Geoff Lawrence’s Photographic Record of the Colchester Music Scene 1978 – 2013 [Exhibition] 11.30am
Slack Space – Open 9 [Exhibition] 11.30am
Slack Space – Tango at Slack Space [Dance] 2pm
Slack Space – Alt Karaoke 7 [Music] 8pm
Tea & Sympathy – Felt Making Workshop [Workshop] 1.30pm
The Bull – The Fabulous Feedback Band [Live Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – The Silent Disco: Ben Howard v The Raging Bull DJs [Live Music] 9.30pm
The Goat and Boot – Hat Check Honeys [Live Music] 8.30pm
The Hole in The Wall – Seasons Collide + Fallen Apollo + The Eternal Oppression [Live Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Between Photography : Noel Myles and James Maturin-Baird [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Mountains of the Mind [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Groundbound: Desmond Brett [Exhibition] 10am
The Twist – The Duel + The Tickturds *GIG CANCELLED* [Live Music] 8pm
Tin Pan Alley – Rhiannon Mair + Ady Johnson + Antonio Lulic [Live Music] 9pm
Tribal Underground – Fump: Evil Eddie Richards + A Man Like Ju + Andy Moore + James O’Connell [Music] 8pm
Twisters – Get Twisted [Music] 8pm
V Bar – The Party [Music] 8pm
Vallies Lounge – DJ Barry James’ Saturday Night (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm

Sunday 7th April
15 Queen Street – Colchester Ensemble [Meetup] 2pm
Colchester Arts Centre – Jazz at The Movies [Live Music] 8pm
firstsite – Richard Hughes: Time is over, time has come + Humphrey Spender: London Photographs [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Jim Ede Collection [Exhibition] 10am
Four Aces Radio www.fouracesradio.net – Rev Wright’s Sunday Service with Greg Blackman [Radio] 4-6pm
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 11am
Radio Wivenhoe www.radiowivenhoe.co.uk – Live It Up with DJ Ju [Radio] 4-6pm
Slack Space – Clog Dance Rehearsals [Dance] 11.30am
Marks Tey Parish Hall – Colchester Jazz Club: George (Kid) Tideman’s All Stars [Live Music] 7pm
The Artillery Man (The Tilly) – Open Mic Night [Live Music] 7pm
The Foresters Arms – Folk Jam [Live Music] 8pm
The Hole in The Wall – Lazy Sunday: Rob The Liar  *GIG CANCELLED* [Live Music] 6pm
The Hole in The Wall – Lazy Sunday: Liz Wyatt + Stacey Foley [Live Music] 6pm
Tribal Underground – STOMP: Coleys Birthday Edition [Music] 11am
Victoria Inn – Two Man Ting [Live Music] 5pm

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