What’s on in Colchester this weekend as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool
Friday 12th, Saturday 13th, Sunday 14th April

Friday 12th April
Colchester Arts Centre – Bourgeois & Maurice: Sugartits [Comedy] 8pm
Digby Gallery (Mercury Theatre) – The Splinter Art Group – Images of the Human Form [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Auditorium) – Day-Dream Cinema: Untouchable (For new parents to attend with babies under 1 year old) [Film] 11am
firstsite (Auditorium) – Airlock Films (programmed by Y.A.K): The Amazing Superman [Film] 5pm
firstsite – Richard Hughes: Time is over, time has come + Humphrey Spender: London Photographs [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Jim Ede Collection [Exhibition] 10am
Headgate Theatre – The Country Wife by William Wycherley [Theatre] 7.45pm
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – T.Rextasy: I Love To Boogie [Live Music] 7.30pm
Riverlodge – Electr[o]cracy [Music] 8pm
Roberts Live Lounge – Spooky [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
Slack Space – The Gift of Sound and Vision [Live Art] 7,30pm
Stoke By Nayland Golf Club – Fleece Jazz: The Lyric Ensemble [Live Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Stripped To The Bone [Live Music] 7pm
The Bull – Voodoo Child [Live Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Raging Bull presents Warm Winters + White Bone Rattle + Catrinas [Live Music] 8pm
The Foresters Arms – Vinyl Night [Music] 8.30pm
The Hole in The Wall – HOOF + 5 String Drop Out Band + Dirty Feeling [Live Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Between Photography : Noel Myles and James Maturin-Baird [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Groundbound: Desmond Brett [Exhibition] 10am
Tin Pan Alley – The Lucky Strikes + JoJo Burgess & Joel Fisk + Owen Williams + Last Born Unicorn [Live Music] 9pm
Tribal Underground – TribalFridays Presents: Our House 04 [Music] 8pm
Twisters – DJ Sam Leppard [Music] 9pm
V Bar – DJ Freddy [Live Music] 8pm
Vallies Lounge – Famous on Friday’s with DJ Cheryl Taylor (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm

Saturday 13th April
15 Queen Street – Colchester Poetry presents The Open Mic [Poetry] 7.30pm
Colchester Arts Centre – Hiccup Theatre Presents Rumplestiltskin [Kids] 1.30pm
Colchester Arts Centre – Lee Hurst: To Scared To Leave The House *SOLD OUT* [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
firstsite (Auditorium) – Saturday Family Film: Howls Moving Castle [Film] 3pm
Headgate Theatre – The Country Wife by William Wycherley [Theatre] 7.45pm
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – Michael J Fitch: The Magician Returns [Theatre] 2.30m + 7.30pm
Roberts Live Lounge – Scootz: Retro Mod Ska Northern Soul Indie Night with DJ Adi Clark [Music] 8pm
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 – SlackFolk: Ben Miles + Fred Slattern + Geoff Williams + Scott Simmons + Bob Tracey & The Medlars [Live Music] 2pm
The Bull – The Super Unknowns [Live Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – The Racketeers [Live Music] 9.30pm
The Foresters Arms – Traditional Folk Night (hosted by Tom Hardy) [Live Music] 5pm
The Goat and Boot – Earth Girls Are Easy [Live Music] 8.30pm
The Hole in The Wall – Sons Of Merrick + Goat Monsoon + Galactic Octopus [Live Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Spring Art & Design Fair [Fair] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Between Photography : Noel Myles and James Maturin-Baird [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Groundbound: Desmond Brett [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – PARTY ON! chatwin – martin [Exhibition] Tin Pan Alley – Jupiter Ray [Live Music] 9pm
Tribal Underground – Sumo Beatz Presents Grooverider [Music] 8pm
Twisters – Saturday Night with DJ Gilly and Ben Howard [Music] 8pm
V Bar – The Party [Music] 8pm
Vallies Lounge – DJ Barry James’ Saturday Night (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm

Sunday 14th April
Colchester Arts Centre – Pere Ubu + Gagarin + Variety Lights + The Dead Rat Orchestra [Live Music] 7pm
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 Jamie Irrelevant [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
Radio Wivenhoe www.radiowivenhoe.co.uk – Sundays Down Memory Lane with DJ Gilly [Radio] 7-9pm
RampRage – Porcupine Kiss + Chase The Enemy + Machine Gun Men + Swivelman [Live Music] 7pm
Slack Space – Clog Dance Rehearsals [Dance] 11.30am
Marks Tey Parish Hall – Colchester Jazz Club: Red Beans n Rice [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: Liz Wyatt + Stacey Foley [Live Music] 6pm
Victoria Inn – Jamie Williams and The Roots Collective [Live Music] 5pm

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