What’s on in Colchester this weekend as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool
Friday 19th, Saturday 20th, Sunday 21st April

Friday 19th April
15 Queen Street – Creative Writing event: How to fall in love with your main character [Meetup] 7pm
Colchester Arts CentreCOLCHESTER COMEDY FESTIVAL: Laurence Clark – Inspired [Comedy] 7.30pm
Digby Gallery (Mercury Theatre) – Clare Sams: Knitted Narratives [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)COLCHESTER COMEDY FESTIVAL: I’m Alright Jack [Film] 7.30pm
Headgate Theatre – An Evening of French Music with Timothy Tittensor [Theatre] 7.45pm
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury TheatreCOLCHESTER COMEDY FESTIVAL: A One Man Protest [Theatre] 7.30pm
Roberts Live Lounge – The Company [Live Music] 9pm
Slack Space – Alchemy 3 [Exhibition] 11.30am
Slack Space – Piano Friday [Music] 11.30am
Slack Space – International Classic Film Club: F.W.Murnau “Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans” (1927) [Film] 7,30pm
Stoke By Nayland Golf Club – Fleece Jazz: Ed Jones [Live Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – DRUM [Live Music] 7pm
The Bull – Matt White and The Emulsions [Live Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Drive Through Therapy + Newtons Apple + Ordinary Noise + The Catrinas + Polly Haynes [Live Music] 7pm
The Foresters Arms – Band Of Fools + Sally Theobald [Live Music] 8pm
The Hole in The Wall – The Violet Bones + Denial Twist + The Ends + The Vitamins [Live Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – PARTY ON! chatwin – martin [Exhibition] 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 Waiting RoomCOLCHESTER COMEDY FESTIVAL: Colchester New Comedian Of The Year Heat 2 [Comedy] 7.30pm
Tin Pan Alley – Hoof! [Live Music] 9pm
Twisters – Funk, Soul, Disco Night with DJs Sam Leppard + Sean Rigby [Music] 9pm
V Bar – Benjamin Bloom + Joe Boyd + Beth White & The Colourtones + DJ Radshaw [Live Music] 8pm
Vallies Lounge – Famous on Friday’s with DJ Cheryl Taylor (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm

Saturday 20th April
Colchester Arts CentreCOLCHESTER COMEDY FESTIVAL: James Campbell’s Comedy For Kids *SOLD OUT* [Kids] 1.30pm
Colchester Arts CentreCOLCHESTER COMEDY FESTIVAL: Lorraine Bowen’s Polyester Fiesta [Comedy] 7.30pm
Digby Gallery (Mercury Theatre) – Clare Sams: Knitted Narratives [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)COLCHESTER COMEDY FESTIVAL: Johnny English [Film] 7.30pm
Headgate Theatre – Trumpets and Other Things with Bill Houghton [Live Music] 7.30pm
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury TheatreCOLCHESTER COMEDY FESTIVAL: A One Man Protest [Theatre] 2.30pm + 7.30pm
Roberts Live Lounge – 70s & 80s Night with DJ Buzby [Music] 8pm
Slack Space – Alchemy 3 [Exhibition] 11.30am
Slack Space – Tea with Lady Breakneck: A Victorian Fiction in Science – episodes 1&2 [Theatre] 6pm
The Bull – Grafitti [Live Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Buster James Band [Live Music] 9.30pm
The Goat and Boot – Blunderz [Live Music] 8.30pm
The Hole in The Wall – Dismanibus + Lunar Viscera + The Crisis Kings [Live Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – PARTY ON! chatwin – martin [Exhibition] 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 Twist – N-Joi (Live PA + DJ Set) + SW1 + Cyberdog + Worzal + Quicklung + Andy Burr [Music] 7.30pm
The Waiting RoomCOLCHESTER COMEDY FESTIVAL: Are You The Police? No Ma’am, We’re Musicians – The Blues Brothers Party [Comedy] 7.30pm
Tin Pan Alley – The Bad Hatters Band + The Occupants [Live Music] 9pm
Twisters – DJ Sam Leppard [Music] 8pm
V Bar – DJ Freddy [Music] 8pm
Vallies Lounge – DJ Barry James’ Saturday Night (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm

Sunday 21st April
Colchester Arts CentreCOLCHESTER COMEDY FESTIVAL: Andrew O’Neill Is Easily Distracted [Comedy] 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
firstsite (Auditorium)COLCHESTER COMEDY FESTIVAL: This Is Spinal Tap [Film] 7.30pm
Four Aces Radio www.fouracesradio.net – Rev Wright’s Sunday Service [Radio] 4-6pm
Headgate Theatre – Jazz at The Headgate: Aurora Voices + Jazz Friends [Live Music] 7pm
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 11am
Radio Wivenhoe www.radiowivenhoe.co.uk – Live It Up with A Man Like Ju [Radio] 4-6pm
Slack Space – Clog Dance Rehearsals [Dance] 11.30am
Marks Tey Parish Hall – Colchester Jazz Club: Mike Barry’s New Uptown Gang [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: George King + The Crossfires [Live Music] 6pm
The Waiting RoomCOLCHESTER COMEDY FESTIVAL: Comedy Workshop [Comedy] 12pm
The Waiting RoomCOLCHESTER COMEDY FESTIVAL: Comedy Revolve – A Night of Comedy Vinyl [Comedy] 7.30pm
Victoria Inn – TBA [Live Music] 5pm

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