What’s on in Colchester this weekend as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool
Friday 17th, Saturday 18th, Sunday 19th May

Friday 17th May
Colchester Arts Centre – No Beer #6: Fuzzy Lights + Slugworth + Out Of The Caves [Live Music] 8pm
Curve Bar (downstairs) – Underground Solution presents Gib’s Party: A celebration of life, love and his favourite music [Music] 8pm
Curve Bar (upstairs) – Move To The Funk: DJs Gilly + Bev Boy + Twedds + Northern Mick + Gem + Sneakers [Music] 8pm
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Jim Ede Collection [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – firstsite at Night: Museums at Night Special Event for families and children aged 5-11 8pm
firstsite (Auditorium) – Picturehouse Screen Arts: James Graham’s This House [Theatre] 7pm
Headgate Theatre – Dreams Of Cronkleton: The Curious World Of The Grymoire [Live Music] 7.30pm
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Lakeside Theatre – THE HOOK (Open Mic Night) [Music/Poetry] 9pm
Lion Walk Church – Essex Book Festival: Barry Cryer and Bob Cryer hosted by Anthony Roberts [Talk] Mercury Theatre – A One Man Protest by Alan Ayckbourn [Theatre] 7.30pm
Red Lion Hotel – Helles Belles! [Burlesque] 9pm
Roberts Live Lounge – Wully Bully [Live Music] 9pm
Slack Space – Wilson Marriage Showcase [Exhibition] 11.30am
Slack Space – Piano Friday [Music] 11.30am
Slack Space – Filmworlds presents Citizen Kane [Film] 8pm
Stoke By Nayland Golf Club – Fleece Jazz: Barb Jungr and Simon Wallace – Stockport to Memphis [Live Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Beth White [Live Music] 7pm
The Bull – The Current [Live Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Double Barrell [Live Music] 8.30pm
The Hole in The Wall – Cattle + Old Man Lizard + Piss Wizard [Live Music] 8pm
The Twist – Kat Kabaret [Live Music] 8pm
Tin Pan Alley – Sick Interest + Jonathan Marriott [Live Music] 9pm
Tribal Underground – Soundcheck [Music] 9pm
Twisters – DJ Sean Rigby [Music] 9pm
University of Essex (Sub Zero) – Flirt! [Music] 11pm
V Bar – DJ Radshaw [Music] 8pm
Vallies Lounge – Famous on Friday’s with DJ Cheryl Taylor (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm

Saturday 18th May
15 Queen Street – Knitting Drop In [Meetup] 2pm
15 Queen Street – DAL12: Áine O’ Dwyer + Languid + JustSomeGuy [Live Music] 7.30pm
Colchester Arts Centre – The Beat + Hobo Chang *SOLD OUT* [Live Music] 8pm
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Jim Ede Collection [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Learning Spaces) – Free Family Saturday for familes with children from 4-11 years [Kids] 11am + 2pm
firstsite (Auditorium) – Saturday Family Film: The Princess Bride [Film] 3pm
Headgate Theatre – Colchester Theatre Group: Theatre Of The Absurd Workshop [Workshop] 2pm
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Lakeside Theatre – Blood: Jean Abreu [Dance] 7.30pm
Mercury Theatre – A One Man Protest by Alan Ayckbourn [Theatre] 2.30pm
Mercury Theatre – A Pageant by Alan Ayckbourn [Theatre] 7.30pm
Roberts Live Lounge – 70s to 00s with DJ Phill Terry [Music] 8pm
Slack Space – Wilson Marriage Showcase [Exhibition] 11.30am
The Bull – Bouncing Off Concrete [Live Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Essex Rocks: Johnny Romance + The Faceless Dolls + Young Claws [Live Music] 8pm
The Goat and Boot – TBA [Live Music] 8.30pm
The Hole in The Wall – Anavae + The Hype Theory + Silent Divide + A World Defined [Live Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Pattern and Belief: Keith Albarn [Exhibition] 10am
Tin Pan Alley – Aimee Pegram [Live Music] 9pm
Twisters Bar – DJ Sam Leppard [Music] 8pm
University of Essex (Sub Zero) – Antidote [Music] 11pm
V Bar – DJ Freddy [Music] 8pm
Vallies Lounge – DJ Barry James’ Saturday Night (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm

Sunday 19th May
Colchester Arts Centre – Classic Album Club: Trans Europe Express (Kraftwerk) [Music] 2pm
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Jim Ede Collection [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Auditorium) – Zombie Nation: Dawn Of The Dead (1978), Day Of The Dead (1985), Land Of The Dead (2005) [Film] 11am
Four Aces Radio www.fouracesradio.net – Rev Wright’s Sunday Service with Cyberdog (Johnnie Fisher) [Radio] 4-6pm
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: Bob Dwyer’s Bix and Pieces [Live Music] 7pm
The Foresters Arms – Folk Jam [Live Music] 8pm
Victoria Inn – TBA [Live Music] 5pm

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