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

Saturday 9th June
15 Queen Street – Colchester Poetry presents Poetry Open Mic Night [Poetry] 8pm
CO1 Cafe – A Vintage Experience 10am
Colchester Arts Centre – 27th Colchester Real and Cider Festival (feat The Scoobs at 8.30pm) [Beer] 12pm
firstsite – News from Nowhere [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Unravelling Threads [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Learning Spaces) – Comics from Nowhere (for families up to 11 years old) [Kids] 11am
firstsite (Learning Spaces) – National Knit in Public Day with Knit Cinema [Craft] 11am
Hollytrees Museum – Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel [Theatre] 8pm
Mercury Theatre (Digby Gallery) – Daphne Sandham: From Greyfriars [Exhibition] 10am
Roberts Live Lounge – 80s/90s Night with DJ Buzby [Music] 8pm
Silk Road – We Play House: DJs Luk OC + Dom Thomas + Holt Blackheath [Music] 9pm
Slack Space – Open 6 [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space – Creative Challenge: Crochet Covered Pebbles led by Kirsty Warren [Craft] 11am
The Bull – Rekovered [Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – The 80s Silent Disco with DJs Ben Howard + Huffle [Music] 10pm
The Judge and Jury – TBA [Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Colchester Fine Art Open 2012 – Visions of East Anglia [Exhibition] 10am
Tin Pan Alley – The Midnight Barbers + The Bow Street Runners + Ska2-D2 [Music] 9pm
Tribal Underground – TBA [Music] 8pm
Twisters – DJ Sam Leppard [Music] 8pm
V Bar – The Party with DJ Yoshi [Music] 8pm
Vallies Lounge – Swagger Saturday with DJ Steffy (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm

Sunday 10th June
firstsite – News from Nowhere [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Unravelling Threads [Exhibition] 11am
firstsite (Auditorium) – Picturehouse Screen Arts – The Cunning Little Vixen [Film] 6.30pm
Hollytrees Museum
– Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space – Clog Dance Rehearsals [Dance] 11.30am
Stanway Rovers Football Club – Colchester Jazz Club: Goff Dubber Dixieland Express [Music] 7pm
Victoria Inn – Jamie Williams & The Roots Collective [Music] 5pm