What’s on in Colchester this weekend as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool
Friday 31st May, Saturday 1st June, Sunday 2nd June

Friday 31st May
Colchester Arts Centre – 28th Colchester Real Ale and Cider Festival 12 noon
Curve Bar (upstairs) – Regime: Setra + Dream Mclean + Monster Florence + Twin Peaks + Kasimo + S.Samual + Your Favourite + 24 Vision + Poetic Science + Rissa + Iron Bridge [Music] 8pm
firstsite – Sophie von Hellerman: Elephant in the Room + Edward Bawden: Essex Watercolours [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Jim Ede Collection [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Auditorium) – Magadascar [Film] 3pm
Headgate Theatre – Like her in that film & Shedding Skin by Paul Davies [Theatre] 7.45pm
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Lakeside Theatre Studio – Short Sharp Shock: Three Pinter Plays [Theatre] 7.45pm
Mercury Theatre – The History Boys [Theatre] 7.45pm
Roberts Live Lounge – TBA [Live Music] 9pm
Sky Rooms – Twisted Tempo Presents Switch Twisted [Music] 9.30pm
Slack Space – 3D Design and Craft: Colchester School of Art 2nd Year Degree Course [Exhibition] 11.30am
Slack Space – Piano Friday [Music] 11.30am
Stoke By Nayland Golf Club – Fleece Jazz: Mark Crooks Quartet [Live Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Rhiannon Mair [Live Music] 7pm
The Bull – Mr Spankey and The Hipthrusters [Live Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – The Friday Night House of Blues [Live Music] 8.30pm
The Foresters Arms – The Young Claws + Chris Chamber [Live Music] 8pm
The Hole in The Wall – Phil Jackson + Cameron Scorer + James Eastwood [Live Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Pattern and Belief: Keith Albarn [Exhibition] 10am
Tin Pan Alley – TBA [Live Music] 9pm
Tribal Underground – Play: DJs Kieran Andrews + Callum Hammett + Colab + Luke Currell + Billy Abbott [Music] 8pm
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 1st June
15 Queen Street – Embroiderers’ Guild [Meetup] 10am
Colchester Arts Centre – 28th Colchester Real Ale and Cider Festival 12 noon
firstsite – Sophie von Hellerman: Elephant in the Room + Edward Bawden: Essex Watercolours [Exhibition] 10am
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) – Magadascar 2: Esacpe to Africa [Film] 3pm
Headgate Theatre – Like her in that film & Shedding Skin by Paul Davies [Theatre] 7.45pm
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – The History Boys [Theatre] 2.30pm + 7.30pm
Roberts Live Lounge – TBA [Music] 8pm
Silk Road – Shades Of Rhythm + Alex P + Cyberdog + A Man Like Ju + Lez Broughton + Paddy Ware [Music] 8pm
Slack Space – Creative Dance Workshop for Children [Kids] 11am
Slack Space – 3D Design and Craft: Colchester School of Art 2nd Year Degree Course [Exhibition] 11.30am
The Bull – Next Of Kin [Live Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – The 80s Silent Disco: DJ Ben Howard v Shoesy [Music] 9.30pm
The Goat and Boot – TBA [Live Music] 8.30pm
The Hole in The Wall – Toby Watson + Pete Clough + Chris Ozzard [Live Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Pattern and Belief: Keith Albarn [Exhibition] 10am
Tin Pan Alley – Red Radio presents The Kidney Stoners + Middle Digit [Live Music] 8pm
Tribal Underground – TBA [Music] 9pm
Twisters – 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 2nd June
15 Queen Street – Colchester Ensemble [Meetup] 2pm
Colchester Arts Centre – Compassionate Dictatorship [Live Music] 8pm
firstsite – Sophie von Hellerman: Elephant in the Room + Edward Bawden: Essex Watercolours [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Jim Ede Collection [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Auditorium) – Magadascar 3: Europes Most Wanted [Film] 3pm
Four Aces Radio www.fouracesradio.net – Rev Wright’s Sunday Service with Ben Bennedetti [Radio] 4-6pm
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 11am
Marks Tey Parish Hall – Colchester Jazz Club: Yerba Buena Celebration Band [Live Music] 7pm
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
The Foresters Arms – Folk Jam [Live Music] 8pm
The Hole In The Wall – TBA [Live Music] 8pm
Victoria Inn – Snake Oil [Live Music] 5pm

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