What’s on in Colchester this weekend as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool
Friday 21st June, Saturday 22nd June, Sunday 23rd June

Friday 21st June
Colchester Arts Centre – Lewis Watson + Frank Hamilton + Shannon Saunders [Live Music] 7pm
Digby Gallery (Mercury Theatre) – Malcolm Kingcott: What’s that About [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Sophie von Hellerman: Elephant in the Room + Edward Bawden: Essex Watercolours [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Auditorium) – Airlock Films (programmed by Y.A.K): The Lorax [Film] 4pm
Headgate Theatre – An Amnesty For Music: The Hat Check Honeys + Cornucopia + The Medlars + The Four Blokes [Live Music] 7.15pm
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – A Pageant by Alan Ayckbourn [Theatre] 7.30pm
Mercury Studio – The Country Wife [Theatre] 7.45pm
Roberts Live Lounge – What 4 [Live Music] 9pm
Sky Rooms – Fashion ‘N’ Dance UK: An International Fashion Party [Event] 7pm
Slack Space – Equals [Exhibition] 11.30am
Slack Space – Words in the World by Nigel Clark [Exhibition] 11.30am
Slack Space – Piano Friday [Music] 11.30am
Stoke By Nayland Golf Club – Fleece Jazz: Ray Gelato Giants [Live Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Electra [Live Music] 7pm
The Bull – No Excuse [Live Music] 9.45pm
The Foresters Arms – The Jamie Williams Roots Collective [Live Music] 8pm
The Hole in The Wall – Swivelman + The Microdance [Live Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Pattern and Belief: Keith Albarn [Exhibition] 10am
Tin Pan Alley – Mary Do You Wanna + Yak Attack + The Tickturds + Jonathan Marriott [Live Music] 8pm
Tribal Underground – TribalFridays presents Our House 10: S.M.I.T.H + Mitch Hobson + Reiss Gridley + Ricky Commer [Music] 8pm
Twisters – Back to 2007 with DJs Sean Rigby + Sam Leppard [Music] 9pm
V Bar – Acoustic Night: Rhiannon Mair + George Henry King + James Morgan [Live Music] 8pm
Vallies Lounge – Famous on Friday’s with DJ Cheryl Taylor (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm

Saturday 22nd June
15 Queen Street – Embroiderers’ Guild [Meetup] 10am
Colchester Arts Centre – Ripstop Theatre presents Sally & The Sunflower [Kids] 1.30pm
Colchester Arts Centre – Patrick Monahan: Shooting From The Lip [Comedy] 8pm
Digby Gallery (Mercury Theatre) – Malcolm Kingcott: What’s that About [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Sophie von Hellerman: Elephant in the Room + Edward Bawden: Essex Watercolours [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Learning Spaces) – Free Family Saturday for familes with children from 4-11 years [Kids] 11am + 2pm
firstsite (Auditorium) – Family Film Saturdays: The Witches (1990) [Film] 3pm
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – A Pageant by Alan Ayckbourn [Theatre] 2.30pm
Mercury Theatre – A Game of Golf by Alan Ayckbourn [Theatre] 7.30pm
Roberts Live Lounge – 80s & 90s Night with DJ Buzby [Music] 8pm
Royal Fusiller (Great Bentley) – Radio Wivenhoe 2nd Birthday Party: Greg Blackman + DJs including Rob Perfect + Gilly [Live Music] 7.30pm
Slack Space – Equals [Exhibition] 11.30am
Slack Space – Words in the World by Nigel Clark [Exhibition] 11.30am
The Bull – Under Ether [Live Music] 9.45pm
The Goat and Boot – Two Of Us [Live Music] 8.30pm
The Hole in The Wall – Telepathy + Three Thrones + William English + Wolfshead [Live Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Pattern and Belief: Keith Albarn [Exhibition] 10am
Tin Pan Alley – Stalker [Live Music] 8pm
Tribal Underground – Sub Culture: Micky Finn + Borderline Jack + Joony + MatThaHat b2b Wom + Stag + Pinkeye [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
Wivenhoe House – Rock at The House: Hugh Cornwell Band + Dodgy + Big Boy Bloater & The Limits + Loyd Grossman & The New Forbidden + Tristan Mackay Band + Robbie Gladwell Band + Blind Panic + BlackSlide [Live Music] 4pm

Sunday 23rd June
15 Queen Street – Colchester Ensemble [Meetup] 2pm
Albatta Café – Sub Culture sessions: New Town Kings (4 hour DJ Set) [Music] 1pm
Cardinal Bourne Hall – Salsa Tonic: Latino Dance Fusion [Dance] 7pm
Castle Park (Castle Bridge) – Tree Tour by Christopher Howard [Tour] 2pm
Colchester Arts Centre – Classic Album Club: Metal Box (Public Image Ltd, 1979) [Music] 2pm
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Jim Ede Collection [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Auditorium) – Sunday Sizzlin’ Season: Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012) [Film] 2pm
Four Aces Radio www.fouracesradio.net – Rev Wright’s Sunday Service with Pat Mills (2000AD) broadcast live from The Credo Summer Solstice Fundraiser at The Minories [Radio] 4-6pm
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 11am
Marks Tey Parish Hall – Colchester Jazz Club: The East Coast Wanderers [Live Music] 7.15pm
Radio Wivenhoe www.radiowivenhoe.co.uk – Live It Up with A Man Like Ju [Radio] 4-6pm
Radio Wivenhoe www.radiowivenhoe.co.uk – Sundays Down Memory Lane with DJ Gilly [Radio] 7-9pm
Slack Space – Clog Dance Rehearsals [Dance] 11.30am
The Artillery Man (The Tilly) – Open Mic Night [Live Music] 8pm
The Foresters Arms – Folk Jam [Live Music] 8pm
The Minories – The Credo Summer Solstice Fundraiser: P.O.G + So Called Humans + Killatrix + Kevin Pearce + DJs Rev Wright + Ben Howard + Steve Cook [Live Music] 3pm
Victoria Inn – French Afternoon with the Hat Check Honeys [Live Music] 5.30pm
Wivenhoe House – Folk at The House: Show of Hands + Nancy Kerr & James Fagan + Eleanor McEvoy + Lisbee Stainton Band + ColvinQuarmby + The Jigantics + Nicky Swann Trio + Roxanne de Bastion + The Medlars + Brickwork Lizards + Dolorean [Live Music] 12.45pm

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