What’s on in Colchester this weekend as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool
This Weekend Saturday 16th June, Sunday 17th June

Saturday 16th June
15 Queen Street – Bookbinding MAXI [Workshop] 10am
Castle Park – Young Children’s Festival (10.30am)
Castle Park (Castle Bailey) – The Priory Players present Shakespeare’s Richard The Third [Theatre] 7.30pm
Colchester Arts Centre – Dr Palfi: Not The Flying Circus Show [Kids] 1.30pm
Colchester Arts Centre – D’Ukes [Music] 7.30pm
Colchester Bus Station Café – Make and Mend [Exhibition] 9am
firstsite – News from Nowhere [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Unravelling Threads [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Auditorium) – Artist Talk: Professor Adam Roberts – News from Nowhere [Talk] 2pm
firstsite (Auditorium) – Saturday Film Club: WALL-E [Film] 3pm
Headgate Theatre – AcoustiCity: Liz Simcock Band + David Booth [Music] 7.45pm
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 – 70s/80s Night with DJ Simon Lewis [Music] 8pm
Slack Space – The Great Glass Bead Game [Exhibition] 11am
The Bull – Under Ether [Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Essex Rocks presents Slopes + Dead Cannons + omertà + IntoTheNorthSea [Music] 8pm
The Goat and Boot – The Blunderz [Music] 8.30pm
The Judge and Jury + Tribal Underground – THE LICK LIVE: The Conflict Within + Hollow Demise + Eternal Oppression + DJs Rev + Hell Yeah + Yoshi + Oxy [Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Colchester Fine Art Open 2012 – Visions of East Anglia [Exhibition] 10am
Tin Pan Alley – The Latin Rhythm presents the Cocktail Fiesta feat Mr Shed on the bongos [Music] 9pm
Twisters – DJ Sam Leppard [Music] 8pm
University of Essex (Art Exchange) – Contested Games: Mexico 68’s Olympic design revolution [Exhibition] 11am
V Bar – The Party with DJ Yoshi [Music] 8pm
Vallies Lounge – Swagger Saturday with DJ Steffy (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm
Victoria Inn – Beer Festival with live music from Jonas Graile at 9pm [Beer] 12pm

Sunday 17th June
Colchester Castle – Gruesome Prison Tour (5.30pm)
firstsite
– News from Nowhere [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Unravelling Threads [Exhibition] 11am
Hollytrees Museum – Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 11am
Lion Walk Shopping Centre – SoUNDAY Shopping [Music] 1pm
Slack Space – Clog Dance Rehearsals [Dance] 11.30am
Stanway Rovers Football Club – Colchester Jazz Club: Lord Napier Jazz Band [Music] 7pm
Victoria Inn – Beer Festival with live music from Verao at 5pm [Beer] 12pm