What’s on in Colchester this weekend as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool
Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July

Saturday 30th June
15 Queen Street – The Tribal Quilt Project [Craft] 10am
Castle Park – Colchester Carnival Party 11am
CO1 Café – A Vintage Experience [Fair] 10am
Colchester – Colchester Carnival 2012 [Carnival) 4pm
Colchester Arts Centre – Ripstop Theatre: Luminous Tales [Kids] 1.30pm
Colchester Castle Museum – Treasures of China [Exhibition] 10am
Curve Bar – Aracane Parties presents New Attraction 2: Swain Foreman + Phil Underdown + Jesus Naranjo + Luke OC + Ben Kanarsis + DJ Baska [Music] 9pm
firstsite – News from Nowhere [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Some Kind Of Poetry Thing presents ‘Speak Think’ spoken word album launch [Poetry] 6pm
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Siron Franco Suspicious Story [Exhibition] 10am
Headgate Theatre – The Importance of Being Earnest [Theatre] 7.45pm
Hollytrees Museum – Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Roberts Live Lounge – 80s/90s nIght with DJ Phil Terry [Music] 8pm
Slack Space – The Great Glass Bead Game [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space – Slack Shorts [Film] 12pm
The Bull – Expose [Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Drive Through Therapy, The Manic Shine, Mollys Daggers and The Faceless Dolls [Music] 8.30pm
The Goat and Boot – Collette Jay [Music] 8pm
The Judge and Jury – Cushti [Music] 9pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Colchester Fine Art Open 2012 – Visions of East Anglia [Exhibition] 10am
Tin Pan Alley – Eastern Flamenco Fusion Latino Night with Cherchen Man [Music] 9pm
Tribal Undergound – rEVOLUTION: A Gee + Rev Wright [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

Sunday 1st July 
Colchester Castle Museum – Treasures of China [Exhibition] 11am
firstsite
– News from Nowhere [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Festival Dinky Disco (for kids under three) [Kids] 1.30pm
firstsite – Festival Club Dinky (for kids under five) [Kids] 3.30pm
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Siron Franco Suspicious Story [Exhibition] 10am
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: The Raffles Gang + Buddy Lee Dickens [Music] 1pm
Slack Space – Clog Dance Rehearsals [Dance] 11.30am
Stanway Rovers Football Club – Colchester Jazz Club: Yerba Buena Celebration Band [Music] 7pm
The Judge and Jury – The Grenadiers + Bentcousin + DJ Dave Porter [Music] 8pm
Victoria Inn
– Vixation + Ellie Cornell [Music] 4pm