What’s on in Colchester this weekend as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool

Friday 16th May
Art Exchange (University of Essex) – My Fiction Is Real [Exhibition] 11am
Colchester Arts Centre – The Spring Weekender [Live Music] 7pm
Colchester Institute (Swinburne Hall) – The Moonlighters Wind Band: A Night of the Promenade [Live Music] 7.30pm
Digby Gallery (Mercury Theatre) – Rebecca Chittocks [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Roger Hiorns: Untitled 2010 [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Simon Denny, The Personal Effects of Kim Dotcom [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Alexsandra Domanovic [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Henri Chopin dans l’Essex [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Auditorium) – LGBT Film Screening: Weekend (2011) [Film] 7.30pm
Headgate Theatre – Colchester Theatre Group: A Patchwork of Plays – The Donahue Sisters + Made In Spain [Theatre] 7.45pm
Hollytrees Museum – Accessorise All Areas [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum (The Bernard Mason Gallery) – Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Liquid & Envy – Drop presents Marcus Nasty [Music] 10pm
Mercury Theatre – Saturday Night and Sunday Morning [Theatre] 7.30pm
Octagon Gallery – Madagascar Photos by Phil Brew [Exhibition] 10am
Roberts Live Lounge – The Shoes [Live Music] 9pm
Slack Space – Artichoke 2 [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space – Piano Friday [Live Music] 11am
Stoke By Nayland Golf Club – Fleece Jazz: Spike Heatley Trio with Art Themen [Live Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – iDrum [Live Music] 7.15pm
The Bull – The Kicks [Live Music] 10pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Rox-Off [Live Music] 9pm
The Foresters Arms – Jazz Jam led by The Houston Mayhead Quintet [Live Music] 8.30pm
The Hole in The Wall – Philip Marino + Chris Ozzard + Dan Warburton [Live Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Parallels [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery Garden – Birds of a Feather [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Terry Bond: Neighbourhood Watch (Private View) [Exhibition] 6.30pm
The Waiting Room – Natural Beauty Photography by Victoria Ashford [Exhibition] 9am
The Waiting Room – The Gallery by Lee Thomas (Opening and Private View) [Exhibition] 6.30pm
The Waiting Room – Sweet Fleas + Dan Force Five + The Last Project + Million Suns + Dansette Disco with Dave Hosts [Live Music] 7pm
Tribal – Tribal presents Electric Swing Circus LIVE + Mat Tha Hat + Wom + Shoesy [Live Music] 9pm
Twisters – DJ Sam Leppard [Music] 8pm
University of Essex (Sub Zero) – Flirt! [Music] 11pm
V Bar – DJ Yoshi [Music] 8pm

Saturday 17th May
Art Exchange (University of Essex) – My Fiction Is Real [Exhibition] 11am
Colchester Arts Centre – The Spring Weekender [Live Music] 2pm + 7pm
Digby Gallery (Mercury Theatre) – Rebecca Chittocks [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Roger Hiorns: Untitled 2010 [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Simon Denny, The Personal Effects of Kim Dotcom [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Alexsandra Domanovic [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Henri Chopin dans l’Essex [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Learning Spaces) – Free Family Saturday for familes with children from 4-11 years [Kids] 11am + 2pm
firstsite (Auditorium) – Autism Friendly Family Films: Despicable Me 2 [Film] 11.30am
firstsite (Auditorium) – Family Film Saturday: The Goonies [Film] 3pm
firstsite – Museums at Night: firstsite at Night for Families [Event] 6pm
firstsite (Auditorium) – Midnight Screening: Predator [Film] 12am
Headgate Theatre – Colchester Theatre Group: A Patchwork of Plays – In By The Half + The Resounding Tinkle [Theatre] 7.45pm
Hollytrees Museum – Accessorise All Areas [Workshop] 10am
Hollytrees Museum (The Bernard Mason Gallery) – Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Little Rabbit Barn, Ardleigh – Angel Snow + Fern Teather + Doug Panton [Live Music] 7pm
Mercury Theatre – Saturday Night and Sunday Morning [Theatre] 7.30pm
Roberts Bar – 80s to 90s Night [Music] 8pm
Slack Space – Artichoke 2 [Exhibition] 11am
The Bull – Band Of Fools [Live Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Super Unknown [Live Music] 10.15pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Keep Colchester Cool presents Mick Squalor + Johnno Casson + Jonathan Marriott + Sam Keyes + Charlie Law in support of The Robin Cancer Trust [Live Music] 8.30pm
The Curve Bar – Houseaholic: Mike B + Unknown DJs + Miss-Hazey + Duce + Neil S + Bungee [Music] 8pm
The Hole in The Wall – Stu E Skinner + The Rising [Live Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Terry Bond: Neighbourhood Watch [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Parallels [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery Garden – Birds of a Feather [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – What Is Contemporary Art Trying To Tell Us? [Talk] 11am
The Waiting Room – Natural Beauty Photography by Victoria Ashford [Exhibition] 9am
The Waiting Room – The Gallery by Lee Thomas [Exhibition] 9am
The Waiting Room – The NonComformist Comedy Club [Comedy] 7pm
Tribal – FreQKlash: Rob Harding + Kieran Andrews + Soulunbroken +Callum Hammett + Charlie Brennan [Music] 9pm
Twisters – DJ Sam Leppard [Music] 9pm
University of Essex (Sub Zero) – Sub Zero presents Fresh Talent Night [Music] 11pm
V Bar – DJ Freddy [Music] 8pm

Sunday 18th May
Colchester Arts Centre – The Spring Weekender [Live Music] 2pm + 7pm
firstsite – Roger Hiorns: Untitled 2010 [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Simon Denny, The Personal Effects of Kim Dotcom [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Alexsandra Domanovic [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Henri Chopin dans l’Essex [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Auditorium) – Speed Scene: Bullitt (1968) [Film] 2pm
Four Aces Radio www.fouracesradio.net – Rev Wright’s Sunday Service [Radio] 4-6pm
Layer Marney Tower – The Knights of Thomas Abell [Kids] 2pm
Marks Tey Parish Hall – Colchester Jazz Club: Bill Bailey’s All Stars [Live Music] 7.15pm
Mercury Theatre – Formby [Theatre] 7.30pm
Slack Space – Clog Dance Rehearsals [Dance] 11.30am
The Artillery Man (The Tilly) – Open Mic Night (hosted by Theo Pearce) [Live Music] 8.30pm
Victoria Inn – Two Man Ting [Live Music] 5.30pm
Wivenhoe Greyhound – Jam Night [Live Music] 7.30pm

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