Gigs, Music, Theatre, Comedy, Arts events as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool.

Tuesday 1st November
15 Queen Street –  Film Colchester Script Writers Meetup  [Meetup]  7.30pm
Colchester Castle Museum –  Buried! Hidden Secrets from the Past  [Exhibition]  10am
firstsite –  Camulodunum  [Exhibition]  10am
firstsite –  Southern Press: Prints from Brazil, Paraguay and Chile  [Exhibition]  10am
Hollytrees Museum –  Colchester 24  [Exhibition]  10am
Mercury Theatre –  Captain Corelli’s Mandolin  [Theatre]  7.30pm
Mercury Theatre (Studio) –  Wretch  [Theatre]  7.45pm
Minories Art Gallery –  Doug Selway: Such Stuff  [Exhibition]  10am
Minories Art Gallery –  Pam Dan  [Exhibition]  10am
The Bull (Main Bar) –  Acoustic Bull: Pistols & Vultures + Brainstorm Wednesday + Worn Down  [Music]  9pm
Twisters –  Twisters’ Record Club  [Music]  8pm
University of Essex (Art Exchange) –  Margins: walking between worlds (Part 1)  [Exhibition]  11am
University of Essex (Level 2/Mondo) –  Vibez  [Music]  11pm
V Bar –  It’s Not For Chav’s Tuesday  [Music]  8pm

Wednesday 2nd November
15 Queen Street –  Digital Colchester Meetup  [Meetup]  7.30pm
Colchester Arts Centre –  Baby Dee + The Dead Rat Orchestra + Doug Tielli  [Gig]  8pm
Colchester Castle Museum –  Buried! Hidden Secrets from the Past  [Exhibition]  10am
firstsite –  Camulodunum  [Exhibition]  10am
firstsite –  Southern Press: Prints from Brazil, Paraguay and Chile  [Exhibition]  10am
Headgate Theatre –  The Miracle Worker  [Theatre]  7.45pm
Hollytrees Museum –  Colchester 24  [Exhibition]  10am
Mercury Theatre –  Captain Corelli’s Mandolin  [Theatre]  7.30pm
Mercury Theatre (Studio) –  Wretch  [Theatre]  7.45pm
Minories Art Gallery –  Doug Selway: Such Stuff  [Exhibition]  10am
Minories Art Gallery –  Pam Dan  [Exhibition]  10am
Molloy’s –  Ice Breaker Promotions presents:  [Music]  9pm
Slack Space –  Open 4  [Exhibition]  11am
Slack Space –  Slack Space Knitting Circle  [Craft]  11.30am
Slack Space –  Olympic Craft Challenge: Holly and Ivy Wreaths  [Craft]  11am
The Bull (Main Bar) –  Open Mic Night (hosted by Theo Pearce) + Showcase  [Music]  8pm
Tin Pan Alley –  Acoustic Open Mic Night  [Music]  8.30pm
Twisters –  Twisters’ Record Club  [Music]  8pm
University of Essex (Art Exchange) –  Margins: walking between worlds (Part 1)  [Exhibition]  11am
University of Essex (Level 2/Mondo) –  Sports Fed  [Music]  10.30pm
V Bar –  Bad Clowns Comedy: Darren Maskell  [Comedy]  8pm

Thursday 3rd November
University of Essex (Art Exchange) –  Margins: walking between worlds (Part 1)  [Exhibition]  11am
15 Queen Street –  Members Breakfast Club  [Meetup]  8.30am
15 Queen Street –  NaNoWriMo Workshop: National Novel Writing Month  [Workshop]  7.30pm
Colchester Arts Centre –  Cannon & Ball: Still Rocking On  [Comedy]  7pm
Colchester Castle Museum –  Buried! Hidden Secrets from the Past  [Exhibition]  10am
firstsite –  Camulodunum  [Exhibition]  10am
firstsite –  Southern Press: Prints from Brazil, Paraguay and Chile  [Exhibition]  10am
Headgate Theatre –  The Miracle Worker  [Theatre]  7.45pm
Hollytrees Museum –  Colchester 24  [Exhibition]  10am
Lakeside Theatre –  Vanessa and Virginia  [Theatre]  7.30pm
Mercury Theatre –  Captain Corelli’s Mandolin  [Theatre]  2pm and 7.30pm
Mercury Theatre (Studio) –  Wretch  [Theatre]  7.45pm
Minories Art Gallery –  Doug Selway: Such Stuff  [Exhibition]  10am
Minories Art Gallery –  Pam Dan  [Exhibition]  10am
Slack Space –  November Mini Fest: Crate Expectations  [Music]  8pm
Swinburne Hall –  Alison Guill: Classical and Musical Theatre Voice  [Music]  7.30pm
The Bull (Main Bar) –  Jukebox Fury  [Music]  9.30pm
The Bull (Soundhouse) –  The Jazz Project and Jam  [Music]  8.30pm
Tin Pan Alley –  Vietnam Invades presents The Dead Monkeys + Steph Masucci  [Music]  9pm
Twisters –  Toss The Boss with DJ Sean Rigby  [Music]  8pm
University of Essex (Level 2/Mondo) –  Alt.  [Music]  10.30pm
V Bar –  The Thursday Dropout  [Music]  8pm

Friday 4th November
Arena Leisure Centre –  Jump Back Boogie: The Doggone Honakabilly Band + DJ Adrian ‘JBB’ Waters  [Music]  7.30pm
Colchester Arts Centre – Colchester Farmer’s Market 9am
Colchester Arts Centre –  The Laughter Zone: Maff Brown + Colin Owens + Raymond and Timpkins  [Comedy]  8pm
Colchester Castle Museum –  Buried! Hidden Secrets from the Past  [Exhibition]  10am
firstsite –  Camulodunum  [Exhibition]  10am
firstsite –  Southern Press: Prints from Brazil, Paraguay and Chile  [Exhibition]  10am
firstsite –  Martin Newell ‘The Stars On A Tray’ Book Launch in association with Red Lion Books  [Book Launch]  6.30pm
Greenlands Vodka Bar –  DJs Hu Kares + Jon Juste  [Music]  9pm
Headgate Theatre –  The Miracle Worker  [Theatre]  7.45pm
Hollytrees Museum –  Colchester 24  [Exhibition]  10am
Mercury Theatre –  Captain Corelli’s Mandolin  [Theatre]  7.30pm
Mercury Theatre (Studio) –  Wretch  [Theatre]  7.45pm
Minories Art Gallery –  Doug Selway: Such Stuff  [Exhibition]  10am
Minories Art Gallery –  Pam Dan  [Exhibition]  10am
Molloy’s –  AngelFire  [Music]  9pm
Roberts Live Lounge –  Scooby  [Music]  9pm
Silk Road –  DeadBeat presents The Virus Special: DJs Ed Rush + Worzal + The Deadbeats + Roachie + Meny + Twedds  [Music]  9pm
Slack Space –  Pianofriday  [Music]  11am
Slack Space –  Open 4  [Exhibition]  11am
Slack Space –  November Mini Fest: Stanzamania: The Rematch  [Poetry]  7.30pm
Stoke By Nayland Golf Club –  Fleece Jazz: Partikel  [Music]  7.30pm
The Bull (Main Bar) –  Tom Sanderson  [Music]  6.45pm
The Bull (Main Bar) –  Graffiti  [Music]  9.45pm
The Bull (Soundhouse) –  Essex Rocks   presents Hoof + Captain What + The Lowriders  [Music]  8pm
The Judge and Jury –  Colchester 101 Presents Kevin Pearce + Ady Johnson + Sonic Wah + DJs Gilly + Sam Leppard  [Music]  8pm
The New Inn –  The Dice People  [Music]  9pm
The Slug & Lettuce – GrownSoul presents TheSlugSessions [Music] 8pm
Tin Pan Alley –  Live Music  [Music]  9pm
Twisters –  Kick Out The Jams: DJ Evie Wright  [Music]  8pm
University of Essex (Art Exchange) –  Margins: walking between worlds (Part 1)  [Exhibition]  11am
University Of Essex (Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall)  Lesson of Dissection: A Performance by Regina Jose Galindo  [Live Art]  7.30pm
University Of Essex (Sub Zero) –  Flirt!: Win  [Music]  11pm
V Bar –  Friday Night Live: Housework + DJ Freddy  [Music]  8pm
Vallies Lounge –  Gay Night with DJ Cheryl Taylor  [Music]  9pm
Victoria Inn –  Vixation + The Raffles Gang  [Music]  8pm

Saturday 5th November
Arena Leisure Centre –  The Soul Detectives  [Music]  9pm
Colchester Arts Centre –  Bangers & Mash Theatre: The Frog Prince  [Kids]  1.30pm
Colchester Arts Centre – Stacey Makishi: The Making Of Bull: A True Story. [Live Art] 7.30pm
Colchester Castle Museum –  Buried! Hidden Secrets from the Past  [Exhibition]  10am
firstsite –  Camulodunum  [Exhibition]  10am
firstsite –  Southern Press: Prints from Brazil, Paraguay and Chile  [Exhibition]  10am
firstsite (Auditorium) –  Walking Between Worlds: Symposium  [Talk]  2pm
firstsite (V) –  Family Games  [Family]  11am and 2pm
Headgate Theatre –  The Miracle Worker  [Theatre]  7.45pm
Hollytrees Museum –  Colchester 24  [Exhibition]  10am
Lakeside Theatre –  Stacey Makishi: Bull: Your Own True Lies  [Live Art]  1pm
Lion Walk Church – Green Fair [Market] 10am
Mercury Theatre –  Captain Corelli’s Mandolin  [Theatre]  2pm and 7.30pm
Mercury Theatre (Studio) –  Wretch  [Theatre]  7.45pm
Minories Art Gallery –  Doug Selway: Such Stuff  [Exhibition]  10am
Minories Art Gallery –  Pam Dan  [Exhibition]  10am
Molloy’s –  Batman’s Cat  [Music]  9pm
Roberts Live Lounge –  Soul Night: DJs Barry Stockwell + Nick Gunn  [Music]  9pm
Sky Rooms –  Fump Launch Night: DJs Mark Broom + Geddes + Little Joe + ARIS + Andy Burr + Kev C + Gavin Rayner + Dutchie + Andy Moore  [Music]  9pm
Slack Space –  Open 4  [Exhibition]  11am
Slack Space –  November Mini Fest: Later at Slack Space: Dingus Khan + Andy Stock + Liatris Trio  [Music]  8pm
The Bull (Main Bar) –  Undercover  [Music]  9.45pm
The Bull (Soundhouse) –  Four Wheel Drive  [Music]  9.30pm
The Fat Cat –  UK Kinks  [Music]  9pm
The Judge and Jury –  Voodoo Child  [Music]  9pm
The New Inn –  La Lune. Gig Postponed. Now rescheduled to Friday 2nd December  [Music]  8.30pm
Tin Pan Alley –  Howling Black Souls  [Music]  9pm
Tribal Underground –  TBA  [Music]  9pm
Twisters –  80s Night: DJ Sean Rigby  [Music]  8pm
University of Essex (Art Exchange) –  Margins: walking between worlds (Part 1)  [Exhibition]  11am
University Of Essex (Sub Zero) –  Headphone Disco  [Music]  10.30pm
V Bar –  TBA  [Music]  8pm
Vallies Lounge –  DJ Steffy  [Music]  9pm

Sunday 6th November
Colchester Arts Centre –  Mark Watson: Request Stops – SOLD OUT  [Comedy]  7.30pm
Colchester Castle Museum –  Buried! Hidden Secrets from the Past  [Exhibition]  11am
Colchester Castle Museum –  Tea and Talks: Talk on Richard III by Frances Sparrow  [Talk]  3pm
firstsite –  Camulodunum  [Exhibition]  11am
firstsite –  Southern Press: Prints from Brazil, Paraguay and Chile  [Exhibition]  11am
firstsite –  Archive Film Hour  [Film]  2.30pm
Headgate Theatre –  Opera From The Movies  [Music]  7pm
Hollytrees Museum –  Colchester 24  [Exhibition]  10am
Slack Space –  Open 4  [Exhibition]  11am
Slack Space –  Olympic Craft Challenge: Sock Monsters  [Craft]  2pm
Stanway Rovers Football Club –  Colchester Jazz Club: Laurie Chescoe’s Reunion Band  [Music]  7pm
Victoria Inn –  Deferred Success  [Music]  5pm