Connects

Mercury Theatre Colchester Balkerne Gate, Colchester

Calling all creatives from the East of England! Come join us at the theatre! This month we’re hosting our rendezvous for arts professionals looking to make contacts, share ideas, brainstorm, collaborate, develop their careers, promote their work and chat to like-minded people about their passion at the theatre. So come and join the discussion. Network [...]

Bat Walk

Colchester Castle Park Colchester

Join an Essex Bat Group guide on a walk around Castle Park identifying different bat species using bat detectors. Please bring a torch. This is a family friendly event. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. £5.50 per person. Meet at the Castle Park Rangers Station in Upper Castle Park. Booking is required [...]

The Beat

Colchester Arts Centre Church St, Colchester

AGMP presents THE BEAT "...Still Can't Stop It" 40th Anniversary Tour Legendary 2-Tone Ska Reggae Group led by vocalist Dave Wakeling celebrate their 40th Anniversary. The Beat formed in 1979 and released their debut single, an infectious cover of the Smokey Robinson classic ‘Tears of A Clown’ on 2-Tone Records which went straight into the [...]

Kemp’s Jig – An Elizabethan Roadshow by Chris Harris

Headgate Theatre 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester

Fri 30th July at 7.45pm Kemp's Jig - An Elizabethan Roadshow by Chris Harris Blue Fire Theatre Meet Will Kemp – comic superstar and creator of several of Shakespeare’s comedy roles. Kemp’s Jig is a romp through Elizabethan England as told from the viewpoint of one of Shakespeare’s forgotten clowns as he morris dances his [...]

Stereophonies at Three Wise Monkeys, Colchester

Colchester, Essex Colchester

TWM Live presents Stereophonies – The UK’s first, original and best Stereophonics tribute act. Playing tribute to the mighty welsh rockers who were the 8th group to achieve 5 consecutive UK number 1 albums in a list that includes the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, ABBA, Genesis, Oasis, Blur and U2. They Stereophonics enjoyed 11 top 10 [...]

Acoustic Music with Dave Ellis & Boo Howard

Headgate Theatre 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester

Sat 31st July at 8pm Acoustic Music with Dave Ellis & Boo Howard Support: Dave Booth and Kelly Bayfield Dave & Boo are a London based acoustic duo with a musical partnership that began in 1979. They have played the Headgate several times previously as part of the Acousticity gigs, and their songs draw on [...]

The Nearly Festival – Colchester 2021

Colchester old heath Recreation Ground Old Heath Rd, Colchester

★ The Regions No.1 tribute band festival is coming back to COLCHESTER in 2021 ★ . ★ NEW VENUE AS PER 2019 OLD HEATH RECREATION GROUND ★ . ★ LINE UPS ANNOUNCED - SEE BELOW ★ www.nearlyfestival.com/colchester . In 2019 The Nearly Festival SOLD OUT at Old Heath Rec! It was a fantastic event! . [...]

Funk Shed Live at the Bull

The Bull Colchester 2-4 Crouch Street, Colchester

Funk Shed, purveyors of all things funky, will be live at The Bull in Colchester. Looking forward to seeing you all.

Colchester Castle Ghost Hunt

Colchester Castle Colchester

Join the Haunted Happenings team as we investigate the hauntings of Colchester Castle. Having recently undergone a major refurbishment, this haunted Castle has many secrets waiting to be unveiled. This is a vast location full of history relating to the Saxons, The Romans and a more barbaric medieval past. Carry out a vigil in the [...]

Japanese Taster Evening (Colchester)

Three Wise Monkeys Colchester 60 High Street, Colchester

Japanese Taster Night at Three Wise Monkeys is an evening to explore cuisine with four taster courses of food, each paired with drinks to experience flavour and contrast. James and Dan will guide you through a Japanese inspired selection of carefully crafted menus and expertly sourced food to dine and drink in a relaxed setting. [...]

Summer ‘Eating Street’ Food Market – Castle Park Colchester

Colchester Castle Park Colchester

Eating Street Food Market @Castle Park, Colchester August 5th to 8th Join us to TUK TUK in ..! ! FREE ENTRY Opening Times:- Thursday • 5-9.30pm Friday • 11.30pm-9.30pm Saturday • 11.30am-9.30pm Sunday • 11.30am-3.30pm featuring:- Vendor #1 - Obscene Waffle co Vendor #2 - The Flag Burger Vendor #3 - Ravenous Fudge Vendor #4 [...]

Colchester Open Air Film & Street Food Fest 2021

Colchester Castle Park Colchester

COLCHESTER OPEN AIR FILM & STREET FOOD FESTIVAL Lower Castle Park August 5th to 8th **** NEW FORMAT **** + 4 DAYS // 12 MOVIES + BYO PICNIC PASSES + KIDS FREE + EATING STREET FOOD MARKET + SAFE SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES IN PLACE TICKETS Secret pre Sale via event page & for previous customers... [...]