Poetry Workshop: the Trees’ Knees with John Hegley

Colchester Arts Centre Church St, Colchester

The creation of a convivial Colchester copse, with a look at our own roots in a session involving drawing, shading, sharing, paper-tearing and a bit of writing with John leafing through his book of poems and shedding some tunes on the mandolin. John Hegley has been a firm favourite at Colchester Arts Centre over many [...]

World Gin Day with Bottomless Gin Brunch (Colchester)

Three Wise Monkeys Colchester 60 High Street, Colchester

To celebrate World Gin Day on Saturday 12th June, Three Wise Monkeys will be holding an exclusive bottomless gin brunch in the Gin Bar, featuring a menu of five world gin serves (plus teas and coffees) and a brunch dish for £30pp, between 11am - 2pm for a two hour sitting. Spaces are extremely limited [...]

CODA – Acoustic Showcase

Coda Colchester 63 High street, Colchester

A Saturday afternoon showcase featuring: Matt Selley Stu E Skinner (Myself) It is a family friendly event so younglings are welcome providing they're properly managed. The event will be operated inline with the most up to date Covid regulations: * Lower volume levels. * Face masks must be warn within the property except when performing [...]

Two by Jim Cartwright

Headgate Theatre 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester

Wed 9th to Fri 12th June at 7.45pm. Sat Mat at 2.30pm Two by Jim Cartwright Headgate Theatre Productions Welcome to the pub, where the landlord and landlady will give you a warm welcome…among their squabbling and arguing. Join the regulars for a normal night - remember them? - except tonight it’s a sad anniversary [...]

Cinema | Those Who Wish Me Dead (15)

Firstsite Colchester Lewis Gardens, Colchester

Oscar winner Angelina Jolie (“Girl, Interrupted,” “Maleficent”) stars as Hannah, a smoke jumper still reeling from the loss of three lives she failed to save from a fire when she comes across a traumatized 12-year-old boy with nowhere else to turn

Cinema | Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry (15)

Firstsite Colchester Lewis Gardens, Colchester

From award-winning filmmaker R.J. Cutler, the documentary offers a deeply intimate look at this extraordinary teenager's journey, at just seventeen years old, navigating life on the road, on stage, and [...]

Two by Jim Cartwright

Headgate Theatre 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester

Wed 9th to Fri 12th June at 7.45pm. Sat Mat at 2.30pm Two by Jim Cartwright Headgate Theatre Productions Welcome to the pub, where the landlord and landlady will give [...]

TWM Live Socially Distanced Sessions: Beth White, Lianne Kaye, Dan Warburton

Three Wise Monkeys Colchester 60 High Street, Colchester

TWM Live presents The Socially Distanced Sessions - a series of 5 consecutive Saturday nights of seated, socially distanced shows featuring 3 brilliant artists each week. We are looking forward to welcoming back live music to Three Wise Monkeys, as government guidance will allow us to bring people safely back into the venue at the [...]

Cinema | Rare Beasts (15) (captioned)

Firstsite Colchester Lewis Gardens, Colchester

This screening will be shown with the addition of captions throughout the film. A hearing loop is also available in the Cinema. Raising a son, Larch (Toby Woolf), in the [...]

Cinema | Those Who Wish Me Dead (15)

Firstsite Colchester Lewis Gardens, Colchester

Oscar winner Angelina Jolie (“Girl, Interrupted,” “Maleficent”) stars as Hannah, a smoke jumper still reeling from the loss of three lives she failed to save from a fire when she [...]

Cinema | Rare Beasts (15)

Firstsite Colchester Lewis Gardens, Colchester

'Rare Beasts' is the dark, funny, failed love story of a modern woman in a crisis. Raising a son, Larch (Toby Woolf), in the midst of a female revolution, mining [...]

Cinema | Exhibition On Screen: Sunflowers (U)

Firstsite Colchester Lewis Gardens, Colchester

A unique opportunity to see, as never before, this series of spectacular paintings. The Van Gogh Museum opens its doors to Exhibition on Screen.