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Today to Fri 14 Sep, closest first.    

More details - Babe, The Sheep-Pig
When Farmer Hoggett wins Babe, an orphaned piglet, at the village fair he has no idea of the incredible series of events he has begun. Adopted by Hoggett’s faithful sheepdog, Fly, the little pig soon settles into farmyard life.
Mercury Theatre Balkerne Gate Colchester
Today to Sun 19 Aug, Wed 22 Aug to Sun 26 Aug

More details - Colchester Operatic Society 2nd Edition Presents 'The Wizard Of Oz'
Colchester Operatic Society 2nd Edition (CO2) presents ’The Wizard Of Oz’ at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester, from 6th-15th September 2018.
Mercury Theatre, Balkerne Gate, Colchester
Thu 6 Sep, Sat 15 Sep

More details - School of Rock Performance Workshop
Our summer workshop for 8-16 year olds is inspired by the show still running in the West End. There will be opportunity to develop and enhance performance skills and also limited places open for 14-16 year olds interested in the technical aspects of theatre.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Today

More details - A Woman of No Importance
Comic melodrama and social scandal bubble away in this classic Oscar Wilde satire. Lady Hunstanton’s house party is in full swing when Gerald Arbuthnot is announced as secretary to the witty Lord Illingworth. However, once Gerald’s mother makes an appearance, his future is suddenly uncertain.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Fri 31 Aug

More details - Comedy Tonight a concert  by 	Rob Gathercole and Friends
A concert celebrating that great theatrical genre: musical comedy! Expect lots of laughs and catchy tunes in this one-off concert fundraising for Rob Gathercole’s new musical comedy, ’Say My Name!
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Sat 1 Sep

More details - A Brief History of Jazz with Paul Higgs
Paul presents a delightful tour of the history of Jazz, playing hits by the legendary greats. Bix Beiderbecke, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie amongst others.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Thu 6 Sep

More details - A Fistful of Magic with Martin Cox
Award-winning magician, Martin Cox, Member of The Inner Magic Circle (MIMC) with Gold Star, brings his unique comedy style to this theatre for an intimate show of fun and laughter. Martin’s expert handling of both close up and cabaret magic has thrilled audiences in the UK, USA and Europe.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North
Sat 8 Sep

More details - Summer Open Exhibition
This summer, over 200 paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures have been submitted by local artists, students and members of Colchester Art Society into this Open exhibition which celebrates the variety of creativity in Colchester and surrounding areas.
The Minories Galleries, 74 High St, Colchester
Today to Wed 29 Aug

More details - KAPOW Superhero Challenge
YOUR MISSION, SHOULD YOU CHOOSE TO ACCEPT IT, IS TO TAKE ON TEN GIANT INFLATABLE OBSTACLES IN THE NAME OF FUN AND FUNDRAISING! THE KAPOW! 5K COURSE CHALLENGES YOU TO RUN, CLIMB, SLIDE, DUCK AND DODGE AS YOU TAKE ON OUR UNIQUE OBSTACLES. IF YOU THINK YOU’RE UP TO THE CHALLENGE BOOK YOUR PLACE TODAY! KAPOW!
Lower Castle Park Colchester
Sun 2 Sep
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More details - Firstsite Holiday Fun | MAKE
Get making this Summer with Firstsite’s Holiday Fun! This summer Firstsite is offering MAKE, an opportunity to sculpt, draw and build a range of artworks based on the current exhibitions at Firstsite. MAKE will be running daily with new activities available each week.
Firstsite Lewis Gardens High Street Colchester
Today to Sun 2 Sep

More details - Base Camp
A full day of action packed supervised children’s activities for children in school years 7-11. Ideal for working parents. Activities include fun in the Leisure Pool, trips to RollerWorld and Tenpin, multi sports, trampolining and a trip to the cinema. Book online at colchesterleisureworld.co.uk/holidayfun
Leisure World Colchester Cowdray Avenue Colchester
Today, Mon 20 Aug to Fri 24 Aug, Mon 27 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Kids Camp
A full day of action packed supervised activities for children in school years 1-6, which includes swimming as a core part of the day’s activities. Ideal for working parents. Book online at colchesterleisureworld.co.uk/holidayfun
Leisure World Colchester Cowdray Avenue Colchester
Today, Mon 20 Aug to Fri 24 Aug, Mon 27 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Trampolining
Get jumping and learn trampoline basic moves. Suitable for children aged 3 - 11 years.
Leisure World Colchester Cowdray Avenue Colchester
Tue 28 Aug

More details - Faith George Michael The Legacy
Is a stunning celebration of one the greatest singer –songwriters of all time. Featuring international George Michael tribute Wayne Dilks and his 8 piece band.
Charter Hall, Colchester
Fri 7 Sep

More details - RSC Live: The Merry Wives of Windsor
Down on his luck in the suburbs, John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men.
Lakeside Theatre University of Essex Wivenhoe Park Square 5 Colchester
Wed 12 Sep

More details - Purple Feather Events MBS Well-Being Fair Langham, Colchester
A brilliant day out with lovely people. Plenty of stalls with a variety of products to treat yourself. There are a wide range of treatments such as Reiki, Indian Head Massage, Reflexology, Crystal Healing on offer to try for as little as £5.There are Clairvoyant/Tarot/psychic readings available.
Langham Community Centre, School rd, Langham, Colchester.
Sat 1 Sep

More details - The Corn Maze Colchester
The ‘Corn Maze’ is a traditional 8 acre maze featuring educational and interesting facts about corn as well as hosting a fun family fun game where you need to crack the code to escape from the maze!
The Corn Maze, Green Lane, Aldham
Today to Sun 19 Aug, Thu 23 Aug to Mon 27 Aug

More details - The Farm Mud Run
Our Farm Mud Run is a 1.5km mulit lap obstacle course for families and kids and is located across our farms where the September event will run trhough the trails of our Corn Maze! The course passes through our fields with lots of farm obstacles, bogs, straw bales, mud and fields for children to have fun over.
Green Lane, Aldham, Colchester
Sun 2 Sep

More details - A Midsummer Night's Dream
Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star-crossed lovers, playful fairies and hilarious travelling players.
Layer Marney Tower, Colchester
Wed 29 Aug

More details - Flatford - Flatford Family Ramble
Join one of experienced walk leaders and discover the quiet paths and secret lanes that make the Dedham Vale so special. The walk will be about 5 miles in length so is ideal for all the family to enjoy. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 2491895. Children are welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Flatford, Flatford, East Bergholt,
Sat 18 Aug

More details - Flatford - Flatford Nature Day
Go wild and get a little dirty at Flatford’s Nature Day. A 3 wild passport will get you pond dipping, bug hunting and the chance to make natural crafts. This event is organized in partnership with the Field Studies Council, the RSPB and the Dedham Vale. Booking Not Needed.
Flatford, Flatford, East Bergholt,
Tue 21 Aug

More details - Robin Hood and His Merry Men
Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor.
National Trust Flatford, East Bergholt, Colchester
Sat 25 Aug

More details - Flatford - Robin Hood and his Merry Men
Robin Hood and his merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they steal from the wealthy to give to the poor. When the evil Sheriff of Nottingham schemes to stop them, the merry men join forces with beautiful Maid Marian to rescue Robin from the. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895. Chilldren welcome.
Flatford, Flatford, East Bergholt,
Sat 25 Aug

More details - Crab & Winkle Country Music Club
Live "Country" Artists/Bands once a month for Line & Freestyle dancers (divided floor) or to just sit & listen & enjoy the music & atmosphere. Everyone Welcome. Tea, coffee & rolls etc. available + licensed bar. All proceeds to Charity. This month the music is by Colt Murphy.
Brightlingsea Community Centre
Sat 18 Aug

More details - Leaven Hall - Open Garden for NGS
A long gravel drive leads to the wisteria and rose clad C17 house set amid 15 acres of meadows and gardens. Walled garden and a huge pond/bog garden/woodland with lawns and mature trees. There is a working vegetable/cut flower garden and peach, nectarine and apricots by the pool.
Leaven Hall, Colchester
Sun 2 Sep

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