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Events Around Colchester

Today to Thu 23 May, closest first.    

More details - Colchester Town and Country Fair
Local Car Parking in Catchpool Road & charges apply Now in its 10th year this popular family event takes place in pretty Lower Castle Park right in the heart of historic Colchester Town.
Lower Castle Park, Colchester
Sat 11 May 19 and Sun 12 May

More details - Colchester Farmers Market
Colchester’s long standing farmers market is getting a new lease of life and being relaunched on 5th April. Regular favourites will be there alongside new stalls with organic fruit and veg, local honey and venison, vegan and gluten free products, craft beer and homemade fudge...what’s not to like?
Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street
Fri 3 May

More details - The Cavern Beatles
The Cavern Beatles is the only Beatles band fully endorsed and licensed by the famous Cavern Club in Liverpool. They bring to the stage the music that has now influenced 3 generations. Be prepared to enjoy all the hits of the Fab Four in a 2 hour show that is completely live.
Mercury Theatre, Balkerne Gate, Colchester
Mon 29 Apr 19

More details - Another Evening of Song with Quattro Amici
This exciting vocal quartet returns to the Headgate to present an evening of songs to suit all tastes - from Classical, through Opera and Operetta, to modern Musical Theatre and Contemporary!
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Sat 27 Apr 19

More details - Shakers
’The Reject Theatre Company welcome you to the trendiest bar in town for a wickedly funny look behind the Porn Star Martinis and plastic palms at SHAKERS Cocktail Bar. Meet Carol, Adele, Nicky and Mel on a night out to remember!
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Wed 1 May 19 to Sat 4 May

More details - Macbeth
Protocol Theatre (Professionals Together in Colchester) bring the bard’s dark classic play, Macbeth, to the stage in a way you’ve not seen before. Ambition, power, betrayal - a show you’ll be talking about for days … just don’t say it’s name!
14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Mon 6 May 19 to Sat 11 May

More details - The Browning Version
Widely regarded as Terence Rattigan’s finest play, ’The Browning Version’ is a compelling and moving drama about an unpopular schoolmaster whose marriage and career are unravelling.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Wed 15 May 19 to Sat 18 May

More details - Comedy Writing Workshop with Jan Etherington
The Workshop: Jan an Award winning comedy writer, broadcaster and journalist is a regular workshop presenter for INK, a Suffolk based theatre company and registered charity, that sources, develops, and produces the best new short plays for stage, and radio, from writers with an East Anglian connection.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Sat 18 May 19

More details - Sunday at Five Past Seven
At the end of a busy weekend, what could be a better way to wind down and chill out than listen to some great live music? Come and enjoy a sophisticated mix of jazz, soul, ballads and acoustic chill-out arrangements with five piece band, Eclipse.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Sun 19 May 19

More details - The Bakewell Bake off
An eclectic mix of contestants compete to have the ’ultimate’ and ’exclusive’ recipe for the ’Bakewell’. The combination of hilarious songs, baking disasters and even a little audience participation guaranteed to put a smile on your face in this glorious musical!
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Wed 22 May 19

Colchester Chamber Choir - The Romantic Soul More details - Colchester Chamber Choir - The Romantic Soul
Step into the salons of the European belle époque on Saturday 18th May and Colchester Chamber Choir will entertain you with a concert of exuberant and atmospheric part-songs.
St. Botolph’s Church, St Botolph’s Street, Off Queen Street, Colchester (stbotolphs.org/findus.html)
Sat 18 May 19
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More details - Gillian Wearing: Courage Calls to Courage Everywhere – The Making of the Millicent Fawcett Statue for Parliament Square
Firstsite is delighted to present Courage Calls to Courage Everywhere, an exhibition documenting the creation of Turner Prize-winning artist Gillian Wearing’s recently-unveiled statue of Suffragist leader Millicent Fawcett, situated in Parliament
Firstsite Lewis Gardens High Street Colchester
Today to Sun 12 May

More details - Stamp Club Meeting
British Colonials (W. Sorrell). Organised by Colchester & District Philatelic Society. Organiser contact: Christine Stroud (Secretary). Potential new members welcome.
Room 6, Wilson Marriage Centre, Barrack Street, Colchester
Fri 17 May 19

More details - Midnight Walk 2019
Colchester’s biggest party returns on Saturday 11th May with a fabulous Hawaiian theme – and the first 500 people signed up can save £5 with our early bird offer! Once again, men, as well as women and children aged 11 and over, are invited to take part.
Stanfords Severalls Business Park Wyncolls Road Colchester Essex
Sat 11 May 19

More details - Comedy Club
Join us for a night full of laughter as we are joined by MC Rich Wilson, Mike Cox, Dave Green and Nathan Canton!
JobServe Community Stadium, United Way, Colchester, Essex
Thu 2 May 19

More details - 80's Party Night
Join us for the Ultimate 80’s Party Experience. Our DJ’s will be playing all of the best music from the ’80s. Dance the night away to these timeless hits. Fancy Dress is optional!
JobServe Community Stadium, United Way, Colchester, Essex
Fri 3 May 19

More details - Bee Gees Tribute Night
The UK Bee Gees will be performing all The Bee Gees classic pop songs. There will be so many songs that will make you want to get up and get on the dancefloor! There is a free photo booth all night!
JobServe Community Stadium, United Way, Colchester, Essex
Fri 10 May 19

More details - Spice Girls Tribute Night
Our Spice Girls Tribute is bringing Girl Power to the Stadium on Saturday 11th May! Taking you back to the 90’s with all your favourite hits, you’ll definitely ‘Wannabe’ here!
JobServe Community Stadium, United Way, Colchester, Essex
Sat 11 May 19

More details - Queen Tribute Night
Performing hits from every decade of Queen’s musical legacy - Queen II truly are champions of the tributes.
JobServe Community Stadium, United Way, Colchester, Essex
Fri 17 May 19

More details - Through The Decades Party Night
Want to be taken back to the "good old days?" Then join us on the 18th May as we party through the night with all the biggest hits from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s!
JobServe Community Stadium, United Way, Colchester, Essex
Sat 18 May 19

More details - Colchester Zoo Character Breakfast
What better way to start your Sunday than with a Meet’n’Greet over a delicious breakfast with some of your favourite Colchester Zoo Characters? To make this breakfast even more special the kids eat FREE with every adult purchasing a full English breakfast!
Colchester Zoo Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex
Sun 12 May 19

More details - Colchester Zoo Stampede - 10K
On May 19th 2019 you will have the unique chance to run Colchester Stampede 10k at Colchester Zoo! Last year Colchester Zoo held its very first stampede race of 10k and half marathon and following this successful event RunThrough are now launching it for 2019!
Colchester Zoo Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex
Sun 19 May 19

More details - Green Island - Open Garden for NGS
’A garden for all seasons’ A plantsman’s paradise with 20 acres packed with rare and unusual plants. Carved within mature woodland are huge island beds, Japanese garden, terrace, gravel garden, seaside garden, water gardens and extensive woodland plantings.
Green Island, Ardleigh
Sun 5 May 19

More details - Steamy Vintage Encounter
This is a wonderful event, suitable for the whole family! the theme is 1940’s there will be swing dancing whereby you will have tuition from expert dancers, a real fun experience, there will be singing with a duet of super girls! there will be vintage stalls selling their wares!
East Anglian Railway Museum Chappel Station Colchester Essex
Sun 19 May 19

More details - Flatford - Flatford Ramble - Constable's Footsteps (18 May 2019)
Join one of our experienced guides for a 3 hour (4 mile) ramble, visiting the views that inspired the artist John Constable. The tour will also visit East Bergholt and Dedham, where Constable was born and where he lived for the first part of his life.
Flatford, Flatford, East Bergholt,
Sat 18 May 19

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