Events Around Colchester

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More details - Summer craft fair
Visit the Moot Hall in the historic town of Colchester this Summer and you will find a huge range of handmade crafts on display from handmade cards to ceramics, handmade jewellery to fused glass. Once you have browsed the stalls treat yourself to a cup of tea and piece of homemade cake in our popular tearoom.
The Town Hall, High Street, Colcheter, Essex
Sat 22 Jun 19

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 5 Jul, Fri 2 Aug

More details - Time Stood Still UK Tour
Cinematic, Orchestral Pop is a phrase not used frequently by bands to describe their sound, yet for The Ollie West Band this fits perfectly. Formed in 2014 by singer, songwriter and pianist Ollie West, this Manchester based ensemble is creating unique music that transcends genre and the generic ideas of the pop band.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Mon 17 Jun 19

More details - As We Forgive Those by Andrew Smith
Colchester Insitute Performing Arts perform As We Forgive Those which tells the story of two estranged sisters, Alex and Sophie, who meet again in unusual circumstances.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Thu 20 Jun 19 and Fri 21 Jun

More details - British Clarinet Ensemble
The British Clarinet Ensemble has performed extensively in Great Britain, Europe, the USA and Japan as well as recording some highly acclaimed CDs. Under its conductor Charles Hine it presents varied and entertaining programmes including original works and classical favourites.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Sun 23 Jun 19

More details - An Evening of Clairvoyance with Ronnie Buckingham
If you’re not already convinced about an afterlife, why not come along, listen to Ronnie and let him help you decide? He’ll communicate with loved ones in the spirit world and pass on messages to members of the audience with information relevant only to the person concerned.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Tue 25 Jun 19

More details - Headgate Jazz presents Stefanos Tsourelis Trio
Using the guitar and the oud (a traditional lute from the Middle East), Stefanos Tsourelis transports his audience on an authentic and exciting journey involving a unique fusion of Mediterranean music and jazz.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Wed 26 Jun 19

More details - A Feast of Music for the Soul
Come and join Mersea-based singing group, Amoroso, for a feast of delicious music. The evening is presented as a three-course dinner menu.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Fri 28 Jun 19

More details - The TWITS
Theatricool Acting School present their first ever show! The Twits is about the misadventures of two terrible old people who enjoy playing nasty tricks and are finally outwitted by a family of monkeys. Meet these revolting humans in a series of short plays adapted from Roald Dahl’s famous children’s book.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Sat 29 Jun 19

More details - Can't Help Singing
Platform Musicals are celebrating their 25th anniversary with this special concert that highlights 100 years of Musical Theatre and Operetta. Featuring selections from Franz Lehar’s The Merry Widow, the shows of Rodgers and Hammerstein, Lerner and Loewe, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jerome Kern and many more!
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Thu 4 Jul 19 to Sat 6 Jul

More details - Summer Silliness and Scenes!
DOT Productions Youth Groups perform their summer show full of scenes, sketches and silliness!
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Sun 7 Jul 19

More details - IDC19
A dance and song spectacular featuring some of Colchester’s most talented performers. A fusion of ideas and styles, from tap to contemporary and street to musical theatre. With songs spanning across decades, this promises to be an enjoyable performance for all ages.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Fri 12 Jul 19 and Sat 13 Jul

More details - Sons Of Boudicca
Colchester’s very own Indie / Britpop band Sons Of Boudicca A night of live music with their up-beat indie rock plus cover songs by Foo Fighters - The Strokes - Arctic Monkeys -Muse - The Killers - Franz Ferdinand - Stereophonics -Pulp - Cast - Biffy Clyro. You get the idea.
Queen St Brewhouse 7 Queen St, Colchester
Fri 5 Jul 19

More details - Poppy Quest Colchester
Discover Colchester using maps and minds this summer and raise funds for The Royal British Legion. Poppy Quest is coming to Colchester Castle Park on 6th July 2019 and will be the perfect way to discover the past and present of this historic city.
Colchester Castle Park, High St, Colchester
Sat 6 Jul 19

More details - Roman River Festival 2019 – Colchester Weekend
As part of the Roman River 2019 Festival we have included the exciting innovation of a Colchester weekend in July, crammed full of musical treats for you to enjoy.
Thu 11 Jul 19 to Sun 14 Jul

More details - Stamp Club Meeting
Display by Sudbury P.S. Organised by Colchester & District Philatelic Society. Organiser contact: Christine Stroud (Secretary). Potential new members welcome.
Room 6, Wilson Marriage Centre, Barrack Street, Colchester
Fri 21 Jun 19

More details - Colchester 6 a side Brand New League - Leisure Leagues
Brand New 6 a side League Kicking Off In Colchester A chance to fly to Germany on holiday and a chance to benefit charities too, is on offer as a brand new community 6 a side football competition gets ready for kick off in Colchester.
Shrub End & Community Sports Centre
Mon 1 Jul 19

More details - 80's Party Night
Our ever so popular 80’s night is back on the 22nd June! Come down to the stadium for a fantastic night of the greatest 80’s hits!
JobServe Community Stadium, United Way, Colchester, Essex
Sat 22 Jun 19

More details - Comedy Club
Join us for a night full of laughter as we welcome MC Rich Wilson, Alan Francis, Mark Cram and Sean Collins to the Stadium! Book 10 or more tickets and you will get two FREE jugs of beer!
JobServe Community Stadium, United Way, Colchester, Essex
Thu 4 Jul 19

More details - 90's Party Night
Miss the 90’s? Then come down to the stadium on the 6th July for our 90’s Party Night where our DJ will be playing the most nostalgic hits!
JobServe Community Stadium, United Way, Colchester, Essex
Sat 6 Jul 19

More details - Colchester United Annual Open Day
Join us here at the JobServe Community Stadium on Sunday 14th July for our fantastic Open Day! We will be welcoming a number of family friendly exhibitors and offering a range of food and drink! Take our stadium tour and even meet the Colchester United players!
JobServe Community Stadium, United Way, Colchester, Essex
Sun 14 Jul 19

More details - Colour5K
The Colour5k is aimed at all varieties of runners and is the most colourful fun run in Essex. It’s great to do with friends, family or colleagues, with just one aim to have fun and raise money for a great cause.
Sat 29 Jun 19

More details - Colchester Zoo - Special Senses Day
Enjoy this inclusive event aimed at making the Zoo more accessible for all abilities! Special Senses Day is back!
Colchester Zoo Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex
Sat 22 Jun 19

More details - Bel Canto Productions - A Night at The Proms
’A Night at the Proms’ promises to be a real musical spectacular of wonderful arias, musical theatre masterpieces, stunning ballads all finished off with a rousing rendition from the Last Night of the Proms!
William Loveless Hall 85-87 High Street Wivenhoe
Sun 14 Jul 19

More details - Tudor Roost - Open Garden for NGS
An unexpected hidden colourful ¼-acre garden. Well manicured grassy paths wind round island beds and ponds. Densely planted subtropical area with architectural and exotic plants - cannas, bananas, palms, agapanthus, agaves and tree ferns surround a colourful gazebo.
Tudor Roost, Colchester
Sat 29 Jun, Sun 30 Jun, Sat 10 Aug, Sun 11 Aug

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