What's On In and Around Colchester

Today to Sat 29 Oct, by distance closest first.

The Kopy Katz live in Colchester (rockabilly, rock & roll, Americana)

The Kopy Katz live in Colchester (rockabilly, rock & roll, Americana) The Kopy Katz play Bar Coda, Colchester on Saturday 01 October. Join us for some high-octane rock & roll, rockabilly & Americana mayhem.
Coda Bar, 63 High St, Colchester, Essex CO1 1DN Details >
Today

An Evening With Adam Frost

Fane Productions invite you to spend an evening with award-winning British garden designer and Gardeners’ World presenter, Adam Frost.
Colchester CO1 1PT Details >
Sun 23 Oct

Honey and the Bear

Folk and roots duo Honey & the Bear combine delicate vocal harmonies with evocative songwriting. Their wide range of sounds, textures, and rhythms range from the fast and furious to gentle ballads.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester CO2 7AT Details >
Tue 4 Oct

The Raven

An excursion into the weird and wonderful mind of Edgar Allan Poe, using film and original music. Glimpses of the man and his life are revealed in the observations of his contemporaries, as well as...
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester CO2 7AT Details >
Wed 5 Oct and Thu 6 Oct

Jane Taylor & The JT Band 'All The Colours' Album Tour + Affirmation

Absolutely gorgeous! What a sound!' - Bob Harrs BBC Radio 2 Award-winning singer songwriter Jane Taylor has performed sessions on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 4, opened for Jools Holland and...
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester CO2 7AT Details >
Sat 8 Oct

Jane Taylor - UK TOUR - COLCHESTER Headgate Theatre Sat 8th October 22

BBC Radio 2 favourite and award winning songwriter Jane Taylor & her band are out celebrating the release of their BRAND NEW ALBUM ' All The Colours' (Out Sep 2022) The album was
The Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street, Colchester CO2 7AT Details >
Sat 8 Oct

She Stoops to Conquer

Charles Marlow and Kate Hardcastle are engaged to be married. So far, so swell, except they've never met… This isn't a problem until the debonair Marlow turns up at an isolated country...
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester CO2 7AT Details >
Wed 12 Oct to Sat 15 Oct

Fiat Lux - 40th Anniversary Live Show

Heralded as Synth-pop pioneers and influencers, this UK trio formed in the early 1980s.They were part of the first wave of British synth pop with a string of Polydor singles getting regular airplay,...
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester CO2 7AT Details >
Sun 16 Oct

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?
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester CO2 7AT Details >
Mon 17 Oct and Tue 18 Oct

Last Shot / Confess

These two pitch-black comedy thrillers are brought you by the up and coming Raising Cain Productions (My Other Half) and are written by Christopher Sainton-Clark to be performed in either a theatre
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester CO2 7AT Details >
Thu 27 Oct

50th Anniversary Concert - Colne Endeavour Band

A truly golden evening of music, celebrating 50 years of making music together. With a range of genres from classics to well known songs, as well as highlights from the band’s 50 years.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester CO2 7AT Details >
Fri 28 Oct

BlackSheepLad/Mike Garry - Words and Music Tour 2022

Mancunian performance poet Mike Garry and Suffolk-born (but these days Manchester based) singer-songwriter BlackSheepLad are touring the East of England this autumn.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester CO2 7AT Details >
Sat 29 Oct

FREE taster session with the Colchester Rock Choir

If you have ever wondered 'are there any community choirs near me?' then the answer is firmly yes! The Colchester Rock Choir is led by Essex based musician and teacher Adam Henriksen.
Mercury Theatre, Balkerne Gate, Colchester CO1 1PT Details >
Wed 5 Oct, Wed 12 Oct, and more dates until Wed 16 Nov

Trick and Treats

Don’t be afraid – get on your broomsticks and blow the cobwebs away by haunting Colchester city centre from 1st-31st October 2022 for a Halloween trail with a difference.
Colchester city centre CO1 Details >
Today to Mon 31 Oct

Bublé Meets Sinatra: The Showdown! - Princes Theatre Clacton

Exhilarating tribute musical taking Bublé and Sinatra fans by storm brings you all the greatest hits, excitement & fun of the two idols inside a unique storyline, backed by a full live
Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton On Sea CO1 1SE Details >
Sun 16 Oct

Howard jones Acoustic Trio

The acoustic shows will highlight a fresh take on Howard’s best-known hits and will provide a rare and intimate opportunity for the audience to hear first-hand about the inspiration behind Howard’s
Charter Hall, Colchester CO1 1YH Details >
Sat 22 Oct

Gary Meikle – Surreal

Gary Meikle – Surreal “After his meteoric rise through the ranks, Scottish Comedy Award winner and viral sensation Gary Meikle is back with his second tour show, Surreal!
Charter Hall, Colchester CO1 1YH Details >
Fri 28 Oct

Stamp Club Meeting (Colchester)

15 September: Ian Kelly displays Germany; 20 October: Any Soutar displays Grenada and other topics. Meeting of Colchester & District Philatelic Society. All welcome to visit.
Room 6, Wilson Marriage Centre, Barrack Street, Colchester CO1 2LR Details >
Thu 20 Oct

NSPCC Book Fair

NSPCC Book Fair This Annual Book Sale provides a unique opportunity to browse and purchase from a choice of many thousands of books, jigsaws, games CDs and DVDs. Fresh stock on Sunday.
Holmwood House School, Chitts Hill, Lexden, Colchester Essex C03 9ST CO3 9ST Details >
Sat 22 Oct and Sun 23 Oct

Stamp and Postcard Fair Colchester And District Philatelic Society

Colchester And District Philatelic Society are pleased to be holding their Stamp And Postcard Fair.A friendly fair with a excellent range of dealers selling Stamps,Postcards,Postal History and...
Stanway Village Hall Villa Road Stanway Colchester Essex CO3 0RH Details >
Sat 15 Oct

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