What's on in Colchester

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Summer Screen 2017

Summer Screen and Pictures in the Park

3rd July - 16th July 2017

Colchester’s Summer Screen returns to Castle Park. Enjoy FREE coverage of Wimbledon or watch one of the 5 great films at Pictures in the Park .

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Camulodunum to Colchester Guided Walking Tour

Guided Walking Tours
Colchester Town Centre
Every Saturday from February 2017.

Meet at the Visitor Information Centre and join our qualified guides for an enjoyable and entertaining trip through 2000 years of history.

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Forthcoming Highlights

After Life Poppy

After Life

Sat 6 May - Sun 19 Nov 2017

This exhibition in Hollytrees Museum looks at death and the period following it

Love Machines

Alex Pearl: Love Machines

Sat 17 Jun - Sun 27 Aug 2017

Art Exhibition at The Minories Gallery

Ed Gold

Ed Gold: Other Worlds

Sat 17 Jun - Sun 17 Sep 2017

Art Exhibition by Essex-based photographer at Firstsite Gallery

For Services Rendered

For Services Rendered by W. Somerset Maugham

Wed 28 Jun - Sat 1 Jul 2017

Written in 1932, this new production, featuring a very strong cast, offers a rare opportunity to see this powerful and moving drama.

Munnings & The River

Munnings and the River

Sat 1 Apr - Sun 29 Oct 2017

Art Exhibition by Sir Alfred Munnings at the Munnings Museum, Dedham

The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo

Wed 28 Jun - Sun 2 Jul 2017

Theatrical adaptation of the classic children's book, at the Mercury Theatre

Bat Walk

Bat Walk

Fri 30 Jun 2017

Guided Bat Walk around Castle Park.

Colchester Festival of Life Long Learning

Colchester Festival of Lifelong Learning

Fri 30 Jun - Sat 1 Jul 2017

New Direction? Second Chance? New Interest? New Start? Colchester Festival of Lifelong Learning

Beth Chatto

International Garden Photography of the Year Award

Fri 30 Jun 2017

International Garden Photography of the Year Award photography workshop

Sudbury Farmers' Market

Sudbury Farmers' Market

Fri 30 Jun 2017

Busy farmers' market in St Peter's Church, Sudbury.


The Importance Of Being Earnest

Fri 30 Jun - Sun 2 Jul 2017

Open Air Theatre in Tymperleys Gardens

Club Tropicana

Club Tropicana

Sat 1 Jul 2017

80s Clubnight at Three Wise Monkeys

Fete on the Field

Fete on the Field

Sat 1 Jul 2017

A family friendly day out at King George V Playing Field in Wivenhoe

Camulodunum to Colchester

From Camulodunum to Colchester Guided Walking Tour

Sat 1 Jul 2017

Guided Tour through the Town Centre. Meet at the Visitor Information Centre

Lubaina Himid

Lubaina Himid: Warp and Weft

Sat 1 Jul - Sun 1 Oct 2017

Art Exhibition by 2017 Turner Prize Nominee, Lubaina Himid, at Firstsite

Roman Circus Centre

Roman Circus Guided Tour

Sat 1 Jul 2017

Guided Tours of Colchester's Roman Circus and Visitor Centre

Sounds Of Essex

Sounds of Essex

Sat 1 - Sun 2 Jul 2017

Live music, world music workshops, hands on experiences and a world record attempt. All in Castle Park

The Bazaar

The Bazaar at the Minories

Sat 1 Jul 2017

Monthly market run by local designers, makers, artists and food producers at the Minories.

Music In The Park

Bandstand - Colne Endeavour

Sun 2 Jul 2017

Live Music on the bandstand in Castle Park

Big Sunday

Big Sunday

Sun 2 Jul 2017

Music, Comedy, Food and more in Colchester's Cultural Quarter

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