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Music - Bands, Tue 18 Sep 2018

Colchester Arts Centre

Colchester Arts Centre

Colchester Arts Centre

Details

This gig is for a standing audience

Now a solo artist, after a successful career as the founding member, lead vocals and songwriter of Aswad, has recently released his long awaited debut album Urban Jungle with three further works in progress.

He is so lauded as a performer that both The Wailers band and IThrees have seen him step in for them in the place of the legendary Bob Marley for recent live shows.

As a child actor in the children's television series, Here Come the Double Deckers. He also starred as Wesley in the popular British sitcom, Please Sir!, and also in the feature film of the same series in 1971. He also appeared in the James Bond film, Diamonds Are Forever, as well as in The Georgian House and Goodbye Charlie Brite. His performance in the cult hit film Babylon (directed by Franco Rosso), was recently revisited by the British Film Institute and is being aired on the BBC.

As a network TV host, Brinsley presented VH1 Soul Vibrations, BBC's Ebony & Ebony on the road, BBC 6 Music radio shows Lively Up Yourself and Dub Bashment. Brinsley's can be heard presenting the acclaimed radio documentaries Behind The Smile the real life of Bob Marley & Island Rock eight-part series to mark the 40th anniversary of Jamaica's Independence.

Double time grammy nominee lead singer of Aswad, Brinsley scored a British number one chart hit with Don't Turn Around. Followed by another top 20 chart hit, Give A Little Love. The band continued to feature in top 20 in the British charts with the Distant Thunder album and tracks "On and On" and "Next to You" & Shine.

All tickets £16.
Doors open 7.30pm.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 18 Sep 2018 19:30

Prices

All tickets £16.

Contact

Anthony Roberts

01206 500900

Address

Church Street,
Colchester,
Essex,
CO1 1NF

Directions

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Map reference: TL 993251  Lat: 51.88880 Long: 0.89475

Colchester Arts Centre Parking

The closest car park to the Arts Centre is St Mary's Car Park. Find out more about parking in Colchester.

By Public Transport

Many buses that come into Colchester Town Centre Colchester stop on Head Street and the High Street, which are both just a few minutes' walk from the venue.

The closest train station is Colchester Town Station, a 15 minute walk from the Arts Centre. Colchester North Station is a 20 minute walk away (follow the Fixing the Link walking trail) or only a 10 minute journey by bus.

There are bike racks at the Arts Centre.

Parking: with charge

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality