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Play, Tue 26 Feb 2019, £5-£10

Banner Theatre: Spirit of 1868

Banner Theatre: Spirit of 1868


Banner Theatre return to a favourite venue with a history of trade union struggles over the last 150 years. Expect rollicking tunes, videos, and interviews that bring you slap up to date with the struggle for union recognition and a living wage. One of the best agit-prop theatre companies will tell the stories of the 1888 Match Girls strike, formation of the Labour Party, 1926 General Strike, birth of the NHS, 1976 Grunwick Strike; and the 2004 Canary Wharf cleaners dispute, and finally the McDonalds strikes in the current era. This show is brought to you by Colchester Trades Union Council.

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 26 Feb 2019 19:30


Tickets £10 / £5 concessions


Church Street,


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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


  • 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