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image for Music item typeF.O.X + Dead Cannons + Amethysts

Music, Fri 26 Jan 2018




F.O.X are a synth pop act from Essex.

Having released 2 albums – their debut ‘Chimera’ and follow up ‘Hypoxia’ the band have gained National and International praise along the way for their eye-popping, high energy live shows, major versus minor songwriting and use of electronics. “It’s a synth-tastic slice of pop – rather like The Gossip might sound if all guitars were suddenly outlawed” – BBC Radio 1 "It feels like you’ve been invited to the great disco on the Sun, and you shall dance on the stars until the grand supernova ends us all." - 1Q Music

Dead Cannons create a satisfying brand of piano rock that combines synthesiser, sparkling guitar riff and wonderfully warming vocal harmony. They make a sound that’s thoughtful, uplifting and really packs a punch. 2018 marks the band’s 10th year together and will start with the release of a new EP; ‘Four’.
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Hailing from the depths of the East Anglian countryside, ambient pop duo, AMETHYSTS have been building a formidable reputation. Simon & Clarice mix reverberating guitar loops, dreamy vocals, swirling synths and rattling sub bass. The duo have already gained the approval of Tom Robinson (BBC 6 Music), Huw Stephens (BBC Radio 1) and BBC Introducing.

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
Fri 26 Jan 2018


Tickets £7 / £6 concessions.
Doors open 7.30pm.


Colchester Arts Centre


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