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Caley's Domino Crackers Poster

Art Exhibition at the Munnings Museum

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Our regular walking tour, covering 2000 years of Colchester's history. Runs every Saturday.

Roman River Festival: 28 September to 2 October 2022

Magical evenings of glorious music from world-class musicians.

Good Luck, Studio

A new dark comedy at the Mercury Theatre

Images of Muchael Palin in a style reminiscent of a propoganda poster.

Michael Palin, the Monty Python legend and intrepid globetrotter, is coming to Colchester's Charter…

Stylised ilustrations of a chef's hat, saw, painbrush and moustache, in pink on a yellow background. Text with the event details.

Essex's largest Monthly Craft and Makers Marke

Trick and Treats

Don't be afraid – get on your broomsticks and blow the cobwebs away by haunting Colchester city…

Market stalls outside Jumbo water tower

Colchester's Farmers Market takes place in the public square outside the Mercury Theatre on the…

Fresh Air Festival

Fresh Air Festival (FAF) is a street performance festival with community at the heart of it. It's…

Colchester Fringe Festival 2022

The Colchester Fringe Festival returns for 2022

Festival of the Dead

Europe’s biggest touring halloween show comes to Charter Hall.

A tortoise and a pumpkin

‘Shriek Week’ returns to Colchester Zoo this October half term!

NSPCC Book Fair

The Annual Book Sale provides a unique opportunity to browse and purchase from a choice of many…

Peppa Pig's Best Day Ever

Children's show at the Mercury Theatre

A tour guide dressed as 'Aggie - the jailer's wife'

The history of Colchester, but with all the gruesome gory and revolting bits (ie. all the…

Life size Thomas  at the East Anglian Railway Museum

Join Thomas and friends at the East Anglian Railway Museum for a perfect family day out

Mersea Island Puppet Fest 2022

The original Zippy from Rainbow and TV Puppet friends come to Mersea MICA Centre on the 30th…

Fireworks Exploding over the Bandstand in Castle Park

The spectacular annual fireworks display in Colchester's Castle Park returns for once again for…

Raven Park Fireworks at Colchester Rugby Club

Colchester Rugby Club have once again partnered with Dynamic Fireworks for our biggest display…

Christmas Lights in Red Lion Yard

Late night shopping returns to Colchester Town Centre for Christmas 2022

Capture the Glow

Join the Festive Light Parade and walk through the city to watch the Christmas Lights spring to…

London Film Music Orchestra

Cinema's most magical music performed by London Film Music Chamber Orchestra under the light of a…

Collage of handmade crafts

A stunning selection of locally based makers, artists and designers Free entry and plenty of…

A silhouette of Beauty and the Beast dancing in front of a stained glass window featuring a prominent rose image.

The Mercury Theatre's popular and acclaimed Panto returns for 2022, with a new production of Beauty…

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