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Firstsite Contemporary Art Gallery

Take part in the largest exhibition ever, The Great Big Art Exhibition.

Nightflix Drive-In Cinema logo

Catch some movies from your car at a drive-in cinema

An outdoor bar under a white canopy, with fairy lights wrapped around a tree trunk

Lion Walk presents a magical Secret Garden.

The Colchester Fringe Festival logo - a purple elephant - and he #shopwindowtakeover hashtag

The Colchester Fringe Festival team take over the town centre with the ‘The Mayday Shop Window…

Roman re-enactors in front of a modern day mosaic

Free guided tours around the gardens at the Roman Circus

Michael Landy's Welcome to Essex sign on country road. Ink on paper drawing

Colchester's contemporary art gallery, Firstsite hosts a major exhibition of brand new works by…

Photographs of a darkened stage with a seated orchestra lit by lasers, text reads ' Ibiza Orchestra Live, Colchester, Ibiza Classics 2021, Colchester,

Club Classics played by the Ibiza Orchestra in Castle Park

Colchester Medieval Fayre

Colchester Medieval Fayre and Oyster Market returns to Castle Park

The Nearly Festival Logo

The ever popular festival dedicated to the finest tribute bands around returns to Colchester's Old…

an image of a food truck in a park, a wooden sign reads 'Eating Street', text in the sky reads 'Open Air Street Food Market'

Street Food Market in Colchester's Castle Park. COVID-19 Safe.

Colchester Outdoor film and street food fest, white writing on a red tinted photograph of castle park

Outdoor film screenings in Colchester's Castle Park. COVID-19 Safe.

Colchester Outdoor Film & Food Festival featuring Kids Club, OutdoorClassics, Late Night Horrors, Sunflix and Chill.

Large Screen LED Screen for Day

Outdoor film screenings in Colchester's Castle Park. COVID-19 Safe.

The Colchester Pride Logo - a rainbow silhouette of the town's iconic landmarks

Colchester Pride returns for 2021 with a day of celebration, education and entertainment.

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

Grayson Perry

Let Grayson take you through an enlightening and eye-watering evening

Olly Murs Summer Tour 2021
29 August 2021 - Colchester Castle Park
ollymurs.com
Tickets on Sale - 9am Friday 09 October

Local lad Olly Murs rounds off his 25 date UK tour with the final show in Colchester's Castle Park…

Invasion Colchester Logo

*Back in 2021* Invasion Colchester returns to town for its tenth year

The Roman River Festival logo imposed on a picture of the sun breaking through the trees in a woodland full of bluebells. 16 - 26 September 2021.

The well-loved festival of music returns to Colchester for 2021.

Jason Donovan - Even More Good Reasons

Jason can’t wait to play his first music concert tour in four years with his ‘Even More Good…

Ben Fogle

Thrilling tales from a modern day explorer. From crossing Antarctica to conquering Everest, Ben…

Jason Manford Like Me

‘Like Me’ is Jason’s latest comic offering set to hit the road!

Jo Whiley's Anthems 90s Anthems - 2020 Uk Tour. Friday 1st October - Colchester Charter Hall

Superstar DJ, Radio & TV presenter ‘Jo Whiley’ is coming to Charter Hall, Colchester

The Women's Tour Logo

The Women's Tour comes to Colchester and North East Essex

Colchester Zoo Stampede

A unique chance to run the Colchester Stampede Half Marathon at Colchester Zoo

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