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Mehdi Jalalaghdamian: Art In Exile

Firstsite presents a special year-long exhibition by Iranian rug maker, Mehdi Jalalaghdamian…

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Take a guided walking tour around Colchester to discover its history and heritage with an expert…

Market stalls outside Jumbo water tower

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

painting of naked lady eating cake and drinking tea

Join us for a special evening event to celebrate the opening of our hotly anticipated new…

The Rock Orchestra by Candlelight

A chamber orchestra breathing beautifully dark energy into legendary Rock & Metal tracks, in…

A silhouette of two children with toy swords in front of Colchester Castle

Sleep over in Colchester Castle!

Jason Fox

Ex-soldier Jason Fox brings the remarkable story to Colchester's Charter Hall

a portrait of a woman with blonde hair, beside a teapot.

Art Exhibition at Firstsite

A small green Waggon und Maschinenbau Railbus E79963 sits by the platform

Unlimited Diesel Rides at the East Anglian Railway Museum

London Mozart Players

SOLD OUT! Orlando Jopling conducts, at the Mercury Theatre

Chappel Winter Beer Festival 2023

The popular beer festival at the East Anglian Railway Museum returns for its winter edition.

Henning Wehn

Watch the self-styled German Comedy Ambassador at Colchester's Charter Hall.

They Don’t Pay? We Won’t Pay

A ferociously funny political farce, at the Mercury Theatre

Sap

A contemporary thriller with ancient roots, at the Mercury Theatre.

Paul T Davies: Bury Me In Colchester Mud

Revived and performed as part of the cultural celebrations of Colchester being granted City status,…

Steam Train

Steam Trains at the East Anglian Railway Museum

Life size Thomas  at the East Anglian Railway Museum

Join Thomas & Friends for family fun at the East Anglian Railway Museum

Sara Pascoe

Comedy at Charter Hall

John Kearns - The Varnishing Days

Stand Up Comedy at Colchester Arts Centre

Around the World in 80 Days

Join this raggle-taggle band of travelling circus performers as they embark on their most daring…

Stewart Lee – Basic Lee

One man, one microphone and one microphone in the wings in case the one on stage breaks

Great Expectations

Charles Dickens’ best-loved novel is brought to life on stage at the Mercury Theatre.

Vintage cars at the East Anglian Railway Museum

Steam Engines & Classic Cars at the East Anglian Railway Museum

Colchester Medieval Fayre

Colchester Medieval Fayre and Oyster Market returns to Castle Park

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