What's on in Colchester

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Easter Holidays in Colchester

Discover what's on in Colchester during the Easter Holidays. There's a whole host of special childrens' events and things to do especially programmed for the school holidays. There's plenty to keep the kids entertained in North Essex this Easter!

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Guided Tours

Guided Tours

Discover our new season of Guided Tours. Running every Saturday at 11am with a qualified Blue or Green Badge guide, plus special theme tours throughout the year. The best way to discover Colchester's history is to walk the streets where the events happened.

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Seafood Platter on Mersea Island, by Visit Essex

Food & Drink Events

From beer festivals to gourmet tasting sessions and much more besides. Colchester is well know for locally produced Tiptree Jam, Mersea Oysters and plenty of other culinary delights. Discover a wide range of mouthwatering food and drink events in the town happening throughout the year. 

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What's On in Colchester Today

Courage Calls to Courage Everywhere

Courage Calls to Courage Everywhere

Sat 10 Nov 2018 - Sun 12 May 2019

Art Exhibition at Firstsite

House in the garden

Garden Open

Thu 10 Jan - Sat 30 Nov 2019

20 acre private garden, tearoom and nursery open to the public

susan pui san lok | A Coven A Grove A Stand

susan pui san lok | A Coven A Grove A Stand

Sat 9 Feb - Sun 21 Apr 2019

Art Exhibition at Firstsite rediscovering the persecution of witches.

Essex Book Festival

Essex Book Festival

Fri 1 - Sun 31 Mar 2019

The county-wide book festival returns for its 20th year

Pier to Pier 2019

Pier to Pier

Wed 6 Mar - Sun 7 Apr 2019

Charity walk

Days Like These

Days Like These

Thu 14 Mar - Sun 26 May 2019

Reclaiming the beauty of Jaywick Sands - Days Like These is an exploration of the beauty of Jaywick Sands using watercolours, sound and virtual reality.

Ain't Misbehavin

Ain't Misbehavin'

Fri 15 - Sat 30 Mar 2019

The Fats Waller musical on stage at the Mercury Theatre

St Andrews Church Flower Festival

St Andrews Church - Flower Festival

Mon 25 - Wed 27 Mar 2019

Flower Festival theme is 'Once upon a time (Fairytales and Pantomime)' A nice day out for the whole family with bric a brac sale, refreshments and tombola

Lee Scratch Perry

Lee Scratch Perry

Tue 26 Mar 2019

The reggae legend, on stage at Colchester Arts Centre

Rockstar at the Headgate Theatre


Tue 26 - Sat 30 Mar 2019

Written by Olly Medlicott Performed by OD Productions

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Family on Mersea Beach by Visit Essex

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