What's on in Colchester

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Castle Park

Castle Park this Summer

Discover everything happening in Colchester Castle Park this summer, including fairs, fetes and festivals, pictures in the park, and the ever-popular sunday afternoon concerts on the park's Victorian Bandstand  


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Guided Tours

Guided Tours

Why not try one of our Guided Tours? Running every Saturday at 11am with a qualified Blue or Green Badge guide, the best way to discover Colchester's history is to walk the streets where the events happened.

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Cudmore Grove Country Park by Visit Essex

Half Term Fun

Looking for things to do with the kids this half term? From T-shirt printing to Tractor rides, pond dipping to picnic in the Priory, we've got half term covered! 

 

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What's On in Colchester Today

Colchester Collectors

Colchester Collectors

Mon 11 Dec 2017 - Fri 29 Jun 2018

Exhibition of local people's collections at Colchester Castle

Bronze Age

BRONZE AGE c. 3500 BC – AD 2018

Sat 17 Mar - Sun 28 Oct 2018

Art Exhibition at Firstsite

The Britishness Project

The Britishness Project

Sat 17 Mar - Sun 17 Jun 2018

Art Exhibition at Firstsite

Munnings Sign

RA250: Sir Alfred Munnings and the Royal Academy

Fri 30 Mar - Wed 31 Oct 2018

Exhibition celebrating Alfred Munnings as Past President of the Royal Academy

Jewelled lawn

National Garden Scheme Open garden

Thu 5 Apr - Fri 27 Jul 2018

There is always plenty to see in this 10 acre garden with two ponds and river Blackwater. Jewelled lawn in early April then spectacular tulips and blossom lead on to a huge number of different and colourful plants.

She Rises by Kate Worsley

Beginners Creative Writing course

Wed 25 Apr - Wed 4 Jul 2018

Always fancied writing but don't know where to start? Are you a secret writer but haven't dared show anyone your work? Prize-winning local novelist Kate Worsley is running a new beginners creative writing course at The Red Lion, Manningtree

Beginners Creative Writing (Evening)

Beginners Creative Writing with Kate Worsley

Wed 25 Apr - Wed 4 Jul 2018

Always fancied writing but don't know where to start? Are you a secret writer but haven't dared show anyone your work? In this class we explore what makes fiction work and how you can turn your ideas into reality.

Jaywick Martello Tower

The Cold War 1945-1989

Wed 9 May - Sun 24 Jun 2018

History exhibition about the Cold War.

Lata Upadhyaya

Lata Upadhyaya | Transit: Identity of a White Van

Sat 12 May - Sun 17 Jun 2018

Art Exhibition at Firstsite

Extreme Robots

Extreme Robots

Tue 15 May - Sun 16 Sep 2018

Robot Battle at Charter Hall

https://www.curiousabout.co.uk/colchester.html

Curious About Colchester

Fri 18 May - Fri 15 Jun 2018

Explore, Discover & Enjoy Colchester with Curious About Colchester!

Emma Healey

Author Talk: Emma Healey

Mon 21 May 2018

Literary conversation at Red Lion Books

All Trees Great & Small

Castle Park Tree Tour

Mon 21 May 2018

Tree Trail of Castle Park

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Family on Mersea Beach by Visit Essex

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