What's on in Colchester

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Christmas in Colchester

There's plenty to see and do this Christmas in Colchester. Big Festive events, Christmas Fairs, Santa's Grottos, Late Night Shopping, Lights, Music and more besides. Have a browse through our dedicated Christmas page.

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Grayson Perry: The Life of Julie Cope

Art exhibition at Firstsite by the Turner Prize winning artist charting the development of the nearby large scale project A House For Essex .

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Guided Tours

Camulodunum to Colchester Walking Tours

Discover some of the dramatic events that have shaped the town on a guided walk with one ouf our qualified guides.

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What's On in Colchester Today

Ady Johnson

Ady Johnson & Adrian Nation Live Christmas Show

Wed 6 - Wed 13 Dec 2017

Ady Johnson's annual gig - at the Headgate Theatre this year.

Layer Marney Tower

Christmas Carol

Mon 11 - Fri 15 Dec 2017

The Christmas Carol organised by Groups Direct – tour, three course lunch and Christmas

CAS Winter Exhibition

Colchester Art Society 2017 Winter Exhibition

Sat 9 - Thu 21 Dec 2017

Art Eexhibition at the Minories

Grayson Perry

Grayson Perry: The Life of Julie Cope

Sat 18 Nov 2017 - Sun 18 Feb 2018

Exhibition by Grayson Perry at Firstsite

Ice Slide

Ice Slide

Fri 1 Dec 2017 - Wed 3 Jan 2018

Have fun on the amazing 35 metre long Ice Slide in Castle Park.


Rose Finn-Kelcey: Power for the People

Sat 2 Dec 2017 - Sun 4 Mar 2018

Exhibition by Rose Finn-Kelcey at Firstsite

Snow White

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Sat 25 Nov 2017 - Sun 14 Jan 2018

Classic panto fun for all the family at the Mercury Theatre

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