What's on in Colchester

Attractions have temporarily closed their doors and event organisers have now cancelled or postponed events in line with Government guidelines. We are trying to keep all information on the website up to date, but we would advise contacting the venue or business directly for the latest information. You may also find helpful information on our twitter feed: www.twitter.com/visitcolchester 
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Colchester From Home

Colchester from Home

You might not be able to visit Colchester's top attractions, but many of them are bringing you a taste of what they have to your home. You'll find virtual tours, craft activities and much more.

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Guided Tours

Our new season of Guided Tours are currently postponed. Until they are back up and running, take a virtual tour with the Ancient Colchester App. Download on iOS and Android


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 Mersea Island and Tiptree  and their famous produce.

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Family on Mersea Beach by Visit Essex

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Submit an Event

If you wish to submit an event for the "What's On" section of this website, please fill out an Events Submission Form. Please note that events are published at our discretion, and we reserve the right to accept or refuse submissions.

Please Read

The information on our site has been supplied by third parties. Colchester Borough Council will not be held responsible for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of inaccuracy or error within these pages. We advise you contact the venue/event organiser in advance of your visit.