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February Half Term

Discover what's on this February Half Term in Colchester. 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 February!

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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 them etours 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 winter beer festivals to gourmet tasting sessions and more. Colchester is well know for Tiptree Jam, Mersea Oysters and plenty of other culinary delights. Discover upcoming Food & Drink events in the town. 

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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

Dedham Art Society

Dedham Art Society Winter Exhibition

Sun 2 Dec 2018 - Sat 2 Feb 2019

Dedham Art Society Winter Exhibition Colchester Library Gallery

House in the garden

Garden Open

Thu 10 Jan - Sat 30 Nov 2019

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


Over-time: UCC Art & Design Alumni

Sat 12 Jan - Sat 2 Feb 2019

Art Exhibition at The Minories Galleries

Still image from Regina José Galindo, Raíz, 2015.

Gone to Ground

Tue 15 Jan - Sat 16 Feb 2019

Artists from Latin America explore the challenge of reconnecting with the earth beneath our feet in an era of unprecedented change to the environment generated by human activity.

February Half Term Highlights

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Family on Mersea Beach by Visit Essex

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