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An illustration of the Castle turning into a Roman soldier

Roman history exhibition at Colchester Castle Museum

Roman River Festival : 16-26 Sept 2021

The well-loved festival of music returns to Colchester for 2021.

Essex Bigger Weekend

From August 18, residents from Essex, Kent and East Sussex can enter a ballot to be in with a…

Simon Amstell - Spirit Hole poster

Stand Up Comedy at Colchester's Mercury Theatre

Battleswick Beer Festival

Huge selection of local ales served from the hay barn. LIVE MUSIC - BATTLE OF THE BUSKERS FOOD…

Colchester Sausage and Cider Festival

The Sausage & Cider Fest arrives for the first time in Colchester!

Starlight Safari Night - 25th September 2021, open until 9.30pm

Late Night Opening at Colchester Zoo

Elsa James sits in a tunnel

The highly regarded showcase for emerging artists launches it's 2021 selections in Colchester.

Ibiza Orchestra Live, Colchester, Lower Castle Park, Saturday 25th September

Club Classics played by the Ibiza Orchestra in Castle Park

The Hythe, Colchester

Colchester Sea Cadets celebrate 30 years of the TS Colne Light

"Pick your own pumpkins - pre booked tickets only" - an image of the pumpkin patch

Pick your own pumpkins, just in time for Halloween.

Jason Manford Like Me

‘Like Me’ is Jason’s latest comic offering set to hit the road! Catch it at Colchester's Charter…

Firstsite celebrating 10 years

Firstsite celebrates it's 10th birthday with a party for the community!

Antigone Poster

British Premiere at the Mercury Theatre

Jo Whiley's Anthems 90s Anthems - 2020 Uk Tour. Friday 1st October - Colchester Charter Hall

Superstar DJ, Radio & TV presenter ‘Jo Whiley’ is coming to Charter Hall, Colchester

Colchester United Stadium

League Two Football at the Jobserve Community Stadium - home of Colchester United.

The Women's Tour Logo

The Women's Tour comes to Colchester and North East Essex

Trail of Terror - a lone figure on a foggy, tree-lined path

Colchester Zoo's Trail of Terror is not for the faint hearted!

John Bishop World Tour 2021/22
Right Here Right Now

Comedy superstar John Bishop is coming to Colchester Charter Hall with his highly anticipated…

The Colchester Fringe organisers Cameron & Steve wearing raincoats standing against a brick wall, Shar Cooterie is leaning out of a window behind them

Colchester Fringe Festival is happening in Autumn 2021!

John Bishop

Stand Up Comedy at Colchester Charter Hall

Sirens Poster

A Mercury Original, set on Mersea Island at Halloween

The World's Greatest Explorer - Sir Ranulph Fiennes - Living Dangerously. Fane.co.uk/fiennes

The world's greatest living explorer finally ticks Colchester off his bucket list.

The Three Musketeers

Raucous comedy adaptation of the Alexander Dumas classic, at the Mercury Theatre.

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