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An illustration of the Castle turning into a Roman soldier

Roman history exhibition at Colchester Castle Museum

The Packing shed - a brown hut on a small island.

Take a boat out to an open day at the old oyster packing shed in Mersea.

Colchester Castle Park's Victorian Bandstand

Colchester Castle Park's popular bandstand concerts return for the summer in 2021

A tour guide in costume as 'the jailer's wife'

Guided Walk for families of gruesome Colchester history

Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

A Sherlock Holmes Mystery at the Mercury Theatre

Colchester Medieval Fayre

Colchester Medieval Fayre and Oyster Market returns to Castle Park

The Nearly Festival Logo

The ever popular festival dedicated to the finest tribute bands around returns to Colchester's Old…

St Botolph's Gate in Colchester's Roman Wall

Follow in the footsteps of the Emperor Claudius and Queen Boudica and uncover Colchester's…

Colchester United Stadium

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

Smoke & Firs Festivals - Colchester Castle Park 20 - 22 August 2021

BBQ festival in Colchester's Castle Park

Clacton airshow

Clacton Airshow presents the Clacton 150 Flypast - August 26 and 27 The Red Arrows will be…

West Mersea Town Regatta 2021 Logo - Mermaid illustration

West Mersea Town Regatta takes place on Mersea Island in Essex, and has been running since 1838

The Colchester Pride Logo - a rainbow silhouette of the town's iconic landmarks

Colchester Pride returns for 2021 with a day of celebration, education and entertainment.

Life size Thomas  at the East Anglian Railway Museum

Join Thomas and friends at the East Anglian Railway Museum for a perfect family day out

Grayson Perry

Let Grayson take you through an enlightening and eye-watering evening

Colchester Castle is Under Siege - Calling all brave young knights, warrior princes, and princesses. 29 - 30 August 2021 [Photo of battling Knights]

Family fun at Colchester Castle

Olly Murs Summer Tour 2021
29 August 2021 - Colchester Castle Park
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Tickets on Sale - 9am Friday 09 October

Local lad Olly Murs rounds off his 25 date UK tour with the final show in Colchester's Castle Park…

Eco Festival Colchester - 4th September

A celebration of sustainable living in Lower Castle Park

Invasion Colchester Logo

*Back for 2021* Invasion Colchester returns to town for its tenth year

Classic Cars in Castle Park Colchester

The Essex Classic Vehicle Show returns to Colchester Castle Park for 2021

Colchester Anti Loo Roll Festival

This will be Colchester Anti Loo Roll Brigades first big event . As a Community Interest Company we…

The Roman River Festival logo imposed on a picture of the sun breaking through the trees in a woodland full of bluebells. 16 - 26 September 2021.

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

Jason Donovan - Even More Good Reasons

Jason can’t wait to play his first music concert tour in four years with his ‘Even More Good…

Ben Fogle

Thrilling tales from a modern day explorer. From crossing Antarctica to conquering Everest, Ben…

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