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DIARY

MAY

SUN 1 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETS
SUN 1 GABRIELLE DUCOMBLE BAND JAZZBUY TICKETS
TUE 3 MELT YOURSELF DOWN + TROPIC OF XHAO + ALIEN GIGSBUY TICKETS
WED 4 OLD TRUNK: PRAMKICKER PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
THU 5 MAX & IVAN: THE END COMEDYBUY TICKETS
FRI 6 FARMERS MARKET FRUIT 'N VEG 
FRI 6 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SAT 7 KID CARPET - THE FAMILY ROCK SHOW KIDSBUY TICKETS
SAT 7 SUBCULTURE PRESENTS GENERAL LEVY + YT & THE INNERHEART BAND * GIGSBUY TICKETS
SUN 8 GREG FOOT: CAUTION: SAFETY GOGGLES REQUIRED! * FAMILY SHOWBUY TICKETS
MON 9 SAM CARTER TRIO * FOLKBUY TICKETS
TUE 10 I HEAR VOICES THEATRE CO PRESENTS: BENTLEY STRANGETROUSERS & THE DANCE OF DOOM THEATREBUY TICKETS
WED 11 LIZ AGGISS: SLAP AND TICKLE PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
THU 12 TOM STADE: YOU'RE WELCOME! COMEDYBUY TICKETS
FRI 13 THE JOY FORMIDABLE * GIGSBUY TICKETS
SAT 14 WINTERFYLLETH + FEN + THE KING IS BLIND + TERRA GIGSBUY TICKETS
SUN 15 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETS
SUN 15 THE WARM & TOASTY CLUB GIGSBUY TICKETS
MON 16 TIM EDEY * FOLKBUY TICKETS
WED 18 SPLIT BRITCHES: RETRO(PER)SPECTIVE PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
THU 19 MUGENKYO TAIKO DRUMMERS WORLD MUSICBUY TICKETS
FRI 20 SH*TWIFE + JOHN CALLAGHAN + PHANTOM CHIPS GIGSBUY TICKETS
SAT 21 KRAZY KAT THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS THE VERY MAGIC FLUTE KIDSBUY TICKETS
SAT 21 SPRING SWING SPECTACULAR! * GIGSBUY TICKETS
MON 23 RURA * FOLKBUY TICKETS
TUE 24 AN EVENING WITH LUKE BEARDON * TALKBUY TICKETS
WED 25 DINIS MACHADO: PARADIGM PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
THU 26 JOHN LAW: GOLDBERG NEW MUSICBUY TICKETS
FRI 27 PATRICK MONAHAN: THE DISCO YEARS COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SAT 28 KIERAN HODGSON: LANCE COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SUN 29 THE VINYL SESSIONS - DAVID BOWIE: STATION TO STATION MUSICBUY TICKETS
SUN 29 PIKACYU / MAKOTO + MOTHER SKY GIGSBUY TICKETS
TUE 31 COLCHESTER BEER FESTIVAL * BEERBUY TICKETS

JUNE

WED 1 COLCHESTER BEER FESTIVAL * BEERBUY TICKETS
THU 2 COLCHESTER BEER FESTIVAL * BEERBUY TICKETS
FRI 3 COLCHESTER BEER FESTIVAL * BEERBUY TICKETS
SAT 4 COLCHESTER BEER FESTIVAL * BEERBUY TICKETS
SUN 5 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETS
SUN 5 JOANNA EDEN: JONI & ME JAZZBUY TICKETS
WED 8 MARK STEEL'S IN TOWN (BBC RADIO 4 RECORDING) * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
THU 9 FAIRPORT CONVENTION * FOLKBUY TICKETS
FRI 10 FARMERS MARKET FRUIT 'N VEG 
FRI 10 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SAT 11 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS PRESENTS THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER KIDSBUY TICKETS
SUN 12 COMPAGNIE ANIMOTION PRESENTS PORTMANTEAU KIDSBUY TICKETS
MON 13 EDDIE IZZARD: FORCE MAJEURE 333 (IN GERMAN) * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
MON 13 EDDIE IZZARD: FORCE MAJEURE 333 (IN FRENCH) * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
MON 13 EDDIE IZZARD: FORCE MAJEURE 333 (IN ENGLISH) * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
TUE 14 JAMES FREEDMAN: MAN OF STEAL SHOWBUY TICKETS
WED 15 HARRY LESLIE SMITH: HARRY'S LAST STAND TALKBUY TICKETS
THU 16 SANS WORLD MUSICBUY TICKETS
SAT 18 MODS & COPPERS GIGSBUY TICKETS
SUN 19 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETS
SUN 19 MARTIN SIMPSON, ANDY CUTTING & NANCY KERR * FOLKBUY TICKETS
WED 22 SLEAFORD MODS: INVISIBLE BRITAIN FILMBUY TICKETS
THU 23 DELIRIUM - A MOVIE BY COSMOTROPIA DE XAM FILMBUY TICKETS
FRI 24 LIMEHOUSE LIZZY * GIGSBUY TICKETS
SAT 25 CUT HANDS GIGSBUY TICKETS
SUN 26 THE VINYL SESSIONS - THE 13TH FLOOR ELEVATORS: THE PSYCHEDELIC SOUND OF THE 13TH FLOOR ELEVATORS MUSICBUY TICKETS
TUE 28 SARA PASCOE: ANIMAL - SOLD OUT COMEDYSOLD OUT
THU 30 SIMON FINN + THE WINGLESS HERON GIGSBUY TICKETS

JULY

FRI 1 FARMERS MARKET FRUIT 'N VEG 
FRI 1 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SUN 3 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETS
SUN 3 THE JANET SEIDEL TRIO: DEAR BLOSSOM - A TRIBUTE TO BLOSSOM DEARIE JAZZBUY TICKETS
WED 6 SABAR DRUMMING WORKSHOP WITH MODOU DIOUF (10.30AM - 12.30PM) WORKSHOPBUY TICKETS
WED 6 SABAR DRUMMING WORKSHOP WITH MODOU DIOUF (2PM - 4PM) WORKSHOPBUY TICKETS
WED 6 AN EVENING OF AFRICAN KORA AND SABAR DRUMMING WITH MODOU DIOUF & SEFO KANUTEH WORLD MUSICBUY TICKETS
THU 7 GEORGE DILLON: STUNNING THE PUNTERS (& OTHER STORIES) THEATREBUY TICKETS
FRI 15 RAGING SPEEDHORN + STONEGHOST + BY ANY MEANS GIGSBUY TICKETS
SUN 17 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETS
FRI 22 AFLA SACKEY & AFRIK BAWANTU WORLD MUSICBUY TICKETS
SAT 23 FEMI & THE INRHYTHMS WORLD MUSICBUY TICKETS
SUN 24 JOYCE MOHOLOAGAE WORLD MUSICBUY TICKETS
FRI 29 PARTY IN THE PARK - FRIDAY FESTIVALBUY TICKETS
SAT 30 PARTY IN THE PARK - SATURDAY FESTIVALBUY TICKETS
SUN 31 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETS

AUGUST

FRI 5 FARMERS MARKET FRUIT 'N VEG 
FRI 5 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SUN 7 VINYL SESSIONS JAZZ SPECIAL! JAZZBUY TICKETS
SAT 13 RUDER THAN U * GIGSBUY TICKETS
SUN 14 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETS
TUE 16 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL: MAGIC ISLAND SOUNDS * KIDSBUY TICKETS
WED 17 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL: MAGIC ISLAND SOUNDS KIDSBUY TICKETS
THU 18 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL: MAGIC ISLAND SOUNDS KIDSBUY TICKETS
FRI 19 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL: MAGIC ISLAND SOUNDS KIDSBUY TICKETS
SAT 20 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL: BOLLYWOOD DAY * KIDSBUY TICKETS
SUN 21 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL: ROOM 2 MOVE * KIDSBUY TICKETS
WED 24 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL: SYD SPIRIT DANCE SUMMER SCHOOL FOR 7-12 YEAR OLDS. * KIDSBUY TICKETS
THU 25 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL: SYD SPIRIT DANCE SUMMER SCHOOL FOR 7-12 YEAR OLDS. KIDSBUY TICKETS
FRI 26 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL: SYD SPIRIT DANCE SUMMER SCHOOL FOR 7-12 YEAR OLDS. KIDSBUY TICKETS
SUN 28 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETS

SEPTEMBER

FRI 2 FARMERS MARKET FRUIT 'N VEG 
FRI 2 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SUN 4 PAUL TOWNDROW/STEVE HAMILTON DUO JAZZBUY TICKETS
THU 8 ISY SUTTIE: THE ACTUAL ONE COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SUN 11 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETS
FRI 16 DINGUS KHAN GIGSBUY TICKETS
SAT 17 LEE HURST: COMEDY SHOW NO.9 * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SUN 18 MARTIN NEWELL'S GOLDEN AFTERNOON GIGSBUY TICKETS
MON 19 PONS AELIUS * FOLKBUY TICKETS
SAT 24 THE MONOCHROME SET GIGSBUY TICKETS
SUN 25 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETS
MON 26 THE ASKEW SISTERS * FOLKBUY TICKETS
TUE 27 JONATHAN PIE: LIVE! * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
FRI 30 MARK THOMAS: THE RED SHED (DOORS 6.30PM) * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
FRI 30 MARK THOMAS: THE RED SHED (DOORS 9PM) * COMEDYBUY TICKETS

OCTOBER

MON 3 SOUTHERN TENANT FOLK UNION * FOLKBUY TICKETS
THU 6 JO CAULFIELD: THE CUSTOMER IS ALWAYS WRONG COMEDYBUY TICKETS
FRI 7 FARMERS MARKET FRUIT 'N VEG 
FRI 7 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SAT 8 THE ELIS JAMES & JOHN ROBINS EXPERIENCE COMEDYBUY TICKETS
MON 10 O'HOOLEY & TIDOW * FOLKBUY TICKETS
FRI 14 PAUL ZERDIN: SPONGEFINGER * - POSTPONED COMEDYBUY TICKETS
FRI 14 SIMON MUNNERY: STANDING STILL COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SAT 15 HEIDI TALBOT FOLKBUY TICKETS
SUN 16 LUCY PORTER: CONSEQUENCES COMEDYBUY TICKETS
MON 17 MAIRE NI CHATHASAIGH & CHRIS NEWMAN * FOLKBUY TICKETS
THU 20 KEVIN PEARCE GIGSBUY TICKETS
FRI 21 MORGAN & WEST: PARLOUR TRICKS SHOWBUY TICKETS
MON 24 KATRIONA GILMORE & JAMIE ROBERTS * FOLKBUY TICKETS
TUE 25 KESTON COBBLERS CLUB GIGSBUY TICKETS
THU 27 GLENN TILBROOK * GIGSBUY TICKETS
SUN 30 JENNY ECLAIR: HOW TO BE A MIDDLE AGED WOMAN WITHOUT GOING INSANE * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
MON 31 FAUSTUS * FOLKBUY TICKETS

NOVEMBER

WED 2 CHRIS DOBROWOLSKI: ANTARCTICA PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
FRI 4 FARMERS MARKET FRUIT 'N VEG 
FRI 4 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
TUE 8 AFRO CELT SOUND SYSTEM * GIGSBUY TICKETS
THU 10 JASON BYRNE IS PROPPED UP COMEDYBUY TICKETS
FRI 11 ONLY FOOLS AND BOYCIE: AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES ACTOR JOHN CHALLIS TALKBUY TICKETS
SAT 12 THE PAUL FRANCIS BAND * GIGSBUY TICKETS
SUN 13 MARI WILSON: THE POP DELUXE TOUR GIGSBUY TICKETS
TUE 15 GARY DELANEY: THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT GARY COMEDYBUY TICKETS
THU 17 JAMES ACASTER: RESET * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
TUE 22 THE HORNE SECTION COMEDYBUY TICKETS
FRI 25 HAL CRUTTENDEN: STRAIGHT OUTTA CRUTTENDEN COMEDYBUY TICKETS

DECEMBER

THU 1 DREADZONE GIGSBUY TICKETS
FRI 2 FARMERS MARKET FRUIT 'N VEG 
FRI 2 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SAT 10 THE BLOCKHEADS * GIGSBUY TICKETS
FRI 23 A CHRISTMAS CAROL BY CANDLELIGHT XMAS STORYBUY TICKETS
2017

MARCH

SAT 18 AN EVENING WITH THE ARCHERS ACTRESS SUNNY ORMONDE (THE OUTRAGEOUS LILIAN BELLAMY!) TALKBUY TICKETS

APRIL

SAT 29 THE FLOYD EFFECT: DARK SIDE OF THE MOON & BEYOND * GIGSBUY TICKETS