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DIARY

AUGUST

SUN 28 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETS
WED 31 I HEAR VOICES PRESENTS DAVIS ATTLEBURGH: PSYCHIC WILDLIFE DETECTIVE THEATREBUY TICKETS

SEPTEMBER

THU 1 SILVER APPLES + TOMAGA + ((((((((PALINDROMES)))))))) GIGSBUY TICKETS
FRI 2 FARMERS MARKET FRUIT 'N VEG 
FRI 2 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SAT 3 EMORTUUS: THE FALLEN * VARIETYBUY TICKETS
SUN 4 PAUL TOWNDROW / STEVE HAMILTON DUO JAZZBUY TICKETS
TUE 6 SAM LEE & FRIENDS FOLKBUY TICKETS
THU 8 ISY SUTTIE: THE ACTUAL ONE COMEDYBUY TICKETS
FRI 9 PAJAMA MEN: 2 MAN 3 MUSKETEERS COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SAT 10 COMEDY CLUB 4 KIDS (WITH BSL SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETATION) KIDSBUY TICKETS
SAT 10 JENNIE GUTHRIE STEPHENS: PHILIP MORANT HERITAGEBUY TICKETS
SUN 11 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETS
SUN 11 ST MARY AT THE WALLS: A HISTORY HERITAGEBUY TICKETS
SUN 11 BRIAN LIGHT: THE STORY OF JUMBO HERITAGEBUY TICKETS
WED 14 BANNER THEATRE: CHICAGO - THE GREAT TEACHERS' STRIKE * THEATREBUY TICKETS
THU 15 GEORGE EGG: ANARCHIST COOK COMEDYBUY TICKETS
FRI 16 DINGUS KHAN + JOHN CALLAGHAN + RAD PITT 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
TUE 20 TAUPE GIGSBUY TICKETS
FRI 23 KLANGHAUS (AT THE QUEEN STREET BUS DEPOT, COLCHESTER) NEW MUSICBUY TICKETS
FRI 23 THE STONES * GIGSBUY TICKETS
SAT 24 SEALEGS PUPPET THEATRE PRESENTS LITTLE BO PEEP (DOORS 10.30AM) KIDSBUY TICKETS
SAT 24 SEALEGS PUPPET THEATRE PRESENTS LITTLE BO PEEP - RELAXED PERFORMANCE WITH BSL INTERPRETATION KIDSBUY TICKETS
SAT 24 KLANGHAUS (AT THE QUEEN STREET BUS DEPOT, COLCHESTER) NEW MUSICBUY TICKETS
SAT 24 THE MONOCHROME SET + VINCE PETCHEY + THE FAILURE MEN GIGSBUY TICKETS
SUN 25 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETS
SUN 25 THE VINYL SESSIONS - MIKE OLDFIELD: TUBULAR BELLS MUSICBUY TICKETS
SUN 25 KLANGHAUS (AT THE QUEEN STREET BUS DEPOT, COLCHESTER) NEW MUSICBUY TICKETS
SUN 25 STEVE REICH AT 80: DR K SEXTET * NEW MUSICBUY TICKETS
MON 26 THE ASKEW SISTERS * FOLKBUY TICKETS
TUE 27 JONATHAN PIE: LIVE! * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
WED 28 FROZEN LIGHT: HOME (11AM) PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
WED 28 FROZEN LIGHT: HOME (1.30PM) PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
THU 29 FROZEN LIGHT: HOME (11AM) PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
THU 29 FROZEN LIGHT: HOME (1.30PM) PERFORMANCEBUY 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

SAT 1 ANDY FAIRWEATHER LOW & THE LOWRIDERS FEATURING THE HI RIDERS SOUL REVIEW GIGSBUY TICKETS
SUN 2 ALICE D'LUMIERE'S TURNABOUT TEA WORKSHOPBUY TICKETS
SUN 2 REG & THE READERS JAZZBUY TICKETS
MON 3 SOUTHERN TENANT FOLK UNION * FOLKBUY TICKETS
TUE 4 MATT FORDE: IT'S MY POLITICAL PARTY (AND I'LL CRY IF I WANT TO) COMEDYBUY TICKETS
WED 5 KATY BAIRD: WORKSHY PERFORMANCEBUY 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 BOOSTER CUSHION THEATRE: OLD MACDONALD & THE THREE LITTLE PIGS PLUS - WORKSHOP KIDSBUY TICKETS
SAT 8 BOOSTER CUSHION THEATRE: OLD MACDONALD & THE THREE LITTLE PIGS PLUS - RELAXED PERFORMANCE KIDSBUY TICKETS
SAT 8 THE ELIS JAMES & JOHN ROBINS EXPERIENCE COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SUN 9 SHAPPI KHORSANDI: OH MY COUNTRY! FROM MORRIS DANCING TO MORRISSEY * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
MON 10 O'HOOLEY & TIDOW * FOLKBUY TICKETS
WED 12 A CIVIC CEREMONIAL IV: A WALKING TOUR OF BRITAINS OLDEST RECORDED COMEDY TOWN COMEDYBUY TICKETS
WED 12 JACKIE HAGAN: SOME PEOPLE HAVE TOO MANY LEGS PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
FRI 14 PAUL ZERDIN: SPONGEFINGER * - POSTPONED COMEDYBUY TICKETS
FRI 14 SIMON MUNNERY: STANDING STILL COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SAT 15 A CIVIC CEREMONIAL IV: A WALKING TOUR OF BRITAINS OLDEST RECORDED COMEDY TOWN COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SAT 15 HEIDI TALBOT FOLKBUY TICKETS
SUN 16 COLCHESTER NEW COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR FINAL 2016 COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SUN 16 LUCY PORTER: CONSEQUENCES COMEDYBUY TICKETS
MON 17 MAIRE NI CHATHASAIGH & CHRIS NEWMAN * FOLKBUY TICKETS
TUE 18 MARTIN TAYLOR + SUPPORT JAZZBUY TICKETS
WED 19 CATHERINE HOFFMAN: FREE LUNCH WITH THE STENCHWENCH PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
THU 20 KEVIN PEARCE GIGSBUY TICKETS
FRI 21 MORGAN & WEST: PARLOUR TRICKS SHOWBUY TICKETS
SAT 22 GARLIC THEATRE PRESENTS JACK & THE BEANS TALK KIDSBUY TICKETS
SUN 23 THE VINYL SESSIONS - TALKING HEADS: REMAIN IN LIGHT MUSICBUY TICKETS
SUN 23 TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD - WITH POST FILM DISCUSSION LED BY DR JORDAN SAVAGE * FILMBUY TICKETS
MON 24 KATRIONA GILMORE & JAMIE ROBERTS * FOLKBUY TICKETS
TUE 25 KESTON COBBLERS CLUB GIGSBUY TICKETS
THU 27 GLENN TILBROOK * GIGSBUY TICKETS
FRI 28 THE LATIN RHYTHM SALSAWEEN PARTY * SALSABUY TICKETS
SUN 30 JENNY ECLAIR: HOW TO BE A MIDDLE AGED WOMAN WITHOUT GOING INSANE * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
MON 31 FAUSTUS * FOLKBUY TICKETS

NOVEMBER

TUE 1 PETE WYLIE AND THE MIGHTY WAH! * GIGSBUY TICKETS
WED 2 CHRIS DOBROWOLSKI: ANTARCTICA PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
FRI 4 FARMERS MARKET FRUIT 'N VEG 
FRI 4 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SUN 6 GOBLIN THEATRE PRESENTS PENGUIN! ELEPHANT! (DOORS 10.30AM) KIDSBUY TICKETS
SUN 6 GOBLIN THEATRE PRESENTS PENGUIN! ELEPHANT! (DOORS 1.30PM) - RELAXED PERFORMANCE KIDSBUY TICKETS
SUN 6 JANETTE MASON TRIO JAZZBUY TICKETS
MON 7 LADY MAISERY * FOLKBUY 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 FROCK SWAP * SWAPBUY TICKETS
SAT 12 THE PAUL FRANCIS BAND * GIGSBUY TICKETS
SUN 13 MARI WILSON: THE POP DELUXE TOUR GIGSBUY TICKETS
MON 14 DAOIRI FARRELL * FOLKBUY TICKETS
TUE 15 GARY DELANEY: THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT GARY COMEDYBUY TICKETS
WED 16 TWO DESTINATION LANGUAGE: MANPOWER PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
THU 17 JAMES ACASTER: RESET * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
FRI 18 LEE RANALDO & EL RAYO GIGSBUY TICKETS
SUN 20 THE VINYL SESSIONS - TRICKY: MAXINQUAYE MUSICBUY TICKETS
SUN 20 THE WEDDING PRESENT * GIGSBUY TICKETS
MON 21 BLAZIN' FIDDLES * FOLKBUY TICKETS
TUE 22 THE HORNE SECTION COMEDYBUY TICKETS
WED 23 LUKE WRIGHT: WHAT I LEARNED FROM JOHNNY BEVAN PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
THU 24 PIANO MAGIC + ISNAJ DUI + POLLYPREACHER GIGSBUY TICKETS
FRI 25 HAL CRUTTENDEN: STRAIGHT OUTTA CRUTTENDEN COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SAT 26 COMPAGNIE ANIMOTION PRESENTS SILVER MOON KIDSBUY TICKETS
SAT 26 THE MEN THAT WILL NOT BE BLAMED FOR NOTHING + ANDREW O'NEILL GIGSBUY TICKETS
MON 28 BELSHAZZAR'S FEAST * FOLKBUY TICKETS
TUE 29 NOSFERATU (FW MURNAU) WITH A LIVE SOUNDTRACK BY HARMONIEBAND GIGSBUY TICKETS
WED 30 MUCH ADO ABOUT BINGO PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS

DECEMBER

THU 1 DREADZONE GIGSBUY TICKETS
FRI 2 FARMERS MARKET FRUIT 'N VEG 
FRI 2 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SUN 4 ALEX MERRITT / JEFF WILLIAMS QUARTET JAZZBUY TICKETS
MON 5 BOF! + TRIO SAOZON + NO STRINGS ATTACHED + PAUL RILEY & GWENDAL MOELE * FOLKBUY TICKETS
TUE 6 DEVILMENT GIGSBUY TICKETS
SAT 10 THE AMAZING ADDRIAN PRESENTS AN EDWARDIAN ENTERTAINMENT AT CHRISTMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS
SAT 10 THE BLOCKHEADS * GIGSBUY TICKETS
SUN 11 STEPHEN K AMOS: WORLD FAMOUS COMEDYBUY TICKETS
MON 12 HARK HARK WITH COOPE, SIMPSON, FRASER & FREYA * FOLKBUY TICKETS
TUE 13 SH!T THEATRE: SING-A-LONG-A MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL FILMBUY TICKETS
SUN 18 THE VINYL SESSIONS - GODSPEED YOU BLACK EMPEROR!: F#A#∞ + SLOW RIOT FOR NEW ZERO KANADA MUSICBUY TICKETS
SUN 18 AUTISM ANGLIA PRESENTS NEUROFANTASTIC! * TALKBUY TICKETS
MON 19 FOLK CLUB CHRISTMAS PARTY & BARN DANCE * FOLKBUY TICKETS
FRI 23 A CHRISTMAS CAROL BY CANDLELIGHT XMAS STORYBUY TICKETS
TUE 27 THE FABS + SHORT PEOPLE + THE JUDITH CHARMERS * GIGSBUY TICKETS
2017

FEBRUARY

THU 2 IAIN STIRLING: ONWARDS! COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SAT 11 SHUNTED AGAIN! STEVE GRIBBIN'S REAL STORY OF THE RAILWAYS COMEDYBUY TICKETS

MARCH

SAT 4 RICHARD HERRING: THE BEST * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SAT 11 CAMILLE OSULLIVAN: THE CARNY DREAM * GIGSBUY TICKETS
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

MAY

SAT 6 COMMITTED TO THE BLUES BROTHERS * GIGSBUY TICKETS