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DIARY

JUNE

SAT 25 FREE BOLLYWOOD BHANGRA DANCE WORKSHOP WORKSHOPBUY TICKETS
SAT 25 CUT HANDS + THE ABOMINABLE MR TINKLER + NOTHING EXISTED + ZOPHOCLES 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
WED 29 HUNT & DARTON: RADIO LOCAL (A WORK IN PROGRESS) PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
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
SUN 10 BUZZCUT - PETER MCMASTER: GOLD PIECE (1PM) PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
SUN 10 BUZZCUT - PETER MCMASTER: GOLD PIECE (1.30PM) PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
SUN 10 BUZZCUT - PETER MCMASTER: GOLD PIECE (2PM) PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
SUN 10 BUZZCUT - PETER MCMASTER: GOLD PIECE (2.30PM) PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
SUN 10 BUZZCUT - PETER MCMASTER: GOLD PIECE (3.30PM) PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
SUN 10 BUZZCUT ON TOUR: LET ENGLAND SHAKE! (BSL INTERPRETED) PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
SUN 10 BUZZCUT - PETER MCMASTER: GOLD PIECE (4PM) PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
SUN 10 BUZZCUT - PETER MCMASTER: GOLD PIECE (4.30PM) PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
SUN 10 BUZZCUT - PETER MCMASTER: GOLD PIECE (6.15PM) PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
WED 13 ANNIE SIDDONS: HOW (NOT) TO LIVE IN SUBURBIA PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
THU 14 WIFI WARS COMEDYBUY 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 ROSANA CADE - WALKING:HOLDING PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
SAT 23 FEMI & THE INRHYTHMS WORLD MUSICBUY TICKETS
SUN 24 COLNE VALLEY YOUTH ORCHESTRA (AT ST MARTINS CHURCH, COLCHESTER) CLASSICALBUY TICKETS
SUN 24 JOYCE MOHOLOAGAE WORLD MUSICBUY TICKETS
WED 27 ASSISTED SUICIDE: THE MUSICAL PERFORMANCEBUY 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
SUN 31 JOHN HEGLEY'S VEGETABLE OLYMPICS POETRYBUY 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
WED 31 I HEAR VOICES PRESENTS DAVIS ATTLEBURGH: PSYCHIC WILDLIFE DETECTIVE THEATREBUY TICKETS

SEPTEMBER

THU 1 SILVER APPLES + TOMAGA GIGSBUY TICKETS
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
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
SUN 11 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETS
WED 14 BANNER THEATRE: CHICAGO - THE GREAT TEACHERS' STRIKE * THEATREBUY TICKETS
THU 15 GEORGE EGG: ANARCHIST COOK COMEDYBUY 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
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 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
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

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
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
TUE 18 MARTIN TAYLOR + SUPPORT JAZZBUY 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
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

TUE 1 PETE WYLIE AND THE MIGHTY WAH! * GIGSBUY TICKETS
WED 2 CHRIS DOBROWOLSKI: ANTARCTICA PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
THU 3 JO HARMAN DUO GIGSBUY 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
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 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
THU 17 JAMES ACASTER: RESET * COMEDYBUY 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
FRI 25 HAL CRUTTENDEN: STRAIGHT OUTTA CRUTTENDEN COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SAT 26 COMPAGNIE ANIMOTION PRESENTS SILVER MOON KIDSBUY TICKETS
MON 28 BELSHAZZAR'S FEAST * FOLKBUY TICKETS

DECEMBER

THU 1 DREADZONE GIGSBUY TICKETS
FRI 2 FARMERS MARKET FRUIT 'N VEG 
FRI 2 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
MON 5 BOF! + TRIO SAOZON + NO STRINGS ATTACHED + PAUL RILEY & GWENDAL MOELE * FOLKBUY 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
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

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