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DIARY

APRIL

SAT 19 WEIRD & WONDERFUL MUSICAL THEATREBUY TICKETS
TUE 22 RODDY WOOMBLE + EAST CREEK UNION * GIGSBUY TICKETS
WED 23 NIGEL BARRETT & LOUISE MARI: A CONVERSATION PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
FRI 25 AUSTENTATIOUS: AN IMPROVISED NOVEL COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SAT 26 THE LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER'S CAT KIDSBUY TICKETS
SAT 26 COLCHESTER MILITARY WIVES CHOIR CHOIRBUY TICKETS
SUN 27 CLASSIC ALBUM CLUB: KILLING JOKE (KILLING JOKE, 1980) MUSICBUY TICKETS
MON 28 THE ASKEW SISTERS * FOLKBUY TICKETS
WED 30 THE WORST OF SCOTTEE PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS

MAY

THU 1 ALFIE MOORE COMEDYBUY TICKETS
FRI 2 FARMERS MARKET FRUIT 'N VEG 
FRI 2 THE LAUGHTER ZONE: IAN SMITH, DOUGIE DUNLOP & SPECIAL GUEST * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SAT 3 LEMPEN PUPPET THEATRE: THE AM-A-ZING THING KIDSBUY TICKETS
SAT 3 MATT RICHARDSON: HOMETOWN HERO COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SUN 4 GABRIELLE DUCOMBLE JAZZBUY TICKETS
TUE 6 THE GREATERMASS EXPERIMENT THEATREBUY TICKETS
WED 7 MADE IN CHINA: GYM PARTY PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
THU 8 IAN SIEGAL BAND + LAVENDORE ROGUE * GIGSBUY TICKETS
FRI 9 BACHATA PARTY WITH THE LATIN RHYTHM * SALSABUY TICKETS
SAT 10 COLCHESTER'S 1ST VEGAN FAIR! FAIRBUY TICKETS
SUN 11 KISS THE WATER FILMBUY TICKETS
SUN 11 ROBERT FRANCIS & THE NIGHT TIDE + THE MELODIC GIGSBUY TICKETS
MON 12 SPIERS & BODEN * - SOLD OUT FOLKSOLD OUT
TUE 13 HARRY SEATON + DOUG PANTON + RHYS BUTTERWORTH-BOWMAN GIGSBUY TICKETS
WED 14 30 BIRD: DOMESTIC LABOUR - A STUDY IN LOVE PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
FRI 16 THE SPRING WEEKENDER (FRIDAY EVENING) * GIGSBUY TICKETS
SAT 17 THE SPRING WEEKENDER (SATURDAY AFTERNOON) * GIGSBUY TICKETS
SAT 17 THE SPRING WEEKENDER (SATURDAY EVENING) * GIGSBUY TICKETS
SUN 18 THE SPRING WEEKENDER (SUNDAY AFTERNOON) * GIGSBUY TICKETS
SUN 18 THE SPRING WEEKENDER (SUNDAY EVENING) * GIGSBUY TICKETS
MON 19 JOHN DOYLE * FOLKBUY TICKETS
TUE 20 MELT-BANANA + BUOYS GIGSBUY TICKETS
WED 21 POST: EVERYTHING I KNOW ABOUT THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS IN ONE HOUR PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
THU 22 JIMI GOODWIN + THE TEA STREET BAND GIGSBUY TICKETS
FRI 23 TORMENTA FLAMENCA: LA VIDA FLAMENCOBUY TICKETS
SUN 25 CLASSIC ALBUM CLUB: HOUNDS OF LOVE (KATE BUSH, 1985) MUSICBUY TICKETS
TUE 27 29TH COLCHESTER REAL ALE & CIDER FESTIVAL BEERBUY TICKETS
WED 28 29TH COLCHESTER REAL ALE & CIDER FESTIVAL BEERBUY TICKETS
WED 28 BADAC THEATRE: ANNA PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETS
THU 29 29TH COLCHESTER REAL ALE & CIDER FESTIVAL BEERBUY TICKETS
FRI 30 29TH COLCHESTER REAL ALE & CIDER FESTIVAL BEERBUY TICKETS
SAT 31 29TH COLCHESTER REAL ALE & CIDER FESTIVAL BEERBUY TICKETS

JUNE

SUN 1 MATT KING COMEDYBUY TICKETS
TUE 3 THE MAGIC BAND * GIGSBUY TICKETS
WED 4 DOUG SEGAL: I CAN MAKE YOU A MENTALIST COMEDYBUY TICKETS
FRI 6 FARMERS MARKET FRUIT 'N VEG 
FRI 6 THE LAUGHTER ZONE: KEVIN MCCARTHY, HOLLY WALSH & SPECIAL GUEST * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SAT 7 RETURN TO SHELL ISLAND (11AM) * KIDSBUY TICKETS
SAT 7 RETURN TO SHELL ISLAND (3PM) * KIDSBUY TICKETS
SUN 8 THE LATIN RHYTHM WORKSHOP & PARTY * SALSABUY TICKETS
SUN 8 THE LATIN RHYTHM PARTY (PARTY ONLY TICKET) * SALSABUY TICKETS
TUE 10 STEVE NOBLE & ASSIF TSAHAR + GREEDYADAM GIGSBUY TICKETS
WED 11 ABANDOMAN: MOONROCK BOOMBOX COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SAT 14 D'UKES GIGSBUY TICKETS
SUN 15 CLASSIC ALBUM CLUB: GO PLASTIC (SQUAREPUSHER, 2001) MUSICBUY TICKETS
SUN 15 DEAD AIR BAD FILM CLUB: TROLL 2 (DRAKE FLOYD, USA, 1990) FILMBUY TICKETS
TUE 17 JOHN LAW'S NEW CONGREGATION JAZZBUY TICKETS
WED 18 THE DEAD RAT ORCHESTRA + PLINTH + THE DYR SISTER + MICK SQUALOR GIGSBUY TICKETS
THU 19 LEE NELSON * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
FRI 20 LAURENCE CLARK: MOMENTS OF INSTANT REGRET COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SAT 21 JAMES CAMPBELL'S COMEDY FOR KIDS KIDSBUY TICKETS
SAT 21 ARTHUR SMITH AT YOUR SERVICE * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SUN 22 OTIZ CANNELLONI: A HISTORY OF MAGIC - ABRIDGED! KIDSBUY TICKETS
SUN 22 OTWAY THE MOVIE WITH Q&A SESSION WITH JOHN OTWAY COMEDYBUY TICKETS
TUE 24 LUKE WRIGHT : ESSEX LION COMEDYBUY TICKETS
WED 25 JOHN COOPER CLARKE & MIKE GARRY * POETRYBUY TICKETS
WED 25 ROBIN INCE IS IN (AND OUT) OF HIS MIND COMEDYBUY TICKETS
THU 26 CRIMPLENE MILLIONAIRE BY BOOGALOO STU COMEDYBUY TICKETS
FRI 27 HATTIE HAYRIDGE COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SUN 29 MORE TEA VICAR? WITH DAD'S ARMY VICAR FRANK WILLIAMS COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SUN 29 COLCHESTER COMEDY FESTIVAL NEW COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR - THE FINAL COMEDYBUY TICKETS

JULY

THU 3 NORMAN WATT-ROY GIGSBUY TICKETS
FRI 4 FARMERS MARKET FRUIT 'N VEG 
FRI 4 THE LAUGHTER ZONE: JOE LYCETT, BRIAN LACEY & SPECIAL GUEST * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SAT 5 IDOLRICH & THEATRE ROTTO PRESENTS LEAPING FROG PUPPET MAKING WORKSHOP KIDSBUY TICKETS
SAT 5 IDOLRICH & THEATRE ROTTO PRESENTS LEAPING FROG KIDSBUY TICKETS
WED 9 DOUGIE MACLEAN * FOLKBUY TICKETS
THU 10 THE STORYBOOK OF LEOPOLD THORN: TALE 2: TERROR BENEATH THE BOARDS THEATREBUY TICKETS
FRI 11 LIMEHOUSE LIZZY - THE GREATEST HITS OF PHIL LYNOTT & THIN LIZZY * GIGSBUY TICKETS
SUN 13 MISTY IN ROOTS GIGSBUY TICKETS
MON 14 GORDIE MACKEEMAN & HIS RHYTHM BOYS FOLKBUY TICKETS
THU 17 DIRECTORSOUND + THE DOOMED BIRD OF PROVIDENCE GIGSBUY TICKETS
SAT 19 BARKING DOG THEATRE: PETER PAN (10.30AM) KIDSBUY TICKETS
SAT 19 BARKING DOG THEATRE: PETER PAN (1.30PM) KIDSBUY TICKETS
SUN 20 THE ULTIMATE EAGLES * GIGSBUY TICKETS
WED 23 THE HERETICS SOCIETY PRESENTS HERETICAL HISTORY: VICTORIANS SECRETS THEATREBUY TICKETS
FRI 25 A SOLITARY MAN - THE SONGS OF NEIL DIAMOND * GIGSBUY TICKETS
SAT 26 SHOUTING SIGNALS + SUPPORT IN AID OF TEENAGE CANCER TRUST * GIGSBUY TICKETS

AUGUST

FRI 1 FARMERS MARKET FRUIT 'N VEG 
FRI 1 THE LAUGHTER ZONE: PHIL NICHOL, JASON PATTERSON & SPECIAL GUEST * COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SAT 2 WHOLE LOTTA LED * GIGSBUY TICKETS
THU 7 FEN + JOTNARR + THE KING IS BLIND GIGSBUY TICKETS
FRI 8 CULTURE GIGSBUY TICKETS
WED 20 ACID MOTHERS TEMPLE & THE MELTING PARAISO U.F.O. + MOTHER SKY + TRANCEATHON GIGSBUY TICKETS
FRI 22 THE LATIN RHYTHM PRESENTS SON YAMBU SALSABUY TICKETS

SEPTEMBER

FRI 5 FARMERS MARKET FRUIT 'N VEG 
MON 8 SAM SWEENEY'S FIDDLE: MADE IN THE GREAT WAR * FOLKBUY TICKETS
FRI 12 THE BEAT * GIGSBUY TICKETS
SAT 13 PAUL SINHA IS A STAND-UP COMEDIAN COMEDYBUY TICKETS
SUN 28 CLASSIC ALBUM CLUB: RAW POWER (THE STOOGES, 1973) MUSICBUY TICKETS
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