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DIARY

DECEMBER

MON 11 A CHRISTMAS CAROL AT COLCHESTER TOWN HALL XMAS STORYBUY TICKETSXMAS STORY
MON 11 VICKI SWAN & JONNY DYER WINTER WARMER PICK & MIX * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 12 SINGING & STAGE SCHOOL: LIVE SHOWCASE * SHOWCASEBUY TICKETS 
WED 13 LAST ORDERS AT THE DOG & DUMPLINGS PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
FRI 15 ELIZA CARTHY & THE WAYWARD BAND + DUOTONE * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 16 CHRISTMAS POETRY BASH 2017 WITH JOHN COOPER CLARKE, MARTIN NEWELL, LUKE WRIGHT & ROSS SUTHERLAND SOLD OUT POETRYSOLD OUTPOETRY
SUN 17 GOBLINS PETER AND THE WOLF 10:30AM XMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS 
SUN 17 GOBLINS PETER AND THE WOLF 1:30PM XMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS 
SUN 17 JASON FREDERICK CINEMATIC TRIO - A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS: THE MUSIC OF VINCE GUARALDI JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 18 THE CHURCHFITTERS CHRISTMAS CRACKER * SOLD OUT FOLKSOLD OUTFOLK
TUE 19 GOBLINS PETER AND THE WOLF 10AM XMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS 
TUE 19 GOBLINS PETER AND THE WOLF 1:30PM XMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS 
WED 20 GOBLINS PETER AND THE WOLF 10AM XMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS 
WED 20 GOBLINS PETER AND THE WOLF 1:30PM XMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS 
WED 20 SH!T THEATRE: SING-A-LONG-A MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL FILMBUY TICKETSFILM
THU 21 GOBLINS PETER AND THE WOLF 10AM XMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS 
THU 21 GOBLINS PETER AND THE WOLF 1:30PM XMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS 
THU 21 CLASSIC HORROR AT CHRISTMAS: TALES FROM THE CRYPT FILMBUY TICKETSFILM
FRI 22 GOBLINS PETER AND THE WOLF 10AM XMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS 
FRI 22 GOBLINS PETER AND THE WOLF 1:30PM XMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS 
FRI 22 GOODIEPAL GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 23 GOBLINS PETER AND THE WOLF 10:30AM XMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS 
SAT 23 GOBLINS PETER AND THE WOLF 1:30PM [BSL INTERPRETED, RELAXED PERFORMANCE] XMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS 
SAT 23 A CHRISTMAS CAROL BY CANDLELIGHT SOLD OUT XMAS STORYSOLD OUTXMAS STORY
SUN 24 GOBLINS PETER AND THE WOLF 10:30AM XMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS 
SUN 24 GOBLINS PETER AND THE WOLF 1:30PM XMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS 
SUN 24 A CHRISTMAS CAROL BY CANDLELIGHT SOLD OUT XMAS STORYSOLD OUTXMAS STORY
MON 25 STREET PHOTOGRAPHY CALENDAR - PURCHASE HERE HOMELESSBUY TICKETS 
WED 27 GOBLINS PETER AND THE WOLF 10:30AM XMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS 
WED 27 GOBLINS PETER AND THE WOLF 1:30PM XMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS 
THU 28 GOBLINS PETER AND THE WOLF 10:30AM XMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS 
THU 28 GOBLINS PETER AND THE WOLF 1:30PM XMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS 
FRI 29 GOBLINS PETER AND THE WOLF 10:30AM XMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS 
FRI 29 GOBLINS PETER AND THE WOLF 1:30PM XMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS 
FRI 29 THE FABS + SHORT PEOPLE + THE JUDITH CHARMERS * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 30 GOBLINS PETER AND THE WOLF 10:30AM [BSL INTERPRETED, RELAXED PERFORMANCE] XMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS 
SAT 30 GOBLINS PETER AND THE WOLF 1:30PM XMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS 
SUN 31 GOBLINS PETER AND THE WOLF 10:30AM XMAS KIDSBUY TICKETS 
SUN 31 NEW TOWN KINGS NEW YEARS EVE PARTY * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
2018

JANUARY

FRI 5 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 6 KEITH JAMES IN CONCERT THE SONGS OF LEONARD COHEN GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 7 THE JOE ALLARD COMMISSION: LOU TERRY GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 7 BRUBECKS PLAY BRUBECK JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
SAT 13 THE PRETTIEST STARMAN * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 14 DEREK NASH FUNK EXPERIENCE FEATURING NOEL MCCALLA JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
THU 18 AN EVENING WITH MICHAEL WOOD * LIVE LITERATUREBUY TICKETS 
FRI 19 SOFIE HAGEN: DEAD BABY FROG COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 20 SEALEGS PUPPET THEATRE: THE SELFISH GIANT KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 20 BHANGRA CHEF: BOLLY MASALA WORKSHOPBUY TICKETS 
SUN 21 LEE HURST: MUCKING ABOUT * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
MON 22 STEVE TILSTON * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 23 MODERN RITUAL FEATURING CHARLES HAYWARD & LAURA CANNELL GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 26 F.O.X + DEAD CANNONS + AMETHYSTS GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 27 STEPHEN K AMOS: BREAD AND CIRCUSES COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 28 AND I: A FILM BY REYNIR HUTBER WITH MARCIA FARQUHAR FILMBUY TICKETSFILM
MON 29 SARAH MCQUAID * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 30 JOHN SMITH GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
WED 31 MARK THOMAS: SHOWTIME FROM THE FRONTLINE * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY

FEBRUARY

THU 1 SIXTH FORM COLLEGE BATTLE OF THE BANDS 2018 * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 2 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 3 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF & OTHER FURRY TALES KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 3 IAIN STIRLING: U OK HUN?X SOLD OUT COMEDYSOLD OUTCOMEDY
SUN 4 TEDDY BEARS CONCERT KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SUN 4 ALCYONA MICK & TORI FREESTONE + ESSEX YOUTH JAZZ SEXTET JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 5 SUNJAY * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
WED 7 COLCHESTER WINTER ALE FESTIVAL * BEERBUY TICKETSBEER
THU 8 COLCHESTER WINTER ALE FESTIVAL * BEERBUY TICKETSBEER
FRI 9 COLCHESTER WINTER ALE FESTIVAL * BEERBUY TICKETSBEER
SAT 10 COLCHESTER WINTER ALE FESTIVAL * BEERBUY TICKETSBEER
SUN 11 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
MON 12 FARA * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
WED 14 TOM ALLEN: ABSOLUTELY COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 15 PARADISE LOST * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 16 LUCY PORTER: CHOOSE YOUR BATTLES COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 17 HALF A STRING: A HEART AT SEA - RELAXED PERFORMANCE KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 17 HALF A STRING: A HEART AT SEA KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 17 SPACE + BESSIE TURNER GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 18 ZOE FRANCIS/JIM MULLEN QUARTET: BLOSSOM TIME JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 19 GREG RUSSELL & CIARAN ALGAR * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
THU 22 ELLIE TAYLOR: THIS GUY COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 23 BIG COUNTRY * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 24 VIVA LA CAMP! * CABARETBUY TICKETS 
SUN 25 PARTY LIKE IT'S 1599 GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 25 PATRICK MONAHAN: REWIND SELECTOR 90S COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
MON 26 KIT HAWES & AARON CATLOW * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 27 STEPHEN BAILEY: CANT THINK STRAIGHT COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
WED 28 SIEBEN + THE DEAD RAT ORCHESTRA + FISHCLAW GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

MARCH

THU 1 SHAZIA MIRZA: WITH LOVE FROM ST.TROPEZ COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 2 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 3 MAJESTIC KIDS EVENTS PRESENTS: EPIC KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SUN 4 CHRIS INGHAM QUARTET: THE JAZZ OF DUDLEY MOORE JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 5 KNIGHT & SPIERS * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 6 THE YORUBA WOMEN CHOIR WORLD MUSICBUY TICKETSWORLD MUSIC
WED 7 SIMON EVANS: GENIUS * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 8 ITCH (THE KING BLUES UNPLUGGED) GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 9 JAMES PHELAN: TRICKSTER MAGICBUY TICKETS 
SAT 10 THE LIPSINKERS PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
SUN 11 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 11 RAGHU DIXIT WORLD MUSICBUY TICKETSWORLD MUSIC
MON 12 KITTY MACFARLANE * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 13 THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT * 13 tickets left GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 16 WHOLE LOTTA LED * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 17 LYNGO THEATRE PRESENTS "TOM THUMB" KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SUN 18 JAZZ, FUNK, SOUL WITH BASSISTRY JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 19 GRANNY'S ATTIC * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
THU 22 ROB AUTON: THE HAIR SHOW COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 23 THE GUNS 'N ROSES EXPERIENCE + WRONG JOVI + HOTTER THAN HELL (KISS TRIBUTE) * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 26 TWELFTH DAY * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 27 JOHN ROBINS: THE DARKNESS OF ROBINS * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
WED 28 DOCTOR ZEEMANS CATASTROPHE MACHINE PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 29 STICK IN THE WHEEL FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
FRI 30 UNDER THE SEA * PARTYBUY TICKETS 
SAT 31 THEATREROTTO PRODUCTIONS: THE WALRUS & THE CARPENTER: GET MAKING WORKSHOP! KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 31 THEATREROTTO PRODUCTIONS: THE WALRUS & THE CARPENTER KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 31 GEOFF ACHISON & THE SOULDIGGERS + TIM AVES & WOLFPACK + MARTIN MCNEILL * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

APRIL

FRI 6 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 8 KRISTIAN BORRING QUARTET JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 9 JIMMY ALDRIDGE & SID GOLDSMITH * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 10 MAJESTIC KIDS EVENTS: EASTER HOLIDAYS SPECIAL ILLUMIN PARTY TRIBAL GLOW KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
THU 12 FROM THE JAM * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 14 MIME WORKSHOP FOR BEGINNERS KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 14 GARLIC THEATRE: LITTLE RED ROBIN HOOD [RELAXED PERFORMANCE] KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 14 DALISO CHAPONDA: WHAT THE AFRICAN SAID * 1 tickets left COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
MON 16 TALISK * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 17 TERMINAL CHEESECAKE GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
THU 19 KRIS DREVER FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
SAT 21 THE FLOYD EFFECT * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 22 MARTIN SPEAKE QUARTET FEATURING ETHAN IVERSON JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 23 NINEBARROW * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
THU 26 THE HORNE SECTION * SOLD OUT COMEDYSOLD OUTCOMEDY
FRI 27 SHAPPI KHORSANDI: MISTRESS & MISFIT * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 28 BOOSTER CUSHION: HANSEL, GRETAL AND YOU, WHO? [CLOWNING AND THEATRE WORKSHOP] KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 28 BOOSTER CUSHION: HANSEL, GRETAL AND YOU, WHO? [SHOW] KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 28 MADDY PRIOR IN CONCERT WITH HANNAH JAMES AND GILES LEWIN * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
MON 30 DOVETAIL TRIO * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK

MAY

FRI 4 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 5 THE ELO ENCOUNTER * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 11 LONDON ASTROBEAT ORCHESTRA PERFORMS TALKING HEADS GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 12 NINE BELOW ZERO * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 14 LUKE DANIELS & TIM EDEY * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
MON 21 CLIVE GREGSON & LIZ SIMCOCK * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
THU 24 THE HUT PEOPLE FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
SAT 26 COMEDY CLUB 4 KIDS KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS

JUNE

FRI 8 MANIAC SQUAT + THE DRUIDS + BALLOOON SAMWIDGE GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 9 NORWICH PUPPET THEATRE: THUMBELINA KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 9 NORWICH PUPPET THEATRE: THUMBELINA [WITH BSL] KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
THU 14 BARBARA NICE: RAFFLE! COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 17 SARAH KENDALL: ONE-SEVENTEEN COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY

JULY

FRI 13 CRAIG CAMPBELL: EASY TIGER COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 20 THE EDUARDO NIEBLA EXPERIENCE WORLD MUSICBUY TICKETSWORLD MUSIC

SEPTEMBER

FRI 28 PHIL NICHOL: YOUR WRONG COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 30 MARTIN TURNER EX WISHBONE ASH * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

OCTOBER

FRI 26 GARY DELANEY: GAGSTER'S PARADISE * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY

DECEMBER

SUN 23 A CHRISTMAS CAROL BY CANDLELIGHT XMAS STORYBUY TICKETSXMAS STORY
MON 24 A CHRISTMAS CAROL BY CANDLELIGHT XMAS STORYBUY TICKETSXMAS STORY