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DIARY

APRIL

SAT 20 WEST AFRICAN DRUMMING WORKSHOPS SESSION 1 SOLD OUT WORKSHOPSOLD OUT 
SAT 20 WEST AFRICAN DRUMMING WORKSHOPS SESSION 2 SOLD OUT WORKSHOPSOLD OUT 
SAT 20 ANDREW MAXWELL: SHOWTIME * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 21 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 21 JOHN ETHERIDGE & VIMALA ROWE JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
TUE 23 TONY LAW: A LOST SHOW * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
WED 24 PIP UTTON: BACON PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 25 JESS ROBINSON: NO FILTER * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 26 LIMEHOUSE LIZZY * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 27 KAINE (WITH OSMIUM GUILLOTINE) * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 28 GLENN WOOL: WOOL'S GOLD II (THE IRON PIRATE) COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
MON 29 GIGSPANNER * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 30 KEN CHENG: BEST DAD EVER COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY

MAY

WED 1 ROSS SUTHERLAND: IMAGINARY ADVICE PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 2 EARTHMASS + JOTNARR + BAD STONE GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 3 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 3 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 4 LYNGO THEATRE: JACK & THE BEANSTALK [WITH BSL] KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 4 THE ELO ENCOUNTER * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 5 REMEMBERING REG WEBB - WITH SPECIAL GUEST NIK KERSHAW * JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 6 FLOOK * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 7 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: TWINS OF EVIL (1971) HORRORBUY TICKETS 
WED 8 HANNAH MAXWELL: IAMDRAM PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 9 MICKY P. KERR: Z-LIST CELEBRITY COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 10 WRITING AND PERFORMING NEURODIVERSITY WORKSHOPBUY TICKETS 
FRI 10 NICK HARPER * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 11 SOFIE HAGEN: BUBBLEWRAP, HAPPY FAT COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 12 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 12 PAUL MAYHEW-ARCHER: INCURABLE OPTIMIST * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
MON 13 FARA * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 14 STEREO MC'S + FOXTROT OSKAR * 35 tickets left GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
WED 15 HANNAH J. WALKER: HIGHLY SENSITIVE PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 16 PAUL FOOT: IMAGE CONSCIOUS COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 17 SAY SUE ME + SURGE + SILENT NATIVES GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 18 ROB AUTON: THE TALK SHOW COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 19 VINYL SESSIONS: CAN - TAGO MAGO VINYLBUY TICKETS 
SUN 19 SHAPPI KHORSANDI: SKITTISH WARRIOR... CONFESSIONS OF A CLUB COMIC COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
MON 20 JOHN DOYLE * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 21 FLO AND JOAN: ALIVE ON STAGE 78 tickets left COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
WED 22 MARTIN O'BRIEN: THE LAND OF SICKNESS & DEATH PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 23 JOHN OTWAY & WILD WILLY BARRETT GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 24 RADIO ACTIVE WITH ANGUS DEAYTON, PHILIP POPE, MICHAEL FENTON STEVENS, HELEN ATKINSON WOOD * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 25 WHAT'S COMING OUT OF THE BOX? PRESENTS INSIDE [FOR 1-4 YEAR OLDS] KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 25 WHAT'S COMING OUT OF THE BOX? PRESENTS INSIDE [FOR 1-2.5 YEAR OLDS] KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 25 WHAT'S COMING OUT OF THE BOX? PRESENTS INSIDE [FOR 2.5-4 YEAR OLDS] KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 25 THE LIPSINKERS CABARETBUY TICKETS 
SUN 26 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 26 THE WARM & TOASTY CLUB GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
TUE 28 34TH COLCHESTER REAL ALE & CIDER FESTIVAL * BEERBUY TICKETSBEER
WED 29 34TH COLCHESTER REAL ALE & CIDER FESTIVAL * BEERBUY TICKETSBEER
THU 30 34TH COLCHESTER REAL ALE & CIDER FESTIVAL * BEERBUY TICKETSBEER
FRI 31 34TH COLCHESTER REAL ALE & CIDER FESTIVAL * BEERBUY TICKETSBEER

JUNE

SAT 1 34TH COLCHESTER REAL ALE & CIDER FESTIVAL * BEERBUY TICKETSBEER
TUE 4 LOU SANDERS: SHAME PIG COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
WED 5 NICK CASSENBAUM: MY KIND OF MICHAEL PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 6 PATRICK MONAHAN: #GOALS COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 7 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 7 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 8 THE SWING SPECTACULAR * JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
SUN 9 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X* WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 9 FINDING HOME: KATE WILLIAMS' FOUR PLUS 3 MEETS GEORGIA MANCIO JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 10 THE RUTLES: GET UP & GO AGAIN TOUR 2019 * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
TUE 11 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: FEAR IN THE NIGHT (1972) HORRORBUY TICKETS 
THU 13 DON KIPPER GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 14 LIVE/WIRE: THE AC/DC SHOW * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 15 FROCK SWAP! FAIRBUY TICKETS 
SAT 15 LONDON CALLING PLAY THE CLASH * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 16 THE TIGER LILLIES: DEVIL'S FAIRGROUND * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
MON 17 ASPERGER'S ARE US + LEE ASHCROFT COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
TUE 18 LYDIA LUNCH'S BIG SEXY NOISE + NOTHING.EXISTED + CROOKED STATE GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
WED 19 DARREN HARRIOTT: VISCERAL * - POSTPONED COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 20 BOD [包家巷] GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 21 FROM THE JAM * SOLD OUT GIGSSOLD OUTGIGS
SAT 22 APOCALYPTIC CIRCUS PRESENTS: MY HOUSE 10AM KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 22 APOCALYPTIC CIRCUS PRESENTS: MY HOUSE 11:30AM KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 22 APOCALYPTIC CIRCUS PRESENTS: MY HOUSE 1PM KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SUN 23 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
MON 24 MILTON JONES: WARM UP SHOW * SOLD OUT COMEDYSOLD OUTCOMEDY
THU 27 STEVE ASHLEY + FACE FURNITURE FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
SAT 29 BLINK-2 + BOAT RICH + SUPPORT * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 30 DARREN HARRIOTT: VISCERAL * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY

JULY

FRI 5 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 5 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 6 ALEX PATERSON (THE ORB) - SOLO AMBIENT SET GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 7 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B* WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 7 ANTONIO FORCIONE + SPECIAL GUEST EMILIANO CAROSELLI + YAZMYN HENDRIX JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
TUE 9 SEANN WALSH: AFTER THIS ONE, I'M GOING HOME * 29 tickets left COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
WED 10 SABAR DRUMMING WORKSHOP WITH MODOU DIOUF [10AM]* WORKSHOPBUY TICKETS 
WED 10 SABAR DRUMMING WORKSHOP WITH MODOU DIOUF [2PM]* WORKSHOPBUY TICKETS 
THU 11 NOISEM + CORRUPT MORAL ALTAR + MEADOWS GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 12 SAM EAGLE * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
THU 18 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: TASTE THE BLOOD OF DRACULA (1970) HORRORBUY TICKETS 
FRI 19 THE AFROCENTRICS JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
SAT 20 THE LIPSINKERS CABARETBUY TICKETS 
SUN 21 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
THU 25 STEVE IGNORANT'S SLICE OF LIFE + WHEN RIVERS MEET GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 26 AJA + PHANTOM CHIPS + A'BEAR GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
TUE 30 POISON IDEA + THE DOMESTICS + RAD PITT GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

AUGUST

FRI 2 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 2 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 3 MANOEUVRES: A TRIBUTE TO OMD GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 4 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A* WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 4 DARIUS BRUBECK QUARTET JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
FRI 9 FAUX FIGHTERS + ROYAL BLUD + ELLIS RED * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 16 KADDAL MERRILL GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 18 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
MON 19 OVAL GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 24 STEEMY DAN GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

SEPTEMBER

SUN 1 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
TUE 3 THE PACKING SHED THEATRE COMPANY: THE GIFT * 28 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
WED 4 THE PACKING SHED THEATRE COMPANY: THE GIFT * 30 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
THU 5 THE PACKING SHED THEATRE COMPANY: THE GIFT * 30 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
THU 5 THE PACKING SHED THEATRE COMPANY: THE GIFT * 30 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
THU 5 MARTIN TURNER EX WISHBONE ASH * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 6 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 6 THE PACKING SHED THEATRE COMPANY: THE GIFT * 30 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
FRI 6 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 7 THE PACKING SHED THEATRE COMPANY: THE GIFT * 30 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
SUN 8 THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT BIG BAND JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 9 SHARON SHANNON & BAND WITH SPECIAL GUEST SECKOU KEITA * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 10 THE PACKING SHED THEATRE COMPANY: THE GIFT * 30 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
WED 11 THE PACKING SHED THEATRE COMPANY: THE GIFT * 30 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
THU 12 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: PEOPLES' CHOICE! HORRORBUY TICKETS 
THU 12 THE PACKING SHED THEATRE COMPANY: THE GIFT * 30 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
FRI 13 THE PACKING SHED THEATRE COMPANY: THE GIFT * 30 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
SAT 14 THE FLOYD EFFECT * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 14 THE PACKING SHED THEATRE COMPANY: THE GIFT * 30 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
SUN 15 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
MON 16 MARTIN SIMPSON * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 17 BODYPOSIPANDA'S NEVER SAY DIET CLUB * 34 tickets left COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 19 CHAINES + JULIA REIDY & SUZE WHAITES GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 22 TONY WOODS PROJECT JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
SUN 22 FRISKY & MANNISH: POPLAB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
MON 23 CLIVE CARROLL * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 24 SINDHU VEE: SANDHOG COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 26 JONNY AND THE BAPTISTS LOVE COLCHESTER AND HATE BASTARDS COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 28 GOBLIN THEATRE PRESENTS: HEY DIDDLE DIDDLE [RELAXED] KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 28 GOBLIN THEATRE PRESENTS: HEY DIDDLE DIDDLE KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 28 ELLIE TAYLOR: DON'T GOT THIS 10 tickets left COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 29 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 29 GENESIS VISIBLE TOUCH: HITS AND FAN FAVOURITES TOUR * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 30 EDWINA HAYES * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK

OCTOBER

TUE 1 CLINTON BAPTISTE IN THE PARANORMALIST RETURNS * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 3 WHITE RING + VENTENNER GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 4 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 4 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 5 MIKE PETERS PRESENTS: THE ALARM - HURRICANE OF CHANGE * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 6 JAZZ FUNK WITH TRISTAN + RAZ JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 7 CHRISTINE COLLISTER & MICHAEL FIX * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 8 ED GAMBLE: BLIZZARD * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 12 MEGSON PRESENTS: FAMILY FOLK SHOW WITH MEGSON! KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 12 THE LIPSINKERS CABARETBUY TICKETS 
SUN 13 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 13 JULIAN DUTTON IN: DO YOU THINK THAT'S WISE? - THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JOHN LE MESURIER COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
MON 14 LEVERET * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
THU 17 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: DEATH LINE (1972) HORRORBUY TICKETS 
SAT 19 LUKE KEMPNER: HOUSE OF FACES COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 20 SARAH JANE MORRIS: SWEET LITTLE MYSTERY - THE MUSIC OF JOHN MARTYN JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 21 THE ASKEW SISTERS * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
WED 23 JAMES MCDERMOTT: RUBBER RING 52 tickets left PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 24 HOPE & SOCIAL * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 28 ROSIE HOOD & COHEN BRAITHWAITE KILCOYNE * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 29 NEGATIVLAND GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

NOVEMBER

FRI 1 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 1 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 3 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 3 ALAN BARNES OCTET & JOSIE MOON: REQUIEM JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
TUE 5 STEVE MASON * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
THU 7 ANDY FAIRWEATHER LOW & THE LOW RIDERS FT. THE HI RIDERS SOUL REVUE * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 9 JAY FOREMAN'S DISGUSTING SONGS FOR CHILDREN KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 9 THE THINKING DRINKERS: HEROES OF HOOCH * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
MON 11 TALISK * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
FRI 15 JASON BYRNE: WRECKED BUT READY * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 16 THE SEARCHERS & HOLLIES EXPERIENCE * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 17 JULIAN COSTELLO QUARTET JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 18 THE TRIALS OF CATO * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
THU 21 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: TALES THAT WITNESS MADNESS (1973) HORRORBUY TICKETS 
FRI 22 THE SPECIALS LTD * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 23 THE LIPSINKERS CABARETBUY TICKETS 
MON 25 GLYMJACK * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
FRI 29 SH!T FACED SHAKESPEARE: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 30 MARTIN STEPHENSON & THE DAINTEES + SPECIAL GUESTS * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

DECEMBER

SUN 1 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
MON 2 A CAUSLEY CHRISTMAS * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
FRI 6 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 6 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 8 TURIN BRAKES ACOUSTIC * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 9 ALDEN, PATTERSON & DASHWOOD * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 10 STEPHEN K AMOS * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 12 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: THE BLOOD ON SATAN'S CLAW (1970) HORRORBUY TICKETS 
FRI 13 NINE BELOW ZERO * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 15 MEDIAEVAL BAEBES * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 16 THE CHURCHFITTERS * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
SUN 22 THE BLOCKHEADS * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 23 A CHRISTMAS CAROL BY CANDLELIGHT XMAS STORYBUY TICKETSXMAS STORY
TUE 24 A CHRISTMAS CAROL BY CANDLELIGHT XMAS STORYBUY TICKETSXMAS STORY