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DIARY

OCTOBER

SUN 22 CHARLIE WOOD BAND JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 23 MARTIN SIMPSON: TRAILS & TRIBULATIONS TOUR * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 24 JIMEOIN: RIDICULOUS * 22 tickets left COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
WED 25 REVEREND BILLY & THE CHURCH OF STOP SHOPPING CHOIR: TRUMP DEPRESSION HOTLINE TOUR PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 26 AKDK + ARTIFICIALLY YOURS + NOTHING.EXISTED GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 27 LATIN RHYTHM SALSAWEEN PARTY * SALSABUY TICKETSSALSA
SAT 28 LYNGO THEATRE PRESENTS "THERE AND BACK AGAIN- AN ODYSSEY" KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 28 PET SHOP BOYS TRIBUTE GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 29 THE VINYL SESSIONS - BJORK: HOMOGENIC MUSICBUY TICKETSMUSIC
SUN 29 AKERCOCKE + HECATE ENTHRONED + TERRA GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 30 4SQUARE * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 31 JUSTIN CURRIE & THE PALLBEARERS * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

NOVEMBER

WED 1 TOM MARSHMAN: KINGS CROSS (REMIX) PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 2 DINGUS KHAN + RUBBER JAW + TR-33N GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 3 FARMERS MARKET MARKET MARKET
FRI 3 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 4 HUGH CORNWELL * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 5 PETE KENNEDY BOOK LAUNCH LIVE LITERATUREBUY TICKETS 
SUN 5 MONK MISTERIOSO: A JOURNEY INTO THE SILENCE OF THELONIOUS MONK JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 6 CARDBOARD FOX * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 7 DANNY BHOY: MAKE SOMETHING GREAT AGAIN FOR STRONGER BETTER FUTURE TOMORROW TOGETHER 21 tickets left COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
WED 8 FRANKO B: MILK + BLOOD PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 9 INDIGO MOON THEATRE & COMPAGNIE VIA CANE PRESENT SHAKESPEARE VERSUS MOLIERE THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
FRI 10 THE PAUL FRANCIS BAND * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 11 DARYL BEETON PRESENTS: A SQUARE WORLD - RELAXED PERFORMANCE KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 11 DARYL BEETON PRESENTS: A SQUARE WORLD KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 11 NOT THE ROLLING STONES * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 12 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 12 ELLA FITZGERALD AT 100 WITH MARTIN TAYLOR & ALISON BURNS JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 13 GIGSPANNER * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 14 DALEK + (((((PALINDROMES))))) GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
WED 15 JO BANNON: ALBA PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 16 AFRO CELT SOUND SYSTEM WITH GUESTS THE DHOL FOUNDATION * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 17 THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT * SOLD OUT GIGSSOLD OUTGIGS
SAT 18 FROCK SWAP! MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
SAT 18 SNAPPED ANKLES GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 19 THE VINYL SESSIONS - PINK FLOYD: PIPER AT THE GATES OF DAWN MUSICBUY TICKETSMUSIC
SUN 19 TOMMY SMITH & BRIAN KELLOCK JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 20 MEGSON * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 21 BANNER THEATRE: RISE, LIKE LIONS! * THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
WED 22 LUKE WRIGHT: THE TOLL PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 23 JAMES ACASTER: CLASSIC SCRAPES BOOK TOUR * SOLD OUT COMEDYSOLD OUTCOMEDY
FRI 24 MATT RICHARDSON COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 25 DREADZONE * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 26 INDIGO MOON THEATRE PRESENTS ALADDIN SOLD OUT KIDSSOLD OUTKIDS
SUN 26 THE MAGIC BAND PLAY THE MUSIC OF CAPTAIN BEEFHEART: FAREWELL TOUR * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 27 CHRIS WOOD * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 28 THE VAUDEVILLIANS: JINKX MONSOON & MAJOR SCALES SOLD OUT COMEDYSOLD OUTCOMEDY
WED 29 DANIELLE IMARA: GET THERAPY PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 30 PAUL CHOWDHRY: LIVE INNIT * SOLD OUT COMEDYSOLD OUTCOMEDY

DECEMBER

FRI 1 FARMERS MARKET MARKET MARKET
FRI 1 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 2 MADE IN COLCHESTER CHRISTMAS FAIR ART FAIRBUY TICKETSART FAIR
SAT 2 HARRY & CHRIS POETRYBUY TICKETSPOETRY
SUN 3 THE OXLEY/MEIER GUITAR PROJECT JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 4 JACKIE OATES & MIKE COSGRAVE * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 5 THE BALLAD OF SHIRLEY COLLINS FILMBUY TICKETSFILM
WED 6 OMID DJALILI: SCHMUCK FOR A NIGHT * 36 tickets left COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 7 AHIR SHAH: CONTROL COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 8 THE THINKING DRINKERS HISTORY OF ALCOHOL COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 9 NICK COPES CHRISTMAS CONCERT! SOLD OUT KIDSSOLD OUTKIDS
SAT 9 THE BLOCKHEADS: THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR * SOLD OUT GIGSSOLD OUTGIGS
SUN 10 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 10 THE VINYL SESSIONS - SCOTT WALKER: TILT MUSICBUY TICKETSMUSIC
SUN 10 THE BLOCKHEADS: THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
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 * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
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 XMAS STORYBUY TICKETSXMAS 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 XMAS STORYBUY TICKETSXMAS STORY
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

SAT 6 KEITH JAMES IN CONCERT THE SONGS OF LEONARD COHEN 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
FRI 19 SOFIE HAGEN: DEAD BABY FROG COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 20 SEALEGS PUPPET THEATRE: THE SELFISH GIANT KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 27 STEPHEN K AMOS: BREAD AND CIRCUSES COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
TUE 30 JOHN SMITH GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

FEBRUARY

SAT 3 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF & OTHER FURRY TALES KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 3 IAIN STIRLING: U OK HUN?X COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 11 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
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 GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 18 ZOE FRANCIS/JIM MULLEN QUARTET: BLOSSOM TIME JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
FRI 23 BIG COUNTRY * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
TUE 27 STEPHEN BAILEY: CANT THINK STRAIGHT COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY

MARCH

THU 1 SHAZIA MIRZA: WITH LOVE FROM ST.TROPEZ COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 3 MAJESTIC KIDS EVENTS PRESENTS: EPIC KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SUN 4 CHRIS INGHAM QUARTET: THE JAZZ OF DUDLEY MOORE JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
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
FRI 16 WHOLE LOTTA LED * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 17 LYNGO THEATRE PRESENTS "TOM THUMB" KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
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
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 

APRIL

THU 12 FROM THE JAM * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 14 DALISO CHAPONDA: WHAT THE AFRICAN SAID * SOLD OUT COMEDYSOLD OUTCOMEDY
MON 16 TALISK * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
THU 19 KRIS DREVER FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
THU 26 THE HORNE SECTION * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 28 BOOSTER CUSHION: HANSEL, GRETAL AND YOU, WHO? [WORKSHOP] KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 28 BOOSTER CUSHION: HANSEL, GRETAL AND YOU, WHO? [SHOW] KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS

MAY

SAT 5 THE ELO ENCOUNTER * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 12 [NINE BELOW ZERO] * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

JUNE

THU 14 BARBARA NICE: RAFFLE! COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY

JULY

FRI 13 CRAIG CAMPBELL: EASY TIGER COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY

SEPTEMBER

SUN 30 MARTIN TURNER EX WISHBONE ASH * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS