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DIARY

JUNE

SAT 23 CARA DILLON * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
SUN 24 VINYL SESSIONS: MARVIN GAYE - WHATS GOING ON MUSICBUY TICKETSMUSIC
TUE 26 VIVA CAMULODUNUM: SISTERAY + RUBBER JAW + SUSPECTS + NOAH BOOTH * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
WED 27 TOMAGA PERFORM A LIVE SOUNDTRACK TO LUCIFER RISING (KENNETH ANGER, 1972) GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
THU 28 THE GOODIEPAL EQUATION FILMBUY TICKETSFILM
FRI 29 LIVE/WIRE: THE AC/DC SHOW * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

JULY

SUN 1 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 1 MORE TEA, VICAR? WITH DADS ARMY VICAR FRANK WILLIAMS COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 1 JAZZ, FUNK AND SOUL WITH TRISTAN JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
TUE 3 SABAR DRUMMING WORKSHOP WITH MODOU DIOUF * 13 tickets left WORKSHOPBUY TICKETS 
THU 5 TOM ALLEN: ABSOLUTELY SOLD OUT COMEDYSOLD OUTCOMEDY
FRI 6 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 6 FIRESTARTER: JOHN BALL AND THE GREAT REVOLT GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 9 CARL STONE + PHIL MILL GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
TUE 10 FREE FOLK IN BREXIT BRITAIN: THE DEAD RAT ORCHESTRA & SUTARI + THE DYR SISTER GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
WED 11 THE COSMIC DEAD + ARTIFICIALLY YOURS + VALHALLANS GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
THU 12 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE [1974] FILMBUY TICKETSFILM
FRI 13 CRAIG CAMPBELL: EASY TIGER COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 15 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 15 GRIFF RHYS JONES: WHERE WAS I? * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
MON 16 BRING YOUR OWN BABY COMEDY * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
TUE 17 BRIGHT FUTURE SCHOOLS PERFORMANCE KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
WED 18 BAIT THEATRE: TALES PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 19 STEVE BUGEJA: SUMMER CAMP COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 20 THE EDUARDO NIEBLA EXPERIENCE WORLD MUSICBUY TICKETSWORLD MUSIC
SAT 21 PENNY SLINGER: OUT OF THE SHADOWS (FILM SCREENING) + PERFORMANCE FROM PSYCHOLOGICAL STRATEGY BOARD GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 23 EDINBURGH PREVIEWS: NIGEL NG + MARLON DAVIS COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
MON 23 EDINBURGH PREVIEW 3 DAY PASS COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
MON 23 EDINBURGH PREVIEW 5 DAY PASS COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
MON 23 EDINBURGH PREVIEW 4 DAY PASS COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
MON 23 EDINBURGH PREVIEW 6 DAY PASS COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
TUE 24 COLNE VALLEY YOUTH ORCHESTRA FUNDRAISING CONCERT - IN THE CHURCH OF ST MARTINS, COLCHESTER * CLASSICALBUY TICKETS 
TUE 24 EDINBURGH PREVIEWS: JAKE LAMBERT + JOANNE MCNALLY COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
WED 25 EDINBURGH PREVIEWS: KELLY CONVEY + GEORGE LEWIS COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 26 EDINBURGH PREVIEWS: ROSIE JONES + HENRY PAKER COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 27 EDINBURGH PREVIEWS: LOU SANDERS + BILAL ZAFAR COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 28 EDINBURGH PREVIEWS: TOM LUCY + SUZI RUFFELL COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 29 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR

AUGUST

FRI 3 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 3 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 4 SESH FOR LUKE 2.0: OCEANS + VERA LONES + BROKEN STRANGERS + SURGE (ACOUSTIC) * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 5 VINYL SESSIONS: DAVE BRUBECK QUARTET - TIME OUT MUSICBUY TICKETSMUSIC
SUN 5 TALINKA JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 6 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL EMEH PRESENTS MUSIC COMES TO LIFE A 3DAY EXPLORATIVE MUSICAL JOURNEY DAY 1 KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
TUE 7 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL EMEH PRESENTS MUSIC COMES TO LIFE A 3DAY EXPLORATIVE MUSICAL JOURNEY DAY 2 KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
WED 8 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL EMEH PRESENTS MUSIC COMES TO LIFE A 3DAY EXPLORATIVE MUSICAL JOURNEY DAY 3 KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
THU 9 POWER TRIP + GAME GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 12 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
TUE 14 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL MAJESTIC KIDS EVENTS PRESENTS: MA(D)JESTIC SCIENCE FESTIVAL KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
WED 15 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL MAJESTIC KIDS EVENTS PRESENTS: MA(D)JESTIC SCIENCE FESTIVAL KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
THU 16 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL MAJESTIC KIDS EVENTS PRESENTS: MA(D)JESTIC SCIENCE FESTIVAL KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
FRI 17 3 DAYS OF ISLAMIC TILE MAKING WORKSHOPS: PAPER CARD TILE MAKING KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
TUE 21 PACKING SHED THEATRE PRESENTS: ALL HAIL MACBETH (AT TYMPERLEY'S GARDENS) THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
WED 22 PACKING SHED THEATRE PRESENTS: ALL HAIL MACBETH (AT TYMPERLEY'S GARDENS) THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
THU 23 3 DAYS OF ISLAMIC TILE MAKING WORKSHOPS: EARTHENWARE TILE MAKING KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
THU 23 PACKING SHED THEATRE PRESENTS: ALL HAIL MACBETH (AT TYMPERLEY'S GARDENS) THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
THU 23 UK TRIBUTE ACTS BLINK-2 + FELL OUT BOY + SUPPORT * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 24 PACKING SHED THEATRE PRESENTS: ALL HAIL MACBETH (AT TYMPERLEY'S GARDENS) THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
FRI 24 A FOREIGNERS JOURNEY: A TRIBUTE TO FOREIGNER & JOURNEY * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 25 PACKING SHED THEATRE PRESENTS: ALL HAIL MACBETH (AT TYMPERLEY'S GARDENS) THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
SAT 25 STEEMY DAN GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 26 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
WED 29 3 DAYS OF ISLAMIC TILE MAKING WORKSHOPS: GLAZING OF TILES KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
WED 29 BLONDEL MEDIEVAL & RENAISSANCE WINDBAND: OF ARMS AND A WOMAN ALBUM PRE-LAUNCH GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 31 THE DOWNSETTERS GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

SEPTEMBER

SAT 1 ROVING CROWS FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 4 MARISA ANDERSON GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
THU 6 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: DR PHIBES RISES AGAIN [1972] FILMBUY TICKETSFILM
FRI 7 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 7 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 8 THE JOHN HACKETT BAND * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 9 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
TUE 11 THE HORNE SECTION * SOLD OUT COMEDYSOLD OUTCOMEDY
THU 13 SEANN WALSH: AFTER THIS ONE, I'M GOING HOME * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 14 CIRCULUS GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 15 D'UKES GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 16 JOHN HEGLEY: NEW & SELECTED POETRYBUY TICKETSPOETRY
MON 17 BRING YOUR OWN BABY COMEDY * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
TUE 18 BRINSLEY FORDE (ASWAD) * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
THU 20 FROZEN LIGHT: ISLE OF BRIMSKER - 11AM PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 20 FROZEN LIGHT: ISLE OF BRIMSKER - 1.30PM PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
FRI 21 FROZEN LIGHT: ISLE OF BRIMSKER - 11AM PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
FRI 21 FROZEN LIGHT: ISLE OF BRIMSKER - 1.30PM PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
FRI 21 CREATING CHANGE: IF IT'S WRONG, CHANGE IT GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 23 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 23 JAZZ MEETS CLASSICAL WITH VEIN JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 24 EWAN MCLENNAN * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 25 CROWBAR * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
WED 26 TRANS CREATIVE: YOU'VE CHANGED 78 tickets left PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 27 JASON BYRNE: YOU CAN COME IN, BUT DONT START ANYTHING * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 28 PHIL NICHOL: YOUR WRONG COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 29 SPUN GLASS THEATRE & OVALHOUSE: PRINCESS CHARMING CABARET FOR KIDS - RELAXED PERFORMANCE WITH BSL KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 29 SPUN GLASS THEATRE & OVALHOUSE PRESENTS: PRINCESS CHARMING CABARET FOR KIDS KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 29 THE LIPSINKERS CABARETBUY TICKETS 
SUN 30 MARTIN TURNER EX WISHBONE ASH * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

OCTOBER

MON 1 SUNJAY * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 2 CLASSIC SILENT HORROR - A LIVE SOUNDTRACK TO DR JEKYLL & MR HYDE FILMBUY TICKETSFILM
FRI 5 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 5 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 6 THE ULTIMATE COMMITMENTS AND BLUES BROTHERS EXPERIENCE * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 7 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 7 NU JAZZ WITH THE EMILY FRANCIS TRIO JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 8 KIT HAWES & AARON CATLOW * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
WED 10 INVISIBLE MUSIC: VARIATIONS ON A THEME PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
FRI 12 HAL CRUTTENDEN: CHUBSTER * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 13 COLCHESTER GAMES FAIR 2018 FAIRBUY TICKETS 
SAT 13 SOOTHSAYERS GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 14 THE WARM AND TOASTY CLUB: MEMORY AFTERNOONS PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
SUN 14 WITHOUT WALLS * POETRY / JAZZBUY TICKETS 
MON 15 MARTIN CARTHY & JOHN KIRKPATRICK * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 16 ROBIN INCE: CHAOS OF DELIGHT COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 18 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: WITCHFINDER GENERAL [1968] FILMBUY TICKETSFILM
SAT 20 APPLE N SPICE: AN INDO-EUROPEAN FAMILY DANCE SHOW -11AM KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 20 APPLE N SPICE: AN INDO-EUROPEAN FAMILY DANCE SHOW - 1.30PM KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 20 MACKA B * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 22 THE DRYSTONES * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 23 HALF TERM GET ACTIVE SPECIAL: EPIC! BREAKDANCE AND GRAFFITI WORKSHOP KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
TUE 23 JIMEOIN: RESULT! * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 25 OBJECTS LIMITED PRESENTS RUI HO + IFEOLUWA + MEEMO COMMA GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 26 MAJESTIC KIDS EVENTS ILLUMIN PARTY PRESENTS TRIBAL GLOW KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
FRI 26 GARY DELANEY: GAGSTER'S PARADISE * SOLD OUT COMEDYSOLD OUTCOMEDY
SAT 27 CARDBOARD CARNIVAL: THE CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS - WORKSHOP KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 27 CARDBOARD CARNIVAL: THE CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS - SHOW KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
MON 29 THE FOXGLOVE TRIO * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 30 KEITH JAMES: THE SONGS OF NICK DRAKE GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

NOVEMBER

THU 1 GLENN TILBROOK * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 2 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 2 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 3 DARREN HARRIOTT: VISCERAL * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 4 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 4 GABRIELLE DUCOMBLE BAND JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 5 THE SIOBHAN MILLER TRIO * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 6 PETE FIRMAN: MARVELS MAGICBUY TICKETS 
THU 8 THE THINKING DRINKERS: PUB CRAWL * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 9 THE PAUL FRANCIS BAND * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 10 AMAZING ADDRIAN PRESENTS: WAYANG KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SUN 11 DALISO CHAPONDA: WHAT THE AFRICAN SAID * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
MON 12 HUNTER MUSKETT * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 13 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: MADHOUSE [1974] FILMBUY TICKETSFILM
THU 15 JINKX MONSOON & MAJOR SCALES: THE GINGER SNAPPED * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 16 JINKX MONSOON & MAJOR SCALES: THE GINGER SNAPPED * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 17 DREADZONE * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 18 BRIX & THE EXTRICATED * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 19 FAUSTUS * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 20 WORLD WAR 1 CENTENARY: A HISTORY FROM BELOW TALKBUY TICKETS 
WED 21 VIJAY PATEL: PULL THE TRIGGER PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
SAT 24 COMEDY4KIDS HOW DOES THIS POLITICS THING WORK THEN KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 24 SARA PASCOE: LADSLADSLADS * SOLD OUT COMEDYSOLD OUTCOMEDY
SUN 25 STEWART FRANCIS: INTO THE PUNSET * SOLD OUT COMEDYSOLD OUTCOMEDY
MON 26 DERMOT BYRNE (ALTAN), STEVE COONEY (STOCKTONS WING) & BRID HARPER * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 27 THE LITTLE UNSAID GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
THU 29 GEOFF NORCOTT: TRADITIONALISM COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY

DECEMBER

SAT 1 MADE IN COLCHESTER CHRISTMAS FAIR FAIRBUY TICKETS 
SUN 2 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 2 FIONA ROSS + SPECIAL GUEST JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 3 EAST ANGLIAN NIGHT - TRIPLE BILL: MEGAN WISDOM, 3 FOLK & SOUND TRADITION * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
FRI 7 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 7 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 8 RUKRUK COMPANY PRESENTS: THE HARE AND THE TORTOISE - RELAXED PERFORMANCE KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 8 RUKRUK COMPANY PRESENTS: THE HARE AND THE TORTOISE KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
MON 10 BELSHAZZAR'S FEAST * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 11 LAURENCE CLARK: AN IRRESPONSIBLE FATHER'S GUIDE TO PARENTING COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 13 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: TO THE DEVIL A DAUGHTER [1976] FILMBUY TICKETSFILM
FRI 14 THE BLOCKHEADS * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 16 A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS: THE MUSIC OF VINCE GUARALDI JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 17 A CHRISTMAS SHOW FOR THESE TIMES WITH LADY MAISERY, JIMMY ALDRIDGE & SID GOLDSMITH* FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
SAT 22 CHRISTMAS POETRY BASH 2018 WITH JOHN COOPER CLARKE, MARTIN NEWELL, LUKE WRIGHT & ROSS SUTHERLAND POETRYBUY TICKETSPOETRY
SUN 23 A CHRISTMAS CAROL BY CANDLELIGHT XMAS STORYBUY TICKETSXMAS STORY
MON 24 A CHRISTMAS CAROL BY CANDLELIGHT XMAS STORYBUY TICKETSXMAS STORY
2019

JANUARY

MON 21 BOF! GWENDAL MOELE & PAUL RILEY & NO STRINGS ATTACHED * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
FRI 25 STEPHEN K AMOS: BOUQUETS AND BRICKBATS COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY

FEBRUARY

TUE 12 HAL CRUTTENDEN: CHUBSTER * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 28 SCHOOLS ROCK PROM 2019 GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

MARCH

SAT 2 SAM AVERY: THE LEARNER PARENT COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
TUE 5 MARTIN TAYLOR & ULF WAKENIUS: LEGACY * JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
THU 28 CARL HUTCHINSON: I KNOW I SHOULDN'T BEHAVE LIKE THIS... COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 30 GYLES BRANDRETH: BREAK A LEG! * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY

APRIL

FRI 12 FLO AND JOAN: ALIVE ON STAGE COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 20 ANDREW MAXWELL: SHOWTIME * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 26 LIMEHOUSE LIZZY * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

MAY

MON 6 FLOOK * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
THU 16 PAUL FOOT: IMAGE CONSCIOUS COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY