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DIARY

JANUARY

TUE 22 CARL DONNELLY & JULIAN DEANE AKA TWO VEGAN IDIOTS COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
WED 23 IMPERMANENCE PRESENTS: THE BALLET OF THE NATIONS FILMBUY TICKETSFILM
THU 24 DAMIAN WILSON & ADAM WAKEMAN LIVE GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 25 STEPHEN K AMOS: BOUQUETS AND BRICKBATS 2 tickets left COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 26 SING A LONG WITH NICK COPE! SOLD OUT KIDSSOLD OUTKIDS
SAT 26 THE PRETTIEST STARMAN * SOLD OUT GIGSSOLD OUTGIGS
SUN 27 TEDDY BEARS CONCERT KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SUN 27 DIZZY REECE: ROUTES IN JAZZ JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 28 THE SHACKLETON TRIO * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 29 12TH COLCHESTER WINTER ALE FESTIVAL * BEERBUY TICKETSBEER
WED 30 12TH COLCHESTER WINTER ALE FESTIVAL * BEERBUY TICKETSBEER
THU 31 12TH COLCHESTER WINTER ALE FESTIVAL * BEERBUY TICKETSBEER

FEBRUARY

FRI 1 12TH COLCHESTER WINTER ALE FESTIVAL * BEERBUY TICKETSBEER
SAT 2 12TH COLCHESTER WINTER ALE FESTIVAL * BEERBUY TICKETSBEER
SUN 3 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 3 WENDY KIRKLAND QUARTET: PIANO DIVAS JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 4 THE CHURCHFITTERS * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 5 A TO Z OF MUSICAL THEATRE * PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 7 LOST VOICE GUY: I'M ONLY IN IT FOR THE PARKING * SOLD OUT COMEDYSOLD OUTCOMEDY
FRI 8 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 8 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 9 FAIRYLAND TRUST WORKSHOP: ELF STICKS [10AM] KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 9 FAIRYLAND TRUST WORKSHOP: ELF STICKS [11AM] KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 9 FAIRYLAND TRUST WORKSHOP: ELF STICKS [12.30PM] KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 9 FAIRYLAND TRUST WORKSHOP: ELF STICKS [2PM] WITH BSL KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 9 JOHN-LUKE ROBERTS: ALL I WANNA DO IS... COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 10 THE JOE ALLARD COMMISSION: CHRIS REDMOND POETRYBUY TICKETSPOETRY
MON 11 MICHAEL MCGOLDRICK, JOHN MCCUSKER AND JOHN DOYLE * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 12 HAL CRUTTENDEN: CHUBSTER * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
WED 13 SHEY HARGREAVES: SICK [WITH BSL] PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 14 SIXTH FORM COLLEGE BATTLE OF THE BANDS GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 15 AHIR SHAH: DUFFER COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 16 F.O.X + UP + THE SIMON ADRIDGE EXPERIENCE GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 17 THE VINYL SESSIONS - KING CRIMSON: RED MUSICBUY TICKETSMUSIC
MON 18 BREABACH * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 19 SNACK FAMILY + THE EU COMMON AGRICULTURAL POLICY GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
WED 20 PAULA VARJACK: THE CULT OF K*NZO PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 21 PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT * SOLD OUT GIGSSOLD OUTGIGS
FRI 22 MARK WATSON: THE INFINITE SHOW * SOLD OUT COMEDYSOLD OUTCOMEDY
SAT 23 ANAKADABRA KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SUN 24 THE SKIDS * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 25 BLAZIN' FIDDLES * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 26 BANNER THEATRE: SPIRIT OF 1868 * PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
WED 27 MOLLY NAYLOR: LIGHTS! PLANETS! PEOPLE! PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 28 SCHOOLS ROCK PROM 2019 GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

MARCH

FRI 1 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 1 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 2 SAM AVERY: THE LEARNER PARENT COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 3 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 3 THE WARM & TOASTY CLUB GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 4 JON BODEN & THE REMNANT STRINGS * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 5 MARTIN TAYLOR & ULF WAKENIUS: LEGACY * JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
WED 6 KEISHA THOMPSON: MAN ON THE MOON PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 7 BIG LAD + HOOF! + DAME AREA + HORRIBLE DOLPHINS GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 8 THE SMYTHS: A TRIBUTE TO THE SMITHS * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 9 MAJESTIC KIDS EVENTS PRESENTS: BOOK STEPPERS PART I * KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 9 BIG COUNTRY * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 10 TAUPE + PHAROS PROJECT + LOVE AROUND THE WORLD GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 11 EDGELARKS * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 12 AS IT IS + MODERN ERROR* GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
WED 13 VAN HUYNH COMPANY: DEP PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 14 ANA SILVERA: ORACLES GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 15 WHOLE LOTTA LED'S 2019 TOUR FEATURING LED ZEPPELIN II * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 16 BUILDING A BUSINESS AROUND YOUR MUSIC - DO IT YOUR WAY * WORKSHOPBUY TICKETS 
SAT 16 UNDISCOVERED GRAND BANDS FINAL * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 17 THE VINYL SESSIONS - THE STRANGLERS: BLACK & WHITE MUSICBUY TICKETSMUSIC
SUN 17 WE ARE LEIF + WILL HOBSON'S GROOVE MERCHANTS JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 18 CHRIS WOOD * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 19 DARREN HARRIOTT: VISCERAL * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
WED 20 IEVA KUNISKIS: THEY LIVE NEXT DOOR PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 21 HAYSEED DIXIE * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 22 THE GUNS 'N ROSES EXPERIENCE + WRONG JOVI + IDOLIZED * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 23 KID CARPET: NOISY HOLIDAY [RELAXED PERFORMANCE] KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 23 KID CARPET: NOISY HOLIDAY KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 23 THE LATIN RHYTHM PRESENTS: SALSEOLOGY * SALSABUY TICKETSSALSA
SUN 24 LIL' JIMMY REED & THE A TEAM GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 25 PETE MORTON * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 26 LEE SCRATCH PERRY * 12 tickets left GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
WED 27 CHINA PLATE & STAATSTHEATER MAINZ PRESENT: STATUS PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 28 CARL HUTCHINSON: I KNOW I SHOULDN'T BEHAVE LIKE THIS... COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 29 KRISTIN HERSH (ELECTRIC TRIO) WITH FRED ABONG & ROB AHLERS GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 30 GYLES BRANDRETH: BREAK A LEG! * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY

APRIL

MON 1 SAM KELLY AND RUTH NOTMAN * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 2 BLACK LAKE FILMBUY TICKETSFILM
WED 3 VERONICA THOMPSON & NATHAN EVANS: FLIGHTS OF FANCY & FOREIGN AFFAIRS PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 4 MARK THOMAS: CHECK UP COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 5 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 5 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 6 BARKING DOG THREATRE COMPANY: TEDDY'S PICNIC KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 6 LUCY PORTER: PASS IT ON COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 7 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
MON 8 SMITH AND BREWER * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 9 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: ASYLUM (1972) HORRORBUY TICKETS 
THU 11 LISA KNAPP FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
FRI 12 HAMEED BROTHERS QAWWAL & PARTY GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 14 TOM STADE: I SWEAR TOO... * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
MON 15 GILMORE AND ROBERTS * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 16 SEANN WALSH: AFTER THIS ONE, I'M GOING HOME * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
WED 17 CATHERINE HOFFMANN: CYST-ER ACT PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
FRI 19 GARY DELANEY: GAGSTER'S PARADISE * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 20 WEST AFRICAN DRUMMING WORKSHOPS SESSION 1 WORKSHOPBUY TICKETS 
SAT 20 WEST AFRICAN DRUMMING WORKSHOPS SESSION 2 WORKSHOPBUY TICKETS 
SAT 20 ANDREW MAXWELL: SHOWTIME * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 21 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
TUE 23 TONY LAW: A LOST SHOW * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
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

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
MON 6 FLOOK * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 7 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: TWINS OF EVIL (1971) HORRORBUY TICKETS 
THU 9 MICKY P. KERR: Z-LIST CELEBRITY COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
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
THU 16 PAUL FOOT: IMAGE CONSCIOUS COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 18 ROB AUTON: THE TALK SHOW COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 19 SHAPPI KHORSANDI: SKITTISH WARRIOR... CONFESSIONS OF A CLUB COMIC COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
TUE 21 FLO AND JOAN: ALIVE ON STAGE COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
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

JUNE

TUE 4 LOU SANDERS: SHAME PIG COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 6 PATRICK MONAHAN: #GOALS COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 7 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 7 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 8 MAJESTIC KIDS EVENTS PRESENTS: BOOK STEPPERS PART II * KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 8 THE SWING SPECTACULAR * JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
SUN 9 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X* WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
MON 10 THE RUTLES: GET UP & GO AGAIN TOUR 2019 * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
TUE 11 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: FEAR IN THE NIGHT (1972) HORRORBUY TICKETS 
SAT 15 LONDON CALLING PLAY THE CLASH * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 16 THE TIGER LILLIES: DEVIL'S FAIRGROUND * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 21 FROM THE JAM * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
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

JULY

FRI 5 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 5 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 7 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B* WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
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
FRI 26 AJA + PHANTOM CHIPS GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

AUGUST

FRI 2 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 2 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 4 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A* WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 18 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR

SEPTEMBER

SUN 1 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
FRI 6 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 6 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 12 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: PEOPLES' CHOICE! HORRORBUY TICKETS 
SAT 14 THE FLOYD EFFECT * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 15 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
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 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

OCTOBER

FRI 4 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 4 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * 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
THU 17 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: DEATH LINE (1972) HORRORBUY TICKETS 
SAT 19 LUKE KEMPNER: HOUSE OF FACES COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
WED 23 JAMES MCDERMOTT: RUBBER RING 69 tickets left PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE

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
SAT 9 JAY FOREMAN'S DISGUSTING SONGS FOR CHILDREN KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 16 THE SEARCHERS & HOLLIES EXPERIENCE * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
THU 21 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: TALES THAT WITNESS MADNESS (1973) HORRORBUY TICKETS 
SAT 23 THE LIPSINKERS CABARETBUY TICKETS 

DECEMBER

SUN 1 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
FRI 6 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 6 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 12 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: THE BLOOD ON SATAN'S CLAW (1970) HORRORBUY TICKETS 
FRI 13 NINE BELOW ZERO * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
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