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DIARY

JULY

FRI 21 MAMMALIAN DIVING REFLEX, DARREN O'DONNELL: ALL THE SEX I'VE EVER HAD PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
SAT 22 MAMMALIAN DIVING REFLEX, DARREN O'DONNELL: ALL THE SEX I'VE EVER HAD PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
MON 24 TUNDE JEGEDE & THE ART ENSEMBLE OF LAGOS WORLD MUSICBUY TICKETSWORLD MUSIC
TUE 25 COLNE VALLEY YOUTH ORCHESTRA FUNDRAISING CONCERT CLASSICALBUY TICKETS 
THU 27 STEVE HARRIS BRITISH LION * SOLD OUT GIGSSOLD OUTGIGS
FRI 28 SHITMAT + EMMA CATNIP + AN UNNECESSARILY JUSTIFIED WITH + SAM FEZ GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 29 SESH FOR LUKE * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 30 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 30 THE AFRICAN SALSA ORCHESTRA WORLD MUSICBUY TICKETSWORLD MUSIC

AUGUST

THU 3 TREMBLING BELLS, MIKE HERON & ED ASKEW - THE SUMMER OF LOVE ANNIVERSARY TOUR GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 4 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 4 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 5 KING AYISOBA GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 6 VINYL SESSIONS JAZZ OPEN HOUSE MUSICBUY TICKETSMUSIC
TUE 8 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL: MAJESTIC KIDS - IT'S A SMALL WORLD KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
WED 9 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL: MAJESTIC KIDS - IT'S A SMALL WORLD KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
THU 10 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL: MAJESTIC KIDS - IT'S A SMALL WORLD KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
FRI 11 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL: MAJESTIC KIDS - IT'S A SMALL WORLD KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SUN 13 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SAT 19 CRYPTOPSY + JOTNARR + A BRIBE FOR THE FERRYMAN GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
WED 23 MILTON JONES IS NEARLY OUT THERE: WORK IN PROGRESS * SOLD OUT COMEDYSOLD OUTCOMEDY
THU 24 65DAYSOFSTATIC + MEEMO COMMA GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 26 STREET CINEMA: A STREETCAT NAMED BOB (AT THE OLD BUS DEPOT, QUEEN STREET) FILMBUY TICKETSFILM
SAT 26 STEEMY DAN GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 26 STREET CINEMA: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD (AT THE OLD BUS DEPOT, QUEEN STREET) FILMBUY TICKETSFILM
SUN 27 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 27 COLCHESTER VEGAN FAIR VEGAN FAIRBUY TICKETS 
TUE 29 ESSEX BOOK FESTIVAL PRESENTS PUTRID POTION WORKSHOP KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
TUE 29 ESSEX BOOK FESTIVAL PRESENTS THE SUPER STINKY PONGORIFIC GAMESHOW KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
WED 30 A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS SCREAM * 50 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
WED 30 VAUDOU GAME WORLD MUSICBUY TICKETSWORLD MUSIC
THU 31 A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS SCREAM * 40 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE

SEPTEMBER

FRI 1 A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS SCREAM * 35 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
FRI 1 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 2 SUSTAINABLE COLCHESTER: URBAN ENVIRONMENTALISM WITH PAM NELSON STREET TOURSBUY TICKETS 
SAT 2 STREET PHOTOGRAPHY WITH JONATHAN DOYLE STREET TOURSBUY TICKETS 
SAT 2 A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS SCREAM * 44 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
SAT 2 STREET CINEMA: NIGHTCRAWLER (AT THE OLD BUS DEPOT, QUEEN STREET) FILMBUY TICKETSFILM
SUN 3 RIOTS, REBELLIONS & PROTESTS WITH DORIAN HAYES STREET TOURSBUY TICKETS 
TUE 5 TAUPE GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 9 7AM WITH ANT ROBERTS STREET TOURSBUY TICKETS 
SAT 9 LIVING WITH LUKE (DOORS 2.30PM) THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
SAT 9 CONCRETE LEGACY WITH KATHERINE WOOD STREET TOURSBUY TICKETS 
SAT 9 LIVING WITH LUKE (DOORS 7.30PM) THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
SAT 9 STREET CINEMA: LOCKE (AT THE OLD BUS DEPOT, QUEEN STREET) FILMBUY TICKETSFILM
SUN 10 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 10 AN (IN)SPIRE-RATIONAL TOUR WITH RICHARD DEDOMENICI STREET TOURSBUY TICKETS 
SUN 10 TOM STADE: I SWEAR COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 10 HAUNTED COLCHESTER WITH ROB BROWN STREET TOURSBUY TICKETS 
MON 11 PONS AELIUS * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 12 DISPOSSESSION: THE GREAT SOCIAL HOUSING SWINDLE FILMBUY TICKETSFILM
WED 13 SIMON FINN + THE DOOMED BIRD OF PROVIDENCE + HARPOON GROUP GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
THU 14 NATHAN CATON: THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 16 STREET HUNT STREET HUNTBUY TICKETS 
SAT 16 PLACE STORY ARTEFACT: EXPLORING THE WALK AS ART WITH SARA HAYES STREET TOURSBUY TICKETS 
SAT 16 STREET CINEMA: THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES (AT THE OLD BUS DEPOT, QUEEN STREET) FILMBUY TICKETSFILM
SUN 17 SUSTAINABLE COLCHESTER: GREEN LIVING AND LEARNING WITH EMILY HARRUP STREET TOURSBUY TICKETS 
MON 18 GREG RUSSELL & JACK RUTTER * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 19 THE END OF ST PETERSBURG WITH A LIVE SCORE BY HARMONIEBAND FILMBUY TICKETSFILM
THU 21 PAUL FOOT: 'TIS A PITY SHE'S A PIGLET COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 22 IL SOGNO DEL MARINAIO (FEATURING MIKE WATT) GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 23 STREET CINEMA: SECRET SURPRISE KIDS FILM (AT THE OLD BUS DEPOT, QUEEN STREET) FILMBUY TICKETSFILM
SAT 23 STREET CINEMA: THELMA & LOUISE (AT THE OLD BUS DEPOT, QUEEN STREET) FILMBUY TICKETSFILM
SUN 24 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 24 LEKAN BABALOLA'S SACRED FUNK PROJECT WORLD MUSICBUY TICKETSWORLD MUSIC
MON 25 BOO HEWERDINE & BROOKS WILLIAMS STATE OF THE UNION * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
THU 28 ALAN MOORE & MACGILLIVRAY * LIVE LITERATUREBUY TICKETS 
FRI 29 JOHN OTWAY GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 30 RHYTHM AND TASTE! BHANGRA MASALA BY INDI SANDHU - BHANGRA CHEF PRESENTS: BOLLYMASALA KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 30 PAUL ZERDIN: ALL MOUTH * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY

OCTOBER

SUN 1 MATT RIDLEY QUARTET JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 2 ALDEN, PATTERSON & DASHWOOD * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 3 ROBIN INCE: PRAGMATIC INSANITY COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
WED 4 JENNY LEE: HEARTBEATS & ALGORITHMS PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 5 SHARON SHANNON * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
FRI 6 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 7 COLCHESTER GAMES FAIR FAIRBUY TICKETS 
SAT 7 SIMON DAY, IN CHARACTER COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
MON 9 THE YOUNG'UNS - STRANGERS ALBUM TOUR * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 10 MARK THOMAS: A SHOW THAT GAMBLES ON THE FUTURE COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 12 KEVIN PEARCE: ALBUM LAUNCH GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 14 COMEDY CLUB 4 KIDS WITH BSL INTERPRETATION KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 14 JEREMY HARDY LIVE 2017 * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
MON 16 THE SAM KELLY DUO * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
WED 18 H2 DANCE: STRANGERS & OTHERS (DOORS OPEN 5.30PM) 38 tickets left PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
WED 18 H2 DANCE: STRANGERS & OTHERS (DOORS OPEN 7.45PM) 38 tickets left PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 19 LAURENCE CLARK: INDEPENDENCE COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 20 PHILL JUPITUS: JUPLICITY * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 21 THE GREAT BRITISH TAKE OFF FEATURING JON CULSHAW & BILL DARE * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 22 CHARLIE WOOD BAND JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 23 MARTIN SIMPSON * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 24 JIMEOIN: RIDICULOUS * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 28 LYNGO THEATRE PRESENTS "THERE AND BACK AGAIN- AN ODYSSEY" KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SUN 29 AKERCOCKE + HECATE ENTHRONED GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 30 4SQUARE * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 31 JUSTIN CURRIE & THE PALLBEARERS * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

NOVEMBER

FRI 3 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 4 HUGH CORNWELL * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 6 CARDBOARD FOX * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 7 DANNY BHOY: MAKE SOMETHING GREAT AGAIN FOR STRONGER BETTER FUTURE TOMORROW TOGETHER COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
WED 8 TOM MARSHMAN: KINGS CROSS (REMIX) 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
SUN 12 ELLA FITZGERALD AT 100 WITH MARTIN TAYLOR & ALISON BURNS JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 13 GIGSPANNER * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 14 DALEK 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
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 * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 24 MATT RICHARDSON COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 25 DREADZONE * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 26 INDIGO MOON THEATRE PRESENTS ALADDIN KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
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 COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
WED 29 DANIELLE IMARA: GET THERAPY PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 30 PAUL CHOWDHRY: LIVE INNIT * SOLD OUT COMEDYSOLD OUTCOMEDY

DECEMBER

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
WED 6 OMID DJALILI: SCHMUCK FOR A NIGHT * 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! KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 9 THE BLOCKHEADS: THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 11 VICKI SWAN & JONNY DYER WINTER WARMER PICK & MIX * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
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 POETRYBUY TICKETSPOETRY
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 
2018

JANUARY

SAT 6 KEITH JAMES IN CONCERT THE SONGS OF LEONARD COHEN GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 19 SOFIE HAGEN: DEAD BABY FROG COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 27 STEPHEN K AMOS: BREAD AND CIRCUSES COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY

FEBRUARY

SAT 3 IAIN STIRLING: U OK HUN?X COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY

MARCH

THU 29 STICK IN THE WHEEL FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK

APRIL

SAT 14 DALISO CHAPONDA: WHAT THE AFRICAN SAID * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 19 KRIS DREVER FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
THU 26 THE HORNE SECTION * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY