2021

JUNE

SAT 5 JOHN OTWAY & THE BIG BAND * RESCHEDULED GIGSGIGS
SUN 6 KEITH JAMES: CONCERT FOR A CHANGING WORLD RESCHEDULED GIGSGIGS
MON 7 THE MELROSE QUARTET * POSTPONED FOLKFOLK
WED 9 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHT 1930S STYLE: BELA LUGOSI'S WHITE ZOMBIE WITH LIVE SCORE RESCHEDULED HORROR 
THU 10 POETRY WORKSHOP: THE TREES' KNEES WITH JOHN HEGLEY 16 tickets left Online event WORKSHOP 
FRI 11 LIVE/WIRE: THE AC/DC SHOW * RESCHEDULED GIGSGIGS
SAT 12 POETRY WORKSHOP: THE TREES' KNEES WITH JOHN HEGLEY 13 tickets left Online event WORKSHOP 
TUE 15 TOM STADE: YOU AINT SEEN NOTHING YET * RESCHEDULED COMEDYCOMEDY
THU 17 LUCY PORTER: BE PREPARED RESCHEDULED COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 18 SHAZIA MIRZA: COCONUT RESCHEDULED COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 19 STEEMY DAN RESCHEDULED GIGSGIGS
THU 24 STEPHEN K AMOS: BEFORE AND LAUGHTER RESCHEDULED COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 26 TRANSMISSION: THE SOUND OF JOY DIVISION * RESCHEDULED GIGSGIGS
SUN 27 ALISON RAYNER QUINTET RESCHEDULED JAZZJAZZ
SUN 27 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
TUE 29 LAURA LEXX: (NOT QUITE) KNEE JERK RESCHEDULED COMEDYCOMEDY
WED 30 LOU SANDERS: SAY HELLO TO YOUR NEW STEP-MUMMY * RESCHEDULED COMEDYCOMEDY

JULY

SAT 3 CHANGESTWOBOWIE * RESCHEDULED GIGSGIGS
THU 8 SOME KINDA WONDERFUL: THE MUSIC OF STEVIE WONDER WITH NOEL MCCALLA & DEREK NASH BAND RESCHEDULED GIGSGIGS
SAT 10 D'UKES RESCHEDULED GIGSGIGS
SUN 11 RESOLUTION 88: FULL PHAT FUNKY JAZZ RESCHEDULED JAZZJAZZ
SUN 11 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
TUE 13 ARABELLA WEIR, DOES MY MUM LOOM BIG IN THIS? * RESCHEDULED COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 16 LLOYD GRIFFITH: NOT JUST A PRETTY FACE RESCHEDULED COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 17 THE STYLE COUNCILLORS - CAFE BLEU TOUR * RESCHEDULED GIGSGIGS
SAT 24 SOFIE HAGEN: THE BUMSWING CANCELLED COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 25 NU JAZZ WITH WILD CARD + SPECIAL GUEST IMAANI RESCHEDULED GIGSGIGS
SUN 25 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 25 AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH ANTONIO FORCIONE JAZZJAZZ
THU 29 D'UKES GIGSGIGS
FRI 30 THE BEAT * RESCHEDULED GIGSGIGS

AUGUST

WED 4 LAURA LEXX: (NOT QUITE) KNEE JERK COMEDYCOMEDY
THU 5 KEVIN PEARCE + BOWIE BARTLETT GIGSGIGS
FRI 6 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 8 MORRISSEY MULLEN LEGACY RESCHEDULED JAZZJAZZ
SUN 8 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 8 MARIO BAKUNA: BRAZILIAN LANDSCAPES + SUFFOLK SCHOOL OF SAMBA JAZZJAZZ
TUE 10 TAUPE + LEECHBOOK + FRAZER MERRICK GIGSGIGS
THU 12 RUBBER JAW + SANDCASTLE JESUS CANCELLED GIGSGIGS
FRI 13 DIVA PURPLE - ALL FEMALE TRIBUTE TO DEEP PURPLE + THE UPSY DAISIES GIGSGIGS
SAT 14 JACK DEE: WARM UP * COMEDYCOMEDY
WED 18 FROM THE JAM "THATS ENTERTAINMENT" ACOUSTIC TOUR + NINE BELOW ZERO * RESCHEDULED GIGSGIGS
THU 19 COURTNEY PINE: SONG (THE BALLAD BOOK) * RESCHEDULED JAZZJAZZ
FRI 20 DO.OMYOGA * RESCHEDULED GIGSGIGS
FRI 20 CARL HUTCHINSON LIVE 2021 RESCHEDULED COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 21 OPEN AFTERNOON: FEATURING THE GRAND BEARD SHAVE & SURPRISES CABARET 
SAT 21 ANIMAL NOISE + GROFF + CROOKED STATE + FLIP TOP HEAD CANCELLED GIGSGIGS
SUN 22 DARIUS BRUBECK QUARTET RESCHEDULED JAZZJAZZ
SUN 22 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 22 RESOLUTION 88: FULL PHAT FUNKY JAZZ JAZZJAZZ
THU 26 CONTROL VOLTAGE - ANALOGUE SYNTH NIGHT! GIGSGIGS
FRI 27 THE STYLE COUNCILLORS - CAFE BLEU TOUR * 92 tickets left GIGSGIGS
SAT 28 JOHN HEGLEY: A WRITING AND DRAWING CREATIVE WORKSHOP (WITH A BIT OF PAPER SNIPPING) 7 tickets left Online event WORKSHOP 
SAT 28 COLCHESTER PRIDE PRESENTS: A BIG CAMP CABARET PARTY! SOLD OUT CABARET 
SUN 29 LOU SANDERS: SAY HELLO TO YOUR NEW STEP-MUMMY * 6 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
TUE 31 ROY AYERS UBIQUITY - MYSTIC VOYAGE 45TH ANNIVERSARY * RESCHEDULED GIGSGIGS

SEPTEMBER

THU 2 JOHN HEGLEY: A WRITING AND DRAWING CREATIVE WORKSHOP (WITH A BIT OF PAPER SNIPPING) 8 tickets left Online event WORKSHOP 
THU 2 BIG COUNTRY * GIGSGIGS
FRI 3 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 4 THE HAY WAIN: SPECIAL PREVIEW PERFORMANCE AT THE GRANARY GARDEN, FLATFORD * SOLD OUT THEATRETHEATRE
SUN 5 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 5 LLOYD GRIFFITH: NOT JUST A PRETTY FACE COMEDYCOMEDY
MON 6 LES BARKER * FOLKFOLK
TUE 7 ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT * CANCELLED GIGSGIGS
WED 8 CASTLE PARK THEATRE: THE HAY WAIN * 63 tickets left THEATRETHEATRE
THU 9 CASTLE PARK THEATRE: THE HAY WAIN * 79 tickets left THEATRETHEATRE
THU 9 ROB NEWMAN'S PHILOSOPHY SHOW 71 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 10 SALAD + PINEY GIR RESCHEDULED GIGSGIGS
FRI 10 CASTLE PARK THEATRE: THE HAY WAIN * 67 tickets left THEATRETHEATRE
SAT 11 THE BLACK CHARADE (MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE TRIBUTE) + FELL OUT BOY + WE AREN'T PARAMORE * RESCHEDULED GIGSGIGS
SAT 11 CASTLE PARK THEATRE: THE HAY WAIN * 58 tickets left THEATRETHEATRE
SUN 12 ALL THE PARK'S A STAGE * 22 tickets left THEATRETHEATRE
SUN 12 ALL THE PARK'S A STAGE * 13 tickets left THEATRETHEATRE
SUN 12 ALL THE PARK'S A STAGE * 20 tickets left THEATRETHEATRE
SUN 12 ALL THE PARK'S A STAGE * 20 tickets left THEATRETHEATRE
SUN 12 ALL THE PARK'S A STAGE * 20 tickets left THEATRETHEATRE
SUN 12 PETE KENNEDY: BOOK LAUNCH PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
SUN 12 ALL THE PARK'S A STAGE * 10 tickets left THEATRETHEATRE
SUN 12 ALL THE PARK'S A STAGE * 20 tickets left THEATRETHEATRE
SUN 12 ALL THE PARK'S A STAGE * 20 tickets left THEATRETHEATRE
SUN 12 ALL THE PARK'S A STAGE * 20 tickets left THEATRETHEATRE
SUN 12 ALL THE PARK'S A STAGE * 13 tickets left THEATRETHEATRE
SUN 12 ALINA HIP HARP + SHIRLEY SMART TRIO JAZZJAZZ
MON 13 CHRISTINA ALDEN & ALEX PATTERSON * FOLKFOLK
TUE 14 CASTLE PARK THEATRE: THE HAY WAIN * SOLD OUT THEATRETHEATRE
TUE 14 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHT DOUBLE BILL: THE BEAST MUST DIE + THE HOUSE THAT DRIPPED BLOOD HORROR 
WED 15 CASTLE PARK THEATRE: THE HAY WAIN * 70 tickets left THEATRETHEATRE
WED 15 FROM THE JAM "THATS ENTERTAINMENT" ACOUSTIC TOUR + NINE BELOW ZERO * 23 tickets left GIGSGIGS
THU 16 BLANCMANGE * 22 tickets left GIGSGIGS
THU 16 CASTLE PARK THEATRE: THE HAY WAIN * 65 tickets left THEATRETHEATRE
FRI 17 CASTLE PARK THEATRE: THE HAY WAIN * 80 tickets left THEATRETHEATRE
SAT 18 NINE BELOW ZERO: DON'T POINT YOUR FINGER TOUR * 81 tickets left GIGSGIGS
SAT 18 CASTLE PARK THEATRE: THE HAY WAIN * 7 tickets left THEATRETHEATRE
SUN 19 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 19 MARTIN NEWELL'S GOLDEN AFTERNOON GIGSGIGS
SUN 19 GEOFF NORCOTT: I BLAME THE PARENTS SOLD OUT COMEDYCOMEDY
MON 20 SHACKLETON TRIO * FOLKFOLK
TUE 21 JOHN SMITH * GIGSGIGS
WED 22 UNFAMILIARS // ON FOLK PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 23 SIMON EVANS: THE WORK OF THE DEVIL COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 24 JASON BYRNE: AUDIENCE PRECIPITATION * POSTPONED COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 25 THE THINKING DRINKERS: PUB QUIZ * COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 26 CHRIS ALLARD QUARTET + SPECIAL GUEST JOHN TURVILLE JAZZJAZZ
MON 27 JIMMY ALDRIDGE & SID GOLDSMITH * CANCELLED FOLKFOLK
MON 27 THE THUMPING TOMMYS * FOLKFOLK
TUE 28 HENGE + SHUNYA GIGSGIGS
THU 30 DO.OMYOGA * CANCELLED GIGSGIGS

OCTOBER

FRI 1 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * 80 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 3 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 3 ANY SUGGESTIONS, DOCTOR? THE IMPROVISED DOCTOR WHO PARODY COMEDYCOMEDY
MON 4 JOHN MCCUSKER * CANCELLED FOLKFOLK
WED 6 GOBSCURE: PROVOKED TO MADNESS BY THE BRUTALITY OF WEALTH 75 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 7 BBC INTRODUCING IN ESSEX ON TOUR FEATURING SAM EAGLE + JOSH TENOR + PHOEBE AUSTIN CANCELLED GIGSGIGS
FRI 8 THE LIPSINKERS: CLAUSUS APERTUM CABARET 
SAT 9 SUZI RUFFELL: DANCE LIKE EVERYONE'S WATCHING 100 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 10 GARY DELANEY: GARY IN PUNDERLAND * 3 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
MON 11 HUNTER MUSKETT * FOLKFOLK
TUE 12 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHT 1930S STYLE: BELA LUGOSI'S WHITE ZOMBIE WITH LIVE SCORE HORROR 
WED 13 LUKE WRIGHT: THE REMAINS OF LOGAN DANKWORTH PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
FRI 15 THE BLOW MONKEYS * 57 tickets left GIGSGIGS
SAT 16 THE FLOYD EFFECT: THE DARK SIDE OF REASON TOUR 2020 * SOLD OUT GIGSGIGS
SUN 17 THE VINYL SESSIONS: LED ZEPPELIN BY LED ZEPPELIN * VINYL 
SUN 17 ANT LAW QUARTET JAZZJAZZ
MON 18 SPIERS & BODEN: THE COMEBACK TOUR * 1 ticket left FOLKFOLK
WED 20 PIP UTTON: ADOLF 58 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 21 MARK THOMAS: 50 THINGS ABOUT US 38 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 22 THE SMYTHS: A TRIBUTE TO THE SMITHS * 2 tickets left GIGSGIGS
SAT 23 DOM JOLY'S HOLIDAY SNAPS - TRAVEL AND COMEDY IN THE DANGER ZONE * 2 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 24 CELEBRATING TUBBY HAYES: SIMON SPILLETT QUARTET JAZZJAZZ
MON 25 SAM LEE: OLD WOW+ TOUR * FOLKFOLK
TUE 26 ONLY FOOLS & BOYCIE - AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH ONLY FOOLS & HORSES ACTOR JOHN CHALLIS * CANCELLED COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 29 IAIN STIRLING: FAILING UPWARDS * 1 ticket left COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 30 COLCHESTER GAMES FAIR 2021 * FAIR 
SAT 30 COFFIN SHAKER FEATURING WALLOWING, A'BEAR, ZETRA & MEEMO COMMA GIGSGIGS
SUN 31 I HEAR VOICES THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS THE CALL OF THE UNPRONOUNCEABLE 74 tickets left THEATRETHEATRE

NOVEMBER

MON 1 AN AUDIENCE WITHOUT JAKE THACKRAY * FOLKFOLK
WED 3 REVEREND BILLY & THE STOP SHOPPING CHOIR EARTH RIOT TOUR 2021 73 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 4 JOBOXERS * CANCELLED GIGSGIGS
FRI 5 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * 65 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 6 STONE FOUNDATION * GIGSGIGS
SUN 7 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 7 THE SEARCHERS & HOLLIES EXPERIENCE * CANCELLED GIGSGIGS
MON 8 PAN AMERICAN + MASAL GIGSGIGS
WED 10 FRANKO B: I'M HERE 19 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 11 JENNY ECLAIR: SIXTY! (FFS!) * 3 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 12 SH*T FACED SHAKESPEARE: ROMEO & JULIET * SOLD OUT COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 13 FROCK SWAP * SWAP 
SAT 13 SH*T FACED SHAKESPEARE: ROMEO & JULIET * SOLD OUT COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 14 MARIA CHIARA ARGIRO GROUP JAZZJAZZ
MON 15 FAUSTUS * RESCHEDULED FOLKFOLK
MON 15 FRENCH NIGHT FEATURING BOF!, PAUL RILEY & GWENDAL MOELE AND LES HIRONDELLES * FOLKFOLK
TUE 16 LEE SCRATCH PERRY + HOBO CHANG * CANCELLED GIGSGIGS
TUE 16 FOCUS * 3 tickets left GIGSGIGS
WED 17 MADE IN CHINA: SUPER DUPER CLOSE-UP 57 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 18 FROZEN LIGHT: 2065 * THEATRETHEATRE
THU 18 FROZEN LIGHT: 2065 * THEATRETHEATRE
FRI 19 FROZEN LIGHT: 2065 * THEATRETHEATRE
FRI 19 FROZEN LIGHT: 2065 * THEATRETHEATRE
SAT 20 FROZEN LIGHT: 2065 * THEATRETHEATRE
SAT 20 FROZEN LIGHT: 2065 * THEATRETHEATRE
SAT 20 ANORAK PATCH * GIGSGIGS
SUN 21 SLAY DUGGEE LIVE! 14 tickets left KIDSKIDS
SUN 21 JO HARMAN: UNPLUGGED JAZZJAZZ
MON 22 BLAZIN' FIDDLES * 48 tickets left FOLKFOLK
TUE 23 THE SNUTS 11 tickets left GIGSGIGS
WED 24 BOBBY & AMY 24 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
FRI 26 TERRY EDWARDS' SPAGHETTI WESTERN ADVENTURES * CANCELLED GIGSGIGS
SAT 27 SECRET AFFAIR * 99 tickets left GIGSGIGS
SUN 28 THE VINYL SESSIONS: NEVERMIND BY NIRVANA * VINYL 
SUN 28 SAM SWEENEY BAND * FOLKFOLK
MON 29 BELSHAZZAR'S FEAST * FOLKFOLK
TUE 30 IVO GRAHAM: THE GAME OF LIFE * POSTPONED COMEDYCOMEDY