2021

DECEMBER

WED 1 VICTORIA FIRTH: THE BUTTER PIECE 58 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 2 JASON BYRNE: AUDIENCE PRECIPITATION * 8 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 3 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * 23 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 4 NICK COPE'S FAMILY SHOW SOLD OUT KIDSKIDS
SAT 4 LUCY PORTER: BE PREPARED 1 ticket left COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 5 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 5 ROOTS & CHANGES BY BHAVIK HARIA WORLD MUSIC 
SUN 5 JANETTE MASON NU JAZZ TRIO: RED ALERT CANCELLED JAZZJAZZ
SUN 5 SHAW'S EARLY XMAS CAPER JAZZJAZZ
MON 6 THE MEDLARS * FOLKFOLK
MON 6 THE HUT PEOPLE * CANCELLED FOLKFOLK
TUE 7 LUBOMYR MELNYK GIGSGIGS
WED 8 STEVE HARRIS BRITISH LION * 4 tickets left GIGSGIGS
THU 9 TOM STADE: YOU AINT SEEN NOTHING YET * 12 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 10 KINGDOM OF MADNESS: CLASSIC MAGNUM FEATURING MARK STANWAY, TONY MARTIN, MICKY BARKER, RICHARD BAILEY & MO BIRCH RESCHEDULED GIGSGIGS
FRI 10 THE LIPSINKERS CABARET 
SAT 11 JA PERFORMING ARTS SHOWCASE * 20 tickets left MUSICAL THEATRE 
SAT 11 THE BLACK CHARADE (MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE TRIBUTE) + FELL OUT BOY + WE AREN'T PARAMORE * GIGSGIGS
SUN 12 MANCHESTER CALLING! FT. THE TOTAL STONE ROSES, THE SMITHS PRESUMABLY & OAYSIS * GIGSGIGS
MON 13 AWAKE ARISE * FOLKFOLK
THU 16 CHRISTMAS POETRY BASH 2021 WITH JOHN COOPER-CLARKE, MARTIN NEWELL AND LUKE WRIGHT * 46 tickets left POETRYPOETRY
FRI 17 I HEAR VOICES THEATRE CO PRESENTS OH, TINKLE, AND I'LL COME TO YOU, MY LAD 64 tickets left THEATRETHEATRE
SAT 18 A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS: THE MOVIE... AND THE MUSIC OF VINCE GUARALDI JAZZJAZZ
SUN 19 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS OPEN 1.30PM) SOLD OUT KIDS XMAS 
SUN 19 MEDIAEVAL BAEBES 25TH ANNIVERSARY * 73 tickets left GIGSGIGS
MON 20 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS 10.30AM) 32 tickets left KIDS XMAS 
MON 20 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS OPEN 1.30PM) 85 tickets left KIDS XMAS 
TUE 21 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS 10.30AM) 34 tickets left KIDS XMAS 
TUE 21 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS OPEN 1.30PM) 55 tickets left KIDS XMAS 
TUE 21 THE BLOCKHEADS * CANCELLED GIGSGIGS
WED 22 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS 10.30AM) KIDS XMAS 
WED 22 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS 1.30PM) KIDS XMAS 
WED 22 SH!T THEATRE'S SING-A-LONG-A-MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL 76 tickets left FILMFILM
THU 23 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS 10.30AM) 94 tickets left KIDS XMAS 
THU 23 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS OPEN 1.30PM) 100 tickets left KIDS XMAS 
THU 23 A CHRISTMAS CAROL BY CANDLELIGHT CANCELLED XMAS STORYXMAS STORY
FRI 24 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS 10.30AM) 16 tickets left KIDS XMAS 
FRI 24 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS OPEN 1.30PM) 38 tickets left KIDS XMAS 
FRI 24 A CHRISTMAS CAROL BY CANDLELIGHT CANCELLED XMAS STORYXMAS STORY
MON 27 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS OPEN 1.30PM) 91 tickets left KIDS XMAS 
TUE 28 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS 10.30AM) CANCELLED KIDS XMAS 
TUE 28 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS OPEN 1.30PM) CANCELLED KIDS XMAS 
WED 29 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS 10.30AM) CANCELLED KIDS XMAS 
WED 29 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS OPEN 1.30PM) CANCELLED KIDS XMAS 
THU 30 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS 10.30AM) - PAY WHAT YOU CAN AFFORD CANCELLED KIDS XMAS 
THU 30 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS OPEN 1.30PM) CANCELLED KIDS XMAS 
FRI 31 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS 10.30AM) CANCELLED KIDS XMAS 
FRI 31 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS OPEN 1.30PM) CANCELLED KIDS XMAS 
2022

JANUARY

FRI 7 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 8 CARL HUTCHINSON LIVE 2021 87 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
THU 13 REV SIMPKINS RESCHEDULED GIGSGIGS
FRI 14 PAUL JONES & DAVE KELLY * POSTPONED GIGSGIGS
SAT 15 TONY LAW COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 16 THE VINYL SESSIONS: APHEX TWIN VINYL 
SUN 16 ARABELLA WEIR, DOES MY MUM LOOM BIG IN THIS?* 4 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
TUE 18 STEPHEN K AMOS: BEFORE AND LAUGHTER 70 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
WED 19 ROY AYERS UBIQUITY - MYSTIC VOYAGE 45TH ANNIVERSARY * POSTPONED GIGSGIGS
THU 20 JOHN OTWAY & THE BIG BAND * GIGSGIGS
FRI 21 CATHERINE MAY & ANDREW ALLEN: BLUE GIGSGIGS
SAT 22 THE PRETTIEST STARMAN * 61 tickets left GIGSGIGS
SUN 23 TEDDY BEAR'S CONCERT POSTPONED KIDSKIDS
SUN 23 SARAH GILLESPIE + RUTA DI POSTPONED JAZZJAZZ
THU 27 JAY STAPLEY: I WAS A TEENAGE SESSION GUITARIST RESCHEDULED GIGSGIGS
FRI 28 IVO GRAHAM: THE GAME OF LIFE * SOLD OUT COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 29 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS OPEN 10.30AM) 87 tickets left KIDS XMAS 
SAT 29 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS OPEN 1.30PM) 15 tickets left KIDS XMAS 
SUN 30 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS OPEN 10AM) 93 tickets left KIDS XMAS 
SUN 30 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: THE ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER (DOORS OPEN 1PM) 82 tickets left KIDS XMAS 
SUN 30 NISHLA SMITH JAZZJAZZ
MON 31 THE CHURCHFITTERS * 83 tickets left FOLKFOLK

FEBRUARY

TUE 1 REV SIMPKINS GIGSGIGS
FRI 4 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * 100 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 5 COMMITTED TO THE BLUES BROTHERS * GIGSGIGS
SUN 6 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 6 PARADISE LOST * GIGSGIGS
MON 7 CLIVE CARROLL * FOLKFOLK
TUE 8 FRAZER MERRICK + OULAN GIGSGIGS
THU 10 UKAEA + DHANGSHA + DON QUONG CANCELLED GIGSGIGS
FRI 11 THE ELO ENCOUNTER * SOLD OUT GIGSGIGS
SAT 12 WORKSHOP! BIG GOLDILOCKS & THE THREE BEARS PLUS - MIME & CLOWNING WORKSHOP 21 tickets left KIDSKIDS
SAT 12 BIG GOLDILOCKS & THE THREE BEARS PLUS 95 tickets left KIDSKIDS
SAT 12 SHAZIA MIRZA: COCONUT COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 13 THE VINYL SESSIONS: ADAM & THE ANTS VINYL 
SUN 13 SOME KINDA WONDERFUL: THE MUSIC OF STEVIE WONDER WITH NOEL MCCALLA & DEREK NASH BAND GIGSGIGS
MON 14 LOCAL HEROES NIGHT FEATURING ROSEWOOD + NO STRINGS ATTACHED + PARK & RIDE * FOLKFOLK
TUE 15 OZRIC TENTACLES ELECTRONIC + SILAS & SASKI GIGSGIGS
WED 16 WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS - FIGS IN WIGS: ASTROLOGY BINGO (WITH BSL INTERPRETATION) 9 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 17 AHIR SHAH: DRESS COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 18 BENJAMIN FRANCIS LEFTWICH CANCELLED GIGSGIGS
SUN 20 CITY OF LONDON SINFONIA: THE MAPLE TREE KIDSKIDS
SUN 20 CITY OF LONDON SINFONIA: THE MAPLE TREE KIDSKIDS
MON 21 VICKY SWAN & JOHNNY DYER * FOLKFOLK
TUE 22 NORDIC GIANTS + ARABROT GIGSGIGS
WED 23 WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS - RYAN O'SHEA: I_RAN 60 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 24 NOUVELLE VAGUE * 96 tickets left GIGSGIGS
FRI 25 SCHOOLS ROCK PROM 2022 GIGSGIGS
SAT 26 THE LIPSINKERS CABARET 
SUN 27 EMPIRICAL + SUPPORT RESCHEDULED JAZZJAZZ
SUN 27 HANNAH HORTON QUARTET JAZZJAZZ
MON 28 MARTIN SIMPSON * FOLKFOLK

MARCH

TUE 1 MIKE BUBBINS: THROWBACK CANCELLED COMEDYCOMEDY
WED 2 WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS - MOLLY NAYLOR: STOP TRYING TO BE FANTASTIC 63 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 3 LUKE KEMPNER: MACHO MACHO MAN * RESCHEDULED COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 4 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * 19 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 5 GONG * GIGSGIGS
SUN 6 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 6 SHAPARAK KHORSANDI: IT WAS THE 90S! 46 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
MON 7 LEVERET * FOLKFOLK
TUE 8 CURVED AIR * RESCHEDULED GIGSGIGS
FRI 11 MAGICAL BONES: BLACK MAGIC 93 tickets left MAGIC 
SAT 12 DREADZONE * RESCHEDULED GIGSGIGS
SUN 13 EMILY SAUNDERS RESCHEDULED JAZZJAZZ
SUN 13 TRUE THINK CANCELLED JAZZJAZZ
MON 14 KNIGHT & SPIERS * 17 tickets left FOLKFOLK
WED 16 WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS - THICK & TIGHT: SHORT & SWEET 37 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 17 JAH WOBBLE & THE INVADERS OF THE HEART GIGSGIGS
FRI 18 JOHN LENNON TRIBUTE UK PRESENTS LENNON RETROSPECTIVE * GIGSGIGS
SAT 19 GODFLESH + DEATHSOMNIA CANCELLED GIGSGIGS
SUN 20 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 20 THE VINYL SESSIONS: LOW VINYL 
SUN 20 SIMON BRODKIN: TROUBLEMAKER * SOLD OUT COMEDYCOMEDY
MON 21 FAUSTUS * FOLKFOLK
TUE 22 FOCUS * 27 tickets left GIGSGIGS
WED 23 WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS - PLATFORM 4 PRESENTS: TRIFFIDS! A GIG THEATRE ADVENTURE IN MUSIC SOUND AND PICTURES... 47 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 24 DAVID HARPER'S ROMP WITH THE GEORGIANS RESCHEDULED COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 25 UNDISCOVERED LIVE MUSIC CONTEST - THE FINAL GIGSGIGS
SAT 26 WHOLE LOTTA LED - FAREWELL TOUR * 1 ticket left GIGSGIGS
SUN 27 VARIETY AFTERNOON FOR UKRAINE * 87 tickets left VARIETY 
SUN 27 GIG FOR UKRAINE FEATURING PET NEEDS, SHE'S IN PARTIES & MORE * GIGSGIGS
SUN 27 NU JAZZ WITH ISQ CANCELLED JAZZJAZZ
MON 28 KEGS * FOLKFOLK
TUE 29 GARY DELANEY: GARY IN PUNDERLAND * 9 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
WED 30 WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS - EMMA SPEARING: WHOLE 56 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 31 KEITH JAMES: CONCERT FOR A CHANGING WORLD GIGSGIGS

APRIL

FRI 1 THE SMYTHS - A TRIBUTE TO THE SMITHS * GIGSGIGS
SAT 2 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * 100 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 3 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 3 CARL PALMER'S ELP LEGACY * 3 tickets left GIGSGIGS
MON 4 HUNTER MUSKETT * FOLKFOLK
TUE 5 MELT BANANA + WEAPON EYES GIGSGIGS
WED 6 WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS - BEVERLEY BISHOP: FINDING MAGIC 62 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 7 SHAKATAK * GIGSGIGS
FRI 8 PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT: JOY DIVISION - A CELEBRATION * SOLD OUT GIGSGIGS
SAT 9 SALAD + PINEY GIR + MELODIEGROUP GIGSGIGS
SUN 10 VOLUNTEER FAIR FAIR 
SUN 10 EMILY FRANCIS TRIO CANCELLED JAZZJAZZ
MON 11 HARBOTTLE & JONAS * FOLKFOLK
WED 13 WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS - RHYS HOLLIS: LADYBIRD BOY 65 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 14 JOHN HEGLEY: DRAWINGS OF DROMEDARIES (AND OTHER CREATURES) POETRYPOETRY
FRI 15 LOST VOICE GUY: CEREBRAL LOLSY * COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 16 TWO MR P'S IN A PODCAST - LIVE 1 ticket left COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 17 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 17 BACK TO THE ROARING TWENTIES * CABARET 
TUE 19 SENYAWA + FRANKIE + LEE ASHCROFT GIGSGIGS
WED 20 WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS - AMY KINGSMILL: LIGHT SOURCE POSTPONED PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 21 ROVING CROWS FOLKFOLK
FRI 22 CHRIS MCCAUSLAND: SPEAKY BLINDER * 60 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 23 JAZZIE B DJ SET (SOUL II SOUL SOUND SYSTEM) + SUPPORT DJS GILLY & HARRY & JOHNNY FISHER * 47 tickets left GIGSGIGS
SUN 24 THE VINYL SESSIONS: CALEXICO VINYL 
SUN 24 ART THEMEN ORGAN TRIO: THANE & THE VILLEINS JAZZJAZZ
MON 25 FLOOK * FOLKFOLK
TUE 26 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: THE PLAGUE OF THE ZOMBIES FILMFILM
WED 27 WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS - VAN HUYNH COMPANY PRESENTS REBIRTH BY DAM VAN HUYNH 69 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 28 SETH LAKEMAN * RESCHEDULED GIGSGIGS
FRI 29 WHEN RIVERS MEET * 5 tickets left GIGSGIGS
SAT 30 STEEMY DAN GIGSGIGS

MAY

SUN 1 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 1 KINGDOM OF MADNESS: CLASSIC MAGNUM FEATURING MARK STANWAY, MICKY BARKER, RICHARD BAILEY & MO BIRCH POSTPONED GIGSGIGS
WED 4 WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS - HANNAH BALLOU: GOO:GA 73 tickets left FILMFILM
THU 5 CALAN FOLKFOLK
FRI 6 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * 99 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 7 AN EVENING WITH KRISTIN HERSH GIGSGIGS
SUN 8 THE CISTERN CHAPEL - THANK YOU AFTERNOON TALK 
SUN 8 TERRY SEABROOK QUINTET: CELEBRATING WAYNE SHORTER CANCELLED JAZZJAZZ
MON 9 RAG MAMA RAG * FOLKFOLK
THU 12 JULIETTE BURTON: NO BRAINER (WIP) COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 13 ANA SILVERA GIGSGIGS
SAT 14 FROM THE JAM UNPLUGGED * 30 tickets left GIGSGIGS
SUN 15 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 15 THE VINYL SESSIONS: JOY DIVISION VINYL 
SUN 15 ALISON RAYNER QUINTET JAZZJAZZ
MON 16 LOCAL HEROES NIGHT 2: PHIL LYONS + THE LARKS + TONY WINN + THE MEDLARS * FOLKFOLK
WED 18 WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS - CHIPPERLARTERART PARTY: THE BOARD GAME 73 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
FRI 20 LIMEHOUSE LIZZY * SOLD OUT GIGSGIGS
SAT 21 SAM AVERY: ROLE MODEL * COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 22 KIM CYPHER QUINTET + SUPPORT CANCELLED JAZZJAZZ
MON 23 GRANNY'S ATTIC * FOLKFOLK
TUE 24 AMADOU DIAGNE & CORY SEZNEC: TOUKI WORLD MUSIC 
WED 25 WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS - TOM MARSHMAN: SHINING INTIMACY 75 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 26 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: THE CREEPING FLESH FILMFILM
FRI 27 LOU SANDERS: ONE WORD: WOW * 37 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 29 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 29 FLO & JOAN: SWEET RELEASE * SOLD OUT COMEDYCOMEDY