2016

OCTOBER

SAT 1 ANDY FAIRWEATHER LOW & THE LOWRIDERS FEATURING THE HI RIDERS SOUL REVIEW GIGSGIGS
SUN 2 ALICE D'LUMIERE'S TURNABOUT TEA WORKSHOP 
SUN 2 REG & THE READERS JAZZJAZZ
MON 3 SOUTHERN TENANT FOLK UNION * FOLKFOLK
WED 5 KATY BAIRD: WORKSHY PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 6 JO CAULFIELD: THE CUSTOMER IS ALWAYS WRONG COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 7 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 8 BOOSTER CUSHION THEATRE: OLD MACDONALD & THE THREE LITTLE PIGS PLUS - WORKSHOP KIDSKIDS
SAT 8 BOOSTER CUSHION THEATRE: OLD MACDONALD & THE THREE LITTLE PIGS PLUS - RELAXED PERFORMANCE KIDSKIDS
SAT 8 THE ELIS JAMES & JOHN ROBINS EXPERIENCE COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 9 SHAPPI KHORSANDI: OH MY COUNTRY! FROM MORRIS DANCING TO MORRISSEY * COMEDYCOMEDY
MON 10 O'HOOLEY & TIDOW * FOLKFOLK
TUE 11 SHVPES + EMPIRE + ABODE GIGSGIGS
WED 12 A CIVIC CEREMONIAL IV: A WALKING TOUR OF BRITAINS OLDEST RECORDED COMEDY TOWN COMEDYCOMEDY
WED 12 JACKIE HAGAN: SOME PEOPLE HAVE TOO MANY LEGS PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
FRI 14 SIMON MUNNERY: STANDING STILL COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 15 A CIVIC CEREMONIAL IV: A WALKING TOUR OF BRITAINS OLDEST RECORDED COMEDY TOWN COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 15 HEIDI TALBOT FOLKFOLK
SUN 16 COLCHESTER NEW COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR FINAL 2016 COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 16 LUCY PORTER: CONSEQUENCES COMEDYCOMEDY
MON 17 MAIRE NI CHATHASAIGH & CHRIS NEWMAN * FOLKFOLK
TUE 18 MARTIN TAYLOR + FRANK WEATHERLEY TRIO 49 tickets left JAZZJAZZ
WED 19 BUBBLE SCHMEISIS PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 20 KEVIN PEARCE GIGSGIGS
FRI 21 MORGAN & WEST: PARLOUR TRICKS SHOW 
SAT 22 GARLIC THEATRE PRESENTS JACK & THE BEANS TALK SOLD OUT KIDSKIDS
SAT 22 SLY & THE FAMILY DRONE + THE UNMISTAKABLE SCENT OF LEOPARD + MAG + THE ROCK GARDEN OF CHANDIGARH GIGSGIGS
SUN 23 THE VINYL SESSIONS - TALKING HEADS: REMAIN IN LIGHT MUSICMUSIC
SUN 23 TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD - WITH POST FILM DISCUSSION LED BY DR JORDAN SAVAGE * FILMFILM
MON 24 KATRIONA GILMORE & JAMIE ROBERTS * FOLKFOLK
TUE 25 KESTON COBBLERS CLUB GIGSGIGS
WED 26 JAMIE WOOD: O NO! PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 27 GLENN TILBROOK * 60 tickets left GIGSGIGS
FRI 28 THE LATIN RHYTHM SALSAWEEN PARTY * SALSASALSA
SAT 29 HALLOWEEN BALL WITH SURFQUAKE + THE FLAT MOUNTAIN FAMILY GIGSGIGS
SUN 30 JENNY ECLAIR: HOW TO BE A MIDDLE AGED WOMAN WITHOUT GOING INSANE * - SOLD OUT COMEDYCOMEDY
MON 31 FAUSTUS * FOLKFOLK

NOVEMBER

WED 2 CHRIS DOBROWOLSKI: ANTARCTICA 6 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 3 KILLING JOKE * SOLD OUT GIGSGIGS
FRI 4 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 5 SUBCULTURE 3RD BIRTHDAY: FOREIGN BEGGARS + MONSTER FLORENCE * GIGSGIGS
SUN 6 GOBLIN THEATRE PRESENTS PENGUIN! ELEPHANT! (DOORS 10.30AM) KIDSKIDS
SUN 6 GOBLIN THEATRE PRESENTS PENGUIN! ELEPHANT! (DOORS 1.30PM) - RELAXED PERFORMANCE KIDSKIDS
SUN 6 JANETTE MASON TRIO JAZZJAZZ
MON 7 LADY MAISERY * FOLKFOLK
TUE 8 AFRO CELT SOUND SYSTEM * 62 tickets left GIGSGIGS
WED 9 FK ALEXANDER WITH OKISHIMA ISLAND TOURIST ASSOCIATION: (I COULD GO ON SINGING) OVER THE RAINBOW PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 10 JASON BYRNE IS PROPPED UP SOLD OUT COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 11 ONLY FOOLS AND BOYCIE: AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES ACTOR JOHN CHALLIS TALK 
SAT 12 THE PAUL FRANCIS BAND * GIGSGIGS
SUN 13 MARI WILSON: THE POP DELUXE TOUR GIGSGIGS
MON 14 DAOIRI FARRELL * FOLKFOLK
TUE 15 GARY DELANEY: THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT GARY COMEDYCOMEDY
WED 16 TWO DESTINATION LANGUAGE: MANPOWER PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 17 JAMES ACASTER: RESET * SOLD OUT COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 18 LEE RANALDO & EL RAYO + RICHARD YOUNGS GIGSGIGS
SUN 20 THE VINYL SESSIONS - TRICKY: MAXINQUAYE MUSICMUSIC
SUN 20 THE WEDDING PRESENT + ROLO MCGINTY (THE WOODENTOPS) * GIGSGIGS
MON 21 BLAZIN' FIDDLES * FOLKFOLK
TUE 22 THE HORNE SECTION SOLD OUT COMEDYCOMEDY
WED 23 LUKE WRIGHT: WHAT I LEARNED FROM JOHNNY BEVAN PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
FRI 25 HAL CRUTTENDEN: STRAIGHT OUTTA CRUTTENDEN COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 26 COMPAGNIE ANIMOTION PRESENTS SILVER MOON 11 tickets left KIDSKIDS
SAT 26 THE MEN THAT WILL NOT BE BLAMED FOR NOTHING + ANDREW O'NEILL GIGSGIGS
SUN 27 ALICE D'LUMIERE'S FROCKED-UP SEWING CIRCLE WORKSHOP 
SUN 27 WI-FI WARS COMEDYCOMEDY
MON 28 BELSHAZZAR'S FEAST * FOLKFOLK
TUE 29 NOSFERATU (FW MURNAU) WITH A LIVE SOUNDTRACK BY HARMONIEBAND GIGSGIGS
WED 30 BOOGALOO STU: MUCH ADO ABOUT BINGO PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE

DECEMBER

THU 1 DREADZONE SOLD OUT GIGSGIGS
FRI 2 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 4 ALEX MERRITT QUARTET FEATURING JEFF WILLIAMS JAZZJAZZ
MON 5 BOF! + TRIO SAOZON + NO STRINGS ATTACHED + PAUL RILEY & GWENDAL MOELE * FOLKFOLK
TUE 6 DEVILMENT + SHE MUST BURN + REZINWOLF GIGSGIGS
WED 7 BADAC THEATRE COMPANY: THE BOX PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
SAT 10 THE AMAZING ADDRIAN PRESENTS AN EDWARDIAN ENTERTAINMENT AT CHRISTMAS - RELAXED PERFORMANCE KIDSKIDS
SAT 10 THE BLOCKHEADS * SOLD OUT GIGSGIGS
SUN 11 STEPHEN K AMOS: WORLD FAMOUS COMEDYCOMEDY
MON 12 HARK HARK WITH COOPE, SIMPSON, FRASER & FREYA * FOLKFOLK
TUE 13 SH!T THEATRE: SING-A-LONG-A MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL FILMFILM
WED 14 CLASSIC HORROR MUSIC NIGHT TALK 
THU 15 A TERRIBLE CASE OF SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE EXCRUCIATING AFFAIR OF THE IVY HOUSE ACADEMY THEATRETHEATRE
FRI 16 BRIGID MAE POWER + POLLYPREACHER GIGSGIGS
SAT 17 THE HOSEPIPE BAND & MARTIN NEWELL: BLACK SHUCK GIGSGIGS
SAT 17 CHRISTMAS POETRY BASH WITH JOHN COOPER CLARKE, MARTIN NEWELL, LUKE WRIGHT & ROSS SUTHERLAND SOLD OUT POETRYPOETRY
SUN 18 THE VINYL SESSIONS - GODSPEED YOU BLACK EMPEROR!: F#A#INFINITY + SLOW RIOT FOR NEW ZERO KANADA MUSICMUSIC
SUN 18 AUTISM ANGLIA PRESENTS NEUROFANTASTIC! * TALK 
MON 19 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS PRESENTS RAPUNZEL (DOORS 1.30PM) 85 tickets left XMAS KIDS 
MON 19 FOLK CLUB CHRISTMAS PARTY & BARN DANCE * 78 tickets left FOLKFOLK
TUE 20 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS PRESENTS RAPUNZEL (DOORS 10.30AM) XMAS KIDS 
TUE 20 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS PRESENTS RAPUNZEL (DOORS 1.30PM) 94 tickets left XMAS KIDS 
WED 21 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS PRESENTS RAPUNZEL (DOORS 10.30AM) 89 tickets left XMAS KIDS 
WED 21 GILAD ATZMON'S SPIRIT OF COLTRANE JAZZJAZZ
THU 22 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS PRESENTS RAPUNZEL (DOORS 10.30AM) 18 tickets left XMAS KIDS 
THU 22 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS PRESENTS RAPUNZEL (DOORS 1.30PM) - WITH BSL INTERPRETATION 35 tickets left XMAS KIDS 
THU 22 GOODIEPAL & PALS + THE DEAD RAT ORCHESTRA + LEE ASHCROFT + MICK THE HIPPY'S KRAUTROCK DISCO GIGSGIGS
FRI 23 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS PRESENTS RAPUNZEL (DOORS 10.30AM) SOLD OUT XMAS KIDS 
FRI 23 ALICE D'LUMIERE'S TREE TOPPER CABARET! PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
FRI 23 A CHRISTMAS CAROL BY CANDLELIGHT SOLD OUT XMAS STORYXMAS STORY
SAT 24 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS PRESENTS RAPUNZEL (DOORS 10.30AM) SOLD OUT XMAS KIDS 
SAT 24 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS PRESENTS RAPUNZEL (DOORS 1.30PM) SOLD OUT XMAS KIDS 
SAT 24 A CHRISTMAS CAROL BY CANDLELIGHT SOLD OUT XMAS STORYXMAS STORY
TUE 27 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS PRESENTS RAPUNZEL (DOORS 10.30AM) 40 tickets left XMAS KIDS 
TUE 27 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS PRESENTS RAPUNZEL (DOORS 1.30PM) 41 tickets left XMAS KIDS 
TUE 27 THE FABS + SHORT PEOPLE + THE JUDITH CHARMERS * 24 tickets left GIGSGIGS
WED 28 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS PRESENTS RAPUNZEL (DOORS 10.30AM) - WITH BSL INTERPRETATION 53 tickets left XMAS KIDS 
THU 29 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS PRESENTS RAPUNZEL (DOORS 10.30AM) 51 tickets left XMAS KIDS 
THU 29 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS PRESENTS RAPUNZEL (DOORS 1.30PM) 3 tickets left XMAS KIDS 
FRI 30 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS PRESENTS RAPUNZEL (DOORS 10.30AM) 45 tickets left XMAS KIDS 
SAT 31 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS PRESENTS RAPUNZEL (DOORS 10.30AM) 48 tickets left XMAS KIDS 
SAT 31 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS PRESENTS RAPUNZEL (DOORS 1.30PM) - AUDIO DESCRIBED 50 tickets left XMAS KIDS 
SAT 31 NEW YEARS EVE PARTY WITH ANIMAL NOISE + TROPIC OF XHAO + GHOSTS OF MEN GIGSGIGS
2017

JANUARY

MON 2 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS PRESENTS RAPUNZEL (DOORS 10.30AM) RELAXED PERFORMANCE XMAS KIDS 
MON 2 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS PRESENTS RAPUNZEL (DOORS 1.30PM) 79 tickets left XMAS KIDS 
TUE 3 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS PRESENTS RAPUNZEL (DOORS 10.30AM) 50 tickets left XMAS KIDS 
SUN 8 CHRIS ALLARD: INVISIBLE LANDSCAPE JAZZJAZZ
MON 9 PETE MORTON * FOLKFOLK
FRI 13 THE PRETTIEST STARMAN (ONE YEAR ON) SOLD OUT GIGSGIGS
SAT 14 ON FOR 2017 GIGSGIGS
MON 16 JAMES DELARRE (MAWKIN) & SAUL ROSE (FAUSTUS) * FOLKFOLK
WED 18 [UNIT] SOLD OUT PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 19 PAUL JONES & DAVE KELLY * 91 tickets left GIGSGIGS
FRI 20 WHOLE LOTTA LED * 50 tickets left GIGSGIGS
SAT 21 NICK COPE'S FAMILY CONCERT (WITH BSL SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETATION) SOLD OUT KIDSKIDS
SAT 21 JENNY ECLAIR: HOW TO BE A MIDDLE AGED WOMAN (WITHOUT GOING INSANE) * SOLD OUT COMEDYCOMEDY
MON 23 JOHN DIPPER & DAVE MALKIN * FOLKFOLK
MON 30 THE CHURCHFITTERS * 1 tickets left FOLKFOLK

FEBRUARY

WED 1 WHERE YOU'RE MEANT TO BE FILMFILM
THU 2 IAIN STIRLING: ONWARDS! COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 5 TEDDY BEARS CONCERT SOLD OUT KIDSKIDS
SUN 5 TORI FREESTONE TRIO JAZZJAZZ
MON 6 BREABACH * FOLKFOLK
WED 8 SYLVIA RIMAT: THIS MOMENT NOW PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 9 SIXTH FORM COLLEGE BATTLE OF THE BANDS * GIGSGIGS
FRI 10 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 11 THEATRE RITES PRESENTS BEASTY BABY KIDSKIDS
SAT 11 THEATRE RITES PRESENTS BEASTY BABY - RELAXED PERFORMANCE KIDSKIDS
SAT 11 SHUNTED AGAIN! STEVE GRIBBIN'S REAL STORY OF THE RAILWAYS COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 12 ARTS OLAM PRESENTS ROOM TO MOVE * SOLD OUT KIDSKIDS
SUN 12 THOUGHT FORMS + AITHUR + BOSCH GIGSGIGS
MON 13 FARA * FOLKFOLK
WED 15 NICOLA HUNTER: LOST BODIES PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 16 ANDY ZALTZMAN: PLAN Z COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 18 ULRICH SCHNAUSS (LIVE) + NAT URAZMETOVA (VISUALS) + NOTHNG.EXISTED + ((((((PALLINDROMES)))))) GIGSGIGS
MON 20 MICHAEL MCGOLDRICK, JOHN MCCUSKER & JOHN DOYLE * FOLKFOLK
TUE 21 MATT FORDE: IT'S MY POLITICAL PARTY (AND I'LL CRY IF I WANT TO) COMEDYCOMEDY
WED 22 RICHARD DEDOMENICI: THE REDUX PROJECT PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 23 SCHOOLS ROCK PROM 2017 * GIGSGIGS
SAT 25 FAIRYLAND TRUST PRESENTS ANIMAL SHIELD WORKSHOPS (DOORS 10.30AM) KIDSKIDS
SAT 25 FAIRYLAND TRUST PRESENTS ANIMAL SHIELD WORKSHOPS (DOORS 12PM) KIDSKIDS
SAT 25 FAIRYLAND TRUST PRESENTS ANIMAL SHIELD WORKSHOPS (DOORS 1.30PM) KIDSKIDS
SAT 25 GRUMBLING FUR + RADIO ORWELL + UP GIGSGIGS
SUN 26 ALASDAIR ROBERTS TRIO + SOUND OF YELL FOLKFOLK
MON 27 MARTIN CARTHY & JOHN KIRKPATRICK * FOLKFOLK
TUE 28 JUSTIN MOORHOUSE: PEOPLE & FEELINGS COMEDYCOMEDY

MARCH

WED 1 ACCESS ALL AREAS: THE MISFIT ANALYSIS PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
FRI 3 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 4 RICHARD HERRING: THE BEST * SOLD OUT COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 5 GEORGIA MANCIO'S QUADRO JAZZJAZZ
MON 6 MAWKIN * FOLKFOLK
TUE 7 MACGILLIVRAY + LAURA CANNELL + HARPOON GROUP GIGSGIGS
WED 8 TURNING WORLDS DANCE COMPANY: SEMAPHORE#SELFIES PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 9 IDLES + RAD PITT + ABODE GIGSGIGS
FRI 10 THE BEAT FEATURING RANKING ROGER * SOLD OUT GIGSGIGS
SAT 11 FAMILY FOLK SHOW WITH MEGSON KIDSKIDS
SAT 11 CAMILLE OSULLIVAN: THE CARNY DREAM * GIGSGIGS
SUN 12 ANTONIO FORCIONE & SARAH JANE MORRIS JAZZJAZZ
MON 13 LEVERET * FOLKFOLK
TUE 14 SEANN WALSH: ONE FOR THE ROAD * SOLD OUT COMEDYCOMEDY
WED 15 NATASHA DAVIS: FIFTY ROOMS PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 16 PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT: THE SUBSTANCE TOUR * SOLD OUT GIGSGIGS
SAT 18 AN EVENING WITH THE ARCHERS ACTRESS SUNNY ORMONDE (THE OUTRAGEOUS LILIAN BELLAMY!) TALK 
MON 20 THE RHEINGANS SISTERS * FOLKFOLK
WED 22 THIRD ANGEL: PARTUS PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 23 THEATRE AT BREAKFAST TIME! THIRD ANGEL: PARTUS PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
FRI 24 SARA PASCOE: ANIMAL SOLD OUT COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 25 LYNGO THEATRE PRESENTS "EGG AND SPOON" 10:50AM KIDSKIDS
SAT 25 LYNGO THEATRE PRESENTS "EGG AND SPOON" 12:35PM KIDSKIDS
SAT 25 LYNGO THEATRE PRESENTS "EGG AND SPOON" 2:20PM KIDSKIDS
SAT 25 UNDISCOVERED LIVE MUSIC CONTEST: THE FINAL * GIGSGIGS
SUN 26 THE VINYL SESSIONS - BEASTIE BOYS: ILL COMMUNICATION MUSICMUSIC
SUN 26 PAUL CLIPSON WITH SHINYA SUGIMOTO & JEREMY YOUNG PRESENT TOTAL FICTION (2017) + NATHANIEL MANN GIGSGIGS
MON 27 CLIVE CARROLL * FOLKFOLK
WED 29 SCOTTEE: BRAVADO PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 30 SPACE + WARM WINTERS + SURGE GIGSGIGS
FRI 31 ESSEX BOOK FESTIVAL: THE FINAL FLING * VARIETY