2018

APRIL

TUE 3 THE GIRL AND THE MOON: CANCELLED THEATRETHEATRE
WED 4 TO HELEN BACK 26 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 5 STEVE IGNORANTS SLICE OF LIFE + PET NEEDS GIGSGIGS
FRI 6 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETMARKET
FRI 6 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * 78 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 7 VARIETY NIGHT SOLD OUT VARIETY 
SUN 8 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 8 KRISTIAN BORRING QUARTET JAZZJAZZ
MON 9 JIMMY ALDRIDGE & SID GOLDSMITH * FOLKFOLK
TUE 10 MAJESTIC KIDS EVENTS: EASTER HOLIDAYS SPECIAL ILLUMIN PARTY TRIBAL GLOW KIDSKIDS
TUE 10 SHONEN KNIFE + GRANDMA'S WAFFLE VELOCITY GIGSGIGS
WED 11 RICHARD LAYZELL: THE NAMING 35 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 12 FROM THE JAM + FEEDBACK * SOLD OUT GIGSGIGS
FRI 13 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: VAULT OF HORROR [1973] FILMFILM
SAT 14 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOWN HALL TOUR * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SAT 14 MIME WORKSHOP FOR BEGINNERS KIDSKIDS
SAT 14 GARLIC THEATRE: LITTLE RED ROBIN HOOD [RELAXED PERFORMANCE] KIDSKIDS
SAT 14 DALISO CHAPONDA: WHAT THE AFRICAN SAID * SOLD OUT COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 15 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 15 MAGGIE BELL & DAVE KELLY * GIGSGIGS
MON 16 TALISK * FOLKFOLK
TUE 17 TERMINAL CHEESECAKE + HORACIO POLLARD + NOTHING.EXISTED GIGSGIGS
WED 18 NATASHA DAVIS: T SHIRTS PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 19 KRIS DREVER FOLKFOLK
SAT 21 THE FLOYD EFFECT * SOLD OUT GIGSGIGS
SUN 22 VINYL SESSIONS: HAWKWIND - SPACE RITUAL MUSICMUSIC
SUN 22 MARTIN SPEAKE QUARTET FEATURING ETHAN IVERSON JAZZJAZZ
MON 23 NINEBARROW * FOLKFOLK
TUE 24 SAY SUE ME + SUPERGLU + SAM EAGLE & THE LEMON LIZARDS GIGSGIGS
WED 25 SARAH BLANC: IT STARTED WITH JASON DONOVAN PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 26 SIEBEN + FISHCLAW + HARPOON GROUP GIGSGIGS
THU 26 THE HORNE SECTION: POSTPONED * COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 27 SHAPPI KHORSANDI: MISTRESS & MISFIT * 69 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 28 BOOSTER CUSHION: HANSEL, GRETAL AND YOU, WHO? [CLOWNING AND THEATRE WORKSHOP] KIDSKIDS
SAT 28 BOOSTER CUSHION: HANSEL, GRETAL AND YOU, WHO? [SHOW] KIDSKIDS
SAT 28 MADDY PRIOR IN CONCERT WITH HANNAH JAMES AND GILES LEWIN * FOLKFOLK
SUN 29 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
MON 30 DOVETAIL TRIO * FOLKFOLK

MAY

WED 2 DAVID HOYLE: DIAMOND SOLD OUT PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 3 A HAWK AND A HACKSAW + HARPOON GROUP GIGSGIGS
FRI 4 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETMARKET
FRI 4 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * 82 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 5 THE ELO ENCOUNTER * SOLD OUT GIGSGIGS
SUN 6 ALEX HITCHCOCK QUINTET JAZZJAZZ
TUE 8 STEVE LAMACQ: GOING DEAF FOR A LIVING GIGSGIGS
WED 9 SH!T THEATRE: DOLLYWOULD SOLD OUT PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 10 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: LEGEND OF THE SEVEN GOLDEN VAMPIRES [1974] FILMFILM
FRI 11 LONDON ASTROBEAT ORCHESTRA PERFORMS TALKING HEADS GIGSGIGS
SAT 12 HOT COALS THEATRE PRESENTS: KNOCK KNOCK KIDSKIDS
SAT 12 NINE BELOW ZERO * GIGSGIGS
SUN 13 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 13 AN EVENING WITH GARY LUCAS: FROM BEEFHEART TO BUCKLEY AND BEYOND * GIGSGIGS
MON 14 LUKE DANIELS & TIM EDEY * FOLKFOLK
TUE 15 TIM KEY: MEGADATE SOLD OUT COMEDYCOMEDY
WED 16 STACY MAKISHI: THE COMFORTER PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 17 BEANS ON TOAST * 27 tickets left GIGSGIGS
FRI 18 PHILL JUPITUS: JUPLICITY * 1 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 19 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOWN HALL TOUR * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SAT 19 NEW TOWN KINGS + FAINTEST IDEA* GIGSGIGS
SUN 20 VINYL SESSIONS: I LIKE TRAINS - PROGRESS. REFORM + ELEGIES... MUSICMUSIC
SUN 20 FAIRPORT CONVENTION * SOLD OUT FOLKFOLK
MON 21 BRING YOUR OWN BABY COMEDY * COMEDYCOMEDY
MON 21 CLIVE GREGSON & LIZ SIMCOCK * FOLKFOLK
TUE 22 THE MAGIC NUMBERS + PENELOPE ISLES * 8 tickets left GIGSGIGS
WED 23 RACHEL MARS & GREG WOHEAD: STORY #1 PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 24 THE HUT PEOPLE + PAUL RILEY FOLKFOLK
FRI 25 WRECKLESS ERIC + BARRY PAYNE GIGSGIGS
SAT 26 COMEDY CLUB 4 KIDS SOLD OUT KIDSKIDS
SAT 26 BLACK ROOTS + HOBO CHANG * GIGSGIGS
SUN 27 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 27 LISA KNAPP FOLKFOLK
TUE 29 33RD COLCHESTER REAL ALE & CIDER FESTIVAL * BEERBEER
WED 30 33RD COLCHESTER REAL ALE & CIDER FESTIVAL * BEERBEER
THU 31 33RD COLCHESTER REAL ALE & CIDER FESTIVAL * BEERBEER

JUNE

FRI 1 33RD COLCHESTER REAL ALE & CIDER FESTIVAL * BEERBEER
SAT 2 33RD COLCHESTER REAL ALE & CIDER FESTIVAL * BEERBEER
SUN 3 JOY ELLIS JAZZJAZZ
WED 6 SUICIDE NOTES... THE SPOKEN WORD OF CHRISTOPHER BRETT BAILEY PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 7 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: FRANKENSTEIN & THE MONSTER FROM HELL (1974) + Q&A WITH MADELINE SMITH FILMFILM
FRI 8 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETMARKET
FRI 8 MANIAC SQUAT + BALLOOON SAMWIDGE + V2 FEATURING MICK THE HIPPY GIGSGIGS
SAT 9 NORWICH PUPPET THEATRE: THUMBELINA KIDSKIDS
SAT 9 NORWICH PUPPET THEATRE: THUMBELINA [WITH BSL] KIDSKIDS
SAT 9 THE YORUBA WOMEN CHOIR WORLD MUSICWORLD MUSIC
SUN 10 WHY ENGLAND LOSE? TALK 
MON 11 CORROSION OF CONFORMITY + MEADOWS * SOLD OUT GIGSGIGS
TUE 12 WUSSY + RADIO ORWELL + GHOST MUSIC GIGSGIGS
WED 13 FEMI & THE INRHYTHMS WORLD MUSICWORLD MUSIC
THU 14 BARBARA NICE: RAFFLE! COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 15 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 16 FROCK SWAP! MARKETMARKET
SUN 17 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 17 MARTIN NEWELL: EYE TUNES * GIGSGIGS
SUN 17 SARAH KENDALL: ONE-SEVENTEEN COMEDYCOMEDY
MON 18 BRING YOUR OWN BABY COMEDY * COMEDYCOMEDY
WED 20 THE EX + THE FAILURE MEN GIGSGIGS
THU 21 FLO & JOAN: JOAN & FLO 2 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 23 CARA DILLON * FOLKFOLK
SUN 24 VINYL SESSIONS: MARVIN GAYE - WHATS GOING ON MUSICMUSIC
TUE 26 VIVA CAMULODUNUM: SISTERAY + RUBBER JAW + SUSPECTS + NOAH BOOTH * GIGSGIGS
WED 27 TOMAGA PERFORM A LIVE SOUNDTRACK TO LUCIFER RISING (KENNETH ANGER, 1972) GIGSGIGS
THU 28 THE GOODIEPAL EQUATION FILMFILM
FRI 29 LIVE/WIRE: THE AC/DC SHOW * GIGSGIGS

JULY

SUN 1 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 1 MORE TEA, VICAR? WITH DADS ARMY VICAR FRANK WILLIAMS COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 1 JAZZ, FUNK AND SOUL WITH TRISTAN JAZZJAZZ
TUE 3 SABAR DRUMMING WORKSHOP WITH MODOU DIOUF * SOLD OUT WORKSHOP 
THU 5 TOM ALLEN: ABSOLUTELY 2 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 6 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETMARKET
FRI 6 FIRESTARTER: JOHN BALL AND THE GREAT REVOLT GIGSGIGS
MON 9 CARL STONE + PHIL MILL GIGSGIGS
TUE 10 FREE FOLK IN BREXIT BRITAIN: THE DEAD RAT ORCHESTRA & SUTARI + THE DYR SISTER GIGSGIGS
WED 11 THE COSMIC DEAD + VALHALLANS GIGSGIGS
THU 12 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE [1974] FILMFILM
FRI 13 CRAIG CAMPBELL: EASY TIGER COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 15 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 15 GRIFF RHYS JONES: WHERE WAS I? * COMEDYCOMEDY
MON 16 BRING YOUR OWN BABY COMEDY * COMEDYCOMEDY
TUE 17 BRIGHT FUTURE SCHOOLS PERFORMANCE KIDSKIDS
WED 18 BAIT THEATRE: TALES PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 19 STEVE BUGEJA: ALMOST COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 20 THE EDUARDO NIEBLA EXPERIENCE WORLD MUSICWORLD MUSIC
SAT 21 PENNY SLINGER: OUT OF THE SHADOWS (FILM SCREENING) + PERFORMANCE FROM PSYCHOLOGICAL STRATEGY BOARD GIGSGIGS
SUN 22 SLAVES * SOLD OUT GIGSGIGS
MON 23 EDINBURGH PREVIEWS: NIGEL NG + MARLON DAVIS COMEDYCOMEDY
MON 23 EDINBURGH PREVIEW 3 DAY PASS COMEDYCOMEDY
MON 23 EDINBURGH PREVIEW 5 DAY PASS COMEDYCOMEDY
MON 23 EDINBURGH PREVIEW 4 DAY PASS COMEDYCOMEDY
MON 23 EDINBURGH PREVIEW 6 DAY PASS COMEDYCOMEDY
TUE 24 COLNE VALLEY YOUTH ORCHESTRA FUNDRAISING CONCERT - IN THE CHURCH OF ST MARTINS, COLCHESTER * CLASSICAL 
TUE 24 EDINBURGH PREVIEWS: JAKE LAMBERT + JOANNE MCNALLY COMEDYCOMEDY
WED 25 EDINBURGH PREVIEWS: KELLY CONVEY + GEORGE LEWIS COMEDYCOMEDY
THU 26 EDINBURGH PREVIEWS: ROSIE JONES + HENRY PAKER COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 27 EDINBURGH PREVIEWS: LOU SANDERS + BILAL ZAFAR COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 28 EDINBURGH PREVIEWS: TOM LUCY + SUZI RUFFELL COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 29 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR

AUGUST

FRI 3 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETMARKET
FRI 3 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 4 SESH FOR LUKE 2.0: OCEANS + THE HEMINGWAYS + BROKEN STRANGERS + SURGE (ACOUSTIC) * GIGSGIGS
SUN 5 VINYL SESSIONS: DAVE BRUBECK QUARTET - TIME OUT MUSICMUSIC
SUN 5 TALINKA JAZZJAZZ
MON 6 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL EMEH PRESENTS MUSIC COMES TO LIFE A 3DAY EXPLORATIVE MUSICAL JOURNEY DAY 1 KIDSKIDS
TUE 7 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL EMEH PRESENTS MUSIC COMES TO LIFE A 3DAY EXPLORATIVE MUSICAL JOURNEY DAY 2 KIDSKIDS
WED 8 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL EMEH PRESENTS MUSIC COMES TO LIFE A 3DAY EXPLORATIVE MUSICAL JOURNEY DAY 3 KIDSKIDS
THU 9 POWER TRIP + GAME + AGGRESSIVE PERFECTOR GIGSGIGS
SUN 12 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
TUE 14 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL MAJESTIC KIDS EVENTS PRESENTS: MA(D)JESTIC SCIENCE FESTIVAL KIDSKIDS
WED 15 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL MAJESTIC KIDS EVENTS PRESENTS: MA(D)JESTIC SCIENCE FESTIVAL KIDSKIDS
THU 16 KIDS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL MAJESTIC KIDS EVENTS PRESENTS: MA(D)JESTIC SCIENCE FESTIVAL KIDSKIDS
FRI 17 3 DAYS OF ISLAMIC TILE MAKING WORKSHOPS: PAPER CARD TILE MAKING KIDSKIDS
SAT 18 COLCHESTER HAS PRIDE: A DAY OF EDUCATION AND CELEBRATION * PRIDE 
SAT 18 QUEER BALL - COLCHESTER HAS PRIDE AFTER PARTY - SILENT DISCO! CLUB NIGHT 
TUE 21 PACKING SHED THEATRE PRESENTS: ALL HAIL MACBETH (AT TYMPERLEY'S GARDENS) * THEATRETHEATRE
WED 22 PACKING SHED THEATRE PRESENTS: ALL HAIL MACBETH (AT TYMPERLEY'S GARDENS) * THEATRETHEATRE
THU 23 3 DAYS OF ISLAMIC TILE MAKING WORKSHOPS: EARTHENWARE TILE MAKING KIDSKIDS
THU 23 PACKING SHED THEATRE PRESENTS: ALL HAIL MACBETH (AT TYMPERLEY'S GARDENS) * THEATRETHEATRE
THU 23 UK TRIBUTE ACTS BLINK-2 + FELL OUT BOY + SUPPORT * GIGSGIGS
FRI 24 PACKING SHED THEATRE PRESENTS: ALL HAIL MACBETH (AT TYMPERLEY'S GARDENS) * THEATRETHEATRE
FRI 24 A FOREIGNERS JOURNEY: A TRIBUTE TO FOREIGNER & JOURNEY * GIGSGIGS
SAT 25 PACKING SHED THEATRE PRESENTS: ALL HAIL MACBETH (AT TYMPERLEY'S GARDENS) * THEATRETHEATRE
SAT 25 STEEMY DAN GIGSGIGS
SUN 26 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
WED 29 3 DAYS OF ISLAMIC TILE MAKING WORKSHOPS: GLAZING OF TILES KIDSKIDS
WED 29 BLONDEL MEDIEVAL & RENAISSANCE WINDBAND: OF ARMS AND A WOMAN ALBUM PRE-LAUNCH GIGSGIGS
FRI 31 THE DOWNSETTERS GIGSGIGS

SEPTEMBER

SAT 1 ROVING CROWS FOLKFOLK
TUE 4 MARISA ANDERSON + SEALIONWOMAN GIGSGIGS
WED 5 REMEMBER THE AVENUE OF REMEMBRANCE: BOOK LAUNCH BOOK LAUNCH 
THU 6 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: DR PHIBES RISES AGAIN [1972] FILMFILM
FRI 7 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETMARKET
FRI 7 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 8 THE JOHN HACKETT BAND * GIGSGIGS
SUN 9 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 9 HERITAGE OPEN DAY HERITAGE 
SUN 9 WILLY MASON + EMMA GATRILL + LOU TERRY GIGSGIGS
MON 10 EARL SLICK: IN CONVERSATION * GIGSGIGS
TUE 11 THE HORNE SECTION * SOLD OUT COMEDYCOMEDY
THU 13 SEANN WALSH: AFTER THIS ONE, I'M GOING HOME * - CANCELLED COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 14 CIRCULUS + FISHCLAW + VALHALLANS + MICK THE HIPPY'S PROG ROCK DISCO GIGSGIGS
SAT 15 D'UKES GIGSGIGS
SUN 16 THE VINYL SESSIONS - THE FALL: LIVE AT THE WITCH TRIALS MUSICMUSIC
SUN 16 HERITAGE OPEN DAY HERITAGE 
SUN 16 JOHN HEGLEY: NEW & SELECTED POETRYPOETRY
MON 17 BRING YOUR OWN BABY COMEDY * COMEDYCOMEDY
WED 19 OOOOO & ISLAMIQ GRRRLS + NOTHING.EXISTED. + MASAL GIGSGIGS
THU 20 FROZEN LIGHT: ISLE OF BRIMSKER - 11AM SOLD OUT PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 20 FROZEN LIGHT: ISLE OF BRIMSKER - 1.30PM SOLD OUT PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
FRI 21 FROZEN LIGHT: ISLE OF BRIMSKER - 11AM SOLD OUT PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
FRI 21 FROZEN LIGHT: ISLE OF BRIMSKER - 1.30PM SOLD OUT PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
FRI 21 IF IT'S WRONG, CHANGE IT GIGSGIGS
SUN 23 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 23 JAZZ MEETS CLASSICAL WITH VEIN JAZZJAZZ
MON 24 EWAN MCLENNAN * FOLKFOLK
TUE 25 CROWBAR + INGESTED + GOAT MONSOON * GIGSGIGS
WED 26 TRANS CREATIVE: YOU'VE CHANGED 38 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 27 JASON BYRNE: YOU CAN COME IN, BUT DONT START ANYTHING * COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 28 PHIL NICHOL: YOUR WRONG COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 29 SPUN GLASS THEATRE & OVALHOUSE: PRINCESS CHARMING CABARET FOR KIDS - RELAXED PERFORMANCE WITH BSL KIDSKIDS
SAT 29 SPUN GLASS THEATRE & OVALHOUSE PRESENTS: PRINCESS CHARMING CABARET FOR KIDS KIDSKIDS
SAT 29 THE LIPSINKERS CABARET 
SUN 30 MARTIN TURNER EX WISHBONE ASH * GIGSGIGS