2018

OCTOBER

MON 1 SUNJAY * FOLKFOLK
TUE 2 CLASSIC SILENT HORROR - A LIVE SOUNDTRACK TO DR JEKYLL & MR HYDE FILMFILM
WED 3 LUKE WRIGHT: FRANKIE VAH PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
FRI 5 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETMARKET
FRI 5 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 6 THE ULTIMATE COMMITMENTS AND BLUES BROTHERS EXPERIENCE * GIGSGIGS
SUN 7 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 7 NU JAZZ WITH THE EMILY FRANCIS TRIO JAZZJAZZ
MON 8 KIT HAWES & AARON CATLOW * FOLKFOLK
WED 10 INVISIBLE MUSIC: VARIATIONS ON A THEME PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 11 BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATES * GIGSGIGS
FRI 12 HAL CRUTTENDEN: CHUBSTER *- POSTPONED COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 13 COLCHESTER GAMES FAIR 2018 FAIR 
SAT 13 SOOTHSAYERS GIGSGIGS
SUN 14 THE WARM AND TOASTY CLUB: MEMORY AFTERNOONS PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
SUN 14 WITHOUT WALLS * POETRY / JAZZ 
MON 15 MARTIN CARTHY & JOHN KIRKPATRICK * FOLKFOLK
TUE 16 ROBIN INCE: CHAOS OF DELIGHT COMEDYCOMEDY
WED 17 MICHAEL PINCHBECK PRESENTS CONCERTO PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 18 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: WITCHFINDER GENERAL [1968] FILMFILM
FRI 19 THE LATIN RHYTHM: SALSAWEEN * SALSASALSA
SAT 20 APPLE N SPICE: AN INDO-EUROPEAN FAMILY DANCE SHOW -11AM KIDSKIDS
SAT 20 APPLE N SPICE: AN INDO-EUROPEAN FAMILY DANCE SHOW - 1.30PM KIDSKIDS
SAT 20 MACKA B * GIGSGIGS
SUN 21 JAZZ / WORLD MUSIC WITH ODETTE JAZZJAZZ
MON 22 THE DRYSTONES * FOLKFOLK
TUE 23 HALF TERM GET ACTIVE SPECIAL: EPIC! BREAKDANCE AND GRAFFITI WORKSHOP KIDSKIDS
TUE 23 JIMEOIN: RESULT! * COMEDYCOMEDY
WED 24 THE GLOOPSHOW: EPISODE 4 BY OOZING GLOOP PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 25 OBJECTS LIMITED PRESENTS RUI HO + IFEOLUWA + MEEMO COMMA GIGSGIGS
FRI 26 MAJESTIC KIDS EVENTS ILLUMIN PARTY PRESENTS TRIBAL GLOW KIDSKIDS
FRI 26 GARY DELANEY: GAGSTER'S PARADISE * 1 tickets left COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 27 CARDBOARD CARNIVAL: THE CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS - WORKSHOP KIDSKIDS
SAT 27 CARDBOARD CARNIVAL: THE CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS - SHOW KIDSKIDS
SAT 27 ALT KARAOKE: IN CELEBRATION OF THE ARTIST MODAL ROBERTS ALT KARAOKE 
SUN 28 THE VINYL SESSIONS - GRANDADDY: THE SOPHTWARE SLUMP MUSICMUSIC
SUN 28 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
MON 29 THE FOXGLOVE TRIO * FOLKFOLK
TUE 30 KEITH JAMES: THE SONGS OF NICK DRAKE GIGSGIGS
WED 31 THE JOURNEY PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE

NOVEMBER

THU 1 GLENN TILBROOK * GIGSGIGS
FRI 2 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETMARKET
FRI 2 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 4 GABRIELLE DUCOMBLE BAND JAZZJAZZ
MON 5 THE SIOBHAN MILLER TRIO * FOLKFOLK
TUE 6 PETE FIRMAN: MARVELS MAGIC 
WED 7 DANCER 61 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 8 THE THINKING DRINKERS: PUB CRAWL * COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 9 THE PAUL FRANCIS BAND * GIGSGIGS
SAT 10 AMAZING ADDRIAN PRESENTS: WAYANG KIDSKIDS
SUN 11 THE VINYL SESSIONS - JOHN FOXX: METAMATIC MUSICMUSIC
SUN 11 DALISO CHAPONDA: WHAT THE AFRICAN SAID * COMEDYCOMEDY
MON 12 HUNTER MUSKETT * FOLKFOLK
TUE 13 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: MADHOUSE [1974] FILMFILM
WED 14 DR CARNESKY'S INCREDIBLE BLEEDING WOMAN PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 15 JINKX MONSOON & MAJOR SCALES: THE GINGER SNAPPED * COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 16 JINKX MONSOON & MAJOR SCALES: THE GINGER SNAPPED * COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 17 FROCK SWAP! FASHIONFASHION
SAT 17 DREADZONE * GIGSGIGS
SUN 18 BRIX & THE EXTRICATED + DINGUS KHAN * GIGSGIGS
MON 19 FAUSTUS * FOLKFOLK
TUE 20 WORLD WAR 1 CENTENARY: A HISTORY FROM BELOW TALK 
WED 21 ROBIN DEACON: VINYL EQUATIONS PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 22 JAMES PHELAN: TRICKSTER MAGIC 
FRI 23 COLCHESTER MEDIEVAL FEAST * FEAST 
SAT 24 COMEDY4KIDS HOW DOES THIS POLITICS THING WORK THEN 83 tickets left KIDSKIDS
SAT 24 SARA PASCOE: LADSLADSLADS * SOLD OUT COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 25 STEWART FRANCIS: INTO THE PUNSET * SOLD OUT COMEDYCOMEDY
MON 26 DERMOT BYRNE (ALTAN), STEVE COONEY (STOCKTONS WING) & BRID HARPER * FOLKFOLK
TUE 27 THE LITTLE UNSAID + KEVIN PEARCE GIGSGIGS
WED 28 WHAT IF I TOLD YOU PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 29 GEOFF NORCOTT: TRADITIONALISM COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 30 REDTENBACHERS FUNKESTRA + WEST54 + DJ SUNK & FOAL * GIGSGIGS

DECEMBER

SAT 1 THE LIPSINKERS CABARET 
SAT 1 MADE IN COLCHESTER CHRISTMAS FAIR FAIR 
SUN 2 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURWALKING TOUR
SUN 2 FIONA ROSS SEXTET + SPECIAL GUEST MARCO PICCIONI JAZZJAZZ
MON 3 EAST ANGLIAN NIGHT - TRIPLE BILL: MEGAN WISDOM, 3 FOLK & SOUND TRADITION * FOLKFOLK
WED 5 VIJAY PATEL: PULL THE TRIGGER PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 6 HARRY AND CHRIS SAVE THE WORLD COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 7 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYCOMEDY
FRI 7 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETMARKET
SAT 8 RUKRUK COMPANY PRESENTS: THE HARE AND THE TORTOISE - RELAXED PERFORMANCE KIDSKIDS
SAT 8 RUKRUK COMPANY PRESENTS: THE HARE AND THE TORTOISE KIDSKIDS
SAT 8 GOODIEPAL + THE GOODIEPAL EQUATION (FILM SCREENING) + VALHALLANS + ZOPHOCLES GIGSGIGS
SUN 9 KING 810 + CRAWLBLIND + BENEATH THE EMBERS GIGSGIGS
MON 10 BELSHAZZAR'S FEAST * FOLKFOLK
TUE 11 LAURENCE CLARK: AN IRRESPONSIBLE FATHER'S GUIDE TO PARENTING COMEDYCOMEDY
WED 12 PACKING SHED THEATRE PRESENTS: TERRIFYING TALES FROM THE TEA SHOP * 1 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
WED 12 WALKING:HOLDING PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 13 PACKING SHED THEATRE PRESENTS: TERRIFYING TALES FROM THE TEA SHOP * 7 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 13 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHTS: TO THE DEVIL A DAUGHTER [1976] FILMFILM
FRI 14 PACKING SHED THEATRE PRESENTS: TERRIFYING TALES FROM THE TEA SHOP * 2 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
FRI 14 THE BLOCKHEADS + BARRY PAYNE & THE LONG SHADOWS * 2 tickets left GIGSGIGS
SAT 15 PACKING SHED THEATRE PRESENTS: TERRIFYING TALES FROM THE TEA SHOP * 4 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
SAT 15 THE BLOCKHEADS + LITTER OF KINGS * GIGSGIGS
SUN 16 THE VINYL SESSIONS- NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS: THE BOATMAN'S CALL MUSICMUSIC
SUN 16 PACKING SHED THEATRE PRESENTS: TERRIFYING TALES FROM THE TEA SHOP * SOLD OUT PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
SUN 16 A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS: THE MUSIC OF VINCE GUARALDI 92 tickets left JAZZJAZZ
MON 17 A CHRISTMAS SHOW FOR THESE TIMES WITH LADY MAISERY, JIMMY ALDRIDGE & SID GOLDSMITH* FOLKFOLK
WED 19 BOOGALOO STU AND LORRAINE BOWEN STAR IN MUCH ADO ABOUT CRIMBO! PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
THU 20 SH!T THEATRE: SING-A-LONG-A MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL 8 tickets left FILMFILM
FRI 21 SH!T THEATRE: SING-A-LONG-A MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL SOLD OUT FILMFILM
SAT 22 CHRISTMAS POETRY BASH 2018 WITH JOHN COOPER CLARKE, MARTIN NEWELL, LUKE WRIGHT & ROSS SUTHERLAND SOLD OUT POETRYPOETRY
SUN 23 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: SNOW WHITE, ROSE RED, BEAR BROWN 1.30PM SOLD OUT KIDSKIDS
SUN 23 A CHRISTMAS CAROL BY CANDLELIGHT SOLD OUT XMAS STORYXMAS STORY
MON 24 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: SNOW WHITE, ROSE RED, BEAR BROWN 10AM SOLD OUT KIDSKIDS
MON 24 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: SNOW WHITE, ROSE RED, BEAR BROWN 1.30PM SOLD OUT KIDSKIDS
MON 24 A CHRISTMAS CAROL BY CANDLELIGHT SOLD OUT XMAS STORYXMAS STORY
THU 27 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: SNOW WHITE, ROSE RED, BEAR BROWN 10AM - RELAXED PERFORMANCE 59 tickets left KIDSKIDS
THU 27 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: SNOW WHITE, ROSE RED, BEAR BROWN 1.30PM 15 tickets left KIDSKIDS
FRI 28 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: SNOW WHITE, ROSE RED, BEAR BROWN 10AM 55 tickets left KIDSKIDS
FRI 28 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: SNOW WHITE, ROSE RED, BEAR BROWN 1.30PM 30 tickets left KIDSKIDS
SAT 29 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: SNOW WHITE, ROSE RED, BEAR BROWN 10.30AM 45 tickets left KIDSKIDS
SAT 29 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: SNOW WHITE, ROSE RED, BEAR BROWN 1.30PM - RELAXED PERFORMANCE 42 tickets left KIDSKIDS
SUN 30 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: SNOW WHITE, ROSE RED, BEAR BROWN 10.30AM - WITH BSL 75 tickets left KIDSKIDS
SUN 30 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: TOUCH TOUR PRIOR TO AUDIO DESCRIBED SHOW KIDSKIDS
SUN 30 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: SNOW WHITE, ROSE RED, BEAR BROWN 1.30PM - WITH AUDIO DESCRIPTION 85 tickets left KIDSKIDS
MON 31 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: SNOW WHITE, ROSE RED, BEAR BROWN 10AM 91 tickets left KIDSKIDS
MON 31 THEATRE OF WIDDERSHINS: SNOW WHITE, ROSE RED, BEAR BROWN 1.30PM 2 tickets left KIDSKIDS
MON 31 ANIMAL NOISE + SUPERGLU NEW YEARS EVE PARTY * GIGSGIGS
2019

JANUARY

WED 2 PACKING SHED THEATRE PRESENTS: THE CREEPY CHRISTMAS SHOW BY DOUG SMITH 13 tickets left PERFORMANCEPERFORMANCE
FRI 4 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 5 THE GREAT ARTS CENTRE JUMBLE SALE JUMBLE 
THU 10 PAUL JONES & DAVE KELLY * 10 tickets left FOLKFOLK
SAT 12 SLEAFORD MODS: INVISIBLE BRITAIN BOOK LAUNCH & FILM SCREENING FILMFILM
SAT 12 ANDREW LAWRENCE: CLEAN COMEDYCOMEDY
SUN 13 DAVE LEWIS 1UP FEATURING LIZZIE DEANE. SUPPORT: HELEN CONNELLY JAZZJAZZ
THU 17 COLCHESTER PEOPLE POWERED MASS MEETING WITH CLIVE LEWIS MP * MEETING 
FRI 18 ON FOR 2019 GIGSGIGS
SUN 20 LAETITIA SADIER SOURCE ENSEMBLE + MARKER STARLING + MELODIEGROUP GIGSGIGS
MON 21 BOF! + GWENDAL MOELE & PAUL RILEY + NO STRINGS ATTACHED * FOLKFOLK
TUE 22 CARL DONNELLY & JULIAN DEANE AKA TWO VEGAN IDIOTS COMEDYCOMEDY
WED 23 IMPERMANENCE PRESENTS: THE BALLET OF THE NATIONS FILMFILM
THU 24 DAMIAN WILSON & ADAM WAKEMAN LIVE GIGSGIGS
FRI 25 STEPHEN K AMOS: BOUQUETS AND BRICKBATS SOLD OUT COMEDYCOMEDY
SAT 26 SING A LONG WITH NICK COPE! SOLD OUT KIDSKIDS
SAT 26 THE PRETTIEST STARMAN * SOLD OUT GIGSGIGS
SUN 27 TEDDY BEARS CONCERT KIDSKIDS
SUN 27 DIZZY REECE: ROUTES IN JAZZ JAZZJAZZ
MON 28 THE SHACKLETON TRIO * FOLKFOLK
TUE 29 12TH COLCHESTER WINTER ALE FESTIVAL * BEERBEER
WED 30 12TH COLCHESTER WINTER ALE FESTIVAL * BEERBEER
THU 31 12TH COLCHESTER WINTER ALE FESTIVAL * BEERBEER