DIARY

MARCH

TUE 31 MATT ELLIOTT + PETTALUCK + PROVINCIALS RESCHEDULED GIGSRESCHEDULEDGIGS

APRIL

WED 1 LUCY HUTSON: BOUND CANCELLED PERFORMANCECANCELLEDPERFORMANCE
FRI 3 FARMERS MARKET * CANCELLED MARKETCANCELLEDMARKET
FRI 3 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * CANCELLED COMEDYCANCELLEDCOMEDY
SAT 4 LONDON CALLING: SANDINISTA! 40TH ANNIVERSARY * RESCHEDULED GIGSRESCHEDULEDGIGS
SUN 5 KEITH JAMES: CONCERT FOR A CHANGING WORLD RESCHEDULED GIGSRESCHEDULEDGIGS
SUN 5 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * CANCELLED WALKING TOURCANCELLEDWALKING TOUR
MON 6 THE HUT PEOPLE * RESCHEDULED FOLKRESCHEDULEDFOLK
TUE 7 DOM JOLY'S HOLIDAY SNAPS - TRAVEL AND COMEDY IN THE DANGER ZONE * RESCHEDULED COMEDYRESCHEDULEDCOMEDY
WED 8 MADE IN CHINA: SUPER DUPER CLOSE UP CANCELLED PERFORMANCECANCELLEDPERFORMANCE
THU 9 SALAD + ANORAK PATCH + THE VERDICTS POSTPONED GIGSPOSTPONEDGIGS
SAT 11 LOU SANDERS: SAY HELLO TO YOUR NEW STEP-MUMMY RESCHEDULED COMEDYRESCHEDULEDCOMEDY
SAT 11 SHAZIA MIRZA: COCONUT POSTPONED COMEDYPOSTPONEDCOMEDY
SUN 12 LEWIS WRIGHT & KIT DOWNES POSTPONED JAZZPOSTPONEDJAZZ
MON 13 ROY AYERS UBIQUITY - MYSTIC VOYAGE 45TH ANNIVERSARY * POSTPONED GIGSPOSTPONEDGIGS
TUE 14 COURTNEY PINE: SONG (THE BALLAD BOOK) * RESCHEDULED JAZZRESCHEDULEDJAZZ
WED 15 WHAT A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME THEATRE: WHEN DID YOU STOP DANCING? CANCELLED PERFORMANCECANCELLEDPERFORMANCE
THU 16 JARLATH REGAN: NOTIONS ELEVEN RESCHEDULED COMEDYRESCHEDULEDCOMEDY
FRI 17 LUCY PORTER: BE PREPARED RESCHEDULED COMEDYRESCHEDULEDCOMEDY
SAT 18 TRANSMISSION: THE SOUND OF JOY DIVISION * RESCHEDULED GIGSRESCHEDULEDGIGS
SUN 19 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * CANCELLED WALKING TOURCANCELLEDWALKING TOUR
SUN 19 VINYL SESSIONS: NIRVANA - BLEACH * CANCELLED MUSICCANCELLEDMUSIC
SUN 19 PAN AMERICAN + MASAL + BOSCH CANCELLED GIGSCANCELLEDGIGS
MON 20 MAIREARAD GREEN & ANNA MASSIE * RESCHEDULED FOLKRESCHEDULEDFOLK
TUE 21 NEURODIVERSE STORYTELLING WORKSHOP CANCELLED WORKSHOPCANCELLED 
WED 22 GEORGIA TEGOU & MICHALIS THEOPHANOUS: REVERIE POSTPONED PERFORMANCEPOSTPONEDPERFORMANCE
THU 23 CROFT & PEARCE: DOUBLE TAKE POSTPONED COMEDYPOSTPONEDCOMEDY
FRI 24 THE STYLE COUNCILLORS - CAFE BLEU TOUR * RESCHEDULED GIGSRESCHEDULEDGIGS
SAT 25 OFF THE BEATEN TRACK: GHOSTS OF MEN + BIRDS OF HELL + KULK + HISTORY & LORE * POSTPONED GIGSPOSTPONEDGIGS
SUN 26 GRAVITON RESCHEDULED JAZZRESCHEDULEDJAZZ
MON 27 THE DRYSTONES * POSTPONED FOLKPOSTPONEDFOLK
WED 29 NYMPHS & THUGS PRESENT LIVEWIRE WITH LUKE WRIGHT & CO POSTPONED PERFORMANCEPOSTPONEDPERFORMANCE
THU 30 PINT OF SCIENCE - SEEING IS BELIEVING: THE ART AND SCIENCE OF IMAGERY * CANCELLED TALKCANCELLED 

MAY

FRI 1 FARMERS MARKET * CANCELLED MARKETCANCELLEDMARKET
FRI 1 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * CANCELLED COMEDYCANCELLEDCOMEDY
SAT 2 NICK COPE'S FAMILY SHOW RESCHEDULED KIDSRESCHEDULEDKIDS
SAT 2 THE LIPSINKERS CANCELLED CABARETCANCELLED 
SUN 3 ALISON RAYNER QUINTET RESCHEDULED JAZZRESCHEDULEDJAZZ
SUN 3 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * CANCELLED WALKING TOURCANCELLEDWALKING TOUR
MON 4 ROEDELIUS + PHILIP MILL POSTPONED GIGSPOSTPONEDGIGS
TUE 5 MARTIN TAYLOR & MARTIN SIMPSON RESCHEDULED GIGSRESCHEDULEDGIGS
THU 7 ONLY FOOLS & BOYCIE - AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH ONLY FOOLS & HORSES ACTOR JOHN CHALLIS * RESCHEDULED COMEDYRESCHEDULEDCOMEDY
FRI 8 SOFIE HAGEN: THE BUMSWING POSTPONED COMEDYPOSTPONEDCOMEDY
SAT 9 THE ELO ENCOUNTER * POSTPONED GIGSPOSTPONEDGIGS
SUN 10 LOU SANDERS: SAY HELLO TO YOUR NEW STEP-MUMMY * POSTPONED COMEDYPOSTPONEDCOMEDY
MON 11 THE MELROSE QUARTET * RESCHEDULED FOLKRESCHEDULEDFOLK
TUE 12 IVO GRAHAM: THE GAME OF LIFE * POSTPONED COMEDYPOSTPONEDCOMEDY
WED 13 JULIA CROFT: WORKING ON MY NIGHT MOVES POSTPONED PERFORMANCEPOSTPONEDPERFORMANCE
THU 14 ANIMAL NOISE + GROFF + CROOKED STATE + FLIP TOP HEAD RESCHEDULED GIGSRESCHEDULEDGIGS
FRI 15 LIMEHOUSE LIZZY * RESCHEDULED GIGSRESCHEDULEDGIGS
SUN 17 KIM CYPHER QUINTET: FUNKY SAX PLAYER MEETS 40S JAZZ SINGER RESCHEDULED JAZZRESCHEDULEDJAZZ
SUN 17 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * CANCELLED WALKING TOURCANCELLEDWALKING TOUR
MON 18 CLIVE GREGSON * CANCELLED FOLKCANCELLEDFOLK
TUE 19 TOM STADE: YOU AINT SEEN NOTHING YET * RESCHEDULED COMEDYRESCHEDULEDCOMEDY
TUE 19 WRITING SURGERIES FOR NEURODIVERSE WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS CANCELLED WORKSHOPCANCELLED 
WED 20 VAN HUYNH COMPANY: REBIRTH POSTPONED PERFORMANCEPOSTPONEDPERFORMANCE
FRI 22 UKAEA + DAME AREA RESCHEDULED GIGSRESCHEDULEDGIGS
SUN 24 JOHN SMITH * RESCHEDULED GIGSRESCHEDULEDGIGS
SUN 31 FROM THE JAM "THATS ENTERTAINMENT" ACOUSTIC TOUR + NINE BELOW ZERO * RESCHEDULED GIGSRESCHEDULEDGIGS
SUN 31 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * CANCELLED WALKING TOURCANCELLEDWALKING TOUR

JUNE

THU 4 ANDREW MAXWELL: REALITY * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 5 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 5 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 7 PICANTE JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 8 CARL PALMER'S ELP LEGACY * RESCHEDULED GIGSRESCHEDULEDGIGS
WED 10 LAURA LEXX: KNEE JERK COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 12 LIVE/WIRE: THE AC/DC SHOW * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 13 D'UKES GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 14 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * CANCELLED WALKING TOURCANCELLEDWALKING TOUR
SUN 14 ART THEMEN ORGAN TRIO JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
TUE 16 ACID MOTHERS TEMPLE + VALHALLANS + WHITE NOISE WINTER GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
WED 17 THE ROARING GIRLS: BEACH BODY READY * 69 tickets left PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
SAT 20 ANY SUGGESTIONS, DOCTOR? THE IMPROVISED DOCTOR WHO PARODY RESCHEDULED COMEDYRESCHEDULEDCOMEDY
SUN 21 FOCUS * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
THU 25 RUBBER JAW + ANORAK PATCH + SANDCASTLE JESUS + ANNA'S BONES GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 26 DIVA PURPLE - ALL FEMALE TRIBUTE TO DEEP PURPLE + JULIE USHER TWISTED BLUES + THE UPSY DAISIES GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 27 LA VOIX CABARETBUY TICKETS 
SUN 28 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * CANCELLED WALKING TOURCANCELLEDWALKING TOUR
TUE 30 BEC HILL: OUT OF ORDER COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY

JULY

THU 2 KEVIN PEARCE + BOWIE BARTLETT GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 3 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 3 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 4 FROCK SWAP * SWAPBUY TICKETS 
SAT 4 THE LIPSINKERS GO AMERICANO! CABARETBUY TICKETS 
SUN 12 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * CANCELLED WALKING TOURCANCELLEDWALKING TOUR
SUN 26 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * CANCELLED WALKING TOURCANCELLEDWALKING TOUR

AUGUST

SUN 9 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * CANCELLED WALKING TOURCANCELLEDWALKING TOUR
SUN 23 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * CANCELLED WALKING TOURCANCELLEDWALKING TOUR

SEPTEMBER

SAT 5 THE LIPSINKERS CABARETBUY TICKETS 
SUN 6 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * CANCELLED WALKING TOURCANCELLEDWALKING TOUR
MON 7 MATT ELLIOTT + PETTALUCK + PROVINCIALS GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 11 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 12 THE FLOYD EFFECT: THE DARK SIDE OF REASON TOUR 2020 * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 14 KIRI PRITCHARD-MCLEAN: EMPATHY PAINS COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 20 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * CANCELLED WALKING TOURCANCELLEDWALKING TOUR
SUN 20 ALINA HIP HARP + SHIRLEY SMART TRIO JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 21 TAUPE + LEECHBOOK + JOHN HANNON GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 25 BIG COUNTRY * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 27 CHRIS ALLARD QUARTET + SPECIAL GUEST CHARLIE WOOD JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
TUE 29 REV SIMPKINS GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

OCTOBER

FRI 2 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 2 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 3 NICK COPE'S FAMILY SHOW KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SAT 3 CHANGESTWOBOWIE * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 4 ANT LAW QUARTET JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
THU 8 LONDON CALLING: SANDINISTA! 40TH ANNIVERSARY * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 9 BLANCMANGE * 43 tickets left GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 12 FAUSTUS * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
THU 15 CATHERINE MAY & ANDREW ALLEN: BLUE GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 16 IAIN STIRLING: FAILING UPWARDS * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 17 THE VAPORS * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 18 EMPIRICAL * JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
TUE 20 LEE SCRATCH PERRY + HOBO CHANG * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 23 TRANSMISSION: THE SOUND OF JOY DIVISION * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 24 SLAY DUGGEE LIVE! KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
TUE 27 NOUVELLE VAGUE * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
THU 29 JASON BYRNE: AUDIENCE PRECIPITATION * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 30 KINGDOM OF MADNESS: CLASSIC MAGNUM FEATURING MARK STANWAY, MICKY BARKER, RICHARD BAILEY & MO BIRCH GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

NOVEMBER

SUN 1 MARIA CHIARA ARGIRO GROUP JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 2 AN AUDIENCE WITHOUT JAKE THACKRAY * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
THU 5 STONE FOUNDATION * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 6 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 6 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 7 THE LIPSINKERS CABARETBUY TICKETS 
TUE 10 R.E.M. BY STIPE * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
THU 12 ANIMAL NOISE + GROFF + CROOKED STATE + FLIP TOP HEAD GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 13 THE CHRISTIANS * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 14 THE ULTIMATE COMMITMENTS AND BLUES BROTHERS EXPERIENCE * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 15 MO FOSTER & FRIENDS: MUSIC OF THE GREAT JAZZ COMPOSERS JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
TUE 17 THE RHYTHM KINGS FEATURING BEVERLEY SKEETE * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
THU 19 GONG * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 20 SECRET AFFAIR * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 21 SH*T FACED SHAKESPEARE: ROMEO & JULIET * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 22 SH*T FACED SHAKESPEARE: ROMEO & JULIET * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 28 JOHN LENNON TRIBUTE UK PRESENTS LENNON RETROSPECTIVE * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

DECEMBER

THU 3 THE BLACK CHARADE (MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE TRIBUTE) + FELL OUT BOY + WE AREN'T PARAMORE * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 4 FARMERS MARKET * MARKETBUY TICKETSMARKET
FRI 4 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 5 CHRIS MCCAUSLAND: SPEAKY BLINDER * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 11 ROB NEWMAN'S PHILOSOPHY SHOW COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 18 THE SPECIALS LTD * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
WED 23 A CHRISTMAS CAROL BY CANDLELIGHT XMAS STORYBUY TICKETSXMAS STORY
THU 24 A CHRISTMAS CAROL BY CANDLELIGHT XMAS STORYBUY TICKETSXMAS STORY
TUE 29 THE SMYTHS: A TRIBUTE TO THE SMITHS * 15 tickets left GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
2021

JANUARY

THU 7 DOM JOLY'S HOLIDAY SNAPS - TRAVEL AND COMEDY IN THE DANGER ZONE * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 9 DAVID HARPER'S ROMP WITH THE GEORGIANS COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
TUE 12 THE STYLE COUNCILLORS - CAFE BLEU TOUR * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 18 THE HUT PEOPLE * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 19 TOM STADE: YOU AINT SEEN NOTHING YET * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 28 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHT 1930S STYLE: BELA LUGOSI'S WHITE ZOMBIE WITH LIVE SCORE HORRORBUY TICKETS 
FRI 29 LUCY PORTER: BE PREPARED COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 31 KEITH JAMES: CONCERT FOR A CHANGING WORLD GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

FEBRUARY

THU 11 ARABELLA WEIR, DOES MY MUM LOOM BIG IN THIS?* COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 20 JOHN OTWAY & THE BIG BAND * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 26 THE THINKING DRINKERS: PUB QUIZ * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY

MARCH

THU 4 COURTNEY PINE: SONG (THE BALLAD BOOK) * JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
SUN 7 JOHN SMITH * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
THU 11 MARTIN TAYLOR & MARTIN SIMPSON GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 12 ANY SUGGESTIONS, DOCTOR? THE IMPROVISED DOCTOR WHO PARODY COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 12 ANY SUGGESTIONS, DOCTOR? THE IMPROVISED DOCTOR WHO PARODY COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 18 FROM THE JAM "THATS ENTERTAINMENT" ACOUSTIC TOUR + NINE BELOW ZERO * 36 tickets left GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 19 UKAEA + DAME AREA GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 22 SHACKLETON TRIO * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
FRI 26 JARLATH REGAN: NOTIONS ELEVEN COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY

APRIL

MON 12 MAIREARAD GREEN & ANNA MASSIE * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
SUN 18 ONLY FOOLS & BOYCIE - AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH ONLY FOOLS & HORSES ACTOR JOHN CHALLIS * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 23 LIMEHOUSE LIZZY * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

MAY

SUN 30 KIM CYPHER QUINTET: FUNKY SAX PLAYER MEETS 40S JAZZ SINGER JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ

JUNE

MON 7 THE MELROSE QUARTET * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
SUN 13 GRAVITON JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
SUN 27 ALISON RAYNER QUINTET JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ

SEPTEMBER

MON 27 JIMMY ALDRIDGE & SID GOLDSMITH * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK