DIARY

JULY

SAT 24 SOFIE HAGEN: THE BUMSWING CANCELLED COMEDYCANCELLEDCOMEDY
SUN 25 NU JAZZ WITH WILD CARD + SPECIAL GUEST IMAANI RESCHEDULED GIGSRESCHEDULEDGIGS
SUN 25 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 25 AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH ANTONIO FORCIONE JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
THU 29 D'UKES GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 30 THE BEAT * RESCHEDULED GIGSRESCHEDULEDGIGS

AUGUST

WED 4 LAURA LEXX: (NOT QUITE) KNEE JERK COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 5 KEVIN PEARCE + BOWIE BARTLETT GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 6 THE LAUGHTER ZONE COMEDY CLUB * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 8 MORRISSEY MULLEN LEGACY RESCHEDULED JAZZRESCHEDULEDJAZZ
SUN 8 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 8 MARIO BAKUNA: BRAZILIAN LANDSCAPES + SUFFOLK SCHOOL OF SAMBA JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
TUE 10 TAUPE + LEECHBOOK + FRAZER MERRICK GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
THU 12 RUBBER JAW + SANDCASTLE JESUS CANCELLED GIGSCANCELLEDGIGS
FRI 13 DIVA PURPLE - ALL FEMALE TRIBUTE TO DEEP PURPLE + THE UPSY DAISIES GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 14 JACK DEE: WARM UP * COMEDY COMEDY
WED 18 FROM THE JAM "THATS ENTERTAINMENT" ACOUSTIC TOUR + NINE BELOW ZERO * SOLD OUT GIGSSOLD OUTGIGS
THU 19 COURTNEY PINE: SONG (THE BALLAD BOOK) * JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
FRI 20 CARL HUTCHINSON LIVE 2021 RESCHEDULED COMEDYRESCHEDULEDCOMEDY
SAT 21 ANIMAL NOISE + GROFF + CROOKED STATE + FLIP TOP HEAD CANCELLED GIGSCANCELLEDGIGS
SUN 22 DARIUS BRUBECK QUARTET RESCHEDULED JAZZRESCHEDULEDJAZZ
SUN 22 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 22 RESOLUTION 88: FULL PHAT FUNKY JAZZ JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
THU 26 CONTROL VOLTAGE - ANALOGUE SYNTH NIGHT! GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 27 THE STYLE COUNCILLORS - CAFE BLEU TOUR * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 28 COLCHESTER PRIDE PRESENTS: A BIG CAMP CABARET PARTY! CABARETBUY TICKETS 
SUN 29 LOU SANDERS: SAY HELLO TO YOUR NEW STEP-MUMMY * 54 tickets left COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
TUE 31 ROY AYERS UBIQUITY - MYSTIC VOYAGE 45TH ANNIVERSARY * SOLD OUT GIGSSOLD OUTGIGS

SEPTEMBER

THU 2 BIG COUNTRY * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 4 THE HAY WAIN: SPECIAL PREVIEW PERFORMANCE AT THE GRANARY GARDEN, FLATFORD * 96 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
SUN 5 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 5 LLOYD GRIFFITH: NOT JUST A PRETTY FACE COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
MON 6 LES BARKER * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
WED 8 CASTLE PARK THEATRE: THE HAY WAIN * 100 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
THU 9 CASTLE PARK THEATRE: THE HAY WAIN * 100 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
THU 9 ROB NEWMAN'S PHILOSOPHY SHOW COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 10 CASTLE PARK THEATRE: THE HAY WAIN * 100 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
FRI 10 SALAD + PINEY GIR + THE VERDICTS GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 11 THE BLACK CHARADE (MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE TRIBUTE) + FELL OUT BOY + WE AREN'T PARAMORE * RESCHEDULED GIGSRESCHEDULEDGIGS
SAT 11 CASTLE PARK THEATRE: THE HAY WAIN * 93 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
SUN 12 ALINA HIP HARP + SHIRLEY SMART TRIO JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 13 CHRISTINA ALDEN & ALEX PATTERSON * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 14 CASTLE PARK THEATRE: THE HAY WAIN * 100 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
TUE 14 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHT DOUBLE BILL: THE BEAST MUST DIE + THE HOUSE THAT DRIPPED BLOOD HORRORBUY TICKETS 
TUE 14 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHT DOUBLE BILL: THE BEAST MUST DIE + THE HOUSE THAT DRIPPED BLOOD FILMBUY TICKETSFILM
WED 15 CASTLE PARK THEATRE: THE HAY WAIN * 100 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
THU 16 BLANCMANGE * 2 tickets left GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
THU 16 CASTLE PARK THEATRE: THE HAY WAIN * 100 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
FRI 17 CASTLE PARK THEATRE: THE HAY WAIN * 100 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
SAT 18 CASTLE PARK THEATRE: THE HAY WAIN * 100 tickets left THEATREBUY TICKETSTHEATRE
SAT 18 NINE BELOW ZERO: DON'T POINT YOUR FINGER TOUR * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 19 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 19 MARTIN NEWELL'S GOLDEN AFTERNOON GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 19 GEOFF NORCOTT: I BLAME THE PARENTS 53 tickets left COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
MON 20 SHACKLETON TRIO * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 21 JOHN SMITH * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
THU 23 SIMON EVANS: THE WORK OF THE DEVIL COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 24 JASON BYRNE: AUDIENCE PRECIPITATION * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 25 THE THINKING DRINKERS: PUB QUIZ * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 26 CHRIS ALLARD QUARTET + SPECIAL GUEST CHARLIE WOOD JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 27 JIMMY ALDRIDGE & SID GOLDSMITH * CANCELLED FOLKCANCELLEDFOLK
MON 27 THE THUMPING TOMMYS FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 28 HENGE GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

OCTOBER

SUN 3 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR X * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 3 ANY SUGGESTIONS, DOCTOR? THE IMPROVISED DOCTOR WHO PARODY COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
MON 4 JOHN MCCUSKER * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 5 MARTIN TAYLOR & MARTIN SIMPSON GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 9 SUZI RUFFELL: DANCE LIKE EVERYONE'S WATCHING COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 10 GARY DELANEY: GARY IN PUNDERLAND * SOLD OUT COMEDYSOLD OUTCOMEDY
MON 11 HUNTER MUSKETT * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 12 CLASSIC HORROR NIGHT 1930S STYLE: BELA LUGOSI'S WHITE ZOMBIE WITH LIVE SCORE HORRORBUY TICKETS 
WED 13 LUKE WRIGHT: THE REMAINS OF LOGAN DANKWORTH 49 tickets left PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
FRI 15 THE BLOW MONKEYS * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 16 THE FLOYD EFFECT: THE DARK SIDE OF REASON TOUR 2020 * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 17 ANT LAW QUARTET JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 18 SPIERS & BODEN: THE COMEBACK TOUR * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
THU 21 MARK THOMAS: 50 THINGS ABOUT US COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 22 THE SMYTHS: A TRIBUTE TO THE SMITHS * SOLD OUT GIGSSOLD OUTGIGS
SAT 23 DOM JOLY'S HOLIDAY SNAPS - TRAVEL AND COMEDY IN THE DANGER ZONE * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 24 CELEBRATING TUBBY HAYES: SIMON SPILLETT QUARTET JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 25 SAM LEE: OLD WOW+ TOUR * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 26 ONLY FOOLS & BOYCIE - AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH ONLY FOOLS & HORSES ACTOR JOHN CHALLIS * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 29 IAIN STIRLING: FAILING UPWARDS * 49 tickets left COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY

NOVEMBER

MON 1 AN AUDIENCE WITHOUT JAKE THACKRAY * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
SAT 6 STONE FOUNDATION * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 7 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR A * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 7 THE SEARCHERS & HOLLIES EXPERIENCE * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 8 PAN AMERICAN + MASAL + BOSCH GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
TUE 9 MARTIN & ELIZA CARTHY * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
WED 10 FRANKO B: I'M HERE 77 tickets left PERFORMANCEBUY TICKETSPERFORMANCE
THU 11 JENNY ECLAIR: SIXTY! (FFS!) * 56 tickets left COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 12 SH*T FACED SHAKESPEARE: ROMEO & JULIET * 92 tickets left COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 13 SH*T FACED SHAKESPEARE: ROMEO & JULIET * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 14 MARIA CHIARA ARGIRO GROUP JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 15 FAUSTUS * RESCHEDULED FOLKRESCHEDULEDFOLK
MON 15 FRENCH NIGHT FEATURING BOF!, PAUL RILEY & GWENDAL MOELE AND LES HIRONDELLES FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 16 LEE SCRATCH PERRY + HOBO CHANG * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
THU 18 FROZEN LIGHT: 2065 * THEATRE THEATRE
FRI 19 FROZEN LIGHT: 2065 * THEATRE THEATRE
SAT 20 FROZEN LIGHT: 2065 * THEATRE THEATRE
SAT 20 ANORAK PATCH * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 21 SLAY DUGGEE LIVE! KIDSBUY TICKETSKIDS
SUN 21 JO HARMAN: UNPLUGGED JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 22 BLAZIN' FIDDLES * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 23 THE SNUTS GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 27 SECRET AFFAIR * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 28 SAM SWEENEY BAND * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
MON 29 BELSHAZZAR'S FEAST * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 30 IVO GRAHAM: THE GAME OF LIFE * 54 tickets left COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY

DECEMBER

SAT 4 NICK COPE'S FAMILY SHOW SOLD OUT KIDSSOLD OUTKIDS
SAT 4 LUCY PORTER: BE PREPARED 82 tickets left COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 5 COLCHESTER HERITAGE TOUR WITH HIGH STEWARD SIR BOB RUSSELL - TOUR B * WALKING TOURBUY TICKETSWALKING TOUR
SUN 5 JANETTE MASON NU JAZZ TRIO: RED ALERT CANCELLED JAZZCANCELLEDJAZZ
MON 6 THE HUT PEOPLE * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
TUE 7 LUBOMYR MELNYK GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
THU 9 TOM STADE: YOU AINT SEEN NOTHING YET * 92 tickets left COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 10 KINGDOM OF MADNESS: CLASSIC MAGNUM FEATURING MARK STANWAY, TONY MARTIN, MICKY BARKER, RICHARD BAILEY & MO BIRCH GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 11 THE BLACK CHARADE (MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE TRIBUTE) + FELL OUT BOY + WE AREN'T PARAMORE * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 12 MANCHESTER CALLING! FT. THE TOTAL STONE ROSES, THE SMITHS PRESUMABLY & OAYSIS * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 18 A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS: THE MOVIE... AND THE MUSIC OF VINCE GUARALDI JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
SUN 19 MEDIAEVAL BAEBES 25TH ANNIVERSARY * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
TUE 21 THE BLOCKHEADS * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
2022

JANUARY

SAT 8 CARL HUTCHINSON LIVE 2021 COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 13 REV SIMPKINS RESCHEDULED GIGSRESCHEDULEDGIGS
SAT 15 TONY LAW COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 16 ARABELLA WEIR, DOES MY MUM LOOM BIG IN THIS?* 65 tickets left COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
TUE 18 STEPHEN K AMOS: BEFORE AND LAUGHTER COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 20 JOHN OTWAY & THE BIG BAND * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 21 CATHERINE MAY & ANDREW ALLEN: BLUE GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 22 THE PRETTIEST STARMAN * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 23 SARAH GILLESPIE + RUTA DI JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 31 THE CHURCHFITTERS * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK

FEBRUARY

TUE 1 REV SIMPKINS GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 5 COMMITTED TO THE BLUES BROTHERS * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 6 PARADISE LOST * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
THU 10 UKAEA + DAME AREA GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 11 THE ELO ENCOUNTER * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 12 SHAZIA MIRZA: COCONUT COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 13 SOME KINDA WONDERFUL: THE MUSIC OF STEVIE WONDER WITH NOEL MCCALLA & DEREK NASH BAND GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
TUE 15 OZRIC TENTACLES ELECTRONIC + SILAS & SASKI GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
THU 17 AHIR SHAH: LIVE COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
FRI 18 BENJAMIN FRANCIS LEFTWICH GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 19 OLA ONABULE GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 27 EMPIRICAL + PLACKETT/SIMONS DUO * JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ

MARCH

SAT 5 GONG * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 6 SHAPARAK KHORSANDI: IT WAS THE 90S! COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
MON 7 LEVERET * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
SUN 13 EMILY SAUNDERS JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
MON 14 KNIGHT & SPIERS * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
THU 17 JAH WOBBLE & THE INVADERS OF THE HEART GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 18 JOHN LENNON TRIBUTE UK PRESENTS LENNON RETROSPECTIVE * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 19 GODFLESH + DEATHSOMNIA GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
MON 21 FAUSTUS * FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
THU 24 DAVID HARPER'S ROMP WITH THE GEORGIANS COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 27 NU JAZZ WITH ISQ JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
THU 31 KEITH JAMES: CONCERT FOR A CHANGING WORLD GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

APRIL

SUN 3 CARL PALMER'S ELP LEGACY * 63 tickets left GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
THU 7 FOCUS * SOLD OUT GIGSSOLD OUTGIGS
SAT 9 CHOC & GILLY - THE REUNION SHOWS GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 15 LOST VOICE GUY: CEREBRAL LOLSY * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SAT 16 TWO MR P'S IN A PODCAST - LIVE COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
THU 21 ROVING CROWS FOLKBUY TICKETSFOLK
FRI 22 CHRIS MCCAUSLAND: SPEAKY BLINDER * COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 24 ART THEMEN ORGAN TRIO + LEWIS WRIGHT & KIT DOWNES JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
FRI 29 WHEN RIVERS MEET * 79 tickets left GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 30 STEEMY DAN GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS

MAY

SUN 8 TERRY SEABROOK QUINTET: CELEBRATING WAYNE SHORTER JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
SUN 15 ALISON RAYNER QUINTET JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
FRI 20 LIMEHOUSE LIZZY * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 22 KIM CYPHER QUINTET + SUPPORT JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ

JUNE

SAT 11 MARK WATSON: THIS CAN'T BE IT COMEDYBUY TICKETSCOMEDY
SUN 12 HORN FACTORY JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
SUN 19 NU JAZZ WITH WILD CARD + SPECIAL GUEST IMAANI GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
FRI 24 LIVE/WIRE: THE AC/DC SHOW * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 25 TRANSMISSION: THE SOUND OF JOY DIVISION * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 26 CLARK TRACEY SEXTET JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ

JULY

THU 7 THE BEAT * 35 tickets left GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SAT 9 CHANGESTWOBOWIE * GIGSBUY TICKETSGIGS
SUN 10 ALVORADA: CHORO FROM BRAZIL JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
SUN 24 MORRISSEY MULLEN LEGACY JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ

AUGUST

THU 4 DARIUS BRUBECK QUARTET JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
SUN 14 TALINKA JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ

SEPTEMBER

SUN 11 BEVERLEY BEIRNE: DREAM DANCER JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
SUN 25 MO FOSTER & FRIENDS: MUSIC OF THE GREAT JAZZ COMPOSERS JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ

OCTOBER

SUN 2 TRUE THINK JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ
SUN 23 JULIAN COSTELLO QUARTET - CONNECTIONS: WITHOUT BORDERS JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ

NOVEMBER

SUN 13 GRAVITON + NOEMI NUTI TRIO JAZZBUY TICKETSJAZZ