Spotlight Events in Colchester
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Keeping you updated on all of the exciting upcoming local events in Colchester.  We strive to keep you informed of what's on in Colchester; there really is something for everybody.  From music concerts to car boot sales, to charity events and so much more we have all the information you need. 

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Open Gardens
  • Tuesday 11th May, 12:01am - Until Thursday 30th September, 11:59pm
St Helena Hospice is looking for people to share the fruits of their labour and open their gardens this to raise funds to help local people facing dying, death and bereavement in north Essex. View event
Honour Amongst Thieves
  • Wednesday 29th September, 7:45pm - Until Saturday 2nd October, 12:00am
This look at the justice system and those who people it is born of a 34 year criminal career. If you thought the law was in safe hands and a serious business, - you were wrong! “Clever, often hilarious”... View event
Raffles
  • Thursday 7th October, 7:45pm - Until Friday 8th October, 12:00am
Written by E.W. Hornung (Arthur Conan Doyle's brother-in-law), A.J. Raffles was the Edwardian era's most celebrated gentleman thief.... View event
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
  • Friday 8th October 7:30pm until 10:30pm
From the writers of the hit comedy Hormonal Housewives, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun is the brand-new musical comedy show that does exactly what it says on the tin. View event
Divorced, Behead, Died : An Audience with King Henry VIII
  • Friday 8th October, 7:30pm - Until Saturday 9th October, 12:00am
The year is 1544 and Henry VIII has halted here to afford his Loyal Subjects the opportunity to have 'audience' with their Sovereign Lord and King. View event
Jimeoin
  • Wednesday 13th October 7:30pm until 10:30pm
A brilliant evening of world-class comedy from the Irishman internationally celebrated as one of live stand-up’s true masters. View event
Fastlove
  • Friday 15th October 7:30pm until 10:30pm
Fastlove 'Everything She Wants Tour' will be in Colchester! View event
Ultra 90's
  • Saturday 16th October 8:00pm until 11:59pm
Europe’s first and only show of its kind, with a full live band experience. Taking you back to the most exciting musical movement in decades – The 1990’s Dance Era. View event
The Last Letter of Resort
  • Sunday 17th October, 5:00pm - Until Monday 18th October, 12:00am
It’s late on the night after the general election and the new Prime Minister is working when she is interrupted by a civil servant. View event
Mark Thomas: 50 Things About Us
  • Thursday 21st October 8:00pm until 10:00pm
The political godfather of comedy brings his latest show back on the road! View event
John Bishop
  • Thursday 21st October 8:00pm until 10:30pm
Comedy superstar John Bishop is coming to Colchester to warm up his brand-new show! View event
Jim Davidson - Last Man Standing
  • Friday 22nd October 7:30pm until 10:30pm
The masterful, outrageous and hysterically funny comedy legend ‘General’ Jim Davidson OBE’ embarks on his comedy campaign around the UK, following the acclaimed sell-out ‘The People Fight Back’ Tour. View event
Wind in the Willows
  • Tuesday 26th October, 9:30am - Until Friday 29th October, 4:30pm
A musical theatre workshop based on the well known story by Kenneth Grahame, adapted by Griff Scott. View event
Brimstone and Treacle
  • Wednesday 3rd November, 7:45pm - Until Saturday 6th November, 12:00am
Potter’s clever, disturbing and highly-controversial morality tale concerns Mr and Mrs Bates, a dull, middle-aged couple, whose only daughter, Pattie, has been “reduced to a vegetable” following a car... View event
JUMPY by April de Angelis
  • Wednesday 10th November, 7:45pm - Until Saturday 13th November, 12:00am
A classic mid-life crisis play, Jumpy is funny, deliciously rude and at times piercingly moving. View event
Calling Planet Earth
  • Saturday 13th November 7:30pm until 10:30pm
“THE SHOW THAT DEFINES A DECADE” A New Romantic Symphony that goes on a journey through one of the greatest musical Era’s of All Time – The Electrifying 80’s View event
Noel Coward's "Still Life" and "A Coward curtain-raiser : Noel in his own words"
  • Wednesday 17th November, 7:45pm - Until Saturday 20th November, 12:00am
A rare opportunity to see Coward's poignant drama, which formed the basis of "Brief Encounter", one of the most beloved films of all time. View event
An Evening of Clairvoyance with Ronnie Buckingham
  • Monday 22nd November, 7:30pm - Until Tuesday 23rd November, 12:00am
If you're not already convinced about an afterlife, why not come along, listen to Ronnie and let him help you decide? View event
Generation Z
  • Friday 26th November, 7:30pm - Until Saturday 27th November, 12:00am
Ilaz Dance Company return to the stage with an explosion of song and dance featuring a variety of styles. View event
Jack ’n’ the Beanstalk
  • Friday 3rd December, 7:00pm - Until Saturday 11th December, 12:00am
We present a fast-moving, up-to-date retelling of this classic folk tale about brave young Jack Nimble, Daisy the dancing cow and a life and death struggle with the cannibal giant Mr. Bigg. View event
The Magic of Motown
  • Friday 3rd December 7:30pm until 10:30pm
Celebrating 60 magical years of Motown, immerse yourself in the sound of a generation as The Magic of Motown returns to the stage! View event
Abigail’s Party by Mike Leigh
  • Tuesday 14th December, 7:45pm - Until Saturday 18th December, 12:00am
Suburbanites Laurence and Beverly are entertaining their neighbours, Angela,Tony and Susan. Susan’s teenage daughter, Abigail, is throwing a party and Susan is not invited. Over the canapés, fatuous small... View event
A Merry Little Christmas
  • Sunday 19th December, 5:00pm - Until Monday 20th December, 12:00am
All the warmth and joy of a perfect Christmas wrapped up in your favourite seasonal songs. View event
John Lennon Tribute UK  - Lennon Retrospective
  • Friday 18th March 7:30pm until 10:00pm
The UK's No.1 John Lennon Tribute band bring you 2 hours of all the best songs from Lennon's solo career right back to the early days of The Beatles with award winning front man Gaz Keenan as John Lennon... View event
Farmers Market
The White Hart Inn. Starting on Saturday 28th. April, and then after that on the last Saturday of every month, we are delighted to announce that we are holding a Farmer’s Market at the White Hart, West... View event