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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Adorn: Jewellery, The Human Story
  • Saturday 27th July, 10:00am - Until Sunday 16th February, 4:00pm
Colchester Castle (Closes 16 Feb) Exhibition Closes 16 Feb. Including loans from the British Museum and other major lending partners. Make sure you don’t miss this unique opportunity to see these beautiful... View event
Radiant Vermin
  • Monday 14th October, 7:45pm - Until Saturday 19th October, 10:00pm
When a young couple is offered an ideal house by a mysterious stranger, it prompts the question: How far would any of us go to get our dream home? View event
The Dark – The Ultimate Scare Experience at Rollerworld
Can you brave The Dark? New to DX's Rollerworld this Halloween! View event
Fragments (From Everyday Life) - Piano Concert - Matyas Bacso
  • Sunday 20th October 3:00pm until 5:00pm
Award-winning pianist and composer Matyas Bacso is back at the Headgate Theatre to introduce his newest album of piano compositions 'Fragments (From Everyday Life) View event
An Evening of Clairvoyance - Ronnie Buckingham
  • Monday 21st October 7:30pm until 9:00pm
If your not already convinced about an afterlife, why not come along, listen to Ronnie and let him help you decide? View event
The Affair
  • Thursday 24th October 7:30pm until 10:00pm
An hilarious and uplifting new play about relationships, with all the ingredients of a great comedy...clown, bouffon, vaudeville and slapstick! View event
Halloween Thriller Party Night With Rory Jackson
  • Friday 25th October 7:00pm until 11:00pm
Come and celebrate Halloween in style with our Thriller Night! View event
Only Fools & Horses Dinner
  • Saturday 26th October 7:00pm until 10:00pm
Following our sell out event in March we are delighted to announce that Del Boy is coming back to combine fine food with Comedy action, served up Only Fools & Horses style. View event
Memories are made of this
  • Saturday 26th October 7:00pm until 10:15pm
'Re-live the early music of Cliff, The Shadows and many others as we take a nostalgic trip back to the fabulous sounds of a golden era' View event
Knightzzz at the Museum – I Came, I Saw, I Slept Over
  • Saturday 26th October, 7:30pm - Until Sunday 27th October, 8:00am
Enjoy the most unusual family camping experience in Essex! Join the team for a Roman themed sleepover at Colchester Castle. Colchester Castle: 19:30 onwards - £35.00 per person.... View event
'The Clocks Go Back...' Cabaret for an Autumn Day
  • Sunday 27th October 2:00pm until 5:00pm
Martin Newell and the Hosepipe Band's exotic dish of music, verse and humour with a strong East Anglian Flavour. Suitable for age 12+ View event
DX's Rollerworld Family-Friendly Half-Term Activities
  • Monday 28th October, 10:00am - Until Friday 1st November, 4:00pm
Skate and play as you and your family enjoy getting your spooky on! View event
Fenwick Ghosts: Live Storytelling
Meet the family who lived in Colchester during the Boudican Revolt in this unique storytelling event. View event
Dom Mackie's Poor Life Choices
  • Tuesday 29th October 8:00pm until 10:00pm
Comedy with Dom Mackie Dom Mackie is only in his early twenties, but he has already made many stupid decisions. Suitable for aged 18 and over. View event
Go Live! Creepy Crawlies
Things that go bump in the night aren’t always that scary. Meet some of nature’s sometimes misunderstood creatures. Who will you make friends with? View event
Chica Chico
  • Wednesday 30th October 7:30pm until 10:00pm
An exciting four-piece band takes a myriad of musical ingredients like tango, chanson, rai, rumba, jazz and cabaret - resulting in an unforgettable evening of song and entertainment. View event
Crystal Skulls
Make your very own miniature clay skull to spook up your home this Halloween! View event
Dark Tours
Experience an after-hours tour of the Castle that doesn't hold back on the gory details. View event
  • Saturday 2nd November 7:45pm until 10:00pm
Jesters Theatre Academy's Showchoir A spectacular performance by Jesters Showchoir, featuring some of the greatest songs from Musical Theatre and Film. View event
Terrifically Terrifying Tales
  • Saturday 2nd November 8:15pm until 10:00pm
Packing Shed Theatre Two new ghost stories performed live especially for the spooking season. 'The King's Head' written and performed by Patrick Marlowe and 'As Shuck Would Have It' written and performed... View event
Christmas Shopping Experience
  • Tuesday 5th November 5:00pm until 9:00pm
Join us for our wonderful Christmas Shopping Experience, perfect for some festive inspiration! View event
Bug by Tracy Letts
  • Wednesday 6th November, 7:45pm - Until Saturday 9th November, 10:00pm
A tense, psychological thriller, wrought with conspiracy theories and revelations. Suitable for age 14 and over. View event
Tea and Torcs - Lecture Series
Join the curatorial team for a series of lectures about our new jewellery exhibition, Adorn: Jewellery, The Human Story. View event
One Man, Two Guvnors by Richard Bean with songs by Grant Olding
  • Wednesday 13th November, 7:45pm - Until Saturday 16th November, 10:00pm
The Reject Theatre Company This adaptation of Carlo Goldoni's classic 18th Century Italian comedy 'The Servant of Two Masters' is set in 1960s Brighton, where out of work skiffle player Francis Henshall... View event
ROMAN RIVER PRESENTS  Classical Favourites
  • Friday 15th November 7:30pm until 10:00pm
A glorious programme of all-time popular classical hits! View event
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