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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. 
General Events
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
  • Wednesday 11th December, 7:45pm - Until Friday 13th December, 10:15pm
Tunswick Women's Amateur Theatre Society enter a TV talent show to raise funds for their local village hall in this original comedy musical. 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
A Jolly Holly Christmas at The Headgate!
  • Saturday 14th December 8:00pm until 10:15pm
Enjoy seasonal songs and sparkle a the Headgate Theatre. This event is dedicated to the memory of Ken Smith, in whose name a donation will be made to charity. View event
Eclipse At Five Past Seven
  • Sunday 15th December 7:05pm until 10:15pm
A relaxing evening of winter-warming music. A mix of seasonal favourites blended together in the unique style of Eclipse. View event
An Evening of Clairvoyance - Ronnie Buckingham
  • Monday 16th December 7:30pm until 10:15pm
If you're not already convinced about an afterlife, why not come along, listen to Ronnie and let him help you decide? View event
Crissy Lee Quintet with special guest Alec Pitman
  • Wednesday 18th December 7:30pm until 10:15pm
One of the UK's most experienced female drummers and tutors, Crissy appears with her special guest, singer/saxophonist, Alec Pitman View event
Sherlock Holmes & The Warlock of Whitechapel
  • Thursday 19th December, 7:30pm - Until Saturday 21st December, 10:15pm
An adventure with Holmes and Watson that transports us from the wharfs and alleys of East London to the icy wastes of the North and the hidden temples of the East (changing at Peterborough), as they pursue... View event
Christmas Party Night
  • Friday 3rd January 7:30pm until 11:59pm
Join us for our Christmas Party Nights here at Colchester United Football Club. View event
Adorn  - The Final Bling
  • Friday 14th February 7:00pm until 10:00pm
Colchester Castle’s Adorn Exhibition is nearly at an end. Enjoy a glamorous night out with an Adorn designer cocktail in Colchester’s magnificent historic keep. View event
Frosty 5K
  • Saturday 29th February
Frosty 5k is a brand new event for St Helena Hospice, taking place on Saturday 29th February at the University of Essex. View event
Inspiration Wedding Open Morning
  • Saturday 18th April 10:00am until 1:00pm
If you have recently got engaged or not yet found your ideal venue, come along to our next Inspiration Wedding Open Morning on Saturday 18th April 2020. View event
Inspiration Wedding Open Morning
  • Saturday 27th June 10:00am until 1:00pm
If you have recently got engaged or not yet found your ideal venue, come along to our next Inspiration Wedding Open Morning on Saturday 27th June 2020. View event
Octopus Ahoy! in celebration of Mayflower 400 Summer Sculpture Trail 2020
  • Saturday 4th July - Until Saturday 12th September
An exciting giant octopus sculpture trail that will be available to track on an app from July 1st 2020, in celebration of Mayflower 400. View event