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May 2017

Step In Time

May 26
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until 27th May 2017

Mercury Theatre (Colchester), Colchester, Essex United Kingdom + Google Map

Step In Time is a spectacular fun-filled variety show for all the family. We will have you singing and dancing along to a host of songs, dances and sketches. A show that won’t be forgotten for a long ‘time’.

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Cut Hands supported by Possession Trance + The Fez

May 26 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street
Colchester, CO1 1NF United Kingdom
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A project heavily inspired by William Bennett's fascination for Haitian vaudou, deploying Central African percussion in radical new ways, generating an intense sound unrivalled in its physical and emotional intensity. The name was derived from the song Cut Hands Has The Solution by his original Whitehouse project. 2011 marked the Cut Hands debut release, the critically acclaimed and best-selling Afro Noise I album, since followed by Black Mamba on Blackest Ever Black in 2012, and 2013's incredible Madwoman on Downwards.…

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An Evening of Musical Theatre

May 26 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until 27th May 2017

Mercury Studio (Colchester), Colchester, Essex United Kingdom + Google Map

An evening of songs from musical theatre old and new. An all-female cast and live accompaniment lead us through some classic and contemporary musical theatre numbers.

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Warm Winters, The Landed, KYU, Denial Twist

May 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:59 pm
Three Wise Monkeys, 60 High Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 1DN United Kingdom
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Essex Rocks proudly presents a night of live music at our home the Three Wise Wise Monkeys, Colchester. Warm Winters - One of our favourite bands, fresh off supporting Space at the Arts Centre and ready to rock the 3WMs. Indie Rock for fans of The Cure, Pulp, Super Furry Animals, Idlewild, Manic Street Preachers, Blur, Death Cab for Cutie & Darren Hayman. See more here: http://www.warm-winters.bandcamp.com The Landed - Blistering guitars, catchy hooks, beautiful vocals - what more do…

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LEiSURE – Bank Holiday Special

May 26 @ 8:00 pm - May 27 @ 2:00 am
V-Bar Colchester, 105 High Street
Colchester, CO11TH United Kingdom
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LEiSURE: Colchester's Biggest & Best Indie & Alternative Night from V Bar & Best Days Vintage With live bands and alternative DJ sets, you better be ready for an awesome night of indie and alternative madness! And this LEiSURE falls on the final bank holiday of the season! PLAYING LIVE: DRIVE An alternative/pop rock/indie band from Colchester with big riffs and fast-paced tunes. https://www.facebook.com/drivebanduk/ THE HEMINGWAYS A five piece indie / alternative rock band from London and Essex who cite…

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Box Shaped Heart

May 26 @ 9:00 pm
The Bull (Colchester), 2-4 Crouch STreet
Colchester, Essex CO3 3ES United Kingdom
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Words and Music

May 26 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Grapes (Colchester), 87 Mersea Road,
Colchester, Essex CO2 7RB United Kingdom
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Live 60's Classics,

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Sea Legs Puppet Theatre’s The Musicians of Bremen – 2 SHOWS

May 27 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street
Colchester, CO1 1NF United Kingdom
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The Musicians of Bremen By the Brothers Grimm adapted by Sea Legs Puppet Theatre. What happens to old toys when no one loves them any more? There is a place where they are sorted into those who will find new homes, and those who will never be loved or played with again. A worn out toy donkey, a push along dog, a bedraggled cat and a mechanical cockerel find themselves in just such a place. Rather than waiting to find…

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Musicians Supporting The Homeless Charity Event

May 27 @ 7:00 pm - May 28 @ 1:00 am
Three Wise Monkeys, 60 High Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 1DN United Kingdom
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After the success of our first charity event we have planned a few more for this year, the first being Saturday 27th May. We aim to raise about £500 which will go towards funding the expansion of Colchester’s Emergency Night Shelter and suppling those most in need with essential care packages. We have a great selection of live music for you to enjoy in one of Colchesters nicest venues so make your plans now and save the date. Artists on…

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Mushroom Clown

May 27 @ 9:00 pm
The Bull (Colchester), 2-4 Crouch STreet
Colchester, Essex CO3 3ES United Kingdom
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New Orleans Jazz Bandits

May 28
Colchester Jazz Club (Marks Tey), Marks Tey, Essex CO6 1EJ United Kingdom + Google Map

Jazz Brunch

May 28 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating until 25th June 2017

Queen St Brewhouse, 7 Queen Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 2PG United Kingdom
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Jazz Brunch at The Queen Street Brewhouse.  Last Sunday of the month, 1pm-5pm: 1pm-3pm Dixieland style with The Goodtimes Jazz Band 3pm-5pm The East Coast Guitar Trio Free, with an excellent range of real ale and Belgian beers, and light brunch available. 

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The Warm & Toasty Club Goes Coast to Coast

May 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street
Colchester, CO1 1NF United Kingdom
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Put a smile on your Sunday as The Warm and Toasty Club are back at Colchester Arts Centre in celebration of their current project Coast to Coast with a live entertainment show that show's off the best of people in our lovely town and in the East of England. Host Johnno Casson (aka Snippet) and the team have been warming their cockles on the Essex seaside and they want to tell you all about it, expect live music, charming chat,…

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Marty Macdonald’s Toy Machine

May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Charter Hall – Leisure World (Colchester), Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map

Join the Marty Macdonald’s Farm gang in a fun, musical adventure to repair the Toy Machine and give the world back its toys! “Who needs children’s TV when you’ve got the real deal at your local theatre!” The Stage Can you guess what’s arrived on Marty Macdonald’s Farm? The Toy Machine that makes all the toys in the world! But thanks to Crafty the Crow the machine is broken, so Marty and his friends need your help to fix it…

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Mayday Mayhem in aid of The Robin Cancer Trust

May 28 @ 5:00 pm - May 29 @ 2:00 am
V-Bar Colchester, 105 High Street
Colchester, CO11TH United Kingdom
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Mayday Mayhem was the first and remains one of the most loved and well attended fundraising events in the Robin Cancer Trust's Calendar, raising thousands for the charity over the years. And it just so happens that this years event falls around the 5th anniversary of The Robin Cancer Trust itself! For those that don't know, The RCT is the UK's only dedicated germ cell cancer awareness charity. The RCT was set-up in 2012 following the untimely death of Robin…

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Ayesha Hazarika: The State of the Nation

May 28 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street
Colchester, CO1 1NF United Kingdom
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Ayesha Hazarika, MBE, started her career as a stand-up comedian playing clubs across the country. She then took what she thought was a natural diversion into the Labour Party as a Special Adviser working for Gordon Brown, Harriet Harman and Ed Miliband. Since leaving front line politics she’s become a much sought after commentator writing for the FT, Guardian, Evening Standard, New Statesman and Grazia. Ayesha has also returned to her stand-up roots. Her one-woman show 'Tales from the Pink…

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Punch It Chewie

May 28 @ 9:00 pm - May 29 @ 12:00 am
Three Wise Monkeys, 60 High Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 1DN United Kingdom
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Join us on bank holiday Sunday 28th May for a night of awesome covers from local rockers Punch It Chewie. Expect a mix of some of the best rock tracks around from acts such as Foo Fighters, Beatles, Queens of the Stone Age, Kings of Leon, ZZ Top, Weezer, Cream, Stereophonics, The Vaccines, Spin Doctors, The Clash and more! Doors open at 9pm and entry is just £3 on our top floor. So end the bank holiday season the best…

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The Crucible

May 29
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until 3rd June 2017

Mercury Theatre (Colchester), Colchester, Essex United Kingdom + Google Map

When a group of young girls are discovered dancing in the woods trying to conjure spirits, the God-fearing people of a small New England town are told the devil and witchcraft is in their midst and must be rooted out at all costs. The town is quickly caught up in an unstoppable flow of paranoia, indictment and manipulation as personal grievances collide with lust and superstition creating a crucible of suspicion where no person is safe from his neighbour. This…

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June 2017

The Jazz Jam

June 1 @ 9:00 pm
The Bull (Colchester), 2-4 Crouch STreet
Colchester, Essex CO3 3ES United Kingdom
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The Events

June 2
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until 17th June 2017

Mercury Studio (Colchester), Colchester, Essex United Kingdom + Google Map

Cushti

June 2 @ 9:00 pm
The Bull (Colchester), 2-4 Crouch STreet
Colchester, Essex CO3 3ES United Kingdom
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Fred’s House + The Flyin’A’s

June 3
Little Rabbit Barn, Ardleigh, Essex United Kingdom + Google Map

Grounds for Divorce

June 3 @ 9:00 pm
The Bull (Colchester), 2-4 Crouch STreet
Colchester, Essex CO3 3ES United Kingdom
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Solstice

June 4 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Colchester Arts Centre Jazz Club, Church Street (off Head Street)
Colchester, CO1 1NF United Kingdom
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"Creative, copiously inventive, lyrically fresh originals, suggesting Flora Purim, Norma Winstone, Azimuth – and the free spirit of Hermeto Pascoal.” – John Fordham, The Guardian ***** "Alimentation is a joy from beginning to end." – Adrian Pallant, AP Reviews ​ Pianist John Turville has gathered together established fellow East London-based musicians Tori Freestone (Saxes, Flute), Brigitte Beraha (Vocals), Jez Franks (Guitar), Dave Manington (Double Bass) and George Hart (Drums), to form an exciting new jazz-prog-folk ensemble, Solstice. ​ While retaining…

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The Quo Experience

June 5 @ 7:30 pm
Mercury Theatre (Colchester), Colchester, Essex United Kingdom + Google Map

Stewart Lee

June 6 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until 7th June 2017

Mercury Theatre (Colchester), Colchester, Essex United Kingdom + Google Map

Strictly Murder

June 8
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until 10th June 2017

Mercury Theatre (Colchester), Colchester, Essex United Kingdom + Google Map

The Hear No Evil Silent Disco

June 9 @ 9:00 pm - June 10 @ 1:00 am
Three Wise Monkeys, 60 High Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 1DN United Kingdom
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We are very excited to announce the return of the ‘Hear No Evil Silent Disco’ at Three Wise Monkeys on Friday 9th June. For the second time, four DJs team up in pairs to go head-to-head for the ultimate headphone only club night on our top floor! How does it work? On entry you’ll receive a pair of headphones and a choice between channel 1 or channel 2 as DJs battle it out on separate wavelengths from 9pm until late.…

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Terry Alderton

June 10 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street
Colchester, CO1 1NF United Kingdom
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Following the success of his critically acclaimed radio show ‘Terry Alderton’s All Crazy Now’(Radio 4) and a year spent on Albert Square Terry felt it was time time to go back out on tour. Star of numerous smash hit Edinburgh shows and national tours in as well as appearances on ‘Live At The Apollo‘ (BBC One) Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Road Show’ (BBC One), ‘Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live’ (BBC Three), Dave’s ‘One Night Stand’ and ‘Let’s Dance for Sport Relief’ (BBC…

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MS-UK Virtuosity

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street
Colchester, CO1 1NF United Kingdom
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MS-UK Virtuosity With special guests… The Chris Allard Band - jazz Ramon Goose and Modou Touré - world music Daryl Kellie with Jon Hart - acoustic finger-style The Chris Allard Band - www.chrisallard.co.uk For Wivenhoe's own Chris Allard, it's probably easier to list the hurdles that Chris hasn't conquered yet rather than those he has! Chris has played on TV (several times), the Royal Albert Hall, the O2 arena, Ronnie Scott's, The Jazz Cafe, radio, etc., etc., and is now…

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