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Help SuperGlu get to SXSW

Local band SuperGlu from Manningtree have been invited to play at this year’s SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. A renowned showcase for new artists, SXSW has helped to launch the international careers of countless legendary acts (including The White Stripes, The Flaming Lips and Amy Winehouse). Anyone who’s SuperGlu live …

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Rab Noakes

Celebrating his 70th birthday and his 50th year touring, Scottish singer songwriter Rab Noakes launched his EP, The Treatment Tapes in January 2017. Early in 2015, Rab Noakes was diagnosed with tonsillar cancer. From March to May that year the treatments took place, thirty early morning radiotherapy sessions and two chemotherapy overnights. …

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Mercury Young Company

Mercury Young Company work in partnership with Tamasha, The Belgrade Theatre and Pilot Theatre to bring new writing to the stage. Two of Satinder Chohan’s plays, Made in India and Half of Me, come to the Mercury Theatre for a weekend of new writing inspired by issues of diversity and …

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Mercury Rising

On Monday 6th February the Mayor, Cllr. Julie Young, joined the Mercury Theatre’s Executive Director, Steve, to draw the first ever Mercury Rising Raffle. With prizes donated from local businesses including Fenwick, Greyfriars Hotel, Marks & Spencer, Beth Chatto Gardens, the Barn Brasserie and many more, the raffle raised a fantastic …

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Dillie Keane

One of the stars of Fascinating Aida, Dillie Keane brings her solo comedy show to the Civic Theatre on Thursday 9th March. Dillie Keane formed the all-female comedy singing group and satirical cabaret act Fascinating Aida back in 1983. The act has been nominated for various awards including the Perrier Award …

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Apply to DanceEast CAT

DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) is one of ten national centres that identify children and young people, aged between 10 and 18 years, with exceptional potential in dance. The nationwide scheme aims to develop, create and inspire the next generation of dance artists, choreographers and dance leaders. By cultivating …

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Bang Bang

One of Britain’s most revered comedy icons, John Cleese, will collaborate with the Mercury Theatre Colchester to bring his brand new adaption of Georges Feydeau’s hysterical farce, Bang Bang, to the stage this Spring. Leontine (Caroline Langrishe), a respectable lady of high society is in danger of being hoodwinked by …

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Room To Move

Let’s make ROOM TO MOVE! Let’s create space to celebrate intercultural musical fusion. A special 3-day workshop of participatory musical journeying within an enriching, creative environment, lead by internationally recognised musicians, Sefo Kanuteh (Gambia) and Ling Peng (China) and supported by British kora player Josh Doughty and music educator Hilary …

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Simon Spillett Quartet

The Simon Spillett Quartet is playing a fund-raising concert for the National Jazz Archive on the afternoon of 11 February in Loughton, Essex. Simon Spillett is a highly respected tenor saxophonist who plays in a wide range of groups, and leads his own quartet. He has researched and written extensively …

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The Kooks

To celebrate a decade together as a band, The Kooks have announced their ‘Best Of’ UK Tour to take place in 2017. The run of seventeen headline shows will kick off on 21 April in Manchester, before visiting cities such as Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Nottingham and Bristol, and will conclude …

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