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July 2020

Sunday Afternoon Busking with Lady J

July 26 @ 2:00 pm
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Recurring Event
* ON THE INTERNET * United Kingdom

Sadly the fabulous Rendlesham Social Club is closed at least until the end of March, but don't worry, we're just going to hit you up virtually until the world gets itself back in the game again!How's that going to work then?Well, we'll post a Zoom link for you to join in here on the day. Sign up at zoom.com now so you're all ready to go. Then just be ready to play in front of whatever device you're joining us on and…

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August 2020

Acoustic Afternoon

August 2 @ 8:00 pm
Lindsey Rose (Ipswich) Ipswich, Suffolk IP7 6PP United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

With Jason Rampling

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Milkshake Monkey’s Musical

August 16
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
Varid - please see website

Milkshake Monkey can’t wait to put on a spectacular new musical for you all! But when stage fright hits, his favourite Milkshake friends come to help, creating the most dazzling show you have ever seen! Be part of this fantastic production as you learn the amazing songs and dances with your favourite Milkshake friends, and watch as the music, the lights, the costumes and stage come together. With great Milkshake friends, anything is possible. Timings Doors 11am / show start…

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Jimmy Carr

August 29 @ 7:00 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
£31.50

Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love. But they’re just jokes – they are not the terrible things. Having political correctness at a comedy show is like having health and safety at a rodeo. Now you’ve been warned, buy a ticket.

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September 2020

Red Rooster

September 4 - September 6
Euston Hall, Euston
Thetford, Suffolk IP24 2QW United Kingdom
+ Google Map

We need to make an important announcement concerning Coronavirus (Covid-19) and Red Rooster. After much deliberation and with the safety of our audience being of the utmost importance, Red Rooster 2020 has been postponed and will now take place 4-6th September at Euston Hall. This has not been an easy decision but we hope that in light of the current situation we are all facing together, you can understand this is the right way forward.  Our main headliners Richard Hawley and Asleep at The Wheel have confirmed they are available for the…

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Lets Rock: Essex

September 5
Kings Farm (Chelmsford), Margaretting Road
Chelmsford, Essex CM1 3PJ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
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Gina Little Diva

September 6 @ 3:00 pm
Red Lion (Ipswich) Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 4AY United Kingdom + Google Map

Solo singer

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Jason Donovan – Even More Good Reasons

September 18 @ 8:00 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
Please visit website

Performing his biggest musical and pop hits with a full live band! Jason Donovan is thrilled to be embarking on a mammoth 52 date tour, which marks the 30th anniversary of his hugely successful debut album ‘Ten Good Reasons’. His ‘Even More Good Reasons’ tour will see Jason singing his greatest pop hits along with his favourite songs from his career in musicals, all accompanied by a full live band. Songs will include the chart-toppers ‘Too Many Broken Hearts’, ‘Especially For…

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Ultra 90’s

September 25 @ 8:00 pm - September 26 @ 12:00 am
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
£25

ULTRA 90s 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. With other acts not daring to touch this style of music ULTRA 90s goes to where so many of us want to be taken, back to our youth. ULTRA 90s perform the best classic chart, dance and club anthems from the early 1990’s. From Snap to 2 Unlimited…

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Boyzlife

September 26 @ 7:30 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
£33

Industry Music Group in Association with Ellis Live Ltd Two of the world’s biggest bands BOYZONE and WESTLIFE come together, for the very first time, with a full band production show. Featuring BRIAN MCFADDEN and KEITH DUFFY This specially adapted theatre production will include many of their greatest hits, the catalogue includes a record breaking 18 Number 1 singles and 9 number 1 albums, and combined record sales of over 60 Million Units. Expect to hear, ‘World Of Our Own’,…

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Diezel

September 26 @ 9:00 pm
Red Lion (Ipswich) Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 4AY United Kingdom + Google Map

Covers band

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October 2020

Luke Haines & Peter Buck

October 9 @ 7:30 pm
John Peel Centre, Church Walk
Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 1ET United Kingdom
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Peter Buck was the guitarist for one of the biggest bands in the world – REM. Luke Haines was the guitarist for the Auteurs. The Auteurs were not the biggest band in the world. They were pretty good though. Luke Haines also does paintings of Lou Reed. One day, Peter Buck bought one of Luke Haines’ Lou Reed paintings (for £99.00). They had never met before but decided that the fates had brought them together and they should write some…

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The Skittlez

October 9 @ 8:30 pm
Red Lion (Ipswich) Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 4AY United Kingdom + Google Map

Trio covers

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Jimeoin

October 14 @ 7:30 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
£18.50

A brilliant evening of world-class comedy from the Irishman internationally celebrated as one of live stand-up’s true masters. We’re thrilled to welcome Jimeoin to Colchester Charter Hall as part of his new smash-hit “Turn it Up!” tour – don’t miss this hilarious show! Jimeoin is an acclaimed, hugely loved and much respected comedian, with a wide appeal and a cheeky, no-gimmicks and superbly observed sense of humour that has his audiences in stitches across the UK, Europe, USA and of course…

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Alexander O’Neal – My Fairwell Tour

October 16 @ 7:30 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
£32

R&B and SOUL Legend Alexander O’Neal performing his greatest hits along with tracks from his NEW Album which is due to be released in September 2020. Performing alongside Alexander’s very own 9 piece band with support from Mamma Freedom. Step back in time and relive Alexander’s Chart Hits including ‘Criticize’, Fake, Hearsay, If you were here tonight & Saturday Love! *Promoter reserves the right to alter the programme. TIMINGS Doors – 6.30pm Show Start – 7.30pm

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Mat Barden

October 18 @ 3:00 pm
Red Lion (Ipswich) Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 4AY United Kingdom + Google Map

Solo singer

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Paul Smith – Changed

October 22 @ 7:30 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
£23

A lot has changed for Paul in recent years. Join him for his 3rd and largest ever tour of the UK and Ireland as he once again mixes sharp, hilarious stories from his life with his trademark off the cuff wit. TIMINGS Doors – 6.30pm Show Start – 7.30pm

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November 2020

10cc

November 6 @ 7:30 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
£39.50

The legendary 10cc have announced a mammoth 25-date UK tour for Autumn 2020, performing the hits which have singled them out as one of the most inventive and influential bands in the history of popular music. Led by co-founder Graham Gouldman, the art-pop band are heralded in equal measure for their ability to craft ingenious songs that also resonated commercially, with eleven top 10 hits, and over 15 million albums sold in the UK alone. The group also have three…

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Jo Whiley’s 90’s Anthems 2020 UK Tour

November 14 @ 7:30 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
Varied - Please check website

Superstar DJ, Radio & TV presenter ‘Jo Whiley’ is coming to Charter Hall, Colchester, taking to the stage for a very special show on Saturday 14th November! Bringing you all the best tracks from the greatest decade for music, think Blur vs Oasis, Fatboy Slim, Primal Scream, The Verve, The Chemical Brothers, Faithless, The Prodigy and a whole lot more. Undoubtedly the biggest night out you’ll have all year, whether you were living it large in the 90s, wish it…

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Stetsons

November 14 @ 9:00 pm
Red Lion (Ipswich) Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 4AY United Kingdom + Google Map

Covers band

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Gary Meikle – Surreal

November 20 @ 7:30 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
£22.50

“After his meteoric rise through the ranks, Scottish Comedy Award winner and viral sensation Gary Meikle is back with his second tour show, Surreal! A word that perfectly describes Gary’s last twelve months. He started the year performing in comedy clubs, and ended it selling out big theatres in the UK as well as tours in America, Canada and Europe! Having performed to tens of thousands of people over the past year, Gary has found a new confidence and level…

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The Comedy Store

November 27 @ 8:00 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
£17

With nearly 40 years’ experience in the business and as the premier name in comedy, The Comedy Store is renowned as a breeding ground for new comedy talent, and remains the place to see tomorrow’s stars today. The likes of Eddie Izzard, John Bishop, Jimmy Carr, Rhod Gilbert and Sarah Millican, have all cut their comedy teeth with us. We bring you “The Best In Stand Up” from around the globe, showcasing the brightest names in comedy today. Simply the…

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Calling Planet Earth

November 28 @ 7:30 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
£23.50

“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 Featuring songs from now legendary artists such as DURAN DURAN, SPANDAU BALLET, THE HUMAN LEAGUE, ULTRAVOX, TEARS FOR FEARS, DEPECHE MODE, OMD, JAPAN, ABC, SOFT CELL and Many many More. Performed by an incredible live band with awesome symphonic arrangements combined with stunning vocals and cast this is the must see…

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December 2020

John Bishop

December 3 @ 8:00 am
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
£37.50

Comedy superstar John Bishop is coming to Colchester to warm up his brand-new show! John is very much looking forward to this new adventure, this will be his eighth stand up show and its shaping up to be his best yet!! John can’t wait to be back on the road again. John has achieved huge success with a number of his own comedy, entertainment and documentary shows including ‘John Bishop’s Australia’ (BBC1), ‘John Bishop’s Britain’ (BBC1); ‘John Bishop’s Only Joking’…

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Magic of Motown 2020

December 4 @ 7:30 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
£27

Celebrating 60 magical years of Motown, immerse yourself in the sound of a generation as The Magic of Motown returns to the stage! Get ready to Reach Out for a brand new show in 2020 with all your favourite Motown songs. You will be going loco down in Acapulco,  as we take you along memory lane with all the Motown classics from artists such as Marvine Gaye, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, The Supremes, The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, The Jackson 5, Smokey Robinson and many, many more. Enjoy…

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January 2021

Lee Memphis King

22nd January 2021
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
£26

One Night of Elvis - Lee Memphis King

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Dreamboys

22nd January 2021
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
Varied - please see website

Scream if you are ready to misbehave because Dreamboys are coming to Colchester with their 2020 Too Hard To Resist Tour. Let the boys tease, tantalise and sweep you off your feet as you and your friends enjoy the raunchiest night out of the year. Think chiselled torsos, high-energy dance routines and boy-next-door seduction that will leave your heart pounding. Joining the Dreamboys in 2020 is former fireman and Love Island star Michael Griffiths who will be showing off his…

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October 2021

Fastlove

15th October 2021 @ 7:30 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
£26

The World’s largest George Michael celebration FASTLOVE is back with a brand new show for 2020/2021 Now touring in 18 countries, FASTLOVE has quickly become a global phenomenon and you can be a part of it on this amazing journey for a night like no other. There will only ever be one George Michael and this show pays tribute to all his incredible music, his life and the great man himself. The Everything She Wants Tour is bigger than ever.…

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