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Charter Hall (Colchester)

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Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom
01206 282 020

When the need arises, it is good to get out of the office and into a venue that will help you relax and think of new ideas.

Whether it’s to mark an important milestone, a team building exercise or to impress key clients, Charter Hall has all the key elements required for this to be a success.

You can see comedy shows, cabaret, kids shows, tribute bands, TV celebrities, live sports events and more. We have a fabulous line-up to entertain you all year round.

November 2020

Jim Davidson – Last Man Standing

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

The masterful, outrageous and hysterically funny comedy legend ‘General’ Jim Davidson OBE’ embarks on his comedy campaign around the UK in 2020, following the acclaimed sell-out ‘The People Fight Back’ Tour. Who will he upset this time? Which battles will he win, which will he lose? One thing’s for certain, Jim never retreats!

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Jo Whiley’s 90’s Anthems 2020 UK Tour

November 14 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 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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The Comedy Store

November 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 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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December 2020

Magic of Motown 2020

December 4 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 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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Daniel Sloss – HUBRIS

December 5 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
£25.50

The all-new, 11th solo show by Scotland’s international comedy star, hot on the heels of his ground-breaking, global smash-hit ‘Daniel Sloss: X’, returns to Colchester Charter Hall. Daniel’s previous two Netflix specials ‘DARK’ & ‘Jigsaw’ are streaming in 190 countries, 26 languages with the infamous ‘Jigsaw’ now credited with breaking up over 75,000 couples and cited in over 130 divorces world-wide (with fans even bringing their divorce papers for him to autograph at shows). He has sold out six New…

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Forbidden Nights

December 11 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
£23

Fantasies don’t come any better than this with sizzling new acts and stunning routines.  Brace yourself for two hours of thrilling action, provocative choreography with the ultimate Forbidden night out (and a few men in uniform thrown in for good measure). Abandon your inhibitions at the door as the talented cast of acrobats, fire acts, aerial artists and world-renowned circus performers flip and spin across the stage in this high-octane show. This sexy but classy evening with Forbidden Nights is…

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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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March 2021

Jason Manford – Like Me

11th March 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
£32

He’s back!  It’s been a busy few years for Jason since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit.  ‘Like Me’ is Jason’s latest comic offering set to hit road, and is sure to be ‘expert observational comedy’ (The Guardian) mixed with ‘comic gold’ (Mail on Sunday). Jason said:  “After the fun we had on my last tour ‘Muddle Class’, I’m excited to get back on the road with…

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Colchester Youth Arts Partnership

12th March 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
£3

Colchester Youth Arts Partnership presents Colchesters Schools Prom. Talented singers, musicians and performers.

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The Drifters

19th March 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
£31.50

The Drifters are the longest running singing group in pop history still performing live, having enjoyed over 50 hits world wide. Performing all the hits ‘Saturday Night At the Movies’, ’You’re More Than a Number’, ’Come on Over to My Place’, ’Up On the Roof’, ‘Under the Board Walk’, ’Kissin in the Back Row’, ’Save the Last Dance for Me’, ’Down on the Beach’,‘Stand By Me’, ’Like Sister and Brother’ and many many more. The Legendary group have been inducted…

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April 2021

Gary Meikle – Surreal

2nd April 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 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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Paul Smith – Changed

15th April 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 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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Jimmy Carr

21st April 2021 @ 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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10cc

24th April 2021 @ 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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May 2021

Martin Kemp’s Back to the 80s Party

21st May 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom

GM3 and Colchester Events Company are pleased to confirm that Martin Kemp (DJ Set) will take place Friday 21st May 2021 What do I need to do next? Nothing…. Our Box Office will automatically re-issue tickets for the new date to the email address used to make the booking. For any queries please see our T&Cs and Frequently Asked Questions before contacting our box office: Many Thanks for your patience and we look forward to seeing you in 2021 Charter Hall & Gm3 Music

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Luther

22nd May 2021 @ 7:30 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
£24.50

The World’s premier show in celebration of ‘The Velvet Voice’ experience all the hits from his amazing career, culminating  over 40 million album sales and eight Grammy awards including many of the greatest dance anthems and love songs ever written, fronted by international Luther Vandross tribute Harry Cambridge and his 10 piece band “Never Too Much”, “ Here and Now “, “Give Me the Reason”, ”I Really didn’t mean it”, ” Stop to Love”, “So Amazing”, ”The Best Things in…

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September 2021

Just My Imagination

24th September 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
£25

Just My Imagination is a celebration of the Motown legends, named by Billboard Magazine as ‘The Number 1 Group In The History Of Rhythm And Blues!’ From their first hit, The Way You Do The Things You do in 1964, through the career highs of My Girl, Ain’t Too Proud, Get Ready, Papa Was A Rolling Stone and Just My Imagination, The Temptations musical legacy spanned more than 50 years and 24 Temptations. This original production draws from the “Classic Five”…

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October 2021

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

8th October 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom + Google Map
£28

From the writers of the hit comedy Hormonal Housewives, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun is the brand-new musical comedy show that does exactly what it says on the tin. Join the star cast of four refreshingly honest and unreserved girls on a riotous evening of laugh-out-loud sketches and classic pop anthems that define being a 21st Century woman. We take a no-holds-barred comedy romp through everything life throws at a modern day woman, dating, relationships, breakups, fashion, dieting, chocolate, more…

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Fastlove

15th October 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 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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John Bishop

19th October 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom

John Bishop said: “I’m excited to announce these new dates for my brand-new show ‘Right Here, Right Now’, which will kick off in the Autumn next year. After the last six months we’ve all endured, it feels like a lifetime since I last performed in front of a live audience. There’s nothing like stand-up comedy to put a smile back on your face, so I can’t wait to get back out on the road to perform this new show across…

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November 2021

Calling Planet Earth

13th November 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 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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January 2022

John Bishop

29th January 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Charter Hall (Colchester) Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH United Kingdom

John Bishop said: “I’m excited to announce these new dates for my brand-new show ‘Right Here, Right Now’, which will kick off in the Autumn next year. After the last six months we’ve all endured, it feels like a lifetime since I last performed in front of a live audience. There’s nothing like stand-up comedy to put a smile back on your face, so I can’t wait to get back out on the road to perform this new show across…

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