Gigs, Music, Theatre, Comedy, Arts in Colchester This Weekend

What’s on in Colchester this weekend as recommended by Keep Colchester Cool
Friday 16th November, Saturday 17th November, Sunday 18th November

Friday 16th November
Art Exchange (University of Essex) – Susan Morris: Motion Capture Drawings [Exhibition] 11am
Art Exchange (University of Essex) – Ansuman Biswas: Present [Exhibition] 11am
Art Exchange (University of Essex) – Involuntary Drawing: Art and Automation Symposium [Symposia] 2pm
Colchester Arts Centre – Andi Osho: All The Single Ladies [Comedy] 8pm
Colchester Castle Museum – Treasures of China [Exhibition] 10am
Curve Bar (downstairs) – A Night of Pure Salsa with DJ Carlos [Dance] 9pm
firstsite - Anthea Hamilton: Sorry I’m Late [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Humphrey Jennings: Painting, Collage, Film [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Karmadavis: Art, Justice, Transition [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Auditorium) – Airlock Films (programmed by Y.A.K): Iron Man 2 [Film] 5pm
Hollytrees Museum – Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Lakeside Theatre – The Hook [Open Mic] – 9pm
Mercury Theatre – Top Girls by Caryl Churchill [Theatre] 7.30pm
Mercury Theatre (Digby Gallery) – Long Exposure: a solo exhibition of illustration work by Mary Pullen [Exhibition] 10am
Octagon Gallery – Anglian Rambles: an exhibition by Phil Brew [Exhibition] 8am
Pat Molloy’s - Voodoo Child [Live Music] 10pm
Roberts Live Lounge – Bouncing Off Concrete [Music] 9pm
Slack Space – The Art of Well Being (curated by Clive Wakefield) [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space – Piano Friday [Music] 11.30am
Slack Space – Slackwave: Free Improv Music for both musicians and non-musicians [Music] 5pm
Slack Space – Colchester City of Culture Discussion [Meetup] 6.30pm
Stoke By Nayland Golf Club - Fleece Jazz: Tim Whitehead [Live Music] 7.30pm
The Bull – Joely Lees [Live Music] 6.45pm
The Bull – Cover Station [Live Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – The Dandy Tricksters [Live Music] 9pm
The Foresters Arms – Singer/Songwriters Night: Liz Wyatt + Cake Stupid + Grahame Andrew + Alex Yeandle [Live Music] 8.30pm
The Hole in The Wall – Jacknife Horsebox + Buddy Lee Dickens [Live Music] 8pm
The Judge and Jury – TBA [Live Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Alison Stockmarr: Theatre of Thoughts [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Michael Smee: Through a Glass Darkly [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Sonya Todd: Illustrating Fashion [Exhibition] 10am
The Old New Inn – Unmistakably Real [Live Music] 8.30pm
Tin Pan Alley – Leech Promotion presents [Live Music] 9pm
Tribal Underground – Cemetery Gates: DJs Steevi and Danni Diamond + Chris (Eastern Front) + Pip (The Conflict Within) [Music] 10pm
Twisters – Kill Your Television [Music] 8pm
University of Essex (LTB 10) – Cine10: Avatar [Film] 8pm
University of Essex (Sub Zero) – Flirt! [Music] 11pm
V Bar – DJ Freddy [Music] 9pm
Vallies Lounge – Famous with DJ Cheryl Taylor (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm

Saturday 17th November
Art Exchange (University of Essex) – Susan Morris: Motion Capture Drawings [Exhibition] 12pm
Art Exchange (University of Essex) – Ansuman Biswas: Present [Exhibition] 12pm
Colchester Arts Centre – Frock Swap [Fashion] 10.30am
Colchester Arts Centre – Dingus Khan + Gulls + Animal Noise [Live Music] 8pm
Colchester Castle Museum – Treasures of China [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Anthea Hamilton: Sorry I’m Late [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Humphrey Jennings: Painting, Collage, Film [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Karmadavis: Art, Justice, Transition [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 10am
Mercury Theatre – Top Girls by Caryl Churchill [Theatre] 7.30pm
Mercury Theatre (Digby Gallery) – Long Exposure: a solo exhibition of illustration work by Mary Pullen [Exhibition] 10am
Roberts Live Lounge – 80s/90s Night with DJ Phill Terry [Music] 8pm
Slack Space – The Art of Well Being (curated by Clive Wakefield) [Exhibition] 11am
Slack Space – Transition Town awareness Gathering [Meetup] 11am
The Bull - Graffiti [Live Music] 9.45pm
The Soundhouse @ The Bull – Essex Rocks presents Mollys Daggers + Neverhusk + Origami Noise + Stu E Skinner [Live Music] 8pm
The Goat and Boot – TBA [Live Music] 9pm
The Hole in The Wall – Coranach + Dismanibus [Live Music] 8pm
The Little Rabbit Barn - Catherine Maclellan [Live Music] 7.30pm
The Judge and Jury
– TBA [Live Music] 8pm
The Minories Art Gallery – Alison Stockmarr: Theatre of Thoughts [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Michael Smee: Through a Glass Darkly [Exhibition] 10am
The Minories Art Gallery – Sonya Todd: Illustrating Fashion [Exhibition] 10am
The Twist – Gunslinger + Mohawk [Live Music] 8pm
Tin Pan Alley – Funk/Jazz Night [Live Music] 9pm
Tribal Underground – TBA [Music] 9pm
Twisters – Get Twisted [Music] 8pm
University of Essex (LTB 10) – Cine10: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hinter [Film] 8pm
University of Essex (Sub Zero) – Antidote: Club Classics [Music] 11pm
V Bar – DJ Yoshi [Music] 8pm
Vallies Lounge – Bang Tidy with DJ Chris Reardon (Gay Night) [Music] 9pm

Sunday 18th November
Colchester Arts Centre – Soweto Kinch: The Legend of Mike Smith Tour [Live Music] 8pm
Colchester Castle Museum – Treasures of China [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Anthea Hamilton: Sorry I’m Late [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite – Humphrey Jennings: Painting, Collage, Film [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (University Space) – ESCALA: Karmadavis: Art, Justice, Transition [Exhibition] 10am
firstsite (Learning Spaces) – Dinky Disco: For children under 3 years [Kids] 2pm
firstsite (Auditorium) – Humphrey Jennings Film Season: Britain at War [Film] 3pm
firstsite (Learning Spaces) - Club Dinky : For children aged 3-5 years [Kids] 3.30pm
Headgate Theatre – Headgate Studio Sessions: Killamonjambo + Tony Winn + Under The Stairs [Live Music] 6.45pm
Hollytrees Museum – Coming to Colchester: 2000 years of immigration [Exhibition] 10am
Hollytrees Museum – Tick Tock Here Comes The Clocks [Exhibition] 11am
Mercury Theatre – Farm Boy [Theatre] 4.30pm
Slack Space – Frequency [Music] 10am
Slack Space – Clog Dance Rehearsals [Dance] 11.30am
Slack Space (Post Room) – Fabric Printing Workshop for families [Workshop] 2pm
Stanway Rovers Football Club (Hawthorn Suite) – Colchester Jazz Club: The Rae Brothers New Orleans Jazz Band [Live Music] 7pm
The Foresters Arms – Folk Jam [Live Music] 8pm
The Hole in The Wall – Unplugged Sunday: Peter Clough + TBA [Live Music] 8pm
The Tilly – Open Mic Night [Music] 7pm
Victoria Inn – Buckshee [Live Music] 5pm

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