What's on inColchester

Welcome to Colchester

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Colchester - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Colchester to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Colchester

The UK's leading live music tribute
Charter Hall, Colchester

.Not to be missed Here comes the perfect tribute to a Beatles legendA musical icon who was part of arguably the biggest band of all time will be honoured and remembered with a special show taking place at The Charter Hall Colchester…

Colchester Comedy Club
Mercury Theatre.

. The Comedy Club As Seen on TV Returns to Colchester Dont Miss it Celebrating 28 years of bringing Laughter to LifeThe Comedy Club is one of the most recognised and respected names in the comedy Industry and over the years…

TEL: 07734 805817
Essex Pagan and Alternative Spring Fair
Marks Tey Parish Hall, Colchester

.Essex Earth Spirit Events Pagan and Alternative Spring Fayre. With over 45 stalls spread over two halls our market will be full of beautiful spiritual gifts many handcrafted Inspired by nature the woodland fae and spirits with an added touch of pagan…

TEL: 07544 244704
Buble Meets Sinatra: The Showdown!
Charter Hall.

.Exhilarating tribute musical taking Buble and Sinatra fans by storm brings you all their greatest hits convincing vocals personas and fun of the two idols inside a humorous storyline backed by the virtuosic Capitol Swing Orchestra feat. musicians on Michael Bubles 2022…

TEL: 01206 506905
Colchester Careers Fair | 4th September 2024
JobServe Community Stadium

.Are you looking for a new Job or CareerThe Colchester Careers Fair will offer candidates from all backgrounds experience and education levels the opportunity to speak to representatives from an abundance of local employers all in one place.Why should you attendBy participating…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01252 983140

Tourist Attractions

Colchester Zoo

Colchester Zoo has some of the best cat and primate collections in Europe. See a White Tiger eye to eye in White Tiger Valley, or get closer to the Zoo's Chimpanzees at Chimp World. The Zoo received special recognition for its work on projects across the board…

Paycocke House

A fine 16th century timber‐framed house, and one of the jewels among the many interesting buildings in Coggeshall and is a legacy from the town's prosperous Wool Age.Coggeshall was also famous for its lace, examples of which are displayed inside Paycocke's House. There is a very attractive…

Colchester Castle

A visit to Colchester Castle Museum takes you through 2000 years of some of the most important events in British History. At the museum you can see real mosaics, go inside the foundations of the Roman temple that once stood here and take part in a story tour…


Kings Nightclub in Colchester, Essex. Contact venue on telephone number 01206 210531 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…


Route Nightclub in Colchester, Essex. Contact venue on telephone number 01206 366377 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…


Bowling at Megabowl in Colchester, Essex. Contact venue on 01206 560500 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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