Comedy Store Management Presents
Doors: 6.30pm – Rolling bar
THE NOISE NEXT DOOR
Comedy Store Management Presents
Doors: 6.30pm – Rolling bar
Alison will share stories of witch persecution and trials in the area, while at the same time exploring our need to link historical events to specific places. To what extent does this accurately represent those accused and their accusers, and does it risk creating myths, distorting our understanding of actual events?
Looking at artwork, walks, and community projects commemorating the anniversary of the Lancashire witch-trials, Alison explores new ways communities, historians and artists can best situate the history of witch-trials into our local landscapes.
Kindly hosted by our friends at Firstsite, Colchester.
Free and open to all.
Places limited so booking essential.
About New Geographies
This event is part of New Geographies, a new three-year project, invites the public to nominate locations for ten site-specific art works across the East of England.
Do you know an overlooked or unexpected place that you think is important and which you’d like to nominate as a potential site for an exciting art project? Help us redraw the map of the region with places important to those living here, by going online to nominate a location at http://www.newgeographies.uk/
Watch last years tension filled thriller, set in an eerie and empty church, here; https://vimeo.com/190690705
Date: Monday 23rd - Tuesday 24th October
Time: 10am - 4pm
The galleries will be open late, offering you the opportunity to explore some of the most interesting artist moving image and digital work showcased within our Screen Play season.
Throughout 2017, Firstsite are presenting selected works from Film and Video Umbrella’s (FVU) impressive back-catalogue as part of a new partnership. For Museums at Night we are joined by Jerwood/FVU Award winners Patrick Hough and Lawrence Lek for a series of exciting discussions about their individual commissions and interest in moving image as an artistic medium.
7:00pm – 8:00 pm
Screening of Patrick Hough’s “And If In A Thousand Years” (2017) followed by an artist discussion.
8:30pm – 9:30 pm
Screening of Lawrence Lek’s “Geomancer” (2017) followed by an artist discussion.
Secret line-up (3 acts).
Secret location in Colchester. (Revealed via email to confirmed guests 36 hours before event)
Apply for tickets here: https://www.sofarsounds.com/colchester
We're always looking for new faces to join the community (hosting at your space, volunteering), so if you want to get involved with the future magic, take a trip here: https://www.sofarsounds.com/colchester
This workshop is led by professional make-up artist Melanie Winning who's previous clients include; BBC, DreamWorks, Disney, The Royal Opera House and The English National Theatre.
Date: Friday 27th October
Time: 10am - 3pm
The most important date of Germany's cultural calendar comes to the UK and arrives in Castle Park Colchester this year for the very first time.
Taking place inside one of Europe’s Largest touring bier tents for a Bavarian style festival including a showcase some of the best and authentic oompah bands from around the world across all three sessions.
Plus a large selection of traditional German foods plus those all important steins!
Session times are as follows -
Friday Evening - 6-11pm
Saturday Afternoon - 12-5pm
Saturday Evening - 6-11pm
Register for tickets now at -
Oktoberfest Colchester is an 18+ event. Challenge 25.
Right now we are working on creating blankets to sell for charities, and a Colchester themed project to showcase the best of our town. All ages, skill levels and genders are most welcome!
Venue is fully disabled accessible!
Please note that beginning OCTOBER meeting we must ask £2.50 per person to cover the cost of keeping the cafe open to us privately. We will also enjoy 10% discount off drinks & snacks at the corner.
We will meet at the visitor centre at 9:30 am and spend the next two hours immersed in the woodland.
We will be doing a range of actives including meditation / visualisation, grounding and connecting to our place in nature, reconnecting to our emotions through awareness and mindfulness.
Come along with suitable clothing, sensible shoes and an open curiosity.
Food for your soul!
Visitor centre is at the Turner Road entrance opposite the walk in centre.
Car park is 50p for 2 hours.
Price - £10pp.
Will we find all the characters, will we meet the dragon? And can you help the witch make a potion to fix her broom stick. Each child will make their own craft linked to the story.
Sessions will run on;
Sunday 29th October, this will allow all ages to attend.
10-11 and 11.30-12.30
Tuesday 31st October
10-11 and 11.30-12.30 for preschool children.
It will run at Highwoods forest and is £5.50 per child and £4.50 for siblings
The venue is small and cosy, and guests are strongly advised to book in advance.
MENU - 2 Courses £16
Chestnut Roulade stuffed with Spinach & Cashews
Lentil Cottage Pie topped with Swede Mash
Both served with seasonal vegetables, crispy roast potatoes and caramelised red onion gravy.
Rhubarb Crumble & Custard
Sticky Toffee Pudding
Sparkling Water £1.50
Guests may help themselves to a selection of herbal teas and coffee free of charge. Filtered water will also be provided.
Alcoholic drinks may be purchased from the Queen Street Brewhouse next door.
Allergens: Some dishes may contain nuts, peanuts, celery, mustard or fermented non-gmo soya. There are no mushrooms!
Run by papercraft tutor Katy Freeman, with hot drinks provided by the talented baristas in the Firstsite café. Session price includes your hot drink and the supplies to make a greeting card.
Suitable for beginners aged 14 years and over as well as more experienced crafters. No need to book.
Sessions running once a month from November to April 2018.
Held by an experienced certified trainer, Clare Palmer, this space will help you be more connected with yourself and others around you and enrich your relationships.
The Empathy Hub takes place on the first Tuesday of each month starting on 7 November, in Colchester town centre. Please bring a donation of £7 per session or you can pay £20 for 4 sessions, just attend whenever you can.
Jenkins - The Armed Man (choir & orchestra)
Walton - Crown Imperial (orchestra)
Choral motet (choir)
Elgar - Nimrod (orchestra)
Vaughan Williams - The Old 100th (choir & orchestra)
Parry - Jerusalem (choir, audience & orchestra)
Wood - Fantasia on British Sea Songs (choir, audience & orchestra)
Elgar - Land of Hope and Glory (choir, audience & orchestra)
More details and booking is available here:
We’ve gone all out on providing an authentic Dia De Muertos experience for you: expect world-renowned acrobats, theatrical circus performers, and professional Latin dancers performing throughout the night!
Day of the Dead just wouldn’t be the same without great music, and we’re pushing the boat out this year with live percussionist performances and a host of international DJs. Combined with Europe’s largest confetti cannons and CO2 guns, pyrotechnics and fire breathers, Day of the Dead is set to be the most insane spectacle of the year!
There will be plenty of opportunities for you to get involved with the Day of the Dead festivities – professional film makeup artists will be running a candy skull face painting station, and huge piñatas will be scattered around that will need teams of you to break open!
Make sure you don’t miss out on this year’s most spectacular event – Day of the Dead! Tickets are expected to sell out up to six weeks in advance, so make sure to buy yours early to avoid disappointment! Tickets can be purchased through Fatsoma, Day of the Dead’s primary ticket sales partner. The underworld awaits
These super snuggly blankets make a gorgeous styling addition to your home ready to hygge up for Winter!
Perfect for beginners and those already with the knot know-how, we'll guide you through all the steps you need to create this on-trend homeware accessory.
Colours chosen on arrival, there will be an equal split of grey, off white, peacock blue and beige.. Size of throw approximately; 70cm x 130cm.
Tickets are £50pp including all materials.
To book please email firstname.lastname@example.org 🌿💚
(Please note any cancellations made within 2 weeks of the event are unfortunately non- refundable).
During this 1.5 hour class we will explore:
✨The traditional yoga poses through fun, laughter and playfulness.
✨Acro Yoga - for everyone
✨Breathing, calming and relaxing activities
✨Connecting to each other
✨Gentle meditations and guided imagery
Yoga is great for creating a feeling calm and happiness, and can help parents and kids to relax in each other’s presence.
You’ll return home feeling rejuvenated, fully stretched, overflowing with love in your hearts, and a sparkle in your eyes!
Workshop dates are:
6th January 2018
20th January 2018
3rd February 2018
17th February 2018
3rd March 2018
17th March 2018
Each class will be from 11-12:30 at the Tree Room, Colchester.
TERM FEES – 2 sessions @ £ 15.00 (1x adult & 1x child) = £30
Additional family members = £5 per person per sessionIf you would like to book a space, then please email: email@example.com