Upcoming events:

November

25
th
Nov

BCMMA - Live Martial Arts

12:00am - 3:03pm |
Charter Hall
Cowdray Avenue,
25th November 2017 @ 6:00 pm Charter Hall - Colchester Leisure World, Colchester CO1 1YH

Cage Warriors Academy South East returns to Charter Hall, Colchester on Saturday 25th November 2017 with an absolutely incredible night of MMA action in store for you! Headlined by Emrah Sonmez & Dominic Dillon who clash for the Featherweight title the card features some of the very best Amateur fighters in Europe and with some mouthwatering Professional bouts topping the bill. Colchester’s own phenom Cory McKenna who is the #1 female Amateur Strawweight in Europe also makes her pro debut in the co-main event of the evening taking on Maria Colonna of Italy who took the Silver Medal at the IMMAF Amateur Championships last year. A great night of sporting entertainment for a great price, business owners might be interested in our VIP ringside tables for corporate hospitality or the staff Christmas party.

You can get your tickets online at www.bcmma.co.uk or from one of the fighters on the card. #BCMMA20

This is one event you do not want to miss!

Doors open 5pm

Cage Action from 6pm

Connect with BCMMA Online via Social Media:

Facebook.com/BCMMAUK

Twitter.com/BCMMAUK

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25
th
Nov

Beethoven - Missa Solemnis

7:30am - 9:30pm |
Our next concert: Beethoven - Missa Solemnis Saturday 25th November at 7:30pm St Botolph's Church Colchester http://www.colchesterchoralsociety.co.uk/events.shtml Tickets available from Mann's Music, Colchester and members of the choir. Tickets - £15 (£6 for under 25s

Our next concert: Beethoven - Missa Solemnis Saturday 25th November at 7:30pm St Botolph's Church Colchester http://www.colchesterchoralsoc... Tickets available from Mann's Music, Colchester and members of the choir. Tickets - £15 (£6 for under 25s

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30
th
Nov

Sofar Colchester #10

8:00pm - 10:30pm |
TBC
The TENTH installment of Sofar Sounds for music lovers in and around Colchester. Secret line-up (3 acts). Secret location in Colchester. (Revealed via email to confirmed guests 36 hours before event)

The TENTH installment of Sofar Sounds for music lovers in and around Colchester. Secret line-up (3 acts). Secret location in Colchester. (Revealed via email to confirmed guests 36 hours before event)

BYOB 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

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December

07
th
Dec

The Poetry Brothel - Opening Night

7:30pm - 10:30pm |
Brothel Madam Suki SilverTongue welcomes you to the Poetry Brothel Colchester, where the oldest literary form meets the oldest profession in England’s oldest recorded town

Brothel Madam Suki SilverTongue welcomes you to the Poetry Brothel Colchester, where the oldest literary form meets the oldest profession in England’s oldest recorded town!

The evening will be a heady feast for the senses, with poetry and prose performances from some of Essex’s most exciting acts, music by special guest Gavin Bowern, and tarot readings by Ruth Raymer.

During the second half of the evening, audience members can buy a performer/‘whore’ of their choosing and enjoy ten minutes of their time with a private table reading. The lineup Suki SilverTongue - Brothel madam Alex Toms - Brothel owner Lelia Ferro - Brothel owner

Emily Banfield 

Tess Gardener 

C. J.

Matt Annis 

David Canning 

Stuart Peacock

Ruth Raymer - tarot reader

With music by special guest Gavin Bowern

No booking necessary, just turn up in your Christmas glad rags! £5 recommended donation on the door. Poker chips will be available to purchase for £3 redeemable on a private 10 minute table reading with the poet of your choice, or a tarot reading during the second half of the evening (subject to availability).

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08
th
Dec

FORBIDDEN NIGHTS

12:00am - 3:03pm |
Charter Hall
Cowdray Avenue,
8th December 2017 @ 7:30 pm Charter Hall - Colchester Leisure World, Colchester CO1 1YH £23.50 Table seating, or book a table (up to 10 people) at a discounted price of 215.00; Tiered seating tickets £20

Forbidden Nights is regarded as one of the best Male Variety Shows in Europe. Forbidden Nights have burst onto the entertainment scene with a huge buzz surrounding them, bringing a new age of entertainment.

Forbidden Nights London Show and UK Theatre Tour. We cast only the UK’s best variety acts. Jam packed with action so hot it will leave you on the edge of your seat. If only the best will do, look no further for your Hen Do, Birthday Party or just a much needed Girls night out!

With a classy innovative show Forbidden Nights bring you full theatre production including a custom stage, rigging and stage shower, creating an exciting array show stopping signature routines. The Cast are made up of a male vocalist, aerial artist, pole performer, fire act and The Forbidden dance crew; all performing with an element of strip tease giving girls fantasy and forbidden thoughts at every turn.

Think Cirque du Soleil meets Magic Mike

The Forbidden Nights acts are skilled performers hand-picked from around the UK, possessing the highest level of talent, charisma, appearance and physiques with the personality to match. Our explosive choreographed group routines and spectacular solos from each of The Forbidden acts is fun, sexy and classy and is perfect for a hen do, birthday party or girls night out! It’s a night you will never forget and you won’t find an atmosphere or show quite like it anywhere else.

This show will not be matched. Expect the unexpected!

Forbidden Nights

Doors 6.30pm

Show 7.30pm

There will be a rolling bar throughout the show which will also serve food.

*Please note there will be a £1.50 booking fee*

Car Parking

Don’t forget to purchase your £1 parking ticket in advance to avoid paying full price on the day

When you purchase event tickets, you will be able to purchase a parking ticket at the same time.

If you didn’t purchase a parking ticket, don’t worry as you can still buy one on the day from the Pay & Display machines or through MiPermit.

Please be aware parking is not guaranteed.

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16
th
Dec

The Winter Gathering

12:00pm - 7:00pm |
Firstsite
Lewis Gardens
Lady P and the illoomiloonies - along with special guests - invite you to celebrate the strength and spirit of community, while raising funds and awareness for a worthy cause. This year focus is placed on supporting Mental Health. Expect art in all its forms: spoken word, visual art, music, performances, dance and workshops, as well as kids’ activities, guest speakers, food, stalls and much more!

The daytime event midday-6pm is FREE, but please support our wonderful vendors and kindly donate what you can for participating in activities!


At 6pm illoomiloonies presents ELEMENTS - live fire performance! 
Tickets £5, £16 family (2 adult, 2 child) in advance, £6/£20 on the door!

ELEMENTS

The Lord of Darkness - Keeper of the light - awakens from a restless slumber. Witness him bring together the ELEMENTS, in an attempt to set himself free. A tale of Earth, Metal, Air, Water and Fire - told through fire and flow!

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May

18
th
May

A Taste of Rio!

8:00pm - 11:30pm |
TBC
Rio Carnival Comes to Colchester!

The Rio De Janeiro Carnival is coming: expect to hear, feel and taste Brazil at the most authentic Rio Carnival event yet! Expect synchronised samba parades, Brazilian percussionists and an army of Latin parade performers - there is zero chill in Brazil!

To complement this we have a range of South American Street Food Stalls and enough Brazilian beers to last us for years! Combine this with international DJ’s and more confetti than necessary. This is a spectacle not to be missed! Expect more colour than a rainbow and more Brazil flags than the World Cup! We have provided face paint artists to ensure you can submerge yourself in the culture - We also encourage our attendees to dress up and become part of the parade!

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