Upcoming events:

November

18
th
Nov

Colchester Frock Swap

9:00am - 12:00am |
Bring along your unwanted clean clothes, shoes and accessories (womens’, mens’ and childrens’) that you have no further use for and enjoy swapping them for items that you will use

Bring along your unwanted clean clothes, shoes and accessories (womens’, mens’ and childrens’) that you have no further use for and enjoy swapping them for items that you will use. De-clutter your wardrobe and swap it for a new look! Drop off your items from 9.30am - 10.15am. Swapping begins at 10.30am. Non-swappers and charities from 11.30am - 12pm. Free admission for swappers. £2 minimum donation to charity from non-swapper

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18
th
Nov

Christmas Market

10:00am - 5:00pm |
INDOOR MARKET

This indoor market is a great way to support your local hospice while getting a head start on your Christmas shopping! The day will include stalls, a Christmas café, cakes, sweets, jams, decorations, Christmas cards and a visit from Santa himself! Pick up some of our beautiful new Christmas cards too! Free entry.

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25
th
Nov

The Minories Christmas Market

10:00am - 4:00pm |
Our brilliant Christmas Market returns for another year. Filled to the brim with amazing goodies made by our region's very talented local artists, designers and makers. Come along and see what Christmas gifts you can find for your loved ones (or just keep them for yourselves!)

Our brilliant Christmas Market returns for another year. Filled to the brim with amazing goodies made by our region's very talented local artists, designers and makers. Come along and see what Christmas gifts you can find for your loved ones (or just keep them for yourselves!)

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25
th
Nov

Beth Chatto Christmas Fayre

10:00am - 4:30pm |
Beth Chatto Gardens, Clacton Road, Colchester CO7 7DB 
An event with around 45 stalls selling locally sourced and crafted gifts, children’s activities and crafts, music, choirs, hot chocolate, locally sourced warming food, a children’s winter trail around the Gardens and a children’s Christmas story corner as well as entertainment from local singers.

Entrance to the Fayre is a suggestion donation of £1 for adults and 50p for children with proceeds going to Beth Chatto's chosen charities. The fayre is largely outside but undercover of the polytunnel so please dress appropriately and bear in mind that parking will be on ground that may be damp underfoot. 

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26
th
Nov

Vegan Christmas Fair

1:00pm - 6:00pm |
Firstsite
Lewis Gardens
Welcome to the first Vegan Fair hosted by Lotus Stray Rescue. There will be a variety of food, craft, gift, campaign and clothing stalls, and the Firstsite bar will be open

Welcome to the first Vegan Fair hosted by Lotus Stray Rescue. There will be a variety of food, craft, gift, campaign and clothing stalls, and the Firstsite bar will be open

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December

02
nd
Dec

St Osyth Christmas Market

11:00am - 3:00pm |
St Osyth Christmas Market

Join us for a afternoon of Christmas fun, we shall have your favourite princesses (available for photographs ) a selection of fab stalls, cakes, gifts and more . Lots of local companies selling some of their finest products. Amazing Christmas shopping all under one roof.

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02
nd
Dec

Secret Vintage Christmas World

10:00pm - 6:00pm |
TBC
It's a TWO day Christmas world of vintage, 3rd and 4th December.

It's a TWO day Christmas world of vintage, 3rd and 4th December... Shopping, music, entertainment, a bar and a salon area. PLUS make sure you subscribe to our mailing list to ensure you get invited to the launch party on the evening of the 1 December! www.secretvintageworld.com

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08
th
Dec

Christmas Shop 'n' Treat Evening

6:00pm - 9:00pm |
Clothes, gifts, toiletries, jewellery, candles, decorations, jams and chutneys, refreshments and cake! Medium readings, nails, reflexology bookable in advance.

Clothes, gifts, toiletries, jewellery, candles, decorations, jams and chutneys, refreshments and cake! Medium readings, nails, reflexology bookable in advance. Contact Diana or Nicola on 07790745690 or 07801 934013.

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22
nd
Dec

Crackers for Christmas

9:00am - 4:00pm |
Colchester Market is the perfect place to pick up all those last-minute bits before Christmas - stocking fillers, gifts, sprouts, chestnuts.

Colchester Market is the perfect place to pick up all those last-minute bits before Christmas - stocking fillers, gifts, sprouts, chestnuts.

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