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Mining for memories: A day in the Essex Record Office

On 6th July, our Mercury Voices received a guided tour of the Essex Record Office, the eventual home of the Mercury Voices project materials. Monica, one of the volunteers, describes the day: Early July. A hot, sticky summer’s day outside.…

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Mercury hosts Cultural Feast at local Food & Drink Festival

On 24 & 25 June, the Mercury Theatre hosted a celebration of diverse arts and culture as part of Colchester’s Food & Drink Festival. The event, which took place in lower Castle Park, was funded by Big Lottery’s Celebrate England…

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Make-up Workshop and Exhibition Shows How Creativity Transcends Age

See the final portraits in our Digby Gallery exhibition, until Monday 3 October. Free entry from 10am Mon-Sat. “We all know the major characters in Shakespeare’s plays, but what of the supporting roles?” This was the question make-up artist Mel…

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