The Colchester Garden Festival Returns for 2023

The annual event, from Our Colchester BID, featuring impressive installations, workshops, and activities in this month-long event celebrating the environment, green spaces, and gardening returns.  The Colchester Garden Festival is an annual event held in Colchester City Centre, promoting Colchester’s…

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Oh What a Lovely War Announces Cast For 60th Anniversary Tour

Blackeyed Theatre has announced a major revival of Oh What a Lovely War to mark the 60th anniversary of Joan Littlewood’s epic anti-war musical. A cornerstone of modern musical theatre and one of the very greatest stage satires, Oh What a Lovely…

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Mercury Theatre Announces Further Casting For Festive Productions

The Mercury Theatre in Colchester has today announced further casting for their upcoming productions running over the festive season. Back by popular demand, Sasha Latoya will return to the Mercury Theatre for the third winter in a row to play…

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New PPD Cohort Confirmed For Mercury’s Career Enhancing Programme

We are thrilled to announce our Playwrights, Producers and Directors cohort for our 2023/24 programme. This follows a hugely successful year offering support and development to their talented 2022/23 alumni. Creative Director of Mercury Theatre, Ryan McBryde, said: “The success…

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The City centre has new vital lifesaving equipment available for staff and the public

The City centre has new vital lifesaving equipment available for staff and the public through Safer Streets Funding Colchester City Council and Our Colchester BID have secured and distributed 15 Emergency Bleed Kits. The kits will be available for the public…

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Full Cast Announced for Derren Brown’s Unbelievable

Internationally acclaimed psychological illusionist Derren Brown is thrilled to announce his first-ever cast for his brand-new show UNBELIEVABLE, which opens at Mercury Theatre Colchester on 28 July 2023 prior to its run in London’s West End at the Criterion Theatre.

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Creative Young Minds of Colchester – Design Competition Open

Arts & education join forces to bring youth voices to the front.

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