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Sleeping Beauty
A Mercury Production

Wed 29 Nov 2023 - Sun 14 Jan 2024

The magical world of Sleeping Beauty is brought to life in this spectacular, fun-filled, family pantomime, led by Mercury’s award winning duo Dale...

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Looking For Me Friend – The Music of Victoria Wood

Thu 30 Nov 2023

‘The most feel-good show in town’ (Daily Mail) has served up nostalgia, music and laughter at Edinburgh Fringe, sold out venues across the UK and had...

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The Comedy Network (Dec)

Fri 01 Dec 2023

We are excited to welcome back Avalon Comedy for another evening with The Comedy Network. The Comedy Network is a monthly series of laugh out loud comedy...

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World Aids Day

Fri 01 Dec 2023

Mercury Theatre, in partnership with Colchester Pride and Terrence Higgins Trust, presents an evening of participation, remembrance, inclusion, information,...

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Colchester Farmer’s Market

Sat 02 Dec 2023

We will have a line up of stalls join us each month selling a range of products including: Essex honey, tray bakes and brownies, healthy snacks, sweet treats,...

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Jonathan Pie & Friends

Tue 12 Dec 2023 - Thu 14 Dec 2023

Join Jonathan Pie as he road tests brand new material for his forthcoming national tour. Pie will also be joined number of the countries best stand-up comics...

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Wed 13 Dec 2023 - Sun 07 Jan 2024

The world is a very big place, especially for a tiny baby penguin who is just finding his feet. The shimmering stars and glistening snow spin around our little...

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LATES – Cocktail Cabaret

Sat 16 Dec 2023 - Sat 16 Mar 2024

Join us for a night of championing local queer talent that promises to be entertaining, informative and supportive. Each month will add various splashes of...

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Colchester Christmas Evening Farmers Market

Sat 16 Dec 2023

Building on the success of the monthly Farmers Market, Suffolk Market Events are delighted to announce a special Christmas Evening market on the gorgeous...

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A Very Merry Christmas Carol Concert

Tue 19 Dec 2023

Our annual Christmas Concert is back! Join us for a jolly holly evening of seasonal songs, readings and magical performances from our Mercury team, including...

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Colchester Pride Film Night – But I’m A Cheerleader

Tue 16 Jan 2024

A naïve teenager is sent to rehab camp when her straitlaced parents and friends suspect her of being a lesbian. 1999, Comedy, (15), 92 mins Directed...

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My Fair Lady – Colchester Operatic Society

Thu 25 Jan 2024 - Sun 04 Feb 2024

Join the award-winning Colchester Operatic Society as they tell the story of Eliza Doolittle, a young cockney flower seller, who meets Henry Higgins, a...

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