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Family Sing-a-long

Showing: Sun 25 Jul 2021 - Sun 28 Nov 2021

Come and sing your heart out at our monthly musical celebration! It’s unplugged and spontaneous: it’s just the piano, the pianist, the show-tunes and...

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Baskerville
A Mercury Production

Showing: Fri 30 Jul 2021 - Sun 22 Aug 2021

Baskerville: a Sherlock Holmes Mystery 40 characters. Five actors. One madcap adventure for the world’s most famous detective! Written by comedic genius Ken...

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Lates – The Femmes

Showing: Fri 30 Jul 2021

Oozing with Golden Age Hollywood Glamour, this trio of starlets whisk you back to the glory of the 1940s, take you through the years and bring vintage right up...

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Theatre Tours

Showing: Sat 07 Aug 2021 - Fri 22 Oct 2021

The Mercury has seen many famous faces perform on its stages since the theatre opened in 1972. Let us take you behind the scenes to explore the backstage...

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SEND Summer School

Showing: Tue 10 Aug 2021

This 4-day multi-sensory storytelling workshop is not to be missed! For young people with SEND aged 7-12, our multi-sensory workshops will get you up on your...

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Baskerville – Puppetry Workshop

Showing: Sat 14 Aug 2021

Delivered by our brilliant practitioners and local artists, we’re delighted to offer a special 90-minute creative workshop that explores and celebrates...

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Baskerville – Sound Design Workshop

Showing: Sat 21 Aug 2021

Delivered by our brilliant practitioners and local artists, we’re delighted to offer a special 90-minute creative workshop that explores and celebrates...

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SEND Party Nights

Showing: Fri 27 Aug 2021 - Fri 29 Oct 2021

Calling all young people with SEND – this is the night for you! Dance the night away and make new friends at our monthly, fun-filled party for people...

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Rock For Heroes

Showing: Fri 27 Aug 2021

Rock for Heroes music, laughter & a rockin’ night out! The incredible Rock for Heroes is back for 2021 bringing the perfect combination of your...

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Lates – Cocktail Cabaret

Showing: Fri 27 Aug 2021 - Fri 24 Sep 2021

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

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Grayson Perry – A Show For Normal People

Showing: Sat 28 Aug 2021

Despite being an award-winning artist, Bafta-winning TV presenter, Reith Lecturer and bestselling author, Grayson Perry is a normal person – and just like...

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Baskerville – 5 Minute Sherlock

Showing: Sat 28 Aug 2021

Delivered by our brilliant practitioners and local artists, we’re delighted to offer a special 90-minute creative workshop that explores and celebrates...

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Mercury Productions:

These exceptional, high quality productions are created by our talented team of theatre-makers operating behind the scenes here in Colchester. They mark the Mercury out as one of the leading producing theatres in the country.

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