Friday, 18 August 2017

What's On This Weekend

Fri- Archaeological Finds Quiz & Handling at the Roman Circus Centre 11-12 midday, free.

Fri- Friday Health Walk at High Woods Country Park 11am-12 midday, free.

Sat- Bee Safari Colchester Castle Park 2pm, free but must book at Ranger’s station.

Sat- Wivenhoe Farmer’s Market at the Congregational Church in the High Street 9.30-12.30pm.

Sat- Sunshine Pop Garden Party Music Festival at the Whalebone Inn 6-10pm, free.

Sat- Free Family Saturdays at Firstsite 11am-1pm & 2-4pm.

Sat- From Camulodunum to Colchester guided walking tour from Colchester Visitor Centre 11am, fee payable.

Sat- Guided tour of Colchester Roman Circus 12 midday & 1pm £3 (under 16s free).

Sat- Guided History Walk of Mersea, from West Mersea Museum 2.30pm, small fee payable.

Sat- Kids Club at Colchester Odeon 10am & 10.30am. This week’s screenings are “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul” & “Boss Baby”.

Sun- Classic & Vintage Car Show at Hedingham Castle 10am-5pm, fee payable.

Sun- The History of Castle Park Guided Tour 2.00pm, free but must book in advance at the Rangers Station in the Park.

Sun- Wivenhoe Annual Crabbing Competition. Registration at the Quay at 10.30am, £2 entry fee, competition starts 11am until 1pm.

Sun- Hat Check Honeys at Colchester Castle Park Bandstand 12 midday-1.30pm followed by the Harmonettes at 2pm finishing with Sid Bolan’s Big Band at 4pm. All free.

Monday, 14 August 2017

Maldon Smoke & Fire Festival Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th August Maldon Promenade

Click here for full info

Wivenhoe Annual Crabbing Competition Sunday 20th August


Colchester is hosting its very first Pride!
This will be a local community event full of fun, learning, shopping and of course PRIDE. 

Book your calendars, it will be on Saturday 19th August, and it will take place at Colchester's very own Firstsite.

Admission Fees

Available on the door, Cash only
Online purchase available soon
Adults:                    Before 3pm       £3
                                 After    3pm       £5

Juniors (11-17):   Before 3pm       £1
                                 After    3pm       £2

Children (under 11) : Free

Children and Juniors are welcome until 6pm.

Clacton Pier Armed Forces Weekend 23rd & 24th September



Come and join us for a fun packed weekend. FREE if you are in the military and bring your ID card. We are offering a family of 4 FREE wristbands for anybody has an active military ID. Here at Clacton Pier we appreciate the sacrifices that you make everyday to keep us all safe, this is our way of saying Thank You. We also have classic military vehicles on display!