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1 Wivenhoe Crabbing Competition, the Quay and Waterfront, Wivenhoe, Sunday, 11am to 1pm. £2 per person.

One of the most popular events in the estuary town’s summer calendar. Registration is from 10.30am with the competition starting half an hour later. As always it’s not the amount of carbs but the heaviest with first prize picking up £25, second £15 and third £10. People taking part should bring their own bait, buckets and lines but remember there’s no hooks allowed.

2 Street Photography Launch Party, Old Bus Depot, Queen Street, Colchester, 7pm. Free. 01206 500900.

Launched as part of the Colchester Arts Centre’s Street Hunt, where people find the names of local streets to win up to £10,000, this is a collection of beautiful images taken by service users of Beacon House, the local charity that offers help and support to homeless people, those in insecure accommodation and those at high risk of homelessness.

3 Colchester Pride, Firstsite Gallery, Lewis Gardens, Colchester, tomorrow, 11am to 9.30pm.

Now a worldwide phenomenon, this is the first event of its kind in Colchester, consisting of workshops, live music, a cabaret hosted by Colchester’s very own Alice d’Luminaire and of course a Rocky Horror sing-a-long.

4 Ardleigh Annual Horticultural Show, Ardleigh Village Hall, Station Road, Ardleigh, 2pm. Members free, non-members £1.

More horticultural treats on offer at this village’s annual show.

5 Peter Pan, Mercury Theatre, Balkerne Gate, Colchester, until August 26, 2pm and 6pm various days. £24 to £12 plus discounts. 01206 573948.

Just one more week to go to enjoy the Mercury’s all singing, all dancing, all walking the plank production which is not only big on adventure but also lots of laughs. As much a theatrical spectacle as it is a great story.