There are a whole host of big names and familiar faces coming to Colchester next year.

From comedians to singing sensations there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Here is a list of who is taking to the stage throughout the year.

Spandau Ballet star Martin Kemp is bringing his Back to the 80s party to Charter Hall On January 28.

Stephen K Amos is bringing his Before and Laughter show to the Colchester Arts Centre on January 18. The show had to be rescheduled form January last year.

Katherine Ryan will be at Charter Hall on January 20 with her show Missus. The star of Netflix show The Duchess will be making a return to the stage with this tour.

Comedian and Doctor Who star John Bishop will be at Charter Hall on January 29. His Right Here, Right Now show is the performer’s eighth stand up tour.

Shazia Mirza will bring her show Coconut to the Colchester Arts Centre on February 12. The event has been rescheduled from April last year.

Comedian Jack Dee’s I’m Sorry I Don’t Have a Clue tour will be coming to Charter Hall on February 24.

Jason Manford will bring his show Like Me to Charter Hall on February 26.

Omid Djalili’s show The Good Times tour will be at Charter Hall on March 4.

Former Britain’s Got Talent winner Lost Voice Guy is bringing his show Cerebral Lolsy to Colchester Arts Centre on April 15.

Bob Moritmer and Paul Whithouse will be at Charter Hall on May 12 with their An Evening with Mortimer & Whitehouse.

Vocal harmony group The Overtones will be in Colchester for their 10th anniversary tour. They will perform at Charter Hall on June 2.

Simply Red will perform a concert in Castle Park on August 6 playing hits such as Holding Back The Years and If You Don’t Know Me By Now.

Band 10cc will be bringing their All The Hits & More show to Charter Hall on October 22.