Some of the events ending soon at first site Colchester here for your convenience! Come and support a local venue, running many activities for your families and friends.


Simon carter and Jevan Watkins Jones: Shore Lines

This is a collaboration of Carter and Watkins Jones, documenting their ‘shared experience of Essex and Suffolk coastline’. It consists of large-scale charcoal drawings of all their favourite places, like Walton-on-the-Naze and Languard Point. This exhibition is ending Monday 6th June so get in quick!


Keep Being Amazing

Also running until Monday 6th June is this exhibition of vibrant artwork celebrating ‘Holiday Fun’. This was launched in 2017 to hep children stay happy, healthy and creative as well as helping families socialise and interact. The show features artworks and visitor activities that represent the values of Holiday Fun, including works by Tracy Emin, Paula Rego and Oliver Beer. The artist Morag Myerscough has transformed the Living Room gallery into a ‘kaleidoscope of colour’, and the main space is used for inclusive visitor activities, perfect for all the family.


Video recording: Simon Carter Online Workshop

With tickets on a half-price sale at only £45, it’s an experience for lovers of Simon Carter’s work as you get a tutorial, using your very own window view. This is pre-recorded so once you have bought the experience you can get stuck in straight away! It’s designed for three separate sessions so you really get your money’s worth. Colchester Record Fair This record sale is taking place on Saturday 7th May and starting at 10am and is a treat for the ears! Spice up your walls with records as décor, or add to your extensive collections – maybe you’re even starting one! This fair is perfect for everyone, the sense of community among fellow record lovers is incomparable. With bargains and rarities on sale, it’s unmissable!