Colchester Arts Centre, Colchester

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Colchester Arts Centre promotes a wide range of contemporary performing arts. It's the little church with the big attitude deep in the heart of Essex. Please note all people enter at their own risk, no allowance or compensation can be made for people leaving with their ideas and attitudes altered by the content of the building. Please note the building may also contain traces of nut.
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  • This is one of my favorite venues in Colchester. They host regular local and national bands, have an experimental theatre or cabaret night Wednesdays and a folk club Mondays. They also host comedians,...  more »
  • Fabulous evening of amazing music and dance. Being a salsa novice didn't matter. Amazing crowd if friendly welcoming people. Fabulous salsa dancing, group were amazing! Venue, what. An I say that hasn...  more »
  • I've been to a few metal gigs here now and every time i visit it's always a very nice experience. The staff are friendly and they always have something going on, comedy gigs and workshops for kids.  more »
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  • This was an old church and for any gigs you attend the sound is fantastic, almost like an amphitheatre. Also, its a small venue and because of this there is more chance of meeting those heroes of yours! Also, as far as the cost of band merchandise here, its quite a fair cost, tonight 1 t shirt was just £15, compared to £20 or quite a lot more. It is easy to get to, as there are sign posts pointing you in the right direction. There is parking opposite at the Saint Mary's car park at the top of Balkerne Hill, or there are other car parks within walking distance.
  • Great venue, looks nice, good acoustics for gigs, the two bars were well staffed and had a great selection of drinks. Only let down really was the toilet which was a bit shabby, smelled of sick and only had one working hand drier. Overall a good night out!
  • Great live music venue, exactly the right size and with good acoustics. Home of CAC Jazz Club
  • A great venue. Great atmosphere and some good mix of local artists and bigger acts if you keep your eyes on the schedule.
  • Good venue come here quite often for live bands and shows good beer selection

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