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Colchester Arts Centre

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variety of entertainment at this venue

Well worth booking up to see loads of entertainment from comedy to music plus all in between. Have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Larry G
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Colchester, United Kingdom
comedy night

we attended the Laughter zone which is normally on the first Friday of every month. we have not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gp343
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Colchester, Essex
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Colchester Arts Centre - the little church with the big attitude deep in the heart of Essex. Well that's how we describe it anyway. It sort of works, it at least gives a flavour of what we're about. Because just how do you describe a venue that can...more
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Church Street, Colchester CO1 1NF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth booking up to see loads of entertainment from comedy to music plus all in between. Have seen many shows at this venue, very high standard of performances.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Larry G
Reviewed 1 week ago

we attended the Laughter zone which is normally on the first Friday of every month. we have not been for a couple of years and fancied a night out This is where up and coming comedians come to perform, so you never quite no what...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Arts Centre is always an interesting place to visit though I havn't been for a fair few months! They usually have a lot of interesting things on. I was very fond of the place back in my years at the Institute. Always worth checking...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ChanWalrus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cool place to visit, loads of great gigs and shows on all the time! Always love to keep on top of what's happening here!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank amygreen8am
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A converted church...this venue is superb ! Acoustics are amazing. My favourite place to see live music in Colchester.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marion K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on Saturday evening to the Rock Band night, what a show, what a setting. Great sound and bands and bar just to the side. Best evening for quite a while. Will be back. Very reasonable entrance!!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dave C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Arts Centre is a great place to see a live act. Two bars are available to get a drink so that isn’t half bad either. Staff are always friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank hintonmranthonyh
Reviewed February 13, 2019

Really lovely event run by very friendly CAMRA members. Welcoming and a great time. Even if you don't like beer it's worth a visit

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HannahV1975
Reviewed February 12, 2019

We frequent the Colchester Arts Centre for kids theatre. It hosts a variety of shows which are informal, educational and a great way to introduce theatre culture to kids. The sitting area in front helps young kids enjoy a truly immersive experience. Staff are super...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank anaghashukla
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Nice staff, good music, great sound. Lots of different kinds of entertainment on. Great all round venue. Sound guy is awsome. Chris Secker Sound.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Gillian S
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Response from 473viviennew | Reviewed this property |
Hello, yes the wheelchair access is at both entrances to the building.
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Response from JadeStrikesBack | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the event, comedy shows they put metal chairs out but not for music.
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