In this special, extended podcast – earthalujah! – the anti-consumerist preacher Reverend Billy, in a rare and exclusive interview – praise be! – lets rip. Come and see his fantastic show on tour throughout the UK in October, including at Colchester Arts Centre on Wednesday 25th October 2017. Amen!
What do you get if you cross a practical joker, a 34 year old child, and an Easter egg-obsessed film nut with 200 rowdy kids (and grown-ups) at Colchester Arts Centre on a Saturday afternoon? Answer: one ear-splitting hour of brilliant comedy mayhem. With absolutely no expectations we were really excited to find out what… Read More Comedy Club 4 Kids – 14/10/17 – Review
This was a back-to-front show with the end being at the beginning. It felt a bit strange to applaud something which hadn’t actually happened. We entered the performance space to see 5 people lying on the stage in Shakespearean-style costumes. They then got up and bowed, once and then again, and then again, and …..… Read More Figs In Wigs – 11/10/17 – Review
Colchester Arts Centre’s very first blog is a rare interview with legendary writer Alan Moore before he took to the stage at Colchester Arts Centre on Thursday 28th September 2017, alongside poet and musician MacGillivray.
Here’s the latest Colchester Arts Centre Podcast, live from the recent Alan Moore & MacGillivray gig…
Dingus Khan return to Colchester Arts Centre on Thursday 2nd November 2017. To celebrate their return they have also produced a new comic which will be available on at the gig. Here’s an excerpt.
Citizen Journalism is now officially underway at Colchester Arts Centre with a team of creative volunteers all set and ready to preview and review events here. For our latest podcast, journalist Anthony Clavane speaks with Sophie, Wendy, Nelleke and Ray about their favourite Arts Centre memories and their plans for this exciting new project.
An “insider’s” view… There was a real buzz outside Red Lion Books at 11.45 today (Saturday 16th September). The scene was set with Sarah Donaldson sitting outside at her spinning wheel. Was this a metaphor, I wondered, for the spinning and unravelling of the clues for the street hunt? She was then joined by our… Read More From The Chair’s Wife – Street Hunt – 16/09/17
We had the pleasure of chatting with Elaine Barker from Colchester Folk Club about the history of the much respected folk gig that’s hosted at Colchester Arts Centre, and her highlights from the new season. Our Box Office guru Bex Patch talks about the different fairs happening here before the year is out. Journalist Anthony… Read More Celebrating Colchester Folk Club and Fairs! – 15/09/17 – Podcast
Colchester Arts Centre hosted a Citizen Journalism workshop on 7th September 2017. This podcast was recorded later that night with Anthony Clavane, George Henry King, Molly Garlick, Jonathan Dadds, Neil D’Arcy Jones and Ben Howard talking about the opportunities around DIY reporting.