Colchester Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in Colchester? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in Colchester with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in Colchester and the area.

This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Colchester, featuring the best of things to do in Colchester – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Colchester fundraisers and charity events.

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Colchester Film Festival

7 November @ 7:00 pm - 12 November @ 10:00 pm


Colchester Film Festival 2022 is a week long event taking place at Firstsite Colchester.

The festival is screening a programme of some of the best new feature films from around Europe, alongside a series of master-classes from some of the UK’s finest filmmakers, and networking events for budding filmmakers.

We’ll be joined by film director Mike Leigh (Secrets & Lies, Happy Go Lucky & Mr Turner), director and producer Anthony Fabian (Mrs Harris Goes to Paris, Skin), screenwriter Deborah Moggach (Pride of the Prejudice, Tulip Fever, Best Exotic Marigold Hotel), and Academy award winning director Chris Overton and BAFTA award winning Caroline Bartleet.

For a full list of events and tickets please visit our festival website


7 November @ 7:00 pm
12 November @ 10:00 pm


Firstsite Cinema
Colchester, CO1 1JH Colchester
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