‘Colchester Castle… squats sulkily at the entrance to Castle Park’

Events coinciding with home games in February
8 (& every Sat) Guided Walk from Camulodunum to Colchester
28 (to 31 Mar) Essex Book Festival
28/29 Chappel Winter Beer Festival
14 Essex Book Festival Colchester Weekend
14/15 Steam Gala
6-17 The Science of Archaeology
13 Bottle-feeding the Lambs
13 Day Out with Thomas the Tank Engine

to 26 Jan Digital Art in the Age of Computers
to 31 Jan Photography/Modernism Neil Ayling & William Mokrynski
to 16 Feb Adorn: Jewellery, the Human Story
to 23 Feb Photography International Garden Photographer of the Year
to 8 Mar Antony Gormley: Field for the British Isles
25 Jan (to 22 Mar) Digital Colour-Coded
25 Jan (to 19 Apr) Digital/Multimedia Afro Futures UK
8 Feb (to 19 Apr) Video Unboxing Alex Frost

What to see
You’ll find accounts of Colchester’s tourist attractions in Towns of Two Halves (and of 91 other places: order the book now for £8 from For additional information plus shopping, eating out etc there’s Visit Colchester. Links to Colchester attractions include:

Balkerne Gate
Colchester Castle
Colchester Mystery Treasure Trail
Colchester Natural History Museum
Colchester Zoo
East Anglian Railway Museum
Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve
Gosbecks Archaeological Park
Hollytree Museum
Lexden Earthworks
The Recreation