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

Events coinciding with home games in August
17 Kids Run the Railway!
17 West Mersea Regatta
17 (& Sats to 30 Nov) Guided Walk: Camulodunum to Colchester
22/23 Clacton Air Show
24/25 History Comes Alive!
24/25 Wine & Cider Festival
24-26 (& 26 Oct) Days Out with Thomas
24-27 Coggeshall Flower Festival
3-7 Chappel Beer Festival
7 Invasion Colchester 2019
21 Prosecco Festival
21 Heritage Open Day: St Peter’s
19 Stamp & Postcard Fair
19/20 Mind, Body, Spirit Festival
26 OktoberFest
26 Record Fair
26/27 NSPCC Book Fair
16 Georgian Gems & Gin

to 15 Sep And What Came of It?: Women’s Rights
to 6 Oct Airborne 75
to 17 Nov Visual Feast
to 16 Feb 2020 Adorn: Jewellery, the Human Story

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