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Kids and Family

Every Wednesday – Toddle Waddle A free walk for parents and toddlers through the woodlands. High Woods Country Park

Every Thursday – Big Garden Volunteering Learn how to grow fruits and vegetables. High Woods Country Park

Every Saturday – Family Games Free art-designed games for families with children aged 4 – 11 years. firstsite

Music

Every Saturday to 12/01/13 – Brownes BootCamp 9am Start 1st Session FREE Come down and have fun at our bootcamp. All abilities and ages. Get fit feel good and most importantly enjoy Lexden Park, Colchester CO3 3UF

22/01/13 – London Klezmer Quartet Klezmer – A Living Tradition (£8/£5 concs) The London Klezmer Quartet presents pre-war Jewish Eastern European music. 8pm- 9.30pm Box Office:01206 873261 Lakeside Theatre, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ

23/01/13 – Century 21 & MXD Two ensembles come together for an evening of 21st century, Film and TV Music £4 7:30PM 01206 712999 Colchester Institute

24/01/13 – Symphonic Wind Orchestra and Brass Ensemble Our fabulous Symphonic Wind Orchestra and Brass Ensembles present an evening of classical delights £8/£6 7:30PM 01206 712999 Colchester Institute

24/01/13 – Ken Colyer Legacy New Orleans Jazz Band An evening of Traditional Jazz Harwich Electric Palace

25/01/13 – Being ‘Other’- The Holocaust on Stage Short performances and video screeningss relating to the Holocaust. 7.30pm – 9pm (£8/£5 concs)Box Office:01206 873261. Lakeside Theatre, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ

31/01/13 – The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber – Variations An evening celebrating the Music of Andrew lloyd Webber featuring professional musicians. £8/£6 7:30PM 01206 712999 Colchester Institute

14/03/13 – The New Orleans Z’Hulus Welcome return of this Jazz Band from the Continent Harwich Electric Palace

11/04/13 – Hugh Rainey Jazz Band An evening of traditional jazz with this popular East Anglian based band Harwich Electric Palace

16/05/13 – The Tendring Thunderbirds An evening of traditional jazz with this popular Essex based band Harwich Electric Palace

13/06/13 – The Sussex Jazz Kings An evening of traditional jazz with this popular band from Sussex Harwich Electric Palace

05/07/13 – Grand Summer Ball Black tie dinner dance in aid of Stepping Stones Play & Learn Group (integrating special needs) 4 course meal & drinks £45pp Stoke By Nayland Hotel

18/07/13 – The Spike Heatley Trio plus Art Themen Led by Spike Heatley on double bass and featuring British saxophonist Art Themen Harwich Electric Palace

22/08/13 – The Bohem Ragtime Jazz Band Return of this popular and entertaining band from Hungary. Harwich Electric Palace

28/02/14 – Rags, Jass and Hokum Performed by Keith Nichols, Julian Vincent and Tim Huskisson Harwich Electric Palace

Other

21/01/13 – Twilight Zone Cafe: ‘The opposite of art is indifference’ – How can the arts respond to the Holocaust? East 15 Acting School’s Andrea Brooks gives an introduction to the main theme of Holocaust Memorial Week 2013. 6.30pm-8pm Love Bistro, The Minories, 74 High Street, Colchester

21/01/13 to 24/01/13 – Wo ist das Vogelchen (Watch the Birdie!) Artist Martha Maversham will be creating a participatory artwork that evolves through the week. 21st, 22nd & 24th Jan. Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall, University of Essex, Colchester, CO4 3SQ

22/01/13 – Department of Literature, Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS) Open Seminar (Free) Dr Nina Fischer talks about Daniel Mendelsohn’s ‘The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million. 5pm-6.30pm LTB 10, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ

23/01/13 – Dora Love Prize 2013: Building Bridges – Fostering Future Entry Performances from Essex and Suffolk schools and the presentation of the Dora Love Prize 2013. 7.30pm- 9.30pm (Free) Lakeside Theatre, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ

24/01/13 – Can there be Art about Auschwitz? Antony Penrose, Robert Priseman, Bill Smith and Prof. Schulze explore art & understanding the Holocaust,7.30pm-9.30pm(Free). Lakeside Theatre, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ

26/01/13 – Film Screening: Shoah (Free) Lanzamann’s 9.5 hour remembrance of the Holocaust with testimonies from survivors, witnesses and perpetrators. 9.30am- 9pm LTB 10, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ

29/01/13 – Cosmetic Surgery Open Evening Book a place at Oaks Hospital’s FREE cosmetic surgery open evening if you are considering surgery and to find out more. Oaks Hospital, 120 Mile End Road, Colchester CO4 5XR

08/02/13 – Barrull, a Flamenco Legacy Explosive flamenco dancer Jairo Barrull presents his new show at the Quay Theatre Sudbury on the 8th February 2013 at 7.30pm The Quay Theatre, Quay Lane, Sudbury Suffolk, CO10 2AN

02/03/13 – The Colchester Craft, Vintage & Gift Fair A great mix of over 30 stalls selling fantastic handmade & household items & vintage fashion, gifts & more in a new venue. St John’s Church Community Centre, St John’s Close, Colchester. CO4 0HP

Outdoors and Fitness

Every Thursday from 5-9 Almo Gregor ( from rifle optics world) giving lecture about rifle scopes and demonstrating the Top rifle scopes for AR-15.

Every Monday – Colchester Historical Dance Keep fit and touch base with your inner Tudor. Colchester Academy

Every Monday – Café Milonga Argentine tango lessons. The Qube (contact Anglotango)

Every Tuesday – Salsa Party Join us for the workshop. The Qube (contact The Latin Rhythm)

Every Tuesday to 30/11/99 – Zumba Fitness Simply put, it’s Latin Dance Aerobics! Get fit the fun way…Ditch the workout and join the Party! Colchester Institute, Sports Hall

Every Tuesday to 24/07/12 – Zumba Fitness Simply put, it’s Latin Dance Aerobics! Get fit the fun way…Ditch the workout and join the Party! 6:30-7:30pm (except 26/6) Colchester Institute Sports Hall

Every Wednesday to 30/11/99 – Zumba Fitness Simply put, it’s Latin Dance Aerobics! Get fit the fun way….Ditch the workout and join the Party! 7:30pm-8:30pm, £5 Wix Village Hall, Harwich Road, Wix

Every Thursday – Salsa lessons For all levels. firstsite (contact The Latin Rhythm)

Every Sunday – Salsa lessons For improvers and intermediates. La Tasca (The Latin Rhythm)