Off-Campus Events

Summer Break Information 2016 Colchester


A number of events take place in the local area over the summer period and we have gathered some of them together for you here, as well as some information about local services. 


Events in the Colchester area

A wide range of summer events around Colchester

There are also events happening close to campus in Wivenhoe


Festive Fun in the Wider Essex Area

For details about summer events further afield in Essex please see the Visit Essex website.


Other events - London

For those who are willing and able to travel further afield there are thousands of events happening all over London. Here are some good links to get you started:

International Student Meetup

Time Out London:

Visit London:




Religious groups                                

See the Multi-faith Chaplaincy Centre website for contact details of faith groups on campus and for a list of churches in Colchester.



Tourist Information -

Colchester Arts Centre -

Charter Hall, Colchester -

Mercury Theatre, Colchester -

The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich -

The Quay Theatre, Sudbury -

Civic Theatre, Chelmsford -

Rollerworld, Colchester -

Ten Pin Bowling, Colchester -

Odeon Cinema, Colchester -

Colchester Zoo -