Popular Smoke & Fire Festival Returns To Colchester in 2022

Things are really hotting up for the return of the popular Smoke and Fire Festival in Colchester Castle Park in 2022. An unforgettable weekend of food, smoke, fire, beer, cider, live music and more.   This alternative food festival promises to be a thrilling experience, showcasing award-winning chefs with live demos, real ale and cider…

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Simply Red To Play Colchester Castle Park

Simply Red are to play Colchester Castle Park in 2022! With over a billion hits on You Tube, and over 60 million albums worldwide, five going to number one in the UK, we couldn’t be more excited about Simply Red heading to Castle Park on Saturday 06th August, as part of their Summer 2022 tour.…

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Popular Colchester Food & Drink Festival Set To Return This Summer

Exciting news for Colchester’s Food and Drink lovers. The much loved Colchester Food and Drink Festival, is all systems go for June 26-27th 2021 in Lower Castle Park, Colchester.   The festival attracts over 10,000 people per day to Colchester’s Lower Castle Park in the centre of Britain’s oldest recorded town.   Don Quinn one…

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UK’s Largest BBQ Festival Is Coming To Colchester

Smoke & Fire Festival Colchester

Colchester Events Company have today announced that ‘Smoke and Fire’, the largest BBQ festival experience in the UK, is coming to Colchester for the first time in its four-year history.   The three-day event, in aid of Essex and Herts Air Ambulance, will take place in Colchester Castle Park on 20-22 August 2021.   This…

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Westlife Are No Longer Coming To Colchester

In a tweet by Westlife’s official account, the group have confirmed that their shows scheduled for June and July “must be cancelled”.   The group were due to appear in the Castle Park on Saturday 11th July as part of their “All the Hits Tour”.   The tweet continues “Those who have been on the…

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Discover Colchester’s Heritage for FREE

Colchester Castle

This year, Heritage Open Days is set to open the doors to over 30 historic properties across Colchester for FREE, including Colchester Castle on Saturday 8 September.   From 6-9 September and 13-16 September 2018 Colchester’s sites of significant historical and architectural interest will open their doors to the public at no charge. Other planned…

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