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Colchester Castle Park


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Please remember to check with organiser as event details may be subject to change.

Aug
26
Sun
Grandslam 2018: Simple Minds, The Pretenders and KT Tunstall @ Colchester Castle Park
Aug 26 all-day

Global icons Simple Minds and The Pretenders continue to enjoy outstanding musical journeys and phenomenal worldwide success. They now come together on the same stage for the first time since Live Aid to present a unique opportunity to see both bands as they tour throughout the UK in 2018.

Celebrating new albums, Simple Minds and The Pretenders will perform their classic hits, that have made them such a distinctive part of our musical heritage, as well as new material at outdoor venues all over the UK in 2018.
Add to this ground breaking and exclusive tour, as very special guest,

KT Tunstall is confirmed to join the tour. Since taking time out and unleashing her new invigorated album this summer, KT was searching for the next chapter in her musical career. Bringing her unique style and warmth to a legion of loyal fans, as she enchants and engages with every song.

KT Tunstall promises to help Simple Minds & The Pretenders take GRANDSLAM 2018 by the horns and fans on a musical journey to remember.

A sensational line up of three unique artists making GRANDSLAM 2018 THE ticket of the year!

Prices are from:
£37.50 + booking fee (Bronze General Admission)
£45.00 + booking fee (Silver Enclosure)
£60.00 + booking fee (Golden Circle)

Golden Circle allows access closer to the stage than a Silver Ticket – this is the only difference.
Silver ticket allows access closer to the stage than a Bronze Ticket – this is the only difference.
Disabled Tickets can only be bought directly from ticketmaster.co.uk
Please read the T&C’s before purchasing a ticket.

Aug
27
Mon
Grandslam 2018: Simple Minds, The Pretenders and KT Tunstall @ Colchester Castle Park
Aug 27 all-day

Global icons Simple Minds and The Pretenders continue to enjoy outstanding musical journeys and phenomenal worldwide success. They now come together on the same stage for the first time since Live Aid to present a unique opportunity to see both bands as they tour throughout the UK in 2018.

Celebrating new albums, Simple Minds and The Pretenders will perform their classic hits, that have made them such a distinctive part of our musical heritage, as well as new material at outdoor venues all over the UK in 2018.
Add to this ground breaking and exclusive tour, as very special guest,

KT Tunstall is confirmed to join the tour. Since taking time out and unleashing her new invigorated album this summer, KT was searching for the next chapter in her musical career. Bringing her unique style and warmth to a legion of loyal fans, as she enchants and engages with every song.

KT Tunstall promises to help Simple Minds & The Pretenders take GRANDSLAM 2018 by the horns and fans on a musical journey to remember.

A sensational line up of three unique artists making GRANDSLAM 2018 THE ticket of the year!

Prices are from:
£37.50 + booking fee (Bronze General Admission)
£45.00 + booking fee (Silver Enclosure)
£60.00 + booking fee (Golden Circle)

Golden Circle allows access closer to the stage than a Silver Ticket – this is the only difference.
Silver ticket allows access closer to the stage than a Bronze Ticket – this is the only difference.
Disabled Tickets can only be bought directly from ticketmaster.co.uk
Please read the T&C’s before purchasing a ticket.

Aug
28
Tue
Grandslam 2018: Simple Minds, The Pretenders and KT Tunstall @ Colchester Castle Park
Aug 28 all-day

Global icons Simple Minds and The Pretenders continue to enjoy outstanding musical journeys and phenomenal worldwide success. They now come together on the same stage for the first time since Live Aid to present a unique opportunity to see both bands as they tour throughout the UK in 2018.

Celebrating new albums, Simple Minds and The Pretenders will perform their classic hits, that have made them such a distinctive part of our musical heritage, as well as new material at outdoor venues all over the UK in 2018.
Add to this ground breaking and exclusive tour, as very special guest,

KT Tunstall is confirmed to join the tour. Since taking time out and unleashing her new invigorated album this summer, KT was searching for the next chapter in her musical career. Bringing her unique style and warmth to a legion of loyal fans, as she enchants and engages with every song.

KT Tunstall promises to help Simple Minds & The Pretenders take GRANDSLAM 2018 by the horns and fans on a musical journey to remember.

A sensational line up of three unique artists making GRANDSLAM 2018 THE ticket of the year!

Prices are from:
£37.50 + booking fee (Bronze General Admission)
£45.00 + booking fee (Silver Enclosure)
£60.00 + booking fee (Golden Circle)

Golden Circle allows access closer to the stage than a Silver Ticket – this is the only difference.
Silver ticket allows access closer to the stage than a Bronze Ticket – this is the only difference.
Disabled Tickets can only be bought directly from ticketmaster.co.uk
Please read the T&C’s before purchasing a ticket.

Sep
2
Sun
The Tom Bowdidge Foundation Kapow Challenge Sep 2018 @ Colchester Castle Park
Sep 2 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Do you fancy a challenge?

The Tom Bowdidge Foundation brings you Kapow, a 2.5km or 5km run over inflatable obstacles. What better way to raise money for charity than navigating through obstacles.

For further information on how to register please visit their website.

Sep
15
Sat
Free Family Fun Festival Sep 2018 @ Colchester Castle Park
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join The Free Family Fun Festival for a great day out for all.

There will be bouncy castles, live music, a BBQ, a Tiny Tea Tent, a dog show and lots of free activities for all the family to enjoy.

Sep
16
Sun
Essex Classic Vehicle Show Sep 2018 @ Colchester Castle Park
Sep 16 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm

Are you a classic car and motorbike enthusiast? If so, this is the perfect event for you.

It is sure to be a great day out with over 200 vehicles attending and an entertainment arena featuring demonstrations. In addition to this there will be a large range of stalls including a bar tent as well as food and craft stalls.

Nov
5
Mon
King Coel’s Kittens Firework Show Nov 2018 @ Colchester Castle Park
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join King Coel’s Kittens for their 48th Fireworks Spectacular Show.

There will be entertainment, parade of the guy, lighting of the bonfire followed by a 20 minute fireworks spectacular lighting the sky over Colchester. Refreshments will also be available.

Tickets will be available via the link above or in person from the Visitor Information Centre.

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  • Park Opening Times

    1 April – 30 April
    7.30am to 8pm

    1 May – 31 Aug
    7.30am to 9pm

    1 Sep – 14 Sep
    7.30am to 8pm

    15 Sep – 30 Sep
    7.30am to 7.30pm

    1 Oct – 14 Oct
    7.30am to 7pm

    15 Oct – 31 Oct
    7.30am to 6pm

    1 Nov – 28 Feb
    7.30am to 5pm

    1 March – 14 March
    7.30am to 6pm

    15 March – 31 March
    7.30am to 7pm

  • Colchester 24

    Colchester 24 Book

    The Colchester 24 book is now available. In 1986, a group of photographers captured every day life in Colchester in 24 hours. 25 years later from noon 21st October to noon 22nd October, 200 local photographers captured another 24 hours.

    This book contains a number of the photos from 2011. A must for anyone interested in the history of Colchester!



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