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Music - Bands, Wed 21 Jun 2017

Colchester Arts Centre

Colchester Arts Centre

Colchester Arts Centre


Colchester Arts Centre


Church Street,


Organic Alex and Meelyhoops are joining forces to present a Summer Solstice Celebration: A Midsummer Night's Dream!

Inspired by Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, the atmosphere will be dreamy and magical with a woodland feel.
Want to get into character? Fancy dress is optional, but If you do want to dress for the occasion, themed outfits could be white; fairy-inspired; garland headdresses or inspired by love

Alex will be providing a delicious three-course feast of vegan, gluten-free, organic food. The menu will be announced when it is finalised!

Meely will bring an array of local talent to entertain throughout the evening. And of course there will be a hula-hoops for you to have a whirl on.

The line-up for the evening is as follows:

Grace & Lulu
Grace sings soulful covers, old and new, accompanied by Lulu on the Accordian.

Omar & Finn
A beautiful musical journey from ambient sounds to upbeat rhythms with the Hang-drum and Sitar.

King Kiwanda
King Kiwanda are a four-piece band from East Anglia with upbeat, world-inspired rhythms. Their blend of hip-hop, jazz and afro-folk will up the tempo after dinner!

Sheikha Bang Bang (DJ)
World-fusion music mixed with bass and beats guaranteed to get your feet moving and bum shaking.

LEX & LUX Fire Arts
Dynamic duo combining LED flow art, acro-balance and dance to mesmerise with their playful twist on circus performance.

Surreal Vision Photography
A dynamic photographer to capture the celebrations throughout the night.

Vegan drinks including ales, ciders, wines and soft drinks will be available from the bar.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 21 Jun 2017 18:00


Tickets are £25 (this includes all food, drinks are not included).
Children are very welcome: Under 14s tickets are £15 and under 3s are FREE

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Colchester Arts Centre Parking

The closest car park to the Arts Centre is St Mary's Car Park. Find out more about parking in Colchester.

By Public Transport

Many buses that come into Colchester Town Centre Colchester stop on Head Street and the High Street, which are both just a few minutes' walk from the venue.

The closest train station is Colchester Town Station, a 15 minute walk from the Arts Centre. Colchester North Station is a 20 minute walk away (follow the Fixing the Link walking trail) or only a 10 minute journey by bus.

There are bike racks at the Arts Centre.

Parking: with charge


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality