Firstsite, Colchester Events

Spread over 3,200 square metres on a landmark site bounded by the original Roman wall of Colchester, and set in extensive grounds, this new building includes purpose-built gallery spaces for major international exhibitions. It also features a display space to showcase works from the University of Essex's internationally important collection of Latin American art, extensive learning spaces for children, students and community groups, a destination bar/restaurant and a 190-seat auditorium suitable for film screenings, lectures and events. The building is open every day and into the evening, free to all.

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Past Events

Here are the most recent events we had listed at Firstsite, to give you a flavour of what goes on there:

  • Marina Warner
  • Colchester Film Festival 2017
  • Colchester Film Festival 2017
  • Oxide Ghosts - The Brass Eye Tapes + Q&A With Michael Cumming Michael Cumming, Lee Ashcroft
  • PS Ghana Orphanage Fundraising Ball And Auction
  • Jérôme Pollet
  • Stand Tall Auction
  • Neil Sands
  • Camulodunum
  • Firstsite

    • Lewis Gardens
    • High Street
    • Colchester
    • CO1 1JH

    Enquiries:
    01206 577067

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