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Discovering Art with Jevan Watkins Jones: Preview of his upcoming workshop at Firstsite

20th May 2024

Find out all the details about our limited series workshop Discovering Art with Jevan Watkins Jones in a special interview with the artist.

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Double the difference: Help families enjoy free creative, connected and carefree days out

8th March 2024

  We are delighted to be part of this year’s Big Give Arts For Impact campaign. This unique opportunity means any donations made to our Holiday Fun programme between 19-26 March – will be DOUBLED! Doubling your donation, means…

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BBC One’s Antiques Roadshow is coming to Firstsite!

29th February 2024

  Fiona Bruce and the Antiques Roadshow team will be back on the road this summer filming, and we are delighted that Firstsite has been selected as one of the locations for the series!

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Exhibition opening soon – David Lock: In-between Us

28th February 2024

  Open 23 March – 23 June 2024 The award-winning artist David Lock brings an exciting mix of existing work and new paintings to Firstsite in early spring for his first solo public exhibition.  The Colchester setting is also…

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Welcome area at Firstsite. 'Big Hello' (2018) Peter Liversidge. Photo by Jayne Lloyd.

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