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BIG WOMEN take to the street!

26th April 2023

  During March and April, thanks to the generous support of our BIG WOMEN Media Partner BUILDHOLLYWOOD, we were thrilled to bring BIG WOMEN, Firstsite’s current exhibition celebrating the achievements of women in art, to the streets.

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We’re extending our opening hours!

17th April 2023

As the evenings grow longer, so do our opening hours! From 1 June 2023, our entire building including our galleries, café, bar and shop will be staying open late on Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays. There’ll be a wide variety…

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Firstsite Collectors’ Group Bursary Award Winners Announced

14th March 2023

Fifteen of Essex and Suffolk’s most exciting artistic talents have been recognised in the Firstsite Collector’s Group 2022 Bursary Awards.

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The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme celebrates it’s 20th Anniversary at Colchester!

15th February 2023

Celebrating it’s 20th anniversary, The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme returns to Firstsite for another year, showcasing the best of contemporary Japanese cinema.

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

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