Enjoy freshly made hot meals for all the family over the Summer Holidays at Firstsite’s canteen in Colchester town centre.
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and tap on the yellow ‘View our Menu’ button to see the meals for the week.
Meals are free for families that qualify for benefits-based free school meals, or those that require additional support during the school holidays.
Meals are available for children and their caregivers, we ask that caregivers stay on site throughout the meals.
Relaxed dining area
We offer an area to one side of our canteens which is quieter and more private, with a range of sensory toys. Any family that would prefer to have their lunch in the relaxed area can email [email protected] or speak to us on the day
How to book
Advance booking is essential. Early bird tickets are avaialbe from 15 October. More tickets are available three days before each session. Please note that bookings close at 9am on the day of an event.
Bookings can be made by selecting a date at the bottom of this page, or by calling 01206 713 700. Spaces are limited, offered on a first come, first served basis.
If you or your child feels unwell on the day of an event, we ask that you please don’t attend. You can cancel your booking by calling 01206 713 700.
We have put measures in place to provide a safe and fun experience for everyone. Find out more about our safety measures
How to get to Firstsite Canteen
Please note there is no parking available at Firstsite, however there are car parks nearby, and Colchester Town Centre is well serviced by public transport. How to get here
If you can no longer attend your booking….
Please let us know as soon as possible if you can’t attend your booking calling 01206 713 700. If you contact us 24 hours before the event your space can be made available for another family. Thank you!
Dates and times
Monday 25 October 2021 | 11:45 am
Monday 25 October 2021 | 1:00 pm
Tuesday 26 October 2021 | 11:45 am
Tuesday 26 October 2021 | 1:00 pm
Wednesday 27 October 2021 | 11:45 am
Wednesday 27 October 2021 | 1:00 pm
Thursday 28 October 2021 | 11:45 am
Thursday 28 October 2021 | 1:00 pm
Friday 29 October 2021 | 11:45 am
Friday 29 October 2021 | 1:00 pm