Late Lounge @ Firstsite


Late Lounge @ Firstsite

Friday 05 April - Friday 06 December 2024


Loula Yorke

Stitch & Bitch

James Domestic

Late Lounge event at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd.

Late Lounge event at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd.

Late Lounge event at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd.

Join us for late cocktails and strange happenings in our late night lounge. Ambient DJ’s create a sonic backdrop to a bizarre, surreal and at times truly mystifying collection of performances.

Relax and enjoy our bar, our building and amazing music and performances throughout the evening.

There is some seating which is provided on a first come first served basis.

This event is suitable for ages 18+.


Line Up – Fri 1 Mar

Loula Yorke (Live Set)

The Abominable Mr Tinkler (Live Set)

Stitch & Bitch (DJ Set)

Performances from James Domestic and The Unmistakable Scent of Leopard

+ Guests! (TBC)


As daffodils dot the landscape, and days become longer, celebrate the arrival of Spring with the Late Lounge @ Firstsite, where our incredible local Djs, including award-winning composer Loula Yorke and The Abominable Mr Tinkler, will put on a party that is sure to pull you out from that winter hibernation.

Throughout the night, listen to Colchester’s craft queens Stitch & Bitch performing house DJ duties. Enjoy poetry and comedy performances from local artists James Domestic and The Unmistakable Scent of Leopard.


About the artists


Loula Yorke

Loula Yorke is an award-winning composer, improviser and live performer working primarily with a modular synthesiser. Loula’s dynamic and ever-fluid practice draws a line between composition, action and performance art.

Find out more about Loula Yorke here


The Abominable Mr Tinkler

Legendary Colchester Breakcore act! Chopped up beats and bleeps that would make Aphex Twin have to go off for a quiet lie down.

Find out more about The Abominable Mr Tinkler here


Stitch & Bitch

Notorious local art botherers S&B Colchester regularly host textile art & craft workshops and occasionally make Spotify playlists. They’ll be bringing chill vibes and possibly doing some knitting.

Find out more about Stitch & Bitch here


James Domestic

Spoken word from the Suffolk based musician and writer.

Find out more about James Domestic here


The Unmistakable Scent of Leopard

They’re back! Colchester’s surreal comedy troupe return for a scaled down version of their HyperBowl show – think Shooting Stars on psychedelics.

Find out more about The Unmistakable Scent of Leopard here


Line Up – Fri 5 Apr

John Callaghan (Live Set)

DJ Ben Howard (Balearic Beat Set)

Leechbook (Live Set)

Aria Close

+ Guests! (TBC)


Line Up – Fri 3 May

Experimental Sonic Machines

+ Guests TBC

Ticket prices:

All tickets £10

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Dates and times

Friday 05 April 2024 | 8:00 pm

Friday 03 May 2024 | 8:00 pm

Friday 07 June 2024 | 8:00 pm

Friday 06 September 2024 | 8:00 pm

Friday 04 October 2024 | 8:00 pm

Friday 01 November 2024 | 8:00 pm

Friday 06 December 2024 | 8:00 pm

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