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Boudicca: The Face of a Celtic World

Thursday 11 June 2020

6:00 pm

This event took place as a Facebook Live stream on 11th June 2020. Watch a recording of the talk above. A talk from historian and honorary fellow of the Department of History at The University of Essex, David Grocott,…

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Exhibition Opening Celebration: Tell me the story of all these things

Friday 27 March 2020

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please note this Exhibition Opening has been cancelled as a precautionary measure due to the current coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.

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Opening Celebration | Antony Gormley: Field for the British Isles

Friday 15 November 2019

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for the Opening of Antony Gormley: Field for the British Isles on 15th Nov 7-10pm and see this vast and iconic artwork unveiled at Firstsite.  Field for the British Isles which consists of 40,000 tiny individual terracotta…

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David Olusoga: Blackness, Britishness and the Windrush Generation

Tuesday 8 October 2019

5:00 pm

+ Q&A and book signing To coincide with the opening of Super Black, an exhibition co-curated with members of Colchester’s Black African and Caribbean communities, David Olusoga OBE, a British-Nigerian historian, broadcaster, film-maker and award-winning author, is coming to Firstsite…

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Adorn: Jewellery and Identity

Thursday 5 - Monday 30 September 2019

Come and learn about how objects have played a huge part in expressing identity and gender throughout history. There may also be the opportunity for some of your stories to feature in Colchester Museums’ displays and the brand new…

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Cultural Traffic

Saturday 18 February 2017

Firstsite is delighted to announce that it will be staging Cultural Traffic, a fair for counterculture material, alongside a day of performance, poetry, music and film, on Saturday 18th February. Free and open to all, the fair will feature over 40 dealers…

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