Firstsite

Firstsite
Lewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UE
  • Telephone 01206 577067
  • Opening times Tue – Sun 10am–5pm; closed Mondays (except Bank Holidays).
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  • Website www.firstsite.uk.net
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Firstsite is a visual arts organisation based in Colchester, Essex. Our mission is to make contemporary art relevant to everyone. Our integrated programme of work includes projects, exhibitions and publications by established and emerging artists, as well as extensive learning opportunities and artists' support initiatives.

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Events at this venue

There are 7 events at this location

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Bronze Age C. 3500 BC - 2018 AD

An exhibition consisting of a fictional Bronze Age presentation from a forgotten museum.

Wed 15 Aug

Free / 01206 577067

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 16 Aug

Free / 01206 577067

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 17 Aug

Free / 01206 577067

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 72 more dates until 28 Oct

Bronze Age C. 3500 BC-AD 2018

Sculptures, artefacts and other works made of bronze or from the Bronze Age period, presented as a fictional presentation from a forgotten museum.

Wed 15 Aug

Free / 01206 577067

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 16 Aug

Free / 01206 577067

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 17 Aug

Free / 01206 577067

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 71 more dates until 27 Oct

First Reformed

  • 4 stars
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 53min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Paul Schrader
  • Cast: Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried, Cedric Kyles, Philip Ettinger
  • UK release: 13 July 2018

Rev Toller (Hawke) is an ailing priest at a First Reformed Church in upstate New York, who becomes concerned about despairing parishioner Michael (Ettinger) and his wife Mary (Seyfriend). Schrader has a triumphant return to form in this searching and meticulous drama, with a career-best performance from Hawke.

Fri 17 Aug

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  • 19:30

Mon 20 Aug

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  • 19:30

Tue 21 Aug

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  • 19:30

Thu 23 Aug

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  • 16:15

Firstsite Holiday Fun | MAKE

Get making this Summer with Firstsite’s Holiday Fun! This summer Firstsite is offering MAKE, an opportunity to sculpt, draw and build a range of artworks based on the current exhibitions at Firstsite. MAKE will be running daily with new activities available each week. Most suitable for ages 4 – 11, but all ages…

Wed 15 Aug

Times vary / Free / 01206 577067

Thu 16 Aug

Times vary / Free / 01206 577067

Fri 17 Aug

Times vary / Free / 01206 577067

…and 14 more dates until 31 Aug

Not Yet At Ease

'Not Yet At Ease' is a new commission by Delhi-based Raqs Media Collective with 14-18 NOW. The exhibition explores the legacy of the First World War with immersive video and sound fragments invoking the letters and images of those Indian soldiers who were among the first to be diagnosed with PTSD.

Sat 29 Sep

Free / 01206 577067

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 30 Sep

Free / 01206 577067

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 1 Oct

Free / 01206 577067

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 111 more dates until 20 Jan 2019

Play It Again: The Art of Remaking

An exhibition featuring ‘remade’ objects, events and films, produced by artists and the public.

Wed 15 Aug

Times vary / Free / 01206 577067

Thu 16 Aug

Times vary / Free / 01206 577067

Fri 17 Aug

Times vary / Free / 01206 577067

…and 23 more dates until 9 Sep

Scott King: A New Life in Frigg

New work re imagining Britain as a 70s holiday camp.

Wed 15 Aug

Times vary / Free / 01206 577067

Thu 16 Aug

Times vary / Free / 01206 577067

Fri 17 Aug

Times vary / Free / 01206 577067

…and 16 more dates until 2 Sep

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