Colchester Arts Centre

St Mary's Church, Church Street, Church Street, Colchester
Essex, CO1 1NF
📞 01206 500 900

Colchester Arts Centre - A performing arts venue in the centre of Colchester.

Formed in 1984, Colchester Arts Centre's mission is to promote, stimulate and nurture a a diverse series of arts events of the highest quality, responding to specific needs within the local community and championing diversity and respecting the environment.

Why the community needs us

Colchester Arts Centre provides a place for people to come and experience a wide variety of live arts performances in a beautiful, atmospheric setting. Whether it be comedy, live music, theatre, dance or children's shows, we offer a place of acceptance and tolerance where people in our community can share and enjoy live performance. We also run a variety of arts projects for local and national artists as well as children's arts projects.

Our impact on the community

Our organisation provides a platform for artists to showcase new work as well as established performances to offer a variety of events which meet the interests of the community within which we sit. We enable our audiences to visit a unique performance environment and this contributes towards the positive benefits this can bring to our community.

Colchester Arts Centre projects

Our supporters

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Charity information

Colchester Arts Centre

St Mary's Church, Church Street, Church Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1NF
Tel 01206 500 900
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Registered charity no. 288652

Causes that concern us:
🎀   Arts
🎀   Culture & Heritage

Validated by:
Localgiving Foundation
Established in: 1984
Full time staff: 5
Part time staff: 20
Volunteers & helpers: 2

What your gift could provide


could contribute towards pre-performance artists workshops for young people


can help support our extensive programme of children's theatre


helps our Chairs campaign by buying one new chair for the theatre

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