Uni misses out on Colchester Monopoly space

By Alex Maxam

Colchester’s very own Monopoly board was released on Friday at the Mercury Theatre, however many are surprised to see that the University of Essex fails to make an appearance.

The university are among other sites in Colchester that are key to the town’s success failing to gain a spot on the board along with First Site. The arts and culture venue hosts an array of exhibitions popular with Colchester residents. Continue reading

Caravan Theatre hits campus

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SMALL VENUE: director Cassie Catchpole outside her eight-seat performance space

By Joeann Murphy

A 10-minute play put on in a caravan stunned Essex students last month with its frank approach to sexual harassment and consent. 

The Caravan Theatre was parked outside the university student centre – with room for an audience of eight for each performance of the short play, Can’t Touch This. Continue reading