Colchester Leisure World offers the community a wide range of facilities to suit all tastes, interests, abilities and ages with a friendly accessible service for the whole family to enjoy. There is also Ten Pin Bowling, the finest RollerSkating rink in Europe and a wealth of Gym and Fitness clubs.
Colchester is also a very musical town with music of most genres being performed in pubs, bars, theatres and churches. Colchester is also the home of signal, media arts which provides media production courses. If also showcases an international short film festival in October.
Outside Colchester, art and craft can be found in several locations such as the Dedham Art & Craft Centre and Mistley Quay Workshops (with tranquil lunches and estuary views). In truth, there is always something art related on and quite often it’s not even in a gallery.
Colchester is also home to one of the finest Zoo's in Europe due to a constant programme of development and has won the coveted “Large Visitor Attraction of the Year” Award and the “Sustainable Tourism Award” for its efforts in recycling and green practices from the East of England Tourist Board.
With over 260 species to see, set in 60 acres of beautiful parkland and lakes, Colchester Zoo is well worth a visit. There are over 50 daily displays, an undercover soft play area, 4 adventure play areas, 2 road trains and much more, Colchester Zoo promises everyone a great day out!
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