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Essex is rich with history and a brilliant family day out can be found throughout the county. Britain's oldest recorded town – Colchester – features arguably the finest zoo in Europe, and seaside town Southend boasts the longest pier in the world, as well as a free admission family fun theme park, Adventure Island.

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Essex's first Caption Unit
Essex's first Caption Unit

The Mercury Theatre in Colchester, has become the first theatre in Essex to purchase a captioning unit. Awarded wit...

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Mercury Theatre's archives open to the public!
Mercury Theatre's archives open to the public!

This week,  Mercury Theatre’s archives are open to the public as part of a temporary exhibition in the D...

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