Welcome to our competition page. Simply follow the instructions below for your chance to win some fantastic prizes.

Please note, all competitions and prize draws are subject to terms and conditions. We collect your personal data to enable us to process your competition entry. We will never share personally identifiable information with third parties for promotional purposes and will ensure your data is kept secure. We will keep your information on record for 1 month after the competition closing date. For further information about how your data is used and stored, please visit the Colchester Borough Council website.

Good luck!


Be in with a chance to win a pair of tickets to Colchester Castle’s new escape experience!

The lucky winner and a friend will explore the mysterious goings on that have caused several members of staff to go missing. Fingers crossed they can solve the puzzles and crack the clues to break THE SERPENTS CURSE.

To enter simply fill in our short form. Entries close at midnight on Wednesday 30 October and the winner will be announced the week after.

Click here for full terms and conditions.

What’s On


Discover something new in Colchester.

Browse the diary to find fun, family-friendly events all year round. 

Exhibitions + Displays

Our programme aims to showcase the variety of the collections from art to archaeology, costume to clocks. 

Browse the diary to find out what you can see across Colchester Museums.

Where will your adventure start?