Firstsite is a visual arts organisation based in Colchester, Essex. Our mission is to make contemporary art relevant to everyone.

Firstsite
Lewis Gardens, High Street Colchester CO1 1JH
Colchester

Firstsite


Firstsite is a visual arts organisation based in Colchester, Essex. Our mission is to make contemporary art relevant to everyone.

Find us at...

  • Firstsite
  • Lewis Gardens
  • High Street
  • Colchester
  • CO1 1JH

Our family-friendly offer

Firstsite believes that everyone can enjoy and understand contemporary art by taking part.Creative sessions have been designed to encourage children and families to play and learn together.


Accessibility

Firstsite is fully accessible. Please contact +44 (0)1206 577 067 or info@firstsite.uk.net with any questions.

Our exhibition guides are available in large print format.

Assistance dogs are welcome. Hearing loops are accessible in our auditorium, Meeting rooms and Learning spaces. 

Disabled parking bays are available - allocated on a first come, first served basis, please telephone prior to your arrival so we can arrange for easy access to the disabled parking bays. 

We have level access throughout.

There is a wheelchair available on a first come, first served basis.


Our At-Home Activities

  • Home is Where the Art Is

    Stay inspired with Firstsite’s artist created activity packs, featuring contributions from UK artists including Antony Gormley, Gillian Wearing, Idris Khan, Jeremy Deller,&nb...

    3 - 16 years

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