The best pubs, clubs and bars in Peterborough for a night out this week

Janus Stark (pictured) will be strutting their stuff at the Burghley Club on Friday - just one of the big nights of live music in Peterborough this week.

Thursday, 30th January 2020, 11:55 am
Janus Stark are at the Burghley Club this weekend. Photo: Daniel Ackerley



The Solstice: Loco with resident DJs Luke & Jake ‘Roscoe’ Baines from 9pm with various Guest DJs throughout the evening from 9pm until 4am • Entry is free before 11pm.

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The Ostrich, North Street: EMBRACE - a place for the people by the people of the LGBTQIA+ community. 9pm until 2am.


Frothblowers, Werrington: Monthly Grub Club; bring something homemade to share with the gang.


The Ruddy Duck, Peakirk: 8.30pm, £1

Charters, Town Bridge: 8pm, free, £20 bar tab prize for winning team.

Friday Jan 31

Live Music

The Burghley Club, Burghley Road: All-round Peterborough punk legend, Gizz Butt, and his band Janus Stark (pictured). Also appearing THE TARA REZ BAND and I GOT SPIDERS First band at 8.30pm. Entry free to all.

The Yard of Ale, Oundle Road, Woodston: Retrolux.

The Crown, Lincoln Road: THE RETURNS from 9pm. Popular Peterborough band, playing Pop, Rock, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Indie and Modern covers. Free admission.

Blue Bell, Werrington: Live music every Friday. Tonight: Children Of The Revolution - first public gig of the year from probably the biggest and best covers band in the Boro! And in the big room so plenty of room to dance the night away!!

Charters, Town Bridge: Vinyl Night with Resident DJ Derek Gibson 8pm – free entry

Queen’s Head, Queen Street: Live music every Friday, from 7.30pm.

Peterborough Conservative Club, BroadwaY: ‘Brexit Party’ with entertainment by Ed Cox from the Thrillbillies - 8.30 to 11.30pm

The Brewery Tap : The Veltones live from 10:30pm – free entry.


The Solstice: Mischief - 3 rooms of music from 9pm with house & dance anthems in SolGarden + Club Classics and Essential R&B in The Solstice plus party anthems in Harry’s Bar Café. Resident DJs on the night include: Alessandro Vacca, Jake Baines & Robbie H. Entry is free before 10.30pm £5/7 after.

Special Event

Frothblowers, Werrington: A weekend tap takeover by new-ish local brewers Welland Brewery from Spalding.


The Falcon, Whittlesey: No Silence Sounds disco, 8pm

Saturday Feb 1

Live Music

Charters, Town Bridge: Charters Original Night with The Shambertans supported by Fred’s House 10:30pm – free entry.

The Crown, Lincoln Road: COSMIC RODNEY from 9pm. Popular Peterborough party covers band. Free Admission.

The Bluebell, Dogsthorpe: REPOSE from 9pm. Popular Peterborough band, playing Pop, Punk and Hard Rock covers. Free admission.

The Yard of Ale, Oundle Road, Woodston: Children of the Revolution.

The Burghley Club, Burghley Road: AMERICANA. From 9pm, free entry to all.

The Deeping Stage, Market Place, Market Deeping: Live music every Saturday.

Peterborough Conservative Club, BroadwaY: Detroit from 8.30 - 11.30pm.


Brewery Tap: Saturday Night Groove with Resident DJ Rick Allen bringing you a great selection of hits from across the decades, accompanied by videos on the large screen – 9pm – late, free entry.

The Solstice: Saturday Sessions - with four rooms of entertainment. There is Commercial Chart & Dance in the Solstice, House & Dance Anthems in the SolGarden, Pure Urban Flavas in the Lit Room & Party Anthems in Harry’s Bar Café. Entry is free before 10.30pm more after.

Mama Liz’s, Stamford: EHS – Funk / Hip Hop / Reggae / Groove – 9pm – Free

Special event

Blue Bell, Werrington: To celebrate the UK departure from the EU, all traditional British ales will be on offer at half price for the day.

Sunday Feb 2

Live music

Charters, Town Bridge: Two Lucky Pluckers live in the bar from 3pm – family friendly – free entry.

Frothblowers, Werrington: An hour of chilled acoustic tunes with Rob Bull from 3pm.

Brewery Tap: Oakham Mic Night 6pm, the area’s finest open mic night, complimentary drinks voucher for all performers

Special Event

Blue Bell, Werrington: Celebrate British Yorkshire Pudding Day with unlimited puds for all.


The Solstice: LIVE! HD! Sports throughout the day on the big screens followed by karaoke with a chance to win £250. Entry is free.

Carpenters Arms, Coates: 8pm


Blue Bell, Werrington: Free pub quiz starts 8pm prompt.

The Crown, Lincoln Road: Quiz Night, Maximum teams of four, Pub Quiz 8pm, Cash Bingo 9:30pm

Monday Feb 3

Live Music

Blue Bell, Werrington: Open Mic Night - Social, informal night of music and song; come and join in or just sit and enjoy. Run by local musician Stacey Lowth.


The Solstice: Monday Club - with live HD sports shown on the big screen.


Conservative Club: Quiz Night make a team of four starts at 8.30pm.

Solstice, Northminster: Poker, Texas Hold’em, every Monday, 7pm, all welcome.

The Ploughman, Werrington: CPL Bounty Hunter Poker plus access to DTD Finals. 13 week league, register by 7. 45pm for extra chips. Starts at 8pm every week.

Ex-servicemen’s Club, Fletton: Quiz, £2 per team of four and the winner wins a gallon of beer

Tuesday Feb 4

Live Music

Pizza Parlour and Music Cafe: Open mic session hosted by Anna Radford from 7pm to 10pm.


Charlie’s, Woodston: Karaoke every Tuesday from 7.30pm to 10pm called Some Mothers do ‘ave ‘em Night and welcomes the LGBT community of Peterborough.


The Solstice: TuesGay - Cambridgeshire’s biggest gay friendly midweek club night from 9pm until late.


Hungry Horse, Halcyon, Westwood: Quiz night and play your cards right,


The Rose and Crown, Thorney: Texas Hold ‘em Poker, membership and entry free, beginners welcome, 01733 270546

The Ostrich Inn, North Street: Texas Hold’em, from 7.30pm.

Conservative Club: Poker league, registration closes at 7.45pm.

Wednesday Feb 5


Frothblowers, Werrington: Free silent pub quiz, from 7pm to 8pm. Teams of 4 max. 3 prizes.

The Solstice: Starts with Rock’N’Roll Bingo and then it’s eyes down for the big cash prize, entry is £1 per person from 9pm.