The best places for a night out in Peterborough’s pubs, clubs and bars

Dizzy Miss Lizzys
Dizzy Miss Lizzys

Popular folk group Pennyless kick off a busy weekend of live music early with a gig at The Hand and Heart in Peterborough.


Members of Pennyless.

Members of Pennyless.

Live Music

The Hand and Heart, Highbury Street: Pennyless (pictured) go electric from 8.30pm.

Special event

Frothblowers, Werrington: History of the Ancient Order of Froth Blowers. Come and learn about the history of this ancient order established in the 1920s.

The Clear Cut duo.

The Clear Cut duo.


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.

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


The Ruddy Duck, Peakirk: 8.30pm, £1

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


Live Music

Yard of Ale, Oundle Road, Woodston: Carpark Rendezvous.

Peterborough Conservative Club: A wonderful new duo OBSESSION.

Blue Bell, Werrington: The One Eyed Cats with a glorious evening of live rhythm and blues, rock n roll, swing and good times covers.

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

Parkway Sports and Social Club, Maskew Avenue: Graham James will be performing in the Pullman Suite from 7pm.

Pizza parlour and Music Cafe, Cowgate: From 10pm through to 12.30am enjoy some late night jazz on the big screen.


Charters, Town Bridge: Indie Night with DJ Anthony Thornhill. An evening of indie tunes old & new where guitar & beats come together to provide your ultimate Friday night 9pm – late, 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.

Sawtry Club: Rock and roll night, 8pm to 11.30pm


Charters, Town Bridge: Karaoke Friday - Disco & Karaoke with resident DJ Rick Allen - 9pm – Late, free entry.

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


Live Music

Charters, Town Bridge: The Dizzy Miss Lizzys (pictured), are the No1 Peterborough band for Beatles covers & high quality Rock. This foursome are guaranteed to have you singing and dancing the night away. 10.30pm – free entry,

Spangler’s Country Music Club: Clear Cut (pictured) return to the Indoor Bowls Club in Burton St, Peterborough. The entertaining father and son duo will be performing between 7.30pm and 11.30pm and tickets are £5.50 on the door.

Peterborough Conservative Club: Making a welcome return to the stage is JIMBOB DUO.

Parkway Sports and Social Club, Maskew Avenue: Paul Copestake will be performing in the Pullman Suite from 7pm.

Pizza parlour and Music Cafe, Cowgate: From 10pm through to 12.30am enjoy some late night jazz on the big screen.


The Lightbox, Bridge Street: Eclectic Ballroom with the best of soul, disco and funk from 9pm to 1am.

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 Commerical 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: Vintage Video Games - Play your choice of vintage favourites on a 7 foot screen with mega sound! Play alone, against friends, or test Mike the Gaming Guru.


Carpenters Arms, Stanground: 4pm

Geneva Bar, Geneva Street: Kushty Karaoke, 9pm to 2am, free

Voodoo Lounge, Stamford: DR Gumbo’s Soul Funk Stew – Funk N Soul N Cheese N Roll – 9pm – Free


Live Music

Frothblowers, Werrington: An hour of acoustic music from the fabulous Meg McPartlin, starting at 3pm.

Charters, Town Bridge: Division are a Cambridgeshire acoustic duo who will round off your weekend with a great selection of acoustic hits, suitable for all 3pm – free entry.

Parkway Sports and Social Club, Maskew Avenue: Steve Lovett will be performing in the Pullman Suite from 7pm.

Pizza Parlour and Music Cafe, Cowgate: Come along and listen to Anna & Jimmy who only recently became a duo playing all your old and new favourites from 3pm to 6pm..


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


Charters, Town Bridge: Charters monthly themed quiz, this months theme is film, teams up six can join in free entry with a £20 bar tab up for grabs 6:30pm start.

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 11th

Live Music

Pizza parlour and Music Cafe, Cowgate: From 10pm through to 12.30am enjoy vintage singer and entertainer Hayley Di Rito.


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

The Blue Bell, Werrington: A new weekly activity every Monday from 7pm – Beer Pong; Go along for some practice before the tournaments start.


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

Black Swan, Farcet: Every Monday, £1, max team of five, 8pm


Club Caliente, Parnwell: Salsa and Bachate with Leandro Charanga, 7.45pm, all levels welcome, two classes £7, 1 class £5, social dancing £3 , 07805662098


Live Music

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


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.


Live Music

Pizza Parlour and Music Cafe, Cowgate: The entertainment from 7pm to 10pm comes from a Latin Jazz Duo adding something special to your Wednesday jazz evening.

Spoken Word

Charters, Town Bridge: Drama on Tap’s spoken word open mic returns to the Tap Room. Doors open 8pm, performances start at 8:30pm – free entry.


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

The Draper’s Arms, Cowgate: Cash prize quiz - starts 8pm. Maximum team of six, £1 per team member.

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.


Elm Tree Tavern, Garton End Road: Poker night, every Wednesday 8pm start, new beginning, £2 entry.