The best nights out in Peterborough this week

Peterborough’s pubs, clubs and bars have something for all tastes this week - country, blues, big band, 70s glam and rockabilly - and here’s where to find it.

Thursday, 9th May 2019, 1:41 pm
Lee Jackson at Spanglers Country Music Club this weekend.



Pizza Parlour and Music Cafe, Cowgate: Claudia - the singing waitress from 7pm to 10pm. Usually serving your pizza , the singer-songwriter will now serenade you all night.

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Steve Hooker


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.


Matt Howard

The Ruddy Duck, Peakirk: 8.30pm, £1

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


Live Music


The Crown, Lincoln Road: AMERICANA from 9pm playing modern Country Music covers from the 90s to today, free admission.

Peakirk Village Hall: The Peterborough Big Band present their Decade Show - with big band numbers from the 1930s to the 2010s, aided by singers Tony and Marie. Pickets cost £10 and you cab take your own food and drink . Tickets in advance can be booked by ringing Les on 01778348713 or emailing Brian at [email protected] .

Yard of Ale, Oundle Road, Woodston: Car Park Rendezvous

Burghley Club, Burghley Road: HOOKER.

Brewery Tap, Westgate: Karaoke Friday with resident DJ Rick Allen.

Blue Bell, Werrington: Live music every Friday.

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


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


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


Live Music

Spangler’s Country Music Club: The first visit of LEE JACKSON (pictured) to the Indoor Bowls Club, Burton Street. From 7.20pm-11.30pm and £5.50 on the door. More info from Jennifer 01733688324.

Yard of Ale, Oundle Road, Woodston: Undercover.

The Dog House, Westgate Arcade: From 7.30pm - 9.30pm there is live jazz, followed by (10pm to 2am) Eclectic Ballroom playing disco, funk,soul. Free entry.

Charters, Town Bridge: Steve Hooker (pictured) with stripped down blues band from 10:30pm.

The Crown, Lincoln Road: GLAM SLAM GLITZ from 9pm (Popular 70s Glam Rock tribute band, free admission).

Parkway Sports and Social Club, Maskew Avenue: Back 2 on stage from 7pm.

Burghley Club, Burghley Road: BLACKOUT UK.

St Firmins church, Thurlby,: Pennyless are in concert to start the launch of their new CD “Strange Dreams”. Doors 7pm , tickets including refreshments £10.

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


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


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

Pizza Parlour and Music Cafe, Cowgate: Resonate, an acoustic trio bringing you popular songs from 3pm to 6pm.

Charters, Town Bridge: Matt Howard (pictured) live in the bar from 3pm, free entry – family friendly.

Parkway Sports and Social Club, Maskew Avenue: Fools Gold Line Dancing from 7pm.


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: Monthly Quiz night 6:30pm – free entry, this month’s subject is sport.

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


Live Music

Pizza Parlour and Music Cafe, Cowgate: Jimmy Doherty from, 7pm to 10pm – a local singer and guitarist who gigs all over the city in many different bands. His huge repertoire varies across the decades giving a fantastic mix of music.


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


Live Music

Pizza Parlour and Music Cafe: 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.



Pizza Parlour and Music Cafe: Rockabilly night from 7pm to 10pm with Pagan who performs live rock ‘n roll from Elvis, Eddie Cochran, the Stray Cats, Matchbox, the Jets, Buddy Holly and more.


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.