Upcoming Events

    Jun
    21
    Fri
    Lust for Life (Rock/Punk/New Wave)
    Jun 21 @ 9:00 pm – Jun 22 @ 1:30 am

    It all kick started in 1973 when CBGB & OMFUG opened in New York and artists such as Patti Smith, Ramones, Blondie, Television, Talking Heads, Heartbreakers, Richard Hell, Suicide, Misfits, Cramps all got their start in the influential bar. CBGB became the legendary birth place for punk rock in the US.

    At Twisters Bar, the above artists along with many many more have become a staple of our DJ sets since we opened.

    Lust For Life, with DJs Ben Howard & Sam Leppard, is a celebration of all things Rock/Punk/New Wave from both the US and UK scenes in the 70s/Early 80s.

    Join us for the launch of this night on Friday 21st June.
    Bar, and beer garden, opens at 5pm. DJs from 9pm.
    Free Entry All Night.
    June Drink Deals Available!

    Jul
    12
    Fri
    Twisters Bar’s BIG INDIE DISCO
    Jul 12 @ 5:00 pm – Jul 13 @ 1:30 am
    Twisters Bar's BIG INDIE DISCO

    Join us for night of tried and tested indie hits, anthems, and dancefloor fillers!

    Resident DJs Sam Leppard and Sean Rigby will be here on Friday 12th July for a full-on BIG INDIE DISCO.

    July drinks deals will be available and entry is free all night!

    Bar and Beer Garden opens at 5pm, DJs from 9pm – 1.30am.

    Jul
    20
    Sat
    The Twisters Soul Train
    Jul 20 @ 9:00 pm – Jul 21 @ 1:30 am
    The Twisters Soul Train

    Join us on Saturday 20th July for the return of Twisters Soul Train.

    All the big hitting soul tracks with added funk and disco from the golden age of Soul Train.

    DJ Dave Mansfield will also be throwing in rare funky cuts and tracks that you didn’t know you loved!

    DJs from 9pm – 1.30am, Bar and beer garden opens at 5pm.

    July drink deals will also be available all night.

    Oct
    4
    Fri
    Lust for Life (Rock/Punk/New Wave)
    Oct 4 @ 9:00 pm – Oct 5 @ 1:30 am

    It all kick started in 1973 when CBGB & OMFUG opened in New York and artists such as Patti Smith, Ramones, Blondie, Television, Talking Heads, Heartbreakers, Richard Hell, Suicide, Misfits, Cramps all got their start in the influential bar. CBGB became the legendary birth place for punk rock in the US.

    At Twisters Bar, the above artists along with many many more have become a staple of our DJ sets since we opened.

    Lust For Life, with DJs Ben Howard & Sam Leppard, is a celebration of all things Rock/Punk/New Wave from both the US and UK scenes in the 70s/Early 80s.

    Bar, and beer garden, opens at 5pm. DJs from 9pm.
    Free Entry All Night.
    October Drink Deals Available!

    Oct
    11
    Fri
    Good Vibrations: The Best of the 50s and 60s
    Oct 11 @ 9:00 pm – Oct 12 @ 1:30 am
    Good Vibrations: The Best of the 50s and 60s

    Good Vibrations returns to Twisters Bar on Friday 11th October!

    The 1950s and 1960s provided us with some of the greatest music ever recorded, so join us for a night of amazing tunes via DJs Sean Rigby and Sam Leppard, along with exquisite drinks and good vibes.

    Expect to hear the likes of Elvis Presley, The Beatles, James Brown, Aretha Franklin, The Rolling Stones, The Temptations, The Kinks, The Supremes, The Beach Boys, and many more!

    Bar and Beer Garden opens at 5pm.
    DJs from 9pm.
    Free entry as always!
    October Drink Deals available.

    Oct
    18
    Fri
    Caught By The Fuzz – Britpop Night at Twisters Bar
    Oct 18 @ 9:00 pm – Oct 19 @ 1:30 am

    Britpop Nights at Twisters Bar are all about celebrating the greatest music and releases from the Britpop era.

    On Friday 18th October we’ll be celebrating the 25th anniversary of the 25th anniversary of the release of Supergrass – Caught By The Fuzz.

    Join us to celebrate this album and all things Britpop.

    Also expect tracks from bands such as Elastica, Oasis, Pulp, Sleeper, Charlatans, Ocean Colour Scene, Kula Shaker, Blur and many more via DJs Sam Leppard and Sean Rigby.

    Bar and Beer Garden opens 5pm, DJs 9pm.
    October drink deals available.
    Free Entry!

    Oct
    26
    Sat
    Of All Time: A Night of The Greatest Twisters Tracks Ever
    Oct 26 @ 9:00 pm – Oct 27 @ 1:30 am
    Of All Time: A Night of The Greatest Twisters Tracks Ever

    This the night where our DJs play nothing but the greatest Twisters anthems ever to grace our decks!

    On Saturday 26th October, DJs Ben Howard and Sam Leppard will bring out all the genre-hopping, foot stomping, beam-banging, sing out loud anthems that have made Twisters Bar the home of great music in Colchester since we first opened our doors back in 1998.

    Not just that, it’s the weekend before Halloween so there’ll some classic spooky tracks lined-up should our DJs be approached on a trick or treat basis…

    Have a listen to our Of All Time spotify playlist for a sample of the music you’ll get to enjoy on the night.
    https://open.spotify.com/user/twistersbar/playlist/2k1yuiMmEUfhjuol9eGbBn

    October drinks deals will be available and entry is FREE all night!

    Bar and Beer Garden opens at 5pm, DJs from 9pm-1.30am

    Nov
    2
    Sat
    The Twisters House of Horrors
    Nov 2 @ 5:00 pm – Nov 3 @ 1:30 am

    Twisters Bar’s classic Halloween Party returns on Saturday 2nd November!

    Come and test your fears in our various rooms of horror!

    Gorge yourself at Twisters Bar and dance to the best spooky tunes with a Halloween edge supplied by DJ Sean Rigby.

    Be sure to dress to kill!

    Our bar and beer garden are open from 5pm! DJs from 9pm. Free Entry all night.
    November Drink Deals available too.

    Nov
    9
    Sat
    The Twisters Soul Train
    Nov 9 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 10 @ 1:30 am

    Join us on Saturday 9th November for the return of Twisters Soul Train.

    All the big hitting soul tracks with added funk and disco from the golden age of Soul Train.

    DJs Dave Mansfield & Ben Howard will also be throwing in rare funky cuts and tracks that you didn’t know you loved!

    DJs from 9pm – 1.30am, Bar and beer garden opens at 5pm.

    November drinks deals will also be available all night.

    Nov
    15
    Fri
    In The City: Chicago vs Detroit
    Nov 15 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 16 @ 1:30 am

    Twisters Bar are finding out which city has produced the greatest music on a series of nights celebrating the best music from cities in the UK and elsewhere.

    On Friday 15th November, DJs Sam Leppard and Sean Rigby will be playing awesome tracks from bands and artists that have originated from Chicago and Detroit to see which city has produced the greatest music. It’s a tough call for sure but our DJs have the answer.

    Come to Twisters Bar to find out!

    Bar and Heated Beer Garden opens 5pm, DJs 9pm-1.30am.
    Free Entry – November Drink Deals Available.

    Opening Times
    Monday - Wednesday: 5pm - 11pm
    Thursday: 5pm - Midnight
    Friday: 5pm - 1:30am
    Saturday: 5pm - 1:30am
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    Monday, November 18th, 2019 at 2:30pm
    Have you tried our November drinks deal cocktail? Gordon’s Pink Gin, Bubble-gum gomme & Crème de mure! A sweet twist on a classic! Available throughout the whole of November! https://t.co/IXdOmVXLb1 twistersbar photo
    Saturday, November 16th, 2019 at 2:30pm
    Keep it classic at Twisters with a Gin & Tonic. We are open till midnight. https://t.co/wiKiV34A3S twistersbar photo
    Saturday, November 16th, 2019 at 5:00am
    One week till Can You Dig It? The Alternative 90s Night at Twisters Bar! https://t.co/03UfGuErz7 twistersbar photo
    Friday, November 15th, 2019 at 2:30pm
    It’s time to try Magic Rock Brewing cannonball IPA! Cannonball is an India Pale Ale in the true tradition. Tropically fruity, resinous hops compete against a sweet malty backbone, while a rasping bitterness builds to a mouth puckering crescendo. https://t.co/NeOmQ36IsN twistersbar photo