Upcoming Events

    Sep
    16
    Sun
    The Twisters Soul Train
    Sep 16 @ 9:00 pm – Sep 17 @ 1:30 am
    The Twisters Soul Train

    Join us on Saturday 16th March 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, but join us from 5pm to sample some great cocktails and beers to get you ready to hit the dance floor!

    March drink deals will also be available all night.

    Nov
    16
    Fri
    Rebel Rebel: The biggest tracks that defined the ‘70s
    Nov 16 all-day
    Rebel Rebel: The biggest tracks that defined the ‘70s

    Take a journey back in time here at Twisters Bar on Friday 16th November and join us for a night of the biggest tracks that defined the 1970s with DJs Ben Howard & Sam Leppard.

    Expect to hear the likes of
    Sex Pistols, Iggy Pop, Fleetwood Mac, Roxy Music, Donna Summer, David Bowie, The Clash, Blondie, James Brown, Ramones, AC/DC and many more!

    As always entry is FREE and our November drink deals will be available on the night.

    We open at 5pm and DJs will be spinning classic tracks from 9pm!

    Jan
    18
    Fri
    Once in a Lifetime: The Alternative 80s Night
    Jan 18 all-day
    Once in a Lifetime: The Alternative 80s Night

    Take a journey back in time here at Twisters Bar and join us for our alternative 80’s night, Once In A Lifetime, with DJ’s Ben Howard & Sam Leppard!

    Come down and hear the likes of The Cure, Echo and The Bunnymen, Killing Joke, New Order, Talking Heads, The Smiths, Psychedelic Furs, Pixies, Stone Roses, Depeche Mode, and many many more!

    As always entry is FREE and January Drink Deals will be available too!

    We open at 5pm and DJs will be spinning from 9pm!

    Feb
    15
    Fri
    Rigby & Leppard’s BIG INDIE DISCO
    Feb 15 all-day
    Rigby & Leppard's BIG INDIE DISCO

    Twisters’ long-standing resident DJs join forces to play tried and tested indie hits, anthems, and dancefloor fillers all night long.

    Join Sean Rigby and Sam Leppard on Friday 15th February for a full-on BIG INDIE DISCO.

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

    Bar opens at 5pm, DJs from 9pm.

    Apr
    12
    Fri
    In The City: New York v London
    Apr 12 all-day
    In The City: New York v London

    Which City has produced the greatest music?

    Twisters Bar are going to find out with a series of nights celebrating the best music from the best cities.

    Round 1, on Friday 12th April, is a head to head between New York and London. Customers on the night will decide which city wins.

    DJs Sam Leppard and Ben Howard will be playing the music – there’s so many tracks to choose from they, and you, will be spoilt for choice!

    Bar opens 5pm, DJs 9pm-1.30am.
    Free Entry – April Drink Deals Available.

    Apr
    21
    Sun
    Of All Time with special guest DJ Gilly – Easter Sunday
    Apr 21 all-day
    Of All Time with special guest DJ Gilly - Easter Sunday
    This the night where our DJs play nothing but the greatest Twisters anthems ever to grace our decks and as a special treat for Easter Sunday our guest DJ is the Twisters legend… DJ Gilly.

    He’ll be joining DJs Ben Howard and Sam Leppard and they’ll be bringing 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.

    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

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

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

    Apr
    26
    Fri
    Parklife – Britpop Night at Twisters Bar
    Apr 26 all-day
    Parklife - Britpop Night at Twisters Bar

    This week marks the 25th anniversary of Parklife, the album that defined Britpop.

    So on Friday 26th April, we present a night to celebrate Blur’s Parklife and all things Britpop.

    Also expect tracks from bands such as Supergrass, Pulp, Charlatans, Ocean Colour Scene, Kula Shaker, Oasis and many more via DJ Sam Leppard.

    Free entry all night, bar opens 5pm, DJs 9pm.
    April drink deals available.

    May
    3
    Fri
    Howard & Huffle’s High Fidelity
    May 3 all-day
    Howard & Huffle's High Fidelity

    High Fidelity (launched 2011) is Twisters Bar’s very own of night of Guilty Pleasures, but there’s nothing guilty about great songs, right?

    It’s the night that people turn up to never knowing what they might get to hear from DJs Ben Howard and Matt Huffle. It’s the night where anything goes!

    Bar opens 5pm – DJs from 9pm – Free Entry
    May drink deals on offer all night too.

    May
    5
    Sun
    Twisters’ BIG INDIE DISCO
    May 5 all-day
    Twisters' BIG INDIE DISCO

    This Bank Holiday Sunday join us for a night of tried and tested indie hits, anthems, and dancefloor fillers all night long.

    It’s going to be a big full-on BIG INDIE DISCO with Sean Rigby and DJ Betts.

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

    Bar opens at 5pm, DJs from 9pm.

    May
    10
    Fri
    Good Vibrations: The Best of the 50s and 60s
    May 10 @ 9:00 pm – May 11 @ 1:30 pm
    Good Vibrations: The Best of the 50s and 60s

    Good Vibrations returns to Twisters Bar on Friday 10th May!

    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 Beach Boys, and many more!

    Our doors open at 5pm. DJs from 9pm. Free entry as always!

    Opening Times
    Monday - Wednesday: 5pm - 11pm
    Thursday: 5pm - Midnight
    Friday: 5pm - 1:30am
    Saturday: 5pm - 1:30am
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    Sunday, October 20th, 2019 at 1:01am
    Fill your craft beer boots tonight at Twisters Bar with a Wild Beer Co Pogo. A fruity pale ale with flavours and aromas of tropical fruits, oranges and guava. This one is silky and refreshing! Bar and Beer garden are now open with DJ Sam Leppard on the decks from 9pm. https://t.co/jkiE2ZWH0d twistersbar photo
    Saturday, October 19th, 2019 at 1:01am
    You can grab a jug of White Russian and listen to DJ Sean Rigby at Caught By The Fuzz - Britpop Night at Twisters Bar tonight! Bar and beer garden are now open and DJ is on at 9pm! https://t.co/MKnVIS7tVh twistersbar photo
    Friday, October 18th, 2019 at 1:01am
    Thursdays are meant to be spent in the company of one of our Twisters Remix cocktails. We're Recommending our Pear and Pomegranate Sour created from Gin , Pear Vodka, Fresh Lemon shaken with sugar syrup and fresh pomegranate topped with Soda. https://t.co/eeqctfh7xn twistersbar photo
    Thursday, October 17th, 2019 at 6:14pm
    britpopmemories: 25 years ago today Supergrass released their debut single Caught By The Fuzz. Single of the week in the NME. https://t.co/k7PA7ol7Pi - We'll be celebrating this tomorrow at Twisters Bar at our Britpop Night - Caught By The Fuzz Special https://t.co/Vl6Nsi3zRD twistersbar photo