Upcoming Events

    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!

    May
    17
    Fri
    Once in a Lifetime: The Alternative 80s Night
    May 17 @ 9:00 pm – May 18 @ 1:30 am
    Once in a Lifetime: The Alternative 80s Night

    Twisters Bar’s Alternative 80’s night, Once In A Lifetime, is back on Friday 17th May with DJ’s Ben Howard & Sam Leppard.

    Come along and hear the likes of The Cure, Echo and The Bunnymen, Killing Joke, New Order, Talking Heads, Japan, Psychedelic Furs, Pixies, The Smiths, Depeche Mode, and many many more.

    As always entry is FREE and May Drink Deals will be available too.

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

    May
    26
    Sun
    Of All Time
    May 26 @ 9:00 pm – May 27 @ 1:00 am
    Of All Time

    Bank Holiday Sunday, 26th May, is the night where our DJs play nothing but the greatest Twisters anthems ever to grace our decks!

    DJs Ben Howard and Sam Leppard 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.

    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

    There’s no work on the Monday so take full advantage of our May drinks deals.

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

    Jun
    7
    Fri
    Howard & Huffle’s High Fidelity
    Jun 7 @ 9:00 pm – Jun 8 @ 1:30 am
    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
    June drink deals on offer all night too.

    Jun
    14
    Fri
    One Step Beyond – a night of Ska, Mod, 2 Tone, Northern Soul
    Jun 14 @ 9:00 pm – Jun 15 @ 1:30 am
    One Step Beyond - a night of Ska, Mod, 2 Tone, Northern Soul

    Hey you! Don’t watch that, watch this!

    This night has been on our to-do list for ages, so we’re really looking forward to getting down to One Step Beyond.

    What to expect from our DJs on the night?

    A celebration of 40 years of the 2 Tone label which championed amazing Ska bands such as The Specials, The Beat, Madness, The Selector and many more.

    Reggae tracks that inspired the 2 Tone movement including the originals of A Message To You Rudy, Skinhead Moonstomp and Train To Skaville.

    Mod anthems from the artists of the 60s through to the mod revival bands such as The Jam.

    A dance floor filling selection of Northern Soul and Motown classics.

    Bar opens 5pm, DJs from 9pm, Free Entry all night.
    June Drink Deals available

    Opening Times
    Monday - Wednesday: 5pm - 11pm
    Thursday: 5pm - Midnight
    Friday: 5pm - 1:30am
    Saturday: 5pm - 1:30am
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    Sunday, August 18th, 2019 at 8:01pm
    Where do you get that Twisters apparel you’ve always wanted? Just follow the link to our website and you can see our latest range including Tee’s, Hoodies and Tote Bags.
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    Saturday, August 17th, 2019 at 1:30am
    The weekend is here, and we have a cocktail for you! The Bramble is Gin stirred with blackberries, blackberry liqueur and freshly squeezed lemon. We are open at 5:00pm and DJ's are on from 9:00pm at Good Vibrations https://t.co/dlQJSV5H3U twistersbar photo
    Friday, August 16th, 2019 at 4:01pm
    Tonight, is Good Vibrations and we are celebrating 50 years since the world-famous Woodstock Festival.
    Expect to hear the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Sly and the Family Stone, Janis Joplin, The Band, Richie Havens, The Who, and many more! https://t.co/Cr749UK5Tc
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    Thursday, August 15th, 2019 at 4:00pm
    We’ve been the home of A-Level result nights since we opened our doors on North Hill in 1998. We hope you’re all celebrating tonight but no matter what, we’re open for you with some amazing drink deals from 5pm with DJ Sean Rigby on the decks from 8pm. https://t.co/SQe3ffYLtF twistersbar photo