Events listings

Below are listings of all alternative events we know about in Cambridge. If you know of an event not on this list, or are organising one, then contact the webmaster to have it added.

Highlighted events are official Rocksoc events.

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Past events: 2006

3rd Jan.

No Calling this week

The Kambar is closed over the Christmas holiday: The Calling will be back on the 17th of January

9th Jan.

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

10th Jan.

No Wake Up Screaming this week

The Kambar is closed over the Christmas holiday: Wake Up Screaming will be back on the 24th of January

16th Jan.

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

17th Jan.

The Calling

at The Kambar

Fortnightly Gothic/Industrial/EBM club night, entry £3 before 11, £4 after

23rd Jan.

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

24th Jan.

Wake Up Screaming

at The Kambar

Rocksoc's Rock, Metal, Punk and Alternative club night; entry £2.50 members, £3.50 nonmembers

30th Jan.

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

31st Jan.

The Calling

at The Kambar

Fortnightly Gothic/Industrial/EBM club night, entry £3 before 11, £4 after

4th Feb.

Rocksoc presents: Belisha, Disarm, 20Story

at The Man on the Moon

Belisha: alternative rock/industrial/metal; Disarm: sleazy punk-inspired rock'n'roll; 20Story: indie-rock. £4/£3 Rocksoc members.

6th Feb.

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

7th Feb.

Soil + American Headcharge + Panic Cell

at The Junction

Tickets £12.50 adv / £14.50. Come to WUS afterwards!

7th Feb.

Wake Up Screaming

at The Kambar

Rocksoc's Rock, Metal, Punk and Alternative club night; entry £2.50 members, £3.50 nonmembers

13th Feb.

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

14th Feb.

The Calling

at The Kambar

Fortnightly Gothic/Industrial/EBM club night, entry £3 before 11, £4 after

20th Feb.

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

21st Feb.

Wake Up Screaming

at The Kambar

Rocksoc's Rock, Metal, Punk and Alternative club night; entry £2.50 members, £3.50 nonmembers

27th Feb.

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

28th Feb.

The Calling

at The Kambar

Fortnightly Gothic/Industrial/EBM club night, entry £3 before 11, £4 after

4th March

Masters of Rock

at The Corn Exchange

Tribute bands Hi-on Maiden, Dressed to Kill (Kiss), Guns 2 Roses, and sets from Church of Noise DJs; tickets £10, Rocksoc discount may become available

6th March

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

7th March

Wake Up Screaming

at The Kambar

Rocksoc's Rock, Metal, Punk and Alternative club night; entry £2.50 members, £3.50 nonmembers

11th March

The Rocksoc Teashop Crawl

at The teashops of Cambridge

Wear your stompiest boots, spikiest collars and most offensive t-shirts, and wander Cambridge being polite and civilised. Start at Auntie's (between the Market and Senate House) at 2pm

11th March

Rocksoc presents: Headless Cross, Evile, Leaden, Zinfandelle

at The Man on the Moon

Rabid thrash with prog-metal and emo support

13th March

Rocksoc AGM

at The Castle Inn, Castle Hill

Get free food and elect (or join) the next Rocksoc committee.

14th March

The Calling

at The Kambar

Fortnightly Gothic/Industrial/EBM club night, entry £3 before 11, £4 after

20th March

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

21st March

Wake Up Screaming

at The Kambar

Rocksoc's Rock, Metal, Punk and Alternative club night; entry £2.50 members, £3.50 nonmembers

27th March

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

28th March

The Calling

at The Kambar

Fortnightly Gothic/Industrial/EBM club night, entry £3 before 11, £4 after

3rd April

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

4th April

Wake Up Screaming

at The Kambar

Rocksoc's Rock, Metal, Punk and Alternative club night; entry £2.50 members, £3.50 nonmembers

10th April

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

11th April

The Calling

at The Kambar

Fortnightly Gothic/Industrial/EBM club night, entry £3 before 11, £4 after

17th April

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

18th April

Wake Up Screaming

at The Kambar

Rocksoc's Rock, Metal, Punk and Alternative club night; entry £2.50 members, £3.50 nonmembers

24th April

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

25th April

The Calling

at The Kambar

Fortnightly Gothic/Industrial/EBM club night, entry £3 before 11, £4 after

1st May

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

2nd May

Wake Up Screaming

at The Kambar

Rocksoc's Rock, Metal, Punk and Alternative club night; entry £2.50 members, £3.50 nonmembers

6th May

Rocksoc presents: Ephel Duath + support

at The Man on the Moon

Extreme metal/prog jazz fusion, on Earache Records. Supported by The Darkest Tomorrow and Cold Lazarus

8th May

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

9th May

The Calling

at The Kambar

Fortnightly Gothic/Industrial/EBM club night, entry £3 before 11, £4 after

15th May

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

16th May

Wake Up Screaming

at The Kambar

Rocksoc's Rock, Metal, Punk and Alternative club night; entry £2.50 members, £3.50 nonmembers

22nd May

"Pub" Meeting

at Jesus Green

This week it's the Cambridge Beer Festival, so the weekly pubmeet will take place there instead and will feature even more beer than usual.

23rd May

The Calling

at The Kambar

Fortnightly Gothic/Industrial/EBM club night, entry £3 before 11, £4 after

29th May

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

30th May

Wake Up Screaming CANCELLED

The Kambar is closed for staff holidays. It reopens in time for The Calling on 20th June and WUS on 27th June.

5th June

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

6th June

The Calling CANCELLED

The Kambar is closed for staff holidays. It reopens in time for The Calling on 20th June and WUS on 27th June.

12th June

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

13th June

Wake Up Screaming CANCELLED

The Kambar is closed for staff holidays. It reopens in time for The Calling on 20th June and WUS on 27th June.

16th June

Smashing Silence

at Legends Bar, Cambridge City FC

Second night of classic rock clubnight, 9pm-3am, last entry 1am. £5/£4 Rocksoc members and a free shot of vodka on the door!

18th June

The Rocksoc Picnic

at Jesus Green

What it says on the tin! Bring drink and barbecuables.

18th June

Rocksoc presents: The May Brawl 2006

at The Man on the Moon

Rocksoc's annual May Week gig, featuring Desecration, Legion of Doom, Sons of Merrick, Cats Against the Bomb

19th June

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

20th June

The Rocksoc Punt Party

at Meet at Scudamores'

A pleasant trip to Grantchester. Bring food and wine. Those who can still walk will probably head to the Calling afterwards.

20th June

The Calling

at The Kambar

Fortnightly Gothic/Industrial/EBM club night, entry £3 before 11, £4 after

26th June

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

27th June

Wake Up Screaming

at The Kambar

Rocksoc's Rock, Metal, Punk and Alternative club night; entry £2.50 members, £3.50 nonmembers

3rd July

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

4th July

The Calling

at The Kambar

Fortnightly Gothic/Industrial/EBM club night, entry £3 before 11, £4 after

10th July

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

11th July

Wake Up Screaming

at The Kambar

Rocksoc's Rock, Metal, Punk and Alternative club night; entry £2.50 members, £3.50 nonmembers

12th July

Rome Burns + Fire & Forget + Wychweed

at The Portland Arms

Local bands including the legendary Fire & Forget (which may at this point consist entirely of former Rocksoc presidents). £4/£3 Rocksoc members

17th July

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

18th July

The Calling

at The Kambar

Fortnightly Gothic/Industrial/EBM club night, entry £3 before 11, £4 after

24th July

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

25th July

Wake Up Screaming

at The Kambar

Rocksoc's Rock, Metal, Punk and Alternative club night; entry £2.50 members, £3.50 nonmembers

31st July

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

1st Aug.

The Calling

at The Kambar

Fortnightly Gothic/Industrial/EBM club night, entry £3 before 11, £4 after

8th Aug.

Wake Up Screaming

at The Kambar

Rocksoc's Rock, Metal, Punk and Alternative club night; entry £2.50 members, £3.50 nonmembers

15th Aug.

The Calling

at The Kambar

Fortnightly Gothic/Industrial/EBM club night, entry £3 before 11, £4 after

22nd Aug.

Wake Up Screaming

at The Kambar

Rocksoc's Rock, Metal, Punk and Alternative club night; entry £2.50 members, £3.50 nonmembers

28th Aug.

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

29th Aug.

The Calling

at The Kambar

Fortnightly Gothic/Industrial/EBM club night, entry £3 before 11, £4 after

4th Sept.

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

5th Sept.

Wake Up Screaming CANCELLED

at The Kambar

The Kambar is closed for staff holidays. It reopens in time for WUS on the 3rd of October

11th Sept.

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

18th Sept.

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

19th Sept.

Rocksoc Curry

at Curry Queen, Mill Road

Since there's no Wake Up Screaming this week, let's go out for a curry... Please let me know by Friday lunchtime if you want to go, so I can book.

19th Sept.

Wake Up Screaming CANCELLED

at The Kambar

The Kambar is closed for staff holidays. It reopens in time for WUS on the 3rd of October

25th Sept.

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

2nd Oct.

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

3rd Oct.

Wake Up Screaming

at The Kambar

Rocksoc's Rock, Metal, Punk and Alternative club night; entry £2.50 members, £3.50 nonmembers

5th Oct.

Rocksoc presents: Criminal, Wychweed, Konfusion

at The Portland Arms

Rocksoc presents Criminal (thrash metal on Metal Blade records), Wychweed (tripped-out stoner-doom) and Konfusion (thrash metal)

9th Oct.

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

10th Oct.

The Calling

at The Kambar

Fortnightly Gothic/Industrial/EBM club night, entry £3 before 11, £4 after

13th Oct.

Rocksoc/Gothsoc Pub Crawl

at Various Cambridge pubs

It's Friday 13th, which seemed appropriate to our friends at Gothsoc. Join us at the pub (and the other pub, and the other other pub, etc.) for some concerted drinking.

16th Oct.

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

17th Oct.

Wake Up Screaming

at The Kambar

Rocksoc's Rock, Metal, Punk and Alternative club night; entry £2.50 members, £3.50 nonmembers

23rd Oct.

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

24th Oct.

The Calling

at The Kambar

Fortnightly Gothic/Industrial/EBM club night, entry £3 before 11, £4 after

30th Oct.

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

31st Oct.

Wake Up Screaming - Halloween Special

at The Kambar

It's Halloween - shamble over to Rocksoc's club night for enough Rock, Metal, Punk and Alternative to get even the most decayed zombie headbanging! £2.50 members, £3.50 nonmembers.

6th Nov.

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

7th Nov.

The Calling

at The Kambar

Fortnightly Gothic/Industrial/EBM club night, entry £3 before 11, £4 after

13th Nov.

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

14th Nov.

Wake Up Screaming

at The Kambar

Rocksoc's Rock, Metal, Punk and Alternative club night; entry £2.50 members, £3.50 nonmembers

17th Nov.

Rocksoc presents Mael Mordha + Mass Extinction + Plague Ridden

at The Man on the Moon

Mael Mordha (Gaelic doom metal from Ireland, in a rare UK appearance) supported by Mass Extinction (old-school thrash, also from Ireland, playing in the UK for the first time) and Plague Ridden (brutal horror metal).

20th Nov.

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

21st Nov.

The Calling

at The Kambar

Fortnightly Gothic/Industrial/EBM club night, entry £3 before 11, £4 after

27th Nov.

ALT-Xmas

at Soul Tree

Cambridge's only alternative end-of-term party, run by Rocksoc, Gothsoc and CUFS.

28th Nov.

Wake Up Screaming

at The Kambar

Rocksoc's Rock, Metal, Punk and Alternative club night; entry £2.50 members, £3.50 nonmembers

29th Nov.

Rocksoc Christmas Quiz

at The Castle Inn, Castle Hill

Rocksoc's annual rock quiz and Christmas party. Free food!

1st Dec.

Manuskript + Voices of Masada + Killing Ophelia

at The Man on the Moon

The best in guitar goth from Iron Lord Promotions (a.k.a. a former Rocksoc president :-)

4th Dec.

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

5th Dec.

The Calling

at The Kambar

Fortnightly Gothic/Industrial/EBM club night, entry £3 before 11, £4 after

11th Dec.

Pub Meeting

at The Pickerel

The weekly pub meeting

12th Dec.

Wake Up Screaming

at The Kambar

Rocksoc's Rock, Metal, Punk and Alternative club night; entry £2.50 members, £3.50 nonmembers. This is the last WUS until 23rd January, so don't miss it!

19th Dec.

No Calling this week - venue holiday

at The Kambar

The Calling will be back after Christmas.

26th Dec.

No Wake Up Screaming this week - venue holiday

at The Kambar

Wake Up Screaming will return after new year.