Balham Comedy Festival

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 19TH JULY 2014

ADDRESS
The Bedford, 77 Bedford Hill, SW12 9HD 
 
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Dates:
11th July 2014 until 19th July 2014
 
OPENING TIMES
Various
 
PRICES
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Balham Comedy FestivalThe Balham Comedy Festival returns for its third year in 2014, bringing nine days of side splitting stand up to The Bedford. The event celebrates 30 years of London comedy club Banana Cabaret with a programme of new and established artists, home grown and international. Confirmed acts so far include Milton Jones, Richard Herring, Robert Newman and Paul Daniels. Plus, a range of workshops hosted by John Moloney will give aspiring comedians the chance to try it out for themselves.

 

About The Bedford

Its worth venturing all the way to Balham for this bar and club an uber-cool hangout with a buzzing, friendly atmosphere. If music is your thing The Bedford is the place to go to catch some live acts completely free of charge with soulful jazz, classic cover, light blues and some great emerging talent. More about The Bedford

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Underground Stations

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Balham Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Tooting Bec Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Balham Railway Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Wandsworth Common Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Banana CabaretBanana CabaretStand-up performances from Carl Donnelly, Andrew Bird, Tania Edwards and Gordon Southern.19th December 2014Friday 19th December 2014 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
Category: event
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Banana Cabaret
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  Friday 19th December 2014 - 9pm-11pm
VENUE  The Bedford 
Stand-up performances from Carl Donnelly, Andrew Bird, Tania Edwards and Gordon Southern.
Pop LifePop LifeResident DJs play a blend of pop, dance, house, R&B and hip hop.19th December 2014Friday 19th December 2014 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Pop Life
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Pop | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 19th December 2014 - 11pm-2am
VENUE  The Bedford 
Resident DJs play a blend of pop, dance, house, R&B and hip hop.
Banana CabaretBanana CabaretCarl Donnelly, Andrew Bird, Tania Edwards and Gordon Southern perform their most recent stand-up material.20th December 2014Saturday 20th December 2014 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
Category: event
On Soon
Banana Cabaret
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  Saturday 20th December 2014 - 9pm-11pm
VENUE  The Bedford 
Carl Donnelly, Andrew Bird, Tania Edwards and Gordon Southern perform their most recent stand-up material.
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The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
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On Soon
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event > Sporting Events > Particpate in Sports - Dance
DATES  Wednesday 17th December 2014 at 6.30pm-7.30pm & Saturday 20th December 2014 at 9.45am-10.45am
VENUE  The Bedford 
Work out to Latin American music.
Comedy PitComedy Pit23rd December 2014Tuesday 23rd December 2014 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
Category: event
On Soon
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event > Comedy > Stand-Up
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The Comedy Pit Annual Xmas SpecialThe Comedy Pit Annual Xmas Special27th December 2014Saturday 27th December 2014 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
Category: event
On Soon
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event > Comedy > Stand-Up
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The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
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