The Bedford

 
 
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77 Bedford Hill, SW12 9HD
 
 
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The BedfordIts 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. The best bit is polishing off your pint at 11pm on a Friday or Saturday night and, instead of being turfed out onto the street, heading upstairs to the club where you can bop the night away to the Monkeyfunk DJ till 2am. Every Friday and Saturday also sees comedy at The Bedford with , a simple no-nonsense affair featuring consistently good performances. Popular with the likes of Harry Hill, it has emerged as a favourite on the comedy circuit. There's a fabulous little roundhouse setting stashed away at the back of the pub. The audience sit in a mini auditorium around tables, with much hilarity, food and alcohol served throughout. The door policy is first come, first served. It does get busy so we recommend you head down there early, nab a seat, grab a beer and wait to be entertained. It's a hoot.

 

The Bedford events

 
Bank Holiday Comedy SpecialBank Holiday Comedy SpecialWith Tania Edwards, Dom Biswas, Rory O'Hanlon, Paul T Ayers and MC Robin Banks.2015-05-24T20:30:00+01002015-05-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
Category: event
Today Only
Bank Holiday Comedy Special
Marc OliverMarc OliverThe singer-songwriter creates melodic folk music with support from IsseyCee.2015-05-25T20:00:00+01002015-05-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Marc Oliver
Salsa ClassesSalsa ClassesSalsa for beginners, intermediate and experienced.2015-05-25T20:30:00+01002015-07-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
Category: event
On Soon
Salsa Classes
Pole Dancing: WorkshopPole Dancing: WorkshopLearn the skills.2015-05-25T19:30:00+01002015-07-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
Category: event
On Soon
Pole Dancing: Workshop
David CrossDavid CrossThe ex-King Crimson musician and friends, David Jackson, Tony Lowe and Yumi Hara perform tracks from Starless Starlight.2015-05-26T20:00:00+01002015-05-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
David Cross
Pram ChorusPram ChorusFriendly and uplifting parents' choir.2015-05-26T10:00:00+01002015-07-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
Category: event
On Soon
Pram Chorus
Comedy PitComedy Pit2015-05-26T20:30:00+01002015-07-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
Category: event
On Soon
Comedy Pit
Swing Classes: WorkshopSwing Classes: WorkshopDance workshop.2015-05-26T19:45:00+01002015-07-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
Category: event
On Soon
Swing Classes: Workshop
Ben WilliamsBen WilliamsThe singer-songwriter performs with support from Gecko, Joe Waller, Kate Thomas, Safar.2015-05-27T20:00:00+01002015-05-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Ben Williams
Sam GarrettSam GarrettSolo performance by the indie folk acoustic singer-songwriter from Derbyshire.2015-05-28T20:00:00+01002015-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Sam Garrett
 

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Opening and closing times for The Bedford

Today (Sunday) The Bedford closes at 22.30

Monday:

11.00
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23.00
 
 

Tuesday:

11.00
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23.00
 
 

Wednesday:

11.00
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23.00
 
 

Thursday:

11.00
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23.00
 
 

Friday:

11.00
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23.00
 
 

Saturday:

11.00
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23.00
 
 

Sunday:

12.00
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22.30
 
 

LondonTown.com - The Bedford Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
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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    London > Nightlife > Bars
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    67 Clapham High Street, SW4 | 32 minutes from The Bedford
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    128 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 | 32 minutes from The Bedford
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    London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Sunday 24th May 2015 - 8.30pm-11pm
    The Bedford, 77 Bedford Hill, SW12 | Same location as The Bedford
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    London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Wednesday 27th May 2015 - 11.30am
    Exhibit Bar & Restaurant, 12 Balham Station Road, SW12 | 3 minutes from The Bedford
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    London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 25th, 26th, 27th and 28th May 2015 - 8.45pm
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    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    77 Bedford Hill, Balham, SW12 | Same location as The Bedford
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    Rise of the Idiots @ The Exhibit
    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    The Exhibit, 12 Balham Station Road, SW12 | 3 minutes from The Bedford
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    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    Selkirk Road, SW17 | 23 minutes from The Bedford
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    London > Attractions > Other Attractions
    Unit 1 & 2 Yelverton Road, Battersea, SW11 | 2.3 miles from The Bedford
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    Brixton Windmill
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Windmill Gardens, Brixton Hill, SW2 | 27 minutes from The Bedford
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    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    575 Wandsworth Road, SW8 | 37 minutes from The Bedford
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    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    Shop E, Westbury Parade, Nightingale Lane, SW4 | 17 minutes from The Bedford
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    MacFarlane's
    London > Shopping > Delicatessens
    48 Abbeville Road, SW4 | 19 minutes from The Bedford
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    Ginger Pig
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    55 Abbeville Road, SW4 | 19 minutes from The Bedford
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    London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
    76 Bedford Hill, SW12 | 1 minute from The Bedford
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    Indian Room Balham
    London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
    59 Bedford Hill, SW12 | 2 minutes from The Bedford
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    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    53 Bedford Hill, SW12 | 2 minutes from The Bedford
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    London > Education >
    Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, SW9 | 2.7 miles from The Bedford
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    The Wine and Food Academy
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 13 minutes from The Bedford
    It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Education > Cookery Courses
    10 Ballingdon Road, Wandsworth, SW11 | 17 minutes from The Bedford
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    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Larkhall Lane, SW4 | 2.4 miles from The Bedford
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    The Rookery
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Covington Way, SW16 | 36 minutes from The Bedford
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    Brockwell Lido
    London > Leisure >
    Lido Park Gardens, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 37 minutes from The Bedford
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    Dulwich Picture Gallery
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Gallery Road, SE21 | 2.7 miles from The Bedford
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 miles from The Bedford
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
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    Bank Holiday Comedy Special
    Comedy | On 24th May 2015 

    The Bedford

    With Tania Edwards, Dom Biswas, Rory O'Hanlon, Paul T Ayers and MC Robin Banks....More

    Sunday Sessions
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th July 2015 

    Gigalum 16 minutes walk from The Bedford

    Guest DJs spin house....More

    Sunday Comedy Club
    Comedy | On 24th May 2015 

    The Hideaway 25 minutes walk from The Bedford

    Stand up comedy from Richard Blackwood, Kojo, Slim, Will E Robo, Tony Hendrix, Kane Brown, Quincy, Wayne "dibbi" Rollins, Annette ...More

    Bansangu Orchestra
    Concerts | On 24th May 2015 

    The Hideaway 25 minutes walk from The Bedford

    A world music big band led by saxophonist and composer Paul Booth, featuring trumpeter Ryan Quigley, trombonist Trevor Mires and ...More

    Reya Sunshine And The Natural Mystic Band
    Concerts | On 24th May 2015 

    Hootananny Brixton 1.8 miles from The Bedford

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    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th May 2015 

    Electric Brixton 1.85 miles from The Bedford

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    Favela Boombox
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th May 2015 

    Plan B 2.14 miles from The Bedford

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    The Complete History Of Comedy (Abridged)
    Theatre | Until 25th May 2015 

    LOST Theatre 2.14 miles from The Bedford

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    Concerts | On 24th May 2015 

    Brixton Academy 2.17 miles from The Bedford

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