The Betsey Trotwood

 
 
ADDRESS
56 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 3BL 
 
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Legendary tiny music venue that combines a scuzzy charm with Clerkenwell cool. Decent pub grub and friendly bar staff make it the perfect place to catch some rising stars before they're famous and soak up the vibe of London's live music scene. Since 2002 this cosy place has seen early shows from acts such as Keane, Boy Kill Boy, the Magic Numbers, KT Tunstall and SimpleKid. The upstairs area of the Betsey has also been developed into a happening space for up and coming comedians, poets and singer songwriters, playing host to some very groovy nights. This is the place to go if you want to keep your ear to the ground and your finger on the pulse of the capital’s alternative arts scene.

 

The Betsey Trotwood events

 
Richard Sandling's Perfect Movie PodcastRichard Sandling's Perfect Movie Podcast22nd October 2014Wednesday 22nd October 2014 Where:
The Betsey Trotwood, 56  Farringdon Road      EC1R 3BL
Category: event
Today Only
Richard Sandling's Perfect Movie Podcast
event > Comedy > Alternative
DATES  Wednesday 22nd October 2014 - 7.30pm-10.30pm
Lisa Gornick's Live Drawing ShowLisa Gornick's Live Drawing ShowAn intimate comedy storytelling show with live drawing. Based around Grandma Ray, an east end cockney who sometimes went posh.23rd October 2014Saturday 25th October 2014 Where:
The Betsey Trotwood, 56  Farringdon Road      EC1R 3BL
Category: event
On Soon
Lisa Gornick's Live Drawing Show
event > Kids Events > Storytelling
DATES  20th, 23rd, 24th and 25th Oct 2014 - 7.30pm
An intimate comedy storytelling show with live drawing. Based around Grandma Ray, an east end cockney who sometimes went posh.
John Hegley and Friends at the BetseyJohn Hegley and Friends at the Betsey27th October 2014Monday 27th October 2014 Where:
The Betsey Trotwood, 56  Farringdon Road      EC1R 3BL
Category: event
On Soon
John Hegley and Friends at the Betsey
event > Comedy > Variety
DATES  Monday 27th October 2014 - 8.30pm-11pm
 

Opening and closing times for The Betsey Trotwood

Today (Wednesday) The Betsey Trotwood closes at 23.00

Monday:

12.00
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23.00
 
 

Tuesday:

12.00
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23.00
 
 

Wednesday:

12.00
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23.00
 
 

Thursday:

12.00
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23.00
 
 

Friday:

12.00
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23.00
 
 

Saturday:

12.00
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23.00
 
 

Sunday:

12.00
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22.30
 
 

LondonTown.com - The Betsey Trotwood Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Farringdon Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Chancery Lane Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Bowling Green Lane NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Saffron Hill NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring The Betsey Trotwood on LondonTown.com

 
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Hotels near The Betsey Trotwood

Near The Betsey Trotwood
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  22% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 4 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
This boutique hotel in trendy Clerkenwell fits right in with the warehouse chic designer feel of the neighbourhood. Mixing vintage chairs with stark modern prints, there's ... More
 
 
 
Atelier EC1 Apartments By Bridgestreet
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £133  21% off
30 Greville Street, EC1N | 5 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
Atelier EC1 by BridgeStreet is a new five star, environmentally friendly apartment development based in the heart of Londons thriving Jewellery Quarter, near the City of ... More
 
 
 
The Rookery Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £120  33% off
Peters Lane, EC1M | 6 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
Filled with old fashioned touches like wood panelling, old paintings, stone flagged floors, claw foot baths and open fires, The Rookery has plenty of character. And ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Gastropub nearest The Betsey Trotwood

Nearest to The Betsey Trotwood
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Coach & Horses
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26-28 Ray Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Betsey Trotwood
Although the excellent food is the main attraction here that doesn't mean the beers aren't important too. A choice of Young's Special, Fuller's London Pride, Adnam's ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Betsey Trotwood

The Betsey Trotwood clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ghost Farringdon
London > Nightlife >
113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Betsey Trotwood
Most people's gripe about South Ken's graffiti chic venue Ghost INC is that it would be better suited to the edgier East End than the haughty ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bleeding Heart Bistro
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1 | 5 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
Set in an attractive cobbled courtyard, this candlelit bistro/wine bar is a taste of an older, more civilised world. Uniformed French waiters glide unobtrusively between tables ... More
 
 
 
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Bleeding Heart Tavern
London > Nightlife > Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 5 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
As the less formal sister of the Bleeding Heart Restaurant, the Tavern has kept the brand's warm welcome, slick service and top nosh intact while presenting ... More
 
 
 
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Near The Betsey Trotwood
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Edward Scissorhands
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 11th January 2015
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 8 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings Edward Scissorhands to Sadler's Wells this ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Henry IV (Part II)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 24th January 2015
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 13 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
Antony Sher plays the infamous comic knight Falstaff in Shakespeare's history play Henry IV Parts I and II, directed at the Barbican by Royal Shakespeare ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Henry IV (Part I)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th November 2014 to 24th January 2015
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 13 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Henry VI, Shakespeare's enduring historical drama, comes to the Barbican this November. Gregory Doran's production features "a major performance from ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Betsey Trotwood

Near The Betsey Trotwood
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 1 minute from The Betsey Trotwood
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 1 minute from The Betsey Trotwood
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Betsey Trotwood

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Betsey Trotwood
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Werkstatt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7-9 Woodbridge Street, EC1R | 3 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
The Werkstatt - meaning workshop in German - is a workshop for international designers and architects to meet, be inspired, play and create. A showcase for ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
A rich hunting ground for restaurants and bars, Exmouth Market twinkles under the fairy lights that zig-zag overhead across the scenic pedestrianised street. Hip hang outs ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum and Library of the Order of St John
London > Attractions > Museums
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
This 16th century gatehouse was formerly the southern entrance to the Priory of the Medieval Order of St John and contains furniture, painting, silver, coins and ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Betsey Trotwood

The best shops and markets near The Betsey Trotwood
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
Lesley Craze houses contemporary pieces of jewellery design in an interesting gallery shop. A range of materials is used, including both precious and semi-precious metals, and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
International Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
89 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
Superb family-run magic shop, offering props, books and videos for magicians of all abilities. Pick a deck of cards, any deck of cards, from their mysterious ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ec one Exmouth Market
London > Shopping > Jewellery
41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
Established in Clerkenwell in 1997, EC One jewellery has built up a glittering reputation for its individual, stylish jewellery. Husband and wife team Jos and Alison ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near The Betsey Trotwood

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Coach & Horses
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26-28 Ray Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Betsey Trotwood
Although the excellent food is the main attraction here that doesn't mean the beers aren't important too. A choice of Young's Special, Fuller's London Pride, Adnam's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Clerkenwell Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
31 Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
Canteen-styled daytime cafe which emphasises fresh ingredients from local producers, fair trade, and organic methods. The daily changing menu reflects the available ingredients. Soups, tarts, pasta, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Green
London > Restaurants >
29 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
Number 29 Clerkenwell Green has been serving ale to thirsty Londoners since 1720 when the tavern which stood here had a small brewery attached. In 1805 ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Betsey Trotwood

Near The Betsey Trotwood
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 8 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 10 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near The Betsey Trotwood

The Betsey Trotwood gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, EC1R | 3 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
My Chocolate Workshops
London > Leisure > Activities
Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 5 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
Immerse yourself in a world of chocolate with this mouth-watering workshop. You will discover how chocolate is processed from bean to bar. Sample a variety of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 8 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it’s a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Betsey Trotwood

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crypt on the Green
London > Business > Venue Hire
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bleeding Heart Yard
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 5 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
... More
 
 
 
 

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Music Under Fire - Music In London And Paris During World War One
Exhibitions | Until 11th November 2014 

Conway Hall 10 minutes walk from The Betsey Trotwood

MusicUpClose is an innovative series of performing events based at London's Conway Hall. Musicians and students from Trinity Laban help ...More

The Travelling Band
Concerts | On 22nd October 2014 

The Lexington 12 minutes walk from The Betsey Trotwood

This Mancunian five-piece band plays its self-penned alternative folk material....More

Wednesday Tours
Tours | Until 29th October 2014 

Sir John Soane's Museum 12 minutes walk from The Betsey Trotwood

Weekly guided tours....More

Katsha'nes! Cockney-Yiddish Music Hall From The Past And The Present
Concerts | On 22nd October 2014 

October Gallery 12 minutes walk from The Betsey Trotwood

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The Search For Dark Matter
Exhibitions | On 22nd October 2014 

Museum of London 12 minutes walk from The Betsey Trotwood

A public lecture by Professor Carolin Crawford....More

The Heart: Introduction To The Series
Exhibitions | On 22nd October 2014 

Museum of London 12 minutes walk from The Betsey Trotwood

A lecture by Professor Martin Elliott....More

Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes
Exhibitions | Until 12th April 2015 

Museum of London 12 minutes walk from The Betsey Trotwood

Likely to be one of 2014's most popular exhibitions, Sherlock Holmes at the Museum of London will be the largest ...More

 
Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

Museum of London 12 minutes walk from The Betsey Trotwood

A new pavilion gallery has been built in the courtyard of the Museum of London to house the Cauldron designed ...More

 
The Islington Contemporary Art and Design Fair
The Islington Contemporary Art and Design Fair
Exhibitions | Until 26th October 2014 

Candid Arts Trust 12 minutes walk from The Betsey Trotwood

The Candid Arts Trust has been busy producing an exciting array of events in their bid to promote fresh art ...More

 
 
 
 
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