The Betsey Trotwood  

 
 
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56 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 3BL
 
 
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Weekdays: 12noon-11pm; Sat: 6pm-11pm; Sun: closed
 

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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.

 

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Farringdon Tube Station
 
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Bowling Green Lane NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Saffron Hill NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £105  24% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 4 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £205  42% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 4 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £55  38% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 6 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Coach, Clerkenwell
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26-28 Ray Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Betsey Trotwood
A landmark public house in Clerkenwell since 1790, The Coach has been given a new lease of life in ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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Sparkle Deli
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Tuesday 21st May 2019 - 8pm
The Betsey Trotwood, 43 Clerkenwell Green, EC1R | 2 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
The monthly comedy night hosted by Louise Bastock, Liz Guterbock and Ruby Carr welcomes rising stars from the circuit....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Seen And Heard: Victorian Children In The Frame
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 25th November 2018 to 28th April 2019 - Various Times
The Betsey Trotwood, Guildhall Yard, Off Gresham Street, EC2P | 4 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More
 
 
 
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DVS1: Curates
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 23rd March 2019 - 5.30pm-1.30am
The Betsey Trotwood, 77a Charterhouse Street, EC1M | 7 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
Technophile Zak Khutortesky invites UK producers Sigha and Shifted, both advocates of grainy techno, to go head-to-head with Radio Slave and Patrick Mason joining forces for ...More
 
 
 
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The Piano Works
London > Entertainment > Live Music
113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 1 minute from The Betsey Trotwood
Housed in an intimately lit Victorian warehouse, The Piano Works is a non-stop live music venue where in-house musicians take centre ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London 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
 
 
 
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London 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
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Betsey Trotwood
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House of Detention
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
The House of Detention gets its name from its former purpose - as a prison - and there has been a prison on this site since ... More
 
 
 
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Crypt On The Green, St James'
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
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
 
 
 
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The Werkstatt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7-9 Woodbridge Street, Clerkenwell, London 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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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The Coach, Clerkenwell
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26-28 Ray Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Betsey Trotwood
A landmark public house in Clerkenwell since 1790, The Coach has been given a new lease of life in ... 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
Dans Le Noir?
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
30-31 Clerkenwell Green, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
French-eclectic cuisine eaten in total darkness.Dining without the distractions, Dans le Noir? is basically just what it says it is - dinner "in the black". Emphasising ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 3 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career 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
 
 
 
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London 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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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Museum of the Order of St John
London > Business > Venue Hire
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
The Museum of the Order of St John tells the story of the St John's Ambulance from within a 16th century gatehouse which was formerly the ... More
 
 
 
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Bleeding Heart Yard
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 5 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
... More
 
 
 
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The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from The Betsey Trotwood
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Mark Morris Dance Group: Pepperland
Dance | Until 23rd March 2019 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Betsey Trotwood

Celebrated American choreographer Mark Morris reimagines tracks from The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band as part of the ...More

Antarctic By Paolo Pellegrin
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2019 

Magnum Photos 9 minutes walk from The Betsey Trotwood

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Art And Power In The English Aristocratic House
Exhibitions | On 20th March 2019 

Museum of London 12 minutes walk from The Betsey Trotwood

Literary & Education, Lecture....More

Lizzy Hardingham and Chris Fox
Concerts | On 20th March 2019 

The Harrison 12 minutes walk from The Betsey Trotwood

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Guildhall Symphony Orchestra
Concerts | On 20th March 2019 

Barbican Centre 13 minutes walk from The Betsey Trotwood

Vassily Sinaisky conducts Shostakovich's Symphony No 10 and Dvorak's Symphony No 8....More

Celebrating 20 Years Of Scala: The Orioles, Mellah, Crewel Intentions
Concerts | On 20th March 2019 

Scala 14 minutes walk from The Betsey Trotwood

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Madeintyo
Concerts | On 20th March 2019 

O2 Academy Islington 15 minutes walk from The Betsey Trotwood

The US-based rapper, Malcolm Jamaal Davis, brings his latest material to the UK's stages....More

John Ruskin: The Power Of Seeing
Exhibitions | Until 22nd April 2019 

Two Temple Place 16 minutes walk from The Betsey Trotwood

Over 190 paintings, drawing, metal work, plaster casts and daguerreotypes that illustrates the artist's attitude to aesthetic beauty shaped by ...More

School of Rock
School of Rock
Theatre | Until 20th October 2019 

New London Theatre 16 minutes walk from The Betsey Trotwood

Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 
Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Theatre | Until 21st December 2019 

Aldwych Theatre 16 minutes walk from The Betsey Trotwood

Phyllida Lloyd, director of Mamma Mia!, helms a life-affirming musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, written ...More

 

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