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The Bull's HeadThe Bull's Head, or 'The Bull', as it's known by locals, is located in a prominant spot in Barnes, overlooking the River Thames and boasts a long history as one of London's best-loved jazz venues. But back when it was first established in 1684 as a hostelry it made a perfect stopping off point for the many travellers to and from central London. The building was completely rebuilt in 1845 and went through various refurbishments in the late 19th century and in 1959 it became a jazz venue, a tradition which continues today with live music every night of the week. The pub has been visited by many of the world's great jazz musicians including Dick Morrissey, Ben Webster Maynard Ferguson, Digby Fairweather, Conti Condoli, Shorty Rogers, and Pepper Adams, nicknamed 'The Knife' for his horn playing. Despite this, The Bull remains a down to earth pub serving real ales, wine by the glass and beer, and major sporting events are shown on the big plasma screens.

 

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Cabaret ConfessionsCabaret ConfessionsThis themed musical cabaret show features appearances by opera star Tony Moss together with Sarah Tullamore and Celia Delaney.2018-06-21T20:00:00+01002018-06-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bull's Head, Barnes, 373  Lonsdale Road      SW13 9PY
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Cabaret Confessions
Piaf RememberedPiaf RememberedLondon-based Oriana Curls performs the classic songs of her fellow Parisian.2018-06-22T20:30:00+01002018-06-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Greg Davis' Jazz FunkateersGreg Davis' Jazz FunkateersThe saxophonist leads the jazz funk ensemble, featuring guitarist Cliff Charles, pianist Paul Eldridge, bassist Julian Bury and drummer Matt Skeaping.2018-06-23T20:30:00+01002018-06-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Greg Davis' Jazz Funkateers
Barnes Blues BandBarnes Blues BandA performance from the blues-rock band, featuring the veteran musicians Bobby Tench, Peter Rees and Darby Todd.2018-06-24T14:00:00+01002018-06-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Barnes Blues Band
Alan English's Big Swing Big BandAlan English's Big Swing Big BandThe guitarist leads the 17-piece ensemble as they perform a selection of classic big band numbers.2018-06-24T19:30:00+01002018-06-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Alan English's Big Swing Big Band
Joe Jammer's All-Star Chicago Rhythm & Blues RevueJoe Jammer's All-Star Chicago Rhythm & Blues RevueThe London-based blues guitarist from Chicago, Illinois performs classic and contemporary blues.2018-06-25T20:00:00+01002018-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Joe Jammer's All-Star Chicago Rhythm & Blues Revue
Le Hot Jazz VagabondsLe Hot Jazz VagabondsSinger and actress Airlie Scott with her new project, a hot jazz sandwich of French Chanson, Gypsy jazz, early swing and Latin tunes.2018-06-28T20:00:00+01002018-06-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Le Hot Jazz Vagabonds
Soul Sugar'dSoul Sugar'dThe vocal collaboration of Beverley Skeete, Gina Foster and Kevin Leo, bring their own soul-infused covers of iconic pop and soul records.2018-06-29T20:30:00+01002018-06-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bull's Head, Barnes, 373  Lonsdale Road      SW13 9PY
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Soul Sugar'd
Richie Milton & The Lowdown Featuring Linda HallRichie Milton & The Lowdown Featuring Linda HallThe singer and guitarist alongside his band present their swinging and jumping rhythm'n'blues mixed with Southern soul, Chicago blues, New Orleans funk and Latin rhythms.2018-06-30T20:30:00+01002018-06-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Richie Milton & The Lowdown Featuring Linda Hall
Alan PriceAlan PriceThe legendary former member of the 1960s group, The Animals plays melodic blues-rock and pop originals.2018-07-12T20:00:00+01002018-07-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Hilton London Olympia Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  39% off
380 Kensington High Street, W14 | 2.4 miles from The Bull's Head
Though it is designed for visitors to the nearby Olympia Exhibition Centre, there are plenty of other reasons to stay at the Hilton Olympia, not least ... More
 
 
 
Chiswick Rooms
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £51  29% off
407 Goldhawk Road, W6 | 27 minutes from The Bull's Head
Chiswick Rooms is a contemporary-designed boutique hotel in west London, offering high quality four star accommodation and convenient access to the city. The hotel has a ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Hammersmith
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £54  34% off
124 King Street, W6 | 29 minutes from The Bull's Head
The old Fuller's brewery forms the home of this stylish budget hotel, conveniently located halfway between Heathrow Airport and Central London. It's an easy stroll to ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Sun Inn
London > Nightlife > Pubs
7 Church Road, SW13 | 3 minutes from The Bull's Head
When it comes to warmer weather, The Sun Inn in Barnes is aptly named with its courtyard patio at the front overlooking the ... More
 
 
 
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White Hart, Barnes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
The Terrace, Riverside, Barnes, SW13 | 5 minutes from The Bull's Head
Having been originally built in 1660 and then rebuilt in 1899 the White Hart in Barnes stands as a goliath of Tudor grandeur with the stunning ... More
 
 
 
 
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Vinoteca Chiswick
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
18 Devonshire Road, W4 | 24 minutes from The Bull's Head
Vinoteca opens 7th October 2013. Vinoteca has been doing a fine job of serving fine wines in an informal setting since the company opened its first ... More
 
 
 
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Riverside Studios Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Crisp Road, W6 | 27 minutes from The Bull's Head
West London's excellent riverside cultural centre offers a cinema, West End standard theatre, cafe, and a comfortable bar with outdoor river terrace under one roof. Situated ... More
 
 
 
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Munki
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Putney High Street, SW15 | 32 minutes from The Bull's Head
Cocktails for cheeky monkeys are served at Munki, a late night bar offering sophisticated drinks at a 100-cover venue split over three floors and overlooking Putney ... More
 
 
 
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Cabaret Confessions
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Thursday 21st June 2018 - 8pm
The Bull's Head, 373 Lonsdale Road, SW13 | Same location as The Bull's Head
This themed musical cabaret show features appearances by opera star Tony Moss together with Sarah Tullamore and Celia Delaney....More
 
 
 
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Piaf Remembered
London > Events > Music  Dates: Friday 22nd June 2018 - 8.30pm
The Bull's Head, 373 Lonsdale Road, SW13 | Same location as The Bull's Head
London-based Oriana Curls performs the classic songs of her fellow Parisian....More
 
 
 
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Greg Davis' Jazz Funkateers
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 23rd June 2018 - 8.30pm
The Bull's Head, 373 Lonsdale Road, SW13 | Same location as The Bull's Head
The saxophonist leads the jazz funk ensemble, featuring guitarist Cliff Charles, pianist Paul Eldridge, bassist Julian Bury and drummer Matt Skeaping....More
 
 
 
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The Bull's Head, Barnes
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
373 Lonsdale Road, SW13 | Same location as The Bull's Head
The Bull's Head, or 'The Bull', as it's known by locals, is located in a prominant spot in Barnes, overlooking the River Thames and boasts a ... More
 
 
 
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Riverside Studios - Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Crisp Road, Hammersmith, W6 | 27 minutes from The Bull's Head
Excellent small studio theatre staging innovative comedy and more serious productions. The Riverside's location on the Thames in Hammersmith makes it the local theatre of West ... More
 
 
 
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Half Moon
London > Entertainment > Live Music
93 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 27 minutes from The Bull's Head
The Half Moon is a big pub not far from the riverside in Putney. With its own live music room, it hosts an amazing array of ... More
 
 
 
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WWT London Wetland Centre
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes, SW13 | 13 minutes from The Bull's Head
A mosaic of created wetland habitats spread over 43 hectares, developed on the site of a disused Victorian reservoir, forms the site of the London Wetland ... More
 
 
 
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Chiswick House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Burlington Lane, W4 | 17 minutes from The Bull's Head
A former royal residence and stunning example of classical 18th-century design, Chiswick House originally belonged to the "architect Earl" Lord Burlington, an avid traveller and lover ... More
 
 
 
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Hogarth's House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hogarth Lane, Great West Road, W4 | 18 minutes from The Bull's Head
With its location next to one of the busiest roads in London, it's hard to believe that Hogarth's House, William Hogarth's country home and museum, was ... More
 
 
 
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The Farmyard
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
63 Barnes High Street, SW13 | 2 minutes from The Bull's Head
This very traditional little shop is packed with very special, unique toys for younger kids – they squarely target their market at newborns to eight year ... More
 
 
 
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Barnes
London > Shopping > Specialists
Rocks Lane Sports Centre, Rocks Lane, SW13 | 17 minutes from The Bull's Head
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
 
 
 
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Lea & Sandeman
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
167 Chiswick High Road, W4 | 24 minutes from The Bull's Head
Fine wines from France and Italy ... More
 
 
 
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Strada
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
375 Lonsdale Road, SW13 | Same location as The Bull's Head
Strada has started something of a pizza revolution. The chain has blossomed thanks largely to its focus on fresh, high quality ingredients, and efficient, friendly service. ... More
 
 
 
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Georgina's
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
56 barnes high street, SW13 | 2 minutes from The Bull's Head
Mediterranean Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Brown Dog
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
28 Cross Street, SW13 | 7 minutes from The Bull's Head
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Leiths School of Food and Wine
London > Education > Cookery Courses
16-20 Wendell Road, W12 | 1.9 miles from The Bull's Head
Courses in practical cookery for enthusiastic amateurs at London's best cookery school. Evening courses at Leiths run from 6.45pm to 9.15pm on a variety ... More
 
 
 
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Wendell Park Primary School
London > Education >
Cobbold Road, W12 | 2 miles from The Bull's Head
A west London school for 3 to 11 year olds, Wendell Park Primary is housed a Victorian school on Cobbold Road overlooking ... More
 
 
 
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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 37 minutes from The Bull's Head
LAMDA is among the most famous and prestigious acting schools in the world. It is very hard to be selected for a course here, but almost ... More
 
 
 
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Dukes Meadows Golf Club
London > Leisure > Golf
Great Chertsey Road, W4 | 4 minutes from The Bull's Head
This nine-hole par-three course next to Chiswick Bridge is in immaculate condition and has the most extensive practice facilities in the London area including a 50-bay ... More
 
 
 
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Barn Elms Recreation Ground
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Rocks Lane Barnes, SW13 | 10 minutes from The Bull's Head
A fifty-two acre, multi-sports facility which hosts the Elms Gym, Sixteen tennis courts, AstroTurf playing surfaces and a whole range of grass sports pitches. Next to ... More
 
 
 
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National Tennis Centre at Roehampton
London > Leisure >
100 Priory Lane, Roehampton, SW15 | 18 minutes from The Bull's Head
Boasting 16 outdoor courts (covering all Grand Slam surfaces), six indoor courts, a gymnasium, player accommodation, an outdoor sprint track, hydrotherapy and plunge pools, and sports ... More
 
 
 
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Chiswick House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington Lane, Chiswick House Grounds, Chiswick, W4 | 17 minutes from The Bull's Head
One of the most glorious examples of 18th century British architecture, Chiswick House was designed by the third Earl of Burlington (1694-1753). A triumph of the ... More
 
 
 
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High Road House
London > Business > Venue Hire
162 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, W4 | 25 minutes from The Bull's Head
Chiswick felt like it had truly arrived when Soho House owner Nick Jones decided 2006 was a good time to open up here - 'first Soho, ... More
 
 
 
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Kew Gardens Venue Hire
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kew Gardens, Richmond upon Thames, TW9 | 35 minutes from The Bull's Head
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