The Bull's Head

 
 

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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. It was this position which made a perfect stopping off point for the many travellers to and from central London when it was first established in 1684 as a hostelry. The restaurant, Nuay's Thai, now occupies the buildings where the horses for the stagecoaches used to be stabled. The building was completely rebuilt in 1845 and went through various refurbishments in the late 19th century. 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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Barnes & BreezyBarnes & BreezyMulti-award winning saxophonist Alan Barnes leads the Soh Breezy Sextet.2015-05-23T19:30:00+01002015-05-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Sugar T & The SwellsSugar T & The Swells2015-05-24T14:30:00+01002015-05-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Sugar T & The Swells
Never The BrideNever The BrideLondon-based pop-rock five-piece led by singer Nikki Lamborn.2015-05-28T20:30:00+01002015-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Reach For It: George Duke TributeReach For It: George Duke TributeThe band performs the music made famous by the American keyboardist and composer.2015-05-29T20:30:00+01002015-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Stealing Dan And DomStealing Dan And DomA 10-piece band of professional musicians playing the music of Steely Dan and Donald Fagen.2015-06-02T20:30:00+01002015-08-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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The Micky Moody BandThe Micky Moody BandA performance by the English guitarist and former member of the rock bands Juicy Lucy and Whitesnake.2015-06-06T20:00:00+01002015-08-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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The Micky Moody Band
Alan PriceAlan PriceSoulful pop-rock from the former member of the Animals.2015-06-06T20:00:00+01002015-08-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Katriona Taylor And BandKatriona Taylor And BandJazz vocalist and songwriter Katriona Taylor performs a mix of latin, Brazilian, jazz and soul.2015-06-13T20:00:00+01002015-08-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bull's Head, Barnes, 373  Lonsdale Road      SW13 9PY
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Katriona Taylor And Band
Paul RileyPaul RileyPaul Riley, a graduate of Trinity College of Music, performs with his quintet, which features some of the finest young jazz musicians working in the UK.2015-06-14T20:00:00+01002015-06-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bull's Head, Barnes, 373  Lonsdale Road      SW13 9PY
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The Groove WarriorsThe Groove WarriorsThe band plays from a repertoire of funk, jazz and soul covers.2015-06-18T20:00:00+01002015-08-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Barnes Bridge Railway Station
 
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    Holiday Inn Express London Earls Court
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £68  40% off
    295 North End Road, W14 | 2.2 miles from The Bull's Head
    The North End Road with it's marvellous Saturday food market, is the home of this shiny new hotel. In easy walking distance of Chelsea football club, ... More
     
     
     
    Chiswick Rooms
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £51  30% off
    407 Goldhawk Road, W6 | 27 minutes from The Bull's Head
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    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £47  41% 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 Bull's Head, Barnes
    London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
    373 Lonsdale Road, SW13 | Same location as The Bull's Head
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    606 Club
    London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
    90 Lots Road, SW10 | 3 miles from The Bull's Head
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    The Boisdale Jazz & Cigar Club
    London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
    15 Eccleston Street, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 4.6 miles from The Bull's Head
    A tartan clad jazz, cigar and supper club, Boisdale of Belgravia has an the old fashioned charm of a gentlemen's club. Situated in an elegant Regency ... 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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    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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    Riverside Studios
    London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
    Crisp Road, W6 | 27 minutes from The Bull's Head
    Riverside Studios has a little bit of everything under its roof, including a cinema, cafe and studio theatre. The cinema is one of the few in ... More
     
     
     
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    Jazz Jam
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 2nd June 2015 - 8pm
    The Old Sorting Office Arts Centre, 49 Station Road, SW13 | 4 minutes from The Bull's Head
    An open stage for performers....More
     
     
     
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    Scottish Dancing Class
    London > Events > Sporting Events  Dates: Wednesday 27th May and Wednesday 3rd June 2015 - 8.15pm-10.15pm
    WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes, SW13 | 13 minutes from The Bull's Head
    Dance classes (Scottish dancing) incorporating jigs, reels and strathspeys....More
     
     
     
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    Introduction To Wildlife Photography
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 19th June 2015 - 10am-4pm
    WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes, SW13 | 13 minutes from The Bull's Head
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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
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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 - Evening Classes
    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 of topics ... More
     
     
     
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    King Street College
    London > Education > English Language Courses
    47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 2.3 miles from The Bull's Head
    This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ... 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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    Chiswick House
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Burlington Lane, 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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    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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    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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    Brown Dog
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    28 Cross Street, SW13 | 7 minutes from The Bull's Head
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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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    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
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    Kew Gardens, Richmond upon Thames, TW9 | 35 minutes from The Bull's Head
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    Friday Jazz
    Concerts | Until 31st July 2015 

    The Old Sorting Office Arts Centre 4 minutes walk from The Bull's Head

    Background jazz from talented London players, with monthly musical guests....More

    The Doors Alive: The Doors Tribute
    Music | On 22nd May 2015 

    Half Moon 1.4 miles from The Bull's Head

    The London-based four-piece pays homage to the psychedelic and blues rock band from Los Angeles, California, known for flamboyant singer ...More

    Bluebird By Simon Stephens
    Theatre | Until 30th May 2015 

    Tabard Theatre 1.49 miles from The Bull's Head

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    An Evening With Pacino
    Exhibitions | On 22nd May 2015 

    Hammersmith Apollo 1.57 miles from The Bull's Head

    The Oscar-winning actor returns to London to reminisce about his extraordinary career....More

    Bugsy Malone
    Bugsy Malone
    Theatre | Until 5th September 2015 

    Lyric Hammersmith 1.63 miles from The Bull's Head

    Sir Alan Parker's world famous musical Bugsy Malone comes to London in 2015. With the creator giving rare permission for ...More

     
    Kew Gardens and Kew Palace Tickets
    Kew Gardens and Kew Palace Tickets
    Attraction | Next performance 22nd May 2015 

    Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens) 1.81 miles from The Bull's Head

    Since the 18th century, these extensive gardens have been the spiritual home of botany in England, if not in Europe. ...More

     
    Kew's Heritage Trees By Masumi Yamanaka
    Exhibitions | Until 9th August 2015 

    Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens) 1.81 miles from The Bull's Head

    The exhibition shows a series of new paintings by Kew artist Masumi Yamanaka....More

    Lord Arthur Savile's Crime By Oscar Wilde
    Theatre | Until 23rd May 2015 

    Barons Court Theatre 1.91 miles from The Bull's Head

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    Brown & Son: Art That Makes Itself
    Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2015 

    Watermans 2.19 miles from The Bull's Head

    Digital images created by a father-and-son team, who share an interest in manipulating media to create beautifully evolving artificial life-forms ...More

    Art15
    Art15
    Exhibitions | Until 23rd May 2015 

    Olympia London 2.31 miles from The Bull's Head

    For the third edition of Art15 the global art fair at Olympia gets a new director. Kate Bryan, previously Director ...More

     
     
     
     
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