The Bedford  

 
 
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77 Bedford Hill, SW12 9HD
 
 
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Mon-Sat: 11am-11pm; Sun: 12noon-10.30pm
 

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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.

 

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Ed WhicherEd WhicherThe eponymous singer-songwriter leads the Farnham-based pop-rock quartet. Gracie Schram, Joel Bailey and Dan Crossley support.2017-07-26T19:30:00+01002017-07-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
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Free EventToday Only
Ed Whicher
The Comedy PitThe Comedy PitA host of established and up-and-coming stand-ups present new material and try out their latest routines.2017-07-26T21:00:00+01002017-07-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
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The Comedy Pit
Dani SylviaDani SylviaThe London-based singer performs her self-penned commercial pop tunes. Grace Davies is the support.2017-07-27T19:30:00+01002017-07-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Dani Sylvia
Balham Free FringeBalham Free FringeA weekend festival of free Edinburgh Fringe comedy previews, featuring performances from Tom Rosenthal, Trevor Lock, Sofie Hagen, Andrew Neil and Matt Winning.2017-07-28T18:00:00+01002017-07-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Balham Free Fringe
MirrorballMirrorballDJs play across the board, R&B, house, dance, pop, hip hop, disco and funk.2017-07-28T23:00:00+01002017-12-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Mirrorball
Ciircus StreetCiircus StreetReading is the origin of these two indie-pop musicians, Sam Brett and Jim Crowder.2017-07-31T19:30:00+01002017-07-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Ciircus Street
Sir & The IvanoeSir & The IvanoeThe Italian-born singer-songwriter brings his pop material to the stage. Maple & Gillies support.2017-08-01T19:30:00+01002017-08-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Sir & The Ivanoe
Rachel HugginsRachel HugginsSoul originals are performed by this singer who comes from London. Mike Bradley and Katy Hurt support.2017-08-02T19:30:00+01002017-08-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Rachel Huggins
The Comedy PitThe Comedy PitA host of established and up-and-coming stand-ups present new material and try out their latest routines.2017-08-02T21:00:00+01002017-08-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
Category: event
On Soon
The Comedy Pit
Lola YoungLola YoungThe Beckenham-born vocalist performs her commercial pop material. Support from Chris Reardon.2017-08-03T19:30:00+01002017-08-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bedford, 77  Bedford Hill      SW12 9HD
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Free EventOn Soon
Lola Young
 

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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 > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £45  40% off
200 High Street, SW19 | 2.2 miles from The Bedford
Set in a delightfully leafy part of South London, this budget hotel offers all the gentle pleasures of Wimbledon, but, with the Northern Line right on ... More
 
 
 
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Grove
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Oldridge Road, SW12 | 9 minutes from The Bedford
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The Bedford clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The King of Ladies Man
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Breakfast Club, 5-9 Battersea Rise, SW11 | 28 minutes from The Bedford
Now that enough people have successfully found The Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town, accessed via a Smeg fridge in the Spitalfields branch, The Breakfast Club have ... More
 
 
 
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Little Bird Battersea
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Battersea Rise, SW11 | 28 minutes from The Bedford
Sip cocktails and take in the quirky interiors of Little Bird which combine wallpaper hand-painted with birds ... More
 
 
 
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Adventure Bar, Clapham Junction
London > Nightlife > Bars
89-91 Battersea Rise, SW11 | 29 minutes from The Bedford
One of three Adventure Bars in London - the others being in Covent Garden and on Clapham High Street - ... More
 
 
 
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Ed Whicher
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 26th July 2017 - 7.30pm
The Bedford, 77 Bedford Hill, SW12 | Same location as The Bedford
The eponymous singer-songwriter leads the Farnham-based pop-rock quartet. Gracie Schram, Joel Bailey and Dan Crossley support....More
 
 
 
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The Comedy Pit
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Wednesday 26th July 2017 - 9pm-12midnight
The Bedford, 77 Bedford Hill, SW12 | Same location as The Bedford
A host of established and up-and-coming stand-ups present new material and try out their latest routines....More
 
 
 
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Dani Sylvia
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 27th July 2017 - 7.30pm-11pm
The Bedford, 77 Bedford Hill, SW12 | Same location as The Bedford
The London-based singer performs her self-penned commercial pop tunes. Grace Davies is the support....More
 
 
 
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Banana Cabaret
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
77 Bedford Hill, Balham, SW12 | Same location as The Bedford
It's worth venturing all the way to Balham for this comedy club - it's a class act. The legendary Banana Cabaret has run every Friday and ... More
 
 
 
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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
Based at The Exhibit Pub in Balham, the Rise of the Idiots Comedy Club runs monthly nights (last Sunday of each month) showcasing the very best ... More
 
 
 
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Hooting Broadway @ The Selkirk
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Selkirk Road, SW17 | 23 minutes from The Bedford
The self-proclaimed hottest new comedy club in South London, Hooting Broadway takes place on the last Wednesday of every month upstairs at The Selkirk pub in, ... More
 
 
 
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Sambrook's Brewery
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Unit 1 & 2 Yelverton Road, Battersea, SW11 | 2.3 miles from The Bedford
An independent brewery on an unlikely housing estate in Battersea, Sambrook's was set up in August 2008 to give London drinkers some local brews to choose ... More
 
 
 
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Brixton Windmill
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Windmill Gardens, Brixton Hill, SW2 | 27 minutes from The Bedford
Brixton Hill was still relatively rural when the Brixton Windmill was built in 1816 by John Muggeridge and Sons and the area remained largely agricultural until ... More
 
 
 
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Khadambi Asalache House (575 Wandsworth Road)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
575 Wandsworth Road, SW8 | 37 minutes from The Bedford
The hand-carved fretwork interior of this modest, early 19th-century, terraced house make it one of the most unusual and inspiring in London. 575 Wandsworth Road was ... More
 
 
 
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Aquatic Design Centre
London > Shopping > Pet Care
26 Zennor Trade Park, Zennor Rd, Fitzrovia, London SW12 | 5 minutes from The Bedford
Design-led aquarium in centre of town. Tucked away from the bustle of Oxford Street, lurks this fish-filled fantasia. If you need a break from the chaos of ... More
 
 
 
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Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Shop E, Westbury Parade, Nightingale Lane, SW4 | 17 minutes from The Bedford
This branch of Moxon's fishmongers is handily placed for anyone using Clapham South underground station. It's a friendly shop stocking ethically sourced sardines, mackerel, plaice fillets ... More
 
 
 
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MacFarlane's
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
48 Abbeville Road, SW4 | 19 minutes from The Bedford
Fine cheeses are a speciality at MacFarlane's, a marvellous deli on Abbeville Road which has been serving the discerning local Clapham community for over 12 years. ... More
 
 
 
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The Lounge Spanish Tapas Bar
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
76 Bedford Hill, SW12 | 1 minute from The Bedford
Spanish Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Indian Room Balham
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
59 Bedford Hill, SW12 | 2 minutes from The Bedford
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Franco Manca, Balham
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
53 Bedford Hill, SW12 | 2 minutes from The Bedford
Franco Manca, the pizza people who many claim make 'the best pizzas in London' with their slow-rise sourdough specials, have expanded from their original Brixton Market ... More
 
 
 
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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 2.7 miles from The Bedford
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
 
 
 
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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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Le Club Tricolore
London > Education > Cookery Courses
10 Ballingdon Road, Wandsworth, SW11 | 17 minutes from The Bedford
Get the kids interested in learning can be difficult, especially with regards to a foreign language. However, if they start at a young age what can ... More
 
 
 
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The Bedford gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Tooting Bec Common
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tooting Bec Road, SW16 | 16 minutes from The Bedford
An urban oasis in Wandsworth which features woodland, a lake, lido and open common land, Tooting Bec Common is a haven for wildlife, sports and ... More
 
 
 
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The Rookery
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Covington Way, SW16 | 36 minutes from The Bedford
A formally landscaped area within Streatham Common, the Rookery includes an ornamental pond, flower and herbaceous beds, and a rock garden with streams. First opened in ... More
 
 
 
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Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dulwich Road, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 36 minutes from The Bedford
Community greenhouses within Brockwell Park.... More
 
 
 
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Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gallery Road, SE21 | 2.7 miles from The Bedford
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ... More
 
 
 
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The Battersea Barge
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Walk, Nine Elms Lane, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 2.8 miles from The Bedford
In the shadow of the Battersea Power Station, the Battersea Barge is a unique venue that's open daily for food, drink and ... More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Business > Venue Hire
66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 miles from The Bedford
The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
 
 
 
 

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