A huge converted Victorian Hotel, The Bedford is now a cornerstone for London’s thriving live music, comedy and entertainment scenes.

The legendary Live Music nights have witnessed stunning early performances by the likes of Ed Sheeran, The Staves, James Bay and many others, as well as providing a wonderful backdrop for performances by established artists including Pete Townshend, Crowded House, KT Tunstall and other superstars.

And the 30 year old Banana Cabaret has nourished acts including Michael McIntyre, Eddie Izzard, Frank Skinner, Jo Brand, Jack Dee, Lee Evans, Micky Flanagan, & Russell Howard.

We’re so proud to host the 6th Balham Comedy Festival !

All Balham Comedy Festival shows  take place in The Globe Theatre (ground floor), or Ballroom (1st Floor)


The Bedford, 77 Bedford Hill, Balham, SW12 9HD

0208 682 8940 or contact Banana Cabaret on 07467 027592 / email info@thebedford.co.uk


Nearest tube : Balham (Northern line)

Overground : South West Trains are available to Balham station with frequent service to Victoria, Clapham Junction, Gatwick and Croydon.

Parking : Parking is easy at The Bedford, we are opposite Sainsburys car park and there are plenty of pay and display bays along Fernlea Road from Monday to Saturday until 5.30pm, after which parking is free.

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