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ciderfigure2colour2perryplansmtnewThe Bell is a historic free house and music pub on the edge of Bath city centre: it is owned by 536 of its customers, fans and workers under IPS CoOperative rules. We finally bought the pub on July 2nd 2013..We have live music three times a week ranging from jazz to blues to folk to other things- check out the band listings, open mic nights on thursday, plus vinyl DJ nights at the weekend - always free!

We stock seven real ales plus two guest ales. We are in the Guardian and Observer guides to summer pubs as well as the Lonely Planet, Rough Guide, the Good Beer Guide and Le Guide du Routard.For your amusement we have table football, bar billiards, chess, backgammon, free wi-fi, a real fire and even a launderette! Google+

Playgroup Open Mic Night

Playgroup Open Mic Night On: November 27, 2014 20:30
There is now a piano, a drum kit, bass amp etc. and we are encouraging a full improvised band line up at the end of the night, anyone who went to the Hat & Feather nights will know the potential wonder of such an activity. It is the best place for meeting othermusicians and performers, and for gigging experience. Everyone and everything is welcome. This is such a good night out don't miss it!

Vinyl only DJ sets

Vinyl only DJ sets On: November 28, 2014 17:00
Thank J** W**f it's Friday with Mick RPM 5-8pm Weekend warm up session featuring Reggae, Soul, Funk, Dub, Ska and whatever else feels good at the time. All vinyl - All good. First Friday every month it's Radio T'ooh - selecting the finest tunes for your listening pleasure. Last Friday every month we have DJ Kieran. Guest DJ's in between

Vinyl only DJ sets

Vinyl only DJ sets On: November 29, 2014 15:00
Bruno + Mick do the Saturday Shuffle.3-6pm every Saturday   Something old, new, borrowed and stuff we forgot to take back to the library. We play tunes to rewrite what it says on the tin

SUNDAY - Inu

On: November 30, 2014 13:00
A strong dash of the Irish puts the firewater at the heart of their Britain-wide folk repertoire: through Marick & Lou's tireless devotion to folk sessions and concerts hereabouts they've also managed to corner the very best of local players.

Open Decks

Open Decks On: November 30, 2014 18:00
Sunday Evenings - The Human Jukebox Bring your own vinyl down and share the decks with our resident DJ Louie who will help you play your favourite tunes. From 6pm

MONDAY - The FB Pocket Orchestra live

MONDAY - The FB Pocket Orchestra live On: December 01, 2014 21:00
Ragtime, Hot Jass and other Prohibition favourites from the '20s, the '30s and earlier. One step beyond Swing! Pocket Orchestra isn't like Pocket Billiards except it does a lot with small resources..

TUESDAY - Elliot hall and Rapunzel live

TUESDAY - Elliot hall and Rapunzel live On: December 02, 2014 20:30
Performing mainly original songs on guitars, mandolin, harmonica, percussion and male/female harmonies, Elliot and Rapunzel are gaining a reputation for their all-in-black, emotional performances.

WEDNESDAY - The Zen Hussies live

WEDNESDAY - The Zen Hussies live On: December 03, 2014 21:00
THE pioneer retro-rocketeers in the region, but the Trademark of Quality in their case is the original material generated by venerated motormouth Prof. Flatfoot. Superb players too, suitable for all contemporary dance styles and footwear. 

Playgroup Open Mic Night

Playgroup Open Mic Night On: December 04, 2014 20:30

Vinyl only DJ sets

Vinyl only DJ sets On: December 05, 2014 17:00
Thank J** W**f it's Friday with Mick RPM 5-8pm Weekend warm up session featuring Reggae, Soul, Funk, Dub, Ska and whatever else feels good at the time. All vinyl - All good. First Friday every month it's Radio T'ooh - selecting the finest tunes for your listening pleasure. Last Friday every month we have DJ Kieran. Guest DJ's in between

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The Blind Tiger Playgroup

tigersm2Open Mic Nights at The Bell
Every Thursday evening from around 8.30pm Mr Lawrie Duckworth is hosting probably the best open mic sessions in the area. Everyone and everything is welcome...[read more]

Live Music

mandolinsmall1The Bell has live music three times a week (Monday from 9pm, Wednesday from 8.30pm and Sunday lunchtimes from 1pm) ranging from jazz to blues to folk to roots to some things we are not sure what to call.

Food

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We’re getting something new lined up, announcement very soon. 

Meanwhile there are still sandwiches available Mon-Sat.

A Cooperative

bell3The Bell is owned by 536 of its customers, fans and workers under IPS CoOperative rules.

We finally bought the pub on July 2nd 2013. [more info]

The Bell Video Tour

 

Awards

Bath Chronicle Pub of the Year 2013
Winner - Bath Life Awards 2014
CAMRA Bath and Borders Pub of the Year 2014
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