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The 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+

MONDAY - The WhiteTop Mountain Band live at The Bell

MONDAY - The WhiteTop Mountain Band live at The Bell On: September 15, 2014 21:00
These guys live in Whitetop, VA, at the highest mountains in Virginia, play old time country and even bring in Appalachian dancing. Back home they have a Family band and make instruments in their spare time. You’re not going to get a more perfect example of the real thing all year.

Bath Board Games Group

Bath Board Games Group On: September 16, 2014 20:00
Combine points with pints at Bath Board Games Group. Free, friendly and open to everyone, games go from 1-11 on the nerd scale and there's something for everyone. Favourites include Settlers of Catan, Forbidden Island, Dominion and Pit. No need to bring a game but we'd love it if you do! Starts at 8pm. https://www.facebook.com/groups/bathboardgamesgroup/

TUESDAY - Emily Howard live in the Love Lounge

TUESDAY - Emily Howard live in the Love Lounge On: September 16, 2014 20:00
Emily Howard is a young award winning singer songwriter from Exeter, South West, UK.

WEDNESDAY - The Damn Busters live at The Bell

WEDNESDAY - The Damn Busters live at The Bell On: September 17, 2014 21:00
Swingin’ the Blues with a lot of Soul, Kirris and chums revitalise all the bases they touch upon by the blending. Putting some great songs in a bit of a new way that goes right the way back too. Hard to explain, very easy to enjoy.

THURSDAY - Playgroup Open Mic Night

THURSDAY - Playgroup Open Mic Night On: September 18, 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 other musicians and performers, and for gigging experience. Everyone and everything is welcome.

Vinyl only DJ sets

Vinyl only DJ sets On: September 19, 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: September 20, 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

    • LATEST NEWS
    • The Bell Inn is the CAMRA Bath and Borders Pub of the Year 2014.
    • Winners Bath Life Awards 2014 - Best Watering Hole [more info]
    • Included in the Good Beer Guide 2014
    • Winners of the Bath Chronicle Pub of the Year competition 2013 More info
 

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

foodsmallBath Street Feast will be serving food Weds-Fri 6-9pm and Sat & Sun 1-7pm. 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]

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