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
On: September 02, 2014 20:00
Singer/songwriter - Irish/English/Country style original music
On: September 02, 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/
On: September 03, 2014 21:00
Dramatic one-of-a-kind French band with Radio 6 airplay and a sense of stagecraft that runs a bit further than putting a sparkly shirt on and striking a few poses. The music is cabaret, chanson even, but a heck of a lot grittier.
On: September 04, 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.
On: September 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
On: September 06, 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
On: September 07, 2014 13:00
Canadian old time ragtime & blues maestros notable for array of traditional, home-made and downright peculiar instruments and devices they are masters of. You won’t see another one of these in a hurry.
- 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