What's on inBalham


Welcome to Balham

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Balham - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Balham to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Balham

17
JUL
Joel Dommett & Nish Kumar: Edinburgh Preview at Th
The Half Moon

NISH KUMARFast becoming one of Britains finest political stand ups Nish has twice been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show. He now hosts the Mash Report and is one of a rotating team of co‐hosts on The Bugle Podcast…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02087 809383
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18
JUL
Wicked Wednesday Jam !
Wicked Wednesday Jam !

On Wednesdays Brixton has a really special night at the legendary Club 414 with our semanal jam Some of the wickedest musicians from all over London will be playing a mixture of genres on the stage in the HOTTEST JAM IN TOWNYou…

Location: 2.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07756 768298
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18
JUL
ELECTRONIX - 80's Synth Pop Tribute Live
The Half Moon

.Electronix are a dedicated and professional act specialising in paying tribute to the iconic synth pop artists of the 1980s including OMD Human League Depeche Mode Kraftwerk Gary Numan Visage Yazoo Erasure Howard Jones and many more. The meticulous attention to detail…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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19
JUL
Zeal: Queer Improv & Stand-Up Night
The Chateau

A night of queer improvised comedy with Zeal at the Chateau South Londons brand new queer arts space opening in JulyFREE ENTRY. Reserve your ticket at the link belowWere so excited to have James Le Lacheurs solo show In Memorium The Short…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Gay & Lesbian

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19
JUL
Cassette Boy vs DJ Rubbish 'Comedy Disco' with Too
Tooting Tram & Social

Part comedy club part disco all party its the only night in town that plays Madonna and MasterChef 50 Cent and Jeremy Paxman. Cassetteboy are best known for their YouTube videos. Their smash hit The Bloody Apprentice in which Alan Sugar talks…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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19
JUL
Ed Gamble & Jarred Christmas: Edinburgh Previews C
The Half Moon

Gits and Shiggles Comedy continues its preview and work‐in‐progress season. Two hour long shows from some of the best acts in the UK Ed GambleA regular panellist on Mock the Week Ed Gamble is a fast rising stand‐up star and hosted his…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02087 809383
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19
JUL
Sunset cycling - Cycling and Graffiti Tour of Lond
The Walrus Bar & Hostel

Wheel your way around some of the best historical sights in London with a break in the middle for a little refreshment and a stop at the end to put your artistic skills to the testThis is great fun and a lovely…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02079 657531
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19
JUL
Sunset cycling-Cycling and Graffiti Tour of London
The Walrus Bar and Hostel

Wheel your way around some of the best historical sights in London with a break in the middle for a little refreshment and a stop at the end to put your artistic skills to the testThis is great fun and a lovely…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02079 657531
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20
JUL
Wind in the Willows
Peckham Rye Park

Sixteenfeet ProductionspresentsWind in the WillowsAdapted by Andrew Walsh from Kenneth Grahams evergreen classicMusic by Guy HoldenDirected by John WardWind in the Willows is full of high jinks adventure and camaraderie with an array of truly unforgettable characters including the impulsive Toad; good‐natured…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02078 560380
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20
JUL
Small Fakers/ Faces Experience Live
The Half Moon

.Hits galore at every show including All Or Nothing Itchycoo Park Lazy Sunday and many more mixed in with B‐sides and rare gems from the Small Faces back catalogue. A visual and musical feast for all Small Faces fans.Artists: Small Fakers Faces…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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20
JUL
Dirty Canvas Club - 'NO STOPPING PARTY'
The Troubadour

Dirty Canvas Club returns to the Troubadour for their July special. Weve been fortunate enough to have the legendary London Rockers The Dirty Strangers & their club of dirtiness here every month since September 2017. This July we welcome them back..The…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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20
JUL
DJ Keith Lawrence presents - Tru Skool Beats! 70's
The CLF Art Cafe

TIME TO GET TRU‐SKOOLED Fri Jul 20 ‐ The good times keep rolling as KEITH LAWRENCE delivers a strictly 70s to 90s session in TRU‐SKOOL BEATS. KL serving up a dynamite selection of 70s & 80s Soul Funk & Disco to 90s…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02077 325275
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20
JUL
Loud in London @ Cavendish Arms - Friday 20th July
The Cavendish Arms

Loud in London festival presents new rock alternative acts from across the UK.Line‐up: Weston Rd Raising Jupiter Manalishi Rockn Roll SuicideAdmission: Yellow Wristband ‐ wristbands admits to all Loud in London Yellow Wristbands events though out July & August. Info: loudinlondon.co.ukTickets:…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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21
JUL
Parallax Art Fair July 2018
Kensington Town Hall

Got your free ticket Opens July 21‐22 in London. Get it now: http:parallaxaf.cotickets.html FOUR reasons to join us: 1 Free entry‐ it wont cost you a penny. 2 No VAT on most EU‐UK works 3 No extra commission on top of exhibitor…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

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21
JUL
Saturday Sessions at Gigalum Clapham
Gigalum

The people have spoken and for pure fist pumping heart pumping glory you just cant beat Londons free number one music venue. Every Saturday resident spin doctors Hilton Caswell and Ben Yong helm an all star roster of the best DJs providing…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02087 720303
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21
JUL
Limehouse Lizzy: Thin Lizzy Tribute Live
The Half Moon

.Limehouse Lizzy are officially one of the hardest working bands in the UK. They were accredited for their live shows by the Performing Rights Society in December 2011 and received their certificate from PRS Chairman and respected songwriter Guy Fletcher OBE.Renowned for…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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21
JUL
Loud in London @ Fu Manchu: Saturday 21st July
Fu Manchu

Line‐up: Fortune Lunafruit Joanna Alina NaviyahLoud in London festival presents new soul pop funk acts from across the UK.Admission: Yellow Wristband ‐ wristbands admits to all Loud in London Yellow Wristbands events though out July & August. Info: loudinlondon.co.ukTickets: bit.ly2yhTZt9Find…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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21
JUL
Clube Vicio - Kizomba Party & Dance Classes Every
Adulis Restaurant

One of the biggest weekly Kizomba parties in London where Africa meets the world. A wonderful mix of people from various cultures enjoying a very classy PALOP Angola Sao Tome e Principe Mozambique Guinea‐Bissau and Cape Verde experience in the most multicultural…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08009 991119
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21
JUL
The South London Soul Train with Secret Guest Bras
The CLF Art Cafe

Sat Jul 21 ‐ The South London Soul Train presents a positively good time multi‐level celebration of the then to now sounds of soul funk groove disco latin jazz hip hop boogie breaks beats and this time more heavyweight live brass Your…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02077 325275
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22
JUL
Sunday Lunch with King Groovy and The Hornstars
Hideaway Jazz Club

. UNDER 16s admitted FREE ‐ Please let us know how many children will be attending in the Comments Box section of the booking form.Led by MD Paul Goodrum and playing together since 2005 King Groovy and the Hornstars have earned a…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02088 357070
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22
JUL
Seann Walsh + Jake Lambert: Comedy Edinburgh Previ
The Half Moon

Gits and Shiggles Comedys season of previews and works‐in‐progress continues. Two hour long shows from some of the best acts in the UK. Seann WalshCharming and charismatic a natural motor‐mouth Brightons Seann Walsh is the most frighteningly precocious talent to emerge from…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02087 809383
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22
JUL
The South London Soul Train Up On The Roof and In
The Prince of Wales Brixton

Sun Jul 22 ‐ Time to love up the sunshine and dance harder as The South London Soul Train Express steams in to SW2 and parks up On The Roof and In The Club at The Prince Of Wales Brixton ‐ delivering…

Location: 2.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02070 951978
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24
JUL
An Evening with David Sedaris
Cadogan Hall

Leading US Humorist Best selling author and Triple Grammy Award nominee David Sedaris is coming to London for his 2018 UK tour supporting the release of his new book of essays Calypso.Known for his sardonic wit and his social satires and critiques…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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24
JUL
Eddie The Eagle: An Evening With & Film Screening
The Clapham Grand

Michael Edwards better known as Eddie The Eagle Edwards was Born in Cheltenham. Eddie learnt to ski at his local dry ski slope and quickly became an accomplished downhill skier narrowly missing out on being selected for the Great Britain ski team…

Location: 1.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 02036 373306
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25
JUL
An Evening with David Sedaris UK Tour 2018
Cadogan Hall

Leading US Humorist Best selling author and Triple Grammy Award nominee David Sedaris is coming to London for his 2018 UK tour supporting the release of his new book of essays Calypso.Known for his sardonic wit and his social satires and critiques…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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25
JUL
60th London International Youth Science Forum
Imperial College London

60th LONDON INTERNATIONAL YOUTH SCIENCE FORUM LIYSFThe annual London International Youth Science Forum LIYSF is a two‐week residential course hosted at the renowned research university Imperial College London. Our aim is to unite outstanding talent from all nations and provide a deeper…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 00442082 958395
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25
JUL
Pierre Bensusan - Live at The Half Moon Putney
The Half Moon

. Winner of the 2014 Independent Music Award in the Live Performance Album category for his triple live album Encore Pierre is recognized as one of the great guitar players of the 21st century. Described as a genius by the likes of…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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26
JUL
The Chadillacs play Americana Blues
Hideaway Jazz Club

Chad Strentz has always been a very great voice of British rhythm and blues this debut solo project.... Do not miss him live Mike Hellier MovinMusic Mud Morganfield Heritage Blues OrchestraThe UKs award winning best blues singer Chad Strentz brings his band…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02088 357070
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26
JUL
The Collective AKA - Ska and Mod Collection Live
The Half Moon

. A seven piece ska and mod band based in Surrey determined to have everyone dancing to the classic floor fillers.The Dublin castle described them as A Mod2 Tone covers act ‐ so you get Specials Jam Madness Clash etc ‐ all…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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26
JUL
Errol Linton brings his band to Hideaway Jazz Club
Hideaway Jazz Club

Britain once a blues powerhouse has several fascinating new talents. Most notable is Errol Linton Sunday Times A gifted bluesman refreshingly free of clichs Independent On SundayA voice that can be surprisingly sweet or get close to the sound of a young…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02088 357070
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Tourist Attractions


London Eye

Today, the British Airways London Eye has become, quite literally, the way the world sees London. It is one of the most spectacular and popular attractions in the world, drawing visitors from far and wide. The British Airways London Eye is a truly amazing feat of design…

British Museum

A series of collections which trace the story of Britain from prehistory to the present day, including fine collections covering the prehistoric period, the Bronze and Iron Ages. Highlights include a section of the Sweet Track, the oldest of the prehistoric trackways in Britain, and the body…

London Dungeon

Deep in the heart of London's backstreet lies The London Dungeon, one of the world's most famous horror attractions. The London Dungeon brings you over 2000 years of horrific history back to life and death. Delve in to the gruesome past of our grim and bloody…

ZSL London Zoo

ZSL London Zoo really is one of the greatest days out on offer in London. Spanning 36 acres of Regent's Park, the Zoo is home to over 650 species of animal. Featuring incredible immersive exhibits such as Animal Adventure and the Blackburn Tropical Bird Pavilion, visitors are…

Tower of London

The Tower of London has been an integral part of British Royal history for nearly one thousand years. Only at the Tower of London can you marvel at the breathtaking Crown Jewels, stand on the execution site of three English queens, and hear the myths and legentds…

Buckingham Palace

George III bought Buckingham House in 1761 for his wife Queen Charlotte to use as a comfortable family home close to St James's Palace, where many court functions were held. Buckingham House became known as the Queen's House, and 14 of George III's 15 children were born there.…

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