SwingFest 2021 - Venue
SwingFest is held at iconic music venue The Bedford in Balham - a stunning period venue (est. 1931) recently restored to it's former glory.
Saturday night Swing Dance Party, workshops, The Swing Debates
The Club Room
Sunday afternoon Vintage Tea Dance, Sunday night Big Band Extravaganza, workshops
The Club Room is a unique space in the style of Shakespeare's Globe theatre - with a large dance floor and stage for the big band on the ground floor
The Club Room Mezzanine
Reserved for VIP seating on the Sunday evening
With reserved tables, comfy booths and seating - and the perfect view of the band! (very limited numbers - please book early)
The Private Dining Room
Saturday night Swing Dance Party (lounge space), workshops, beginners classes
Set just off the ballroom, the Private Dining Room (previously known as the "Map Room") is the ideal space for our smaller workshops and for relaxing a little during the evening.
The Bedford is at 77 Bedford Hill, Balham, London SW12 9HD.
By tube - Northern Line to Balham, 2 minutes walk. Turn right out of the station and walk up Balham Station Road. The Bedford is easily visible ahead of you.
By train - Balham (10 minutes to Waterloo or Victoria via Clapham Junction), 2 minutes walk as for tube.
By bus - bus routes 315 (Bedford Hill), 355, 249 or 155.
By car - just off the South Circular (A205), Balham is easily accessible by car from all directions.
There is plenty of parking in local streets - or use the Sainsbury's car park opposite. Please check local signage for rates/times if applicable.
Venue website thebedford.com