NEW acoustic Open Mic Night

The Doodle Bar is a space where people have the freedom to enjoy a good scribble, have a drink and hook up with some fellow doodlers. The bar is set against the backdrop of TESTBED1 - a dramatic and versatile arts and events space for creative innovation, ideas and experimentation. 

  • Open Mic Night

    Calling all artists! Doodle Bar is relaunching it's open mic night, Pure Bass Sessions, as a NEW acoustic night. Come one, come all, bring your instruments, bring the noise!  Songwriters, musicians, poets, comedians, come take the stage. Every other Monday. 

  • Spanish Film Night: Nueve Reinas

    Every first or second Tuesday of the month Battersea Spanish and Doodle Bar welcome you to enjoy a Spanish language film, for free! Movies will be subtitled in English and we promise you an exciting variety of topics and countries. Expect films from Spain, Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay, Peru and more! Come join us for a drink, a doodle and Argentinian "Nueve Reinas", starring Ricardo Darín as a phenomenal conman. A fast-paced crime thriller that was nominated for 28 awards and won 21 of them, and is now considered a classic in the country's film history.

  • Chronicles of Courage

    TESTBED1 in Battersea will host Chronicles of Courage, a film art installation by Savage Mills, supported by Arts Council England. The piece consists of filmed performance, archive footage, photographs, animation and music to represent contrasting experiences of World War One. Three personal perspectives are explored, inspired by the diaries and letters of a Red Cross Nurse, Margaret Gregg, the letters and newspaper articles of her brother Arthur, a serving officer on the front line and the poems of his fiance, Marian, separated from him by the war. 11-17 August. Private view - Thursday 14 August, 7pm. 

     

     

  • Open Mic Night

    Calling all artists! Doodle Bar is relaunching it's open mic night, Pure Bass Sessions, as a NEW acoustic night. Come one, come all, bring your instruments, bring the noise!  Songwriters, musicians, poets, comedians, come take the stage.  Every other Monday. 

  • Open Mic Night

    Calling all artists! Doodle Bar is relaunching it's open mic night, Pure Bass Sessions, as a NEW acoustic night. Come one, come all, bring your instruments, bring the noise!  Songwriters, musicians, poets, comedians, come take the stage. Every other Monday. 

  • Life Drawing

    Fashion drawing teacher Sue Dray leads a life drawing soiree, this time with famous comic book model Manko. The model will be framed by one of Sue's theatrical displays and the cocktails will be flowing. 7pm for an 8pm start, until 11pm. £12 on the door, £10 for students. All welcome, come and draw! Drawing materials will be provided for a donation.

  • Life Drawing

    Fashion drawing teacher Sue Dray leads a life drawing soiree, with each session having a different theme. The models will be framed by a theatrical display and the cocktails will be flowing. 7pm for an 8pm start, until 11pm. £12 on the door, £10 for students. All welcome, come and draw! Drawing materials will be provided for a donation.

  • Life Drawing

    Fashion drawing teacher Sue Dray leads a life drawing soiree, with each session having a different theme. The models will be framed by a theatrical display and the cocktails will be flowing. 7pm for an 8pm start, until 11pm. £12 on the door, £10 for students. All welcome, come and draw! Drawing materials will be provided for a donation.

  • 28
    Jul '14 - Mon 8.00pm

    Open Mic Night

  • 5
    Aug '14 - Tue 7.30pm

    Spanish Film Night: Nueve Reinas

  • 11
    Aug '14 - Mon 3.00pm

    Chronicles of Courage

  • 11
    Aug '14 - Mon 8.00pm

    Open Mic Night

  • 25
    Aug '14 - Mon 8.00pm

    Open Mic Night

  • 1
    Sep '14 - Mon 7.30pm

    Life Drawing

  • 29
    Sep '14 - Mon 7.30pm

    Life Drawing

  • 27
    Oct '14 - Mon 7.30pm

    Life Drawing

 


We have delicious food from Street Kitchen, Bun Kabab, Well Kneaded, Elvira's Secret Pantry, Olive & Maple and Facing Heaven  who all have regular pitches.

street kitchen

Doodle Bar and TESTBED1 are available to hire, together or separately, for private events, mass draw-athons, screenings, exhibitions + film locations. Please contact events@thedoodlebar.com or call 07453 296 695

 

testbed squint opera

33 Parkgate Road
London SW11 4NP

0207 223 7115

reservations@thedoodlebar.com

For hire: events@thedoodlebar.com

Mon-Thurs 10am-11pm

Fri 10am-midnight

Sat noon-midnight

Sun noon-11pm