Screen Printing Workshop 14/12 book here

The Doodle Bar is a bar and events space in Battersea where people have the freedom to enjoy a good scribble, play a game of ping pong and enjoy some street food on our outside 'beach' area. The bar is set against the backdrop of TESTBED1 - a dramatic and versatile arts and events space for creative innovation, ideas and experimentation. 

  • Kiosks & Other Laughables: A talk by Sir Peter Cook

    Join us for a talk by the wonderful Prof Sir Peter Cook. This will be the last of the MULTISTORY lectures hosted by UCA Canterbury School of Architecture. 6pm for a 7pm start. Free entry.

  • Burlesque Life Drawing

    Fashion drawing teacher Sue Dray returns to Doodle on the first Monday of every month with her life drawing class. Each session will have a different theme and the cocktails will be flowing! 7pm for 8pm start. £12 on the door (£10 for students). Drawing materials provided for a donation

  • The BIG Doodle Movie Quiz

    Select your team and buff up your film knowledge because the Doodle Quiz is here and there are prizes to be won PLUS a load of cash if you play your cards right! Hosted by the Master of Quizzes, @ThatBoyontTelly, as seen on Sky1 and broadcast on Radio 4. £2 entry. Every 1st Wednesday of the month. To book a table email

    Well Kneaded will be on the beach selling their delicious wood fired pizzas.

  • Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

    The perfect way to kick start the festive season! Join us to learn how to make a Christmas Door Wreath to take home.

    £35pp Contact Alex to reserve your space 07786 442 513 or

    Limited spaces available!

  • Christmas Screenprinting Workshop

    Learn to screen print with creative arts teacher Nicole Line. In this hands on class you will be shown practical ways to implement your ideas by exploring the building of colour onto sample prints and pushing boundaries within your designs. The workshop is aimed at beginners through to experienced printers. Nicole will guide you through each process, resulting in a final print onto a bag and items of clothing. £20pp

  • Get your Knit On with Wool & the Gang

    Unravel with friends & learn a new craft at a Wool & the Gang Knit Party! You'll have on-hand crocheting help from our gang of crocheteers PLUS you will receive exclusive access to their video tutorials after the party. And the best bit? You get to walk away with your very own #madeunique Off the Hook scarf. There will be a selection of Crazy Sexy Wool colours available on the night. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, don't be a knit wit - book your space now!

  • 1
    Dec '15 - Tue 7.00pm

    Kiosks & Other Laughables: A talk by Sir Peter Cook

  • 7
    Dec '15 - Mon 8.00pm

    Burlesque Life Drawing

  • 9
    Dec '15 - Wed 8.00pm

    The BIG Doodle Movie Quiz

  • 13
    Dec '15 - Sun 1.00pm

    Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

  • 14
    Dec '15 - Mon 7.00pm

    Christmas Screenprinting Workshop

    Buy tickets
  • 14
    Dec '15 - Mon 7.00pm

    Get your Knit On with Wool & the Gang

    Buy tickets

We have a roster of street food vendors on the Doodle Beach. Come and EAT, drink and doodle!

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 or call 07453 296 695


testbed squint opera

33 Parkgate Road
London SW11 4NP

0207 223 7115

For hire:

Mon-Thurs 10am-11pm

Fri 10am-midnight

Sat noon-midnight

Sun noon-11pm