The Birds Nest
WHO WE ARE
The Birds Nest has evolved into a fantastic, international music and arts venue while retaining its original South London flavour. Located at the end of Creekside and on the borders of Greenwich and Deptford, the pub is a hub of artists and musicians. Live music varies from folk to hardcore punk, Blues to Ska, established well known bands, to up-and-coming local talent. Art exhibitions are held monthly at our own gallery, showcasing emergent, underground and more established visual artists. The Birds Nest always has quality music and art.
Formerly The Oxford Arms the pub has hosted such big names as Squeeze and Dire Straits and continues today to bring top bands to Deptford. Further back in the 16th century, the pub was a centre for arts. Deptford Theatre was joined to the pub, the playwright, Christopher Marlowe was connected to this theatre.
Presently the pub has live music every Wednesday to Sunday, and Comedy nights on Mondays, featuring an array of stand-up comedians. Wednesdays is open mic, where musicians can come down and play their songs for a pint. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays are always booked up with big crowd-pulling bands.
DJ AWE and Dr RARE are the resident DJ's, playing every Friday and Saturday from 11pm to 1am.
The art gallery has monthly exhibitions, with a special opening night every first Friday of the month with live music and DJs.
A popular feature of the pub is its happy hour. Monday to Friday 5pm to 7pm all pints, bottles and glasses of wine are only £2.50 each.
If you are interested in playing or booking an event, please send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
To book an exhibition at the gallery, please send an email to: email@example.com
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