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In the day, we are open to the public, when the bar is open (evenings from 7pm) then members and their guests of the 12 London Road Social Club are welcome. Unless otherwise stated below, then evening events are bar events.

Opening times are below but check the listings for the current month, if there is nothing listed, we’re unlikely to be open.

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 7pm – 11pm
  • Friday and Saturday 8pm – 12am or 2am (depending on the event)
  • Sunday 2pm – 10.30pm (if we’re open on a Sunday its usually either a delicious Sunday Roast/BBQ fundraiser or a gig in the evening)
Regular events
  • Mondays 10am – 3.30pm: Migrant English Project
    Free English lessons and drop-in conversation for asylum seekers and refugees. Information, support and advice. Children welcome.
  • Mondays 5pm – 6.15pm: Welfare Rights Advice
    Free and confidential advice on issues to do with claiming benefits, housing and work issues.
  • Every second Wednesday of the month, 4.30pm: Cafe volunteer meeting
  • Thursdays 7-9pm: Free Software Clinic (in the library)
    Come up to the library (upstairs in the back building) for help with free software and online security. For more info, or to arrange a different time, email cowleylibrary@riseup.net
  • Thursdays 8pm: Evening meal, £4

When the bar is open (evenings from 7pm) then members and their guests of the 12 London Road Social Club are welcome.

Unless otherwise stated above, the evening events are bar events.The 12 London Road Social Club (12LRSC) is a separate organisation from the Cowley Club.

It’s a private members club which uses the space in the evenings and is licensed to sell alcohol. It is co-operatively owned, controlled by its members and depends upon volunteers to keep it going. Only members and their guests may enter; to join costs just £1 and you can be proposed and seconded by existing members. There are currently over 5,000 members of the bar.

Entry to all events is free or by donation to raise funds for various causes. Do consider doing an event as a benefit for the club!