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Barnard Castle Comedy Festival
Barnard Castle Comedy Festival Over the next few weeks we’ll be revealing the full line-up for the first ever Barnard Castle Comedy Festival, based at The Witham. We can’t name names just yet, but this year’s programme will feature stand-ups with Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo on their CV, an Edinburgh Comedy…
Beverley Folk Festival
Weekend live music festival of folk and acoustic acts featuring the Bootleg Beatles, Hayseed Dixie, Barbara Dickson, Rab Noakes, Curtis Eller and Hat Fitz. The festival also includes comedy, literature and workshops for youngsters.
Sat 20 Jun
Following Celeste under the big top as her cast of endearing animals emerge one by one. A charming and engaging first trip to the circus especially for very young children (0–5 years).
Wed 8 Apr
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Tue 14 Apr
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Comedy Club 4 Kids
Top comedians play to the toughest crowd: kids. And they have to keep it clean.
Sun 17 May
£7 / 020 8369 5454
- 12:00 Comedy Club 4 Kids Artsdepot, London
Events at The platform
Events This may at the Platform.
Sat 16 May
Sun 17 May
Sun 24 May
Tue 26 May
Funny Way To Be: Barnard Castle Comedy Festival
Over the next few weeks we’ll be revealing the full line-up for the first ever Barnard Castle Comedy Festival, based at The Witham. We can’t name names just yet, but this year’s programme will feature stand-ups with Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo on their CV, an Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, a 2014 British Comedy…
Funny Women: Sketch And Character Workshop
Learn to write and perform live comedy in a two-hour workshop focusing on comic inspiration, how to develop sketches, different joke formulae and how to think up interesting characters.
Sat 4 Apr
£49.50 (£39.50) / 0844 264 2140
- 11:00 Funny Women: Sketch And Character Workshop St James Theatre, London
The Great Jaydini (Over 4s)
Enter the funny and magical world of The Great Jaydini, a talented and professional magician whose unique style puts together a blend of comedy and magic.
Fri 3 Apr
£10 / 01793 524481
- 11:00 The Great Jaydini (Over 4s) Wyvern Theatre, Swindon
Great Yorkshire Fringe
A weird, wise and wonderful ten-day festival comes to York next summer.
Fri 24 Jul
Sat 25 Jul
Sun 26 Jul
Half a Sixpence
Viva Youth Theatre Flash, bang, wallop – what a show! Kipps and Ann were childhood friends. When they were parted as children, Kipps cut a sixpence in half and told Ann to look at it whenever she missed him. Years later they meet and re-kindle their childhood friendship. Then everything changes… A classic musical…
Mon 10 Aug
Tue 11 Aug
Wed 12 Aug
Hoopla Joke Writing Workshop
For budding comedy writers – this workshop breaks down the routine writing process into easy bites, with continued support once you've written your piece.
Performance poetry, stand-up, musical comedy and audience participation from the wordsmith and prolific writer.
Sat 4 Apr
£10; £27 group of four (Children £6) / 01223 511511
- 11:30 John Hegley Cambridge Junction
Kate Shortt’s Comedy Cello
Kate Shortt, cellist, singer and comedian, transforms her cello into all sorts of animals and characters.
Sat 16 May
£4.50 (£3) / 020 8348 8716
- 10:00 – 10:45 Kate Shortt’s Comedy Cello Lauderdale House, London
Kids Do The Funniest Things
Write and perform your own jokes – just like a professional Stand-Up Comedian! Hilarious, inspiring, inclusive and memorable, these workshops let everyone have a go and see how much fun it is being a comedian. For ages 7 to 14. Course leader Paul B. Edwards will give insights into the world of comedy and show the…
Thu 2 Apr
London Sketchfest 2015
Retuning for its third year, Sketchfest presents a series of alternative comedy shows from new, unsigned acts.
Fri 1 May
Sat 2 May
Sun 3 May
Mouth Of The Tyne Festival
Festival of variety including music, street theatre and comedy, with a line-up the includes Martha Reeves & the Vandellas, Roots Manuva, the Specials and Jack Savoretti.
New Art Club With Dance 4: Hercules
This story of Hercules is told through hilarious dance routines and amazing speciality acts. It's a modern cabaret the whole family will enjoy.
Wed 20 May
£16 / 0116 242 3595
- 11:00 New Art Club With Dance 4: Hercules Curve Theatre, Leicester
Making its UK debut the American comedy institution, 'Second City', is coming to London in May and will be setting up a work shop in London's own Angel Comedy alongside a week long Festival of Improvistation beween 10th-16th May.
Mon 4 May
Tue 5 May
Wed 6 May
Dundee Rep will host Sing-a-long-a Frozen, when the unique, interactive screening of the worldwide phenomenon Frozen rolls into town as part of a nationwide UK tour. Singalonga Productions are delighted to announce that Disney's Frozen is the new Singalonga must see! A screening of Disney’s Frozen with lyrics on screen…
Three day tribute music festival featuring over 130 acts across seven stages. There are a further 90+ unsigned acts playing acoustic and folk marquees, DJs in the dance dance marquee comedy performances and capacity for 2,000 dancers.
Fri 31 Jul
Sat 1 Aug
Sun 2 Aug
A massive multi-arts festival takes over the Southbank for the best part of a raucous three months, with music, comedy, theatre and family-friendly shows aplenty. The 2015 programme includes stand up from Katherine Ryan, James Acaster and Richard Herring; bubble fun for kids with The Amazing Bubble Man; and circus…
Sat 18 Apr
What Not to Eat at Sea (Work in Progress)
Sarah Weldon discusses her attempt, later this year, to become the first person to row solo around Great Britain. Work in progress. Booking is essential.
Fri 1 May
£3–£6 / 0161 907 5555
- 10:30 – 11:30 What Not to Eat at Sea (Work in Progress) Royal Northern College Of Music, Manchester
Sun 3 May
£3–£7 / 0844 875 0073
- 10:00 – 11:30 What Not to Eat at Sea (Work in Progress) Southbank Centre, London