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What's on at Bath Comedy Festival

Events Diary 2016

Bath Comedy Festival event details, booking information and links will appear here once announced.

Browse Bath Comedy Festival events - click on the title of an event below for full details and booking information, including online booking links.

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Wednesday 30th March, 2016 - Pre-Festival Fun!

Sylvia Hunt - Dog ShowRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£8 / £5

Thursday 31st March, 2016 - Pre-Festival Fun!

John Robins - SpeakeasyRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£14 / £12

Friday 1st April, 2016

Laugh At BathStarts at Bath Abbey / 11.15am and 2.15pm£8 / £6/£5

Degrees Of Error - Murder She Didn't WriteMission Theatre6.45pm / 7.30pm£10 / £8

Comic Sans Script - Improvised ComedySt James Wine Vaults7.00pm / 7.30pm£5

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£8 / £5

Opening Night - April Fools Stand-up ShowcaseWidcombe Social Club / 8.00pmTBA

James Veitch - Dot ConRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£14 / £12

Saturday 2nd April, 2016

Laugh At BathStarts at Bath Abbey / 11.15am and 2.15pm£8 / £6/£5

Degrees Of Error - Murder She Didn't WriteMission Theatre6.45pm / 7.30pm£10 / £8

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£8 / £5

The Oxy - Live at Bath YMCABath YMCA7.30pm / 8.00pm£5

George Egg - Anarchist CookRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£14 / £12

John Pendal - International Man Of LeatherSt James Wine Vaults (gallery room)8.00pm / 8.30pmFree entry (donations)

Sunday 3rd April, 2016

The 9th Wine Arts TrailCore Festival showTo be revealed...10.40am / 11.00am£30

Laugh At BathStarts at Bath Abbey / 11.15am and 2.15pm£8 / £6/£5

The 9th Wine Arts TrailCore Festival showTo be revealed...2.40pm / 3.00pm£30

David Tsonos - Professional AuditionerCore Festival showBath Brew House4.00pm / 4.30pm£5

Degrees Of Error - Murder She Didn't WriteMission Theatre6.45pm / 7.30pm£10 / £8

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£8 / £5

Jess Robinson - The Rise of Mighty VoiceCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club9.00pm / 9.30pm£12.50 / £10

Monday 4th April, 2016

Degrees Of Error - Murder She Didn't WriteMission Theatre6.45pm / 7.30pm£10 / £8

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£8 / £5

Taylor Glenn - A Billion Days of ParenthoodCore Festival showRing O Bells7.30pm / 8.00pm£5

New Act Competition - Heat 1Core Festival showBath Brew House7.30pm / 8.00pm£5

Tuesday 5th April, 2016

Matt Green - Writing to Harvey KeitelCore Festival showRing O Bells6.00pm / 6.30pm£5

Degrees Of Error - Murder She Didn't WriteMission Theatre6.45pm / 7.30pm£10 / £8

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£8 / £5

Stuart Goldsmith: An HourCore Festival showRing O Bells7.30pm / 8.00pm£8 / £5

New Act Competition - Heat 2Core Festival showBath Brew House7.30pm / 8.00pm£5

Tamar Broadbent - All By My SelfieCore Festival showRing O Bells9.00pm / 9.30pm£5

Wednesday 6th April, 2016

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£8 / £5

New Act Competition - Heat 3Core Festival showBath Brew House7.30pm / 8.00pm£5

Diane Spencer - New MaterialCore Festival showRing O Bells7.30pm / 8.00pm£5

Javier Jarquin - The Card NinjaRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£14 / £12

Thursday 7th April, 2016

Laugh At BathStarts at Bath Abbey / 11.15am and 2.15pm£8 / £6/£5

The Travelling SistersCore Festival showRing O Bells6.00pm / 6.30pm£5

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£8 / £5

Lewis Schaffer - You Are BeautifulCore Festival showRing O Bells7.30pm / 8.00pm£8 / £5

New Act Competition - Heat 4Core Festival showBath Brew House7.30pm / 8.00pm£5

Tony Jameson - Football Manager Ruined My LifeRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£14 / £12

Friday 8th April, 2016

Laugh At BathStarts at Bath Abbey / 11.15am and 2.15pm£8 / £6/£5

Joz Norris - Hey Guys!Core Festival showBath Brew House6.00pm / 6.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£8 / £5

New Act Competition - Heat 5Core Festival showBath Brew House7.30pm / 8.00pm£5

Mike Livesley and The Austerity Orchestra - Vivian Stanshall's Sir Henry At Rawlinson EndRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£14 / £12

Karen Sherrard - A Fête Worse Than DeathSt James Wine Vaults (gallery room)8.00pm / 8.30pm£6 / £5

Drift Snowbarger - Drift Towards DeathSt James Wine Vaults (cellar bar)8.30pm / 9.00pmFree entry (donations)

Saturday 9th April, 2016

Laugh At BathStarts at Bath Abbey / 11.15am and 2.15pm£8 / £6/£5

Rob Coleman - Ship of Fool Assembly Inn (Cellar Bar)4.30pm / 5.00pmFree entry (donations)

The Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre Do ShakespeareCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club5.30pm / 6.00pm£8 / £5

Chris Norton Walker - Something funny happened on the way hereAssembly Inn (Cellar Bar)5.50pm / 6.00pmFree entry (donations)

David Ephgrave - Work in (Hope of) ProgressMission Theatre (The Theatre Upstairs)6.45pm / 7.30pm£8 / £5

The Oxy - Comedy in the Community Show A Bath resident's living room7.30pm / 8.00pm£5 (see description)

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£8 / £5

Patrick Monahan - The Disco YearsCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£12 / £10

Otway And Barrett - The Final Straw Tour 2016Rondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£14 / £12

Karen Sherrard - A Fête Worse Than DeathSt James Wine Vaults (gallery room)8.00pm / 8.30pm£6 / £5

Sunday 10th April, 2016

Laugh At BathStarts at Bath Abbey / 11.15am and 2.15pm£8 / £6/£5

David Ephgrave - Work in (Hope of) ProgressMission Theatre (The Theatre Upstairs)6.45pm / 7.30pm£8 / £5

New Act Competition - Grand FinalCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club6.45pm / 7.30pm£8.50

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£8 / £5

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Printed Programme

Bath Comedy Festival printed programme

Pick up a copy of our glossy printed programme around town from the end of February, or if you would like a copy posted to you, please send an A5 sized s.a.e. with two first class stamps affixed, to Bath Comedy Festival, Programme Request, 4a Sussex Place, Bath BA2 4LA (programmes will be posted by return).