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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

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

Opening Night April Fools Stand-up Showcase - Silky, Nick Page, Dave Williams, Bethan Roberts, Bilal Zafar, LJ Da FunkCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£14 / £12

Saturday 2nd April, 2016

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

Viv Groskop - Be More Margo (Work in progress)Core Festival showWidcombe Social Club4.30pm / 5.00pm£8 / £5

Sam Carrington - Awkwardly MobileCore Festival showBath Brew House4.00pm / 4.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Stephanie Laing & Paul Duncan McGarrity - Wheely Wheely Wheely Wheely WheelyCore Festival showBath Brew House5.30pm / 6.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

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)

Stephen Frost's Improv AllstarsCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club8.30pm / 9.00pm£15 / £12.50

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
SOLD OUT

David Tsonos - Professional AuditionerCore Festival showBath Brew House4.00pm / 4.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

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

James Dowdeswell's Perfect PubCore Festival showBath Brew House7.00pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

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

Seymour Mace - Niche as F*ck!Core Festival showRing O Bells6.00pm / 6.30pm£6

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*

Anna Morris - It's Got To Be PerfectCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club6.30pm / 7.00pm£8 / £5

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

Hardeep Singh Kohli - Big Mouth Strikes AgainCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club8.00pm / 8.30pm£12 / £10

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

Unrehearsed Monty Python & THe Holy GrailThe Bell Courtyard2.00pm / 3.00pmFree

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

Christian Talbot is Shite at Being IrishCore Festival showBath Brew House5.30pm / 6.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

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).