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Thursday 25th January, 2018 - Pre-Festival Fun!

Bonbon's Bonkers Burns Night

Date: Thursday 25th January, 2018
Venue: Widcombe Social Club
Doors: 7.30pm for 8.00pm show
Duration: 2.5hrs
Price: £35 incl three course supper & whisky


Bath Comedy presents A Burns Supper with a Difference

Celebrate the birthday of the Bard of Ayrshire in traditional style with a twist!

Enjoy a fabulous three course supper featuring Cullen Skink, Haggis* Neeps and Tatties and delicious Cranachan.

All the trimmings are included: quality toasting whisky, tartan tableware, Irn Bru, Edinburgh rock, plus a reasonably priced pay bar.

Genial Master of Ceremonies Ralph Le Bonbon will preside and your eveningís entertainment includes the piping in of the haggis with Blim Burns wielding the ceremonial sword, an emotional rendition of Willieís Prayer by Glasgow actor Iain Wotherspoon and all your favourite tunes from north of the border delivered by none other than Fromeís Miss Aggie McFaggot.

Star of the evening is the unique Danish stand-up comedian and highland piper Claus Reiss. Yes,folks, a genuine Danish highland piper!

Rumour has it that Lady Margaretís Scottish cousin Morag may pay a flying visit to draw the Grand Whisky Raffle.

Dress code: Tartan (optional).

Advance ticket purchase essential

*Vegetarian option available.


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Thursday 22nd March, 2018 - Pre-Festival Fun!

Larry Dean - Fandan

Date: Thursday 22nd March, 2018
Venue: Ring O Bells
Doors: 7.30pm for 8.00pm show
Duration: 1hr50 incl interval
Price: £8


Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Larry Dean brings his critically-acclaimed new show on tour following a sold-out Edinburgh Fringe run and a debut appearance on BBC1's Live At The Apollo.

Enjoy "unexpected and excellent" (**** Sunday Times) storytelling from one of UK comedy's fiercest new talents.

As seen on Comedy Central at the Comedy Store.

British Comedy Guide Top 10 Best Reviewed Shows at Edinburgh Fringe 2017.

"Confessional storytelling at its funniest" - The Herald *****

"Dean's work is as good as Kevin Bridges" - The List ****

"Has the easy charm of an arena comic and the high joke rate, too" - Guardian

Bath Comedy Festival New Act Competition Winner 2013


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