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Events Diary 2019

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Thursday 7th February, 2019

Bath Comedy's Feel Good CabaretCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£15 / £12

Tuesday 26th March, 2019

Pernilla Holland - BloomPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

New Act Competition - Heat 1The Bell Inn7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Opening Night Show & Party - starring Rory Bremner & Rob RouseCore Festival showWalcot House7.45pm / 8.30pm£15 / £12
SOLD OUT

Susan Murray - Blunt Force TraumaPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Wednesday 27th March, 2019

Andrew White - Retirement TourPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

New Act Competition - Heat 2The Bell Inn7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Sam Wyatt - I Predict A Wyatt!Pay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Thursday 28th March, 2019

Sam Wyatt - I Predict A Wyatt!Pay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Croft & Pearce - Double TakeCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£14 / £10

New Act Competition - Heat 3Bath Brew House7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

The Smoking Duck Comedy PlaygroupThe Bell8.00pm / 8.30pmFree

Sanderson Jones - Comedy BeingPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*
CANCELLED

Friday 29th March, 2019

Tracey Collins & FriendsCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club6.30pm / 7.00pm£10

Julian Clary - Born To MinceKomedia6.00pm / 7.30pm£25 / £23
SOLD OUT

Maddie Campion - Truly Maddie DeeplyPay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

New Act Competition - Heat 4The Bell Inn7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Walcot House Friday Night Live - starring Alan FrancisWalcot House7.30pm / 8.00pm£12

Swear along with Withnail & ICore Festival showWidcombe Social Club8.30pm / 9.00pm£8

Darren Lerigo - The DaftPay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Saturday 30th March, 2019

Tales Of Britain LiveWidcombe Social Club / 12pm£3 on the door

Steve McLean - Action Figure ArchivePay as you feel showBath Brew House1.15pm / 1.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Dorian Wainwright - The Picture Of Dorian WainwrightPay as you feel showBath Brew House2.45pm / 3.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Sally-Anne Hayward - Work in ProgressPay as you feel showBath Brew House4.15pm / 4.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

James Alderson - Bring Back The 80s!Pay as you feel showBath Brew House5.45pm / 6.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Sasha Ellen - No Man's LandPay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Krater Comedy Club - Komedia6.30pm / 8.00pm£9 - £41

Festival Opening Weekend Gala Show - Stand-up and Musical Comedy ShowcaseCore Festival showApex Hotel Conference Suite7.00pm / 8.00pm£22 / £18

The Chris Arnold ExperiencePay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Sunday 31st March, 2019

Rare Species - Frome - The Fecund ComingFrome / 3.00pm£10

Al Lubel - Work in ProgressPay as you feel showBath Brew House2.45pm / 3.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Harun Musho'd - Dark Side of HarunPay as you feel showBath Brew House4.15pm / 4.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Rare Species - Frome - The Fecund ComingFrome / 6.00pm£10

Adele Cliff - UndersharePay as you feel showBath Brew House5.45pm / 6.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Daniel Cainer - More Gefilte Fish & ChipsCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club6.00pm / 6.30pm£10

Radu Isac - Good Excuses For SociopathsPay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Paul 'Silky' White - ZIUQ! The Family-friendly-ish Backwards Comedy QuizCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club8.15pm / 8.30pm£8 before 1 Mar, £10 after

Tom Glover - A Glover Not A FighterPay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Monday 1st April, 2019

Only Fools The (cushty) Dining ExperienceCore Festival showAbbey Hotel7.00pm / 7.30pm£57.50 incl 3 course meal & cocktail

CriminalCore Festival showRing O Bells7.00pm / 7.30pm£10

Riordan DJ & Morgan Rees - Coming To TermsPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

New Act Competition - Heat 5Bath Brew House7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Sunjai Arif & Nathan Eagle - Stranger FriendsPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Tuesday 2nd April, 2019

Only Fools The (cushty) Dining ExperienceCore Festival showAbbey Hotel7.00pm / 7.30pm£57.50 incl 3 course meal & cocktail

Darren Walsh - Massive PuntCore Festival showRing O Bells7.00pm / 7.30pm£8

Tony Law - A Lost ShowKomedia Arts Cafe7.00pm / 7.30pm£10

Luca Cupani - Lives I Never LivedPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

New Act Competition - Heat 6The Bell Inn7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Louise Leigh - IdentifiablePay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

George Rigden - Spooning With UriCore Festival showPay as you feel showRing O Bells8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Wednesday 3rd April, 2019

Maisie AdamCore Festival showRing O Bells6.30pm / 7.00pm£8

Sindhu Vee - SandhogRondo Theatre / 7.30pm£14 / £12

Louise Leigh - IdentifiablePay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Maria Shehata - Pretty LittlePay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Micky P Kerr - Z-LIST CELEBRITYKomedia6.30pm / 8.00pm£15-£26

New Act Competition - Heat 7The Bell Inn7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Sex.. with Pete SearlesCore Festival showRing O Bells8.15pm / 8.30pm£8

Michael Legge - The IdiotPay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Thursday 4th April, 2019

An Evening of Eric & ErnCore Festival showBath Forum6.30pm / 7.30pm£20 - £25

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

Rob Auton - The Talk ShowRondo Theatre / 8.00pm£14 / £12

New Act Competition - Heat 8Bath Brew House7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

The Smoking Duck Comedy PlaygroupThe Bell8.00pm / 8.30pmFree

Friday 5th April, 2019

Marcel Lucont - No. DixCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club6.30pm / 7.00pm£12 / £10

Isa Bonachera - The Great EmptinessMission Theatre / 7.30pm£8

Cally Beaton - InvisiblePay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

Andrew Maxwell - ShowtimeRondo Theatre / 8.00pm£14

New Act Competition - Heat 9The Bell Inn7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Walcot House Friday Night Live - starring Mitch BennWalcot House7.30pm / 8.00pm£12

Bath Folk Club - Georgia Lewis & Rowan PiggottRing O Bells8.00pm / 8.15pm£8 adv (£10 on door)

Jess Robinson - No FilterCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club8.30pm / 9.00pm£15 / £12

Pauline Eyre & Jenny Laville - BufferingPay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Saturday 6th April, 2019

Utopia: Under ConstructionPay as you feel showBath Brew House1.15pm / 1.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Laura Lexx - Future TensePay as you feel showBath Brew House2.45pm / 3.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Steve McLean - Action Figure ArchivePay as you feel showBath Brew House4.15pm / 4.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Pauline Eyre & Jenny Laville - BufferingPay as you feel showBath Brew House5.45pm / 6.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Kane & Abel - Split EggMission Theatre / 7.30pm£12 / £10

Faulty Towers The Dining ExperienceApex Hotel7.00pm / 7.30pm£55 incl 3 course meal

Cally Beaton - InvisiblePay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre - SuperheroesRondo Theatre / 8.00pm£14 / £10

Krater Comedy Club - Komedia6.30pm / 8.00pm£9 - £41

Bill Smarme's Social ClubCore Festival showRing O Bells7.30pm / 8.00pm£10
SOLD OUT

David Ephgrave's New BitsPay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*
CANCELLED

Sunday 7th April, 2019

The Wine Arts Trail 2019Core Festival showTo be revealed...10.40am / 11.00am£30
SOLD OUT

Arnold Kuenzler-Byrt - Urban WildlifeUp The Wrenerade / 2.30pm£10
SOLD OUT

The Wine Arts Trail 2019Core Festival showTo be revealed...2.40pm / 3.00pm£30
SOLD OUT

Laura Ollerton & Jessie Nixon - Difficult Pifficult Lemon SquifficultPay as you feel showBath Brew House2.45pm / 3.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*
CANCELLED

David Ephgrave's New BitsPay as you feel showBath Brew House4.15pm / 4.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*
CANCELLED

Martin Pilgrim - I Write Jokes Not TragediesPay as you feel showBath Brew House5.30pm / 6.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Charlie Partridge - JamPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults5.45pm / 6.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Jem Roberts - White Straight Men Like Me Should STFUThe Bell / 7.00pm£3 on the door

The Independent Comedy Appreciation Society LIVE - Frank Foucault and The Delightful SausageKomedia Arts Cafe7.00pm / 7.30pm£8

Samantha Pressdee - CoveredPay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Rachel Creeger - Hinayni!Pay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Arnold Kuenzler-Byrt - Urban WildlifeUp The Wrenerade / 8.00pm£10

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

Funny Noises 2019The Bell / 8.00pm£3 on the door or pay what you feel

David Hoare and Richard James - Riches & Hoare'sPay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Christopher Macarthur-Boyd - Work In ProgressPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Monday 8th April, 2019

The Independent Comedy Appreciation Society LIVE - Joz Norris and SiblingsKomedia Arts Cafe7.00pm / 7.30pm£8

Sunjai Arif - Which Princess Are You?Pay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

New Act Competition - Heat 10Bath Brew House7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Seymour Mace Gets Sucked Off By GodCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£8 / £5

Wheel Of Four LoonsPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Tuesday 9th April, 2019

Matt Price - Broken Hooters And Geezers With ShootersCore Festival showRing O Bells7.00pm / 7.30pm£8

The Independent Comedy Appreciation Society LIVE - Elf Lyons and Peter FlemingKomedia Arts Cafe7.00pm / 7.30pm£8

Philip Simon - Who's the Daddy Pig?Pay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

New Act Competition - Heat 11The Bell Inn7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Nick Doody - PGCore Festival showRing O Bells8.45pm / 9.00pm£8

[Redacted Bristol Comedian] - Laugh Til It Hurts: A BDSM Comedy ShowPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Wednesday 10th April, 2019

White Collar ComedyCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club6.30pm / 7.00pm£10

Archie Maddocks - IrreverentPay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Robyn Perkins - Mating SelectionPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

Tom Neenan - It's Always InfinityRondo Theatre / 8.00pm£14 / £12

New Act Competition - Heat 12The Bell Inn7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Fitz of Giggles - ShowcaseRing O Bells7.30pm / 8.00pm£8

Arthur Smith accompanied by The Smithereens - SydCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club8.30pm / 9.00pm£15 / £12

Pernilla Holland - BloomPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Tony Chiotti - Not-so-fresh Off The BoatPay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Thursday 11th April, 2019

Simon Caine - Every Room Is A Panic Room If You Overthink EnoughPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Janis Haves - Evil Queen Rules!Pay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

Sean McLoughlin - Hail MaryRondo Theatre / 8.00pm£12

Henning Wehn - Get On With ItCore Festival showBath Forum7.00pm / 8.00pm£20 - £25

The Smoking Duck Comedy PlaygroupThe Bell8.00pm / 8.30pmFree

Chris Norton Walker - YEAH!Pay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Christian Talbot & Dan Cardwell - What Would Aaron Sorkin Do?Pay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*
CANCELLED

Friday 12th April, 2019

New Act Competition - Semi Final 1Pay as you feel showWidcombe Social Club5.30pm / 6.00pm£5 or pay what you feel

Francis & Power - Deep Dark CiutsCore Festival showRing O Bells7.00pm / 7.30pm£8

Alexander Bennett - They Call Me Daddy PunchlinesPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Janis Haves - Evil Queen Rules!Pay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

John Luke Roberts - All I Wanna DoRondo Theatre / 8.00pm£12

Fast, Fresh & Dirty ComedyThe Barley Mow8.00pm / 9.00pmFree (donations)

New Act Competition - Semi Final 2Pay as you feel showWidcombe Social Club8.30pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel

Jacqueline Haigh - GoddessPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Garrett Millerick - SunflowerCore Festival showRing O Bells8.45pm / 9.00pm£10

Edd Hedges - Here We ArePay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Saturday 13th April, 2019

John Moloney - Have I Got A Workshop For YouCore Festival showApex Hotel Conference Suite2.15pm / 2.30pm£5
SOLD OUT

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

Kieran Hodgson - '75Rondo Theatre / 8.00pm£14 / £12

Krater Comedy Club - Komedia6.30pm / 8.00pm£9 - £41

Festival Closing Weekend Gala Show - Starring Fred MacAulay & John MoloneyCore Festival showApex Hotel Conference Centre7.00pm / 8.00pm£22 / £18

Sunday 14th April, 2019

Rare Species - Frome - The Fecund ComingFrome / 3.00pm£10

The Unrehearsed Theatre Company - Blackadder Rides AgainThe Bell / 4.00pmFree

Rare Species - Frome - The Fecund ComingFrome / 6.00pm£10

New Act Competition - Grand FinalCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club6.45pm / 7.30pm£10
SOLD OUT

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

Sunday 5th May, 2019

Nick Harper - 58 Fordwych RoadCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£15

Tuesday 28th May, 2019 - Bath Comedy Festival @ Bath Fringe!

David Crowe - BoundariesCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£10

Thursday 30th May, 2019 - Bath Comedy Festival @ Bath Fringe!

Pete Searles - Hey Gringo! A Chile ChristmasCore Festival showRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£14 / £10

Monday 22nd July, 2019 - Edinburgh Previews!

Grant Busé - Touché BuséCore Festival showPay as you feel showRing O Bells6.30pm / 7.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

George Rigden - Spooning With UriCore Festival showPay as you feel showRing O Bells8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Tuesday 23rd July, 2019 - Edinburgh Previews!

Loyiso Gola - Pop CultureCore Festival showPay as you feel showRing O Bells6.30pm / 7.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Anuvab Pal - Democracy & DiscodancingCore Festival showPay as you feel showRing O Bells8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Wednesday 24th July, 2019 - Edinburgh Previews!

John Hastings - 10 John Hastings I Hate About You Core Festival showPay as you feel showRing O Bells6.30pm / 7.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Phil Nichol - Too MuchCore Festival showPay as you feel showRing O Bells8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Thursday 25th July, 2019 - Edinburgh Previews!

Lucy PearmanCore Festival showPay as you feel showRing O Bells6.30pm / 7.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Spencer JonesCore Festival showPay as you feel showRing O Bells8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Friday 26th July, 2019 - Edinburgh Previews!

Archie Maddocks - Big Dick EnergyCore Festival showPay as you feel showRing O Bells6.30pm / 7.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Nick Doody - I Will Milk YouCore Festival showPay as you feel showRing O Bells8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Thursday 24th October, 2019 - Autumn Season!

Widcombe Nights - Tsonos & McFarlane LIVE (obviously)Core Festival showRing O Bells7.30pm / 8.00pm£10 / £8

Friday 8th November, 2019 - Autumn Season!

The Fabulous PoodlesCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.30pm£15
SOLD OUT

Thursday 28th November, 2019 - Autumn Season!

Bonbon "Switched-on" Christmas CabaretCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£15 / £12
SOLD OUT

Monday 2nd December, 2019 - Autumn Season!

Faulty Towers - The Christmas Dining ExperienceCore Festival showThe Bird, Bath7.00pm / 7.30pm£57.50 incl 3 course meal
SOLD OUT

Tuesday 17th December, 2019 - Autumn Season!

Winter WonderbandCore Festival showRing O Bells7.30pm / 8.00pm£12 / £10
SOLD OUT

Saturday 25th January, 2020

Bonkers Burns Night - with the Improv All StarsCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£38-£40 incl 3 course meal

Wednesday 19th February, 2020

Widcombe Nights Special - SilkyCore Festival showRing O Bells7.30pm / 8.00pm£10

Thursday 20th February, 2020

Catherine Bohart - LemonCore Festival showRing O Bells7.30pm / 8.00pm£10
SOLD OUT

Monday 30th March, 2020

New Act Competition - Heat 1The Barley Mo7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Tuesday 31st March, 2020

Chelsea Birkby - SexistentialismPay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

New Act Competition - Heat 2The Barley Mo7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Gabby Best - I Can't Look At Him PeterPay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Wednesday 1st April, 2020

Paul McCaffrey - Work In ProgressPay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

Bill Bailey, Jess Robinson, Silky, Catherine Bohart, John Moloney (MC) - April Fools' GalaCore Festival showBath Forum7.00pm / 8.00pm£20-£25

New Act Competition - Heat 3The Barley Mo7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Fern Brady - Power & ChaosRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£12

Phil Jerrod - SICKOPay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Thursday 2nd April, 2020

The Chris Arnold ExperiencePay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Rachel Creeger - Pray It ForwardPay as you feel showSt James WIne Vaults7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

An Evening with Vivienne & A Big Baga ChipzKomedia6.30pm / 8.00pm
SOLD OUT

New Act Competition - Heat 4The Barley Mo7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Crybabies - Danger BrigadeRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£12 / £10

Funny NoisesThe Bell Inn8.00pm / 8.30pmFree

Laugh Til It Hurts - A BDSM Comedy ShowPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Sadia Azmat - Work In ProgressPay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Friday 3rd April, 2020

Bath Institute of Laughter - Cartoon drawing with Harry Venning (workshop)Widcombe Social Club / 11.00amFree

Alexander Bennett - A Messy Bitch Who Loves DramaPay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

Questions and Beer - Comedy QuizThe Barley Mo / 8.00pm£2/person

Terry Alderton - AgainCore Festival showWalcot House7.30pm / 8.00pm£12 / £10

Jen Brister - Under PrivilegeRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£14 / £12

Pauline Eyre - All ChangePay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Saturday 4th April, 2020

AftermirthRondo Theatre11.30am / 12noon£12 / £10

Unrehearsed Sketch BagThe Bell Inn1.30pm / 2.00pmDonations for Severn Cancer Hospice

Riordan DJ - Bachelor of MedicinePay as you feel showBath Brew House2.45pm / 3.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Heidi Regan - Work In ProgressPay as you feel showBath Brew House4.15pm / 4.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Beeshes - Beeshes Unleashed!Pay as you feel showThe Bell Inn4.30pm / 5.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre - ROLL UP!Core Festival showWidcombe Social Club5.30pm / 6.00pm£12 / £10

Esther Manito - Work In ProgressPay as you feel showBath Brew House5.45pm / 6.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Lily Phillips - SMUTPay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

Drag Queen BingoThe Barley Mo / 8.00pmFree entry

Krater Comedy Club - Komedia6.30pm / 8.00pm£9 - £41

The Biscuit BarrelRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£14 / £12

Beeshes - Beeshes Unleashed!Pay as you feel showThe Bell Inn8.30pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Lubna Kerr - Where Are You Really Really From?Pay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Sunday 5th April, 2020

The Wine Arts Trail 2020Core Festival showTo be revealed...10.40am / 11.00am£40
SOLD OUT

Beeshes - Beeshes Unleashed!Pay as you feel showThe Bell Inn1.30pm / 2.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

The Wine Arts Trail 2020Core Festival showTo be revealed...2.40pm / 3.00pm£40
SOLD OUT

Tara Newton-Wordsworth - Mummy IssuesPay as you feel showBath Brew House2.45pm / 3.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Louise Leigh - Two-Thirds SpanielPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults4.15pm / 4.39pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Morgan Rees - Work In ProgressPay as you feel showBath Brew House4.15pm / 4.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

An Evening Without Neil InnesWidcombe Social Club5.30pm / 6.00pm£5 fundraiser for the Innes family

Sunjai Arif - Mrs DoubtfulPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults5.45pm / 6.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Sarah Southern - Work In ProgressPay as you feel showBath Brew House5.45pm / 6.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Lorna Shaw - All the Things I'm Glad I know I'll Never KnowPay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Andrew White - Anyway, The Thing Is, What I Really MeanPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

Drew Taylor - The Taming of the DrewPay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Monday 6th April, 2020

David Tsonos - Work In ProgressPay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

New Act Competition - Heat 5The Barley Mo7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

New Act Comedy Night - hosted by Morgan ReesKomedia Arts Café7.30pm / 8.00pm£3 on the door

Paul Savage - Grab BagPay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Tuesday 7th April, 2020

Darren Walsh - Punimal FarmCore Festival showRing O Bells7.15pm / 7.30pm£8

Will Preston - Can't Face RealityPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Sarah Mills - Kicking ButtPay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

New Act Competition - Heat 6The Barley Mo7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Tom Stade - You Ain't Seen Nothing YetRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£18

Mick Ferry - Walking On Egg ShellsCore Festival showRing O Bells8.45pm / 9.00pm£10

Jaleelah Galbraith - #fraudianslipPay as you feel showSt James WIne Vaults8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bobby Mair - CockroachPay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Wednesday 8th April, 2020

Charlie Partridge - Bingiddy BongiddyCore Festival showRing O Bells7.15pm / 7.30pm£10

Will Preston - Can't Face RealityPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Alasdair Beckett-King - NevermorePay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

New Act Competition - Heat 7The Barley Mo7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Tom Stade - You Ain't Seen Nothing YetRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£18

Stand Up With Janine Harouni (Please Remain Seated)Core Festival showRing O Bells8.45pm / 9.00pm£10

Sarah Mills - Kicking ButtPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Harriet Kemsley - Work In ProgressPay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Thursday 9th April, 2020

Bath Institute of Laughter - Sketch writing (workshop)Widcombe Social Club / 10.00amFree

Robyn Perkins - Million Dollar MaybePay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Stand Up With Janine Harouni (Please Remain Seated)Core Festival showRing O Bells7.15pm / 7.30pm£10

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

New Act Competition - Heat 8The Barley Mo7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Simon Munnery - Alan Parker Urban Warrior Farewell TourRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£14

The Smoking Duck Comedy PlaygroupThe Bell8.00pm / 8.30pmFree

Mitch Benn & The Distractions - Musical Comedy ShowcaseCore Festival showKomedia8.30pm / 9.00pm£17 / £15

Freya Mallard and Kathryn Higgins - Too Much, Not EnoughPay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Friday 10th April, 2020

Paul Dennis - Almost Blunted PurposePay as you feel showBath Brew House5.45pm / 6.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Martin Durchov - Coming OverPay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

Stiff & Kitsch - Bricking ItRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£12 / £10

Fast, Fresh & DirtyThe Barley Mo8.00pm / 8.30pmFree entry

Frank Sanazi & the Iraq Pack - Live from Das VegasCore Festival showWalcot House8.30pm / 9.00pm£15 / £12

Joe Sutherland - Work In ProgressPay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Saturday 11th April, 2020

Arthur Smith - Crescent Laughter (Walk)Core Festival showTo be revealed...1.30pm / 2.00pm£20 / £17.50

Jarred Christmas & Hobbit - The Mighty Kids Beatbox Comedy ShowRondo Theatre1.30pm / 2.00pm£8-£30

Jon Matthews & Sam Michael - CISter ActPay as you feel showBath Brew House2.45pm / 3.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Rare Species - Frome - The Fecund ComingFrome / 3.30pm£8 adv, £10 on the day

Martin Durchov - Coming OverPay as you feel showBath Brew House4.15pm / 4.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Arthur Smith - Crescent Laughter (Walk)Core Festival showTo be revealed...4.30pm / 5.00pm£20 / £17.50

Sasha Ellen Offends the EldersPay as you feel showBath Brew House5.45pm / 6.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

President Obonjo - StolenPay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

Stand-up Judge & JuryThe Barley Mo / 8.00pmFree entry

Krater Comedy Club - Komedia6.30pm / 8.00pm£9 - £41

Rob Newman - Work In ProgressRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£14

Olaf FalafelPay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Sunday 12th April, 2020

Elliot Steel - Work In ProgressPay as you feel showBath Brew House5.45pm / 6.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Mo Omar - Work In ProgressPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults5.45pm / 6.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

The Wandering Star - Alternative Comedy StageThe Bell Inn7.15pm / 7.30pm£5

Freya Mallard and Mustafa Fecto - Top GearPay as you feel showSt James WIne Vaults7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Alistair Barrie - ManstrongPay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

Burt Williamson & Katy Trev - I Would Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Perform 30 Minutes of Comedy to a Disinterested Audience)Pay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Alex Love - How To Win A Pub Quiz: 2000s Edition Pay as you feel showSt James WIne Vaults8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Monday 13th April, 2020

Neil Delamere - Work In ProgressPay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

New Act Competition - Heat 9The Barley Mo7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Ian Shaw - Songs From The HomepageCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£17 / £15

Elliot Steel - Work In ProgressPay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Tuesday 14th April, 2020

Róisín and Chiara - Get NuptyCore Festival showRIng O Bells7.15pm / 7.30pm£10

Cassie Atkinson - FUNPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Archie Maddocks - Work In ProgressPay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

New Act Competition - Heat 10The Barley Mo7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Pat Cahill - Work In ProgressPay as you feel showSt James Wine Vaults8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Archie Maddocks - Big Dick EnergyCore Festival showRing O Bells8.45pm / 9.00pm£10

Dan Clark - Work In ProgressPay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Wednesday 15th April, 2020

Tom Elliot - Oh My DaysBath Forum6.30pm / 7.00pm£10

Loyiso Gola - Pop CultureCore Festival showRing O Bells7.15pm / 7.30pm£10

Harun Musho’d - Why I Don’t Talk To People About TerrorismPay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Radu Isac - Is Not for EverybodyPay as you feel showSt James WIne Vaults7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

New Act Competition - Heat 11The Barley Mo7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Yuriko Kotani - SomosomoCore Festival showRing O Bells8.45pm / 9.00pm£10

LJ DA FUNK - Dirty Dancing 3: A Political ParodyPay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Tony Chiotti - Still WorsePay as you feel showSt James WIne Vaults8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Thursday 16th April, 2020

Faye Treacy - Au FaitPay as you feel showBath Brew House5.45pm / 6.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Marcus Brigstocke - Work In ProgressCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club6.30pm / 7.00pm£12 / £10

Neil McFarlane - WImP (Work In Minor Progress)Pay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

Fitz Of Giggles - ShowcaseRing O Bells7.30pm / 8.00pm£10 / £8

New Act Competition - Heat 12The Barley Mo7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

The Smoking Duck Comedy PlaygroupThe Bell8.00pm / 8.30pmFree

I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again...Again - with Tim Brooke-TaylorCore Festival showKomedia8.00pm / 9.00pm£12.50

Jake Baker - Talk Of SituationsPay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Friday 17th April, 2020

New Act Competition - Semi-FInal 1Pay as you feel showWidcombe Social Club5.30pm / 6.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Pauline Eyre - All ChangePay as you feel showBath Brew House5.45pm / 6.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Captain Breadbeard's Bready Brilliant Comedy CookbookThe Mission Theatre7.00pm / 7.30pm£12 / £10

Susan Murray - How Not To Die In A Plane CrashCore Festival showRing O Bells7.15pm / 7.30pm£10

Phil Cooper - Hamsters In ColourPay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

Keys to ComedyThe Barley Mo / 8.00pmFree entry

New Act Competition - Semi-Final 2Pay as you feel showWidcombe Social Club8.30pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Alan Francis - Fat CyborgCore Festival showRing O Bells8.45pm / 9.00pm£10

Edd Hedges - Work In ProgressPay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Saturday 18th April, 2020

Captain Breadbeard's Bready Brilliant Comedy CookbookThe Mission Theatre1.30pm / 2.00pm£12 / £10

Abi Roberts - Orson Welles Slow Hand ClapPay as you feel showBath Brew House2.45pm / 3.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Rare Species - Frome - The Fecund ComingFrome / 3.30pm£8 adv, £10 on the day

Sasha Ellen Offends the EldersPay as you feel showBath Brew House4.15pm / 4.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Sally-Anne Hayward - INFLEXIBLEPay as you feel showBath Brew House5.45pm / 6.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Captain Breadbeard's Bready Brilliant Comedy CookbookThe Mission Theatre7.00pm / 7.30pm£12 / £10

David Ephgrave - Free Foolin'Pay as you feel showBath Brew House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

Bath Improv Group - Dumb DatesThe Barley Mo / 8.00pmFree entry

Krater Comedy Club - Komedia6.30pm / 8.00pm£9 - £41

Jake Baker - Talk Of SituationsPay as you feel showBath Brew House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Sunday 19th April, 2020

Bath Institute of Laughter - What makes women laugh? (workshop)Widcombe Social Club / 10.00amFree

David Ephgrave - Free Foolin'Pay as you feel showBath Brew House4.15pm / 4.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Maddy Anholt - How To Train Your PsychopathPay as you feel showBath Brew House5.45pm / 6.00pm£5 or pay what you feel*

New Act Competition - Grand FinalCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club6.45pm / 7.30pm£12 / £10

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£10 / £7

Friday 22nd May, 2020

Pete Searles - Hey Gringo! Bolivia & BeyondCore Festival showRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£14 / £10

Friday 21st August, 2020

Bath Comedy Club - Widcombe Nights - starring Roger Monkhouse, Nick Page & Louise LeighCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club8.00pm / 8.30pm£12 / £10

Friday 4th September, 2020

Bath Comedy Club - Widcombe Nights - starring Ronnie Golden, Sally-Anne Hayward & Morgan ReesCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club8.00pm / 8.30pm£12 / £10

Friday 18th September, 2020

Bath Comedy Club - Widcombe Nights - starring Arthur Smith, Susan Murray, Natasha Bye & Matt AlfordCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club8.00pm / 8.30pm£12 / £10
SOLD OUT

Saturday 19th September, 2020

Barry Cryer and Colin Sell - Live AgainCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club3.30pm / 4.00pm£15 / £12.50
SOLD OUT

Friday 2nd October, 2020

Bath Comedy Club - Widcombe Nights - starring Stuart Goldsmith, Pauline Eyre & Neil McFarlaneCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.15pm / 8.00pm£12 / £10
SOLD OUT

Friday 16th October, 2020

Bath Comedy Club - Widcombe Nights - starring Marcel Lucont, Dave Williams & Stephanie LaingCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.15pm / 8.00pm£12 / £10
SOLD OUT

Friday 30th October, 2020

Bath Comedy Club - Widcombe Nights - starring Andrew Bird, Cally Beaton & Wil HodgsonCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.15pm / 8.00pm£12 / £10

Friday 13th November, 2020

Bath Comedy Club - Widcombe Nights - starring John Moloney, Harriet BraineCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.15pm / 8.00pm£12 / £10

Monday 30th November, 2020

Faulty Towers - The Christmas Dining ExperienceCore Festival showThe Bird, Bath7.00pm / 7.30pm£60 incl 3 course meal

Tuesday 1st December, 2020

Faulty Towers - The Christmas Dining ExperienceCore Festival showThe Bird, Bath7.00pm / 7.30pm£60 incl 3 course meal

Thursday 1st April, 2021

Jess Robinson, Silky, Catherine Bohart, John Moloney (MC), Headliner TBC - April Fools' GalaCore Festival showBath Forum7.00pm / 8.00pm£20-£25

Wednesday 7th April, 2021

Josh Widdicombe - Bit MuchCore Festival showBath Forum7.00pm / 8.00pm£20-£25

Thursday 8th April, 2021

Simon Evans - The Work Of The DevilCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£15 / £13

Saturday 10th April, 2021

Geoff Norcott - Taking LibertiesCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£13.50
SOLD OUT

Friday 23rd April, 2021

Doug Stanhope - Diminishing ReturnsCore Festival showBath Forum7.00pm / 8.00pm£35

Friday 10th September, 2021

Only Fools And BoycieKomedia6.30pm / 8.00pm£18 - £29

Nick HarperCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£15

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Printed Programme

Bath Comedy Festival printed programme

Pick up a copy of our glossy printed programme around town from late February or early March, 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).

Details of 2019 Bath Comedy Special events will be posted here when they come on sale.