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What's on at Bath Comedy Festival

Events Diary:

Bath Comedy Festival and year-round event details, booking information and links will appear here as they are announced - click on the title of an event below for full details and booking information, including online booking links.

This symbol denotes events in the core programme, i.e. curated and produced by Bath Comedy.
This symbol denotes "Pay-as-you-feel" events (you can buy advance tickets to secure a seat or pay what you want on the day).

Event (click for details) Venue Doors / show Price / concs

Friday 21st January, 2022 - Pre-Festival Fun!

No Such Thing As A Fish - Nerd ImmunityCore Festival showBath Forum7.00pm / 8.00pm£23 / £20

Sunday 30th January, 2022 - Pre-Festival Fun!

Bath Comedy Club - Revolution - starring Andy Askins & Matt PriceCore Festival showRevolution Bath7.30pm / 8.00pm£10

Friday 4th February, 2022 - Pre-Festival Fun!

Bath Comedy Club - Wharfside - starring Arthur Smith, David Hoare & Andrew WhiteCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£14 / £12

Friday 18th February, 2022 - Pre-Festival Fun!

Bath Comedy Club - Wharfside - starring Alan Francis, Carl Carzana & Tom GloverCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£14 / £12

Sunday 27th February, 2022 - Pre-Festival Fun!

Bath Comedy Club - Revolution - starring Mark Maier & Meryl O'RourkeCore Festival showRevolution Bath7.30pm / 8.00pm£10

Friday 4th March, 2022 - Pre-Festival Fun!

Bath Comedy Club - Wharfside - starring Arthur Smith, Les Bubb & Sam FraserCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£14 / £12

Sunday 27th March, 2022

New Act Competition - Heat 1 - cancelled due to logistical problems - all other heats going ahead!Revolution Bath7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)
CANCELLED

Monday 28th March, 2022

New Act Competition - Heat 2Revolution Bath7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Tuesday 29th March, 2022

Stark Raven Mad - Comedy NightThe Raven / 8.00pmFree (donations)

New Act Competition - Heat 3Revolution Bath7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Wednesday 30th March, 2022

The Guilty Feminist LiveBath Forum7.00pm / 7.30pm£25

New Act Competition - Heat 4Revolution Bath7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Thursday 31st March, 2022

Forum Comedy ClubForum Coffee House7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Fast Fresh & Dirty presents - Stand Up Judge & JuryBurdall's Yard7.30pm / 8.00pm£7 / £5

Friday 1st April, 2022

April Fools' Gala - starring Russell Kane, Les Bubb, Silky, Nick Page, Ada Campe (MC)Core Festival showBath Forum7.00pm / 8.00pm£20-£25

Aidan Sadler - TropicanaRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£14 / £12

Sam Hawkins - I Stink Therefore I amSaracen's Head7.30pm / 8.00pm£3

Live & LateCore Festival showSaracen's Head11.00pm / 11.30pm£5

Saturday 2nd April, 2022

Krater - Rich Wilson, Jessie Nixon, Erika Ehler, Jojo Sutherland (MC)Komedia6.30pm / 8.00pm£20 - £41

Garry Roost - Warhol: Bullet KarmaRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£16 / £12

Sunday 3rd April, 2022

The Wine Arts Trail 2020 - now 2022!Core Festival showTo be revealed...10.40am / 11.00am£40

The Wine Arts Trail 2020 - now 2022!Core Festival showTo be revealed...2.40pm / 3.00pm£40

The Smoking Duck Club - Open Mic NightBoston Tea Party6.30pm / 7.00pmFree

Matt Forde - Clowns To The Left Of Me, Jokers To The RightKomedia7.00pm / 7.30pm£15

New Act Competition - Heat 5Revolution Bath7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Monday 4th April, 2022

Jordan Brookes - Work In ProgressKomedia Electric Bar7.00pm / 7.30pm£7

New Act Competition - Heat 6Revolution Bath7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Tuesday 5th April, 2022

Stark Raven Mad - Comedy NightThe Raven / 8.00pmFree (donations)

New Act Competition - Heat 7Revolution Bath7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Wednesday 6th April, 2022

Sarah Millican - Bobby DazzlerBath Forum7.30pm / 8.00pm£27.50

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

Done To Death, By JoveRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£14 / £12

Thursday 7th April, 2022

Tor Hudswell - DegenerateSaracen's Head6.30pm / 7.00pmFree (donations)

Jon Matthews & Sam Michael - CISter ActPay as you feel showForum Coffee House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 or pay what you feel*

Sarah Millican - Bobby DazzlerBath Forum7.30pm / 8.00pm£27.50

Jen Ives & William StoneRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£12 / £10

The Smoking Duck Club - Open Mic NightThe New Inn7.30pm / 8.00pmFree

Holly Leggett - Half BakedSaracen's Head7.45pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Friday 8th April, 2022

Pariah Khan - Big ManSaracen's Head6.45pm / 7.00pmFree (donations)

Sharlin Jahan & Alex Bertulis-FernadezRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8.00pm£12 / £10

Friday Night Line-up - starring Roger Monkhouse, Aideen McQueen, Justin Panks & Alan Francis (MC)Core Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£14 / £12

The Bell Indie Comedy Club - A Night of Surreal, Cutting Edge ComedyThe Bell Inn7.30pm / 8.00pm£5

Fast, Fresh & DirtyBurdall's Yard7.30pm / 8.00pm£7 / £5

Greg Winfield & Charlie Bowers - Back to Back Double BillSaracen's Head7.45pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Live & LateCore Festival showSaracen's Head11.00pm / 11.30pm£5

Saturday 9th April, 2022

Funny Noises 2022The Bell Inn Back Bar4.30pm / 5.00pmPay What You Like

Luca Cupani - Work In ProgressPay as you feel showForum Coffee House5.45pm / 6.00pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

The Doctor WIll See You NowRondo Theatre7.00pm / 7.30pm£21

Aideen McQueen - Sugar BabyPay as you feel showForum Coffee House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Krater - The Noise Next Door, Esther Manito, Ryan Cullan, MC BenKomedia6.30pm / 8.00pm£20 - £41

Henning Wehn - It'll All Come Out In The WashCore Festival showBath Forum7.00pm / 8.00pm£21.50-£26.50

The Bell Indie Comedy Club - A Night of Stand-up and Character ComedyThe Bell7.30pm / 8.00pm£5

Sunday 10th April, 2022

The Smoking Duck Club - Open Mic NightBoston Tea Party6.30pm / 7.00pmFree

New Act Competition - Heat 9Revolution Bath7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Monday 11th April, 2022

New Act Competition - Heat 10Revolution Bath7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Tuesday 12th April, 2022

Ian Cognito - A Life and Death on Stage (Film)Core Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.00pm / 7.30pm£10 / £8

Stark Raven Mad - Comedy NightThe Raven / 8.00pmFree (donations)

New Act Competition - Heat 11Revolution Bath7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Drew Taylor - This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice ThingsCore Festival showForum Coffee House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5

Wednesday 13th April, 2022

The Chris Arnold ExperiencePay as you feel showForum Coffee House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£15 / £10

New Act Competition - Heat 12Revolution Bath7.30pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Dan Collins - Work In ProgressPay as you feel showForum Coffee House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Thursday 14th April, 2022

Charlotte Evans - My Dad and Other LiesSaracen's Head6.45pm / 7.00pmFree (donations)

Radu Isac - Stand Up Comedy In EnglishPay as you feel showForum Coffee House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£15 / £10

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

The Smoking Duck Club - Open Mic NightThe New Inn7.30pm / 8.00pmFree

Ollie Young - A Berk In ProgressSaracen's Head7.45pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Louise Leigh - AmusedSaracen's Head8.45pm / 9.00pmFree (donations)

Esyllt Sears - Absolutely NotPay as you feel showForum Coffee House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Friday 15th April, 2022

Jamie D'Souza - Stop Drawing Willies On My PosterSaracen's Head6.45pm / 7.00pmFree (donations)

David Hoare - 100 Songs In An HourPay as you feel showForum Coffee House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*
POSTPONED

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£15 / £10

Friday Night Line-up - starring Nick Page, Tania Edwards, David Hoare & Adam Beardsmore (MC)Core Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£14 / £12

Matthew Alford presents - Matt AlfordSaracen's Head7.45pm / 8.00pmFree (donations)

Jessie Nixon, Millie Haswell & Dani Johns - DumbellesPay as you feel showForum Coffee House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*
CANCELLED

Bert Williamson - Work In ProgressSaracen's Head8.45pm / 9.00pmFree (donations)

Live & LateCore Festival showSaracen's Head11.00pm / 11.30pm£5

Saturday 16th April, 2022

Sally-Anne Hayward - Best FriendsPay as you feel showForum Coffee House5.45pm / 6.00pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Ed Gamble - ElectricBath Forum7.00pm / 7.30pm£20

Alex Kitson - Grown Up ConversationsPay as you feel showForum Coffee House7.15pm / 7.30pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£15 / £10

Krater - Ignacio Lopez, Lara Ricote, Matt Reed, Sally-Anne Hayward (MC)Komedia6.30pm / 8.00pm£20 - £41

Alex Perkes & Paul Hilleard - Works In ProgressPay as you feel showForum Coffee House8.45pm / 9.00pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Sunday 17th April, 2022

The Smoking Duck Club - Open Mic NightBoston Tea Party6.30pm / 7.00pmFree

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£15 / £10

Monday 18th April, 2022

New Act Competition - Grand FinalCore Festival showWalcot House6.45pm / 7.30pm£12 / £10

Tuesday 19th April, 2022

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£15 / £10

Stefania Licari - MEDICOBurdall's Yard7.30pm / 8.00pm£8 / £5

Wednesday 20th April, 2022

Jasper Carrot - Stand Up & RockBath Forum7.00pm / 7.30pm£25-£30

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£15 / £10

Thursday 21st April, 2022

Sandi Toksvig - Next Slide PleaseBath Forum7.00pm / 7.30pm£25-£30

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£15 / £10

Catherine Bohart - This Isn't For YouCore Festival showBath Forum Ballroom7.30pm / 8.00pm£13.50

Friday 29th April, 2022

, - Psychedlic Rock NightCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£14 / £12

Sunday 29th May, 2022 - Bath Comedy Festival @ Bath Fringe!

Bath Comedy Club - Revolution - starring Drew Taylor, David Hoare, Natalie Prescott, Sam Michael and Daniel Dagger (MC)Core Festival showRevolution Bath7.30pm / 8.00pm£10

Tuesday 7th June, 2022 - Bath Comedy Festival @ Bath Fringe!

Paul Merton's Impro ChumsCore Festival showBath Forum7.00pm / 8.00pm£23

Friday 1st July, 2022

Bath Comedy Club - Wharfside - starring Phil Nichol, Jack Campbell, Plastic Jeezus & Dani Johns (MC)Core Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£14 / £12

Friday 22nd July, 2022 - Edinburgh Previews!

Dr Phil Hammond - Double Bill (Edinburgh Preview)Core Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£10 each or £15 both

Sunday 24th July, 2022 - Edinburgh Previews!

Faye Treacy - Where's Your Head At?Core Festival showPay as you feel showRevolution Bath6.30pm / 7.00pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Alistair Barrie - AlistaircraticCore Festival showPay as you feel showRevolution Bath8.00pm / 8.30pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Monday 25th July, 2022 - Edinburgh Previews!

Anna Morris - Kid-Life CrisisCore Festival showPay as you feel showRevolution Bath6.30pm / 7.00pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Greg Winfield & Eleri Morgan - WIPCore Festival showPay as you feel showRevolution Bath8.00pm / 8.30pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Tuesday 26th July, 2022 - Edinburgh Previews!

Noel James - PundemicCore Festival showPay as you feel showRevolution Bath6.30pm / 7.00pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Alexander Bennett - I Can't Stand The Man MyselfCore Festival showPay as you feel showRevolution Bath8.00pm / 8.30pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Wednesday 27th July, 2022 - Edinburgh Previews!

Louise Leigh - AmusedCore Festival showPay as you feel showRevolution Bath6.30pm / 7.00pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Arthur Smith - My 75 Years at the Edinburgh FringeCore Festival showPay as you feel showRevolution Bath8.00pm / 8.30pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Thursday 28th July, 2022 - Edinburgh Previews!

Chris McGlade - ForgivenessCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£20

Friday 16th September, 2022 - Autumn Season!

Jimmy Mc - Diva NightWidcombe Social Club / 6.00pm£5 adv or pay what you want

Sunday 25th September, 2022 - Autumn Season!

Bath Comedy Club - Revolution - starring Pierre Hollins, Dom Hatton-Woods, Louise Leigh, Jasmine Morton & Daniel Dagger (MC)Core Festival showRevolution Bath7.00pm / 7.30pm£12
CANCELLED

Tuesday 27th September, 2022 - Autumn Season!

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

Thursday 6th October, 2022 - Autumn Season!

Simon Day - In CharacterCore Festival showWalcot House7.30pm / 8.00pm£20

Wednesday 19th October, 2022 - Autumn Season!

Chris Arnold & Martin Talbot - The PowerPoint BoysCore Festival showForum Coffee House7.30pm / 8.00pm£7.50 / £6
POSTPONED

Friday 21st October, 2022 - Autumn Season!

Comedy Unleashed - On TourCore Festival showWalcot House7.30pm / 8.00pm£20

Sunday 30th October, 2022 - Autumn Season!

Bath Comedy Club - Revolution - starring Chris McGlade, Philip Simon, Adam Flood, Adele Cliff & Sam Hawkins (MC)Core Festival showRevolution Bath7.00pm / 7.30pm£12

Thursday 17th November, 2022 - Autumn Season!

Frank Sanazi & the Iraq Pack - Live from Das VegasCore Festival showWalcot House8.00pm / 8.30pm£15 / £12

Sunday 27th November, 2022 - Autumn Season!

Bath Comedy Club - Revolution - starring Matt Richardson, Aaron Simmons, Plastic Jeezus, Sam Hawkins & Holly Leggett (MC)Core Festival showRevolution Bath7.00pm / 7.30pm£12

Friday 2nd December, 2022 - Autumn Season!

Lady Margaret's Grand Bingo and Raffle NiteCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£12 / £10
SOLD OUT

Tuesday 13th December, 2022 - Autumn Season!

Winter WonderbandCore Festival showWidcombe Social Club7.00pm / 8.00pm£14 / £12
CANCELLED

Show previous dates

Sunday 15th January, 2023

Arthur Smith - live at the Stock Exchange Cocktail ClubCore Festival showThe Stock Exchange Cocktail Club6.00pm / 7.00pm£22 incl cocktail

Sunday 29th January, 2023

Bath Comedy Club - Revolution - starring Laura Lexx, Aideen McQueen, Matt Alford, Tom Hutchinson, Tor Hudswell (MC)Core Festival showRevolution Bath7.00pm / 7.30pm£12

Sunday 12th February, 2023

Silky - live at the Stock Exchange Cocktail ClubCore Festival showThe Stock Exchange Cocktail Club6.00pm / 7.00pm£22 incl cocktail

Wednesday 22nd February, 2023

Prue Leith - Nothing In ModerationBath Forum7.00pm / 7.30pm£25-£31

Sunday 26th February, 2023

Bath Comedy Club - Revolution - starring Pierre Hollins, Dom Hatton-Woods, Greg Winfield, Millie Haswell, Dani Johns (MC)Core Festival showRevolution Bath7.00pm / 7.30pm£12

Sunday 12th March, 2023

Simon Evans - live at the Stock Exchange Cocktail ClubCore Festival showThe Stock Exchange Cocktail Club6.00pm / 7.00pm£22 incl cocktail

Sunday 26th March, 2023 - Bath Comedy Festival!

Bath Comedy Club - Revolution - starring Paul Thorne, Jasmine Morton, Craig Smalls, Daniel Dagger (MC)Core Festival showRevolution Bath7.00pm / 7.30pm£12

Monday 27th March, 2023 - Bath Comedy Festival!

New Act Competition - Heat 1Pay as you feel showBath Cider House6.00pm / 7.00pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Tuesday 28th March, 2023 - Bath Comedy Festival!

New Act Competition - Heat 2Pay as you feel showBath Cider House6.00pm / 7.00pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Wednesday 29th March, 2023 - Bath Comedy Festival!

New Act Competition - Heat 3Pay as you feel showBath Cider House6.00pm / 7.00pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Thursday 30th March, 2023 - Bath Comedy Festival!

New Act Competition - Heat 4Pay as you feel showBath Cider House6.00pm / 7.00pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

President Obonjo - African ZelenskyCore Festival showPay as you feel showRing O Bells6.45pm / 7.00pm£6 adv or pay what you feel*

Adam Flood - Clayhead RemouldedCore Festival showPay as you feel showRing O Bells8.15pm / 8.30pm£6 adv or pay what you feel*

Monday 3rd April, 2023 - Bath Comedy Festival!

New Act Competition - Heat 5Pay as you feel showBath Cider House6.00pm / 7.00pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Tuesday 4th April, 2023 - Bath Comedy Festival!

New Act Competition - Heat 6Pay as you feel showBath Cider House6.00pm / 7.00pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Wednesday 5th April, 2023 - Bath Comedy Festival!

New Act Competition - Heat 7Pay as you feel showBath Cider House6.00pm / 7.00pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Thursday 6th April, 2023 - Bath Comedy Festival!

New Act Competition - Heat 8Pay as you feel showBath Cider House6.00pm / 7.00pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Monday 10th April, 2023 - Bath Comedy Festival!

New Act Competition - Heat 9Pay as you feel showBath Cider House6.00pm / 7.00pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Tuesday 11th April, 2023 - Bath Comedy Festival!

New Act Competition - Heat 10Pay as you feel showBath Cider House6.00pm / 7.00pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Wednesday 12th April, 2023 - Bath Comedy Festival!

New Act Competition - Heat 11Pay as you feel showBath Cider House6.00pm / 7.00pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Thursday 13th April, 2023 - Bath Comedy Festival!

New Act Competition - Heat 12Pay as you feel showBath Cider House6.00pm / 7.00pm£5 adv or pay what you feel*

Friday 14th April, 2023 - Bath Comedy Festival!

New Act Competition - Grand FinalCore Festival showBath Forum6.45pm / 7.30pm£15 / £12

Sunday 23rd April, 2023

Nick Page - live at the Stock Exchange Cocktail ClubCore Festival showThe Stock Exchange Cocktail Club6.00pm / 7.00pm£22 incl cocktail

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