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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*

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

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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.