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Interview with the Orchestra of Chaos

Barry Bling and Mr Velvet are two working class ghetto dudes, loveable rogues who are relics from the working club era of free and easy bands and duos that entertained audiences across the Midlands....

Lost Hancock’s Q&A with producer Dave Freak

A brand new and exclusive performance of two long lost radio scripts from the 1950s, written for comedian Tony Hancock by acclaimed comedy writer Larry Stephens, will be performed at Funny Things on the...

CENTRALA POP-UP at Funny Things

As part of Funny Things Festival 2017 Centrala will open pop-up gallery at the Wulfrun Shopping Centre and present a group exhibition of graphic design and illustration by young and established artists; Matúš Maťatko...

Francesca Martinez in conversation with Barbara Nice – 23rd October

We’re kicking off the Funny Things Festival with the fabulous Francesca Martinez in conversation with Barbara Nice about being wobbly in a world obsessed with being ‘normal’, whatever the **** ‘normal’ means. Francesca is...

Orchestra of Chaos could be visiting you

Know someone who deserves a visit from the Orchestra of Chaos? Funny Things own festival band Orchestra of Chaos want funny stories from residents across Wolverhampton and they are coming to a café, chip...

Flatpack at Funny Things

Laughter is the best medicine (so they say) and we have just the thing to get you chortling. Flatpack: Assemble are on hand to throw in a healthy dose of funny film events for all...

Rahul Kohli – The Outback, 4 November

Join Rahul Kohli for an hour of true life storytelling that includes drug related escapades with his lifelong childhood best friend Spekky Rizwan, as well as tales from travels, and peculiar incidents involving being pee’d on...

The Lost Hancocks – 4th November at The Light House

Two long-lost Tony Hancock radio scripts from the 1950s receive their belated premiere in Wolverhampton this November as part of Funny Things. The Lost Hancocks take place at The Light House Media Centre on Saturday 4...

BBC ASIAN NETWORK COMEDY LIVE – Sunday 5 November

EXCITING NEWS: BBC Asian Network Comedy is coming to the Black Country. The hugely popular comedy night series is back and making a special appearance at Funny Things. BBC Asian Network will host a...

The Joke Exchange Flash Mob – volunteers wanted

Join us for a Joke Exchange silent Flash mob in Wolverhampton City Centre on the 28th October from 11am-2.30pm. You’ll be helping make the city’s visitors and shoppers have a good giggle by being...