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Funny Things Festival Finale – Sunday 5th November

We’ve got a great line-up for our very own Funny Things Comedy Club to close the festival, hosted by the bostin Barbara Nice. Join us for stand-up comedy, funny songs and stories from Linda...

What’s on at Funny Things Saturday 4th November

Saturday 4 November Kids and Family PAPER PUPPETS WORKSHOP Age 5-11 9am-10am Windsor Toys, Penn In the intimate setting of a toy shop, work with artist Ruth Swallow to create paper puppets and a...

What’s On at Funny Things Friday 3 November

Friday 3 November Kids and Family FILM DAY 11am-3pm Centrala Pop-Up Gallery, Wulfrun Centre Free Talks BEYOND A JOKE DISCUSSION SERIES 11.30am and 2.30pm Chancellors Hall, University of Wolverhampton A series of talks and...

What’s On at Funny Things on Thursday 2nd November

Thursday 2 November Kids and Family DROP IN CRAFT WORKSHOP 11am-2pm Centrala Pop-Up Gallery, Wulfrun Centre Free STAND-UP CHALLENGE SHOWCASE 7pm-10pm, Doors open 6.30pm for food. Molineux Stadium The Stand-Up Challenge arrives in Wolverhampton...

BEYOND A JOKE SEMINARS

BEYOND A JOKE SEMINARS The Chancellor’s Hall, University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, WV1 1LY Delve behind the scenes of the comedy industry to find out how it actually works. What is the psychology of humour,...

What’s on at Funny Things Monday 30th October

Monday 30 October Family Theatre SIDNEY’S SHED: RHUBARB THEATRE 7.00pm at Penn Hall School, Vicarage Road, Wolverhampton, WV4 5HP Maisie is running from the bullies and thinks she’s just found the perfect place to...

Stand Up Challenge – Thursday 2nd November

The Black Country is being invited to Molineux Stadium on Thursday 2nd November to formally laugh at and cheer on well-known local business leaders as they bravely grace the stage for their first ever stand-up...

Meet the Guest Director of Funny Things

When Creative Black Country were looking for a Guest Director for Funny Things there was, of course, a wealth of comedy talent from the area to choose from but it was one funny woman...

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...

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...