What’s on at Funny Things Friday 27th October

Friday 27 October

FUNNY BONES COMEDY WORKSHOP FOR KIDS
9.30am-12pm for ages 5-10, 1.30pm-4.30pm for ages 11-16
Newhampton Arts Centre
Find your funny bone in these comedy workshops for children led by professional actress and funny woman, Tonia Daley-Campbell. Find out what makes people laugh and discover your own unique funny style. Plus there’s a chance to perform at the Funny Market on 28th and 29th Oct as part of the Funny Things comedy festival.
Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. Tickets £3 per child from Newhampton Arts Centre.

Kids and Family
DROP IN WORKSHOP WITH KARINA CABANIKOVA
11am-2pm
Centrala Pop-Up Gallery, Wulfrun Centre
Free

Family Stand-up Comedy
HANNAH AND MARIE’S COMEDY FOR WHIPPERSNAPPERS – Age 5-12
2pm-3pm
Molineux Stadium
Who likes comedy? We do! Hannah Silvester and Marie O’Connor have been performing together since they met at university and made each other laugh so much they nearly passed out. They’ve been performing comedy for kids for a while now, and people think they are pretty good at it. Come and see their silly show.
Tickets £5 adult / £3 child from Midland Box Office.

In Conversation
AN AFTERNOON WITH CHRISTOPHER BIGGINS
2pm
The Grand Theatre
Join star guest Christopher Biggins in an afternoon talk about his career on the stage, presented by BBC Midlands Today’s Nick Owen.
Tickets from £15 +BF from The Grand Theatre or Midland Box Office.

Variety
BOONYEDS
7pm-8pm
The Outback
The Boonyeds bring us their own brand of comedy, spoken word and song with traditional tales and weird inventions, be entertained by two Black Country philosophers
through and through.
Tickets £5 in adv or pay what you want on the door.

Stand-up
JON COLLINGS: THE GREAT EUROPEAN RIB-TICKLE
7pm-8pm
The Lych Gate Tavern
Comic tales from Northern Europe. So that means death, deceit, debauchery and the devil. Robust and earthy, but told in the best possible taste.
Age guidance 12+
£5 in adv or pay what you want on the door.

Stand-up
HENNING WEHN – WESTPHALIA IS NOT AN OPTION
7.30pm
Civic Hall
Join German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn for an evening of Teutonic jolliness at its best. Henning’s having an unbiased look at immigration and wonders,
if, generally speaking, people are competent.
Tickets £17 + booking fee.

Stand-up
HANNAH SILVESTER: WILD-ISH
8.30pm-9.30pm
The Lych Gate Tavern
Hannah Silvester is lost in a metaphorical wilderness, due to a metaphorical sat-nav malfunction. Join her as she battles the forces of darkness and tries to keep on top of the ironing pile.
£5 in adv or pay what you want on the door.

Stand-up
FREDDIE FARRELL & MASAI GRAHAM: BRAND NEW JOKES
8.30pm-9.30pm
The Outback
Local comedian Masai has won Best Joke of Edinburgh Fringe and the UK Pun Championships and is one of Creative Black Country’s 100 Masters, while Freddie recently released his debut comedy album.
Age guidance 16+
£5 in adv or pay what you want on the door.

Stand-up
JAY HAMPSON: TERRIFIED
10pm-11pm
The Outback
Jay Hampson hit his 30’s, had a kid and realised that the world is a dark and scary place filled with worry and anxiety, the perfect recipe for comedy gold.
£5 in adv or pay what you want on the door.

 

Daily

The Joke Exchange Exhibition at Wulfrun Shopping Centre
10.30am-4pm
Come and see the Jokes that members of the public submitted during the Summer Joke Exchange. Did yours make it on to a placard?

Centrala Pop- up Gallery at Wulfrun Shopping Centre
10am-5pm
Join Centrala Polish ex-pats for an exhibition of illustration and artworks by Polish artists.

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