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Fat Penguin Improv courses

Last chance to book yourself onto one of our upcoming beginners courses where you can start learning the skills you need to get on stage and get involved in our community, click the links for details. Our next weekly level one improv course is starting next Tuesday (22nd January) evening for 10 weeks in Edgbaston […]

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Joke writing Masterclass with Josh Pugh

2 years ago Josh Pugh won English Comedian of the year, he writes a LOT of very funny jokes, because that is his job. In this very special workshop, Josh will show you exactly how he does it, and walk you step-by-step through the techniques that he has used to successfully develop his award winning […]

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Comedy seminars at Funny Things

Tomorrow (Friday 3rd) and Saturday 4th Nov, the Funny Things Festival are working in partnership with Big Difference to run a series of seminar talks and discussions that take us beyond the jokes and under the skin of comedy. Entry is FREE, no need to book: BEYOND A JOKE SEMINARS – at the Chancellor’s Hall, University […]

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Reminder of upcoming events

Funny Things is a new comedy festival for the Black Country. That’s in the Midlands for those readers unfamiliar with British idioms. Specifically, there are two events which have plenty of science content and you will find some BrumSciComm regulars lurking there. Get them both in your diary. BRIGHT CLUB | 30th October  8pm-9.30pm | […]

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‘Funny Things’ open meeting

Jenny Smith is producing Funny Things for Creative Black Country. It’s the first comedy festival in Wolverhampton (no pressure!). This festival is going to explore humour in lots of way, not just through stand-up comedy. If your practice involves humour in any way then please get in touch. She really wants to make sure the festival […]

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Music and the Geek

Some comedians, musicians, scientists & IT consultants walk into a bar… Science Grrl and the British Science Association present  MUSIC AND THE GEEK A night of entertainment by geeks for everyone! You’ll laugh, dance and maybe even learn something* Line up: Helen Arney: Geek Songstress Fox Dog Studios: IT Rock’n’Roll Jollyboat: Award-Winning Musical Comedians Science Ceilidh: […]