The Nottingham Comedy Festival is upon us once more! That brings us the annual Pub Poetry event at the Canalhouse – a chance for you to share your comic words in song, poem or story. It’s also a Gorilla Burger week, which is excellent news when you need hands on comedy action. A number of very splendid MissImp folk also have their own shows in the festival. Gasp, amaze! All of the details lie below…

Liam Webber – Child of the Grand Eagle

Friday 4th November
Venue: The Loft House

UoN Red Herrings Improv

Sunday 6th November
Venue: The Ned Ludd

Pub Poetry: Open Mic Comic Lit

Monday 7th November
Venue: Canalhouse

Jeanette Bird-Bradley – Context, People!

Tuesday 8th November
Venue: The Ned Ludd

Byron Montrose – The Fall of Byron Montrose. Poet, Gentleman, Lover

Wednesday 9th November
Venue: The Ned Ludd

Gorilla Burger – Improv Comedy Carnage


Thursday 10th November
Venue: The Malt Cross
£5/3 concessions

How to be a better Supervillain with Vincent Saxby

Friday 11th November
Venue: The Malt Cross

Paria Exchange

Friday 11th November
Venue: The Ned Ludd

And there’s an absolute fucktonne of other great stuff on as well – the full programme is here.

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