NAC’s Comedy Take Over!
Newhampton Arts Centre joins 16 venues across the City for Wolverhampton’s very own comedy festival, Funny Things 2019. On Monday 28th October to Friday 1st November NAC will open its doors for a number of one-off comedy workshops, theatre performances and hilarious comedy shows for adults, children and families to enjoy.
Kicking things off is Judy Needs A House! It’s Baby’s first birthday and Judy is making a party for him, where people from the audience are invited to participate. Unfortunately, through a series of events Judy and the baby will find themselves homeless. After other adventures and meeting with other characters, Judy decides to ask the children in the audience for help. Children will have to use their own creativity, skills and lots of art material and recycled cardboard boxes to make a new house for the puppets! (Suitable for ages 3- 12yrs) Monday 28th October with
If you are a new parent, with a baby under 15 months, you’re invited to Bring Your Own Baby. An adult comedy event where soft flooring, buggy parking, baby changing and feeding are welcome at this UK premier baby friendly comedy club, featuring some of the funniest comedy stars from the circuit! Tuesday 29th October
Central Youth Theatre performers Adam Halcro & Jacob Harvey star in Laurel and Hardy on Thursday 31st October at
Children can create their very own expressive comic character in mask form with artist and creator Tom Ellis and his October Half-Term Comic Alter Ego Mask workshop. This unique opportunity to transform into something completely wacky and new is inspired by Chris Sievey & his beautifully surreal and fun masked alter ego Frank Sidebottom. Drop-in workshop runs from
Friday night is reserved for NAC’s adult comedy show with the world’s greatest actor (or that’s what he thinks!) Randolph Tempest. Don’t miss this showcase of this legendary actor’s talents, a celebration of his triumphs and failures! Comedian Peter Slater has been seen in BBC’s The Detectorists, BBC Three’s Ideal and recent hit film Eaten by Lions, now come see him in his Funny Things debut on Friday 1st November
All tickets for NAC’s Funny things 2019 shows can be purchased from their website at http://www.newhamptonarts.co.uk/.