Christmas Gift Guide: Give the gift of laughter in our Comedy Highlights for 2024

As the festive season approaches, the quest for the perfect Christmas gift begins. This year, why not step away from the traditional and embrace the hilarious world of comedy? At Newhampton Arts Centre, we’re thrilled to present our Comedy Highlights, a series of performances that promise to fill your evenings with laughter and delight. “Give the gift of laughter” with our handpicked selection of comedy shows, featuring some of the most brilliant minds in the world of humour. From the whimsical and thought-provoking to the sharp and edgy, our line-up has something to tickle every funny bone.

Tommy Sandhu

As a stand up, Tommy Sandhu is outrageous, fun and full of energy! Audiences young and old adore him. Having been entertaining for over 20 years, he loves giving the audience a night to remember! This is Tommy’s first ever solo show! You can expect it to be cheeky, a little bit naughty but ultimately hilarious as he analyses his life, marriage, fatherhood and his career!

Paul Foot: A Unique Comedy Experience
This May 15th, 2024, Paul Foot brings his show “Dissolve” to our stage. It’s not your typical comedy act. Paul’s unique style blends everyday absurdities with his own quirky insights, promising an evening that’s as thought-provoking as it is humorous. His exploration of life’s stresses and peculiarities, including a humorous take on discovering life’s secrets, makes for an intriguing night out.

Jessica Fostekew: Sharp Wit and Laughter
On May 16th, 2024, Jessica Fostekew takes the spotlight. Her show “Mettle” is a mix of personal anecdotes and social commentary, delivered with her signature sharp wit. Jessica’s ability to weave humour into stories about life’s frantic pace and her own experiences promises an engaging and relatable performance.

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Nick Helm: A Night of Bold Comedy
Just announced, Nick Helm returns to the stage on May 10th with a show that’s as bold as it is funny. Known for his dynamic stage presence and a blend of humour and song, Nick’s performance is an ideal pick for those who enjoy comedy with a bit of an edge. His show is a testament to his journey through the comedy world and is sure to be a memorable part of our comedy line-up.

nick helm against a red background wearing a black t shirt and silver jacket

Sukh Olija: The Ultimate Hot Aunty

Sukh keeps being told that she’s successful. She’s been on telly, had a book published and even been trolled on Twitter. So why does she still feel like a toddler who has lost their Mum in Tesco’s? Join Sukh as she approaches 40 and figures out middle age, pretending to be a grown up and the joy of a Tupperware set.

Sukh Ojla is a comedian, actor and writer. Her first book, ‘Sunny’, was released in 2022.

 

Why Choose Comedy Tickets This Christmas
Opting for comedy show tickets as a Christmas gift is a great way to offer something unique and memorable. It’s a chance to enjoy a night out, filled with laughter and entertainment, at our intimate and welcoming venue. At Newhampton Arts Centre, we’re excited to present these comedy acts as part of our 2024 comedy programme. Each show offers something different but equally entertaining, making them perfect gifts for the comedy lovers in your life.

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