Posts Tagged ‘Leicester Comedy Festival’

BrightSparks Comedy Asylum! February 20th 2010

February 1, 2010

Comedy Asylum poster 2010
The culmination of twelve comedy workshops facilitated by our very own Rob Gee.

An extravaganza of sketch comedy, stand up, magic, music and so much more!

With Free Buffet

Saturday February 20th 2010, 7 – 9pm

Admission: Only £3 / £1 Concessions / Free for Mental Health Service Users and family and friends

At The Guildhall, Guildhall Lane, Leicester

For further info or to book your tickets, phone Tim Sayers on 0795 687 9482

Part of Leicester Comedy Festival.

Thanks to Leicester City Council, The Freemason’s, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, 27a Access Artspace, and The Charity of Carlton Hayes Hospital.

Bedlam! Comedy Benefit, 16th February 2010

February 1, 2010

Mental Health Benefit Comedy Show

Featuring the wonderful Matt Hollins

Alongside Rob Gee and a plethora of Mental Health Service User comics with compere Damie Winehouse

All proceeds from this show will be donated to BrightSparks: Arts in Mental Health Group

Tuesday 16th February 2010, 7.30pm – 10.00pm

Entrance: £3/£1/Free to Mental Health Service Users and Friends

At The Musician, Clyde Street, Leicester, LE1 2DE

Tel: Tim Sayers on 0795 687 9482 to book tickets

Part of Leicester Comedy Festival.

Thanks to Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust CAIMHC.

BrightSparks Comedy Workshops

November 6, 2009

A series of twelve free comedy workshops to be facilitated by renowned comedian Rob Gee with the support of Tim Sayers.

The workshops will prepare our participants to take part in a ‘Comedy Cabaret’ show to take place at The Guildhall, Leicester as part of the Leicester Comedy Festival 2010. The show takes place on Saturday 20th February 2010 from 7pm till 9.30pm.

The workshops are each Friday from 1pm till 3pm, starting on Friday November 20th 2009 and leading up to the show. They take place at 27a Access Artspace, 60 Northgate Street (The Old Chrysler Garage), Leicester, LE3 5BY.

The workshops will involve: exploring a variety of different comedy styles, support in preparing acts for the show, and support with developing performance skills.

For further information, contact Tim Sayers on 0795 687 9482.

The BrightSparks Comedy Asylum

February 6, 2009

The BrightSparks Comedy Asylum. This year we are confident that our show is going to be a cracker, so please come along. There will be the usual free food etc.

Our show is now part of the ‘Make me Happy’ programme of the Comedy Festival who will now act as our agent in securing further bookings for our show. Nice one!

We’re also putting on “Bedlam!” – the Mental Health Benefit Comedy Show.

“Bedlam!” Mental Health Benefit Comedy Show

January 27, 2009

Presented by LPTCAIMHC in conjunction with Leicester Comedy Festival.

Featuring the wonderful ‘Ida Barr’!

Along with Andrew Stanley, James Sherwood, Rosie Wilby, Spikey Mike, James McAtear, and compere Rob Gee.

All proceeds from this show will be donated to West Leicestershire Mind and BrightSparks: Arts in Mental Health Group.

  • Tuesday 10th February 2009
  • 7.30pm to 11.00pm
  • Admission: £7 or £2.50 concessions
    or free to mental health service users and their carers, family and friends
  • at The Musician, Clyde Street, Leicester

Telephone Tim Sayers on 0795 687 9482 for more information or to book tickets.

“The BrightSparks Comedy Asylum” Cabaret

January 26, 2009

Poster for BrightSparks Comedy Asylum 2009

Poster for BrightSparks Comedy Asylum 2009

The culmination of twelve comedy workshops facilitated by our very own Rob Gee. An extravaganza of sketch comedy, stand up, magic, music and so much more!

With Free Buffet!

  • Friday February 13th 2009
  • 7pm to 9.30pm
  • at The Guildhall, Guildhall Lane, Leicester
  • Admission: £3, or £1 concessions
    or free to mental health service users and their family and friends

Part of the Leicester Comedy Festival. Thanks to the sponsorship and help of “The Co-operative Membership Community Fund”, “Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust”, “The Charity of Carlton Hayes Hospital”, and “27a Access Artspace”.

For further information or to book your tickets, telephone Tim Sayers on 0795 687 9482.

Comedy Workshops

October 30, 2008

A series of twelve free comedy workshops to be facilitated by renowned comedian Rob Gee with the support of Tim Sayers.

The workshops will prepare our participants to take part in a ‘Comedy Cabaret’ show to take place at The Guildhall, Leicester as part of the Leicester Comedy Festival 2009.

Workshops are from Friday November 14th 2008 then each Friday from 1.00pm till 3.00pm.  The last workshop is on Friday 13th February 2009. The show will take place on that evening from 7.00pm till 9.30pm.

Venue for workshops:

27a Access Arts, (The Old Chrysler Garage), 60 Northgate Street, Leicester LE3 5BY
Tel: 07523 205 337

The workshops will involve;

  • Exploring a variety of different comedy styles.
  • Support with preparation of acts for the show.
  • Support with development of performance skills.

For further information, contact: Tim Sayers (Tel: 0795 687 9482).