Tony Allen

Often referred to as the Godfather of Alternative Comedy, who was a major figure in the early days of London’s Comedy Store, Tony will be leading a special weekend-long series crash course in stand-up comedy designed to equip participants with enough technique, know-how and self-confidence to devise and perform an original five minute act to a live audience.

Participants will be then given the opportunity to showcase their new-found skills doing a special stand-up comedy show on the Sunday.

Barney Farmer Buys Everyone a Small Drink

Barney Farmer, the creator of the darkly hilarious Drunken Bakers cartoon, will be doing a special comedy performance on Saturday 19th May.

Dark Room

Madcap comedy performer John Robertson will present a surreal show, which so far has enjoyed sell out shows at Insomnia Gaming Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Mark Steel

Stand up comedian and writer Mark – best known for Radio 4’s ‘The Mark Steel Solution’ will take part in the Freerange Comedy Festival on Friday 18th May.

Nick Revell

Nick Revell will be heading to Kendal on Saturday 19th May to premier a new piece written for BBC Radio 4.

JoJo Bellini

JoJo will bring a risqué cabaret show to the Brewery on Saturday 19th May.

Comedy Club for Kids

There will be entertainment for all of the family with kids catered for on Sunday 20th May with a Comedy Club for Kids.

In the Footsteps of Coleridge and Princess Meghan

Top comedian Arthur Smith will be in the town performing ‘In the Footsteps of Coleridge and Princess Meghan’, a show which offers the experience of Harry and Meghan’s big day at Windsor Castle with a difference!