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Comedy at the Laughing Stag on Friday

It’s Laughing Stag comedy night at the Stag Inn this Friday with entertainment from four leading comics and a collection of foodstuffs in aid of Hastings Food Bank, as the organisers explain.

Posted 11:55 Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 In: Comedy Tags: Alex Petrovic Hannah Brackenbury Juliet Brando Kate McGann Laughing Stag Patrick Hore

The Laughing Stag returns!

Comedy returns to the Stag Inn this Friday, 19 April. Entry is free but capacity limited, so the hosts warn that if you want your chuckle muscles warmed, turn up early to be sure of a comfy seat.

Posted 15:56 Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019 In: Comedy Tags: Emily Kennedy-Barnes John Rands Juliet Brando STAG William Stone
Nish Kumar

Nish Kumar at the De La Warr Pavilion

Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Nish Kumar is taking his brand new show – It’s in Your Nature to Destroy Yourselves – on a nationwide tour of the UK.  He will be stopping off at the De La Warr Pavilion on 31 January, writes the DLWP’s Dominika Hicks.

Posted 12:14 Monday, Jan 14, 2019 In: Comedy Tags: Comedy De La Warr Pavilion Nish Kumar

Saturday 8 December is Ince Day

Comedian Robin Ince is performing in both St Leonards AND Hastings this coming Saturday, 8 December. His national tour of independent shops includes an appearance at The Bookkeeper at 2pm and Wow and Flutter at 6.30pm. Erica Smith spoke to Bookkeepers’ Carol Dennard.

Posted 17:47 Monday, Dec 3, 2018 In: Comedy

Comedy benefit gig raises £1000s for HFS

A comedy benefit gig at the De La Warr Pavilion on 25 May

Posted 18:27 Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 In: Comedy Tags: HFS Jay Foreman Mark Thomas Naomi Ridley Robin Ince

Mark Thomas and friends support HFS

Stand-up comedian, political activist and journalist, Mark Thomas is the patron of local furniture charity, Hastings and Other Furniture Service (HFS). On 25 May, he’ll be appearing at The De La War Pavilion alongside a number of fellow comedians – Daniel Kitson, Bridget Christie, Robin Ince, Shazia Mirza, Jonny & the Baptists and Tiernan Douieb – in a comedy benefit gig. 

Posted 08:22 Sunday, May 20, 2018 In: Comedy Tags: Hastings Furniture Service Jonny & the Baptists Mark Thomas Robin Ince

Mark Thomas wants our visions of the future

Comedian and activist Mark Thomas brings his sell-out Fringe show, A Show That Gambles on the Future, to Hastings’ St Mary in the Castle on Wednesday 13 December… or will he? Erica Smith quizzes him about what the future holds for us all.

Posted 19:54 Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 In: Comedy Tags: comedian Future Futurology Hastings Mark Thomas

PunchUp Comedy launches

PunchUp Comedy is a night of live stand-up, new material and show previews based in Hastings. Juliet Brando writes about her new initiative.

Posted 16:47 Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 In: Comedy Tags: Clare Whistler DJ Rave Deading Juliet Brando Nathaniel Tapley PunchUp Comedy Sir Ian Bowler MP The Deep Blue Cellar Bar
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