Festival Circuit Day - Angel Comedy and Ask The Industry Podcast
The Bill Murray, Islington, United Kingdom
Want to tour a show?
Want to preview a new show?
Want to get into the UK comedy festival circuit but aren't sure where to start?
Come on down and meet a ton of festival founders, promoters, venue organisers from around the UK (along with a handful from the Edinburgh Fringe) and ask your questions.
This one-off event is YOUR chance to get a leg up into the festival circuit.
Who is attending? (with links to their pages and participant groups) -
Feb - Leics Comedy Festival - Geoff Rowe, Festival founder
( Leicester Comedy Festival Performer Collective )
March - Glasgow International Comedy Festival - Graham Barrie - Runs the YES Bar venue
Apr - Merthyr Comedy Festival 2019 - Drew Taylor - Festival founder
May - Brighton - 2 reps from the participant's centre at Fringe Central
( Brighton Fringe Performer Collective )
May - Cambridge Fringe Comedy Festival - Dan Farmer and Ali Warwood - 2 of the founders.
June - Hastings Fringe Comedy Festival - Chris Young and Jake Alexander - Fringe founders
July - Shaftesbury Fringe - Stu Turner - venue booker / promoter
Aug - Camden Fringe - Zena Barrie - Co-Festival founder
Sept - Objectively Funny - Martin Willis - Festival Founder
Oct - TBC
Nov - Nottingham Comedy Festival / Derby - Helen Stead - Founder of NCF
Nov - Derby - Dan Webber - Venue operator at Furthest from the Sea Music, Comedy & Arts
Dec - TBC
Edinburgh Fringe ( join the Edinburgh Fringe Performer Collective) -
Chris O'Neil - PBH
JD Henshaw - Sweet Venues
Oh and for everything else The Comedy Collective.
YOU WILL NEED A TICKET (they're free , but if you don't sign up for one you might not get in as we can only fit a certain number of people in the room) - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/festival-circuit-day-angel-comedy-and-ask-the-industry-podcast-tickets-51753466010
Please respect the work that is going into this by signing up for a ticket IF you are coming only. The venue need to know how many people will be there to staff it correctly. So please do not just sign up and not attend.
PS please RSVP and spread the word. There's zero budget for this and it will rely on word-of-mouth).
PPS if you are a festival and want to take part, give me (Simon) a DM and we can see if you can take part. :)
Here's the podcast - https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/ask-the-industry-podcast/id946220937?mt=2"
The Bill Murray
39 Queen's Head St