If laughter is the best medicine, get your dose at what has become a much-loved festival tradition: our Evening of Comedy, featuring some of the most hilarious comedians in the UK. Whether you’re a comedy regular or just someone who loves a good laugh, this event will have something for everyone.

Don’t miss a packed line-up featuring uproarious satire from Shazia Mirza, the magical stylings of Mandy Muden, former English Comedian of the Year Josh Pugh, and the quick wit of compere Maureen Younger. Get your weekend off to a great start with this sure-fire night of hilarity.

About The Comedians

Mandy Muden

Mandy is one of the world’s only female comedy magicians. She was the 13th women to join the world-famous Magic Circle. Since joining, she has won many top awards including the prestigious Magic Circle Carlton, an award which Mandy is still the only woman in history to receive.

Shazia Mirza

Shazia Mirza is an award winning British comedian and writer who works internationally including Europe, US, and Asia. Her TV credits include: ‘Celebrities v Child Genius’, ‘Christmas Special C4. ‘The One Show’ BBC, ‘Celebs In Solitary’ C5, ‘Travel Man’ C4, ‘Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls’ C4, ‘The Jonathan Ross Show’ ITV.

Josh Pugh

Hot off winning the Midland New Act of the Year in 2014 and 2015, Josh Pugh rapidly shot to the upper echelons of UK stand-up, winning English Comedian of the Year 2016, only two years after playing his first gig. He also won the Funhouse Gong Show as well as the Best New Act prizes at both the 2015 Birmingham and Nottingham Comedy Festivals. Josh’s clever, original, and (most importantly) very funny writing and performing continues to bring in plaudits, from Chortle to the Londonist to the London Evening Standard.

About The Host

Maureen Younger

An experienced comedian both in the UK and abroad, Maureen Younger, is known for her quick wit and sharp audience interaction. In the UK, she is the only female comedian who performs regularly at mainstream, urban and gay comedy nights. She is also the driving force behind the MY Comedy nights.