Alternative Comedy Now Festival

14 Dec 2018

In association with University of Kent School of Arts

Wed 1 – Sat 4 May

Forty years ago in May 1979, alternative comedy was born, changing the shape of British stand-up forever. Gulbenkian is celebrating with a  festival of alternative comedy, including the funniest veterans of the 1980s scene as well as some of today’s best alternative comedians.

Wed 1 May 

Linda Smith lecture: Jo Brand – Book tickets

Thu 2 May

Alexei Sayle in Conversation with Dr. Oliver Double – Book tickets

Fri 3 May, 6pm

Pioneers of Alternative Comedy in Conversation – Book tickets

Sat 4 May

Comedy Club 4 Kids – Book tickets

Sat 4 May

Heroes of Alternative Cabaret – Book tickets