shrewsbury international comedy festival

25 Jul 2022
Organisers of the 2022 Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival (SICF) have hailed it a great success. The event, which took place between 14 and 17 July, hosted 15 acts who performed at five venues, with over 1000 tickets sold. SICF co-director Beth McGowan said: “This was the first year back after an enforced two-year absence due to covid, so recovering the momentum gained since our first...
23 Jun 2022
Organisers of the 2022 Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival (SICF) have chosen The McCarney Foundation as their designated charity to which monies from this year’s event will be donated. Established in May 2021 by Pru McCarney following the untimely passing of her husband Eugene in 2020 the charity; aimed at children and young people whose financial or personal circumstances prevent the...
25 Apr 2022
Dan Nightingale, the popular host of the Severn Jesters comedy night has been confirmed as the MC for this year’s Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival (SICF) Gala Show. Described by Edinburgh Festival’s Three Weeks magazine as ’magnetic, entertaining and wonderfully friendly,’ Dan Nightingale is widely regarded as one of the best performers working on the comedy circuit today. Mixing...
20 Jan 2022
Seann Walsh is the latest addition to the three acts previously announced for Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival’s (SICF) flagship Gala Show this summer. The highlight of SICF will take place at Theatre Severn on the evening of Sunday 17 July. The festival will also include performances from other comedians at multiple venues throughout Shrewsbury. Described by The Independent as ‘one of...
08 Dec 2021
Tickets are now on sale and the first three acts revealed for Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival’s (SICF) flagship Gala Show at Theatre Severn next summer. Beginning on Thursday 14 July, the 2022 festival will offer performances at several venues throughout Shrewsbury culminating with the Gala Show highlight on the evening of Sunday 17 July. Organisers are determined for the festival to...
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