Open Up the Mic Graduates
Open Up the Mic GraduatesOpen Up the Mic Graduates

Young boy on stage, arms raised as he tells a joke into a microphone

Since 2021, Showtown have worked with local comedian and writer, Ruth E. Cockburn to deliver a stand-up comedy course for young people in Blackpool called Open up the Mic. There have been 3 cohorts of budding young comedians taking part over the years.

This showcase event is an opportunity for them to perform again and try out new material in front of a warm and friendly audience. The perfect event to introduce young people to comedy.

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Open Up the Mic Graduates

Date: 14th Jul, 2024
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

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All ages

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