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BITTER SOUR presents THE VULVETTES 8:30pm
BITTER SOUR presents THE VULVETTES @ Upper Lounge
Jul 1 @ 8:30pm – Jul 2 @ 12:00am
BITTER SOUR presents THE VULVETTES @ Upper Lounge
Count Addiction and Cherry Fakewell set out to find the best of alternative drag and house them in a grotesque melting pot of punk, dance, goth, queer, camp, cabaret debauchery to delight your senses. Entry[...]
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CABARET LAB 7:00pm
CABARET LAB @ Upper Lounge
Jul 2 @ 7:00pm – 11:00pm
CABARET LAB @ Upper Lounge
An open mic night of epic proportions! Are you funny? Can you dance? Do you burlesque? Have a hidden talent? Come join us in the Laboratory, where pros and noobs alike can test new material[...]
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OPEN MIC COMEDY 7:30pm
OPEN MIC COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
Jul 4 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
OPEN MIC COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
Calling all comedians, wannabe ones, people who ‘think’ they’re funny, humans who like to laugh and anyone wanting a free pint…. Brighton’s no.1 Comedy Open Mic is on the 1st Tuesday of every month! 5-15[...]
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DAVID TRENT + RACHEL PARRIS (Edinburgh Previews) 7:30pm
DAVID TRENT + RACHEL PARRIS (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
Jul 5 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
DAVID TRENT + RACHEL PARRIS (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
DAVID TRENT You might not expect it from such a laconic guy as David Trent, but his comedy is best described as fast-paced multimedia madness. “A master of the genre” **** (Chortle). RACHEL PARRIS Musical[...]
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CANCELLED: PAUL McCAFFREY + ANDREW RYAN (Edinburgh Previews) 7:30pm
CANCELLED: PAUL McCAFFREY + ANDREW RYAN (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
Jul 6 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
CANCELLED: PAUL McCAFFREY + ANDREW RYAN (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
This show has been cancelled – apologies for any inconvenience.    
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ON THE EDGE w/ BENEDICT POPE 7:30pm
ON THE EDGE w/ BENEDICT POPE @ Upper Lounge
Jul 7 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ON THE EDGE w/ BENEDICT POPE @ Upper Lounge
We hand pick our acts from the best up and coming acts in the UK comedy scene, guaranteeing a brilliant line up.  Watch this space for line-ups! Friday 7th July BENEDICT POPE ALEX PETROVIC ROZ[...]
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TONY LAW + DARREN HARRIOTT (Edinburgh Previews) 7:30pm
TONY LAW + DARREN HARRIOTT (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
Jul 9 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
TONY LAW + DARREN HARRIOTT (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
Please Note: Tony Law has had to reschedule his appearance to this new date. TONY LAW The Canadian surrealist smashed his way into the British comedy consciousness in 2012 when he was Edinburgh Award nominated[...]
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CANCELLED: ELF LYONS + ATHENA KUGBLENU (Edinburgh Previews) 7:30pm
CANCELLED: ELF LYONS + ATHENA KUGBLENU (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
Jul 10 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
CANCELLED: ELF LYONS + ATHENA KUGBLENU (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
Unfortunately this show is cancelled. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.    
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LUCY PORTER + PAUL F TAYLOR (Edinburgh Previews) 7:30pm
LUCY PORTER + PAUL F TAYLOR (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
Jul 12 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
LUCY PORTER + PAUL F TAYLOR (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
LUCY PORTER Lucy’s distinctive, bouncy, feel-good comedy has made her a favourite with audiences around the world for nearly 15 years. “Thoroughly enjoyable” (Chortle). ***** (The Reviews Hub). “What every standup should be like” (EdFest[...]
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CANCELLED: TOM WARD + SARAH CALLAGHAN (Edinburgh Previews) 7:30pm
CANCELLED: TOM WARD + SARAH CALLAGHAN (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
Jul 13 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
CANCELLED: TOM WARD + SARAH CALLAGHAN (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
Unfortunately this show is cancelled. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.    
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FUNNY GIRLS – JULY 7:30pm
FUNNY GIRLS – JULY @ Upper Lounge
Jul 14 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm
FUNNY GIRLS - JULY @ Upper Lounge
Julie Jepson hosts our monthly night of fabulous female funnies, with stand-up, musical comedy, characters and improv. Second Friday of each month, 7:30pm-10:00pm, £5/£4. Friday 14th July JENAN YOUNIS NAOMI LEIJEN SARA BARRON LESLIE EWING-BURGESSE LOUISE STEVENSON and[...]
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COMEDY CHARACTER WRITING WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN 12:00pm
COMEDY CHARACTER WRITING WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN @ Upper Lounge
Jul 15 @ 12:00pm – 4:00pm
COMEDY CHARACTER WRITING WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN @ Upper Lounge
A workshop for women exploring how we can create and write comedy characters. Come along to the Caroline of Brunswick on Saturday 15 July from 12-4pm learn how to mine for comedy material, put together[...]
TITTER 8:00pm
TITTER @ Upper Lounge
Jul 15 @ 8:00pm – 11:00pm
TITTER @ Upper Lounge
Brighton’s most sophisticated Saturday night comedy club features the city’s best new comics performing not just their stand-up sets, but specially-written stories too! Third Saturday of each month, 8-11pm, £5. Saturday 15th July James Ellis Jack Abela Alex Petrovic Zara[...]
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SARA PASCOE + JESSICA FOSTEKEW (Edinburgh Previews) 7:00pm
SARA PASCOE + JESSICA FOSTEKEW (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
Jul 16 @ 7:00pm – 9:45pm
SARA PASCOE + JESSICA FOSTEKEW (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
Please note the change of date, which is due to Sara’s prior filming commitment having been rescheduled. SARA PASCOE One of the most ubiquitous faces in TV comedy, Sara regularly appears on 8 Out of[...]
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JO NEARY & FRIENDS 7:45pm
JO NEARY & FRIENDS @ Upper Lounge
Jul 17 @ 7:45pm – 10:30pm
JO NEARY & FRIENDS @ Upper Lounge
Character comedy, sketches, stand-up and oddities from: JO NEARY DYBALL & KERR PHIL JERROD GEORGE EGG plus special guests On the third Monday of each month (except August)! Advance tickets £4 (£6 on the door)[...]
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ED GAMBLE + JAMES LOVERIDGE (Edinburgh Previews) 7:30pm
ED GAMBLE + JAMES LOVERIDGE (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
Jul 19 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
ED GAMBLE + JAMES LOVERIDGE (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
ED GAMBLE A regular on Mock the Week since 2015, and Georgie in E4’s comedy documentary series Almost Royal, Ed is just as home on the stage as he is on TV. **** (The Scotsman).[...]
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CANCELLED: CAREY MARX + JOE WELLS (Edinburgh Previews) 7:30pm
CANCELLED: CAREY MARX + JOE WELLS (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
Jul 20 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
CANCELLED: CAREY MARX + JOE WELLS (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
Unfortunately this show is cancelled. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.    
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ON THE EDGE 7:30pm
ON THE EDGE @ Upper Lounge
Jul 21 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ON THE EDGE @ Upper Lounge
We hand pick our acts from the best up and coming acts in the UK comedy scene, guaranteeing a brilliant line up.  Watch this space for line-ups!  
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BEGINNERS’ COMEDY WRITING WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN 12:00pm
BEGINNERS’ COMEDY WRITING WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN @ Upper Lounge
Jul 22 @ 12:00pm – 4:00pm
BEGINNERS' COMEDY WRITING WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN @ Upper Lounge
Do you ever wonder what it takes to be a comedian? Wondering how to come up with comedy material? Want to increase your confidence? If yes, the beginners comedy writing workshops are for you. We[...]
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SMUT SLAM: PRIDE 8:00pm
SMUT SLAM: PRIDE @ Upper Lounge
Jul 23 @ 8:00pm – 11:00pm
SMUT SLAM: PRIDE @ Upper Lounge
Smut Slam is a community open mic featuring real-life first-person sex stories. There are judges and prizes, and a chance to participate anonymously with the Fuckbucket (anonymous questions and confessions). Smut Slam has been recognised[...]
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LOU SANDERS + GRÁINNE MAGUIRE (Edinburgh Previews) 7:30pm
LOU SANDERS + GRÁINNE MAGUIRE (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
Jul 24 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
LOU SANDERS + GRÁINNE MAGUIRE (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
LOU SANDERS Perhaps the nuttiest stand-up/clown combo on the comedy circuit, Lou’s charmingly haphazard shows combine mischievous monologues, offbeat observations and self-aware asides. “One of the best innovators in comedy” (Fest). GRÁINNE MAGUIRE Gráinne is[...]
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KATY BRAND: I COULD’VE BEEN AN ASTRONAUT 7:30pm
KATY BRAND: I COULD’VE BEEN AN ASTRONAUT @ Upper Lounge
Jul 25 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
KATY BRAND: I COULD'VE BEEN AN ASTRONAUT @ Upper Lounge
New work-in-progress from the British Comedy Award-winning star of Katy Brand’s Big Ass Show (ITV), plus a preview of Irish comic Chris Kent’s new show, Moving On. KATY BRAND: I COULD’VE BEEN AN ASTRONAUT Ever[...]
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KOMEDY KRACKERS 7:45pm
KOMEDY KRACKERS @ Upper Lounge
Jul 26 @ 7:45pm – 10:30pm
KOMEDY KRACKERS @ Upper Lounge
Do you krave for something different? This might be it! A kompilation show of kharacter, Komedy Krackers brings you the kream of alternative komedians to krack you up. A salon of superb, salubrious satirists seconded[...]
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SKEPTICS IN THE PUB: CONSPIRACY THEORIES ARE FOR LOSERS 7:00pm
SKEPTICS IN THE PUB: CONSPIRACY THEORIES ARE FOR LOSERS @ Upper Lounge
Jul 27 @ 7:00pm – 9:30pm
SKEPTICS IN THE PUB: CONSPIRACY THEORIES ARE FOR LOSERS @ Upper Lounge
Skeptics in the Pub is aimed at providing a community for like-minded people to meet, drink and hear some great talks from speakers from all around the country. Fourth Thursday of each month – Entry[...]
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SAM PRIOR: UP CLOSE (FREE!) 8:00pm
SAM PRIOR: UP CLOSE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
Jul 28 @ 8:00pm – 10:00pm
SAM PRIOR: UP CLOSE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
After a successful run of cabaret and stage shows in 2016 Sam Prior is returning to the Caroline of Brunswick for a run of close up magic evenings. Come and witness classic and original magic[...]
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RELEASE THE BATS 9:00pm
RELEASE THE BATS @ Main Bar
Jul 29 @ 9:00pm – Jul 30 @ 2:00am
RELEASE THE BATS @ Main Bar | Brighton | United Kingdom
On the last Saturday of every month, we go a bit goth downstairs! Guest DJs each month, including Simon Price and Andy Lowlife, playing all gothic rock, post-punk, alternative 80s hits and darkwave. FREE ENTRY![...]
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SLEEP PARALYSIS: A NIGHT OF NIGHTMARACULOUS DRAG 7:00pm
SLEEP PARALYSIS: A NIGHT OF NIGHTMARACULOUS DRAG @ Upper Lounge
Jul 30 @ 7:00pm – 10:30pm
SLEEP PARALYSIS: A NIGHT OF NIGHTMARACULOUS DRAG @ Upper Lounge
Step into the queercentric, glamorous and mildly unsettling world of dark caberet curated by Brighton’s most glamorous outcast, Fuchsia Von Steel. Joining her Will be Alpha Bites, a campy, excessive, outrageous drag performer always ready[...]
THE SHAPESHIFTERS REVIEW 8:00pm
THE SHAPESHIFTERS REVIEW @ Upper Lounge
Jul 30 @ 8:00pm – 11:00pm
THE SHAPESHIFTERS REVIEW @ Upper Lounge
Presenting a night of drag and cabaret in aid of charitable organisation The Queer Alternative. Join your host Fuchsia Von Steel and her guests as she takes you through a unique blend of glamour, grotesque[...]
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ANNA MORRIS + MICHAEL LEGGE (Edinburgh Previews) 7:30pm
ANNA MORRIS + MICHAEL LEGGE (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
Jul 31 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
ANNA MORRIS + MICHAEL LEGGE (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
ANNA MORRIS Character comedian Anna is best known for her Georgina the Bride character, who took Edinburgh by storm with her wedding show, It’s Got to Be Perfect. What will she do next…? MICHAEL LEGGE[...]