Comedy / Bristol Comedy

Pop The Kettle on…

By steve wright, Friday Jan 12, 2018

This January a new project brings Bristol’s independent comedy scene together in one community calendar. Bristol is a bustling centre for live comedy, with over 20 different nights running across the city. The Kettle seeks to make it easy to find what’s on and to bring audience members to see comedy in exciting, and unusual places.

The Kettle was created by Bristol comedians David Hoare, Tony Chiotti and Jo Duncan. The project is supported by several local promoters and comedians, who help keep the calendar up-to-date and write original content for the various channels, including its website, newsletter, Twitter feed and Facebook group.

“We kept hearing from audience members that they couldn’t find good comedy local to where they lived,” David explains. “The thing is, Bristol has loads of amazing comedy nights, so we decided to put it all in one place. The Kettle is there to help promoters and punters realise how much is going on, and hopefully get people to try something new.”

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The Kettle aims to present all the local comedy in one calendar, which you can find via a variety of channels. To get involved, simply follow the Kettle on social media, sign up for the weekly newsletter, or keep up to date with what’s happening in Bristol on their website.

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