The first ever UK Women in Comedy Festival is being held across Greater Manchester from Tuesday October 1st until Sunday 27th 2013. The festival is a cross-collaboration between the growing number of women’s comedy producers, performers and supporters, spearheaded by Hazel O’Keefe founder of Laughing Cows Comedy. Celebrating all things funny and female across a variety of platforms including live comedy performances, comedy theatre, spoken word, book readings, film, visual art, installations, improvisation, photography, workshops and debates.
With a strong statement and a mixture of promotional, developmental and showcasing events, the Women in Comedy Arts Festival will be an opportunity for female comics across the UK to meet, perform, debate, discuss and get feedback from industry, insiders and professionals. Aiming to put an end to circular conversations and blow certain myths out of the water whilst showcasing, promoting and nurturing female comedy across a variety of platforms.
Find out more here…http://www.womenincomedy.co.uk/2013/home.html