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Pump Aid Fundraiser Hilarity & Charity!

Posted on: November 15, 2017
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How many hecklers does it take to pave a driveway?
– About a dozen if you smooth them out right. 

Yes folks, it’s that time again! Pump Aid are hosting Hilarity & Charity, an evening of laughs at the Strongroom Bar, Shoreditch!

Join us for plenty of laughter while raising money to transform people’s lives in Malawi, providing reliable and sustainable access to clean water and sanitation. We will also have a raffle with some awesome prizes up for grabs from the likes of Department of Coffee and Delta Force Paintballing! It’s also a fun and easy way to be involved with Giving Tuesday, the international day to do good!

Doors open at 7pm on the 28th November 2017.

Lineup includes:
Michael Odewale, who performed at the live final of the BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2016 in Edinburgh. Yuriko Kotani, winner of the 2015 BBC Radio New Comedy Award. Edinburgh Fringe performer Wisebowm and Celebrity Island 2017 castaway, comedian, writer and TV panellist, Shazia Mirza.

We are delighted to be joined by Sion James, Standup Comedian, MC & self-proclaimed fat bloke from Norf Wales.

Time: Doors 7.00pm, Show 8.00pm – Food available until 10.00pm
Venue: Strongroom Bar, 120-124 Curtain Rd Shoreditch, London EC2A 3SQ (Nearest tube: Old St, Shoreditch High St, Liverpool Street www.strongroombar.com
Admission: £8 Advanced ( we recommend reserving seats to guarantee entry to avoid disappointment! ) £10 Cash on Door
Advance bookings: Pre-book tickets here to avoid disappointment!

Pump Aid comedy event for giving tuesday Michael Odewale Yuriko Kotani Shazia Mirza Wisebowm

This summer we called upon the talents of Dane Baptiste, star of the UK BBC Comedy Sunny D (guest starring Katherine Ryan). And Eshaan Akbar, once described as “so slick, i could have been watching a live at the apollo set.”

Previous artists include:
 Andrew Watts, finalist in So You Think You’re Funny? 2006 and commended in the Laughing Horse new act final 2007.
 Harriet Braine, Funny Women winner 2016 and Musical Comedy Awards Best Newcomer 2016.
Jenny Bede, Best Newcomer at the Musical Comedy Awards 2013 and star of Jenny Bede AAA on the BBC.
 Stefano Paolini, runner-up in Channel 4’s So You Think You’re Funny award in 2001 and in BBC’s New Comedy Award in 2002