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Miranda Hart closes Joke Shop

News

Miranda Hart closes Joke Shop

24th October 2014

A favourite funny woman of ours Miranda Hart has called time on her eponymous sitcom 'Miranda'. But don't worry, we won't be left in the dark over what happens to Miranda's joke sh…

Putting the Man in Manzai

Features

Putting the Man in Manzai

29th October 2014

If you think women in comedy here in the UK aren’t on TV as much as they should be, you should see Japan’s male-dominated comedy scene. Manzai is a traditional stand-up comedy style, and i…

SUPPORTING WOMEN'S CAUSES

While Funny Women continues to provide a unique platform for women to extend their comedic and creative boundaries, we also aim to raise awareness and funds for a variety of causes that directly affect women.

We like to work with organisations that represent all aspects of women’s wellbeing – 'laughing about life to help and heal women' - and empowering them to make a difference - 'helping women find their voice'.

Through our events, Funny Women has raised heaps of awareness and over £200,000 for the following charities during the last 11 years:

2003 Bristol Cancer Help Centre, now Penny Brohn Cancer Care

2004 YWCA, Jo’s Trust, V-Day

2005 YWCA , Jo’s Trust, V-Day

2006 YWCA, Jo’s Trust, V-Day, Ovarian cancer action

2007 V-Day, ActionAid, Ovarian cancer action

2008 V-Day, ActionAid, Ovarian cancer action

2009 ActionAid, V-Day:Tender

2010 V-Day:Tender, UK Feminista, OBJECT

2010 OBJECT, challenging 'sex object' culture

2011 Cancer Research UK's Race for Life, The Victoria Foundation, RISE 

2012 Women's Aid, The Victoria Foundation, RISE

2013 Refuge, Coppafeel, The Victoria Foundation, RISE

 

In 2014 we are proud to be partnering Refuge as our charity of the year for the Funny Women Awards, for the second year running.

Brighton Nights

Showcases

Brighton Nights

25th October 2014

Brighton! Head down to the Komedia for your chance to see this year's Funny Women Awards winner Jayde Adams who is headlining this month's Funny Women Brighton Nights! The multi-tale…