Funny Women Workshop Weekend

Do you want to see if your comedy ideas measure up?  Terrified of public speaking and want to learn a few techniques borrowed from stand up?  The first of our 2014 Workshop Weekends takes place in February 2014 in a brand new venue. 

100% of previous participants said they would recommend the experience to a friend, so we're positive that we can get your creative juices flowing and boost your confidence whether it's for performing or everyday life. If you need further convincing, please read about Dotty Winters journey from workshop to the Funny Women Awards final in just seven months HERE.

We know that women are big on talent and short on time so our bumper weekend of four workshops covers a range of skills to help you to write and perform – whether that be comedy, storytelling or public speaking. We've enlisted some fantastic coaches who work with us regularly on our shows, workshops and Charity Challenges as performers and mentors and this is a whole new Workshop Weekend programme so even if you've taken part in one of our workshops before there will be something new for you!

As ever there will be some informal networking, panel discussions, performances, special guest speakers and a few drinks to make the weekend go with an extra humourous swing and all for the bargain price of £250.  See Paypal booking link below.
If you crave even better value for money then by becoming one of a limited number of Funny Women BFFs you will get a whole £100 off the price of the Workshop Weekend – once you've become a BFF we'll send you a special booking link so that you pay just £150. Bargain!
Read all about our talented and expert speakers HERE plus here’s a summary of how the weekend shapes up over the two days: 
Saturday 8th February:
'How to write a comedy script' – Gavin Smith Creative Director of Business and Development for The Comedy Unit
'Developing comedy characters'Alex Mahermost recently seen in her debut solo show, 'Hope & Gloria' (Best Show, Funny Women Awards 2013)
10.00am – 10.30am Registration, welcome coffee and introduction 
10.30am – 12.30pm workshop session one
12.30pm – 2.00pm lunch break and networking 
2.00pm – 2.30pm speakers surgery
2.30pm – 4.30pm workshop session two
4.30pm – 5.00pm panel round up
5.00pm – 6.00pm Improv fun and games with the Funny Women Players and drinks reception courtesy of Blue Nun.
Sunday 9th February:
'Stand Up To Stand Out' (introductory or advanced) – Lucy Frederick, finalist Funny Women Awards 2012
'How to produce and promote a show' –  Lynne Parker, founder & executive producer of Funny Women
10.00am – 10.30am coffee and recap from day one
10.30am – 12.30pm workshop session three
12.30pm – 2.00pm lunch break and networking
2.00pm – 4.00pm workshop session four
4.00pm – 5.00pm special guest appearance, Twisted Loaf, winners of the 2013 Funny Women Awards and round up Q&A
(Schedule may vary)
Venue: The Union Club, 50 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D 4EQ. For more location details click HERE.
Places will be limited so that the workshop sessions are not over-subscribed.  You will be given an itinerary for all four workshop sessions and the group activities.
Don't just take our word for it! Here are some comments from the participants at our previous Workshop Weekends:
" The weekend is great if you want to find your comedic voice and have a bit of fun. It is ideal for beginners who may never do stand up or hardened old crones of the stage like myself!' Aedin Darmody, Funny Women Workshop Weekend Participant.

"I really enjoyed the Funny Women Workshop Weekend. It was very interesting and great fun, even though it took me out of my comfort zone at times. I am so glad that I took part." Participant, Funny Women Workshop Weekend 9th-10th February 2013

"Wonderful experience. And I will be taking this further."  Participant, Funny Women Workshop Weekend 9th-10th February 2013.

So go on – you know you want to! Reserve your place NOW by emailing info@funnywomen.com putting 'FEBRUARY WORKSHOP WEEKEND 2014' in the header and send your payment to us via the Paypal link below.  If you would like to talk to one of us about this event in more detail please call 020 8948 4444. We look forward to seeing you there!