What’s On

Wivenhoe Funny Farm shows start at 8pm (doors 7pm), usually last Thursday of the month – sometimes varies out of respect to Bowls Club fixtures).
Tickets cost £8.00 or £6.50 concessions*
(*Unwaged, Student, Wivenhoe Bowls Club Member)

Our nights can get busy, so book seats if you can via the Contact and Bookings Form on our Home Page (Click Contact & Booking Seats in the menu above).


We will be back live at Wivenhoe Bowls Club during Winter months from November 2022  & currently back on tour at The Horse & Groom during the summer- Covid safety guidelines will apply – booking via funnyfarmcomedy@gmail.com please make a donation with booking (recommending £8 but what you can manage) as we are paying the acts and have vastly reduced Audience Size (currently can’t have a front of house)

Thursday 29th September (our 17th anniversary!) – Show start 6.30pm
Headliner: Sol Bernstein
Support from: Ben Harrington
Martin Westgate

Thursday 24th November (Bowls Club) – show start 7.30pm
John Mann

Support Jake Baker & Cheekykita

Thursday 29th December (Bowls Club) – show start 7.30pm
Meryl O’Rourke
Support Jason Patterson & Aaron Jay

Thursday 23rd February 2023 (Bowls Club) – show start 7.30pm
Mike Gunn
Support from Katie Price & Alex Freimuller

Thursday 30th March 2023 (Bowls Club) – show start 7.30pm
Phil Nichol
Support Pauline Eyre & Louie Green

Thursday 27th April 2023 (Bowls Club) – show start 7.30pm
Dave Fulton
Support Sonia Aste & Si Deaves

Information & Directions for non Horse & Groom gigs

Wivenhoe Bowls ClubWoodland Way, Wivenhoe, Colchester, Essex, CO7 9AT

The Funny Farm gigs start at 7.30pm, doors open at 7pm. Pay on the door £8.00 (£6.50 concessions). (This is under normal circumstances and may subject to change if there are any further Covid restrictions)

The gig has a friendly, intimate atmosphere and a decent bar!

Follow A12 to Colchester – take exit marked City Centre and Clacton (A133). From Colchester: Follow the A133 to the University, carry on round the back of the University then turn right onto the B1027 to Wivenhoe. Keep going and turn right after the Co-Op the Bowls Club parking is on the right. Audience entrance is Woodland Way (Road leading to the right after the park entrance – entry is just before the first house.