Matt's Comedy Club
Welcome to Worthing's family-friendly laughmaker
We've been running comedy nights in our splendid West Sussex seaside town since 2008, and this page is a quick introduction to what we're about.
Matt's began life as a one-off church gig organised by St Matthew's Church and has grown into one of the UK's top community-run comedy clubs, providing regular massively entertaining nights with a friendly atmosphere, a clean comedy ethos, and at great value prices! We're non-profit, so any funds left over after we've met costs get ploughed back into the club.
Acts we've put on include Milton Jones, Tim Vine (two Edinburgh previews in 2013), John Hegley, The Noise Next Door, James Acaster, Jo Enright, Paul Tonkinson, Henning Wehn, Zoe Lyons, John Archer, Slightly Fat Features, Harry Baker, Paul Kerensa, Celia Pacquola, The New Rope String Band, Andy Kind, Jay Foreman, Dyball & Kerr and many more. We also run regular Open Mic nights to encourage local talent.
From traditional stand-up to sketch comedy, music to mime, improv to magic, we've had it and thousands have come, including hundreds at the first ever Worthing Comedy Festival in 2010.
2016 ... THE YEAR SO FAR
11 February – Paul Kerensa + Mark Palmer
7 April – Faceful of Issues with Joanna Neary
9 June – Word on the Street ... with Harry Baker and Jay Foreman
STILL TO COME ...
4 August – our popular Open Mic Night where you get to hear a dozen top local acts in swift succession, maybe including a first timer or two, and the odd special guest. Tickets just a fiver ...
20 November – the return of awesome improv act The Noise Next Door. A guaranteed sell-out so get your tickets EARLY ...
We're working closely with Worthing Theatres, so you'll find tickets on sale from their box office at www.worthingtheatres.co.uk or 01903 206206. We also sell through independent local businesses NRG Cavern, Bath Place; The Lazy Brunch, Goring Road; Music Mania, West Buildings; and St Matthew's Church Office, Tarring Road.
You can also keep up with us via our Facebook page, and you can also sign up to our fizzing e-mail newsletter.
If you fancy watching some video clips from past shows, head for www.youtube.com/mattscomedyclub and if you want any more info (maybe you're an aspiring stand up and fancy a spot at one of our regular Open Mic nights) you can also mail gig MC and club co-founder Russ Bravo (who you can follow on Twitter too).