Plug pulled on Bath Comedy Festival | ...for now

Plug pulled on Bath Comedy Festival

...for now

Organisers have pulled the plug on next month’s Bath Comedy Festival.

The event, which would have taken place from March 30 to April 19, is the latest casualty of the coronavirus.

Organisers say they are working to move the 170 events in the festival to September instead. 

Festival director Nick Steel says: "It is with much regret and sadness that we have taken the decision to postpone the 12th Bath Comedy Festival, but along with many other event organisations, we must honour our duty of care to audiences and performers alike. 

‘We worked incredibly hard to bring these amazing names to perform in our beautiful city, and will be working even harder now to ensure we can still provide much needed entertainment to the city of Bath with a rescheduled event later this year. I

’n these difficult times, comedy is more important than ever and we want to bring laughter back to this city as soon as possible. Our thoughts are with everyone who is being affected by this situation.’

Tickets already purchased will remain valid for any rescheduled performances once the new dates have been announced, or refunds will be available via box offices.

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Published: 18 Mar 2020

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