Bounce: All Bits, No Juice: A Stand-Up Comedy Special

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Bounce: All Bits, No Juice: A Stand-Up Comedy Special.


8 October, 2023


2PM - 3PM


FREE (Registration Needed)

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Join Belfast based comedians Heather Anderson & Leo Lardie for a hilarious Sunday afternoon pick-me-up! They’ll squeeze every last juicy bit from their experiences of mental (ill) health to serve up a deliciously sharp yet somehow sweet glass of stand-up comedy for all to enjoy!

Please, note this event includes Adult Content.

This event is part of Bounce Festival 2023 organised by University of Atypical for Arts and Disability. University of Atypical’s main funder is The National Lottery through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland made possible by Lottery Players.

Bounce Festival 2023 is also funded by Belfast City Council.

Heather Anderson:

Heather Anderson, originally from Carrickfergus (in fact, still from Carrickfergus), has been leaving people North and South of the border in stitches since 2019 with her chaotic approach to everything from dating to simply being alive in this world. Join her as she talks a lot of nonsense and inevitably throws in some high kicks for good measure.

Leo Lardie:

Leo Lardie got roped into stand-up comedy originally for a fundraiser to support the ‘Love Equality’ marriage equality campaign, and has been delighting audiences queer and straight alike since 2017. He’s gigged across Northern Ireland but you’ll regularly find him MC-ing on the last Friday of the month at his queer & trans stand-up night ‘The Laugh Hole’ at Paperxclips in West Belfast. Considered one of the most reliably funny comics on the circuit, underneath his warm and playful stage presence is an urgent and earnest exploration of identity, love and pain. His material is a powerful dose of queer joy and audiences love him.

Access at the Black Box

Entry: You enter The Black Box from Hill Street. There is step-free access and automatic doors. The closest accessible parking is at St. Anne’s Cathedral. This is 0.2 miles from the Black Box. You can ask a taxi to drop you off outside the door.

Inside the Venue: There are two accessible toilets. One is in the main venue space. The other is in The Green Room Bar. The building is all on one level.

Additional Information: Carer/personal assistant tickets are free, if you need support when visiting the venue. You can bring medication, food, or equipment into the venue. Assistance dogs are welcome (advance notification is necessary). You can request ear plugs.

You can find more accessibility information on the Black Box website.

Additional Access Requests

You can also request other accommodations, including a BSL or ISL interpreter. You can add this to the booking form, after you add your details. We require two weeks’ notice to organise a BSL or ISL interpreter for an event.

Our funds are limited, and some accommodations take time to organise. Please give us as much notice as possible so we can do our best to meet your requests.

If you have any problems with adding your request to the form, you can email Jonathan at [email protected], or call us on 028 9023 9450.

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