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EXTERNAL EVENT - Stand-up for Darwin

Our friends as CLHG are putting on this exciting event - Stand Up for Darwin is fun fundraising evening of comedy and song dedicated to the great man Charles Darwin to celebrate his Birthday.


It is a Pan-London Humanists Groups Event in association with Conway Hall.


A host of great comedians many with a background in science will be entertaining you with laughter and logic, or perhaps the lack of it.
Entry is pay what you can we suggest a minimum of one Darwin (or £10 as some people know it) more if you can afford it or less if you really cannot.

PLEASE register your intention to attend, and simply pay on the door.


All money raised from the evening will go to a campaign to promote science, Evolution and Darwin's work in schools and to oppose the promotion of Creationism as an alternative 'theory' to Evolution.

The CLHG Wine Bar will provide drinks and nibbles, throughout the evening.
Our compere for the evening is Robin Ince.


Robin is a stand-up comedian, actor and writer best known for presenting the BBC radio show The Infinite Monkey Cage with Brian Cox.

Other perfomers include;


Kate Smurthwaite.
Kate is widely recognised as the star of the gone-viral Internet video "Atheist Bitchslap" and is the resident MC at London's Soho Comedy Club. She is well known for her annual political one woman "The News At Kate" shows at the Edinburgh fringe and over 2000 shows at other well known comedy venues.


Helen Arney is a comedian, geek songstress and physics graduate. In 2012 she won Best Comedy Performance at the Buxton Fringe with her solo show "Voice of an Angle"which also gained 4 & 5 star reviews at Edinburgh. She also tours with the science comedy phenomenon Festival of the Spoken Nerd.


Iszi lawrence is a comedian, illustrator and artist. She is the voice of theSkeptics Guide to the Universe and has her own weekly podcast Sundays Supplement which she co-hosts with TV writer Simon Dunn. She is an international speaker on skepticism and atheism.


Dean Burnett first discovered a gift for making people laugh when acting in student comedy shows as he studied for a neuroscience degree at the School of Biosciences. Now researching a PhD on memory at the School of Psychology, Dean is also putting his understanding of the mind to use in stand-up comedy.


Rosie Wilby has featured on Radio 4 Midweek, Loose Ends and Woman’s Hour and performed her award winning stand up show The Science Of Sex to sellout crowds at Cambridge and Manchester Science Festivals and Green Man festival’s Einstein Area.


Gemma Arrowsmith is a comedian, actor and worrier. She is also a godless skeptic science cheerleader and Nerdfinder.


"The greatest female comedy actor of the 21st century says Vic Reeves" Vic Reeves


She is also one half of the double act Mould & Arrowsmith along with Steve Mould.

Taylor Glenn is a former psychotherapist and now an award winning American comedian writer and actress based in the UK.

"Strap yourselves in: this lady takes you on a
comedy rollercoaster" - Lee Sigerson, The Glee Club

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  • dod

    Excellent. Far better than expected. Gemma Arrowsmith and Nick Doody were particularly funny.

    February 8, 2013

    • Adrian

      I don't know Gemma but Nick Doody is a dude. I remember a routine he used to do about phoning in sick with tourettes. Hilarious!

      February 8, 2013

  • Roger

    Would love to come but I have a rehearsal every Thursday.

    February 7, 2013

  • Kieron

    Have booked via CLHG, so not rsvp here so that numbers are not distorted.

    February 4, 2013

  • Rebecca

    Really looking forward to this!

    January 27, 2013

  • paul m.

    not in the country

    January 26, 2013

  • Brian

    This is very much my kindà gathering

    January 22, 2013

  • Georgi L.

    Unfortunately I can't make this one, but hope you all enjoy, sounds great.

    January 11, 2013

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Optional Contribution

GBP10.00 to laag.events@gmail.com

This covers: This is to help with LAAG's activism and the Ministry of Reason project.

Payment is accepted using:

  • PayPal
  • Cash or check - “Please email us and we'll send details. Or see us at any LAAG own meetup (i.e. not EXTERNAL events etc.) Again if in doubt email us.

Refunds are not offered for this Meetup.

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