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Our new comedy project is based at the Bognor Youth & Community Centre in Westloats Lane, and its friendly team wants to welcome everyone to join in the laughter. There’s loads of opportunities for all ages to get involved, and most of the events are free of charge: performing workshops, scriptwriting sessions, cartoon drawing, kids’ comedy club, lighting & sound – and much more. To find out more, email

Next workshop: Comedy for Beginners Wednesday 6th June: 11am – 1pm. Free of charge, come and exercise your funny bones in a relaxed and friendly session led by Hilary Strong. For more information and to reserve a place, email

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Making Theatre Gaining Skills runs a range of full-time work experience courses lasting between 1 and 3 weeks long across Hampshire and West Sussex with referrals mainly through the local Job Centres. In most cases participants will need to be registered as unemployed with Jobcentre Plus and will not be charged a fee to attend.
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Making Theatre Gaining Skills participants are often able to join us after their course has ended as a volunteer or Peer Mentor.There are often opportunities to work with us as a volunteer. We also welcome people with specific skills to share with others including construction, carpentry, dressmaking, graphic design etc. From time to time we can offer paid internships which are generally advertised on Facebook, local job websites and industry networks.

To find out more about upcoming programmes in your area, contact the team:

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