Save the date for ‘Come Joke With Me’, a UK Nollywood, Nollycomedy acts and Afrobeats night of entertainment and fun night, taking place 23rd of September 2017.
Partners; HetoCapital, NEA and BEFFTA award winner UK Comedian, Akpos Ogagbe and HeadtoHead and BEFFTA award winner, Mr Nonso Nwaiwu of Sererem Entertainment presents AkposUK and Sererem comedy show #ComeJokeWithMe‘, where Nollywood meets Nollycomedy.
The show will showcase other Afrocentric talents, highlight social challenges like knife and gun crimes as well as health issues like cancer, leukaemia with ethnic communities in the UK.
Date: Sept 23rd
Venue: The Open Door, Crystal Palace, 25 Church Road, London, SE19 2TE
Time: Red Carpet: 5pm. Show Starts: 6 pm
This is the first of its kind of show billed to be a pleasant night to remember, the event aims to be different by:
- Creating a platform to showcase UK Afrocomedy and the other UK based Afrocentric talents.
- Highlight and attempt to correct some of the social ills in our community, show our youths a better pathway and hopefully change their philosophy for good. And refocus their energy, drive and ambitions.
Additionally, health issues like cancer/leukaemia within ethnic communities in the UK will be highlighted as the team are partnering with UK charities that are committed to these causes.
‘Come Joke With Me’ 2017 Partners
- The African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust (ACLT) – London based blood cancer charity “committed to helping provide hope to patients living with blood cancer and other illnesses where a matched donor (stem cell, blood or organ) is required to save a life”. ACLT’s underlying ethos is “to educate communities across the UK by raising awareness about stem cell, blood and organ donation”.
- The Damilola Taylor Trust (DTT) is a charity based in South London “committed to providing inner-city youths with opportunities to play, learn and live their lives free of fear and violence, and with optimism for a future where opportunities flourish”. The DTT’s aim is to “restore the hope, optimism and self-esteem of youths” so they can have lofty aspirations and work to attain their innate potentials.
The show is billed to be one to remember featuring; Akposuk, Nonso Nwaiwu, Don Nice, Lateef Lovejoy, Pastor Zino, Wale Gates, Emeka Smith, MC Abbey; with a surprise guest appearance by a Nigerian superstar comedian.
Afrobeats music live performance by Radical77, Vera Tunes and DJ Onomski. Comedians and Nollywood actors expected on the night include; MC Mark, Neil Kings, Victoria Inyama, Nelson Spyknollywood amongst others.
#ComeJokeWithMe promises to thrill and engage the audience on a night of rib cracking laughter whilst delivering some of the best jokes and acts in the UK comedy circuit. The event aims to be different and unique to the theme. And will feature raffle draws for HetoGrow solar power banks. The first draw will be held especially for free tickets to be issued to early arrivals; limited to the first 100 guests checked into the show.
Additional information about partnership is available on the #comejokewithme web page here
Ticket range include Standard, VIP and V-VIP
Ticket hotlines: 07943534921/ 07506 563779 / 07794 288054 / 0207 993 5460
For more info and online tickets, visit: comejokewithme.eventbrite.co.uk OR sererem.shoobs.com OR peektickets.com OR showbiz.hetogrowshop.com
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