The Tavern Comedy Club

The Tavern Comedy Club

The Best of the South West

The Tavern Free

3 of the best South West comedians including local favourite Cerys Nelmes.

More hilarity than you can shake a (rather large) funny stick at!

The Cheltenham Comedy Festival brings you some of the finest comedians from the South West for your laughing pleasure! You lucky lovers of comedy you.

Limited capacity so get there early to avoid disappointment and to enjoy the hospitality of The Tavern's great pub with great food.

Cerys Nelmes to perform at Cheltenham Comedy Festival 2019

Cerys Nelmes

Introducing West Country Stand Up Comedian Cerys Nelmes, born and bred in the centre of the Cotswolds! A regular at every Cheltenham Comedy festival we’ve ever had and honestly one of our all time favourite comedy people.

Cerys has had a very colourful and eventful life which she loves talking about to make people laugh. She performs her comedy in a story telling style with a West Country charm that is easy to warm to.

Cerys has worked very hard to forge a strong career in the comedy industry. She is a leading mc on the comedy circuit, working for major UK clubs and UK charity events. Cerys has a fantastic stage presence and her audience interaction is flawless.

Alf The Prop Comic to perform at Cheltenham Comedy Festival 2019

Alf The Prop Comic

Alf is a One Liner/Musical Prop comic who has been performing comedy around Devon and Cornwall since the beginning of 2015.

In 2016 he made it through to the Alf is a One Liner/Musical Prop comic who has been performing comedy around Devon and Cornwall since the beginning of 2015. semi-finals in Edinburgh and last year he has performed in the Comedy Gladiators Grand Final at Riproar in Bristol, as well as winning the Standup for Cider competition in Devon, he won the Bedminster Comedians on the Run competition and came 2nd in Frome Comedian of the Year.

In 2018 he auditioned for Britain's Got Talent at the London Palladium and received a Standing Ovation from the Judges and the Audience.

His Comedy was recently described by Jethro as Utter Chaos.

Richard James to perform at Cheltenham Comedy Festival 2019

Richard James

Richard James started his comedy career in Plymouth in 2012. Since then he has travelled the length and breadth of the nation telling jokes to strangers.

In 2014, he was a finalist in Foster's South Coast Comedian of the Year and has performed across the UK on pro-bills alongside the great and the good, from festivals to corporate functions, to theatres and little pubs and pretty much anywhere that'll let him say things on a microphone.

In Feb 2015, he crossed the Atlantic and performed in the USA, in New York and Baltimore. Where a New Yorker said he was Pretty darn funny for a limey. Richard smiled awkwardly then left.

Along with a fondness for the absurd and the awkward details of life, Richard is an unashamed nerd for history and science fiction. The material that he uses stretches from topical humour to bizarre family stories to films and history.

continues to deliver brilliantly in front of audiences of any size