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Hilarity Academy

Our free “Hilarity Academy” project is funded by Children In Need and now into it’s third year. Workshops happen on Monday’s afterschool. 
Join Hilarity Academy for our Summer 2022 term led by professional comedians!

Hilarity Academy is a free, fun space for young people to learn and engage in the skill of making people laugh. Workshops include lessons on learning how to tell jokes, creating sketches, writing stand up material and clowning. 

The project is led by comedy professionals Alice Devlin and Martin Willis and have run workshops for organisations including BFI, Jackson’s Lane and Haringey Shed! Alice also runs popular monthly alternative comedy night “Piñata”, is an actor for Punchdrunk, and a founder of Bric a Brac Theatre Company. Martin runs comedy production company Objectively Funny, has a double. 

Start Date of Summer Term:
Monday 9th May 2022

Last day of Summer Term:
Monday 4th July 2022 (No session 30th May 2022)

Times:
Juniors (ages 7-11): 3:45pm-5pm
Seniors (ages 11 to 18): 5pm-6:30pm

Where:
The Chapel at St Margaret’s House, 21 Old Ford Road, E2 9PL

Contact: hilarity@stmargaretshouse.org.uk

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