Laughing Lasses

Comedy for the Masses

Laughter for Lasses

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Laughter for Lasses, was funded by the Tyne & Wear Community Foundation's Women's Fund and ran earlier in the year via Launchpad, a Newcastle based mental health group.
A showcase was staged to celebrate International Women's Day 2015.

Some of the comments from Laughter for Lasses participants, include:
“These workshops offered a valuable experience and enabled me a platform to challenge myself on all sorts of levels. Inspiral! Thank you so much...!”

“Well done...such a great experience..."

Laughter for Lasses showcase photographs, by Lloyd Watson, are here.

Laughter for Lasses Blog, by Nicola Pringle, can be read here.

Launchpad were pleased to announce that funding was funding via the
Community Foundation & Comic Relief to run further stand up comedy workshops
Laughter for Lasses 2: The Return
for female service users and mental health survivors living in Tyne & Wear.

Professional performer and writer, Sharon Race, again facilitated the shorter in length workshops which began in June 2015.

A showcase was staged to celebrate Disability Awareness Day.

We wanted to give it a punchy sequel name. 'The Revenge' didn't quite fit,
so 'The Return' it was!

Photographs from that showcase are here.

All photographs were taken by and copyrighted to Les Higgins.

For further details on Launchpad telephone 0191 2330382 or visit their site here .

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