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Jim Howarth


I was born in 1968 and grew up in a leafy hamlet called Wigan. I would say that my love of comedy started at a young age, and I would while away the hours watching Laurel & Hardy whilst gnawing on a slab of tripe.

It is because of tripe that I decided to learn more about food and trained as a chef at the age of 16. I have spent most of my life around the catering & hospitality world, either working in it or sampling the products of it.

At the age of 17, I decided to see what the Royal Navy would be like, and after much deliberation, and 23 years later, I decided it wasn’t for me. I then moved into the Corporate World, delivering multiple services for the RAF, and it was there that I delivered my first comedy show. It was clear to me then, that the world of comedy is where I wanted to be. A couple of years later, Comedy Hotspot was born.

It seemed fitting, therefore, that the first show as Comedy Hotspot was delivered to the Royal Navy at HMS Drake. It is safe to say that from that point on, I haven’t looked back. I tried to juggle the corporate world, whilst driving Comedy Hotspot forward, and it was only a matter of time before I took the plunge and became a Comedy Promoter full time. I am really pleased with all the venues I have sourced, and the standards I have set and achieved for Comedy Hotspot, but this is just the beginning. 

It is often said that behind every successful man there is a woman, and I am no exception. Her name is Lisa and it’s a testament to her qualities that she has allowed me to chase my dreams, her support of me has been unwavering. We now reside in Boston, Lincolnshire and whilst we have no children, we have a number of pets that replace that particular void.

If you have a venue and want one of the best nights of comedy anywhere in the U.K. in your business… then give me a shout. If you want a one-off show, or just want to book a comedian, then again, give me a shout. 

Until then, keep laughing, be safe and support live comedy. 


















 

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Black Sluice Comedy Night

Wednesday 6th November. Tickets £10.00 (Comedy Only)


Black Sluice Riverside Cafe
South Forty Foot Bank, London Road
Boston, Lincolnshire
PE21 7RA
Laughter Starts 8:00pm

Horncastle Comedy Night

Saturday 9th November. Tickets £12.00 (Comedy Only)


Horncastle Community Centre
Manor House Street
Horncastle, Lincolnshire
LN9 5HF
Laughter Starts 8:00pm

The Malcolm Arms Comedy Night

Wednesday 20th November. Tickets £10.00 (Comedy Only)


The Malcolm Arms
Frith Bank, Antons Gowt
Boston, Lincolnshire
PE22 7BE
Laughter Starts 8:00pm

Martin Comedy Night

Friday 22nd November. Tickets £12.00 (Comedy Only)


Martin Village Hall
High Street
Martin, Lincolnshire
LN4 3QT
Laughter Starts 8:00pm

Old Leake Comedy Night

Saturday 23rd November. Tickets £12.00 (Comedy Only)


Old Leake Community Centre
Furlongs Ln, Old Leake
Boston, Lincolnshire
PE22 9NX
Laughter Starts 8:00pm

Sandbach Comedy Night

Friday 29th November. Tickets £12.00 (Comedy Only)


Sandbach Town Hall
High Street
Sandbach, Cheshire
CW11 1AX
Laughter Starts 8:00pm

Holbeach Comedy Night

Ssaturday 30th November. Tickets £12.00 (Comedy Only)


Holbeach United Services Club
50 Church St, Holbeach
Spalding, Lincolnshire
PE12 7LL
Laughter Starts 8:00pm

Dunston Comedy Night

Friday 6th December. Tickets £12.00 (Comedy Only)


Dunston Village Hall
Chapel Lane, Dunston
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
LN4 2ET
Laughter Starts 8:00pm

Blackfriars Theatre Comedy Night

Friday 13th December. Tickets £12.00**

**Price includes a 50p per seat refurbishment levy


Blackfriars Theatre
Spain Lane
Boston, Lincolnshire
PE21 6HP
Laughter Starts 8:00pm

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“What a fantastic night in Sandbach. A must see next time in the area. Never stopped
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“What a brilliant night. Absolutely loved it. Was our first comedy night and we have already
booked for the next comedy night in September. Thank you. Particularly loved
Joe Rowntree” - LyndseySave

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“Best laugh in ages, very funny, will definitely be coming to the next Comedy Hotspot Show” - LianneSave

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“Great laugh we all enjoyed it…funny guys…already got our tickets for the next
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“Fantastic night, all acts were brilliant. We had a right laugh! Got our tickets for the next show.” - JulieSave

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"We all had a fab night comedians were all fantastic, sore faces from laughing so much x We
will be coming back to the next one." -  ClaireSave

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"Great night, side splitting!! Sides are hurting this morning. Booooooooom!!! Cheers guys
for a great show." - Gray

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"Brilliant night, not laughed so much in a while. Thank you." - MelSave

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