TRIBUTE TO JOY – STAND UP FOR JOY @FRüIT

Beginning of March I was part of something very special – Stand Up Comedy @Fruit to raise funds for Joy Attwood’s Justgiving page so she can fulfil her bucket list dream of seeing the Northern Lights.

Joy was diagnosed with terminal cancer and was told that she is dying. The dream of seeing the Northern Lights and have the last holiday with her family was what she wanted the most, so Jed Salisbury, the director of Hull Comedy Festival decided to put on a gig – to celebrate Joy and raise money to fulfill her dream.

Jed is really good comedy-friend of mine and to contribute as well I wanted to capture the event.

Joy really liked Live Naked Idiots, so they were headlining, also The worlds only bomb disposal comedian Steve Rimmer, The finest comedian of Bransholme estate David Smith and Jed’s good friend Andy Woolston on the line up. And off course hosted by Jed.

Seriously heart warming, beautiful and precious.

My highlight was the support overall from the public, comedians and the honours to capture some family photos after the gig.

Sadly Joy passed away last week. She died peacefully surrounded by her family. Tributes have been paid and I think that publishing these photographs reminds about the good times Joy had.

During the night I witnessed strong family bond, a lot of love and joy.

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Thank you Joy for reminding of how precious life is, how precious our family is. My condolences to family and friends for this sad loss.

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Hull Comedy Festival>>Sunday Funday @St.Stephens

As mentioned before Hull Comedy Festival 2016 is coming soon, so on Sunday they did a little promotion in St. Stephens as part of the Super Sunday Fundays they entertained kids and grownups too..

Must say – I got little too much involved and cheered alongside the kids to the magic tricks performed  by Michael Diamond’s.

Plus he had incredible skills in managing scary balloons….

Gary Jennison was there to make sure things are looking good, everyone gets involved and was blowing up HHCP balloons.. [oh might duck…]

GIGGLES LIVE @KARDOMAH94

Every now and then I feel the urge to attend a comedy gig hosted, presented and performed by my comedy friends.

Also Hull Comedy Festival 2016 is fast approaching and preparations are taking place more often.

Last Thursday I went down to Giggles Live Presents event at Kardomah94.

The event was hosted by famous and hilarious Jed Salisbury and performances from Jack Gleadow, Dave Rivers, Jack Hammer and Odd Sock Club, Gary Jennison Gameshow.

Well, I had a laugh an the audience did too [it was packed full and I could not find a seat]

These guys have so much talent, dedication and it is always my pleasure to be around them.

Erm, the photos are really just 1/2 professional as my aim was to enjoy myself.