Comedy Night

Life as we know it comedy night. A partnership between OUMNH and Jericho Comedy

25 NOVEMBER | 18:30-21:30 | Book tickets


Laughter, libations, and Life, as we know it. Celebrate the opening of the Museum's new exhibits at our themed comedy night, in partnership with Jericho Comedy.


Oxford University Museum of Natural History and Jericho Comedy have teamed up to present you with our Life, as we know it comedy night. Enjoy stand-up routines and activity stalls themed around natural history.

Hosted by Alex Farrow – “Practically perfect in every way” ★★★★★ (The Scotsman) – as heard on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds. 

You’ll also have the chance to explore the Museum after dark, and enjoy a bar, crafts, insect handling and much, much more!

Please note that this event is suitable for visitors aged 18 and over. 


About the comedians...

Iszi Lawrence – Host of the British Museum member cast and dinosaur fan, featured on BBC Radio 4 and Netflix

Simon Watt – UCL biologist and founder of the Ugly Animal Society

Burt Williamson –  "Hilarious" (The Scotsman), featured in the Jericho Comedy Creepy Crawly Night at the Museum

Alison Woollard – Oxford biologist, Fellow of Hertford College, featured on the BBC Royal Institution Christmas Lectures


A new display at OUMNH featuring a giant Japanese Spider Crab and hundreds of other arthropods

Entry is £11.37 per person and tickets must be booked in advance. We are offering two entry times:

  • Early entry (18:30):
    • 18:30 – 19:00 Doors open
    • 19:00 – 20:00 Comedy performance
    • 20:00 – 21:15  Museum activities
  • Late entry (19:00):
    • 19:00 – 20:00 Doors open
    • 20:00 – 20:30 Museum activities
    • 20:30 – 21:30 Comedy performance

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Accessibility information:

Wheelchair accessible? Y*
Hearing loops? Y
Seating? Y
Refreshments? Y
Flashing lights? N
Loud noises? Noise levels may be high at some stages due to visitor numbers, but there will be no unexpected loud noises.

*To ensure that we can adequately provide for all wheelchair users, we politely request that visitors with wheelchairs get in touch with Chris Jarvis ( prior to booking.

For more information, please visit our accessibility webpage, or contact Chris Jarvis (