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The Temple Bar

Fringe Venue 270 - Click here for map

121 Western Road, Brighton, BN1 2AD  / 01273 721 501

Food  Wifi  Licensed
Open from 11:00 to 23:00
Children until 5pm, 18+ Only After this

The temple is an established and newly refurbished venue with a full menu on offer daily. With outdoor seating, and a spacious bar it’s the perfect place to hang around between Fringe shows.


Shows at The Temple Bar
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Upstairs 

A Pessimist's Guide to Being Happy CABARET 
MAY 7-10 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
With the world seemingly falling apart, Matt Duwell ('Imaginative appeal and razor-sharp, death-dealing wit' **** Broadway Baby) presents a comedy show to prove that being pessimistic is better for yo...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

About Risk (PREVIEW) COMEDY 
MAY 2-3, 30-31 at 14:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
In a competitive world where confidence can outweigh skill, Robyn Perkins (Sydney Fringe 2019 Comedy Award Winner) looks what is confidence, how do we get it, and how does it affect performance? Is th...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

All is fair in Love and Life COMEDY 
MAY 2-3, 23-24 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Every been dumped? OF course you have! Come and join the three comedians who last years all got dumped at the same time by their other halves. Anti-heroes Arna Spek, Clive Coopman and James OD will pe...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Amy Matthews: Night Night Tangerine (Work in Progress) COMEDY 
MAY 23-25 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Something old, something new, something borrowed: SOMETHING OLD: Best Newcomer (Scottish Comedy Awards), Amy Matthews, arrives in Brighton with the success of her Edinburgh Fringe 2019 show, 'The Lif...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Andrea Hubert Work in Progress COMEDY 
MAY 15-16, 22-23 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Andrea is a Jewish white lady, and if Twitter's anything to go by, neither of those are ideal. She's also rapidly ageing, as humans tend to do, and as a Jewish white lady, none of that's ideal. Or is ...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Ben Pope: WIP COMEDY 
MAY 27-29 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Ben Pope is 'a total delight' (Fest). This is his charming, dewy-eyed, freshly-jellied new work-in-progress show - jokes, stories and verbal potpourri about God, faith, weddings, constellations, hoa...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit? COMEDY 
MAY 1-3 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
+++++ Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit by Dharmander Singh +++++ “Growing up - I was too brown for white kids and the wrong kind of brown for brown kids. That's when I first questioned m...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit? COMEDY 
MAY 7-8 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
+++++ Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit by Dharmander Singh +++++ “Growing up - I was too brown for white kids and the wrong kind of brown for brown kids. That's when I first questioned m...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit? COMEDY 
MAY 9 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
+++++ Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit by Dharmander Singh +++++ “Growing up - I was too brown for white kids and the wrong kind of brown for brown kids. That's when I first questioned m...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Caitlin Cook: The Writing on the Stall COMEDY 
MAY 11-14, 17-21 at 19:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
The Writing on the Stall is a raucous hour of comedy, music, and bathroom stall graffiti art brought to you by LA-born, NYC-based, Oxford-educated, hyphen-addicted raconteur Caitlin Cook. Having photo...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Chelsea Birkby, SEXISTENTIALISM COMEDY 
MAY 7, 28-29 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
From da club to Descartes, philosophy and pop culture combine in SEXISTENTIALISM a fun and thoughtful show about sexuality, shame and the self. “I guarantee anyone at the fringe will enjoy **** Mumble...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Confessions Of A Seat Filler THEATRE 
MAY 25-28 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
Zoe has scored an invite to the 71st Annual Tony Awards, one of her dreams but there’s only one catch, she’s not nominated- She’s a seat filler, oh and she’ll have to face a big fear; wearing high hee...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Different Class Comedy COMEDY 
MAY 4-5 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Adam Morrison and Tim Powell – different to look at, different backgrounds, different outlooks. One’s Middle Class, one’s Working Class. They both have a lot to say about life, relationships, parentho...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Different Class Comedy COMEDY 
MAY 6 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
Adam Morrison and Tim Powell – different to look at, different backgrounds, different outlooks. One’s Middle Class, one’s Working Class. They both have a lot to say about life, relationships, parentho...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Dirty Tricks - Magic, Misdirection and Spycraft CABARET 
MAY 11-16 at 20:45 (60 min) - PAY WHAT YOU WANT 
DIRTY TRICKS - MAGIC MISDIRECTION AND SPYCRAFT Spies often use Magicians in time of crises. France deployed Robert Houdin to quell Algerian uprisings. Houdini worked for the American Secret Service....
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Entertainer COMEDY 
MAY 9-10 at 18:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
The true story of one man’s ambition to become the greatest holiday park entertainer in England. In a show filled with laughs, music and lots of heart, Adam Morrison Jones (Deal Radio Best New Act 20...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Fiona Sagar and Vanessa Hammick Characters and Stand Up Work in Progress COMEDY 
MAY 30-31 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
New material and characters from Fiona Sagar Plug in for hilarity and set your mode to multi-player with this fresh character-based show from this “talented impressionist” **** (FringeBiscuit.co.uk) ...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Fragile SPOKEN WORD 
MAY 17 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
Lost in the middle of the mountains, a self assured, powerful, "I don´t need anyone" woman realises that she got it all wrong. In order to survive she has to go back, get rid of all the layers that sh...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Fragile SPOKEN WORD 
MAY 25 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Lost in the middle of the mountains, a self assured, powerful, "I don´t need anyone" woman realises that she got it all wrong. In order to survive she has to go back, get rid of all the layers that sh...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Gerry Carroll- Wrongo COMEDY 
MAY 8-10, 16-17 at 12:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
It will include a short pantomime!  ...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Get Rich or Die (work-in-progress) COMEDY 
MAY 8 at 17:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
(will add at a later date) ...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Get Rich or Die (work-in-progress) COMEDY 
MAY 10 at 14:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
(will add at a later date) ...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Get Rich or Die (work-in-progress) COMEDY 
MAY 25 at 20:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
(will add at a later date) ...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Greenfinch SPOKEN WORD 
MAY 4-5, 30-31 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
In his next life, Pete wants to be a greenfinch. Failing that he just wants to be happy. But can he be happy? Of course he can. Join Hammer and Tongue finalist poet-clown Pete Strong as he tries to f...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Guy Fawkes' Mother THEATRE 
MAY 16-18 at 18:15 (60 min) - £8-£10 
1612, King James of Scotland sits safely on the throne of England and the Gunpowder Treason Plotters have long since been executed. Everyone in the Kingdom celebrates November 5th. The day that rememb...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Heartland COMEDY 
MAY 8-10 at 13:15 (60 min) - £5-£7 
Heartland is an improvised comedy show inspired by an audience member's recollections of their hometown. From these fond (or otherwise) memories we will see an entire community of quirky characters co...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

How To Be A Psychiatrist Without Going Mad COMEDY 
MAY 2-3, 9-10, 16-17 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
Award-winning comedian and NHS junior doctor shrinks ten years experience into one therapy-long session of comedic storytelling. "Perfect and hilarious", Buzzfeed. N.B. exact details changed to pro...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Julie-Ann Amos: Death Row Jiggle COMEDY 
MAY 11-12 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
It's a lot harder to get into Death Row than it is to get out. Especially when you have a few ... added attractions. After all, over a certain age your jiggly bits are more a hindrance than the assets...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Julie-Ann Amos: Death Row Jiggle COMEDY 
MAY 11-13 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
It's a lot harder to get into Death Row than it is to get out. Especially when you have a few ... added attractions. After all, over a certain age your jiggly bits are more a hindrance than the assets...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Kevin Precious: Teachers and Schools (Work-in-Progress) COMEDY 
MAY 25-27 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Former Religious Studies Teacher turned stand-up comedian Kevin Precious turns his hand to examining his former profession, and takes a sideways look at the teaching and schools more generally. A work...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Leslie Ewing-Burgesse: Nebula (WIP) COMEDY 
MAY 23-25 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
Leslie Ewing-Burgesse knows what she's doing. She always knows what she's doing. She just seems like she doesn't. But she's bored of talking about insecurity. Come see her attempt to figure out how to...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Nathan Cassidy: Observational COMEDY 
MAY 30-31 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Award-winning comedian Cassidy's true story of his magical year. Nothing was happening, then he joined a gym and a big man changed his life forever. You couldn't make it up. BEST SHOW NOMINEE BUXT...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Nathan Cassidy: Roses From Joe (work in progress) COMEDY 
MAY 30-31 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Award-winning comedian Cassidy has the secret of happiness – 40,000 roses, from Joe. The next chapter after his critically acclaimed, award-nominated show ‘Observational’ that wowed audiences, this is...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Paul Dennis: Almost Blunted Purpose COMEDY 
MAY 9-10, 17-21, 30-31 at 20:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Want (£3-£5 in Advance) 
Turning 50 has turned Paul Dennis into a joyful curmudgeon. With the inevitable collapse of his self delusion, together with the euphoria of accepting his failures, the resultant downturn in what the...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Philliam and Willipp COMEDY 
MAY 13-14, 28-29 at 18:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
Philliam and Willipp is a split bill comedy show from young up-and-coming comedians Wiliiam Hitt (BBC Radio London) and Philipp Kostelecky (BBC Wales) “Tongue-in-cheek provocative material” - Chortle....
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Ram of God THEATRE 
MAY 1-3, 7-8 at 20:45 (60 min) - £5/3 
RAM WILL PUNISH YOU RAM WILL NOURISH YOU PRAISE BE TO RAM Welcome to the church of Ram, where people are sheeple, sheep are people and the world is one short throw away from blowing up in a cloud of ...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Retro Fit COMEDY 
MAY 22-24 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
When folks talk about ‘the good old days’ we know it’s all gobbledegook! Amadeus ventures back in time to review & repair what were not the good old days, just times of sugar coated badness, comparing...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Return of The Love Machine COMEDY 
MAY 6, 10 at 19:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Want (£5 in Advance) 
Tom Ward is back! After a year off following three 5* Edinburgh shows the man with the haircut has been busy...supporting Joe Lycett and Jack Whitehall on tour...recording for 'Roast Battle' and 'Stan...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Ross Drummond & Harry Monaghan: The Jerk Store COMEDY 
MAY 15-17, 29-31 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
Ross Drummond and Harry Monaghan are The Jerk Store. Comedy Record Label, Podcast Network and Monthly night. Financially crippling? Almost certainly? Undeniably fun? Absolutely. And Now? Well, they’...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Socialism and Cats COMEDY 
MAY 23-25 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Chris Tavner presents his brand new show. Are you the sort of person who wants to see a world of fairness and equality, a world based on need rather than profit? Do you also love cute little kitty cat...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Something Funny with Scott McPherson COMEDY 
MAY 1-3, 21-24 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
Something Funny with Scott McPherson. The show is a natural progression from Scott McPherson's debut 2019 Edinburgh Fringe show, where he performed with fellow Scottish comedian Charlotte MacDonald i...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

STAG STAG STAG COMEDY 
MAY 22-24 at 18:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
Name: Stag, stag, stag Bio: Martin's getting this year and you're all invited to the stag do! For an hour. If you pay admission. And laugh at all the jokes. He'll talk couples, marriage and shots, sh...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Summertime Slaughter! COMEDY 
MAY 8-10 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
A sinister seaside sketch show. Welcome to Plankton-On-Sea, your classic British seaside town: donkeys, deckchairs and a deadly monster terrorizing the shore. It's true the place is not once what it...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Tales of Whatever COMEDY 
MAY 30-31 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Comedians telling true stories. A diverse line-up of seasoned performers, comedians and storytellers join hosts Mark Powell and Lee Moore to share 10-minute tales of weird, horrifying, funny, gloriou...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

The Gork Glitch on Adad THEATRE 
MAY 4-5 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
Adad, an alien planet at the bottom of a wormhole, is in turmoil. Two opposing factions are at war and what's that? A meteor is crashing towards the planet?! After a life-changing, time-travelling, mi...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

The Gork Glitch on Adad THEATRE 
MAY 1-2 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
Adad, an alien planet at the bottom of a wormhole, is in turmoil. Two opposing factions are at war and what's that? A meteor is crashing towards the planet?! After a life-changing, time-travelling, mi...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

The Ritual COMEDY 
MAY 15-16, 29-30 at 23:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
Do you dream of being a vampire? Steffen Hånes and Greg Lass do too. Come to “The Ritual”, where a chaotically playful master charms the audience in his hilarious attempts to terrify them, assisted by...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

The Stuff of Country Songs THEATRE 
MAY 19-21, 25-27 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
With the talk of having children getting serious, finding a series of old photographs unearthed in a family clear-out, and the realisation that life has been happening whilst he was waiting for it to ...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

The True Confessions of Perkins & Iles COMEDY 
MAY 16-17 at 15:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
Sarah Iles (4 stars, Bunbury Magazine) and Robyn Perkins (4 Stars, Chortle) split a BRAND NEW hour of honest and personal stand-up comedy. It's funny cuz its true. ...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

The View from Over The Hill CABARET 
MAY 14, 18-20 at 22:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
Aussie-born singer-songwriter-performance poet Flloyd (with 2 Ells) Kennedy may be pushing into her eighth decade but this old lady certainly knows a thing or two. With two ukuleles and a kazoo, her c...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

The View from Over The Hill CABARET 
MAY 15 at 18:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
Aussie-born singer-songwriter-performance poet Flloyd (with 2 Ells) Kennedy may be pushing into her eighth decade but this old lady certainly knows a thing or two. With two ukuleles and a kazoo, her c...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

The View from Over The Hill CABARET 
MAY 16-17 at 13:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
Aussie-born singer-songwriter-performance poet Flloyd (with 2 Ells) Kennedy may be pushing into her eighth decade but this old lady certainly knows a thing or two. With two ukuleles and a kazoo, her c...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Track 96 Improvised Hip Hop COMEDY 
MAY 8-9 at 23:15 (60 min) - £5-£7 
Track 96 is an improvised hip hop group. Based on audience suggestions, we create a world of rhyme and rhythm. We make-up rhymes on the spot and, as improvisers, create a story/scene that audiences co...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Trans*Atlantic COMEDY 
MAY 1-6 at 18:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Want (£5 in Advance) 
Join Dian Cathal, an immigrant of country and gender, in an attempt to prove their hypothesis: that Trans jokes can be funny when we tell them. If you laugh, it’s comedy. If they cry, it’s theatre. It...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Up In The Air COMEDY 
MAY 2-3 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Ellie Calnan, Caitlin Powell and Sam Williams are all a bit stuck. Just on the border of millennial and generation Z and just on the border of an existential crisis, three comedians (Soho Theatre Youn...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Wheely Wheely Wheely Wheely Wheely COMEDY 
MAY 8-9 at 19:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
Stephanie and Paul bring you a silly hour of silliness with zero artistic merit but a shockingly high volume of Maltesers. This is an interactive show, so be prepared to get involved with some joustin...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Will Hall & Sharlin Jahan (Work In Progress) COMEDY 
MAY 6, 26 at 20:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
Will Hall (As seen on BBC Three and Channel 4, Bath New Comedian and Max Turner Finalist, Laughing Horse Semi-Finalist 2018) and Sharlin Jahan (Get Up Stand Up Semi-Finalist, BBC Asian Network, Soho T...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Work in Progress COMEDY 
MAY 23-25 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
Stuart hauls his sorry ass to Brighton in preparation for his second hour of stand-up at the Edinburgh Fringe. Stuart has been on loads of TV programmes on BBC Scotland you won't have seen, includin...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

You'll Do: A Love Story (WIP) COMEDY 
MAY 30-31 at 13:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
Nick Elleray returns to Brighton with a new show about falling in love and other compromises. Praise for Big Nick Energy, Edinburgh 2019: ★★★★ 'Brilliantly penned gags... a pe...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

You'll Do: A Love Story (WIP) COMEDY 
MAY 2-3 at 12:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
Nick Elleray returns to Brighton with a new show about falling in love and other compromises. Praise for Big Nick Energy, Edinburgh 2019: ★★★★ 'Brilliantly penned gags... a pe...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

You'll Do: A Love Story (WIP) COMEDY 
MAY 8, 16 at 14:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
Nick Elleray returns to Brighton with a new show about falling in love and other compromises. Praise for Big Nick Energy, Edinburgh 2019: ★★★★ 'Brilliantly penned gags... a pe...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

You're Not An Ocean Rower Until You've Rowed An Ocean COMEDY 
MAY 24 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Rob is now a world record holding ocean rower. How the hell did that happen? Join him for an hour of adventure on the high seas and discover how to spend 51 days in a rowing boat with three other peop...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

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