Bright Club Ireland

A variety night for lateral minds
Dublin Galway





Bright Club is a variety night for lateral minds, where researchers become comedians for a night! Each event features academics from science, humanities, and social science talking about their work alongside professional comedians and musicians. Originally pioneered in the UK, Bright Club came to Ireland in 2015 with events in Dublin, Galway, Cork, and Athlone. With comedy, music and more besides, Bright Club is the only variety night where you’ll furrow your brow before laughing your face off.

Bright Club is supported by Science Foundation Ireland. It has been covered by RTÉ, The Irish Times, Newstalk, TodayFM, and Silicon Republic.

Upcoming gigs



Bright Club Open Call 2019
In the Autumn of 2019, Bright Club Ireland, the variety night uniting academic research and comedy, will fund two comedians / performers to develop material...
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My call to arms
What an incredible experience! In the world of science communication, Bright Club is one of the best experiences any scientist can have. On its own...
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Living The Dream
You probably didn’t realise it, but comedy is an exact science. The proof was discovered by Mark Twain, and it can be described as fundamentally...
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