Date(s) - Thursday, 6th November, 2014
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
“Priests… tweak your sermons with tried and tested humour and comedy techniques. Use as little or as much as you want to get an extra, light spin on your amazing message.” Stand-up comedian Bentley Browning is offering this workshop for clergy following a successful day with clergy in the diocese of London. “I can assure you it was a good day and Bentley’s offering to clergy definitely needs to be publicised!!” – Judy Barrett.
Bentley, the son of Canon John Browning, a retired priest in Sheffield, will offer:
- Fun and creative Impro games and exercises
- How to tap into your funny bones
- How to create impact-intonation and speech exercises
- Leaving your comfort zone
- Public speaking exercises
- How to make jokes using the techniques the pros use
The Church Times writes: http://www.churchtimes.co.uk/articles/2014/11-april/news/uk/have-you-heard-the-one-about-the-clergy-doing-stand-up-jokes Comedy for Clergy was recently on BBC Breakfast with Ravi Holy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oqHKktL9Jo ‘Humour is a spiritual tool’ – Bentley Browning
Coffee from 10.30am. Please bring your own lunch.
This event is fully booked.