Comedy for Clergy – A Day Workshop with Bentley Browning

Date(s) - Thursday, 6th November, 2014
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Upper Room, St Mary Bredin Church


“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:  Comedy for Clergy was recently on BBC Breakfast with Ravi Holy  ‘Humour is a spiritual tool’ – Bentley Browning

Coffee from 10.30am. Please bring your own lunch.


This event is fully booked.

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