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Sanctuary Comedy Special

Join us for a Sanctuary Festival Comedy Special, in partnership with Freedom From Torture East Sussex and the Hastings Comedy Fringe. Enjoy some of the freshest comedy talent around, and bid for some unique items & experiences at the Auction, in the beautiful surroundings of the Museum’s Durbar Hall.

MC – Tim Crook from Hastings’ legendary Bavard Bar

Our brilliant line up includes Tom Mayhew, Nick Elleray, Lauren Douglin and VG Lee.  See more info about them all on our Facebook event page.

There will be a pay bar, and the event is raising funds for Freedom From Torture, The Refugee Buddy Project and Hastings Supports Refugees.

Tickets on sale here.

If you are not able to do online booking, please contact [email protected]


Who were raising funds for:

Freedom From Torture

Around the world, torture is still used to silence and destroy lives. FFT provides specialist psychological therapy to help asylum seekers and refugees who have survived torture recover and rebuild their lives in the UK. They also provide training for professionals working with torture survivors, and campaign for change in the UK and across the world.


The Refugee Buddy Project: Hastings, Rother & Wealden

A refugee & migrant-led charity supporting families and individuals from refugee backgrounds through their buddy programme, advocacy, and financial & emotional support.


Hastings Supports Refugees

Volunteer run, grassroots community group working to support refugees and people seeking asylum in Hastings, across East Sussex and through trusted partner organisations working in France, Greece, Afghanistan and Ukraine.