#BigGleeGiveaway

The #BigGleeGiveaway 2016

Multi-award-winning comedy club has 1,000 prizes up for grabs including free tickets

Leading UK comedy club The Glee is ensuring a laughter-packed summer by handing out 1,000 tickets, absolutely free!

The #BigGleeGiveaway kicks off on Monday 6 June and continues until Monday 11 July 2016.

For six weeks, the club will slowly reveal a series of presently secret locations around the Birmingham, Cardiff, Nottingham and Oxford where eager comedy fans can grab their freebies – these could be anywhere from local cafes and supermarkets, to major High Street stores.

The locations of the free tickets will be announced on the venue’s website every Monday morning at 10am and via social media using the hashtag #BigGleeGiveaway.

Eager-eyed punters can then dash to the named locations for a chance to pick up that a prize.

Tom Hunt, The Glee’s Marketing Director said: “This campaign will see us work with many local businesses in the cities we have clubs who will be holding tickets for lucky customers who want to see a live comedy show.

“We believe strongly in working closely with local businesses to encourage people to get out and enjoy their city, so we hope this campaign will remind people of all the great places on their doorstep.”

The coming months see a host of great acts appearing at the multi-award-winning comedy venues, including TV’s Joel Dommett, Irish comedy superstar Al Porter, five-piece The Noise Next Door, Tom Wrigglesworth, Stuart Goldsmith, Carl Hutchinson and Dane Baptiste, described by The Guardian as ‘Britain’s answer to Chris Rock’.

In addition to grabbing free tickets to see some of the best comedians performing in the UK today, lucky ticket-holders will also stand a chance of winning other goodies, including free beer and free food.

Mr Hunt said: “We want people to have fun this summer and join us to see some comedy’s biggest names ahead of the iconic Edinburgh Festival. The #BigGleeGiveaway is our way of introducing people who perhaps have never seen a comedian to a spectacular live entertainment show.

“We also hope that those who’ve experienced The Glee before will go out and grab their chance to do so again, and enjoy a show on us this summer, free of charge.”

Since launching in Birmingham in 1994 – followed by Cardiff (2001), Nottingham (2010) and Oxford (2010) – the clubs have hosted performances by such A-list acts as Dara O’Briain, Jack Whitehall, Sarah Millican, Alan Carr, Jimmy Carr, Frankie Boyle, Michael McIntyre, Jo Brand, Katherine Ryan, Ross Noble, Jack Dee, Lee Evans and Russell Howard, and earned an impressive 18 Chortle Awards for Best Comedy Venue.

For more information on the #BigGleeGiveaway see: www.glee.co.uk/BigGleeGiveaway

ABOUT THE GLEE

For more information on The Glee, see:

Birmingham
The Glee, The Arcadian, Hurst St, Birmingham B5 4TD
www.glee.co.uk
Twitter: @TheGleeClub
Facebook: www.facebook.com/gleebirmingham/
Instagram: @thegleeclubs

Cardiff
The Glee, Mermaid Quay, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF10 5BZ
www.glee.co.uk
Twitter: @TheGleeClub
Facebook: www.facebook.com/gleecardiff/
Instagram: @thegleeclubs

Nottingham
The Glee, British Waterways Building, Castle Wharf, Canal Street, Nottingham NG1 7EH
www.glee.co.uk
Twitter: @TheGleeClub
Facebook: www.facebook.com/gleenottingham/
Instagram: @thegleeclubs

Oxford
The Glee, 3-5 Hythe Bridge St, Oxford OX1 2EW
www.glee.co.uk
Twitter: @TheGleeClub
Facebook: www.facebook.com/gleeoxford/ 
Instagram: @thegleeclubs

The #BigGleeGiveaway promises 1,000 free tickets. Once the list of ticket hosts for that week’s giveaway has been announced, people can visit the locations where they will have to request tickets in person. Prizes are limited to first-come-first-served, valid for a set period, and redeemable by calling The Glee on 0871 472 0400.

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