RBL Recovery through Comedy course

Join the Royal British Legion (RBL) on their new “Recovery through Comedy Project”. A fully funded five-day residential course teaching participants the art of stand-up comedy to help promote resilience and support mental well being.

The course takes place Monday 31st October – Friday 3rd November at the RBL’s Battle Back Centre at Lilleshall, Shropshire, and will culminate in a live stand-up comedy show at a RBL Club in Birmingham.

Recovery Through Comedy Information

Take Part in RBL’s Comedy through Recovery

The course will be led by Janice Connelly BEM, who has extensive experience of undertaking comedy workshops for a variety of groups. We are now seeking people from the Armed Forces Community to take part in this innovative programme. The programme is for anyone who has served or is serving in the Armed Forces and their dependents. It is well suited to those who would like to:

  • Improve confidence, wellbeing, communication, and presentation skills
  • Build new relationships and provide shared experiences
  • Provide an opportunity to confront and overcome fears
  • Learn how to manage anxiety and how to cope in stressful situations

How to register

Interest in the programme can be registered by completing this short form. A full information booklet giving details of the course and what is involved will then be sent to registered individuals. Contact will be made again in early September to confirm continued interest and confirm next steps. Places will be limited so we recommend registering interest early.

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