Live comedy will be returning to Florence Arts Centre later this month. 

The show will start at 7.30pm on Friday, October 27 with the doors open from 7pm. 

A spokesperson said: "Our upcoming comedy night is hosted by John Lebbon, one half of UK's Hardest Bouncers, and featuring Fran Garrity, undeniably one of the North East finest comedy exports of recent years, often heard on the airwaves of national and regional radio.

"The Headliner of the evening is comedian Phil Walker, who radiates an infectious, cheeky energy and is as comfortable with stand-up as he is with audience interaction."

There will also be a free monthly open mic night starting on Wednesday, October 18 from 7pm. 

A free songwriting workshop with JP Worsfold on Saturday, October 28, JP Worsfold and his Big Band of Gold will be performing on Saturday, November 11.