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Walthamstow coffee shop to host refugee comic night

On Wednesday 19th June, HAVEN Coffee is giving new refugee comics the chance to perform alongside industry heavyweights

By Cosmic Thapa

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Walthamstow-based HAVEN Coffee is hosting their eighth ‘Laffuccino’ comedy night on Wednesday 19th June, giving new refugee comics the chance to perform alongside industry heavyweights. 

With guests, Ed Night, Rhys James, Rosie Jones, Kiri Pritchard-McLean, and special headliner, Nish Kumar, Haven Coffee promises that will be an excellent evening. 


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The event, held in Islington’s Union Chapel at 7.30pm, will also include a free raffle, with “great prizes” up for grabs.

Founded by social entrepreneur and refugee Usman Khalid, HAVEN Coffee supports local refugee communities, promotes refugee artists, and provides barista training to refugees seeking to build a new professional life. Each cup of HAVEN Coffee you buy contributes to this social mission. 

You can get your tickets here and find out more about HAVEN Coffee on their website.


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