Hailed as a highlight of the 2015 event, the Gala Dinner is an unmissable element of Torque-Expo, providing the perfect location to relax after the show and network with industry professionals in an informal and sociable environment.
Bigger and better than ever for 2016, the Gala Dinner offers a three-course meal and a selection of fine wines, tea and coffee. As part of a fantastic value package, the Gala Dinner also includes popular acts from a top-class magician and two hilarious comedians, plus all-new entertainment for 2016.
Tickets are available at £58 +VAT per person, with a maximum of 12 people to a table.
Tables of 10 are available & Individual bookings are welcome.
They are available on a first come first served basis.
To secure your ticket, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Future stars Tom Glover and Luke Honnoraty are fast rising through the comedy ranks and will be new to most of the Gala Dinner audience. Providing the magic will be Paul Lytton and Mike Donoghue.
Westcountry favourite Tom Glover burst onto the scene in 2010 reaching the latter stages of some of the country’s top new act competitions and being crowned SCF New Act of the Year in 2012.
Since then Tom has established himself as a familiar face on the UK comedy scene, hosting a number of gigs up and down the country where he has worked alongside the likes of Russell Kane, Sean Hughes and Romesh Ranganathan.
Also a regular at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival since 2014, Tom is touring his debut solo show around the UK’s comedy festivals in 2017. A firm favourite with audiences of all ages for his wickedly funny routines and expert observations on everyday life.
Highly regarded as one of the best acts to emerge from the south west in recent years, award winning stand-up comedian Luke Honnoraty has been hotly tipped by some of the UK’s biggest promoters as ‘one to watch’ in 2016.
After bursting onto the circuit in 2010 as the winner of the ‘South West New Act of the Year’, Luke has gone from strength and is now performing alongside the biggest names in comedy in some if the UK’s top comedy clubs.
In recent years Luke has been hand picked to support Matt Richardson and Katherine Ryan on their south west tour dates, appeared on BBC Radio 4 alongside Craig Campbell and performed a sell out run with his debut Edinburgh Fringe show ‘Small Town Heroes’ in 2015 alongside Tom.
Magician Paul Lytton is originally from the North East and performs all over the UK. Lytton is a close up magician based in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and is sure to be a talking point for months after the Gala Dinner.
Mike Donoghue is a close up and cabaret magician based in North East England. Mike’s impressive magic performances
Based in CHESTER-LE-STREET, County Durham, Mike can tailor his magic performances to suit corporate events, trade shows and promotional events.
Mike is one of the countries most sought after magicians due his entertaining skill and rapport; word of mouth and recommendations based on his magic tricks have earned Mike an enviable profile.