CANCELLED: Neuro-Insurgence Open Mic Night with the Stand Up Comedy Society

Disability History Month
Unfortunately this event has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

What is is?

In collaboration with the Stand-Up Society and the Accessibility Students Network, Kent Union is pleased to announce an one-of-a-kind event that promises a night of laughter, connection, and solidarity amongst neurodivergent* students and their allies.

Hosted by comedian Adam Dorr, this event boasts the following: 

  • Free snacks and drinks! 
  • A variety of spoken word poetry, comedy, music acts and more 5-10 minute performance slots - all up for grabs! 

Who is it for?

A safe, fully accessible space for neurodivergent students and allies who may have experienced barriers in trying out spoken poetry or comedy events previously.

What do I need to bring?

Your ticket and your sense of humour!

Each ticket sold raises money for a handpicked charity that aligns with the spirit of celebrating UK Disability History Month. 


  • Woody's is a fully accessible space. 
  • Noise levels: There will be elevated noise levels from microphones, musical instruments, speakers and people. 
  • Seating: Seating is at tables with pull out chairs
  • Lighting: This is an evening event so lighting levels will be low and artificial
  • Toilets: Accessible and gender neutral toilets are available and accessible from the event.

If you have any accessibility queries please email

*The term “neurodivergent” describes people whose brain differences affect how their brain works. That means they may have different strengths and challenges from people whose brains don't have those differences. Some of the possible differences include mental health disorders, learning disabilities and other conditions such as ASD or ADHD