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The Luton Comedy Night By Cap Foundation

Community Against Poverty Foundation

Friday, 23 December 2016 at 18:30 - Tuesday, 28 February 2017 at 22:00 (GMT)

The Luton Comedy Night By Cap Foundation

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Cap Foundation presents the Comedy Night - A fundraising evening for the destitute people of Bangladesh

Date: 28th February 2017

Doors Open at 6:30pm

LUTON: Venue Central, Leagrave Road, Bedfordshire, LU2 1RJ


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Events Itinerary 

3 course Dinner prepared by - Venue Central (Luton)

Special Awards

Live comedy performances by: Prince Abdi | Mark Silcox | President Obonjo | Bilal Zafar  

Auction & Fundraising by - Rahim Jung




In 2007, Abdi won the Your Comedy Star competition at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. He was also nominated "Best Newcomer" in the Black Entertainment Comedy Awards,and came third in the Revels Chortle Student Comedy Awards. In 2011, Abdi came joint second in The Barbican Hackney Empire New Act of the Year competition. He has performed at some of the more established comedy clubs on the United Kingdom circuit, including Hackney Empire, Edinburgh Festival (2007), Trafalgar Square (Eid in the Square), Jongleurs (Various), The Comedy Store. Besides the UK, Abdi has also done stand-up shows in Canada, the United States, Holland, Northern Ireland, Kenya and Turkey. Additionally, Abdi has done various tours with other Muslim comedians. In July 2008, he performed at the Islam Expo in Olympia, London. In July 2011, he toured four UK cities in the Peace Youth and Community Trust's (PYCT) first Muslim Comedy Tour.


In 2013 he was a BBC Radio New Comedian of the Year finalist, but he did not tell his wife about this.

He performed around 60 gigs in 2009 before moving to Germany to work as a scientist. He stopped comedy for three years, taking it up again in late 2012 with an entirely new set. He now gigs in clubs all over the country and in 2014 he performed a two man show with Ant Dewson at the Edinburgh Festival, ‘Life in the Bus Lane’. 

Other credits include being nominated for the Leicester Mercury Comedy Award, 2014 (third place).

Runner up Annual New act competition, Comedy Cafe 2012

Runner up, Squawker New Act Competition at the 2013 Brighton Comedy Festival



 President Obonjo of Lafta Republic has been performing stand-up comedy since 2010.  The President

is a comedy character, whose set combines political and personal story lines (drawing on his alter ego’s experiences and influences as a British Nigerian), the impact of Social media on his life, and the nonsense of modern life.  He is a bit of a charmer in his Field Marshal’s uniform!


Luton Comedian of the Year 2013
Beat the Gong at the Comedy Store October 2013
Beat the Frog in Manchester 2013
Bath Comedy Gladiators 2013 

President Obonjo has gigged all over the UK, including at: Soho Comedy Club, Comedy Cafe, Marlborough Comedy Night, Encore Comedy Club, Comedy Untapped, Piccadilly Comedy Club, Platinum Comedy Club, Comedy Factory, UK Comedy Festival, and One Night Stand.


Bilal Zafar was nominated for Best Newcomer for his debut show at the Edinburgh fringe 2016. Winner new Act of 2016 (previous Hackney Empire new act of the year).  Bilal joined the company of previous winners such as Stewart Lee, Ardal O’Hanlon, Joe Wilkinson and Linda Smith. 2015 he was the runner up at the Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian of the Year competition. He has appeared on BBC3, BBC iPlayer, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Asian Network, and has written for The Independent.

witty and absorbing…highly entertaining.  I look forward to whatever Zafar cooks up next
Dominic Maxwell, The Times

Do you have questions about The Luton Comedy Night By Cap Foundation? Contact Community Against Poverty Foundation

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Leagrave Road
LU3 1RJ Luton
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Friday, 23 December 2016 at 18:30 - Tuesday, 28 February 2017 at 22:00 (GMT)

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Community Against Poverty Foundation

Community against Poverty (CAP) Foundation was formed in 2011 and registered with the Charity Commission in the UK in 2012. We are an international humanitarian relief and Charity Organisation. We have a strict 100% donation policy as a group and we raise funds from individuals, community events, Organisations and Companies, we at CAP Foundation campaign to raise awareness for the right of a better future for some of the world’s most poorest and deprived communities.

Our aim is not to provide charity but to provide resources to empower, inspire communities for people to build, create, and plan for a brighter future.

Our mission is to eradicate poverty, offer education, and facilitate health and welfare by developing innovative and sustainable solutions that enables individuals and families to achieve basic living standards and a life of opportunity.

Through community service and charitable giving, our efforts strive to make an effective impact on the surrounding neighborhoods through a wide range of programs in the areas of health, sustainability, literacy, social welfare.

The projects reflect the unique and dynamic qualities of both the group’s mission and its people through three main principles:

Global Reach, Effective Engagement and Innovation.

With a strong group of dynamic people as Board Members and a large network of volunteers spread across our offices in both London and Bangladesh, all 100% donated proceeds reach to the ground on supporting communities and individuals in rapid time and enables usage of all contributions wisely making Community against Poverty (CAP) Foundation one of the most efficient humanitarian agencies in the field of charity.

Our projects reflect a global vision with local focus. We work to deliver long-term, sustainable and cost-effective solutions. Our strategy of inspiring and empowering lies at the core of the group’s Culture, while we support other charities and non-profit organizations around the world in managing urgent global disasters.



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