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Josie Long – Because I don't know what you mean...

and what you don't.

WithJosie Long
In conversation withEleanor Morton

At: Freemasons' Hall

On:22nd May 2023, 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Josie Long – Because I don't know what you mean... at Freemasons' Hall

Doors open at 7pm. 

We are over the moon to be hosting an event with comedian Josie Long in the centre of Edinburgh to celebrate the publication of her debut short story collection, Because I don't know what you mean and what you don't. Josie will be in conversation with fellow stand-up comedian and writer Eleanor Morton. Join us for what promises to be a highly entertaining and engaging evening!

Please note that this event will take place in The Freemasons' Hall in Edinburgh. Professional photography will be taking place at this event. There will not be a livestream of this event.

If you choose the Book + In-Person Audience option, this will include a signed copy of the featured book which you can collect from the venue on the night of the event. A limited amount of signed copies of Because I don't know what you mean and what you don't will be on sale at the venue on the night.

About Because I don't know what you mean and what you don't:

From a comic mastermind comes this brilliant collection of stories

Three teenagers believe they are witches.
A woman defaces a local billboard.
A bored landlord tries to influence his son’s best friend.
A cul-de-sac WhatsApp group discusses eggs at length.
A heavily pregnant woman finds a way to time travel and a girl discovers joy on a stolen bicycle …

Each tale paints a life in miniature and offers an escape chute from the mayhem of modern life.

Please note: Tickets for our events are non-refundable. Professional photography and videography may take place during this event. Thank you for your understanding.


Josie Long Author

Josie Long is a writer and a stand-up comedian. She won the Best Newcomer award at Edinburgh Fringe Festival and has been nominated three times for Best Show. She was born in Kent in 1982 and studied English at Oxford University. She currently lives in Glasgow.

Eleanor Morton Chair

Eleanor Morton is a Scottish stand-up, writer and actor who started performing stand-up when she was 18 years old. Her lastest Fringe show, Eleanor Morton Has Peaked, enjoyed a sell-out run and will be on tour in 2023. As well as gigging all over the UK, Eleanor has provided tour support for Josie Long, Tony Law, Frankie Boyle, Stewart Francis and Lost Voice Guy. She appeared on BBC Comedy Presents at the Fringe in 2019.

The venue

Freemasons' Hall

96 George St
Edinburgh EH2 3DH

Telephone: 0131 225 5577


Access entrance with a ramp and a lift to the main event space.