Southport Comedy Festival

The 13th annual Southport Comedy Festival, in association with Halliwell Jones MINI returns to Victoria Park for a 4th year!

From 27th September to 13th October, comedy stars from world of comedy will descend on our beautiful seaside town for 17 days of laughter.

Thanks to Elite Marquees, this year’s festival will once again take place in a massive heated and seated luxury marquee.

The star studded lineup includes the undisputed godfather of modern stand-Up Ben Elton, TV superstar Jason Manford, Persian Comedy Powerhouse Omid Djalili, German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn, Festival favourites Jason Byrne, Jimeoin, Godfather of Political Comedy Mark Thomas and Star of ITV’S The Chase Paul Sinha ‘The Sinnerman’, comedy stars of TV Jo Caulfield ,Hal Cruttenden, Ria Lina, Patrick Monahan, Comedy Circuit favourites The Raymond and Mr Timpkins Review, Rising local star Katie Tracey, host of smash hit podcast ‘Have a Word’, Dan Nightingale and Comedy Legend Mick Miller.

The festival is also supporting the stars of tomorrow with the return of the Southport New Comedian of the Year Competition, sponsored for a third year by Dragon Soop. This event is always a highlight of the festival.

The festival is proud to support charity fundraising. This year they will be ‘raising money while raising a smile’ with a Comedy Bingo night sponsored by the good people at Anthony James Estate Agents raising money for Community Link Foundation and our 80’s Disco Bingo event returns for another year, raising money for The Flower Show. These shows sell out every year so grab your tickets now while you can.

We look forward to welcoming you back for another year of fun and laughter.

Book tickets via the festival website

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