Ticket Collection & Fees

Tickets for all festival shows and events are available from the website.  You can click on the “book tickets” link next to each show listing and add tickets to your basket.

If you have any queries please email our ticketing team tickets@comedy-festival.co.uk

You will need to create a simple account if you wish to buy tickets via our website; it will take only a couple of minutes to create it and you can provide your own password.

If you buy tickets via the site you will also be able to make a donation to Big Difference Company; the registered charity which produces the festival.

If you would prefer to buy tickets by phone, or have any queries about ticketing, please call our friendly ticketing team on 0116 456 6812.  The office is staffed Monday – Sunday, 10am – 6pm.

All transactions will be charged a booking fee of 12%.  This has been reduced from recent years.


Tickets can either be posted to you (standard posting £1/transaction) or you can collect them from the automatic collection points set up around Leicester city centre.  Current locations are:

Curve theatre, Rutland Street
Grays Coffee Shop & Kitchen, LCB Depot, Rutland Street
PETER Pizzeria, Welford Road

Opening times for these venues may vary but most are open Monday – Friday 10-5pm.

Our Festival Hub will be open during the main festival dates and it will be located in Jubilee Square in Leicester city centre (try searching using postcode LE1 4LD).

The hub opening times are:

Mon – Wed: midday – 7 pm

Thurs – Sat: 1 pm – 8 pm

Sunday: midday – 4 pm

These times are subject to change.

These are the details and arrangements for buying tickets via the main festival box office.  If you buy tickets from elsewhere, booking fees and arrangements may differ so please check with who you are buying tickets from.