Welcome to Leicester Comedy Festival

LEICESTER COMEDY FESTIVAL – Europe’s biggest and longest running comedy festival

Leicester Comedy Festival returned to a live festival in February 2022 (with some online shows) & featured over 560 shows, over 800 performances and 64 venues.

A MASSIVE thank you so all those who performed, promoted, worked in venues, volunteered, sponsored, funded, featured or attended the festival.  Comedy fans from across the UK came and joined in the fun, alongside our local audience.

The line up included acts such as Angela Barnes, Ahir Shah, Catherine Bohart, Ed Gamble, Henning Wehn, Katherine Ryan, Maisie Adam, Mark Watson, Nabil Abdulrashid, Nick Helm, Pam Ayres, Rachel Parris, Ria Lina, Richard Herring, Rosie Jones, Ross Noble, Seann Walsh, Simon Brodkin, Stewart Lee, Suzi Ruffell, Tim Key, Tony Slattery & many many more.

We really appreciate all your on-going support.  The last 18 months or so have been really difficult but thanks to the support from so many people, we are so proud that we are still here, working hard to raise a smile on as many faces as possible.  The festival is produced by a registered charity and if you are able to support us with a donation, we would be very grateful.  You can donate here

Follow us on social media for the latest information about our plans for 2023 – our 30th anniversary!

Leicester Comedy Festival

8-26 February 2023

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