Glasgow International Comedy Festival

Comedy Festival In Glasgow


The International Comedy festival in Glasgow is taking over Glasgow this March with the city’s 14th annual International Comedy Festival.

Glaswegians are renowned for their hospitality and good humour so it’s no surprise the Glasgow International Comedy Festival is one of the world’s best comedy festivals. With 420 shows across 42 venues and a total of 109,000 tickets available, for eighteen days!

The lineup for this event is jammed packed which include headline acts as well as household names including Frankie Boyle at the Clyde Auditorium, Scot Squad’s Grado and Chief Commissioner Cameron Miekelson, Bob Slayer’s award-winning double decker Blundabus, Reginald D Hunter, Bridget Christie, Adam Hills, Paul Merton, Ardal O’Hanlon, Julian Clary, Rob Delaney, Jenny Eclair, Jerry Sadowitz, Russell Kane, Mark Watson, Dylan Moran and Richard Herring.

The Comedy festival in Glasgow also includes local talent like Des Clarke, Daniel Sloss, Craig Hill, Mark Nelson, Gary Little, and Janey Godley are lined up alongside rising talents from Scotland’s creative comedy scene – with collective Chunks taking over The Griffin, plus shows from Fern Brady, Ashley Storrie, Darren Connell, Chris Forbes and Jamie Dalgleish.

Glasgow Comedy Festival Accommodation

With a great balance of large scale stand up to intimate gigs in pubs, solo shows and even incorporates comedy for kids – something for everyone!

VisitScotland’s Director of Events, Paul Bush said:

“Glasgow International Comedy Festival has been bringing together world-class performers and top local talent for many years and we are delighted to support the event in 2016. The festival programme for this year is stronger than ever and we look forward to seeing thousands of spectators turn out at venues across the city in March.”

Glasgow will literally be the funniest city in Europe, why don’t you come join in the laughter. If you are looking for Glasgow Comedy Festival accommodation please consider the Kelvin Hotel as we are minutes away from all these venues located in Glasgow’s west end!