Comedy, free events

77 events

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The Big Show

An evening of cabaret.

Wild Cabaret & Wicked Lounge, Glasgow

Fri 29 Aug

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Sat 30 Aug

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Fri 5 Sep

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

  • 20:00 – 22:30
…and 33 more dates until 27 Dec

Rich Mix, Bethnal Green

Mon 8 Sep

Free / 020 7613 7498

A showcase of local acts.

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Free / 020 7613 7498

An evening packed with energy and talent.

  • 19:00 – 23:00
  • 19:00 – 23:00

Mon 13 Oct

Free / 020 7613 7498

An evening packed with energy and talent.

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Mon 10 Nov

Free / 020 7613 7498

An evening packed with energy and talent.

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Thu 18 Dec

Free / 020 7613 7498

An evening packed with energy and talent.

  • 19:00 – 23:00

The Alternative Edinburgh Walking Tour

Get off the tourist paths and see a different side of the city, learning about everything from its literary past to the disco pioneer who grew up near (but note: not in) the bins at the back of Tesco.

Omni Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 30 Aug

Free (donations welcome) / 0131 524 7770

Please do not contact the venue.

  • 15:30

Sun 31 Aug

Free (donations welcome) / 0131 524 7770

Please do not contact the venue.

  • 15:30

Camden Head, London N1

Mon 1 Sep

Free / 020 7359 0851

Improv comedy with Shoot From the Hip.

  • 20:00

Tue 2 Sep

Free / 020 7359 0851

Darius Davies bring his HBO show from the Edinburgh Festival straight to Angel Comedy.

  • 20:00

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 020 7359 0851

Established and new acts performing stand-up.

  • 20:00
…and 25 more dates until 28 Sep

Antihoot Open Stage

Anti-folk hero Lach hosts this open mic free-for-all featuring music, comedy, poetry, stories, magic and more.

Henry's Cellar Bar, Edinburgh

Mon 1 Sep

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:30

Mon 8 Sep

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:30

Mon 15 Sep

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:30
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Bear Funny Comedy Club

Guest acts take to the stage for an evening of laughter.

The Finsbury, London N4

Mon 1 Sep

Free / 020 8809 1142

  • 20:00

Mon 8 Sep

Free / 020 8809 1142

  • 20:00

Mon 15 Sep

Free / 020 8809 1142

  • 20:00
…and 2 more dates until 29 Sep

Bear Jokes

Andy quirk presents the brightest new stand-up talent at London Field's Pub on the Park. Bear Jokes takes place in the upstairs room and features comfy sofas and quirky decor.

Pub On The Park, London E8

Tue 2 Sep

Free / 020 7923 3398

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 020 7923 3398

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Tue 7 Oct

Free / 020 7923 3398

  • 20:00 – 22:30
…and 5 more dates until 16 Dec

Bingay

Drag superstar Mitzi Macintosh presents the Australian bingo sensation, raising funds for Cancer is a Drag.

Manbar, London WC2H

Mon 1 Sep

Free (£5 per game) / 020 7434 2567

  • 20:00

Mon 8 Sep

Free (£5 per game) / 020 7434 2567

  • 20:00

Mon 15 Sep

Free (£5 per game) / 020 7434 2567

  • 20:00
…and 14 more dates until 22 Dec

Blackshaw's Big One

A wee summer festival, so here's hoping the weather is kind. Last year's acts included Bandits, Lizzie Fisher and Zak Thomas.

The Selkirk Pub, London SW17

Sat 6 Sep

Free

  • 16:00 – 00:00

Caterpillar Comedy

Open mic night for amateur stand-ups.

Gwdihw Cafe Bar, Cardiff

Mon 8 Sep

Free / 029 2039 7933

  • 20:00
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Comedy At The Old School Yard

Great comedy night featuring a fantastic mix of newbies & established comics.

The Old School Yard, London SE1

Wed 3 Sep

Free

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Wed 10 Sep

Free

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Wed 17 Sep

Free

  • 20:00 – 22:00
…and 11 more dates until 3 Dec

Comedy Bin

New and established comedians in venues across London each week, helped along by regular MCs.

The Hideaway, London N19

Mon 1 Sep

Free / 020 7561 0779

  • 20:00

Mon 8 Sep

Free / 020 7561 0779

  • 20:00

Mon 15 Sep

Free / 020 7561 0779

  • 20:00
…and 6 more dates until 27 Oct

The Rhythm Factory, London E1

Mon 1 Sep

Free / 020 7375 3774

Guest acts take to the stage for an evening of laughter.

  • 20:00

Mon 8 Sep

Free / 020 7375 3774

Guest acts take to the stage for an evening of laughter.

  • 20:00

Mon 15 Sep

Free / 020 7375 3774

Guest acts take to the stage for an evening of laughter.

  • 20:00
…and 2 more dates until 29 Sep

The Comedy Club

Topical wit and intelligent one-liners from Martin Coyote. With Simon Clayton.

Ashford International Hotel

Fri 26 Sep

Free / 01233 219988

The Comedy Club Ashford at the International Hotel on Friday 26th September. 3 Top Comedians as seen on TV.

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Bridgewood Manor House, Chatham

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 01634 201333

The Comedy Club Chatham at the Bridgewood Manor Hotel on Friday 19th September. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.

  • 19:30 – 23:00

Melbourne Stadium, Chelmsford

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 01245 605664

The Comedy Club Chelmsford at Chelmsford City FC on Friday 31st October. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.

  • 19:30 – 23:30

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 01245 605664

The Comedy Club Chelmsford at Chelmsford City FC on Friday 28th November. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.

  • 19:30 – 23:30
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The Comedy Club Grimsby

The Comedy Club Grimsby at the Warehouse on Wednesday 3rd September. 3 Top Comedians as seen on TV.

The Warehouse, Grimsby

Wed 3 Sep

Free

  • 18:30 – 22:30

The Comedy Club Wolverhampton

The Comedy Club Wolverhampton at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Friday 5th September. 3 top Comedians as Seen on TV.

Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0871 222 2220

  • 20:30 – 23:00

Comedy Course With Theo Theobald: Performance Night

Participants from the course perform their material.

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Sat 13 Sep

Foyer Spaces/Clore Ballroom At Royal Festival Hall

Free / 0844 875 0073

  • 17:00

Comedy Night

Top acts from the UK touring circuit every third Sunday of the month hosted by Sarah Iles.

Scream Lounge, Croydon

Sun 19 Oct

Free / 020 8667 0155

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Comedy Night

Top acts from the UK touring circuit every third Sunday of the month hosted by Sarah Iles.

Scream Lounge, Croydon

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 020 8667 0155

  • 19:00 – 23:00
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Spitting Image meets NewsRevue each month when London based Commedia troupe Il Primogeniti and special guests present a night of mask and satire.

The Drayton Arms Theatre, London SW5

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 020 7835 2301

  • 20:00

Fifty Comics Exhibition

Not an exhibition of comics, but of portraits of comic performers, including Jimmy Carr, Matt Lucas, Time Vine and Stephen Fry.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Thu 28 Aug

Times vary / Free / 0844 871 3014

The exhibition is open to the public on days when there is a performance or theatre tour on. The Boards is open two hours before each show and entry can be gained by showing your valid performance or theatre tour ticket.

Fri 29 Aug

Times vary / Free / 0844 871 3014

The exhibition is open to the public on days when there is a performance or theatre tour on. The Boards is open two hours before each show and entry can be gained by showing your valid performance or theatre tour ticket.

Sat 30 Aug

Times vary / Free / 0844 871 3014

The exhibition is open to the public on days when there is a performance or theatre tour on. The Boards is open two hours before each show and entry can be gained by showing your valid performance or theatre tour ticket.

…and 77 more dates until 15 Nov

Focus On The Positive

UCL Researchers pitch their work to members of the audience for their votes to win £2,000 to make their project a reality.

Grant Museum Of Zoology, London WC1E

Thu 16 Oct

Free / 020 3106 2052

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Fringe Sunday

A full day of festivalling, with theatre, music, comedy and kids events, plus street food from around the world.

Cowane's Hospital, Stirling

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 01786 472247

Part of Stirling Fringe.

  • 11:30 – 16:00

Funny Bones Comedy Showcase

A showcase featuring students from the afternoon workshop, with MC Tony Sutcliffe and special guest Breda Larkin.

The Anchor Bar, Newcastle

Sat 30 Aug

Free

  • 21:00
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