Liverpool Comedy Festival
With a unique emphasis exploring links between humour and health, every year we celebrate our year-round work to improve mental health and wellbeing through performances, workshops and discussions. Bringing together leading academics, humour experts, comedians and laughter specialists, our festival delves deeper into the science and social impact of humour.
It's Well Funny
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation
Roy Castle: Beyond a Joke
Not everyone wants to run a marathon; Beyond a Joke is a fantastic and unique way to raise money and help those living with lung cancer.
Variety Lunch Club
Variety Lunch Club features the best in local entertainment with a variety of comedians, actors, singers and entertainers. Performers such as Pauline Daniels, Pete Price, Eithne Browne and Sean Styles have already made an appearance and the whole proceedings are compered by one of Liverpool’s brightest comedy stars, Sam Avery.
Ken Dodd Charitable Foundation
Happiness: The Documentary (Private Sceening)
Years in the making, this first screening of the documentary is an exciting part of this years Festival.
Comedy Course for Beginners Showcase
Our latest cohort of Comedy Course for Beginners graduates are set to take the stage for their first ever stand-up comedy performances! Invite only, email firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets
Free (invite only)
Disability Hate Crime
Comedy and Hate Crime - not words you often hear together! As part of our long-running Comedy For Social Change Project in conjunction with Liverpool Hope University, participants from People First Merseyside members deliver a night of comedy not to be missed.
Youth & Adult Comedy Course
Raising money for the Oldershaw School, two brave groups (one youth, one adult) will learn the ropes of stand up comedy over 6 weeks before taking to the stage!
Age Concern Liverpool & Sefton
Age Concern Comedy Workshop
The Comedy Trust have been working with a cohort of Age Concern service users, exploring how humour can make us more resilient. To get involved email email@example.com
Free with options to donate
John Martin, Billy Butler, Tim Lucas & Sam Avery
Prepare your chuckle muscles for the tickling of a lifetime at the fourth annual Doddy Day Happiness Show! The Squire Of Knotty Ash liked nothing more than making people laugh so to celebrate his birthday each year we bring together comedians and singers to reduce an audience to helpless laughter once again.