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The Dollop Down Under 5 – On Sale Tuesday 26 June

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The Dollop returns to Australia following sell-out tours in 2016 & 2017 for Down Under 5! The Dollop is a bi-weekly* US history podcast where the comedians Dave Anthony & Gareth Reynolds discuss a weird and disturbing story about people and times[…]

Thanks – Canberra Comedy Festival 2018

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As the biggest week of comedy ever to hit Canberra draws to a close, we’re going to take a moment to say thanks to everyone who made it possible. Our amazing artists had Canberra audiences in stitches across our venues[…]

Daily Diary: Sunday 25th March 2018

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All the events on Sunday March 25 for the Canberra Comedy Festival! Josh Earl (KIDS SHOW) – My Family Is Weirder Than Your Family – 1:00PM, Canberra Theatre Centre, Courtyard Studio ONLY A FEW TIX LEFT Mark Swivel – Alternative Prime Minister –[…]

Daily Diary: Saturday 24th March 2018

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All the events on Saturday March 24 for the Canberra Comedy Festival! The biggest day of the biggest comedy festival we’ve ever had in Canberra, get a load of these shows. Josh Earl (KIDS SHOW) – My Family Is Weirder Than[…]

Daily Diary: Friday 23rd March 2018

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All the events on Friday March 23 for the Canberra Comedy Festival! Festival Square – Eat, Drink, Be Entertained 5:00pm – 6:00pm, Happy Hour 5pm to 6pm 6:00pm – 6:45pm – Yes/Clarke (Live Music) 9:00pm – 9:45pm – Brass Knuckles Brass[…]

Daily Diary: Thursday 22nd March 2018

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All the events on Thursday March 22 for the Canberra Comedy Festival! Class Clowns – Kids Show – 5:00PM, Canberra Theatre Centre, Courtyard Studio Festival Square – Eat, Drink, Be Entertained – 5:00PM, Festival Square 5:00pm to 6:00pm – Happy Hour 6:00pm-6:45pm[…]

Daily Diary: Wednesday 21st March 2018

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All the events on Wednesday March 21 for the Canberra Comedy Festival! Festival Square – Drink and Be Entertained 5:00PM, Happy Hour 5pm to 6pm 6:00pm-6:45pm – Andrew and Danny Bensley and John Farnham’s Reunion Tour (Live Podcast) The reunion tour that[…]

Daily Diary: Tuesday 20th March 2018

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All the events on Tuesday March 20 for the Canberra Comedy Festival! Festival Square – Drink and be entertained – 5:00PM onwards, Festival Square, Happy Hour 5pm to 6pm. Free entry, located in front of the Canberra Theatre Centre. Gala – GALA[…]

Daily Diary: Monday 19th March 2018

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All the events on Monday March 19 for the Canberra Comedy Festival! Urzila Carlson (NZ) – Studies Have Shown – 5:45PM, The Street Theatre, Street 1 SOLD OUT Urzila Carlson (NZ) – Studies Have Shown – 7:00PM, The Street Theatre, Street 1 SOLD OUT[…]

Shows Selling Out!

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A few shows have begun to sell out. Urzila Carlson (both shows) Rich Hall (down to extra seats – contact venue for seats) Shit Faced Shakespeare (down to extra seats – contact venue for seats) Matt Okine (down to extra[…]

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Novotel Canberra Discount Accommodation

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Looking for a big laugh and then some time with a very comfy pillow?  Our Exclusive Accommodation Partners, Novotel Canberra have a very special deal for festival punters.  Click here to get the best rates around! 

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New Shows Announced – Gala Encore and DAAS!

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The Opening Night Gala has Sold Out – but don’t fret because we have just announced that an encore Gala is now On-Sale! AND we’ve also announced the return of The Doug Anthony All Stars! Get your tickets below! http://canberracomedyfestival.com.au/shows/

2018 Line-Up Announced And On Sale!

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On Saturday December 2 we announced the full line-up for the 2018 Canberra Comedy Festival, live at A Very Canberra Comedy Festival Christmas, and now we are pleased unveil all of the great acts heading to the Nation’s Capitla for[…]

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Christmas Show – Lineup Announced!

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We are very excited to announce the line-up for A Very Canberra Comedy Festival Christmas! Hosted by Dilruk Jayasinha this 2 hour gala event will also feature Joel Creasey, Fiona O’Loughlin, James Smith, Maddy Weeks, Anthony Tomic and heaps more![…]

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2018 GALA on sale now!

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The biggest show of the year is back to kick off the 2018 Canberra Comedy Festival! The Canberra Comedy Festival Gala kick-starts the 2018 festival with an explosive line-up of comedians. This two hour showcase event features some of the[…]

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Win at Marketing: Sponsor the Comedy Festival

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If you are looking to get the edge on all the other businesses in town, get in and partner the Canberra Comedy Festival.  We’re serious!  We are an established and well respected brand with the drive to keep growing.  This[…]

Daily Diary: Sunday 26th March

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All the events on Sunday March 26 for Canberra Comedy Festival! Kids comedy is the order of the day. Josh Earl – Oliver Up A Tree (KIDS SHOW) – 11:30am, Canberra Theatre Centre, Courtyard Studio Josh Earl – Oliver Up[…]

Daily Diary: Saturday 25th March

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All the events on Saturday March 25 for Canberra Comedy Festival! Clean Comedy Spectacular – Clean Comedy Spectacular – 5:00pm, The Street Theatre, Street 1 Rhys Nicholson – I’m Fine – 6:00pm, The Street Theatre, Street 2 SOLD OUT Yianni Agisilaou[…]

Daily Diary: Friday 24th March

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All the events on Friday March 24 for Canberra Comedy Festival! Girls Can’t Take A Joke – 6:00pm, Canberra Theatre Centre, Courtyard Studio ONLY A FEX TIX LEFT Luke McGregor – Almost Fixed It – 7:00pm, Canberra Theatre Centre, Playhouse SOLD OUT[…]

Daily Diary: Thursday 23rd March

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All the events on Thursday March 23 for Canberra Comedy Festival! Another busy night ahead for the Festival, with the following shows on. Hannah Gadsby – Nanette – 7:00pm, Canberra Theatre Centre, Playhouse SOLD OUT DAAS – 7:00pm, The Street Theatre,[…]

Daily Diary: Wednesday 22nd March

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All the events on Wednesday March 22 for the Canberra Comedy Festival! DAAS – 7:00pm, The Street Theatre, Street 1 LESS THAN 20 TICKETS REMAINING Greg Kimball – One More Year – 7:00pm, The Civic Pub Girls Can’t Take A[…]

Daily Diary: Tuesday 21st March

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All the events on Tuesday March 21 for Canberra Comedy Festival! Class Clowns – 5:00pm, Canberra Theatre Centre, Courtyard Studio Demi Lardner – Look What You Made Me Do – 7:30pm, Canberra Theatre Centre, Courtyard Studio Paul Foot (UK) –[…]

Daily Diary: Monday 20th March

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All the events on Monday March 20 for Canberra Comedy Festival! Opening Night Gala – Canberra Theatre Centre – 7pm SOLD OUT Opening Night Gala ENCORE – Canberra Theatre Centre, Playhouse – 7:30pm SOLD OUT Bummer, looks like it’s all[…]

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Extra Shows!

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Extra Shows announced! We are delighted that shows are beginning to sell out and a couple of extra shows added. Click here to have a look  

1 month to go

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There’s only 1 month to go until the 2017 Canberra Comedy Festival kicks off in style. Always extremely popular, our Opening Night Gala and Encore shows have now both SOLD OUT. There are over 50 great shows throughout the festival[…]

2017 Line-Up Announced

2017 Line-Up Announced!

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We are pleased as punch to announce the full line-up for the 2017 Canberra Comedy Festival, and it’s a big one! Featuring a bevy of international guests, massive stars and rising talents, Canberra will be in stitches with shows from;[…]

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Line-Up Announced For A Very Comedy Festival Christmas!

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We are very excited to announce the line-up for A Very Canberra Comedy Festival Christmas on November 19! Hosted by Jeff Green (UK) this early Christmas present will also feature Cal Wilson (NZ), Nick Cody, Ivan Aristeguieta (VEN), Becky Lucas,[…]

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2017 Opening Night Gala On Sale Now!

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The biggest show of the year is back to kick off the 2017 Canberra Comedy Festival! The Opening Night Gala kick-starts the 2017 festival with an explosive line-up of comedians. This two hour showcase event features some of the very[…]

2017 Festival Performer Applications Now Open

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We are very happy to announce that we are now accepting applications from performers for the 2017 Festival.  The 2017 Festival will run 20-26 March all around the Canberra CBD. For more info or to apply, go to our performers[…]

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Alan Carr (UK) Live in Canberra!

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IF you can’t wait until the Comedy Festival in 2017, check out one of the biggest names in television – live in Canberra this August! For more deets – Click Here No stranger to yap Alan Carr will be yapping[…]

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Become a 2017 Festival Partner

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Looking for an opportunity like no other to promote your business?  Become a Canberra Comedy Festival Partner!  Check out the 2017 Partner Pack in the attached link: CCf Partnership Pack 2017(1)

Daily Diary – Sunday March 20

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All of the events on Sunday March 20 for Canberra Comedy Festival! Come and enjoy some fantastic kid’s comedy on the final day of the Canberra Comedy Festival! FREE KIDS’ ACTIVITIES – 12PM-3PM – CANBERRA THEATRE CENTRE – FAIRY FLOSS,[…]

Daily Diary – Saturday March 19

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All of the events on Saturday March 19 for Canberra Comedy Festival! Book online to secure a seat, but tickets will be available at the venues for shows that are not sold out! And remember, after seeing shows hang out[…]

Daily Diary – Friday March 18

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All of the events on Friday March 18 for Canberra Comedy Festival! Book online to secure a seat, but tickets will be available at the venues for shows that are not sold out! And remember, after seeing shows hang out[…]

Daily Diary – Thursday March 17

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All of the events on Thursday March 17 for Canberra Comedy Festival! Book online to secure a seat, but tickets will be available at the venues for shows that are not sold out! And remember, tonight is the first night[…]

Daily Diary – Wednesday March 16

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All of the events on Wednesday March 16 for Canberra Comedy Festival! Book online to secure a seat, but tickets will be available at the venues for shows that are not sold out! Tahir – The Complete Guide To Being[…]

Daily Diary – Tuesday March 15

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All the events on Tuesday March 15 for Canberra Comedy Festival! Opening Night Gala – Canberra Theatre Centre – 7pm PREVIOUSLY SOLD OUT – VERY LIMITED EXTRA SEATS RELEASED Opening Night Gala ENCORE – Canberra Theatre Centre, Playhouse – 7:30pm[…]

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The Festival starts today!

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Yay!  It is finally the opening day of the 2016 Canberra Comedy Festival. Check back here daily, or even better like and subscribe to us on Facebook to get updates on shows selling out, ticket releases, photos and other festival[…]

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Shows Selling out!!

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Shows are selling out!  Both Gala’s, Giggles in the Garden tonight, Hannah Gadsby on Friday / Saturday and Frank Woodley kids show Noodlenut. Extra shows added for Tom Gibson and Rich Hall.  Don’t miss out by waiting till the last[…]

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Win a date with Arj Barker and a night at Novotel Canberra

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In 25 words or less, answer this question, “what is the funniest thing that has happened to you while travelling?” Thanks to our Exclusive Accommodation Partner, Novotel Canberra, the answer judged the “funniest thing” wins: – two tickets to Arj[…]

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Gala Encore Lineup

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We are excited to announce the line-up for the Gala: Encore! This two-hour showcase will feature sets from: Arj Barker Tripod David O’Doherty Rich Hall Katie Burch The Stevenson Experience Tom Gibson Rhys Nicholson And more All hosted by Tommy[…]

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Opening Night Gala: Encore Announced!

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Miss out on the Sold Out Canberra Comedy Festival Gala? Don’t sweat it, because we’re putting on ANOTHER ONE! The Encore Gala features all of the same fantastic acts from the Main Theatre and will run simultaneously in the Playhouse.[…]

Canberra Comedy Festival On Sale

We are on sale!

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The 2016 Canberra Comedy Festival is now on sale. Loads of shows with internationals, national and local comedians making up a packed program. See the shows page here to browse all the shows  

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Let an UBER take you home

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Had a big night at our Christmas show? No problems! Let an UBER take you home in a ride that is totally sweet and totally legal (Good job A.C.T!). And because UBER love comedy and are totally  the best, you’ll[…]

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Christmas Show Line-Up Announced!

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It is our pleasure to announce that A Very Comedy Festival Christmas will be hosted by the hilarious Tom Ballard. This 2 hour showcase event will also feature; Nazeem Hussain Sammy J Nikki Britton Luke Heggie David Quirk Chris Ryan[…]

Gala On Sale Now

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Tickets for 2016 Gala, the biggest night of the Canberra comedy calendar are selling fast. The Gala kicks off the festival with a two hour showcase of the best comedians of the festival. For info to to get a ticket,[…]

We’re Back – Christmas Line-Up Show on Sale Now!

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We couldn’t wait until next year to bring the giggles back to Canberra, so we’re getting in early with a very special Christmas line-up show! Join the festival’s best comedians as they get you into the festive spirit in an[…]

2016 Festival – Performer Applications Open

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We are very happy to announce that we are now accepting applications from performers for the 2016 Festival.  The 2016 Festival will run 15-20 March all around the Canberra CBD. For more info or to apply, go to our performers[…]

Canberra Comedy Festival Partnership Pack 2016

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The Canberra Comedy Festival in 2016 is set to be an absolute cracker.  Come December this year, the fans will be jumping online to check out the ripper lineup for March 2016.  Now is the time to get on board[…]

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2015 Was The Biggest Festival Yet!

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After 6 days jam packed with more than 60 shows and thousands of laughs, the 2015 Canberra Comedy Festival has drawn to a close. Over 9,000 comedy fans turned out in droves for the third annual festival, making it our[…]