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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,[…]

Opening Night Gala

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[…]

Daily Diary – Saturday March 21

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All of the events on Friday March 20 for Canberra Comedy Festival! This is the last night of the Festival for 2015 before we pack up for 2015 – so make sure to check out some shows! Ellen Briggs –[…]

Daily Diary – Friday March 20

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All of the events on Friday March 20 for Canberra Comedy Festival! Ellen Briggs – The Dark Side Of The Womb – 7:00pm, The Civic Pub VERY FEW TICKETS REMAINING Luke Heggie – You’re Not Special – 8:15pm, The Civic[…]

Daily Diary Thursday March 19

Daily Diary – Thursday 19th March

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All of the events on Thursday March 19 for Canberra Comedy Festival! John Safran – Murder in Mississippi – 7:00pm, Canberra Theatre Centre, Playhouse VERY LIMITED SEATS REMAINING Ronny Chieng – You Don’t Know What You’re Talking About – 7:00pm, ANU[…]

Daily Diary – Wednesday March 18

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All of the events on Wednesday March 18 for Canberra Comedy Festival! Bane Trilogy – Part 3 – 7:00pm, ANU Arts Centre, Theatre Heath Franklin’s Chopper – Repeat Offender – 8:30pm, ANU Arts Centre, Theatre ONE SHOW ONLY Sean Woodland[…]

Daily Diary – Tuesday March 17

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All the events on Tuesday March 17 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[…]

Coolers for $2

Get a Festival Cooler at the Gala for $2!!

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To celebrate the first ever double Gala in Canberra, we will be selling the official festival cooler for $2!  Just buy a Coopers beer or Thatchers cider, and bring your tasty beverage to the merchandise stand at the theatre to[…]

Comedy Festival looking to buy Skywhale

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With news the Skywhale being put up for sale, we can confirm rumours that we are looking to buy the enormous multi-breasted balloon. The Skywhale belongs in Canberra, so we are going to bring the big girl back to her[…]