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2015 Festival Line-Up Announced

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This is the big one. The 2015 festival line-up has been announced and with over 60 shows in 6 days it’s the biggest avalanche of comedy Canberra has ever seen. Be sure to check out the shows page for the[…]

2015 Festival On Sale Next Week!

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We’re back! And just wait until you see what we have in store for all of you comedy fans. We’ve got a massive line-up comedians from the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, South Africa and of course all your favourites from Australia![…]

CALL FOR 2015 COMEDY FESTIVAL PARTNERS

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The Canberra Comedy Festival team are making preparations for the Festival 17 – 22 March 2015.  Now is the time to get on board as a Festival Partner to enjoy the exposure that comes with one of the most exciting[…]

Applications Open For Canberra Comedy Festival 2015

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WANT TO BE A PART OF THE FESTIVAL? The inaugural Canberra Comedy Festival ran in 2013 and 2014 to great success, and we would like to invite applications from artists interested in performing in the 2014 Canberra Comedy Festival –[…]

Daily Diary – Saturday March 8

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All of the events on Saturday March 8 for Canberra Comedy Festival! Matty Grey’s Grossed Out Game Show – 1:00pm, Canberra Theatre Centre, Courtyard Studio PREVIOUSLY SOLD OUT, EXTRA SEATS ADDED – 8 TICKETS LEFT! Matty Grey’s Grossed Out Game[…]

Do a little survey and win a prize!

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If you went to the Canberra Comedy Festival this year and: You have a few spare moments in your day? You want the chance to win cool prizes? Or you just enjoy clicking buttons and answering questions? Then answer our survey![…]

Daily Diary – Friday March 7

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All of the events on Friday March 7 for Canberra Comedy Festival! Aggressively Helpful – The Rise and Fall Of the Romance Empire – 7:00pm, Civic Pub SOLD OUT! Hamish Hudson – Smells Like Blue – 7:00pm, Novotel Canberra Tommy[…]

One Bar Meal and Drink Offer

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Canberra Comedy Festival Special $20 Meal & Drink Offer at One Bar Novotel Canberra who are hosting shows by Emo Parsonson, Hamish Hudson and Peter Berner have added a special meal and drink offer for festival goers. Arrive early or stay[…]

Daily Diary – Thursday March 6

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All of the events on Thursday March 6 for Canberra Comedy Festival! Sammy J – The Sammy J Songbook – 7pm, Canberra Theatre Centre 15 TICKETS REMAINING Dave Graham and Craig Harvey – Sausage Roll Models – 7pm, Civic Pub SOLD OUT[…]

Daily Diary – Wednesday March 5

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All of the events on Wednesday March 5 for Canberra Comedy Festival! Sammy J – The Sammy J Songbook – 7pm, Canberra Theatre Centre PREVIOUSLY SOLD OUT, EXTRA SEATS ADDED! Jimeoin – Yes, Yes… Whatever!? SELLING FAST, GREAT SEATS STILL[…]

More Gala Tickets Released

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We have released a couple more tickets for the Sold Out the Opening Night Gala on Tonight! Head over to http://www.canberraticketing.com.au or do it the old way and call them on your telephone. Not many tickets are available so you[…]

Peter Berner: Tight Five

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Peter Berner, star of the Einstein Factor and legendary comedy series Backberner, returns to the stage for ‘As Not Seen on TV’.  You can see him at the Novotel Hotel on 7 and 8 March.  Book here. Last week he[…]

MERCHANDISE ON SALE

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Want to look comedy festival cool this March?  Do it with one of our limited edition t-shirts and stubby coolers!!!  T-shirts $20 each.  Stubby Coolers $5 each. Check out the photos below and fill out the order form or email[…]

Android App now available

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Following on from the release of the Canberra Comedy Festival iPhone App we’re pleased to announce that the Android version of the App is now available in the Google Play Store. Packed with all the great features of the iPhone[…]

Doug Anthony All Stars Reunion Sells Out

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The Doug Anthony All Stars have sold out their only two shows at the Canberra Comedy Festival. The Doug Anthony All Stars, which consists of Paul McDermott, Tim Ferguson, and new addition Paul Livingston (aka. Flacco) taking over the reins[…]

Canberra Comedy Festival Mobile App

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Because you can never have too much of a good thing, we’ve built an App for iPhone users. Download and reap the rewards of added functionality – search for Shows, Performers, Venues and gets news delivered to your hot little[…]

Novotel Discount

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The Canberra Comedy Festival is excited to announce that our exclusive accommodation partner, Novotel Canberra, is releasing an exclusive discount of $4 off full price tickets to a number of shows $30 and over.  How good is that?! Novotel Canberra[…]

Enlighten Shows

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We’re pleased to announce our partnership with Enlighten which allows us to reveal details of two more shows. Enlighten is where you can see Canberra come to life after dark when cultural institutions across the capital open their doors to[…]

Second Announcement

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We’re pleased to announce that we have added even more shows to an already massive line-up! Shows added to the line-up for the festival which runs 4th to 9th March are: – As seen on “The Project”, award winning comedian[…]

First Announcement

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We’re back! In 2014, Canberra Comedy Festival returns with a program of the world’s funniest comedians, in what will be Canberra’s biggest ever comedy event! In March 2013, the inaugural Canberra Comedy Festival showed that Canberrans have an appetite for[…]

Invitation for Expressions of Interest from Artists

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The inaugural Canberra Comedy Festival ran in 2013 to great success, and we would like to invite applications from artists interested in performing in the 2014 Canberra Comedy Festival – which will be run from March 4th to March 10th[…]