Glasgow Comedy Festival

More fab shows and Garage line-up announced!

December’s almost here! Why not give the gift of comedy this Christmas with tickets to some of the fantastic acts appearing at the Glasgow International Comedy Festival? New shows have just been announced for The Garage and the Citizens Theatre!


Tickets for shows at the Glasgow Garage are now on sale! Call our box office on 0844 873 7353 or click the links below to book online.

Irish comedy legend Tommy Tiernan is Alive In Glasgow on March 12th & 14th (book tickets). ‘Has a comic ferocity resembling that of Billy Connolly’ Times

Canadian stand-up Craig Campbell returns with Thrilling Mic Hunt on March 20th (book tickets) following his sell-out Edinburgh Fringe run. 'One of the most skilled storytellers and jokesmiths on the circuit' Chortle.

Charismatic natural born observational storyteller Seann Walsh is back on March 21st (book tickets) for his new show 28. As seen on Stand Up For The Week, Live At The Apollo and Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow.

Check out Rich Hall’s Hoedown for an evening of music, comedy and gratuitous coloration on March 27th & 28th (book tickets). ’Quite simply brilliant musical comedy’ **** London is Funny


An already stellar line-up at the Citizens Theatre is now even more exciting. Tickets now on sale for the following shows: call our box office on 0844 873 7353 or click the links below to book online.

Based on the hit Radio 4 series, don’t miss Mark Steel’s Back In Town on March 24th (tickets). As seen on The Mark Steel Lectures, QI, Room 101 and Have I Got News For You.

Paul Chowdhry takes on political correctness in PC’s World on March 25th (tickets). ‘Dangerous comic genius’ Eastern Eye

Shappi Khorsandi displays her razor sharp wit in Because I’m Shappi… on March 27th (tickets). ‘Seriously funny and surprisingly filthy’ New Statesman

And due to popular demand Simon Amstell adds a second night for To Be Free, now on March 18th & 19th (tickets). ‘Highly literate… an endearing mixture of off-handed candour and sharp wit. Such ease and understatement makes him very good company’ New York Times


One of our hotel partners, the award-winning Grand Central Hotel, are hosting a Christmas family fun day on Sunday December 21st.


Ideal for mums and dads looking to celebrate in stress-free style, Grand Central Hotel will lay on a traditional three-course feast for all the family, plus a host of activities and entertainment including music, dancing, balloon making, face painting and a visit from St. Nicholas himself.

Grand Central’s Christmas Sunday Fun Day will take place on Sunday 21 December from 12 till 4pm. Tickets are priced at £30 for adults and £15 for children 12 and under. To book a place for your family call 0141 240 3725.


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We’ve got some exciting competitions coming up, and we’ll be letting you know all the latest additions to our fantastic line-up… plus assorted jokes, nonsense, the occasional moustache-based photograph and the office’s unmissable ongoing review of the available range of Christmas sandwiches. Don’t miss out!