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Stand-up Comedy in Northern Ireland

Enjoy the craic in Northern Ireland...

The Irish love a good joke, and we naturally have a vibrant local comedy scene. There are plenty of opportunities to sit back and enjoy the craic - Pop down to the Empire Bar in Belfast's University district for the Comedy Club nights, or, if you are brave enough, head for the open mic nights at the Playhouse in Derry where anyone can stand up and impress the crowd with their funny jokes!

Check out our comedy venues and upcoming events below.

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Sticky Fingers International Children's Festival 2016, Newry

The return of the much loved comedy string quartet, making classical music wickedly funny and exhilarating for everyone to Pinocchio, a slightly darker with a thrilling twist of this traditional story.

Adam Hills - Clown Heart - Cool FM Comedy Club, Belfast

Adam Hills has fast become one of the most popular comedians in the UK, with 15 solo shows that have toured internationally.

Powder Her Face, Belfast

Powder Her Face by Thomas Adès.

In 1963, Britain is rocked by a sensational sex scandal. A famous aristocratic socialite is plunged into the unforgiving world of tabloid journalism.

Hypnotist Adrain Knight, Newcastle

Master hypnotist Adrian Knight will be performing in the Slieve Donard Resort & Spa with mind-blowing mentalism and of course hilarious hypnotism.

John Bishop, Belfast

Comedy superstar John Bishop is set to return to an arena near you in autumn 2017, as he announces his long awaited return to stand-up comedy, with a brand new live show, Winging It.

It will be three years since his last live show Supersonic,...

X Factor Live Tour, Belfast

You will watch them compete week after week for your vote, and you can now see the X Factor finalists perform their biggest hits in an arena near you, as dates for The X Factor Live Tour 2017 are announced.

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