GICF Acts at the 2024 Edinburgh Fringe

We know Glasgow is the funniest city in the world and the best place to watch comedy but the Edinburgh Fringe is not bad either. There are plenty of 2024 GICF acts performing this year. So, if you missed them at GICF or want to see them again check out the list below. NAME VENUE […]

Biggest Ever Event Issued Over 50,000 Tickets To Comedy Fans 

Glasgow International Comedy Festival (GICF) has revealed 2024’s edition was a record-breaking year, with the highest number of shows in the festival’s history as Glasgow became ‘the funniest city in the world’. Hosting over 560 shows across 19 days, GICF issued over 50,000 tickets to comedy fans in more than 50 venues across the city, […]


Susie McCabe is the winner of the second Sir Billy Connolly Spirit of Glasgow Award announced at Glasgow International Comedy Festival’s (GICF) Comedy Gala, following an afternoon celebrating the very best of the festival at the city’s King’s Theatre. The award honours criteria both the city of Glasgow and Sir Billy Connolly represent from resilience to openness and of course, […]

Kids and Family Comedy Shows

Are you looking for something to entertain the kids? Well, let Glasgow International Comedy Festival be the entertainers and take the kids to some of the fun shows and events. SATURDAY 16TH MARCH 2024 SNUG & GRUB CATCH A BUG! BY GARLIC THEATRE Scottish Mask & Puppet CentreSaturday 16th March 2024Show Time: 11:00am & 2:00pm […]

Mark Cooper Talks About Glasgow

Taking a trip on the Edinburgh to Glasgow train may not immediately strike you as an illustration of the comedic scene difference between the two cities but stick with it.  If passengers are cutting it fine to get the train from Edinburgh it can seem longer to get through the barriers, whereas at Glasgow Queen […]

12 shows that are a bit different than stand-up at GICF 2024

We love stand-up at Glasgow International Comedy Festival but we also love very fun and funny experiences and events. This is what makes the festival so special. We have lots to enjoy if you are looking for something a bit different. THE SHOWS DINE IN THE DARK! The Duke’s UmbrellaWednesday 27th March 2024Show Time: 5:00pm […]

GICF Recommendations 2024 Part Two

We asked some of the acts performing at the Glasgow International Comedy Festival 2024 for their top three recommendations who you should go and see. So, if you are struggling with who to pick, let these top acts be your personal shoppers. Check out part one and recommendations from Elaine C Smith, Susie McCabe and […]


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