About Leith Comedy Festival

Our Story

Take a break from your daily routine and come experience something totally different. Leith Comedy Festival is so much more than just an ordinary Festival. Our creative organizers bring their passion and knowledge into the event, with the intention of making it unique and unforgettable. There is something for everyone to enjoy, so plan your visit today.

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Skyler Adelson

Baby Elephant Leith Reading Room Library

Inclusion & Access

We are working hard to make Leith Comedy Festival to be as inclusive and accessible as possible.

If you have any difficulty accessing our website or our events, please get in touch.

If you have any requirements, we will do our best to help.

If there is anything that would make things easier or more enjoyable, let us know.

We are always looking for more ways to be inclusive, so if you have any suggestions, we would love to hear from you

Josh Widdicome, Roisin Conaty, Greg Burns, Rosalind Romer and Nick Helm
Anna Devitt on stage
Nish Kumar
Pappy's in an empty auditorium
Pappy's
Filming Charlie Baker Backstage
David Trent
Nick Helm in a spotlight in the audience
Filming Josh Widdicombe backstage
Punchline poster outside the Usher Hall
Ian D Montfort doing a card trick on stage
Comedian Des Clarke on stage

Brought to you by Punchline

Good Times. Good Vibes.

Welcome to our festival, where the streets of Leith are filled with colour, music, food and laughs. Our lineup is packed with exciting events - have a look through our Punchline events in the photographs below.

We're also experts at the Edinburgh Fringe, and can help you navigate the 1000s of comedy shows that are available (except 2020, obviously). Have a look through our Edinburgh Fringe Reviews and recommendations at https://punchlineuk.wordpress.com

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