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Past Events

Have a look at all our glorious events so far!

8 October 2023

Closing Night Gala

Biscuit Factory

With Jamie MacDonald, Kathleen Hughes, Sophie Rose McCabe and your host, Liam Withnail

7 October 2023

Leith Laughs

Leith Dockers Club

A storytelling event where you are the star! With Giulia Galastro and Fiona Herbert

6 October 2023

Opening Night Gala

Leith Arches

With Marjolein Robertson, Joe McTernan, Mark Cooper and your host, Billy Kirkwood

Poster for the show

15 June 2023

LCF Presents...

The Biscuit Factory

An electric evening of live comedy from MC Hammersmith, Krystal Evans & Gareth Mutch

A crowd watching a film on a big screen in a colourful venue with bunting and lanterns

19 June 2022

Lassies of Leith Film

Leith Arches

A free film screening of the hit Edinburgh Fringe comedy walking tour. Followed by a Q&A from Paul. Part of Leith Festival.

Feeling Funny: Exploring what makes us laugh and how laughter can postively impact our health and wellbeing. Considering how humour an support us to reframe our own stories and experiences. Also a chance to meet the creative Scottish Comedian Viv Gee. Two free online sessions for young people in Edinburgh, aged 14-21, via zoom

21 September 2021

Feeling Funny

The Junction (Online)

Viv Gee led a workshop exploring what makes us laugh and how laughter can postively impact our health and wellbeing. Funded by Scottish Book Trust.

8 October 2023

Comedy Quiz

Smoke & Mirrors

A comedy quiz with Leith favourite, the Roaming Quizman. Family friendly and dog friendly

7 October 2023

Soup Group!

Leith Depot

Fun for the whole family! Little ones welcome. Visual jokes, suitable for non-English speakers

Comedian Adam Riches laughing

10 August 2023

LCF Presents...

The Biscuit Factory

The Edinburgh Fringe Edition. With Adam Riches (pictured), Janine Harouni, Emma Corbett, and hosted by Emmanuel Sonubi

Rosalind Romer, Director of Leith Comedy Festival

15 June 2023

Festival Launch

The Biscuit Factory

A gathering of arts and community organisations from Leith and beyond, to launch the first weekend comedy festival this October

Flyer for comedy show starring Larry Dean, Jojo Sutherland & Stuart McPherson

12 May 2022

LCF Presents...

The Biscuit Factory

A live comedy triple bill with the finest comedians in Scotland: Larry Dean, Stuart McPherson & Jojo Sutherland. Sold out.

Mary Moriarty, Queen of Leith, with Invisible Cities Tour guide Paul

6 August 2021

Lassies of Leith

All over Leith

We once again joined forces with Invisible Cities to create a comedy walking tour about the women Leith, as part of the Edinburgh Fringe. Total sell out & extra shows!

8 October 2023

Laughter Yoga

Leith Community Centre

An introductory laughter yoga workshop with Jo Bluett, followed by a hot drink and a sweet treat

7 October 2023

Intro to Improv

Duncan Place

A fun introduction to improvisation workshop with Mara Joy, followed by a hot drink and a sweet treat

Comedian Darren Harriott sitting on a red couch and laughing

10 August 2023

LCF Presents...

The Biscuit Factory

The Edinburgh Fringe Edition. With Sooz Kempner, Darren Harriott (pictured), Maddie Fernando and your host, Rosco McClelland

Comedian Josie Long, smiling

13 October 2022

LCF Presents...

The Biscuit Factory

A live comedy triple bill with the finest comedians in Scotland: Josie Long, Robin Grainger & Susan Riddell. Sold out

Comedian Amy Matthews

13 October 2021

LCF Presents...

The Biscuit Factory

A live comedy triple bill with the finest comedians in Scotland: Christopher Macarthur-Boyd, Amy Matthews & Billy Kirkwood. Socially distanced.

A zoom meeting with everyone making funny faces

24 March 2021

Comedy Workshop

Citadel Youth Centre (Online)

An intergenerational comedy workshop with Citadel Youth Centre, led by Thom Tuck from Comedy Club 4 Kids.

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