28th September

Join this one hour walking tour which will review the history of Belfast's Theatres and Music Halls. Starting at the Ulster Hall – once the largest Music Hall on these islands – experience iconic theatres such as the Grand Opera House, the Royal Hippodrome, the Royal Alhambra and visit Music Hall Lane. Led by Festival Director [...]

Fresh from her European tour, the Australian comic presents the stand-up that has made her a cult festival favourite and the ‘paper-puppetry’ that made her a worldwide YouTube sensation. Tickets for this show are available from all Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.ie and their 24 hour ticketline on 0844 277 4455. Tickets are subject to a small booking fee only [...]

All aboard as Belly Laughs' popular alternative comedy bus tour of Belfast returns. Leading local comedian Paddy McDonnell will show you the funnier side of Belfast's sights with a few surprises on the way. The tours are organised in association with leading tour operator Belfast City Sightseeing. Tours last for approximately 45 minutes and tickets are [...]

Belly Laughs and Belfast Film Festival are pleased to present a series of iconic silent comedy films in the cosy surrounds of the Beanbag cinema in 23 Donegall Street, Belfast. The silent film era (1900s-1930s) brought comedy into the medium of film. It continues to influence modern day comedy particularly in the form of animated [...]

KidProv is a comedy improv workshop just for kids. Based on the teaching of Viola Spolin, the mother of Chicago improvisation, the workshop teaches games and exercises to help children learn to work together to create, communicate and have fun together. Parents are encouraged to stay throughout the workshop and even join in some of [...]

Find out why Laurence – star of BBC1's documentary We Won't Drop The Baby – hates being called “inspirational”. From mountain climbing to Doctor Who, via the Swedish chef from The Muppets, this inimitable comedian sorts out once and for all what’s truly inspiring. Expect absurd logic, death defying stunts and unusual varieties of crisps. [...]

Join us as an audience member of a TV recording of the prestigious 1970’s show ‘The Famous Comedians’. The show line up includes your favourite stand up comedians including Tommy Blooper, Bernard Hamming, Marti Insane and Frank Saracen. Compèred by comedy duo Morbum and Flies and featuring some of the best in local comedic talent [...]

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