The Last Laugh: The best comedy events on Skiddle

We are back once again with the June edition of Last Laugh, where we look at all the best comedy events on sale on Skiddle in 2024; check them out below!

Skiddle Staff

Date published: 10th Jun 2024

It's June! The weather's getting better, the days are getting longer, and that seasonal depression is finally gone. Well, why not dial that happiness up even further, and book a Comedy Night? Where you and your pals can pack into a room and giggle away at some of the UK's finest comedians.

If this sounds like a bit of you, then we here at Skiddle want to make it happen! Throughout the month, and into the summer, we've got a huge variety of comedy shows for you to test your funny bone at. From arena-sized comedy festivals with a stacked cast of hilarity; to nights from the biggest names in comedy like Paul Smith and Serena Terry; to several multi-comedian variety nights where you truly get bang for your buck, and a proper good giggle to go alongside. Whatever you're after, we've got all the gigs to satiate your comedy needs in June and the coming months.

So scroll down, check out this month's Last Laugh, and make sure to secure your tickets in the boxes provided!



Laugh in the Park - Glasgow's Southside Comedy Festival

When: Saturday 13th July 2024

Where: Queens Park Arena in Glasgow

Laugh in the Park, Glasgow Southside's annual comedy festival, returns for its fourth year on Saturday, July 13th, 2024 at the Queens Park Arena, returning to the aptly monikered 'The Bandstand', for a beautiful outdoor event featuring a lineup of 10 of the best performers in Scottish stand-up, promising three hours of award-winning, side-splitting comedy (plus intervals).

Announced recently, the festival will host the likes of Craig Hill, Susie McCabe, Viv Gee, Gary Faulds, Gary Little, James Gardner, Laura Quinn Goh, Mikey Motton, Rory M Spence, Paddy Linton, with the brilliant Billy Kirkwood overseeing proceedings. Grab your tickets now and don't miss out on the funny Scottish excellence on display!


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Luke Kidgell: Happy Hour

When: Tuesday 23rd July 2024

Where: Old Fire Station in Carlisle

After his sold-out International ‘Cheers to that!’ tour, Luke Kidgell is back on the road with his brand-new show ‘Happy Hour’.

Having amassed over 3.5 Million fans online for his viral stand-up videos, often showcasing outrageous and quick-witted crowd interactions, Luke is now bringing his brand new stand-up show 'Happy Hour' all around the country.

You've seen him on the internet, now it's time to see him in real life, this is not one to miss!


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Paul Smith "Pablo"

When: Wednesday 10th, and Thursday 11th July 2024

Where: Rainton Arena in Houghton-le-Spring

Attention all comedy fans, in 2024 the scouse comedian icon himself, Paul Smith, is back and better than ever with his latest tour show, “Pablo”. Get ready to experience the jaw-aching, laugh-out-loud comedy that only Smith can deliver, whether it be from his trademark audience interaction or hilarious true stories from his everyday life.

This is Paul Smith’s biggest and funniest tour show yet, and it promises to have you in hysterics from start to finish; you won’t want to miss a minute, so grab tickets to one of the two dates at Rainton Arena below!


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House of Stand Up Presents Paul McCaffrey & Friends

When: Thursday 18th July 2024

Where: Coulsdon Club in Coulsdon

Paul McCaffrey is one of the funniest blokes about, no-nonsense, full of mental stories, and inherently a Londoner; Paul has completed two sell-out tours of the UK with Sean Lock on his Keep It Light tour in 2017, and more recently toured with Kevin Bridges on his record-breaking Brand New tour in 2018; as well as two solo tours of his own, Suburban Legend in 2018, and Lemon in 2020/21.

Paul is also the co-host of the smash hit podcast What’s Upset You Now? with fellow comedian Seann Walsh. Basically, he is seasoned at enticing some laughs out of anyone and everyone, with backing from some of the best to ever do it; so grab your tickets now and see what all the fuss is about.


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Serena Terry: All Tied Up

When: Friday 13th September 2024

Where: The Dome in Liverpool

After the incredible success of her first stand-up UK and Ireland tour, Serena Terry is going back on the road with a brand new show, All Tied Up! Serena will take her audience through the trials and tribulations of being a working mum, how she’s coping with a new career, mental health, marriage and perimenopause.

Serena is close to selling out Grand Central Hall, head to the link below and secure the last of the unreserved seating now!


Find tickets for Serena Terry: All Tied Up at The Dome in Liverpool - HERE



Dan Nightingale & Fiends - Grappenhall

When: Thursday 1st August 2024

Where: Grappenhall Ex Servicemans Club in Warrington

After two hugely successful national comedy tours, Dan Nightingale (host of the Have A Word Podcast) is doing something a little different in 2024: He's hosting a run of shows with some of his favourite comedians on the bill. With Dan doing what he does best and some of his very funny Stand-Up friends (or fiends) smashing sets... you won't want to miss out.

In Warrington, Dan introduces Mark Nelson, Dean Coughlin & Special Guest for a night of incredible stand-up and the best type of comedy mayhem. 


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CLOSEUP COMEDY at Hockley Social Club w/ Jeff Innocent

When: Thursday 27th June 2024

Where: Hockley Social Club in Birmingham

One of Birmingham's biggest monthly comedy nights, Closeup Comedy, is back again this month, bringing four of the best stand-ups in the country to the city, with scrumptious street food courtesy of Digbeth Dining Club and amazing drinks alongside the giggles.

This month, the riotously funny London geezer Jeff Innocent headlines, with the wonderfully witty Louise Young and the scintillatingly silly Scot, Connor Burns, in tow. And of course, resident MC and host co-host of the devious Dead Man Talking podcast, Freddy Quinn returns too.

This is an enviously good bill of comedy, and with all the amenities alongside, it's a no-brainer of a night out. Grab tickets below!


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Marc Jennings: Marc-in-Progress (Preview)

When: Tuesday 2nd July 2024

Where: Scotland's Best Comedians (Van Winkle West) in Glasgow

After selling out the King's Theatre at last year's Glasgow Comedy Festival, and a sold-out run at the Edinburgh Festival, Scottish Comedian of the Year winner and Some Laugh podcast host Marc Jennings returns to Van Winkle with a preview of his new stand-up hour before taking it out to this year's Fringe. 

Grab tickets below!


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The Laughienda Comedy Club Preston - Mick Ferry

When: Wednesday 3rd July 2024

Where: The Continental in Preston

The Laughienda Comedy Club Preston always delivers a night of non-stop laughs, but their event at the start of next month - headlined by the razor-sharp Mancunian storyteller Mick Ferry, looks set to be among their best yet. 

Joining him on stage are three comedy powerhouses: the brilliantly bold comedic stalwart, Bethany Black, who recently won the Award for Best New Show at the Leicester Comedy Festival 2023; the Yorkshire-born actress, comedian and poet, Kat Ronson, whose greatest achievement is having a Wikifeet before a Wikipedia page; and the Half Venezuelan James Heath, who brings finely honed material including his mischievous take on environmental pollution.

Secure your tickets now for an unforgettable evening of laughter!


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Brennan Reece: Me Me Me || Creatures Comedy Festival

When: Sunday 28th July 2024

Where: Creatures Of The Night Comedy Club in Manchester

Brenna Reece has done it all; Live at the Apollo, Roast Battle, Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee, Joe Lycett and Micky Flanagan Tour Support, Over 100 million views online. Everything was going perfectly for this cheeky Northern gobshite until he got fired for telling a joke. A reeeeally bad one. Only joking...

Catch Brennan's new tour show, Me Me Me, at the awesome Creatures Comedy Club as a party of their comedy festival this July. It's not one to miss!


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Fancy checking out more of the Comedy Events on sale on Skiddle? Well check out our UK Comedy Guide - HERE



Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.