If you require further information about our festival, please read this section before you contact us on email@example.com. We will try to respond as soon as possible to enquiries but as we don’t have any staff, please be patient. We’re only volunteers after all!
We are always happy to hear from acts, venues, promoters, agents, and other parties interested in working with us on the festival. We are particularly keen to support new talent from Belfast and work with local venues not normally associated with comedy. Unfortunately for overseas performers we are generally unable to cover travel costs. Open mic spots are generally reserved for local talent and we have a long waiting list.
The festival traditionally takes place each year during the last week of September and first week of October and we only begin working on the next festival around Easter, and hope to confirm the bulk of our programme by July.
We organise a wide range of comedy related events – not just stand up – so if you have a proposal for performances involving spoken word, poetry, cartoons, film, visual art, street theatre, seminars, workshops, book signings, etc please contact us around April time.
For all media queries please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Interviews with our acts are available along with relevant images and background info. Due to the nature of the festival, festival-wide all-access media passes are not available. If your query is urgent and regards an event or act at a particular venue, please contact the venue directly.
We have a successful track record in delivering large audiences and positive media coverage for our sponsors and funders. We have developed a range of sponsorship packages for both the festival as a whole and individual events, so if interested, please contact the Festival Director Peter O’Neill at email@example.com
We work with an established pool of experienced volunteers but if you have a particular interest in comedy, drop us a line and we’ll see what we can do. Unfortunately because we don’t have a permanent office and don’t work to set hours, we are not able to take on interns or work experience programmes.
Unfortunately the Belfast Comedy Festival operates every year on a limited budget. For this reason we are unable to support advertising or advertorial requests.