Comedy Festival

Thorner Comedy Festival

began in 2005, when we hosted Alan Carr, Rich Hall and Jason Manford. Since then we have welcomed a stream of stars from Mock the Week, Have I Got News For You, 8 out of 10 Cats, Live at the Apollo, etc. …ALL loving an evening with the legendary Thorner audience!

The festival usually takes place over the last weekend of February, however due to the COVID-19 pandemic 2022’s event will be postponed to a later date. Details will be announced here or via our Facebook page. We’re also on Twitter and Instagram – Follow us if you want to be the first to hear what we have in store!

Our last festival took placein 2020…


Seann Walsh

Suzi Ruffell

Darren Harriott

Chris Washington

Joe Sutherland

Sophie Duker

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We’ve had some amazing line-ups on the Thorner stage in our past 16 Comedy Festivals.


Nina Conti

Sara Barron

Brennan Reece

Andrew Maxwell

Sophie Willan

Maisie Adam

Glenn Moore