Manchester Comedy Clubs
There's always plenty to laugh at in Manchester… and we don't just mean the weather. Those looking for fun things to do in the Manchester should look no further than the city's comedy clubs, which range in size from large comedy venues hosting international acts, to more relaxed nights in Manchester bars. Either way, you'll have a cracking night, so whether you want a date night with a twist, or something a little different on your night out, Manchester's comedy clubs can provide.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
While it may not be your first thought for funny bone flapping about in the city, this student stalwart and Southern Quarter pub boasts more names than you may at first expect. From the likes of Andy White to big time names such as Phill Jupitus, Pub/Zoo happens to host a stellar selection of comedy acts nearly every week in the city; From slapstick to stand-up, you're sure to chortle your way back home courtesy of Pub/Zoo's ever varying selection.
A relative newcomer to the city's comedy scene, 'Group Therapy' takes place at Gorilla on the last Saturday of the month and sees some of the biggest names on the circuit drop by to say funny things. Entry will set you back just a tenner, and uniquely for a weekend comedy club, large single sex parties are banned - so if you're seeking somewhere for a stag or hen party in Manchester, you won't find it here. Book here for your night at Gorilla!
Home to barrels of laughs and a stage that sees some of the finest comedy talent take to the mic, the Frog and Bucket Comedy Club are bringing a whole hoard of stand up sessions to Manchester. Boasting some incredible names fresh from the national circuit, get down to their Thursday night live show or their Friday night flagship show.
Supporting local talent alongside more established acts, the Frog and Bucket is a sure bet for a fun night out in Manchester. Thursdays to Saturdays see big name headliners take to the stage, while Monday's 'Beat The Frog' open mic event is one of the most popular student nights in Manchester, thanks to its minuscule £3 door fee.
Hosting some of the cities biggest comedy night and stand-up sessions, The Comedy Store in Manchester has become an institution for showcasing some of the best international latest and greatest talent from the comedy circuit. Get your giggle on at this fun fair and even upgrade your ticket to include a cheeky dinner!