Thursday 19th - Sunday 29th October 2017, Manchester UK

The Women in Comedy festival is co-ordinated by Dulcet Sounds CEO/founder Hazel O’Keefe with the support of the festival crew, patrons, performers, venues, main sponsors Laughology and all our supporters and advertisers. It continues year on year due to the energy and commitment of a glorious team of crew who offer their time on a voluntary basis. The Women In Comedy Festival is unfunded and 100% volunteer so thank you for supporting the project, without people like you we really would not exist.

There are many way to get involved this year and help us continue growing;


The Women in Comedy Festival is an open access festival for women and is of course trans-inclusive. To find out more about performing please visit this page.

Join our Crew
If you would like to be involved with this years festival as a crew member please come to one of our planning meetings. Please text us if you are a new volunteer to let us know you are coming to a meeting on 07958 642090

Our monthly general meetings are usually held at Gulliver's on 109 Oldham Street Manchester, M4 1LW from 7-9pm, email us to check the date of our next meeting:

We also have lots of online meetings so you dont necessarlity have to be based in Manchester to join the crew. If you are a facebook user you can join the crew here

Spread the word
As well as performing, producing or attending shows you can help the festival continue to grow by helping us reach more people. Please so share the link for this website and have a look at this years shows and encourage people to buy tickets for events as this is 95% of our income.

If you haven’t already please do connect with us via social media:

Tweet us:@womenincomedyuk

Like our facebook page


Join our facebook event and invite people to this years festival event on FB. (


The festival has no funding at all and relies on volunteers, donations  and income from advertisers and sponsors. Everyone who make a donation will be listed on our roll of honour (unless they specify that they would like to remain anonymous of course !)

To make a donation to the festival please transfer funds to: Women In Comedy 30-98-12, Account Number 14601160

Europe's only Women in Comedy Festival is a non-profit making project, supported by in kind and voluntary contributions, donations, advertising space and sponsorship.  Our advertising packages are a great way to support the festival, grow with us, see some fabulous comedy and get your brand in front of an engaged and varied audience.

We are able to be flexible in the benefits package we offer you and will work closely with you throughout our partnership to develop a package that meets with your objectives. Find out more