Glasgow Comedy Festival

Glasgow Comedy Festival

Comedy festival Glasgow is home to the biggest comedy festival in Europe – the Whyte & Mackay Glasgow International Comedy Festival. A comedy takeover of the city happens each March, with the festival putting on around 470 shows at 50 venues over 18 days attracting a stellar line-up with household names, rising stars, local talent and the best of international humour.

Comedy Festivals in Glasgow
The festival returns for its 18th year between 12th – 29th March 2020 and will feature your favourite comedy friends, top television names and spectacular stand-up stars to stages across Glasgow. Some of the venues include; The Hug and Pint, Blackfriars basement, The Stand, Rotunda comedy club. All of these showcasing great talent like; Adam Hess, Abi Roberts, Simon Brodkin, 5 fifers for a fiver and Christopher Mcartharthur-Boyd who’s popularity has sky rocketed over the last year.

The Acorn Hotel is a perfect base for getting to all of these amazing venues and not just for the location, but if you use promo code COMEDY when staying during the festival you will receive 10% off of your stay!

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The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel

Just at the opposite end of the beautiful Kelvingrove Park from The Acorn Hotel is the amazingly fresh and modern Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel.

Walking Tours in Glasgow

Glasgow City centre has some great walking tours on offer for all ages and interests. Each of these sights and tours are all easily accessible from the Acorn hotel!