Hootfest!

Laugh your way to the end of the year with Dave Fulton, Liam Withnail, Jay Lafferty and host Stuart Murphy at The Stand, Scotland’s favourite comedy club!

Hootfest!

About Hootfest!

Laugh your way to the end of the year at Scotland’s favourite comedy club.

Home-cooked Hot food available...

With Dave Fulton, Liam Withnail, Jay Lafferty and host Stuart Murphy.

PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR VENUES ARE MADE UP OF UNRESERVED SEATING AND STANDING ROOM - IT IS UP TO CUSTOMERS TO BE IN EARLY IF THEY WANT SEATS

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Other Events at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh

Andrew Doyle: Friendly Fire

Andrew Doyle: Friendly Fire

22nd January 2019
Join Andrew Doyle, one of the UK’s foremost political satirists, as he brings Friendly Fire, his seventh solo stand-up show to The Stand Edinburgh on 22nd January!
Burns Night Special 23rd January

Burns Night Special 23rd January

23rd January 2019
Celebrate Burns Night in style with an evening of top comedy at The Stand Comedy Club, Edinburgh on Wednesday 23rd January!
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

24th January 2019
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

25th January 2019
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

26th January 2019
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years.
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

27th January 2019
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Burns Night Special 27th January

Burns Night Special 27th January

27th January 2019
Celebrate Burns Night in style with an evening of top comedy and some traditonal Scottish fayre at The Stand Edinburgh on 27th January!
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

27th January 2019
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy!
Red Raw

Red Raw

28th January 2019
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Lloyd Griffith: All-Rounder

Lloyd Griffith: All-Rounder

29th January 2019
Comedian, choirboy and host of Soccer AM, Lloyd Griffith is back on the road with his hilarious new stand-up show and brings it to The Stand Comedy Club Eidnburgh on 29th January.
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

31st January 2019
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

1st February 2019
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

2nd February 2019
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years.
Larry Dean - Bampot

Larry Dean - Bampot

3rd February 2019
Fresh from a sell-out international tour and smash-hit Live at the Apollo debut, Larry Dean brings his new show Bampot to The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh.
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

3rd February 2019
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Red Raw

Red Raw

4th February 2019
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Larry Dean - Bampot

Larry Dean - Bampot

5th February 2019
Fresh from a sell-out international tour and smash-hit Live at the Apollo debut, Larry Dean brings his new show Bampot to The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh.
Viva La Shambles

Viva La Shambles

6th February 2019
Join anarchic makers of madness Viva La Shambles for their monthly night of chaotic live comedy at The Stand!
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

7th February 2019
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

8th February 2019
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

9th February 2019
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years.
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

10th February 2019
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Glen Wool: Wool’s Gold II (The Iron Pirate)

Glen Wool: Wool’s Gold II (The Iron Pirate)

10th February 2019
Glenn Wool will soon be back on the road with a show dedicated to his funniest and finest punchlines, Wool’s Gold II (The Iron Pirate) and you can catch him at The Stand Edinburgh on 10th February.
Red Raw

Red Raw

11th February 2019
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Bona Fide

Bona Fide

12th February 2019
Bona Fide asks the cream of Scotland’s comics to perform material written for one night only at The Stand Comedy Club!
Anti-Valentine’s Day!

Anti-Valentine’s Day!

13th February 2019
Sick of all the hearts & flowers and smug couples? Come laugh with The Stand Comedy Club's Anti-Valentine’s Day on Wednesday 13th February!
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

14th February 2019
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

15th February 2019
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
Comedy Kids

Comedy Kids

16th February 2019
Why should grown ups have all the fun? Comedy Kids is a fun filled show packed with stand-up, sketches and improv performed by the comics of the future.
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

16th February 2019
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years.
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

17th February 2019
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Ahir Shah: Duffer

Ahir Shah: Duffer

17th February 2019
Ahir Shah returns to The Stand Edinburgh with a brand new stand-up show about life and what comes after, death and what comes before, and Bohemian Rhapsody.
Red Raw

Red Raw

18th February 2019
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Benefit in aid of Amnesty International

Benefit in aid of Amnesty International

19th February 2019
Please join us at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh on 19th Febraury for a fantastic night of comedy in support of Amnesty International!
The End of the World Show

The End of the World Show

20th February 2019
Join Keir McAllister, Vladimir McTavish, Stu Murphy and special guests as they compete for very last laugh in oblivion at The End of the World Show.
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

21st February 2019
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

22nd February 2019
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

23rd February 2019
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years.
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

24th February 2019
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

24th February 2019
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy!
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

24th February 2019
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Red Raw

Red Raw

25th February 2019
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Bright Club

Bright Club

26th February 2019
Check out Bright Club, smart stand-up from the academic community, with live music and banter a-plenty, at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
Bright Club

Bright Club

26th February 2019
Check out Bright Club, smart stand-up from the academic community, with live music and banter a-plenty, at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
Benefit In Aid Of Edinburgh Women’s Aid

Benefit In Aid Of Edinburgh Women’s Aid

27th February 2019
Please join us at The Stand Edinburgh for a night of great comedy in support of Edinburgh Women’s Aid on 27th February!
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

28th February 2019
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

1st March 2019
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

2nd March 2019
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years.
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

3rd March 2019
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Red Raw

Red Raw

4th March 2019
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Bona Fide

Bona Fide

6th March 2019
Bona Fide asks the cream of Scotland’s comics to perform material written for one night only at The Stand Comedy Club!
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

7th March 2019
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

8th March 2019
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

9th March 2019
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years.
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

10th March 2019
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Simon Munnery: The Wreath

Simon Munnery: The Wreath

10th March 2019
British Comedy Award nominee, Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and Chortle Award winner Simon Munnery brings his new show to the Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh on 10th March.
Red Raw

Red Raw

11th March 2019
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

14th March 2019
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

15th March 2019
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

16th March 2019
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years.
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

17th March 2019
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Red Raw

Red Raw

18th March 2019
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

21st March 2019
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

22nd March 2019
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

23rd March 2019
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years.
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

24th March 2019
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Red Raw

Red Raw

25th March 2019
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

28th March 2019
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

29th March 2019
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

30th March 2019
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years.
Tom Stade: I Swear To...

Tom Stade: I Swear To...

31st March 2019
After last year's smash-hit UK tour, Canadian comedy legend Tom Stade returns with a new show, picking up just where he left off.
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

31st March 2019
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy!
Viva La Shambles

Viva La Shambles

3rd April 2019
Join anarchic makers of madness Viva La Shambles for their monthly night of chaotic live comedy at The Stand!
Kieran Hodgson: ’75

Kieran Hodgson: ’75

16th April 2019
Character comedian Kieran Hodgson returns to The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh with '75, the epic and surprising tale of how Britain joined Europe in the first place.

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