On The Night

The Southport Comedy Festival takes place in a luxury marquee in Victoria Park courtesy of Elite Marquees Ltd.

Free on-site car parking is available on the night for Southport Comedy Festival ticket holders. Entry for pedestrians is via the Esplanade Entrance to Victoria Park, PR8 1RX. The Car Park entrance is opposite the Park and Ride on the Esplanade (see map below)

There are a limited number of spaces for Blue Badge holders closer to the venue. These spaces are unreserved and allocated on a first come first served basis. Please show your badge to the car park marshall on arrival and you will be directed to the disabled car park.

The Park will be open to the festival audience from 7pm, the performance starts at 8pm. (with the exception of Al Murray whose door is at the slightly earlier time of 6:30pm for a 7:30pm show start). Our friends at Trattoria 51 will be serving up their delicious Italian street food  Pasta 51 Express on site every night from 7pm. Food can be brought into the marquee. There will also be a fully licensed bar courtesy of Elite Marquees . 

The Marquee is fully seated, seating is unreserved. Doors open 1 hour before the show, please arrive in plenty of time to avoid long queues. Where possible all members of your group should arrive for check-in together. There is ample space outside of the venue for you to arrange to meet.

Once inside Victoria Park signs will direct you to the Marquee where the performance takes place.

Before entering the marquee please have your tickets ready for check in.

For customers who bought their ticket via Skiddle. Your eticket barcode can be scanned directly from your phone. Please download your ticket before the event. Instructions for downloading the App or obtaining a pdf of your tickets were included in your confirmation email from Skiddle.

For tickets bought through SEE tickets and Ticket Master. We will have a list of customers at the check-in desk. We will need the name of the person who bought the tickets and a copy of your confirmation email as proof of purchase.

You will be given wrist bands to wear to allow re-entry during intervals.

Performance Copyright

It is a condition of entry that ticket holders agree not to photograph, film, record or stream any part of the performance. Anyone found to be doing so will be asked to leave and will not be granted re-entry.