Get involved

Would you like to reach thousands of new people across the city of Derby during the Comedy Festival?

We offer a great range of opportunities for creative targeted marketing and advertising to our customers. Whether it be a direct mail campaign, profile & distribution at our events or something tailored just to your needs, you’ll be sure to see real results by working with us.

Here are some of the exciting opportunities availble to you:

  • Website banner advertising
  • Seat flyering at our events
  • Advertising on our monthly e-shot
  • Print at home ticket advertising
  • Internal banner advertising
  • Plasma screen advertising (internal and external)
  • Washroom advertising 
  • Event, venue or festival sponsorship

For more information about a unique live entertainment advertising package please contact Louise Wilks on 01332 255808 or email 

How can you get involved?

Derby Comedy Festival 2017 is rammed with the best national, local and emerging comedy talent. With over 50 events spread across 6 venues throughout the city preparations are already underway to make 2018’s festival the biggest and best yet.

If you are a comedian looking for opportunities to get involved in next year’s festival, a venue or promotor interested in staging events or business interested in discussing sponsorship opportunities we would love to hear from you.

We also have a number of volunteer and work placement opportunities available.

Please contact for more information.

Derby Comedy Festival returns Friday 4th May to Sunday 13th May 2018.