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General Questions

Q1: What is the Newcastle Comedy Festival?

The Newcastle Comedy Festival is an annual event that brings together a diverse range of comedians for a series of live performances and shows in Newcastle. The gala event will be hosted at the Civic Theatre.

Q2: When is the Newcastle Comedy Festival taking place?

This year the festival will take place between June 28 to July 21.

Q3: Where does the festival take place?

This year there are a couple of new venues joining the festival in Newcastle, NSW, Australia.

Q4: How can I purchase tickets for the gala at Civic Theatre?

Tickets for the gala at Civic Theatre can be purchased using the gala page link here. Information on ticket prices and availability are provided on our website.

Q5: Can I get a refund for my ticket if I am unable to attend?

Generally no, we don’t refund tickets unless the event is cancelled but ticket refund policies may vary. We suggest you try re-sell your ticket. Please refer to the terms and conditions on our website or contact our ticketing partner for detailed information on refunds and exchanges.

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Q6: Who are the performers at the Newcastle Comedy Festival Gala?

The gala will feature a stellar lineup of comedians, you can view 2024’s comedians here. Visit our website or sign up for the mailing list for more announcements and details on newly added shows.

Q7: Is the gala family-friendly?

Technically yes, but… it is important to note that the comedians at the gala will likely use explicit language and discuss explicit topics. 

Q8: Are there food and drinks available at the Civic Theatre during the gala?

Civic Theatre typically offers food and beverage options. There are also a range of fantastic restaurants within earshot of the venue. Check out Darby Street and Honeysuckle before the show. 


Q9: Are the venues wheelchair accessible?

Not all our venues are wheelchair accessible but you can check the listing on our venues page.

Q10: Is there accommodation options for people with special needs in the area?

Yes, there are a number of great accessible hotels close by including Crystalbrook Kingsley, The QT, Rydges, The Novotel and the Ibis Newcastle .

For any additional questions or information, feel free to reach out to our festival organizers through the contact details provided on our official website. We look forward to welcoming you to the gala at Civic Theatre for a night of laughter and entertainment!