A village of culture and heritage at the heart of the Semple Heritage Trail
March 13th - 25th
The Friendly Festival
A Buddy Good Laugh!
Paisley’s favourite comedy club returns with a top line-up of hilarious comedians, brought to you by our friends at Dead Sheep Comedy! Lochwinnoch welcomes these acts along with some of the best new talent in Scotland!
Online booking available HERE now available via Renfrewshire Council.
MC: Graham Mackie
One of the most in demand Acts in Scotland, an Ex Scottish Comedian of the year Runner Up and resident MC of the Ivy Comedy Club in Glasgow.
Headline: Raymond Mearns
One of the most in demand acts on the UK circuit. Star of stage and screen, including Limmy’s Show, Rab C and a certain Ken Loach film. Consistently one of the funniest acts in Scotland and amongst the most hardworking acts of all time. An act not to be missed.
“Exceptionally Funny and Cathartic” - The Scotsman
Book early to avoid disappointment!
Support: Des Clarke
Des Clarke is one of the UK’s most exciting performers. He has made a name for himself as both a highly successful comedian and one of television and radio’s star presenters.
Des is a much loved voice on the airwaves and can be heard waking up central Scotland every morning as host of the Capital Breakfast Show. He also fronts hit comedy series Breaking The News on BBC Radio Scotland.
The last few years have been massive for Des. He hosted the live Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony to a global TV audience of 1 billion viewers. After which he performed live to thousands again, providing entertainment and commentary at both the Six Nations Rugby and Scotland international football matches.
He has also become one of Scotland’s best loved panto stars. Starring at the King’s Theatre in Glasgow annually since 2012.
Stand-up comedy remains Des’s first love and he performs his own solo shows annually at the Edinburgh Fringe and Glasgow Comedy Festival. He has toured the world with his unique brand of observational humour, appearing on stage in New York, Dubai, Australia and Los Angeles. Des has also received critical acclaim for his comedy, winning Chortle Best Newcomer and the ITV Golden Mic Award.
“So funny it’s almost painful to watch him perform” - The Metro.