Food and Drink
The comedy comes complete with a bountiful range of bars and street-food stalls. Arrive early to enjoy an array of drinks and bites to suit every meaty, veggie and vegan palate. Plus chips!
Our bars and street-food stalls can only accept cash.
Oh, and chips!
Please note that our bars and food stalls only accept cash.
Tues 26 July 6pm to 11pm
Weds 27 June 6pm to 11pm
Thurs 28 June 6pm to 11pm
Fri 29 July 6pm to 11pm
Sat 30 July 1pm to 11pm
There is no entry into the festival after 10pm and our bars close at 10:30pm.
Festival Site & Lost Property
You need a ticket to come into the festival at the National Maritime Museum. Tickets can be purchased in advance online or at the on site Box Office on the evening of the show if there is availability.
We accept cash and card payments at the festival bars, our food traders accept cash only.
Please respect our traders and do not try and bring food or drink into the festival.
Age Policy & Challenge 25
From 6pm onwards you must be 16 or over to come into the festival. Under 18‘s must be accompanied by an adult – apologies to all you younger comedy fans out there.
All our bars operate the Challenge 25 scheme. If you’re lucky enough to look under 25, please bring ID!
LOST PROPERTY If you have lost an item at Greenwich Comedy Festival please fill out the Lost Property Form. Please make sure to add your contact information and a good description of the item. Please note you will only be contacted if your item has been found.
Seating in the Venues
The Big Top is a seated venues. We have two types of tickets in the Big Top - Front Stalls and Rear Stalls. The Front Stalls are allocated and positioned closest to the stage and therefore the action. All Big Top Rear Stall tickets and Apple Top tickets are sold as unreserved which means you can choose where you sit when you arrive.
The festival site is totally accessible. Disabled and wheelchair tickets are available in each venue and sold through our online ticketing partner (tickets are sold with a free carer ticket).
Please contact us ahead of the festival if you have any special requirements and we’ll do our best to accommodate you. While the festival is in full swing our Front of House Team will be on hand to assist you in anyway they can.
Find more information on Blue Badge parking here
Please do not bring any animals into the festival, only guide dogs are permitted.
You can call SEE Tickets to make a disabled ticket booking on 0871 220 0260 or 0115 896 0030, these bookings can also be made online.
Work With Us - Front of House Team
Join our Front of House Team and get in on all the comedy action. You’ll be the first point of contact with our audience so good communication skills and a friendly attitude are a must.
Working with our Front of House Manager you’ll be responsible for getting everyone to the right place at the right time, making sure the shows run on time and keeping the venues running smoothly. You should be confident, good with people, alert and interested in the festival you’re representing. This role is very active and a lot of fun, you should enjoy dealing with lots of people and manage all this with a level head.
This is a volunteer role. You will be given food vouchers to use at our street-food stalls and as many (non-alcoholic) drinks as you need. You will be expected to work at least one shift (approx. four hours with breaks) throughout the festival, with full availability from 26th July to 31st July regarded very highly. You must be over 16 to apply.
If you’re interested, please fill out the Volunteer Expression of Interest form and you will be contacted shortly.
Work With Us - Bar Crew
We’re looking for friendly, confident and hard-working people to come and work on our bars during the festival.
Prior bar experience is preferred, however training will be provided. We’re looking for passionate, dedicated and enthusiastic individuals who are committed to learning and working in a team. It is a fast paced environment and you will be expected to work efficiently and diligently.
You’ll enjoy all the perks that go with being part of the GCF team and in return you’ll be punctual, reliable and ready to jump into action at any given moment.
This is a paid role. You will be expected to work at least four shifts throughout the festival period (26th July to 31st July) You must be over 18. If you’re interested, please fill out the Bar Crew Expression of Interest form to apply.