Welcome to the new look Leicester Comedy Festival Business Partners Club! 

Leicester Comedy Festival, The UK Kids’ Comedy Festival and a year round programme of arts & cultural projects and events, are all organised by Leicester based charity Big Difference Company (registered charity 1135167).

On this site you’ll find out how you and your organisation can benefit from being associated with one of the “best known brands in the public arts” (The Times). 

You can view a PDF presentation all about the annual membership club here

There are 4 levels of annual membership available for this year, which will run from 1st July 2024 to 30th June 2025.

The membership packages available are: Platinum (£1200 + VAT), Gold (£900 + VAT), Silver (£600 + VAT) and Charity (£400 + VAT) 

(The Charity level membership is for registered charities, social enterprises, CiCs and other not for profit organisations.)        

With each level bringing a range of branding, marketing, event, networking and hospitality benefits and opportunities for your organisation.

These can be viewed on the Membership Packages page.


The annual festivals aim to:

  • Celebrate British comedy and support new & emerging talent; and provide a national platform for developing comedians
  • Engage with community groups, businesses and organisations to encourage them to use the festival as a platform
  • Raise the profile of Leicester & Leicestershire as a cultural destination
  • Support venues and develop the early evening/night time economy

Our aims as a charity are:

  • To promote, maintain, improve and advance education by encouragement of the arts
  • To promote positive health and well-being through the arts
  • The advancement of the arts and culture for charitable purposes including through comedy and comedy performance

If you would like any further information, please contact our Senior Partnerships & Events Associate: katherine@bigdifferencecompany.co.uk



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