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UK’s top comedy acts set to take the stage at Macdonald Aviemore Resort

By Rachel Smart

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An evening full of laughter and world-class comedy is set to take place at Macdonald Aviemore Resort this summer.

The Highland Comedy Club will be hosting its inaugural event on Saturday, June 22, featuring a line-up of the UKs most celebrated comedy acts, including headliner Connor Burns who sold-out his shows at the 2023 Edinburgh Fringe.

Connor Burns is the headline act.
Connor Burns is the headline act.

This premier event is set to captivate and entertain audiences and will be hosted by internationally acclaimed Ray Bradshaw.

Ray Bradshaw, host.
Ray Bradshaw, host.

For locals of Aviemore, the Resort is pulling out all the stops, with a special ticket offer for the show (£18) or a dinner and show combination (£40). Enjoy being serenaded by local artist Dylan Tierney before heading through for the premier event. A corporate dinner & VIP show package is also on offer at £70 per person.

On top of this, the Resort is also offering exclusive getaway packages for the event to complement the comedy experience. Starting from £250, for one or two nights, these packages include top-tier comedy show tickets, dining at Aspects Restaurant and Giovanni’s Italian, breakfast, and 4-star accommodations for two guests.

Stuart Michelle.
Stuart Michelle.

Guests will also enjoy unlimited access to the Resort's leisure facilities, with the two-night package offering additional perks such as cinema passes and exclusive entry to the tartan army fan zone for the Scotland vs Hungary Euro 2024 match.

The Macdonald Aviemore Resort offers an array of experiences for everyone, from show-only or show and dinner combo options to complete getaway packages, set against the scenic beauty of Aviemore at the heart of Cairngorm National Park.

Highland Comedy Show Stellar line up:

Your Host for the Evening: Ray Bradshaw

Ray spent 2021/22 touring the UK as John Bishop’s handpicked support act and was the first comedian to ever win a Scottish Culture Award, alongside being a regular host of Scotland’s most popular radio show, Breaking The News. Having just finished his own UK wide tour, Ray’s brand of charming, clever comedy is not to be missed!

Headliner: Connor Burns

Fresh off a sell-out run at the 2023 Edinburgh Fringe, where he added an unprecedented 12 extra shows due to popular demand, Connor has quickly become one of Scotland’s most exciting comedy talents. With millions of views online and performances across the globe, he’s a force to be reckoned with on the comedy scene.

“He is fearless, and it is wonderful”
★★★★★ The Scotsman

Act 1: Stuart Mitchell

Stuart is now regarded as one of the UK’s top comics with over 50 million views online. Longest running panelist of BBC’s Acclaimed “Breaking the news” Mitchell has also just released a debut comedy special for BBC radio 4!

Gary Little.
Gary Little.

Act 2: Gary Little

Recognised as a master storyteller, Gary is a regular headliner at many of the top comedy clubs across the UK. He has a rare gift for turning mundane, every-day experiences into pure comedy gold, leaving his audiences crying with laughter.

“Some of the best stand up I’ve ever seen” - Kevin Bridges

For tickets and exclusive deals for the event visit Macdonald Aviemore Resort.

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