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Biggest ever Fringe! Following our final programme deadline and some last-minute adjustments, we now have 186 entries making this the biggest ever Fringe!  See What's On!

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World Fringe Day: On July 11 Buxton Fringe will join World Fringe Day celebrations!

NEW! Art competition! Find out how your artwork could be chosen for the programme cover for 2018! £100 prize!

Big and beautiful: Keith's blog looks forward to a mega-Fringe!

Nature knows best: Help us become greener. See the Fringe's new environment and ethics page.

New committee meeting location: Following many happy years at The Old Hall Hotel, our committee meetings are now moving to The Old Sun Inn. This is because of the Crescent redevelopment. Thanks to all at The Old Hall for making us so welcome over such a long period.

Cover design: Read about our model new programme cover with artwork from Tom Mason. Our blog goes behind the scenes.

Underground Venues:  With the basement rooms of The Old Hall under redevelopment, Underground Venues are running The Old Clubhouse (next to The Opera House) and the Arts Centre Studio for 2017.  Find out more from their website.

Flyer: Our new flyer - which also works as a mini-poster - has now been printed and features a sneak preview of this year's programme cover.

Join us: 2017 committee dates are up on the website. We'd love to see new members!

Press releases: All our latest press releases in one place including our round up of statistics on the success of Fringe 2016.

Discover Buxton podcast: Hear Keith Savage and John Wilson reminisce about the Fringe as they open up archive boxes belonging to the late Peter Low.

Community Links: Please send us any feedback for workshops and performances that happened in the community for 2016. Hear how Peter Buxton of Sideways Band made full use of our Community Links scheme in 2015 working with residents at Haddon Hall Care Home.


Fringe Friends - We now have 162 Friends helping to support the Fringe. It only costs £10 to join us - will you help us reach 200

Want to be kept in touch with our news? We now send out regular Fringe updates (including all the latest news from our entries co-ordinator) to all registered users so simply go to our Online area and follow the simple instructions. If you already have an account (because you entered the Fringe last year) then just check that our contact details are correct by logging in and clicking on the My Profile link.Shear genius: Fringe sheep

Buxton Opera House: Check out the Opera House's on-going drama programme including some familiar faces from the Fringe. See for details.

Committee dates: See About Us for details of all committee meetings. We always welcome new volunteers and committee members. See Support Us for more info.