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Read all our latest news!

Biggest ever Fringe! Our 186 entries are looking great in the new-look printed programme now widely available in Buxton and beyond. You can also stay on our website to see What's On!

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Late changes: Keith highlights some late changes including a new entry. You can find more updates as the occur here.

Calling wouldbe reviewers: With such a big Fringe, we are actively seeking new reviewers. Please get in touch via our Contact page if you are 100% reliable, a good writer and think you can help.

What are our performers up to? Keith's blog is the place for updates in the lead up to July.

Buxton Gardens Trail: Over 100 people visited the beautiful garden at 150 Lightwood Road last weekend and picked up a Fringe programme from our marigold-adorned gazebo there!

Press releases: Our latest press releases in one place - including useful overviews and brand new suite of releases by category!

Fringe programme party: We had great fun at the Green Man Gallery, Buxton on Saturday June 3. Thanks to all our performers and to the gallery and helpers. 

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!

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.

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