Fringe: 3-21 July 2024


Calendar - please note events may be subject to change or cancellation

 Dec 1 2023   Open for Online Entry
 February 29   Deadline for £55 earlybird entry fee
 March 30   Fringe Springboard event at the Green Man Gallery in the evening
 March 31   Deadline for £77 second tier entry fee 
April 14   Text and pictures deadline for printed programme (fee: £88). Deadline for entrants using Opera House ticketing facility (an additional £10).
May   Check deadlines for advertising in local media such as the Buxton Advertiser and Pure Peak.
May/ earlyJune   Send press releases and good quality photos to local media.
Late May/Early June   Printed Programme published. 
June 1   Fringe Programme Party at the Green Man Gallery in the evening
End June   Send posters and flyers in advance to Fringe chair or bring to Fringe Information Desk at the start of the Fringe (we set up from Monday July 1). Note, if you are with Underground, different arrangements may apply - please check. 
July 2   Fringe Launch Party at Underground in the evening TBC
July  3   Fringe begins.
July 7    Fringe Sunday 2-4.30pm in the Pavilion Gardens around the bandstand. Join us there!
July 13   Well Dressing Carnival Procession 2pm. Join us at our float!
July 21   Final Sunday of the Fringe. Fringe Awards Ceremony in the afternoon. Serpentine Community Garden TBC

If you choose to perform with Underground, which is a managed venue, you will need to work to their earlier deadlines as detailed on their website and consult with them on posters.

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