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Early bird deadline looming!  Our 2020 dates are July 1-19 and we are now open for entries! See our comprehensive Venues list for details on venue locations, facilities and accessibility. Events are now being listed on the website as they come in. Enter by the end of Feb to take advantage of our discounted entry fee. The whole programme will come together by the beginning of May with bookings being taken by the beginning of June and sometimes earlier. The printed programme comes out at the start of June.

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Art Competition Winner announced! We are happy to announce that Manchester School of Art graphics student Hannah Webb has won the 2020 Fringe programme cover composition! The Runner Up was Pam Smart while Polly Luc Bartels was Highly Commended. Thanks to everyone who took part. We have now issued a press release and put up a gallery page with the various entries.

Ticket sales up by 43%! Read more about the success of Fringe40 and our nearly £350,000 contribution to the local economy! Thanks to everyone who helped us with our entrants' and audience surveys. We are actively working on some of your suggestions!

AGM: Stephen Walker was appointed as Fringe chair succeeding Keith Savage at the AGM on Thursday November 21st.

Limited edition Fringe40 bags! Bright orange and super groovy - available from The Green Man Gallery, Buxton £3 (or £2.50 for Fringe Friends on presentation of your FF card).

Fringe App: The Android version of the App is live on the Google Play Store!  The Fringe App is also available for iPhones and iPads from Apple's App Store.

Blogs! Keep up to speed with all things Fringe!

Become a Fringe Friend! Always a good time to become a Fringe Friend with 10% off ticket prices and other great discounts in the town!

Galleries: Enjoy our updated picture galleries  and video gallery

Press releases: Our latest press releases in one place.

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


Fringe Friends - We now have 178 Friends helping to support the Fringe. It only costs £10 to join us - will you help us reach 200? Thank you to all our supporters,

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.