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Thanks for everything! We have been enjoying an amazing 101 Fringe entries offering online and other entertainment designed to combat that locked down feeling! Events are listed on the website complete with gallery and video links in many cases, some remaining beyond the Fringe.  Read the End of the Fringe Chair's Review including Picks of the Fringe and news of the John Beecher Award (the only award being made this year). A press release has been issued on this. We should open for entries to next year's Fringe on December 1st.

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Donate: Click here to make a one-off donation to the Fringe. Thank you!

Audience Survey: Please will you help us by filling in our short Audience Survey?

Crisis in the entertainment industry: Read the Fringe Chair's blog on how we should all be supporting performers and theatres.

Videos and Audios: Hear how Buxton Fringe is defying the odds this year.

Star quality: Read about Three's Company's guest appearances from the likes of Caroline Quentin. Rufus Hound, Youssef Kerkour (Channel 4's Home) and Les Dennis. Meanwhile Orville the Duck is also appearing at this year's Fringe. Find out more about our comedy treats!

How did we get here? Our Fringe chair Stephen Walker looks back on an extraordinary Fringe year. 

Press: A suite of category by category press releases is available

Coronavirus:  Read our full statement on this. We are extremely sorry that the Buxton International Festival had to cancel for 2020 but look forward to its return in 2021. Read their latest news.

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 including a volunteer's description of her first year!

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 picture galleries  and video gallery  Further pictures will be added over the summer months.

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 some 190 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: We look forward to when the Opera House can entertain us again. Keep in touch and support them.

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.