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100 entries and counting! Our 2020 dates are July 1-19 and we are now open for entries until June 1!  Performers can withdraw at any point until then and will receive a full refund on request but we are still hoping some kind of Fringe can go ahead. 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 and they have been enhanced with gallery and video links in many cases. 

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Coronavirus: We are still planning for this year’s Fringe in July, and intend for it to go ahead. However, like everyone else, we are concerned about Coronavirus/Covid-19 and we are thinking of all those affected by it. We will follow official advice on how to proceed. Performers should not risk their health or that of the wider community by unsafe practices either during the Fringe or before it. Read our full statement on this. We are extremely sorry that the Buxton International Festival has had to cancel for 2020 but look forward to its return in 2021. Read their latest news.

Press: See our latest press release on how we are responding to the Coronavirus crisis.

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.

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 http://www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk/whats-on/category/drama 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.