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Fringe40 - farewell! Thanks to everyone who helped celebrate Fringe40, our biggest and longest yet with more than 220 entries and over 760 individual performances. Read all our reviews. Enjoy our updated video/audio and picture galleries.

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Competition! We are looking for a cover design for our 2020 programme! Closing date November 1st 2019. See details.

Next Fringe meeting: Why not join us at the next committee meeting on Thurs Sept 12th, 7.30pm, at The Cheshire Cheese?

Fringe Awards: Read our press release with highlights or see the full list. Congratulations to all!

Carnival: We won first prize in our category with our spectacular joint Fringe/BIF Carnival of the Animals float

Fairfield Band:  Following our successful work with Burbage Brass Band, Fairfield Band performed a further piece of music commissioned by Buxton Festival Fringe to mark its 40th year. The work by Charles Kitchen was performed by the brass band during the occasion of the crowning of the Wells Dressing Festival Queen on Sunday July 7 at St John’s Church.

Accessible Buxton: The refurbished Pump Room hosted the launch of Accessible Buxton. The Fringe has also been involved in organising a dementia training session and organsed a Fringe workshop at Haddon Hall Care Home.

Burbage Brass Band celebrates Fringe40: Check out this fabulous Fringe40 commission!

Nostalgia! Hear Keith Savage share his memories on our Video pages!

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

Barbara Langham interview: Hear Barbara talk about her days as a Fringe chair in the 1980s as we celebrate 40 years of Buxton Fringe.

Fringe App: The Android version of the App is now 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 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.