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Biggest ever Fringe! This year's Fringe40 celebrating our 40th Fringe will be a bumper festival lasting a full three weeks from 3-24 July!  The final deadline has passed and we now have over 200 entries, making this the biggest ever Fringe! See what's on! 

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

Nostalgia! Revisit our 2004, 2015 and 2016 gallery pages! We've been adding new pictures. See more at our FRINGE40 exhibition to be held at the Green Man Gallery from June 8th.

Save the date: Everyone is welcome at our Fringe programme party on June 8th at The Green Man Gallery from 7 to 9.30pm! See Fringe40 performers with extracts from their shows plus some old friends from the Fringe's past! Our new exhibition (see above) will also be launched.

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: Development is now complete and the Android version of the App us now live on the Google Play Store!

Fringe40 cover competition: We are delighted to announce that Catherine Webb from Buxton has won our competition. Pam Smart and Ali Quas-Cohen were joint runners up. Read all about it. See the entries! Read about our new competition for the design of the 2020 cover!

Big thumbs up for 2018 Fringe! Read more about the results of our audience and entrants' surveys and the hundreds of thousands of pounds we contribute to the local economy!

Community Links: Some great initiatives happened in 2018 with performers getting out and about in the community.

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.