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Fringe40 underway! This year's Fringe40 celebrating our 40th Fringe is a bumper festival lasting a full three weeks from 3-24 July!  We now have more than 220 entries with over 760 individual performances, making this the biggest ever Fringe! We carry full listings and  reviewsSee what's on! 

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Fringe Awards: Use the Comments against our listings or fill in the Comments' book at the Fringe desk to make your nomination suggestions. Join us at the ceremony itself downstairs at The Green Man Gallery this Sunday from 1.30pm!

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

Fringe @ 5: See extracts from shows for free! See Fringe for Free

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! Revisit our 2004, 2015 and 2016 gallery pages! We've been adding new pictures. See more at our FRINGE40 exhibition now at the Green Man Gallery. 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.

Fringe40 cover competition: Catherine Webb from Buxton 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!


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.