Flavour of the Fringe 2020

The global pandemic of Covid-19 meant much of Buxton Fringe was online but there were still some Fringey sights to be enjoyed around the town.

Marketing officer Stephanie Billen joins Viv Marriott (behind) and sculptor Andrea Lewis plus Floella the bird to launch Fringe 2020 (credit: Rob Harrison)

Marketing officer Stephanie Billen joins Viv Marriott (behind) and sculptor Andrea Lewis plus Floella the bird to launch Fringe 2020 (credit: Rob Harrison)

Floella meets a fan at Fringe 2020

Floella meets a fan at Fringe 2020

Floella from the Scupture Trail at Fringe 2020 (credit: Stephanie Billen)

Floella from the Scupture Trail at Fringe 2020 (credit: Stephanie Billen)

Artist Pam Smart exhibits at the Green Pavilion Cafe for Fringe 2020

Artist Pam Smart exhibits at the Green Pavilion Cafe for Fringe 2020

Artist Pam Smart exhibits at the Green Pavilion Cafe for Fringe 2020

Artist Pam Smart exhibits at the Green Pavilion Cafe for Fringe 2020

ACE artists stand outside their Break Your Stride exhibition at Hargreaves during Fringe 2020

ACE artists stand outside their Break Your Stride exhibition at Hargreaves during Fringe 2020

Fringe chair Stephen Walker outside what would normally be the Fringe Information Desk in 2020 (credit: Maria Carnegie)

Fringe chair Stephen Walker outside what would normally be the Fringe Information Desk in 2020 (credit: Maria Carnegie)

The Fringe makes headlines in 2020

The Fringe makes headlines in 2020

Blooming marvellous for Fringe 2020 (credit: Viv Marriott)

Blooming marvellous for Fringe 2020 (credit: Viv Marriott)

Fringey roses (credit: Maria Carnegie)

Fringey roses (credit: Maria Carnegie)

Fringe flowers ablaze (credit: Viv Marriott)

Fringe flowers ablaze (credit: Viv Marriott)

The Shakespeare Jukebox go wild in 2020. The Jukebox raised over £500 for The Samaritans during the Fringe! (credit: Maria Carnegie)

The Shakespeare Jukebox go wild in 2020. The Jukebox raised over £500 for The Samaritans during the Fringe! (credit: Maria Carnegie)

Phone@5 brings entertainment down the line in 2020

Phone@5 brings entertainment down the line in 2020

A Buxton mother and daughter enjoy a special Phone@5 micro performance during Fringe 2020

A Buxton mother and daughter enjoy a special Phone@5 micro performance during Fringe 2020

Frome left to right, a Covid tale plus the image used to promote a revival of the traditional Fringe Readings for 2020

Frome left to right, a Covid tale plus the image used to promote a revival of the traditional Fringe Readings for 2020

A bookcase goes to the Fringe (credit: Maria Carnegie)

A bookcase goes to the Fringe (credit: Maria Carnegie)

Fringey Gaye tries out a host of different bunting for 2020

Fringey Gaye tries out a host of different bunting for 2020

Poperasops make use of Fringe bunting for their 2020 online performances.

Poperasops make use of Fringe bunting for their 2020 online performances.

Gaye sports the latest in lockdown Fringe chic

Gaye sports the latest in lockdown Fringe chic

The Fringe joins in the Covid snake of decorated rocks on the Broad Walk at the Pavilion Gardens in 2020. (credit: Gaye Chorlton)

The Fringe joins in the Covid snake of decorated rocks on the Broad Walk at the Pavilion Gardens in 2020. (credit: Gaye Chorlton)

Scuffed but still there...

Scuffed but still there...

The Fringe rock with pals.

The Fringe rock with pals.

A Fringe Friends rock joins in.

A Fringe Friends rock joins in.

Fringe venue Jo Royles looks fab in 2020

Fringe venue Jo Royles looks fab in 2020

Brand new Fringe venue sticker displayed at Jo Royles.

Brand new Fringe venue sticker displayed at Jo Royles.

Pinky Deville as part of Drink & Draw with Andrea Joseph at Buxton Fringe.

Pinky Deville as part of Drink & Draw with Andrea Joseph at Buxton Fringe.

Fringe marigolds in full bloom.

Fringe marigolds in full bloom.

Lewis Hancock entertains us via Zoom in 2020

Lewis Hancock entertains us via Zoom in 2020

Fringe does its best to brighten a Covid void...

Fringe does its best to brighten a Covid void...

The webmaster and marketing officer say "Anyone for Fringe tennis?"

The webmaster and marketing officer say "Anyone for Fringe tennis?"

The cactus from Chapel Arts' The Girl Who Loved the People and the Places story blooms in real life!

The cactus from Chapel Arts' The Girl Who Loved the People and the Places story blooms in real life!

Fringe T-shirt gymnastics

Fringe T-shirt gymnastics

Make your own museum display case during Fringe 2020

Make your own museum display case during Fringe 2020

Comedian Nathan Cassidy prepares for his pioneering live show during Fringe 2020 (credit: Gemma Ball)

Comedian Nathan Cassidy prepares for his pioneering live show during Fringe 2020 (credit: Gemma Ball)

Comedian Nathan Cassidy with Fringe Flyer in the Pavilion Gardens  (credit: Gemma Ball)

Comedian Nathan Cassidy with Fringe Flyer in the Pavilion Gardens (credit: Gemma Ball)

Nathan Cassidy's promenade performance finds glamorous hidden corners of Buxton...

Nathan Cassidy's promenade performance finds glamorous hidden corners of Buxton...

The Serpentine Community Garden opens by invitation during Fringe 2020  (credit: Dan Osborne)

The Serpentine Community Garden opens by invitation during Fringe 2020 (credit: Dan Osborne)

A splash of orange at The Serpentine Community Garden.

A splash of orange at The Serpentine Community Garden.

Banners from Two Left Hands' Alternative Well Dressing pictured with Friends of Buxton Station during Fringe 2020 (credit: Two Left Hands)

Banners from Two Left Hands' Alternative Well Dressing pictured with Friends of Buxton Station during Fringe 2020 (credit: Two Left Hands)

An Alternative Well Dressing banner goes walkies up to Solomon's Temple during Fringe 2020 (credit: Two Left Hands)

An Alternative Well Dressing banner goes walkies up to Solomon's Temple during Fringe 2020 (credit: Two Left Hands)

Fraser Unwin wins the Trail of Smiles, part of Buxton Fringe 2020. See http://www.lindseypiper.co.uk/

Fraser Unwin wins the Trail of Smiles, part of Buxton Fringe 2020. See http://www.lindseypiper.co.uk/