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OPEN FOR ENTRIES!  2024 Fringe will be from 3-21 July and we are now open for entries! See how to Take Part. We hope to build on the success of the 2023 which was bulging with talent from some 190 entries! 

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Audience and entrants' surveys: Read about our findings plus facts and figures about the successful 2023 Buxton Fringe, our increased ticket sales and how we contributed nearly £300k to the local economy.

AGM: Our Annual General Meeting took place at the Green Man Gallery, Buxton on the evening of Wednesday 22nd November, Read about the event and a tribute to former chair John Wilson who has now left the committee.

Art competition! We are holding an open competition to produce the artwork for next year's Fringe programme cover. Details here. Final deadline January 8th 2024!

Galleries: Relive 2023's Fringe through our updated photo and video galleries.

Fringe 2024: We open for entries on December 1st 2023. Entry fees are being kept the same as for 2023's Fringe.

Flying the Flags: Read about our preparations for the Fringe & BIF carnival float. Huge thanks to High Peak Community Arts and  Buxton Project eARTh for our new banner and of course Lomas Distribution for the lorry! Thanks too to G&R Leigh for the straw bales and to everyone who helped make the float such a success. We were awarded a Highly Commended certificate!

Trains and buses: Read Carole's blog on the joys of environmentally friendly travel. We had a great time at Manchester Piccadilly Station on Wednesday 28th June where we had a stand alongside High Peak and Hope Valley Community Rail Partnership.

Fringe Beer: Thanks to Buxton Brewery for producing a delicious Fringe Beer for us with 20p from every pint being donated to the Fringe! It is a 4% Pale Ale with delicious Harlequin hops and a lovely easy-drinking character available from: Buxton Brewery Tap House and Cellar Bar, Buxton Brewery Pavilion Gardens, Buxton Brewery Garden Tap; Beer District; The Vault; Bar Brasserie; Old Hall Hotel; The Crescent; The Pump Room, Morrisons in Buxton and Chapel en le Frith, and The Royal Oak Hurdlow during the Fringe.




Friends: You can now become a Fringe Friend via a simple online form. You can also take advantage of some fab discounts from local businesses! See details.

Committee Meetings: Please contact us if you would like to join us at a committee meeting with a view to getting involved. Our meeting dates are listed on About Us. Venues may be subject to change.

Fringe YouTube channel: See our archive interviews on this new channel. Please subscribe - it is easy and free. If we get 100 subscriptions we can re-christen it something Fringey!

Podcast: Check out all the behind-the-scenes interviews with performers, volunteers and venues on It's a Fringe - The Buxton Fringe Podcast! 

VOLUNTEER: Please contact us if you would like to get involved behind the scenes. See Support Us for all the ways you can help.

DONATE: Click here to make a one-off donation to the Fringe. Thank you!

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. Click here for further information and download links.

Blogs! Keep up to speed with all things Fringe.

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 around 195 Friends helping to support the Fringe. Will you help us reach 200? Thank you to all our supporters,

Buxton Opera House: The Opera House supports us with Fringe ticketing and has events on through the year. 

Buxton International Festival: We also have a long-established link with the festival. See their news.

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.