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Bumper Fringe in store! The deadline for our printed programme has now passed and we have nearly 180 events lined up for the summer! Entrants: please, please upload your pictures in the next day or so if you haven't already done so or contact us if you are having problems!


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The Fringe is recruiting! Read about our exciting job opportunity during the Fringe.

The blog is back! Check out Keith's latest blogs with news of changes afoot at Buxton International Festival plus details of the restored URC grand piano, opportunities at the Rotunda and more!

Programme Party! Join us to celebrate the new printed programme at The Green Man Gallery, Buxton on Saturday June 2nd, 7-9pm - all welcome. Refreshments, extracts from shows - what's not to like!

Who's coming to this year's Fringe? Check out our Events

Art competition! The winner of our competition to create artwork for the 2018 printed programme was New Mills artist Joanna Allen with her design Orange Festival Folk. A new badge has been created using part of her design. Joint runners up were Amy Whelan and Pam Smart. Thanks to all who took part. We were delighted with the entries. Have a look at a selection here. Read about Joanna's inspiration.

Ticket sales up by 36%! With 189 entries, 2017's Fringe was our biggest ever and the audience increased too. Read all about it!

Committee Meetings: Dates and details here.  Note revised committee date in May: Mon May 14.

Galleries: See our updated picture galleries  and video gallery.

Community Links: Read about our successful workshop at the Pavilion Care Centre and see our great pics of the day!

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 162 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,

Want to be kept in touch with our news? We now send out regular Fringe updates (including all the latest news from our entries co-ordinator) to all registered users so simply go to our Online area and follow the simple instructions. If you already have an account (because you entered the Fringe last year) then just check that our contact details are correct by logging in and clicking on the My Profile link.Shear genius: Fringe sheep

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.