To The Start Of Fringe 2018!



Welcome to Shaftesbury Fringe 2018!

As one of the fastest growing performance arts festivals in the South West, Friday 29th June to Sunday 1st July 2018 looks set to be another fabulous weekend of fun and frolics in our beautiful hilltop town.
Whether you are a performer or a visitor we hope you’ll find everything you need here on our website.
Registration for Shaftesbury Fringe 2018 is now open! Click here to start.


A Day Of Free, Family Fun At Shaftesbury Fringe 2018

Shaftesbury Fringe will offer free entertainment for the entire family this year. Organisers of the West Country's fastest growing performance art ...
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Miranda Pender Talks About Her 2018 Shaftesbury Fringe Show

Dorset-based singer-songwriter Miranda Pender talks about her forthcoming show of observation-filled folk music at Shaftesbury Fringe 2018. If you've ever ...
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Stu Turner Offers Tips On Preparing For Your Fringe Show

Are you a comedy, cabaret or variety performer? Magician Stuart Turner explains what the Shaftesbury Fringe team is doing to ...
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Locals Asked To ‘Phone A Friend’!

Do you have a friend or relative who can sing, perform stand-up or poetry? Performers’ registration has now opened for ...
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Shaftesbury’s Fringe Benefits Business

Shaftesbury's Fringe Festival is good for the local economy. That's according to business owners who hosted performances during this summer's ...
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Tourism Bosses Say ‘Book Now’ For Shaftesbury Fringe 2018

Shaftesbury’s tourism leaders are advising people who want to visit the town for Fringe 2018 to book their accommodation early ...
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Calling Street Performers And Buskers To Shaftesbury Fringe 2018!

Calling all street performers and buskers to Shaftesbury Fringe 2018. There’s no need to pay a registration fee, simply email ...
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Wild Camping At The Shaftesbury Fringe!

If you haven't already booked your accommodation, here’s an idea for you... why not enjoy a proper festival experience by ...
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Key Fringe Dates

1st Dec 2017 - Open Call for Performers
1st Feb 2018 - Performers Early Bird Deadline
30th April 2018 - Performers Final Deadline
14th May 2018 - Programme copy and images Deadline
29th Jun 2018 - Fringe ahoy!

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