Shaftesbury Fringe 2016

Supported by

Shaftesbury Arts Centre, Morton New estate agents, Shaftesbury & District Chamber of Commerce, Shaftesbury & District Tourism Association, Shaftesbury Task Force and Shaftesbury Town Council.

Anne-Louise Richards
The Shows

Check out the Shows page! All of the Shows in date order so you can plan your trip 🙂

Shaftesbury Fringe is a not-for-profit, open access, arts and performance festival.
Like the Edinburgh Fringe but … in Shaftesbury!


09/05/2016 – Everyone who has registered, please look at your listing on the Shows page. This is your last chance to make sure that everything is up-to-date and accurate, and that you are happy with your picture!

01/05/2015 – Registrations are now closed, thank you to everyone who has managed to organise a show! They will all be on the Shows page as soon as possible.

03/04/2016 – The first Show Programme is up today (here)! It is a work in progress as we get everyone registered. So if you havn’t registered yet, what are you waiting for? You only have until the end of the month!

25/02/2016 – Not only are the shows pouring in, so are new venues! We’re up to 56 now, so performers make sure you’ve got the most up-to-date version of the venue list available here (with pictures – 9Mb) or here (without pictures – 71kb)

21/02/2016 – Our Variety Show was a great success, thanks to everyone who attended, and all of the performers and backstage crew!

25/01/16 – We are happy to announce the Shaftesbury Fringe Preview Variety Show. For more information click here

14/01/2016 – Registrations are coming in from a variety of performers .. anyone for circus hoop skills and a comedy ukelele duo (amongst others)? Get your own show organised soon – we wouldn’t want you to miss out! 🙂

04/12/2015 – The Shaftesbury Christmas Spectacular was a big hit! Fantastic reaction from the locals and the Shaftesbury Library signed up as a venue. A great evening enjoyed by all.


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