Outcry Over Absence Of Official Edinburgh Fringe App This Year

Comedians and comedy fans alike have expressed their shock and outrage at the news that there will be no official Fringe app this year.

The app has been an increasingly popular way that visitors to Edinburgh have planned their Festival Fringe Festival. One of the most useful features is the comedy "nearby now" function enabling fans to choose shows at the last minute that are close to them. 


Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards Return – Join The Panel

After two years away, Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards are returning to the Fringe – and you can be on the panel and help to judge Edinburgh's most prestigious comedy competition and find the most outstanding original comedy act and the best newcomer comedy act.

Do you want to go to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for free?
Think you could handle more than 100 hours of comedy in two weeks?
Then you may have what it takes to be an Edinburgh Comedy Award Panellist.


Edinburgh Festivals Issues "Declaration Of Intent"

Ahead of the opening of the first festival of their 75th anniversary year, the Edinburgh Festivals have issued a ‘declaration of intent’.



First Major Batch Of Edinburgh Shows Go On Sale As Fringe Returns

The first set of shows for the 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe are now available to book at edfringe.com.

The 75th anniversary of the Fringe takes place from 5 – 29 August 2022 and will feature an exciting range of shows, with theatre, comedy, music, dance, circus, musicals, variety, cabaret, events and more all represented in the programme.

Tickets for 283 shows will be released at 12:00 GMT today, with more shows set to be announced on Thursday 07 April, Thursday 05 May and Thursday 09 June.


Edinburgh Fringe Society Issues Statement As Historic Festival Closes

The Edinburgh Fringe Society has issued the following statement as Fringe 2021 comes to an end:

"After an extraordinary 25 days, the 2021 Edinburgh Festival Fringe has drawn to a close, having brought artists, arts industry, media and audiences together once again to celebrate the magic of live performance.


Edinburgh Fringe 2021 – Round-Up

I'm not sure what I can add to what people who were also there have already said about Edinburgh this year except to agree. It was exceptionally chilled. It was nice not to have flyers thrust into your hand on every corner. It was also nice not to be bombarded by PRs begging critics to come to shows. If anything it was the other way round, I had to beg venues to be let in to shows as many were – understandably given the difficulties in warming up – only works-in-progress.


More Edinburgh Fringe Tickets Go On Sale

Tickets go on sale for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe today at edfringe.com.

Tickets for over 170 shows will be released at noon, with more programme details set to be announced weekly in the run up to the Fringe (6-30 Aug).

This year, for the first time ever, the programme features a range of both online and in person shows, with theatre, comedy, music, dance, musicals, variety, visual art, events and more represented.


Date Confirmed For Edinburgh Fringe Tickets To Go On Sale

Tickets for shows at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe will be available to book on Thursday, 1 July.

Shows at this year's festival – which will run from 6 – 30 August – will fall into three broad formats:


Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Latest Update

Following last week's registration announcement, there is a new update from Shona McCarthy, Chief Executive of the Fringe Society.

In it she shares some information on the newly launched Fringe Artist and Venue Recovery Fund, as well as some additional thoughts around what this year's Fringe might look like.


Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society Opens Fringe Artist and Venue Recovery Fund

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced that the Fringe Artist and Venue Recovery Fund is open for applications.

A £75,000 funding pot is available to Fringe companies, creatives and venues to support projects that will enable a return to the Fringe in 2021 or 2022. The fund will prioritise projects that seek to improve opportunities for access on the Fringe by underrepresented groups.



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