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VENTNOR FRINGE FESTIVAL 2019: 10th Anniversary Edition
Celebrating its 10th Anniversary in 2019 the Ventnor Fringe is a week long festival which sees the Island's southernmost town totally transformed into a whole world of pop up venues and bars in every conceivable space, hosting over 100 different shows.
From outdoor cinema, the best new comedians and gigs in the harbour to the truly barmy events like improvised hip hop in a Laundrette or a 1930's Parisian 'Book Bus' the Fringe has something for everyone! Best of all you can pick and choose which ticketed events to see or simply explore the many free events on offer.
Details of our programme will be released in the Spring.
Artists Registration is now open! If you would like to take part please go to our Ventnor Fringe website.
"One hell of a homegrown festival....an authentic, bohemian festival experience" The Independent
"...rapidly becoming the country's most surprising and inspirational multidisciplinary arts festival" The Sunday Times
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Ventnor Fringe has announced the first of a number of new venues for this year’s festival, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary from 23rd-28th July.
Ventnor Park, to the west of the town centre, will have at its centre The Magpie, an intimate Big Top hosting theatre, comedy, family shows and circus with the first shows to go on sale including the acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe hit IMPROV SHAKESPEARE. Featuring a cast of leading theatrical and comedic improvisers and bringing an entirely new and unique Shakespeare play inspired by audience suggestions with each performance.
Other highlights include PICK OF THE FRINGE with a showcase of some of the best new comedians performing from across the festival, hosted by two times Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee AHIR SHAH (Live at the Apollo, The Mash Report, BBC 2)
A dedicated Comedy & Cabaret Tent in the Park will also host Edinburgh Previews from fast rising comedians such as CHRIS STOKES (BBC 3, Dave, Radio 4, Milton Jones & Jason Manford support) GLENN MOORE (Mock the Week, Absolute Radio, Stand Up Central) GRÁINNE MAGUIRE(Dave's UnSpun, BBC 1 This Week, Radio 4) and BILAL ZAFAR (Edinburgh Best Newcomer Nominee, Hackney Empire new act of the year, Channel 4, Sky Arts, MTV and BBC Radio 4) as well as the return of the PUPPET PUB QUIZ (a quiz night hosted by puppets!)
This year the Ventnor Fringe will feature more than 90 different shows across 10 unique venues plus numerous free acts, pop up shows and secret spaces.
Tickets available soon from Ventnor Exchange Box Office Find out more at vfringe.co.uk
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|Open (23 July 2019 - 28 July 2019)|