What's On

Find out what’s on at Exeter Fringe Festival 2019.

We’ve something for everyone with family theatre, fringe theatre, stand up comedy, music, and dance.

New events are being added every day so check back for the latest additions.

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Latest Blog Posts

Guest Blog: Richard Lindesay from the International Joke Off

Richard Lindesay's show The International Joke Off takes place at The Barnfield Theatre on Friday 26 July at 9pm. In 2017 I moved from London out toward the lovely South West of the UK, and started getting involved in the local comedy scenes. My style of comedy is...

Guest Blog: Katie Villa on creating ‘Wild’

Katie Villa’s show WILD will be at The Barnfield Theatre on Tues 30 July at 7pm & Wed 31 July at 2pm (Baby Friendly performance). Here’s a guest blog she wrote for Exeter Fringe Festival.

Music Acts 2019

We’ve got over 100 performances and 80 acts taking place across the festival, but there’s a few music acts across the programme, so we wanted to tell you a little bit about them.

Comedy Headline Acts 2019

We've got over 100 performances and 80 acts taking place across the festival, but at the Barnfield Theatre in the main auditorium there's a few comedy headline acts so we wanted to tell you a little bit about them. See the full programme and book tickets here. Al...

Family Theatre Headline Acts 2019

We've got over 100 performances and 80 acts taking place across the festival, but at the Barnfield Theatre in the main auditorium there's a few family theatre headline acts so we wanted to tell you a little bit about them. See the full programme and book tickets here....

Exeter Fringe Festival Headliners 2019

In the main auditorium at the Barnfield Theatre we have our headline acts which include a mix of local and national artists across fringe theatre, family theatre, comedy, music, and more. Here’s what’s happening in a bit more detail.

Applications Open February 2019

Applications to take part in the festival are open until 8th March with festival organisers aiming to provide a fair deal for artists and a wide ranging programme for audiences taking advantage of the excellent tourism that Exeter benefits from in the summer months.

Festival Update December 2018

Since we first surveyed artists, we’ve been quietly working to put plans in place, meet with artists, have coffees with cultural leaders, research and write budgets, and now we have some news to share.