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 3rd May – 2nd June 2019

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Help Brighton Fringe win funding for Fringe City and the Family Picnics! 

Photo Credit: James Bellorini

​Performing Company: Fit Up Productions​

Brighton Fringe has the chance to be awarded £10,000 towards the cost of Fringe City and the Family Picnics for 2019 through the Aviva Community Fund but we need your help!

What is the Aviva Community Fund?

The Aviva Community Fund offers the chance to get funding for causes important to your community. If the project gets enough votes from friends, family and supporters in the community the project could make it to the finals, where a judging panel will award the funds.

What is Fringe City and the Family Picnics?

Fringe City takes place in the heart of Brighton each weekend during May, and showcases over 250 performances for free. The Family Picnics take place each Saturday in Pavilion Gardens and offer a family friendly atmosphere with carefully selected performances that are suitable for all. There are interactive activities for people of all ages to get involved with, and the chance to find out more about the wider Fringe programme.

Why do we need the money?

Many people are unaware that Brighton Fringe is a registered charity, and that we don’t receive any regular public funding. Whilst Fringe City and the Family Picnics are free to attend, there are many costs involved in putting on these events. The money from the Aviva Community Fund will be used to pay for the less glamorous, yet essential elements such as First Aid provision, security and road closures, and will ensure everyone attending is safe and can enjoy Fringe City to the maximum.

How can you help?

Helping is really easy! There are 2 things you can do:


Simply click the button below and you can cast up to 10 votes for Fringe City and the Family Picnics. If you don’t have an account with Aviva, you can create one very quickly. The deadline for voting is midday on 20th November 2018.


Spread the word:

The more votes we get, the more chance we have. So please forward this email to your friends, family, colleagues and anyone you think might be willing to help.

Please also post about the vote on social media channels – the wider we spread the word the better!

This is a fantastic way to show your support for Brighton Fringe and costs you nothing but a few minutes of your time.

Thanks in advance for your help!

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