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News headlines from Brighton Fringe


May 8th: Brighton Fringe is Here – But What Can You See for Free? (Brighton Journal)

May 8th: Brighton Fringe Needs Our Help (Brighton Journal)

May 4th: Brighton Fringe: Top 10 theatre shows to see (The Stage)

May 3rd: Get ready for a month of Fringe festivities (Sussex Express)

May 2nd: Tips For the Fringe: THEATRE! (Brighton and Hove Independent)

May 2nd: Brighton Fringe 2018: Our Pick Of Theatre Highlights (British Theatre)

May 1st: Spiegeltent Returns! This Friday Come Down to the Opening of Fringe (Brighton Journal)

Apr 24th: Richard Jordan: Fringe festivals are under threat – they need support (The Stage)

Apr 20: Opinion: decision on trains should be reversed without further delay (The Argus)

Apr 19: Quirky artists present unique pieces at Brighton Fringe (Sussex Express)

Apr 11: Fringe crowdfunding bid to boost coffers (The Argus)

Apr 9: Brighton Fringe confident they can find funding shortfall (Chichester Observer)

Apr 3: Photography exhibition at station offers glimpse into Brighton Fringe (The Argus)

Mar 16: Brighton Fringe: 21 exciting shows to put in your diary (The Argus)

Mar 6: Fringe takes over station for public launch (The Argus)

Mar 2: Brighton Fringe open for business after launch at Palace Pier (The Argus)

Jan 3: Fringe operator Sweet Venues expands Brighton operations (The Stage)

Jan 2: Sweet Venues Announce New Venue Additions For 2018 (Broadway World)

More to come.

We’ll be adding the archive for 2016-2017 soon.


28 April 2015: 15 events in the Brighton calendar (Metro)

28 April 2015: Spiegeltent sets up camp (The Argus)

27 April 2015: Plan your week (Lyn Gardner, The Guardian)

27 March 2015: The Stage supports the Fringe (The Stage)

8 March 2015: Fringe is bigger and better (Brighton and Hove Independent)

6 March 2015: Fringe opening ceremony and drums (The Argus)

4 March 2015: Fringe will be “better than ever” (The Argus)

4 March 2015: Fringe puts city on the cultural map (The Argus)

1st March 2015: Richard Stamp’s early picks (Fringe Guru)

28 Feb 2015: Fringe countdown begind with programme (Brighton and Hove Independent)

24 Feb 2015: Programme Launched (What’s On Stage)

23 Feb 2015: Fringe line-up announced (The Argus)



27 Dec 2015: Fringe calls for young designers (The Argus)

7 Dec 2015: Cover art competition (Brighton and Hove Independent)

20 Nov 2015: Fringe friends get special discounts (Brighton and Hove Independent)

3 May 2914: Four weeks of Fun (The Argus)

25 April 2014: Julian Hall’s picks (The Stage)

7 April 2014: What to See (Irish Independent)

2 April 2014: Nightingale Relocates (The Argus)

26 Feb  2014: More free shows (The Stage)

26 Feb 2013: Spiegeltent is back…Brighton born (The Argus)


18th Dec 2013: Record number of earlybird registrations (Broadway World)

22nd Oct 2013: Registration fees lowered (The Stage)

25th April 2013: Record sales (The Argus)

18 April 2013: Juice launches Fringe Programme (Radio Today)

11 April 2013: Festivals – What to look out for (The Telegraph)

14 Mar 2013: Busy box office (The Argus)

13 Mar 2013: Pride announces Fringe plans (Pink News)

12 Mar 2013: Programme hits the streets (The Argus)

7 Mar 2013: Tickets selling fast! (The Argus)

28 Feb 2013: Caddy as Kate Bush (The Argus)

27 Feb 2013: Brighton Fringe announces line-up (The Stage)

24 Feb 2013: Spiegltent is back at the Fringe (The Argus)

26 Feb 2013: Fringe benefits all (The Argus)

21 Feb 2013: Spiegelltent returns to both Festivals (The Argus)

9 Feb 2013: Fringe Friends to offer benefits (the Argus)


1 May 2012: Julian Caddy on the Fringe Buzz (What’s On Stage)

30 April 2012: Visit the sea side! (The Independent)

26 April 2012: Brighton Fringe to Rival Edinburgh? (Superbreak)

17 April 2012: Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus raises funds for Gay Switchboard (So So Gay)

5 April 2012: Brighton Fringe gets its own Fringe (The Argus)

1 April 2012: Can the Fringe and professional worlds play nice? (A Younger Theatre)

28th March 2012: Fringe launches on-street box office (The Argus)

21st March 2012: Fringe acts take to the London stage (The Argus)

23rd February 2012: A mix of polished jewels and rough diamonds (What’s On Stage)

22nd February 2012: An international flaour to the Fringe (The Stage)

21st February 2012: Time to dive into Brighton Fringe (The Argus)

20th February 2012: Fringe unveils a feat of vibrance! (The Argus)


24th December 2011: I will be new media partner for the Fringe (G Scene) and here (Guide 2 Brighton)

5th December 2011: Brighton actor/director seeks to open new theatre venue (Brighton and Hove News)

1st December 2011: Legal and General Fringe bursaries (The Argus)

15 November 2011: Fringe Crowdfunding Scheme (The Argus)

25th October 2011: Julian Caddy takes the Fringe helm (Argus)

23rd May 2011: Bella Todd’s Theatre Blog (The Guardian)

23rd May 2011: More on Fringe City 2  (Argus)

11th May 2011: TNT Magazine’s Brighton highlights.

8th May 2011: Shows are coming to Brighton! (Brighton Fringe)

3rd May 2011: Four days to go! (Brighton Fringe)

2nd May 2011: All the Argus’s Festival and Fringe coverage here. (Argus)

1st May 2011: Book a C-Zero test drive! (Auto Channel)

1st May 2011: Bedingfield resigns at Fringe – Step in, Heather James.. (Argus)

24th March 2011: Fringe play keeps half its audience in the dark (Evening Standard)

15th February 2011: Tickets on Sale to Friends (Latest 7)

15th February 2011: Citroen to sponsor Fringe (Argus)

3rd January 2011: Southern Water remains Fringe sponsor (Event Industry News)


Fringe 20103rd November 2010: The Hunt for a New Fringe Boss (The Argus)

3rd November 2010: Prime Fringe sites still up for grabs (The Argus)

6th September 2010: Registration opens soon!

2nd September 2010: Fringe takes action against no-pay venue (BBC) and The Argus

23rd August 2010: Brighton is THE destination for the south (PR Urgent)

25th May 2010: Both Fringe and Main Festival smash ticket sales record (The Argus)

15th May 2010 NEWSFLASH. Our first Outstanding Theatre Award for 2010 is: Here’s Comes the Bride

On May 15th 2010 We presented producer, Sophia Wylie with a coveted FringeReview tea pot. More to follow. Read our review here.

14th May 2010: Fringe City 3 update and line up

5th May 2010: Importance of Being Earnest scoops first Argus Angel Award

3rd May 2010: Edward Bond praises Brighton Production of his “Tuesday”

22nd April 2010 – Urban Art Extravanganza comes to Jubilee Square (from newsfrombrighton)

21st APRIL 2010: Fringe City Opening Night is April 30th, 7-10pm

20th APRIL 2010: Pink Fringe highlights revealed by FringeReview

19th APRIL 2010: FreeRange is going up and looking good!

12 APRIL 2010: There’s another chance to see four star reviewed “Frankly Outrageous”, Calolm McGregor’s dark comedy. Story here.

8th APRIL 2010: Brighton Fringe comes to Newhaven

2 APRIL: 2010 Brighton Festival Fringe Bursary Winners Announced. Story here.

24 MAR 2010: The Fringe @ Brunswick launch party showcases much and varied talent. Our full story here.

19 MAR 2010: FringeReview at the Fringe Press Launch. Our report here.

10 MAR 2010: Fringe breaks its own ticket sales record three times over. Story here (The Argus)

2 MAR 2010: Fringe City Dates are Saturdays 1,8,15, 22 May, and all the details are  here.

17 FEB 2010: Pink Fringe, a new mini-arts festival will be part of this year’s Fringe. (The Stage). Read more here. and here for the Latest 7’s lowdon on Fringe Fever

20 FEB 2010: The Spiegeltent will not be coming to Brighton this year. More here. However, a new tent has been announced for the St. Peter’s Church. You can see a full list and book tickets for the many events at FreeRange here.

21 FEB 2010: Read our report with pictures from the Fringe Launch party at the Thistle Hotel, Brighton. Details here.

24 FEB 2010: For comedy lovers, Laughing Horse will be back and has announced a new venue. The Temple will stage comedy alongside the Quadrant. Details here.

10 FEB 2010: Richard Jordan becomes the Fring’e first patron. Story here. (The Stage) and here (Brighton Business).