Exeter Fringe Festival 2021

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Exeter Fringe Festival 2021 will take place from 11th to 17th October.

What’s happening this Year?

We’re working with venues from across the city on our performance programme, and research and development programming supporting new work made by local theatre makers.

We’re also partnering with regular Exeter based events for one-off festival specials, and hosting digital talks on the future of the industry. 


What's On

Find out more about performance events, and our research and development programme for the 2021 festival.

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We focus on supporting work created by local theatre makers to help bolster the sector in Exeter, Devon and the South West.

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Programming Process for 2021 Festival

Programming Process for 2021 Festival

Exeter Fringe Festival Co-Founder and Festival Director writes about how the 2021 festival was programmed with the trial of a new programming model giving artists and venues equal say.

What’s On 2021 – Music

What’s On 2021 – Music

See All Events Annette Gregory & Friends – Jazz & Me Sat 16 Oct 2021 07:00 PM | £12 (£10.50 conc.) Annette will be bringing some original songs created during the lockdown in celebration of her mother and her love of jazz. She wants to share her musical...

What’s On 2021 – New Writing 2

What’s On 2021 – New Writing 2

See All Events How Did I Get Here? Making Waves Theatre Company and Exeter Northcott Kickstart Company Fri 15 Oct 2021 07:00PM | £6 How Did I Get Here? is both a joyously funny and deeply moving piece of new writing, created in collaboration between Making Waves...