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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What’s On 2021 – Family

What’s On 2021 – Family

See All Events Barney The Horse Josephine's Stories, with Josephine Helen and Ashleigh Summer Edwards Sat 16 Oct 2021 12:00 PM | £12 (£10.50 conc.) In this interactive children’s show, we meet Barney the horse…but Barney is no ordinary horse – he’s got feet the size...

What’s On 2021 – New Writing 1

What’s On 2021 – New Writing 1

See All Events Yay!: The Search for Happiness Robert Garnham 17 Oct 07:00PM | £12 (£10.50 conc.) Robert is a poet. And he’s happy. Or is he? After the death of a favourite aunt, he decides to find out exactly what it means to be happy. He ends up as a...

What’s On 2021 – Drama

See All Events Tales From the Underworld Bluecap Adventures 16 Oct 2021 12:00OM | £12 (£10.50 conc.) Once, in an ancient land, the rocks of the earth broke open and a young goddess was dragged down beneath. Today she returns to tell the stories she has carried back....