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.

Get involved in the festival

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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News & Blog Updates

Exeter Fringe Festival 2021 Programme Announcement

Exeter Fringe Festival 2021 Programme Announcement

Exeter Fringe Festival, an innovative festival of locally-made theatre, returns this October supported by Exeter Northcott Theatre. With concurrent performance and artist development programmes, it will support creatives connected to the South West to share exciting...

Programme Teaser July 2021

Programme Teaser July 2021

This week has brought excitement and inspiration, and simultaneously difficult and disappointing news at Exeter Fringe Festival. First the excitement. We have programmed and sent (most) offers/rejections out for the 2021 festival. We tried a new, experimental way of...

Applications Open & Job Opportunities

Applications Open & Job Opportunities

We're excited to announce the opening of performance and R&D programme applications for the 2021 Exeter Fringe Festival, plus some exciting job roles! Performance and R&D Opportunities Applications are now open to take part in the 2021 Exeter Fringe Festival...