Picasso's Women

Picasso's Women

Given how many inhabited his life, Picasso’s Women is but a mere glimpse from one side of the bed into what they endured. The great artist once observed, ‘There are two types of women - goddesses and doormats’... 

Double Wahala Nights

Double Wahala Nights

This is a showcase of several African, Scottish, international and United Kingdom entertainment talents from various industries. A back-to-back line-up featuring performances from musicians, stand-up comedians and dancers... 

Bertrand Lesca and Nasi Voutsas (Work-in-Progress / Open Rehearsal)

Bertrand Lesca and Nasi Voutsas (Work-in-Progress / Open Rehearsal)

Following the success of the Total Theatre Award-winning Palmyra and Eurohouse, Bert and Nasi present an exclusive work-in-progress showing of their latest piece. Part open rehearsal, part durational performance, the final piece in this trilogy of work looks at the left through the prism of the right, considering the polarisation of political debate and the rise of populism across nations... 

Sam Nicoresti's Bedtime

Sam Nicoresti's Bedtime

The hypnopompic boy king slam-dunks a sleepover-themed show so hard the hoop disintegrates. Comedy PR is 50% meretricious fighting talk, 50% photoshoot: so move over everyone – there’s a new confident cop in the dreamery... 

Edinburgh Macmillan Art Show

Edinburgh Macmillan Art Show

Returning for the 16th year is the show that makes a difference – come along and help to raise vital funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. The show includes a broad range of original paintings, drawings and prints in the beautiful surroundings of Bonhams Auction House... 

Rangoli: Art That Binds

Rangoli: Art That Binds

Rangoli is an Indian decorative art form traditionally designed and created by women to reflect the natural world. Designs are passed down generation to generation, and it is practised across social strata in India, bridging social and cultural divides... 

From Shanghai With Love

From Shanghai With Love

Join us in the stunning Playfair Library for this combined exhibition and fashion show. Discover elegant, enduring and electrifying qipao fashion Shanghai style through the ages and into the future... 

Dream Recall

Dream Recall

The link between imaginary and existing worlds is explored by 23 visionaries in a range of media. Edinburgh artists present quality contemporary art, illuminating the space between the peculiar and the beautiful... 

Audacity

Audacity

One of Edinburgh's newest choirs, Audacity is appropriately named for its bold approach to musical presentation and arrangements that dare to break away from tradition. With an international membership and a repertoire of unique arrangements across several musical genres, Audacity will entertain and delight audiences of all ages and musical tastes... 

Not All Men

Not All Men

Not All Men wash their hands after going to the toilet, not all men brush their teeth twice daily. Not All Men is an autobiographical performance challenging the idea of Maleness. When being a man has become synonymous for being strong it can leave many feeling vulnerable when they don't fit the societal mould... 

Five Encounters on a Site Called Craigslist

Five Encounters on a Site Called Craigslist

Sam wants to tell you about five encounters he had on Craigslist. Sam's anxious about how he gets to know people. This is a chance to get to know him. In exploring one person's attempts to know others, the show considers how a group of people in a darkened room can ever get to know each other... 

Like Drowning

Like Drowning

E and V are women, or so they think. But what is a woman anyway? Using artificial intelligence to generate characters, Like Drowning explores identity, abuse and the pervasive gender inequalities that still exist in today's society. 

Void

Void

Void is really intense, in the best possible way. If you're looking for a break from the stand-up comedy and the wordy theatre then get down to The Old Lab in Summerhall, and strap in for 45 minutes of 'experimental dance and abstract glitch-video landscapes... 

Carl Donnelly Speaks to Dead People

Carl Donnelly Speaks to Dead People

Have you ever wondered why you can't speak to the dead? You aren’t drunk enough silly. You need alcohol and a selection of inebriated comedians to really make a seance go pop! Come with an open mind (and low expectations) as Carl Donnelly and his comedy guests try and make contact with those you loved that have passed over... 

Rootless

Rootless

A unique ensemble of worldwide artists who, in the search for their purest artistic origins found that their traditions have crossed paths since the beginning of time. Who are we? Where do we come from? Where are we going? Like a riddle with no answer, we surrender to the most basic need of self-expression... 

Pitchcraft

Pitchcraft

Edinburgh's stunning and versatile choir has sold out every concert and show they've done since they began at the end of 2015. This year, Pitchcraft presents another spectacular combination of unique, powerful a cappella arrangements to suit every age and musical taste... 

DollyWould

DollyWould

Sh!t Theatre’s sell out show from last year returns for a limited run at Summerhall, in what is perhaps the most bizarre, strange and utterly hysterical hours of performance art you’re likely to see at this years festival... 

Dep

Dep

ĐẸP is a Vietnamese word that translates as ‘beautiful’, and is also the starting point for Dam Van Huynh’s dance work that explores the nature of the human condition, taking inspiration from his Southeast Asian heritage... 

Sam Nicoresti's Bedtime

Sam Nicoresti's Bedtime

The hypnopompic boy king slam-dunks a sleepover-themed show so hard the hoop disintegrates. Comedy PR is 50% meretricious fighting talk, 50% photoshoot: so move over everyone – there’s a new confident cop in the dreamery... 

Tricky Second Album

Tricky Second Album

In 1988 the KLF wrote The Manual. It revealed the secret of how to get a #1 hit single in the UK music charts. In 2017, we read it. And in 2018, we made a #1, smash-hit, sell-out Fringe theatre show... 

Exhibition: Floral Art for the Feast Day of St Mary

Exhibition: Floral Art for the Feast Day of St Mary

Flower arranging is a superb, but neglected art. For this one-day exhibition on the Feast Day of Mary the Mother of Jesus, flower guilds from churches across Edinburgh are collaborating on six floral displays reflecting events in the life of the Virgin Mary... 

OSCiLLATE

OSCiLLATE

This groundbreaking new tap show is heavily influenced by original electronic dance music and its coordination between light and sound. OSCiLLATE reveals an eclectic group of individuals who display a range of human interactions and relationships through movement and sound... 

See-Through

See-Through

All you need is a camera, an internet connection and something to say. Last year, 34% of young people voted YouTuber as their top career choice. Claire was intrigued. She decided to have a go... 

Working Together for the Bigger Picture

Working Together for the Bigger Picture

People who live with, work and volunteer in The Salvation Army’s Homelessness Services Units in Scotland participated in a big Paint Off on Friday 18th May. They drew, painted, photographed and designed pieces of work that depicted part of their journey... 

The Accordion Shop

The Accordion Shop

Mister Ellody has quietly kept his accordion shop going on the High Street for generations. One day, he steps out of his front door and witnesses and extraordinary incident: hundreds of young people are surging into the street, and they've all received the same text message on their phones which simply says 'Riot... 

A Field of Hand-Painted Grass

A Field of Hand-Painted Grass

Rory Mullen and Ric Stringer invite you to a new and oh so beautiful show, a mixture of performance art and theatre. If you like Spike Milligan mixed with Samuel Beckett, come on down... 

Bob Slayer: NeverMind the BusStops

Bob Slayer: NeverMind the BusStops

Bob Slayer’s infamous late-night aftershow that probably isn’t for you. Storytelling, happenings and music... Oh the music. 'Spirit of the Fringe' (Guardian). 'Brilliant off-the-cuff show' (ThreeWeeks)... 

A Pitch in Time

A Pitch in Time

Join multi award-winning Amersham A Cappella as they celebrate their Fringe debut. A sensational hour of spine-tingling vocal harmonies and foot tapping rhythms awaits you. From Motown to contemporary rock and pop... 

Pergolesi: Stabat Mater

Pergolesi: Stabat Mater

Coro 18 returns with this baroque masterpiece. The choral and instrumental ensemble is directed from the harpsichord by Neil Metcalfe. With soloists Lesley Bruce, Jenny Goss and Rachael Liddell the programme also includes works by Mozart... 

Paul Foot: Image Conscious

Paul Foot: Image Conscious

There are going to be two kinds of people who read this review: fans of Paul Foot, and people who are curious about Paul Foot. If you're a fan of Paul Foot then you can stop reading after the next paragraph... 

Notorious Strumpet & Dangerous Girl

Notorious Strumpet & Dangerous Girl

Make sure you arrive at Notorious Strumpet & Dangerous Girl a few minutes early; performer Jess Love is thrilled to offer you a coffee, a tea, or a biscuit in the queue. You’ll definitely want to be fully alert in order to keep up with her whip-sharp transitions... 

Abstracting the New Town

Abstracting the New Town

Lucy Jones, established Edinburgh artist, captures the spirit of Edinburgh in her mixed media paintings and collages of the classical Georgian architecture. A collector of old maps and books, Lucy constructs her works using relevant texts and images, creating unique building portraits, which have a literary as well as visual story... 

(Some)Body

(Some)Body

Last year, I was lucky enough to catch Alyona Ageeva’s Physical Theatre PosleSlov perform to a small audience and immediately became a fan. This Russian company tours outside their homeland in order to express the freedoms inherent in art... 

Baby Face

Baby Face

“Have you ever fantasised about someone like me?” Katy Dye asks the audience, not as an adult woman, not as a performance artist, but as a 15-year-old school girl. Dye’s performance, Baby Face, asks hard-hitting, uncomfortable questions about how we, as a society infantilise women... 

An Intimate Setting for the Devouring of Performance Art

An Intimate Setting for the Devouring of Performance Art

A converted 1960s caravan hosting installations both insightful and absurd, poetry, puppets and music... rotating shows touching on themes such as home, compass points and the agrarian industry... 

From One Heart to Another

From One Heart to Another

Inclusive theatre group The Theatre Shed will explore end of life and organ donation in a unique and inspiring way. A heart is a lot to hand over – and a lot to take. Kia is about to find out just how big hers is... 

Clay 2018

Clay 2018

This exhibition of ceramics could be on show in any gallery anywhere but what makes it special to many of our visitors is it being held in a working pottery. You are most welcome to come 'backstage' and enjoy meeting anyone currently at work... 

Bakkhai

Bakkhai

Alternating dialogue with Bakkhic women's odes of song and speak chorus, this new version of Euripides' text by Anne Carson brings Greek tragedy to life. Dionysos weaves his spell in the land of Thebes, seeking revenge on those who refuse to honor him... 

Artists’ Open Studios and Exhibition

Artists’ Open Studios and Exhibition

Seventy contemporary artists/makers open their studios to the public. Quality contemporary paintings, ceramics, jewellery, wooden boxes, textiles, weaving, metalwork, printmaking, illustration/design, signwriting and much more! Also an exhibition in the gallery connected to the studios... 

West End Fair

West End Fair

125 makers, artists and designers will be exhibiting their latest creations. The outdoor setting is spectacular, involving marquees and individual stalls all linked together by an ingenious series of walkways and ramps on many levels... 

Bluff

Bluff

'Our world is in order, a world in which there are unchangable truths that are valid to everybody.' Or maybe not? Maybe one starts to shiver at the thought that it could also be quite different... 

This Is Me

This Is Me

Get to know us. Not the twelve teenagers you think you see, but twelve individuals, each with a unique point of view. We invite you to read our minds, to listen to our secrets, to watch us dance, hear our songs and our spoken word... 

A Play, A Pie and A Pint

A Play, A Pie and A Pint

We've all been there. The meal is over. It's time to settle up. But who had what? In this hilarious comedy from Robin Mitchell, two couples agree to split the bill, leading to confusion and laughs galore as their true personalities are revealed... 

Burlesque

Burlesque

Kick off your weekend as we mix you a heady cocktail of burlesque at Le Monde’s Dirty Martini Lounge. Prepare to have your thirst quenched by our line-up of international teasers... 

Jet of Blood

Jet of Blood

Brought to you by Civil Disobedience and that actor trapped inside the fur suit in Roddy Bottum's Sasquatch: The Opera, Jet of Blood is the documadrama/ballet/opera/performance art/musical/protest piece you've haven't been waiting for... 

Phoebe Anna Traquair Murals at the Mansfield Traquair Centre

Phoebe Anna Traquair Murals at the Mansfield Traquair Centre

Come and visit Edinburgh's Sistine Chapel and see the beautiful, scintillating mural scheme by celebrated arts and crafts artist Phoebe Anna Traquair. Painted between 1893 and 1901, and the largest of her mural schemes, every surface is covered with images of all kinds: humans, angels, animals, birds and, above all, patterns... 

Von's Midnight Madness

Von's Midnight Madness

The Antipodean madman known as Von, shall be performing his fabled loops upon his eight-string guitar and telling his extraordinary tales with a twist of adult comedy and burlesque upon the hour of midnight in the infamous Black Medicine Basement... 

Cabaret

Cabaret

The Le Monde Hotel cabaret show is at the forefront for discerning Fringe-goers and is a must-see of the festival! Relax in our luxurious Dirty Martini lounge, enjoy a cocktail or two and let us treat you to our pick of the Fringe artistes featuring magic, comedy, burlesque, cabaret crooners and more... 

The Mould That Changed the World

The Mould That Changed the World

Alexander Fleming's death-defying, worldly wonder antibiotic drugs have saved us for the last 90 years. But with bacterial resistance growing, doomsday approaches. What better way to fight back than with a musical of epic proportions? Join us for this brand new musical about the threat of antibiotic resistance... 

As Far as We Are

As Far as We Are

If the impression of an accelerated overall situation ending in a crash is manifested, the mutation to the crash-test dummy has begun. Welcome to the laboratory test: life and society... 

Music to Watch Girls By

Music to Watch Girls By

After last year’s sell-out show, Pete Sinclair returns with his cool crooners and a new mix of hits from The Great American Songbook: numbers like Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Son of a Preacher Man, Downtown, Night and Day, Born Free and Que Sera Sera, from singers such as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Andy Williams, Dusty Springfield, Doris Day and many more... 

Einstein's Dreams

Einstein's Dreams

Einstein's Dreams is a performance art piece filled with intellectual, stimulating and surprising movement inspired by Alan Lightman's bestselling novel. At the beginning of the play, we discover young Einstein in 1905... 

Spontaneous Combustion

Spontaneous Combustion

Hold onto your drinks, Paradise Palms' infamous late-night showcase of provocative performance, queer cabaret and abstract experimenta toasts itself by the Fireside. Hosted by Pollyanna and Shoot Your Shot plus a few more surprises! Raucous glittery carnage – so brace yourself... 

Woogie Boogie

Woogie Boogie

The vividly stunning screen show of BRUSH Theatre. Fantastic ocean with a lyrical story and vivid illustration. Shiny, sandy beach with live sound effects. Touching story singing the sorrow of parting and expectation of new meeting... 

Neither: Identity Crisis!

Neither: Identity Crisis!

Being – what is it to be a me. For me is a being that be in a place. A confusion. A conundrum. A difficult lost face. What makes us an us. What makes me a me. What makes me exist... 

China Young

China Young

Beijing Golden Sails Arts Troupe return to Edinburgh following their previous successes. China Young is a sumptuous performance combining traditional Chinese dance and folk dance, showcasing Chinese multi-ethnic cultural and customs... 

Cat Pictures to Music for an Hour

Cat Pictures to Music for an Hour

No refunds. @catpicsmusicFU #catpicsmusicFU 

Van Gogh Find Yourself #vgfy

Van Gogh Find Yourself #vgfy

Based upon the letters of Vincent and Theo and Adeline Ravoux's memoirs of Vincent’s stay in Auvers-sur-Oise, DeForest sets the record straight on a true artist’s personal struggle for humanity while creating art. 

Liberty Lates

Liberty Lates

Liberty Lates is a Thursday night late access to Liberty Art Fabrics and Fashion at a special reduced ticket price for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Liberty Art Fabrics and Fashion is a major retrospective celebrating the innovative retailer and design studio Liberty London, brought to Scotland by Dovecot... 

Caledonia: Spirit of Place

Caledonia: Spirit of Place

Ian Scott Massie has fond childhood memories of Scotland. Subsequently, he has come back for many sketching and painting visits. Ian’s atmospheric watercolours and original screen prints capture the spirit of Scotland: the skylines of town and cities, mesmerising vivid colours at sunset and the subtle greys of rainy days... 

Jessica Michelle Singleton: Codependent Arising

Jessica Michelle Singleton: Codependent Arising

Codependent Arising is an immersive theater experience revealing the deepest, weirdest parts of one comedian in her most vulnerable state. Jump into the mind of Jessica Michelle Singleton and experience her erratic brain's hysterical journey on a 10-day* silent meditation to find herself and heal from heartbreak, childhood trauma, mental – and perhaps physical – illness... 

The Piece

The Piece

The Piece is an immersive, glow-in-the-dark experience that spoofs immersive, glow-in-the-dark experiences. It's about a performer trying to put on the show of his life except something keeps getting in the way (honestly, it's probably you)... 

Hannah Gadsby – No Bones About It

Hannah Gadsby – No Bones About It

Last year Gadsby won every major live comedy award. How do you follow that? You quit. Get serious. Write an art lecture about that massive blind spot in the male gaze. And make it hilarious... 

Le Tropicalocal

Le Tropicalocal

Hold on to your cocktails, Le Tropicalocal is Paradise Palms' raucous late-night showcase of provocative performance, queer cabaret, abstract experimenta and bangin' tunes. This year hosted by Pollyanna cabaret: 'a cacophony of rampant filth and backyard decadence' ***** (Edinburgh Festivals Magazine), Glasgow's 'queer stalwart' (Dazed and Confused) Shoot Your Shot nightclub and Diane Chorley, a woman whose 'stagecraft shines brighter than crepe de chine on fire' ***** (BoadwayBaby... 

Bob Slayer Is Bob Slayer (The Eponymous Show)

Bob Slayer Is Bob Slayer (The Eponymous Show)

'Everyone should spend an hour with Bob, loveably chaotic master of one unique Fringe experience after another...' (List). This year Bob's got a new toy made in Russia by a man called Sergey... 

Yana Alana – Between the Cracks

Yana Alana – Between the Cracks

Australia's favourite feather-ruffling, rabble-rousing, cabaret anarchist and neo-punk diva, Yana Alana bares all in this bent night of blues, boobs and blame. Exposing mental health, sexual politics, feminism and identity... 

Baby Paradise: Part Two

Baby Paradise: Part Two

Power? Sex? Control? Part Two: Baby, the Barbie doll-playing prostitute, becomes more and more a doll herself. Experience a bizarre underworld of desire and oppression. In bambule.babys’ immersive performance installation nothing is safe or pretty... 

Rembrandt: Britain's Discovery of the Master

Rembrandt: Britain's Discovery of the Master

This exclusive new exhibition, which will only be shown in Edinburgh, reveals how the taste for Rembrandt’s work in Britain evolved over the past 400 years. From early beginnings around 1630, it grew into a mania that gripped collectors and art lovers across the country, reaching a fever pitch in the late 18th century... 

Irina Titova: Queen of Sand

Irina Titova: Queen of Sand

Making her UK debut, talented sand artist Irina Titova and her audience will travel Around the World in 80 Pictures in the spirit of Jules Verne. The Russian artist belongs to the absolute premier class of sand art; the title Queen of Sand is a pretty accurate description! The speed and fascinating ease with which she composes an image and lets it fall away, only to create something new in its place, is breathtaking... 

Phoebe Traquair Song School Murals – Free

Phoebe Traquair Song School Murals – Free

Traquair's vivid murals (painted 1888-1892) include religious and allegorical images, portraits of leading figures, the choir and clergy of the day, and images of the natural world... 

Emil Nolde: Colour Is Life

Emil Nolde: Colour Is Life

Emil Nolde was one of the greatest colourists of the twentieth century. While he was passionate about his north German home near the Danish border with its immense skies, flat, windswept landscapes and storm-tossed seas, he was equally fascinated by the demi-monde of Berlin’s cafés and cabarets, the busy to and fro of tugboats in the port of Hamburg and the myriad of people and the places he saw on his trip to the South Seas in 1914. 

Astronomy Victorious

Astronomy Victorious

Featuring Copernicus’ 1543 ground-breaking book On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres, meteorites, star charts, scientific instruments and Katie Paterson’s contemporary artwork Timepieces, this exhibition charts our fascination with, exploration of and responses to outer space. 

Baby Paradise: Part One

Baby Paradise: Part One

Power? Sex? Control? Part One: Meet Baby, a prostitute willing to entertain you with Barbie dolls… Experience a bizarre underworld of desire and oppression. In bambule.babys’ immersive performance installation nothing is safe or pretty... 

Tacita Dean

Tacita Dean

This exhibition by acclaimed British artist Tacita Dean takes performance as its theme. From the early Foley Artist (1996) – a celebration of the unseen sound artists of film that scripts an imaginary film entirely through the efforts of two foley artists – to the bewilderingly intricate Event for a Stage (2015), in which actor Stephen Dillane delivers (in four conjoined performances) scripts given to him, page by page, by the artist, the exhibition examines performance and its relationship to narrative, the imagination and the collective effort of artist and audience in film, theatre, drawing and photogravure. 

May I Speak About Dance?

May I Speak About Dance?

A dancer dances, while another explains. A witty performance-lecture about the problems of dance and meaning, referencing iconic figures in contemporary dance such as Yvonne Rainer, Tatsumi Hijikata and Jerome Bel, and getting tangled in non-dance, Butoh and somatic practice... 

Nàdar / Prakriti

Nàdar / Prakriti

Nàdar / Prakriti is the first solo UK exhibition by Indian artist Ravi Agarwal. Through new print commissions, Agarwal responds to current conversations about rural and urban sustainability and the various challenges posed to nature in Scotland and India... 

Ollie Dook: Of Landscape Immersion

Ollie Dook: Of Landscape Immersion

Ollie Dook will create his first outdoor work as part of Jupiter Artland's programme to support emerging artists in the production of outdoor work. Focusing on Jupiter Artland's landscape, the animals and the parameters that house them, the artist will create a new work depicting the contained boundaries that form our visitor experience... 

Fringe Schools Poster Exhibition

Fringe Schools Poster Exhibition

See the extraordinary world of the Fringe through the eyes of schoolchildren from across Scotland at this free exhibition of entries in the 2018 Fringe Schools Poster Competition, including the original artwork of the official 2018 Fringe posters. 

Dear Edinburgh

Dear Edinburgh

Join Lyra’s Artist-in-residence, Lou Brodie, at the top of Arthur’s Seat from dawn till dusk as she offers a letter to the city from the other side of the hill. Every August, the population of Edinburgh doubles... 

Elaine Davidson's Kinky Freakshow

Elaine Davidson's Kinky Freakshow

Elaine Davidson is something of an Edinburgh icon. She can be regularly seen performing on the Royal Mile and is hard to miss; her multi-coloured hair and several hundred piercings make her a unique sight... 

Sea Hames

Sea Hames

The latest performance project from leading site-specific dance theatre company Oceanallover. Inspired by the Festival of the Horse and Boys’ Ploughing Match, Sea Hames fuses sonic composition, visceral performance and intricate design... 

Edinburgh Macmillan Art Show

Edinburgh Macmillan Art Show

Returning for the 15th year is the art show where you can make a difference – come along and you’ll be raising vital funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. This year for the first time the show will be introducing younger, emerging artists (18-25 years) alongside more established artists... 

Workshy

Workshy

Workshy is a performance art piece by Katy Baird, a lady more experienced in customer service roles than theatrical ones. Despite this rather steep career change, you could be forgiven in taking Baird to be a seasoned professional – her command of the stage and her unashamed approach to storytelling could rival several large names, and her first-hand experience of the issues she addresses gives the whole piece an authentic air... 

XFRMR

XFRMR

In 1891, the genius inventor Nikola Tesla tamed lightning with his Tesla coil, a device that renders electricity visible. Artist Robbie Thomson harnesses the sonic capabilities of the Tesla coil to create a work as arresting as the scent of burning ozone and as lively as electricity itself... 

Sexbox

Sexbox

Freshly stepping out of their Orgone Accumulator this summer, Impermanence are blowing themselves up and climaxing just for you. Looking at sex through the eyes and ears of private musician Ursula Bogner, you’ll be taken deep into stranger and stranger domains of liberation, perversion and sensuality... 

Sea Hames

Sea Hames

The latest performance project from leading site-specific dance theatre company Oceanallover. Inspired by the Festival of the Horse and Boys’ Ploughing Match, Sea Hames fuses sonic composition, visceral performance and intricate design... 

Losers

Losers

These four friends are absolutely obsessed with reality TV. They’d do anything for their 15 minutes of fame. So, equipped with your trusty voting handset, help catapult one of them to fame by grinding the others into the gutter... 

Our Carnal Hearts

Our Carnal Hearts

Our Carnal Hearts is a wicked and totally absorbing cathartic purging experience, exalting the darker shades of humanity that dwell within us all. Particularly focusing on seething green-eyed envy and our burning desire for distraction... 

Doreen's No-Brainer Lectures – Live

Doreen's No-Brainer Lectures – Live

Doreen's One-Minute No-Brainer Lectures have had over 21 million online video views since April 2016. Doreen is an alternative, irreverent edutainer who makes learning fun again. She is now on a mission to teach the world all the things that she knows in 45 minutes... 

Meet Up Yang Gui Fei Split Away from Tang Dynasty

Meet Up Yang Gui Fei Split Away from Tang Dynasty

One of the emperor's favorite concubines in the Tang Dynasty, Yang Gui Fei, was also renowned as one of the four beauties in Chinese history. The Han-Tang Dance, a traditional Chinese dance, was retrieved from wall paintings and paper documents from over a thousand years ago... 

Betty Grumble: Love and Anger (or Sex Clown Saves the World Again!)

Betty Grumble: Love and Anger (or Sex Clown Saves the World Again!)

Sex clown, wild woman and surreal showgirl, the award-winning, head-spinning Betty Grumble returns to Edinburgh with her flesh riot of laughing love and ecosex. ‘Grumble’s eye-opening show is a venus flytrap to the male gaze’ **** (ToDo List)... 

Adrienne Truscott's a One-Trick Pony (Or Andy Kaufmann is a Feminist Performance Artist and I'm a Comedian)

Adrienne Truscott's a One-Trick Pony (Or Andy Kaufmann is a Feminist Performance Artist and I'm a Comedian)

Truscott wrestles with: standing up while telling jokes, second shows, stealing material and bad reviews – back in the town where she got ‘em! All while paying homage to her favorite "comedian", Andy Kaufman... 

Popular Comedian Rob Mulholland

Popular Comedian Rob Mulholland

Rob Mulholland assures us that he’s a popular comedian and then launches into a tirade against the so-called middle class comedians who sell out at the Fringe. It could seem like a less successful standup suffering from a bit of jealousy and having a pop at the comedy establishment but Mulholland’s points are well made and, most importantly, funny... 

Paperwork 4

Paperwork 4

'Evocative, inspirational' ***** (EdinburghGuide.com) 'One of the best exhibitions in the Fringe' (Visitor review). Not to be missed. Once again three Edinburgh artists showcase their current works on paper... 

Phill Jupitus: Sketch Comic

Phill Jupitus: Sketch Comic

Come join the stand-up legend and punk poet for a daily dose of iPad-driven art fun. Every day, Phill pops up to sketch a work at one of the galleries. Come watch, chat or even bring your tablet along, and have a go too! No experience or art knowledge required... 

In Conversation With… David Mach

In Conversation With… David Mach

One of Scotland’s great contemporary artists discusses his career. Go on a journey with this material junkie through his manipulation of stuff from magazines, shoes, tyres and postcards to teddy bears, sea containers, gnomes and angels... 

Frost and Lorca

Frost and Lorca

A unique fusion of art, poetry, projections, music and theatre. Celebrated British abstract artist Sir Terry Frost spent a decade creating work inspired by Federico Garcia Lorca, producing the beautiful Lorca portfolio: 11 poems in both Spanish and English each accompanied by an original etching by Frost (father of seasoned Fringe performer Stephen Frost)... 

Help!

Help!

If you’ve ever wondered what having a mental-health issue feels like then head down to Help!. Viki Browne takes you on her journey of admitting she needed help – in a sequinned jumpsuit, rat hat, audience participation kind of way... 

Julio Torres: My Favourite Shapes

Julio Torres: My Favourite Shapes

What connects plastic penguins and the floundering middle class? Straight men and empty bottles of Gatorade? Melania Trump and the crumpled foil of a Ferrero Rocher? Julio Torres is here and he is very eager to show you... 

David Huntsberger: Big Nothingness

David Huntsberger: Big Nothingness

David Huntsberger’s stand-up show is problematic as a comedy show as it has very little resembling a joke. The humour throughout seems to consist only in pointing out how strange it would be if such and such a strange thing came about... 

The Artist as Explorer

The Artist as Explorer

An interactive installation, with music and film, about archives, memory, collaboration, friendship and exploration, based on an imaginative reworking of the Richard Demarco archive for a Practice as Research PhD... 

Puppetry of the Penis

Puppetry of the Penis

Puppetry of the Penis has now played to most of the Western world, having played in over 35 countries and performed in six languages. This latest incarnation comes fresh from Las Vegas, where the show has been thrilling audiences for the last two years... 

DollyWould

DollyWould

Sh!t Theatre are excited to present their ‘mainstream crossover’ hit following their 2016 show Letters to Windsor House that earned them a Fringe First. This year their show is not about the housing crisis but about their hero Dolly Parton... 

Bob Slayer: Whatever Next?

Bob Slayer: Whatever Next?

Something akin to Grand Master of the bits of the Fringe that aren’t ‘a capitalist mess’, as he styles it, a visit to Bob Slayer’s double-decker bus is a source of rejuvenation for your festival... 

After 4 – Over the Moon

After 4 – Over the Moon

In Korea when somebody dies, people say they have gone ‘over the moon’ or ‘crossed the river’. Yoo Sun-Hoo, the choreographer and dancer of After 4: Over The Moon has used these metaphors to inspire a beautifully poetic and sensitive dance meditation on death accompanied by four live musicians on stage playing a variety of traditional and electronic instruments and composed by the contra-bass player, JC Curve... 

Live Art at Topshop

Live Art at Topshop

Visit Topshop Edinburgh Princes Street every Saturday in August for live art with Scottish illustrator and printmaker Tori Grey. Head to Topshop between 12pm and 6pm and collect your complimentary personalised Topshop Fringe illustration designed exclusively by Tori for Topshop Edinburgh... 

Live Art at Topman

Live Art at Topman

Visit Topman Edinburgh Princes Street every Saturday in August for live art with Scottish illustrator and artist Conzo Throb. Head to Topman between 12pm and 6pm and collect your complimentary personalised Topman Fringe illustration designed exclusively by Conzo for Topman Edinburgh... 

Paul Foot: 'Tis a Pity She's a Piglet

Paul Foot: 'Tis a Pity She's a Piglet

Culminating in an audience member punching a stuffed monkey named Jonnie whilst Paul Foot shouts ridiculous syncopated mottos about equality for all mankind, this show provides almost unlimited energy and hilarious surrealist set pieces... 

Phill Jupitus: Sketch Comic

Phill Jupitus: Sketch Comic

Come join the stand-up legend and punk poet for a daily dose of iPad-driven art fun. Every day, Phill pops up to sketch a work at one of the galleries. Come watch, chat or even bring your tablet along, and have a go too! No experience or art knowledge required... 

(I Could Go on Singing) Over the Rainbow

(I Could Go on Singing) Over the Rainbow

FK Alexander returns with her Total Theatre Award-winning sell-out 2016 show. FK sings live to the recording of the last time Judy Garland ever sang Over the Rainbow recorded four months before her death against a wall of noise music... 

Break Up (We Need to Talk)

Break Up (We Need to Talk)

Five hours is a long time for everyone – it’s a long time for a viewer, it’s a long time for an actor, and it’s a long time to have an excruciating conversation about your relationship with your partner... 

Betty Grumble: Love and Anger (or Sex Clown Saves the World Again!)

Betty Grumble: Love and Anger (or Sex Clown Saves the World Again!)

How does one describe Betty Grumble? No really, I’m at a loss. I can throw out words like, obscene beauty queen; sex clown; absurdist stripper; ecosexual satirist, but none of them really do justice to her magnificence... 

Consignia's Panopticon

Consignia's Panopticon

Panopticon is a prison designed by philosopher and social theorist Jeremy Bentham. It's also the name of the new show by Alternative Act of the Year 2016 winner, Consignia. Consignia have three of their members missing... 

DECLARATION: Rematriation

DECLARATION: Rematriation

An interdisciplinary work from Turtle Island that takes shape around peoples and the land. Indigenous artists of Canada invite reputed artists of othered communities to collaborate in artful protest and celebrate the right to do so... 

A Land Unfolding

A Land Unfolding

Explores through the media of painting and printmaking our interaction with the natural world – its history, mythology and fragility. Artists: June Bell, Lynne Bingham, Alison Burt, Kristina Chan, Nicky Sanderson, Elizabeth Strong, Izzy Thomson and Katie H Watson... 

Iraq Out & Loud: We Read the Chilcot Report (Documentary)

Iraq Out & Loud: We Read the Chilcot Report (Documentary)

Last Fringe 1,444 people read the entire Chilcot Report in a garden shed next to a double-decker bus. Non-stop. 284 hours 45 mins. Making it the longest continuous Fringe show ever performed... 

Top Joe's Oxford English Dictionary Bid Word Launch

Top Joe's Oxford English Dictionary Bid Word Launch

Liverpool Echo Comedian of the Year 2016, Top Joe, has invented a new word. It came to him in a fitful dream. Can he get it into the Oxford English Dictionary? 'Expect the unexpected from this strange and wonderful gentleman' (Skinny[/i[)... 

Phoebe Anna Traquair Murals

Phoebe Anna Traquair Murals

Come and visit Edinburgh's Sistine Chapel and see the beautiful, scintillating mural scheme by celebrated arts and crafts artist Phoebe Anna Traquair. Painted between 1893 and 1901, and the largest of her mural schemes, every surface is covered with images of all kinds: humans, angels, animals, birds and, above all, patterns... 

Clay 2017

Clay 2017

Welcome to our long-established Fringe exhibition, where visitors can not only enjoy our exciting show of ceramics but also visit us backstage in our studios. Here you can learn about our differing working methods, discover what inspires us, discuss technical problems and generally experience the reality of working with clay. 

Artists' Open Studios and Exhibition

Artists' Open Studios and Exhibition

Seventy contemporary artists/makers open their studios to the public. Quality contemporary paintings, ceramics, jewellery, wooden boxes, textiles, weaving, metalwork, printmaking, illustration/design and signwriting, with an exhibition in the gallery connected to the studios... 

A Brush With Colour in Edinburgh

A Brush With Colour in Edinburgh

Jennifer Thomson launches her exciting new collection of Edinburgh paintings. This series is as colourful as ever, illustrating her love for her hometown. Influenced by the upbeat positivity of Naive Art, this unique artist's take on the city will warm your heart and make you smile... 

Syd and Sylvia

Syd and Sylvia

The year is 1987. Infamous club owner and compere Syd and his long-suffering wife, club singer/entertainer Sylvia, have been performing the same old routines at their Eastbourne working men’s club for 15 years... 

What's in the Happy Shed?

What's in the Happy Shed?

Mystery pot-luck intimate performance art show: Is it alive? Or is it dead? It's a total surprise in a garden shed. Will it be sexy or will it be Scrabble? You'll only find out if you have a dabble! 'Spirit of the Fringe' (Guardian). 

Gareth Morinan: Brexitocracy (Explained With Graphs)

Gareth Morinan: Brexitocracy (Explained With Graphs)

Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit graphical comedy Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit death Brexit... 

Trevor Lock's Community Circle

Trevor Lock's Community Circle

The no-two-shows-the-same, expectation defying Fringe classic that never actually starts... continues... exactly as before. Warning: this show contains nothing. 'The most fun you can have without taking your clothes off' ***** (Mirror)... 

Ron Lawson Solo Exhibition

Ron Lawson Solo Exhibition

Alpha Art Gallery presents a collection of the latest original paintings and prints by Ron Lawson, an artist widely regarded as Scotland’s most distinctive contemporary painter. His unique and remarkable representation of the remote and majestic Scottish scenery has gained him an extraordinary reputation in the UK and abroad... 

Polyphony

Polyphony

Award-winning public speaker, comedian and psychotherapist Ola Aralepo presents his innovative practice, Stand Up Therapy: featuring jokes, storytelling, singing, TED Talks-style performance lecture and self reflection... 

Death City

Death City

This is a collaboration of stunt and colour: the first of its kind in the world. See the colourful splashes from the spectacular stunt actions. The wild action meets beautiful art. Installation art, martial arts tricks and street dance add more fun in every single scene... 

Seven

Seven

A display of illustration and mixed media artworks by Adelaide-based artist, Stephanie Mitchell. On show in the lobby of the Village Hotel Edinburgh as part of the Made in Adelaide program. 

Domesticated

Domesticated

Domesticated is a show about private thoughts and private parts with rebellious acts of vaudeville. Entangled in Mittens's nine lives is a secret life: her struggle to be intimate. 

Alison Kinnaird MBE: Art in Glass

Alison Kinnaird MBE: Art in Glass

Alison Kinnaird has an international reputation as an artist working in glass. Her work ranges from small intimate pieces to large architectural installations and is included in many important public and private collections including the Scottish Parliament, the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Royal Museums of Scotland... 

Joey Page: Pretty Boy

Joey Page: Pretty Boy

Mumbojumbomumbojumbomumbojumbomumbojumbo. Mumbojumbomumbojumbo... That sort of thing. A boy (Joey), being an idiot for an hour (60 mins). Coming? Ok. Cheers! 'A leading name in British cult comedy' ***** (ThreeWeeks)... 

Albrecht Dürer: Renaissance Dude

Albrecht Dürer: Renaissance Dude

A light-hearted lecture on the German Renaissance's coolest dude, Albrecht Dürer. Active from the 1490s until 1522, he saw in his lifetime the discovery of the Americas, the first sea voyages to Asia and the seismic shift of the Reformation – all of which he responded to with warmth and humour in his work and numerous diaries... 

Tago: Korean Drum II

Tago: Korean Drum II

Group Tago makes a welcome return to this year's Fringe after wowing audiences last year, receiving standing ovations at every performance. Exciting, extreme and exhilarating, this is the ultimate drumming performance from the East... 

BlundaBuskers Fringe After-Party & Piano Bar

BlundaBuskers Fringe After-Party & Piano Bar

BlundaBus infamous and intimate late-night knees-up that probably isn’t for you. Anything can happen if you let it. Including Piano-Oke, Happy Shed, Twister, pies, double ding, room for one on top? This is not a show... 

Michelle Shocked: Truth vs Reality

Michelle Shocked: Truth vs Reality

Texas's badass Godmother of Americana touches the third rail yet again... Arrested for peaceful protest. Ridiculed for dissecting the censored history of blackface. Blacklisted for antagonising virtual-media zombies... 

Show Me the Money

Show Me the Money

After six years of austerity, is it even possible to be an artist and make enough money for luxuries like bread? Show Me the Money is a funny, inspirational show by multimedia artist Paula Varjack looking at how artists manage to support their creative dreams... 

Fringe Schools Poster Exhibition

Fringe Schools Poster Exhibition

See the extraordinary world of the Fringe through the eyes of schoolchildren from across Scotland at this free exhibition of entries in the 2017 Fringe Schools Poster Competition. Featuring the three winning designs that made it onto the cover of the 70th anniversary Fringe Programme, plus our Creative Stars Award winners and shortlisted entries from 14 regions across Scotland... 

Phoebe Traquair Song School Murals – Free

Phoebe Traquair Song School Murals – Free

Painted 1888-1892 and restored in 1998, Traquair's acclaimed murals illustrate the canticle Benedicite Omnia Opera. Showing Pre-Raphaelite influence, they are a moving expression of faith... 

New Edition

New Edition

Curated by Sarah Lowndes, New Edition is a group exhibition displaying newly commissioned printed works by Museums Press, Poster Club and Emer Tumilty. The exhibition showcases the current, pioneering wave of Scotland-based artists working in print... 

Plant Scenery of the World

Plant Scenery of the World

Presented across Inverleith House and the Front Range glasshouse at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Plant Scenery of the World aims to evoke the theatrical, awe-inspiring, utopian and naturalistic display of plants under glass... 

Jac Leirner

Jac Leirner

Brazilian artist Jac Leirner presents her first solo exhibition in Scotland, bringing work from major collections together with new work made especially for Edinburgh audiences. Rising to prominence in the 1990s, Leirner has made an international career with works that use the same everyday materials obsessively over and over again, combining them into astonishingly beautiful sculptures that reveal the material poetry of the mundane... 

Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

This major exhibition tells the real story of the rise and fall of the Jacobites. The Jacobite legend has an enduring fascination and now renewed global interest due to the Outlander books and television series... 

Drawn to Edinburgh

Drawn to Edinburgh

An exhibition of illustrated works by students and graduates of Edinburgh College of Art. Its theme is a sense of place and what makes Edinburgh unique. The first strand comprises a variety of styles and approaches to illustrating iconic buildings, reflecting the inspiration the city brings to young learners finding their place in their new home... 

True to Life – British Realist Painting in the 1920s and 1930s

True to Life – British Realist Painting in the 1920s and 1930s

Bringing together more than 80 paintings by an almost forgotten generation of artists, this exhibition explores the figurative tradition in British art between the two World Wars. It focuses on scrupulously detailed realist painting, part of a worldwide trend at the time, and features work by more than 50 artists... 

A Perfect Chemistry: Photographs by Hill and Adamson

A Perfect Chemistry: Photographs by Hill and Adamson

Only four years after the invention of photography was announced to the world in 1839, two Scots had mastered the new medium and were producing works of breathtaking skill in extraordinary quantities... 

Collapse

Collapse

In under thirty minutes Collapse presents a hauntingly hypnotic exploration of Cassandra' agony as she prophetically laments the collapse of her city. Ignored by the people, their denial of her claims induces her own fall into a a state of mental derangement... 

Apples and Snakes and NWS Workshop

Apples and Snakes and NWS Workshop

Apples and Snakes and New Writing South present a 2 hour workshop aimed at spoken word artists and those interested in writing for performance. The workshop will be practically based with excercises and discussion and led by a professional artist... 

Eve's Dawning: The Story of the Last Girl

Eve's Dawning: The Story of the Last Girl

‘Eve’s Dawning’ combines storytelling, live music and animation to tell the dystopian fairy tale of Eve, the last girl in the world, as she navigates a post-apocalyptic wasteland, meeting strange characters en route... 

Big Wows for Small Wonders: Apples and Snakes and NWS present...

Big Wows for Small Wonders: Apples and Snakes and NWS present...

Children's poet and spoken word theatre maker Justin Coe ('Big Wow', 'Small Wonder', 'The Dictionary of Dads', 'The Jumble Book') leads a workshop for adult writers/performers interested in exploring how to write/perform their own children's poetry or poetry-theatre shows... 

Fandom Undivided

Fandom Undivided

We are slowly falling apart, we are stagnating. We live on the edge of society. We live in fear of your judgement, and you may want our voices to simply disappear. But we will not go away quietly... 

House of Verse

House of Verse

One entertaining community. Join our variety culture. We are an eclectic performance troupe who share regular variety events across Leicester. Home to spokenword, rap, beatbox, comedy, DJing, live music, live art and beyond... 

Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School

Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School

Life-drawing glamorous, quirky-cabaret performers in an atmosphere of boozy hilarity? Founded in Brooklyn, Anti-Arts School events now take place in 150 cities worldwide. Between sketching, why not sample a cocktail in the amazing new art-deco interior of Gem Electric... 

The Woman Who Shed Her Skin

The Woman Who Shed Her Skin

A woman single-mindedly pursues her physical image at the expense of her inner self. When that self desperately rises up to take control, no quarter will be given. In an age of seemingly endless cosmetic obsession, ‘The Woman Who Shed Her Skin’ reveals a story of the obsessive pursuit of the unattainable: female perfection... 

Who Do You Think You Are? Barbara Brownskirt.

Who Do You Think You Are? Barbara Brownskirt.

'Who Do You Think You Are? Barbara Brownskirt' is a darkly funny, pathos-fuelled show inspired by the TV show of similar name by writer and performance artist Karen McLeod. Shrouded in iconic anorak, knees bulging from pop socks, Barbara Brownskirt is the unsuccessful lesbian Poet-in-Residence at the 197 bus stop, Penge... 

Terror Australis

Terror Australis

I love edgy cabaret - give me songs about Chemsex (thanks Bourgeois and Maurice), or anti-drag (thanks David Hoyle) or blood, sweat and other bodily fluids (thanks Christeene) and I will be a very happy person... 

Grace Eyre Street

Grace Eyre Street

A showcase of live performance and film made by artists with learning disabilities from Brighton & Hove and beyond. Each performance or screening will last between 20 and 30 minutes, punctuated by intervals where use of the on-site bar will give people an opportunity to explore a visual art exhibition housed within the venue. 

Cultureground @ B.fest

Cultureground @ B.fest

Presenting the best in art, sculpture, debate and creative workshops, Cultureground is the interactive gallery that showcases young people’s work from across the city. View, talk or make, Cultureground asks you to challenge your perceptions of how we categorise 'youth' art... 

John Callaghan's Cabaret Electro

John Callaghan's Cabaret Electro

"Blurring the lines between music and artistic performance, John's use of visuals and costumes pushing the set to another level... An incredible performer, and certainly unique." (Paper Champion), "Famed and feared for the crazed pantomime antics... 

Sex Education

Sex Education

One parent refuses to talk about sex. The other parent buys their child gay porn DVDs. Revisiting the explicit films his dad bought him at fourteen, Harry Clayton-Wright explores the ways in which we learn about sex and how that shapes us later in life... 

Gender Spanner

Gender Spanner

A joyous and empowering hour of cabaret, burlesque, and labels that just don’t stick. Armed with a ukulele, spinning plates, and more costumes than you can fit in your closet, Jessica McKerlie presents a smorgasbord of original music and poetry with a common thread: Are you a man? Are you a woman? Are you sure? Inspired by Jessica’s own explorations and understanding of gender fluidity, 'Gender Spanner' is a cabaret that goes to the very core of what it is to be human. 

The Story of You and I (A Performance Trilogy)

The Story of You and I (A Performance Trilogy)

If you ever crave the feeling that all the weight has been taken off your shoulders, this show and its desire to unburden you is worth a shot. An intimate experience exploring the physical and metaphorical meeting and interaction between two or three people, The Story of You & I simply requires the members of its’ audience to give and receive, whilst keeping an open mind... 

Margo Piano Musical Show

Margo Piano Musical Show

A musical story for children where each character is a musical instrument . In this educational show, a one-man-band tells the story of Margo Piano and plays some instruments when characters appear in the story: Oscar Guitar, Marion Percussion, etc... 

Motherhood: (Un)speakable, (Un)spoken

Motherhood: (Un)speakable, (Un)spoken

Unflinchingly honest journey to every mum. Contemporary theatre for audiences of today, followed by a chat. "Hidden gem" (Fringe Review). "This is... outstanding devised theatre... 

B.fest @ The Level

B.fest @ The Level

B.fest launches a week of gigs, exhibitions, comedy, skate and much more. B.fest is run by young people who attend Brighton Youth Centre. This launch event will give you a taste of what B... 

King of the Fringe: Best Of

King of the Fringe: Best Of

Join us for some drag king cabaret by the seaside as we celebrate the bois from previous King of the Fringe competitions. Past winners Sammy Silver, Benjamin Butch and George Faithless will be lip-syncing, hip-thrusting and lyric-twisting for your pleasure alongside some other crowd favourites and special guests... 

Tricyclic Transform

Tricyclic Transform

Solo musical cabaret exploring genderqueer identity with songs and drag. Miss Liliane, "biologically-challenged drag-queen", has penis envy and that makes her slightly unhinged! Join them round the gender wheel as they try on alternate personas by performing iconic torch songs... 

I Will Carry You Over Hard Times

I Will Carry You Over Hard Times

Settling into a pew at Sweet St Andrew’s along with a small but eager crowd, I had no idea what to expect from I Will Carry You Over Hard Times. I knew it was part of Brighton Fringe’s 2017 Dutch Season, which showcases selected award-winning shows from Amsterdam Fringe... 

Belongings

Belongings

Anthony Ayton, mid-forties, middle-class ex-criminal lawyer, raised in the East End of London before attending a public boarding school, a comprehensive, and finally a grammar school, asks himself the question; "Where and with whom do I belong?" 

Performancegate

Performancegate

It’s time for a show of radical gestures and tough words. Look and listen to the students of the MA Performance and Visual Practices as they return to the Marlborough Theatre with a show that smashes normality and attends to the smithereens... 

Naked Girls Reading featuring Burlexe

Naked Girls Reading featuring Burlexe

Join burlesque artist and naked stand-up, Miss Glory Pearl, for an intimate, innovative show combining powerful stories, beautiful women and beautiful words. 'Naked Girls Reading' is a global performance art phenomenon that asks the audience to exalt rather than scandalize the female body... 

Drawn To The Page

Drawn To The Page

An afternoon of creative writing, poetry and stories. View some inspiring paintings, try some fun writing exercise as you look at the art, and listen to our emerging writers sharing the writing they've produced in workshops... 

The Print-shop

The Print-shop

Brighton comics creators and graphic novelists Joe Decie, Hannah Eaton and Daniel Locke are spending a week producing hundreds of original drawings, prints and comics that explore and respond to the daily life of Brighton... 

The Fairy Tale Fair

The Fairy Tale Fair

Join The Fairy Tale Fair at Brighton Open Market for a special Saturday market takeover. Over 45 high quality craft and design stalls fill the venue showcasing the makes of local creatives and designers... 

Experiencing Hard times with Maarten Zaagman and Falk Hübner

Experiencing Hard times with Maarten Zaagman and Falk Hübner

A fascinating opportunity to learn the mime choreography technique behind the award-winning performance ‘I Will Carry You Over Hard Times’. Open to all, we research musical material, arranging, and recording... 

Frontal Lobotomy

Frontal Lobotomy

Bold, witty, and surreal, burlesque maverick Jeu Jeu la Foille fuses original beat poetry with the tormented lullabies of Tom Waits, punctuated with scientific accounts of perhaps the biggest error of judgment in medical history - the transorbital lobotomy... 

Longing, or Exile at Home

Longing, or Exile at Home

An Arab, a Jew, and a new immigrant take a voyage into memory, dramatising their personal stories. The daughter who returned to Berlin in her fathers’ footsteps, and now longs to go back to Israel, to where her father emigrated to save himself from the Holocaust... 

The Privileged

The Privileged

Have you ever seen a polar bear in the flesh? Been close enough to notice just how white these magnificent mammals are? Here is your chance to get up close and personal: remove your shoes, coats and bags, as you are about to encounter the Arctic’s whitest predator, with black skin... 

OUT

OUT

We are presented with two bodies: a loud Jamaican dance hall music and disco lights. As we enter The Marlborough we are not seated in the usual position. Instead we are on the stage and the performers are on the floor... 

In the Chips Because of the Cheese

In the Chips Because of the Cheese

Kate Winslet soaking wet, porcelain thrones and dancing sausages. This two women show asks the big, important questions in life such as "what did canned vegetables have to do with the harvest festival?" This is Screaming Banana's Brighton Fringe début and what better way to do so than with a show that is intelligent, provocative, colourful and funny? 

Cultural Echo

Cultural Echo

Cultural Echo is the debut theatre work from young company Broken Perspectives. The show follows two young men who attempt to explore, reminisce and re-appropriate their childhood memories of home in a now gentrified London... 

Strode's College Evening of New Performance

Strode's College Evening of New Performance

An evening of new and exciting work from students nearing the end of their acting training at Strode's College. Inspired by leading contemporary theatre practitioners, these aspiring performers from Surrey have devised a series of plays that aim to provoke, stimulate and entertain modern audiences especially for Brighton Fringe 2017. 

Slap and Tickle

Slap and Tickle

"A machine gun of visual joy” (SeeingDance) This dark, ribald, physical commentary is created and performed by Liz Aggiss, a “maverick, anarchic, indomitable and fearless performance artist... 

artrepublic presents: Art Yard Sale

artrepublic presents: Art Yard Sale

Back for 2017! Another fantastic day out for art lovers everywhere. Meet many local and national cutting-edge artists and buy incredible art direct at the artrepublic Art Yard Sale... 

Disco yoga

Disco yoga

Disco Yoga® is a brand new yoga class inspired by a new generation of 'mindful drinkers’ as well as those who simply want fitness to be fun and uplifting! It’s for people who love to train hard and party hard, disco lovers, yoga aficionados and first timers looking for a new way to unwind and socialise! Our mission is to never take life, disco or yoga too seriously... 

BLINDFOLD: The Night of the Hunt

BLINDFOLD: The Night of the Hunt

I wasn’t entirely sure what I’d witnessed after walking out of BLINDFOLD: The Night of the Hunt, a surreal play by Greek company THE.AM.A (Theater for People with Disabilities)... 

The Angel and The Fiend

The Angel and The Fiend

"I looked like an angel, but was a fiend inside." Lee Miller (1907-1977, New York). A muse, model, photographer and one of the first female war correspondents during WWII. Post war she married Surrealist artist Roland Penrose and settled at Farley Farm, Muddles Green, E... 

Open Church: Sacred Heart, Hove

Open Church: Sacred Heart, Hove

Come and take a look around our beautiful church. The Church of the Sacred Heart is a Roman Catholic church built in Early English Gothic style with art dating from 1881. Light a candle, say a prayer, or just have a look at the art work, sculptures, stained glass and frescos... 

Open Studios

Open Studios

A unique opportunity to see what goes on behind the public face of one of the largest artists’ groups in the country, Phoenix Brighton Open Studios. We invite art lovers of all kinds to this event, which focuses exclusively on the professional artists and makers who have studios in the building... 

Borde Hill Sculpture Exhibition

Borde Hill Sculpture Exhibition

Our 2017 sculpture exhibition showcases work by both established and up-and-coming artists. During this year's exhibition, the garden will be transformed into a stunning outdoor gallery, offering inspiring art in bronze, resin, stone, metalwork and ceramics... 

Sex Addiction: The Lecture

Sex Addiction: The Lecture

For the last five years, Tommy has been trying to recover from an addiction that people struggle to class as an addiction. Join Tommy as he questions his own struggles and why society thinks they know what an addict is... 

AART TV Live Broadcast!

AART TV Live Broadcast!

New Zealand’s finest Mikey the Aartist returns to Brighton Fringe for the launch of AART TV Live with special guest artists Jim Parkyn (Aardman Animations) and George Egg (Anarchist Cook 2)... 

A Way of Seeing

A Way of Seeing

A double-bill of intimately presented contemporary dance, story and film, exploring the perception and experience of shared memory. Weaving live dance and projected film, live installation 'Memory Box' contemplates the shifting layers, changing perspectives and emotional tones of memory... 

House of Alchemy

House of Alchemy

A week long exhibition of visionary art and imaginative Realism in central Brighton. The gallery space will also host life drawing classes, morning yoga and exploratory talks throughout the week... 

Drawing Circus

Drawing Circus

An extravaganza of themed figure-drawing. Come sketch with us as models in circus costume are frozen mid-act for your drawing delight. All abilities are welcome and drawing materials are provided... 

Spark Factory

Spark Factory

Seven brave and bold artists constructing the next big thing in theatre. Discover a multitude of ground-breaking theatre stunts and delve into the forefront of theatre experimentation... 

Thomas Wolfe Presents: The Brighton Fringe Poets

Thomas Wolfe Presents: The Brighton Fringe Poets

Local author and poet Thomas Wolfe presents a night of spoken word, poetry and storytelling from some of Brighton's best poets. Having searched the open-mic scene to find the best authors the city has to offer, Thomas Wolfe is proud to bring these acts to the stage for an unforgettable literary event... 

Lucy Hopkins: Ambition

Lucy Hopkins: Ambition

The world preview of Lucy's new show - a coming to terms/retelling of the history of England and spiritual revolution. A problematic confrontation of the times, a story about being together and some improbably beautiful songs, performed by a goddess, of sorts... 

Farleys House Tours

Farleys House Tours

Experience the extraordinary atmosphere of the Sussex home of Surrealists Lee Miller and Roland Penrose, whose guests included Picasso, Man Ray and Miró. 50-minute guided tours of the house run throughout the day... 

GorillaBot Party

GorillaBot Party

A strange and amazing masked music group are bringing their unique party to Brighton. They have a new band member, a brand new show and are looking forward to showing you how to get down, GorillaBot style! But what strange events will get in the way of their party... 

Learn To Throw a Pot

Learn To Throw a Pot

Come along and learn to throw your own pot on the potters wheel at the Painting Pottery Cafe! Learn a new skill alongside other beginners with one of our fabulous potters in this structured workshop that will teach you how to create a lasting ceramic piece... 

Disco Lovers

Disco Lovers

After 3 sold-out seasons, the Disco Lovers return to their now-legendary late night slots at the awesome Spiegeltent. With their irrepressible mix of joy and humour, they promote inclusivity, raise money for good causes, and of course play epic Disco and Classic House music all night long!   

Present Tense

Present Tense

An exhibition of works that explore disrupted space: cultural, political, emotional and physical, selected from Phoenix Brighton studio artists and curated by Lucy Day. The exhibition offers a slice in time, a moment of shared connections and isolated thoughts... 

Lucy McCormick's 'Triple Threat'

Lucy McCormick's 'Triple Threat'

Post-popular prodigy Lucy McCormick and her Girl Squad present a trashstep-DubPunk morality play for the modern world. Casting herself in all the main roles, Lucy will attempt to re-connect to her own moral conscience by reenacting the New Testament via a Nu-wave holy trinity of dance, power ballads and performance art... 

Reality Check

Reality Check

Athena Kugblenu has watched, listened and looked for a long time, and now she's grown tired of the conventions of the left wing press. 'Reality Check' is the hotly anticipated debut hour from an adroit comic who's found her voice and isn't afraid to use it... 

Art of PrintMaking: Open Studio

Art of PrintMaking: Open Studio

Now celebrating 40 years, this busy, central, printmaking studio is open again to the public, exhibiting members' works amid the tools and presses of their creation. With artists present to explain the different processes, this really is a rare (free) opportunity to learn about the pieces you can peruse and buy! 

Network Diagnostics

Network Diagnostics

New work from an exciting Irish theatre company. Kate and Tadgh have not left their rooms for a very long time. To make a living, they look for work on a dubious website called “Hablo Hot and Heavy... 

The Tempest. The Shore.

The Tempest. The Shore.

Sculptural installation with spoken word performance on The Banjo Groyne inbetween The Palace Pier and Brighton Marina. 

Unity Through Struggle

Unity Through Struggle

We are a group of young people concerned about our future in the UK, with such dramatic changes happening all around us. Together, through combined arts, crafts, interactive digital artworks and live, hands-on digital workshops, we would like to invite other young people to join the conversation and have a say in our future... 

Even God Knew I Was GAY

Even God Knew I Was GAY

In case you were wondering... Jilberto is a Seattle-based comic who has brought his talents to London. He is a corporate professional snob during the day and just a snob at night... 

Faces of Brighton & Hove: 1 in 273,400

Faces of Brighton & Hove: 1 in 273,400

An eclectic array of work from a local arts collective exploring some of the many faces of the city. Come and see different perspectives/interpretations and pop round if you fancy having your portrait done. 

Wank Bank Masterclass

Wank Bank Masterclass

Rural Ranga, the Australian artist who created an art book from his happy ending massages in New York City, brings you an informative, interactive and playful masterclass of original techniques to perfect the art of handling your partner’s member (or even your own)... 

Ghost Walk of the Lanes

Ghost Walk of the Lanes

A 70 minute tour in the company of either Silas, Jasper or Ebenezer, visiting eight sites, around Brighton's most haunted quarter. All storytellers perform in full Victorian attire. 

Heroes Exhibition

Heroes Exhibition

Charly N'doumbe, student at the Beaux-Arts Biarritz, validated his curriculum by obtaining a DNAP (National Diploma of Visual Arts) with a special congratulations and accreditation of the awarding body, before then being admitted into the Fine Arts of Monaco in 2013... 

Incredible Collectable Art From Established and Emerging Artists

Incredible Collectable Art From Established and Emerging Artists

Discover hundreds of today’s most sought-after limited edition and original prints in one must-see gallery! Lose yourself in the latest releases from outstanding artists such as Sir Peter Blake, Damien Hirst, Dave White, Pure Evil, Magnus Gjoen, Ben Eine and many more. 

Nightpiece Film Festival

Nightpiece Film Festival

Like independent film? Support Nightpiece. In 2014 we presented 69 short films on an open access basis. In 2015, we curated the programme and received 2,101 submissions from 99 countries across the world, selecting 52 films of impeccable quality... 

Touch

Touch

What are you connected to? How does it feel to be connected? When do we feel connected? Touch is a durational event that explores connection, memory and the passing of time at the meeting point between movement, film and installation... 

Pollyanna

Pollyanna

The Paradise Palms is a difficult venue in which to perform. The seating is sparse and the bar becomes easily crowded. Most variety nights would struggle to command this kind of audience but Pollyanna is not most variety nights... 

Edinburgh Macmillan Art Show

Edinburgh Macmillan Art Show

This exciting annual art show, now in its 14th year, is held in the beautiful surroundings of Bonhams auction house in the New Town. It showcases work by recognised and emerging artists and jewellers... 

Paul Foot: 'Tis a Pity She's a Piglet

Paul Foot: 'Tis a Pity She's a Piglet

For a comedian with such a cult following, renowned for surrealist originality, I was very excited about my first encounter with Paul Foot’s comedy. It is immediately apparent, however, that Foot divides crowds... 

Nightpiece Film Festival

Nightpiece Film Festival

Like independent film? Support Nightpiece. In 2014 we presented 69 short films on an open access basis. In 2015, we curated the programme and received 2,101 submissions from 99 countries across the world, selecting 52 films of impeccable quality... 

A Passion for Passion

A Passion for Passion

It is time, after 2000 years, for the resurrection – the one and only, our beloved Jesus. But this time it can be one of you! We are inviting you to our interactive game show where the audience decides who will be the next Jesus Christ, the biggest celebrity to live and die on this planet... 

Trinity

Trinity

Brave New Worlds is a design-led performance collective from the UK and Lithuania, founded by award-winning theatre maker and performer Valentina Ceschi (Dancing Brick), visual artist Guoda Jaruseviciute and pioneering British costume designer Kate Lane... 

The Rules Of Inflation

The Rules Of Inflation

This is no ordinary birthday party. As we enter to balloons and party bags and children's music we are handed cards to vote on. Each brightly coloured character urges us to vote for them... 

The Sanctuary of the Minds

The Sanctuary of the Minds

A spectacle of music, video, strobes, multimedia, animation in 3D and 2D, with treated and customised film, using colour effects, singing and flamenco percussion mixed with Scottish folk and electronic... 

AART

AART

As Mikey (Andrew Bridge) welcomes you to thePleasance Green, he’s very chatty, dressed in an unusual combination of sports shorts, a yellow jumper and a sparkly poncho. This is a workshop... 

Bildraum

Bildraum

Bildraum is part of the 'Big in Belgium' series, featuring six of the country’s many outstanding theatre and performance companies. This work is likely to be most people’s first exposure to anything of its kind, so if you are looking for a completely new experience this might well be it... 

The Birds#1. Corpses

The Birds#1. Corpses

Alfred Hitchcock has already firmly established that birds are terrifying beyond doubt. So you could be forgiven for thinking that this performance may hold the same emotive core. You would be wrong, they key failure to this piece is the lacking of any sort of emotive core... 

The Nutty Professor and His Amazing Magic Bubble Show

The Nutty Professor and His Amazing Magic Bubble Show

Bubble-lovers will rejoice in this fun, immersive spectacle lead by the energetic assistant Ms Squeaky Bottom and the Nutty Professor himself. This show fully lives up to the jubbly expectations set by its title and will surely provide a fun experience for any kids in the 7-and-under age group... 

Lucy McCormick: Triple Threat

Lucy McCormick: Triple Threat

Triple Threat is a gloriously transgressive flurry of punky, feminist mayhem. An exercise in deliberate bad-taste, yet a strangely cleansing experience. The conceit of the show: performance artist McCormick, lamenting that there aren’t enough strong roles for women in the New Testament, pulls together a three-act morality compilation of biblical highlights with herself forcefully at the centre... 

Nightpiece Film Festival

Nightpiece Film Festival

Like independent film? Support Nightpiece. In 2014 we presented 69 short films on an open access basis. In 2015, we curated the programme and received 2,101 submissions from 99 countries across the world, selecting 52 films of impeccable quality... 

Bonkers

Bonkers

A collaboration of five, Edinburgh based contemporary artists presents…Bonkers! Visual artists Abigail Smith, Clare Robertson, Freddie Thomas, Joan Stack and Roween Suess present an exhibition examining the different notions of Bonkers; inviting the viewer to join in a celebration of escapism... 

Contemporary Clay

Contemporary Clay

New work from Edinburgh ceramicists Lara Scobie and Craig Mitchell. Highly recommended. For more information, vist: larascobie-ceramics.com and craigmitchellceramics.com. 

Along the Silk Road: Try Chinese Painting and Calligraphy!

Along the Silk Road: Try Chinese Painting and Calligraphy!

Try your hand at Chinese traditional painting calligraphy! Even state presidents won’t miss it during their visits in China. Chinese schoolchildren will demonstrate ink brush painting and writing, and then turn the brushes over to the audience... 

Grumble: Sex Clown Saves the World

Grumble: Sex Clown Saves the World

Kate Bush may well have adopted a new receptacle in the form of a skimpy harlequin from down under. Self-professed ‘eco-sexual’, Betty Grumble’s surrealist, circus-themed burlesque shatters the barriers of conventional cabaret to bring a unique exhibition to the Fringe... 

4D Cinema

4D Cinema

In 1923, Marlene Dietrich made the transition from stage to cinema through a bit part in German silent comedy The Little Napoleon. Ninety-three years later, Mamoru Iriguchi delivers a monologue about Dietrich’s life, with a projector screen around his head... 

The Terrestrial Sea

The Terrestrial Sea

The Terrestrial Sea highlights the ever-changing environments of Cromarty Firth through music and film. In 2012 Mark Lyken was Artist in Residence at the Lighthouse Field Station, Cromarty, where he worked alongside the team of ecologists and recorded The Terrestrial Sea album... 

And Now…

And Now…

‘Thought-provoking, visually beautiful and totally engaging’ **** (EdinburghGuide.com). Reflecting on the sea change in Scotland in 2014, a tribe of lost souls enter an ethereal Neverland, where present generations glimpse the promise waiting when we finally grow up – if, indeed, this is desirable at all... 

Storm String Quartet

Storm String Quartet

Four virtuosi. Four explosive musicians full of passion, power, energy, craziness, fantasy and momentum. Four skilful string players that are capable of filling even the most demanding audience with great enthusiasm... 

Into the Shadows of Shakespeare – Free

Into the Shadows of Shakespeare – Free

The Tempest, retold by children whose first language isn’t even English. Into the Shadows of Shakespeare is a short performance of Shakespeare’s much-loved final play, with the addition of a frame story about Chloe, a young girl with a crush, and her disapproving mother... 

Blink

Blink

Contemporary visual artists Gillian Spanswick and Irene Campbell reference memory, moment, atmosphere, reflection and sound, presenting their work inspired by their individual sense of place... 

On Ego by Mick Gordon

On Ego by Mick Gordon

Many theatre companies oversell their wares with outrageous hyperbole. Mind Over Matter Theatre Collective has done quite the opposite in their understated description. On Ego is a towering work of theatrical achievement that potently combines remarkable acting with moving effects... 

(I Could Go on Singing) Over the Rainbow

(I Could Go on Singing) Over the Rainbow

It’s a strange and unsettling thing being stood stock-still for a few minutes, gazing into a stranger’s eyes. It’s supposed to be an encounter marked by intimacy, but how close can you get when you’ve bought a ticket and when the stranger across from you shares the same moment every night, with tens of different people? I’m not sure... 

How (Not) to Live in Suburbia

How (Not) to Live in Suburbia

Annie Siddon’s (almost) one-woman show, How (Not) To Live In Suburbia, is an absolute treat from Siddon's first smile to the audience as she takes the stage, until she exits. Subtle, sincere, riotously funny and endearingly raw, Siddon's provides a faultless account of her struggles with loneliness... 

DeafFirefly: Playing with Poetry

DeafFirefly: Playing with Poetry

What happens when British Sign Language poetry meets spoken word? Can a poem be performed in two entirely different languages at once and still make sense? And be good? To what extent should each language 'make way' for the other? Are there other ways to make a poem 'accessible'? And can it be fun? Donna Williams aka DeafFirefly invites the lingually curious to join her to find out as she performs poetry in both BSL and English, in some cases at the same time... 

Labels

Labels

Joe Sellman-Leava has lived with labels his entire life and he also has to live with the consequences of them. He knows they can be helpful: his dad uses them to find reduced items in the supermarket... 

Emballage

Emballage

Emballage refers to Tadeusz Kantor’s concept of wrapping, a utilitarian action taken from the most mundane reality of everyday life. This outcome of an imaginative reworking of the Richard Demarco Archive is supported by Leeds Beckett University’s PhD research programme... 

Iraq Out & Loud: Reading the Chilcot Report in Full

Iraq Out & Loud: Reading the Chilcot Report in Full

A group of performers, writers, politicians and you plan to stage a reading of the Chilcot Report. Respectfully, humbly, and relentlessly, a cast of thousands, continuing non-stop. 24-7 until it’s done... 

The Colour Red: Its Sacred and Secular Meaning

The Colour Red: Its Sacred and Secular Meaning

Artist and lecturer Hilary Guise speaks about the significance and history of the colour red. Tea, coffee and pastries included afterwards. 

Iraq Out & Loud: Reading the Chilcot Report in Full

Iraq Out & Loud: Reading the Chilcot Report in Full

A group of performers, writers, politicians and you plan to stage a reading of the Chilcot Report. Respectfully, humbly, and relentlessly, a cast of thousands, continuing non-stop. 24-7 until it’s done... 

Phoebe Anna Traquair Murals

Phoebe Anna Traquair Murals

Come and visit Edinburgh's Sistine Chapel and see the beautiful, scintillating mural scheme by celebrated arts and crafts artist Phoebe Anna Traquair. Painted between 1893 and 1901, and the largest of her mural schemes, every surface is covered with images of all kinds: humans, angels, animals, birds and, above all, patterns... 

Clay 2016

Clay 2016

What makes this ceramic exhibition special is that it is held within a collective working pottery. We welcome visitors to our studios and are happy to discuss our working methods and concepts... 

The Abridged Dapper Eleven Hour Monochrome Dream Show

The Abridged Dapper Eleven Hour Monochrome Dream Show

Three people's dreams merge in post-apocalyptic Britain. 

Beached

Beached

Following 2015’s ‘outstanding’ five-star review (Edinburgh49.org), Liz returns, exploring the sea’s edge through legend, environment and flotsam’s intrigues. Mediums include bronze, ceramic and papier-mâché... 

Artists' Open Studios and Exhibition

Artists' Open Studios and Exhibition

Seventy artists/makers open their studios to the public. Quality contemporary paintings, ceramics, jewellery, textiles, wooden boxes, metalwork, printmaking, illustration, architecture and garden design... 

Help Us Tom Toal, You're Our Only Hope

Help Us Tom Toal, You're Our Only Hope

Amused Moose Best Show nominee TT returns, with a devastatingly funny show. Edinburgh will be destroyed in 2016 unless one man can stop it... That man is Tom Toal, and he must make the ultimate sacrifice... 

Damián Ortega

Damián Ortega

The Fruitmarket Gallery boasts “World class contemporary art at the heart of the city”. No exhibition could justify that claim more than the current display by Damián Ortega. It must be regarded as a major coup for the Fruitmarket to host the new works that constitute States of Time by the man who stands in the current line of succession to internationally renowned Mexican artists from Rivera to Orozco... 

Green Tea and Zen Baka

Green Tea and Zen Baka

A mindfulness start to your day. A refreshing cup of green tea in the garden and a mesmerising zen-inspired performance by minimal artist David Johnstone. This visual haiku draws on ideas from Japanese Butoh, Zen sages, and John Cage, with a gentle hint of mime and humour... 

Made to Love

Made to Love

Edinburgh-based singer-songwriter Fiona Crow presents her collection of self-penned songs accompanied by a full band, visual art and dance for a one-off Fringe production. Made to Love is an autobiographical journey of faith influenced by a range of musical genres. 

Your Majesties

Your Majesties

In the award-winning performance of Your Majesties, Navaridas and Deutinger reenact Barack Obama's Nobel lecture, held at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Oslo in 2009. Performer Alex Deutinger delivers the US President’s legendary speech while behind the audience, Marta Navaridas pulls the strings – manipulating and guiding the politician’s movements with invisible strings as a gesturing puppeteer... 

The Great Scottish Make Off

The Great Scottish Make Off

A week of arts and crafts events: an interactive art event unlike any other. Watch artists make with limited time, materials tools – the ultimate product is limited only by imagination... 

Tape

Tape

Stuck between failure and fame, the artist known only as Tape invites you to witness the creation of a pop-cultural Frankenstein. Join us for the world premiere of an original performance art piece incorporating music, dance, theatre and visual art direct from the University of Central Oklahoma... 

Celts

Celts

The Celts exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland is well worth a visit. Entry to the museum as a whole is free, but buy a ticket for the current exhibition and you’ll come out with a richer knowledge of the enigmatic Celts and what they mean for us today... 

Binari

Binari

A rare cultural occasion brought to the theatre: Korean shamanism engages communication with the heavens, played out on stage. This work compiles Halmi (Korean mask play), breaking the boundaries of tradition with a form of shamanic exorcism known as gut (pronounced 'goot’)... 

Tago: Korean Drum II

Tago: Korean Drum II

Leave your stress here and bring back vibrant energy to your life. Exciting, extreme, exhilarating drumming! The ultimate drumming performance from the East comes back to Edinburgh after a huge success of the previous year... 

The Animotion Show: Peace - War

The Animotion Show: Peace - War

Returning in a new theatrical format that builds on 2015's outdoor extravaganza, The AniMotion Show premieres Peace and War. Russian artist Maria Rud paints live to original music written and performed by virtuoso flautist David Heath and DJ Dolphin Boy... 

NeverMind the BusStops

NeverMind the BusStops

Bob Slayer's infamous late night lock-in and happenings: Storytelling and take-overs on a multiple award-winning double-decker bus. Anything can happen if you let it. We might even have a piano! 'Spirit of the Fringe... 

Wave After Wave

Wave After Wave

Wave After Wave builds on a reputation for presenting new frontiers in digital art, cyanotype and screen print. The show focuses primarily on recent work from Graphter Jim and Ursula Cheng. 

I Still Believe in Miracles: Thirty Years of Inverleith House

I Still Believe in Miracles: Thirty Years of Inverleith House

During thirty years of exhibitions programming Inverleith House has originated and presented some of the most memorable exhibitions ever staged in the UK, and achieved an international reputation for timeliness and originality... 

Fringe Schools Poster Exhibition

Fringe Schools Poster Exhibition

See the vibrant world of the Fringe through the eyes of schoolchildren from across Scotland at this free exhibition of entries in the 2016 Fringe Schools Poster Competition, including the winning poster by twelve-year-old Ruth Mackenzie... 

Phoebe Traquair Song School Murals – Free

Phoebe Traquair Song School Murals – Free

Painted 1888-1892 and restored in 1998, Traquair's acclaimed murals illustrate the canticle Benedicite Omnia Opera. Showing Pre-Raphaelite influence, they are a moving expression of faith... 

Inspiring Impressionism: Daubigny, Monet, Van Gogh

Inspiring Impressionism: Daubigny, Monet, Van Gogh

This summer’s blockbuster exhibition is an expansive survey of Impressionism, showcasing over 100 paintings from around the world. Through a series of fascinating and surprising juxtapositions, this show highlights the interactions and mutual influence between three key artists: Charles Francis Daubigny, a hitherto-overlooked painter, who anticipated and influenced many Impressionist practices, whilst supporting and inspiring many of the younger Impressionists... 

Artist Rooms: The Drawings of Joseph Beuys

Artist Rooms: The Drawings of Joseph Beuys

German artist Joseph Beuys (1921-1986) is best known for his actions, installations and sculptures, but first and foremost he was an artist who was interested in ideas: ideas about how the world, both natural and social, functioned, and how the latter could be improved... 

The Collection

The Collection

Internationally renowned artist the Scottish Colourist, Cara Mckinnon Crawford, presents a collection of paintings from her travels in Scotland, France, Italy and Russia. Cara is recognised for her dramatic paintings of Scotland which appear in collections worldwide... 

Surreal Encounters: Collecting the Marvellous

Surreal Encounters: Collecting the Marvellous

Subtitled Collecting the Marvellous, this exhibition brings together some of the finest surrealist works of art from four legendary private collections, those of Roland Penrose, Edward James, Gabrielle Keiller and Ulla and Heiner Pietzsch... 

Facing the World: Self-Portraits from Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei

Facing the World: Self-Portraits from Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei

The many extraordinary ways in which artists have portrayed themselves are explored in this exhibition, with over 150 self-portraits by over a hundred artists, across six centuries, featuring everything from oil paintings to Instagram selfies... 

Un-Titled

Un-Titled

Facing both her 80th year and an unveiling of a new piece of artwork, artist Gert has a lot to think about. Not only that, the passage of time is pressing on her mind, causing her to question the course of her life as a whole, her status and integrity as an artist, and the state of art itself in modern society... 

artrepublic presents: Art Yard Sale

artrepublic presents: Art Yard Sale

Meet many cutting-edge local and national artists and buy incredible art direct at the artrepublic Art Yard Sale! Head to Jubilee Square for this spectacular Brighton Fringe climax event. 

Guerilla Aspies: the Show of the Book. Become Autistic.

Guerilla Aspies: the Show of the Book. Become Autistic.

Become autistic. The author of Guerilla Aspies - a neurotypical society infiltration manual - brings his unique and hilarious autism conversion show to Brighton. Audiences at Edinburgh Fringe, Dublin and around the UK have joined the new normal... 

B.fest @ The Level

B.fest @ The Level

B.Fest @ The Level is back! The ONLY dedicated festival all-dayer for young people will be bigger and better than last year. Outside, outrageous, and filled with music, comedy, performance and much more... 

Knightmare Live

Knightmare Live

Enter, stranger! Knightmare Live is back with a brand new concept and offers YOU the chance to wear the iconic helmet of justice and play the dungeon. For 2016 the game has changed... 

The Dance Trail

The Dance Trail

Back for its second year, ‘The Dance Trail’ invites audience members on a journey of contemporary dance performances in unusual spaces around Brighton. 

No More Miss America!

No More Miss America!

I originally held out much hope for this production from How to Deal with Rude and Unruly Women, however being there was like serving a prison sentence. Eerily dispersed amongst the pews, the cast wearing nothing but their underwear made me think this was going to be an in-yer-face piece of theatre... 

Marilyn Carino with band

Marilyn Carino with band

Marilyn Carino's torchy, existential electro-soul has been likened to "Nina Simone coming back from the dead to front Morcheeba"; her latest album, 'Leaves, Sadness, Science' deemed, "a haunting, atmospheric gem"... 

Cultureground @ B.fest

Cultureground @ B.fest

Presenting the best in art, sculpture, debate and creative workshops, Cultureground is the interactive gallery that showcases young people’s work from across the city. View, talk or make, Cultureground asks you to challenge your perceptions of how we categorise ‘youth’ art. 

Joshua Glavin: Growing Pains

Joshua Glavin: Growing Pains

He's been called "dancer to watch" by The World Dances, represented GB in the Tap World Championships and even danced for the Royal Family. For the first time ever, Josh tells his story of passion, love and coming of age through a tap dance spectacular in the world premier, 'Growing Pains... 

LazyTown Live

LazyTown Live

A 60-minute, non-stop highly-interactive and energetic show, jam-packed with singing, dancing, spectacular acrobatics and music, featuring original tracks from the hit TV show. Featuring Sportacus, Stephanie, Ziggy, Robbie Rotten and... 

A Graceful Dying

A Graceful Dying

How do the dying do their dying? What is this end-of-life thing all about? This show asks questions about dying, has no answers about living. Stories and glimpses of end-of-life moments from an artist and soul midwife, the show contains words, humour, paintings, film and maybe tears. 

Seven

Seven

For a topic that has become slightly worn in recent years and can easily slip into cliché, this was a very commendable take, using the extremely difficult device of verbatim performance... 

Mr Candela

Mr Candela

‘Mr Candela’ is a charming story of a misunderstood inventor and his passion for light. One fatal mistake and he is exiled from the village, forced to live alone. The village falls into darkness and is unable to return to its former joy... 

All Saints Church: Flower Festival

All Saints Church: Flower Festival

Our Flower Festival, entitled "LOVE IS ... " takes place in All Saints Church, located in Old Patcham Village, which dates back to Saxon times. The church has a long history of community events and we hope very much you enjoy it and find a warm welcome. 

Funk The Family Festival 2016

Funk The Family Festival 2016

Funk The Family returns for another magical instalment of fantastical fun for all the family. Featuring a live music stage, Cirque Du Funk big top, nine hours of top-notch family entertainment, Club Tropicana DJ tent, delicious food and a fully licensed bar! Full line-up available online. 

BIF: Brighton Illustration Fair

BIF: Brighton Illustration Fair

The 2nd year of BIF: The Brighton Illustration Fair. Over two days and several rooms, 60+ guests and exhibitors will be representing the world of illustration in the form of comics, small press, prints, poster art, apparel, animation, zines, publishing, workshops, talks, screenings and more. 

Shrink Wrapped

Shrink Wrapped

Join Doris La Trine and Lotta Quizeen on their first day out of rehab. Doris (with golden, mobile toilet, Len) and Lotta (and her wheelie shopper) put the fun into dysfunction as they celebrate disordered eating, compulsive shopping and manic cleaning... 

Drawing People on Stage: Brighton Workshop 2016

Drawing People on Stage: Brighton Workshop 2016

An intensive, three-day urban sketching on-location workshop, led by world class sketchers, Isabel Carmona, Swasky and Rolf Schroeter. A unique experience to personally draw and record Brighton Fringe in various media... 

Tribute Acts

Tribute Acts

Everyone wants their dad to be a hero. But what happens when your heroes let you down? Cheryl and Tess interviewed their socialist dads and filmed it. 'Tribute Acts' is a hilarious and boldly honest exploration of father-daughter relationships... 

John Callaghan's Cabaret Electro

John Callaghan's Cabaret Electro

Quirky, wistful, witty, jubilant songs; dynamic performance; unique arrangements; ingenious costumes. "Eccentric and artful. High on classic pop melody with plenty of smart electronic concepts and whimsical introverted lyrics... 

The Excellence of Failure

The Excellence of Failure

The MA Performance and Visual Practices returns to the Marlborough Theatre for its annual show of surprise and delight. The show may include: a boy band not of boys, things which are not where you expect them to be, things converted into altars and somebody speaking on behalf of somebody else. 

Cocaine and Potatoes

Cocaine and Potatoes

A Colombian/Irish/Englishman takes on identity, the world, and why you have to try a Japanese toilet. Laughing Horse runner-up and Amused Moose finalist 2012, Perth Fringe World Critics Choice winner 2015... 

Drawing Circus

Drawing Circus

An extravaganza of themed figure-drawing. Come sketch with us as models in circus costume are frozen mid-act for your drawing delight. All abilities are welcome and drawing materials are provided... 

The Wanton Taste Club

The Wanton Taste Club

Five afternoons of energising art, food and wellbeing! Eat your happy and put a tang in your step this May. 'The Stuff of Waste': a playful symposium on 22nd. Mental health First Aid training on 23rd and 25th (additional £9 charge for manual)... 

A Tit Show

A Tit Show

Our tits sing, dance and talk about how they’re made for f**king. A tactically tacky performance that exposes the ridiculousness of the label ‘explicit’ in reference to breasts... 

Animal Magic

Animal Magic

The author Mick Jackson talks taxidermy and explores our ambivalent relationship with the animal kingdom, from Walter Potter to Johnny Morris via John Berger. Includes slides! (and drink) 

Hardly Still Walking, Not Yet Flying

Hardly Still Walking, Not Yet Flying

With elements that could have made it great, Hardly Still Walking, Not Yet Flying was sadly let down by others that weren’t quite up to par. Beginning on a positive, the singer had a beautifully delicate voice and their use of a loop pedal was impressive, framing the piece nicely... 

Daggers MacKenzie

Daggers MacKenzie

Step right up and behold the one and only Daggers MacKenzie, the gal who defies death with every toss of the blade. Straight from Edinburgh Fringe and featuring 10 original, genre-defying songs, heart-stopping knife juggling, and a tantalising tale that will capture your imagination. 

Kianja

Kianja

Kianja is an emerging young singer/songwriter making waves on the live London scene, fusing jazz and urban flavours with a twist of vintage style. A stunning voice and captivating presence... 

Joz Norris: Breakfast Of Champions

Joz Norris: Breakfast Of Champions

Award-winning idiot Joz Norris attempts to present the most audacious solo comedy show ever. His director is worried he'll milk it and will do all he can to make sure Joz performs as little of it as possible... 

Louise Searle Paintings

Louise Searle Paintings

A solo exhibition showcasing new oil paintings by Brighton-based artist Louise Searle. Her large-scale oil paintings explore themes of light, movement and colour, recreating vibrant and atmospheric worlds... 

An Dhá: Urban Folk Music

An Dhá: Urban Folk Music

Experience the fire of Scottish traditional music, the delicacy of classical perfection, the spirit of jazz and the life of the city from Urban Folk duo, An Dhá. An Dhá means 'The Two' in Gaelic; two musicians, a violin and a cello, on a journey exploring life and music together... 

M Lamar: Funeral Doom Spiritual For Male Soprano Piano and Electronics

M Lamar: Funeral Doom Spiritual For Male Soprano Piano and Electronics

From the ashes and ruins of long dead earth and the infinite blacknesses of what will be the year 2116, emerges the Funeral Doom Spiritual. Funeral Doom Spiritual is a song of mourning for what Antony Paul Farley calls “The motionless movement of death through slavery, segregation and neo-segregation... 

Art at St George's

Art at St George's

A clue to the treasure house hidden within this Hove church is the woodcarving of St George at the door. Within there are further woodcarvings by Balavendra Elias, paintings by John Armstrong, ceramics by Romola Jane and a dalle de verre window by the monks of Buckfast Abbey... 

Crème de la Crem

Crème de la Crem

An interactive performance exploring our death rituals in the gorgeous Extra-Mural Chapel. Free entry to the vibrant creative stalls that are focused on inspiring funeral options. Plus refreshments, music and more... 

Words on a Mirror: Mindfulness and Writing

Words on a Mirror: Mindfulness and Writing

"The very act of... getting (words) out of the beehive of the head and onto the... paper... is a form of clarification" (Pico Iyer). In this playful workshop, we’ll first look at mindfulness, then explore it through creative writing... 

Aqua TV

Aqua TV

Sit back, relax and enjoy Aqua TV, brought to you by the synchronised swimmers of Brighton. In their 8th annual Brighton Fringe show, the synchro swimmers of Brighton Swimming Club, Brighton Dolphin Synchro, and BSC's Horsham Flamingos will wow you with their synchronicity. 

Pathways Through the South Downs: An Exhibition of Landscape Paintings by Eva Peel

Pathways Through the South Downs: An Exhibition of Landscape Paintings by Eva Peel

Eva is often drawn to paint the pathways through the chalky hills of Sussex and loves the challenge of capturing its contours and shifting colours and light. 

The Journey: Confessions of an Artist

The Journey: Confessions of an Artist

This exhibition is brought to you by a collection of local artists working in a variety of mediums. The creating process is full of both pleasure and pain. Come and discover their celebrations, trials and tribulations... 

Traumfrau presents Disco Outrage - Spiegeltent: The Queer Takeover (A Night of infamous disco and disgraceful performers)

Traumfrau presents Disco Outrage - Spiegeltent: The Queer Takeover (A Night of infamous disco and disgraceful performers)

Dance until the late hours. Watch disgraceful drag acts and incredible performers. Meet gender benders, weirdos and the hottest queers in town. It's more than a dance floor... Sounds like a dream!? 

King of the Fringe

King of the Fringe

Brighton's only drag king competition is back! It's time for bois to become men as they battle it out to win the crown (and 100 quid)! Expect a night of bulging biceps, protruding packages and fierce facial hair as we try to find the next King of the Fringe! 

The Daily Grind

The Daily Grind

Hi. How are you? Looking for? A darkly comic solo show aiming to cruise, confide and query the complexities of love, sex and the internet age. 'The Daily Grind' explores the consequences that dating apps, image sharing and instant communication have on our everyday lives. 

Break Yourself

Break Yourself

A show about the relationship between power and sexual desire, what it means to want to be someone else, and Bruce Springsteen. Performed in male drag, Break Yourself is a risky, dishonest, headfirst and wholehearted attempt to try and be something we have never been before. 

Fake Hip Gnosis

Fake Hip Gnosis

Slash/Theatre presents - come into your own slice of life! The land of the free has never been so easy to hide from. Will a dog cry at an onion? Will you still be here later? Questions are answers and you are welcome to an hour of 'Fake Hip Gnosis'... 

Adam Vincent: Judgemental (work in progress)

Adam Vincent: Judgemental (work in progress)

Fresh from his sell-out run in Edinburgh, comedy writer for Channel Four’s 'The Last Leg', Adam judges himself and the world with wanton cynicism but now wonders if this is just his way of avoiding life... 

DOUZE

DOUZE

In 2015 Pop Star XNTHONY and The Penny Slots were heading to Eurovision. Except they weren’t. Unphased, XNTHONY’s making (another) comeback. Equipped with glitter and host of potential bangers, they’re convinced they’ll make it to Eurovision... 

We Are Stardust!

We Are Stardust!

Hullabaloo Community Quire presents 'We Are Stardust!' Join Hullabaloo and friends Robb Johnson, Naomi Bedford, Bela Emerson, Steven Grainger and WeBop choir, for a joyful celebration of the incredible life, inspiration and creative legacy of David Bowie... 

goo:ga

goo:ga

Through a blend of stand-up, song, dance, games and a cameo by her sidekick, Nigel the Pug, Ballou will delve into the comedic depths of pregnancy and work out what’s funny about having a tiny human sticking out of the front of you (spoiler: a lot). 

Moving Into Stillness: Workshop

Moving Into Stillness: Workshop

Join Sevanti for a 'Yogida' workshop, based on the choreography of her 'Moving Into Stillness' performance. Be guided through routines that include a fusion of yoga, partner yoga and meditative movement and dance... 

Edit Profile

Edit Profile

Newly single and HIV positive Pete listens to the consolations of his best friend Vanessa on his voicemail. “Call me!” she almost begs. He flicks on to Grindr. - Ping - “What you into?” - Ping - “BB and chems” - Ping - “Sounds fun... 

Owl Time

Owl Time

Inspired by a phrase from Virginia Woolf to describe dusk, Owl Time is a gentle production that provides political punch. While focusing on the necessity for humankind to harmonise with nature it follows the story of Matchgirl, who lives in a refugee camp in Calais (known as the Jungle)... 

Narcolepsie

Narcolepsie

Numbers, symbols, synchronicity, a key, a door, dimensions, sentient life - what is reality? A glimpse into space/time and my perception of the Universe... Natalia Stevenson-Oake will be the artist-in-residence at the One Church venue, creating a new piece for Brighton Fringe. 

Art InSight

Art InSight

Enter the world of sight loss! Experience works created by both sighted and visually impaired artists. Try your hand at Sound Tennis. Explore our sensory trail and find out what it's really like to live with sight loss... 

Women's Hour

Women's Hour

A cabaret piece about what happens when women are given just one hour a day to think about what it is to be a woman. Commissioned by Camden People's Theatre and winner of ThreeWeeks Editors' Choice award 2015... 

English Disco Lovers

English Disco Lovers

Sell-out 2014 and 2015, the 'English Disco Lovers' are back at the best little tent at Brighton Fringe. Bringing their irrepressible mix of awesome classic Disco and House music, humour, anti-racism, inclusivity and fun to Brighton Fringe’s beautiful late night venue... 

Dancing Shadows

Dancing Shadows

A stunning exhibition in a beautiful, spacious setting. Paintings and glass by Annelies Clarke and glass works by co-exhibitors Jose Heasman and Beth Midgley plus works by students of the Cedar Centre, Hollingdean... 

eXXhibition by Candy Medusa

eXXhibition by Candy Medusa

Ecological art weekend, raising awareness of plastic pollution, toxics in our seas and our bodies, women in science, art and exploration. Beach clean - 9am, 7 May; art workshops up-cycling beach garbage - 12pm, 7 and 8 May; all-female art show - 7pm, 7 May... 

Naked Girls Reading

Naked Girls Reading

Join burlesque performer and naked stand-up, Miss Glory Pearl, for an intimate show where beautiful women read naked. Making their Brighton debut, Glory and friends read a selection of texts on a common theme for your listening pleasure... 

Salt Printing with Stuart Kuhn

Salt Printing with Stuart Kuhn

A one day hands-on workshop covering early wet-process photographic printing. Suitable for all levels of experience. You will coat paper with chemical solutions, contact print using a digital negative, fix, wash and learn the history of salt printing. 

Nathan Cassidy: 42 (Preview)

Nathan Cassidy: 42 (Preview)

Award-winning comedian with a random set-list in a quest to find the meaning of life. No two shows the same! Sell-out Brighton 2012-2015, Malcolm Hardee Award Nominee, Best Show Winner 2014/Nominee 2015 Buxton Fringe... 

Fringe Festivities at the North Laine Brewhouse

Fringe Festivities at the North Laine Brewhouse

Join us at the North Laine for a weekender of art, music, performance and general fringy goodness! We'll start on Friday evening and won't stop until Sunday night! Expect live art, original music, burlesque, fire, magic and DJs until 2am! 

Off The Rails

Off The Rails

A unique 1:1 scale replica of a Jubilee Line tube carriage, with the interior and exterior covered in a printed vinyl wrap, featuring the graphic artwork of Andy Seize, who experiments with his life-long love of tube trains and the London Underground network... 

Adrienne Truscott's Asking For It: A One-Lady Rape About Comedy Starring Her Pussy and Little Else!

Adrienne Truscott's Asking For It: A One-Lady Rape About Comedy Starring Her Pussy and Little Else!

Dressed only from the waist up and ankles down, Truscott undoes the rules and rhetoric about rape, comedy and the awkward laughs in between. Can you make jokes about rape? She plans to, even if you tell her to stop! 

Contemporary Retrospective

Contemporary Retrospective

A joint exhibition over two floors by Brighton artists Patrick O'Donnell and Dawei Zhang featuring recent works upstairs, and a selection of work by both, spanning the last ten years, downstairs... 

Art of Printmaking: Open Studio

Art of Printmaking: Open Studio

Once again, this busy, central, printmaking studio opens its doors to the public, exhibiting members' works amid the tools and presses of their creation. With artists present to explain the different processes, this really is a rare (free) opportunity to learn about the pieces you can peruse and buy! 

Farley Farm House Tours

Farley Farm House Tours

Experience the extraordinary atmosphere of the Sussex home of Surrealists Lee Miller and Roland Penrose, whose guests included Picasso, Man Ray and Miró. 50-minute guided tours of the house run on Sundays from 10... 

Plastic is Forever

Plastic is Forever

Jewellers dedicate their craft to transform our waste into desirable objects. This exhibition uses art, design and moving images to increase awareness of how the ocean environment is affected by what we throw away... 

Drowned Voices Rise

Drowned Voices Rise

Winner of the Brighton Fringe Visual Arts Award 2015, Brian Mander performs as The Dark Laureate. Drowned Voices Rise; poetry by Eliot, Auden, Yeats and others. 

Borde Hill Sculpture Exhibition & Day Entry

Borde Hill Sculpture Exhibition & Day Entry

Our sculpture exhibition is a celebration of art and sculpture, showcasing works by both established and up-and-coming artists. During the exhibition, the garden will be transformed into a outdoor gallery, offering visitors an unique art experience set within stunning formal gardens and woodland. 

George Douglas: The Unseen Archive

George Douglas: The Unseen Archive

A new exhibition from the archive of Brighton photographer, George Douglas. Working for titles such as ‘Life' and ‘Picture Post’ during the 50s and 60s, he captured everyone from celebrities to charladies, amassing a rich and diverse collection, much of which remained undiscovered for 60 years. 

The Best Ink_d Show EVER

The Best Ink_d Show EVER

This year, Ink_d have invited every artist they have ever shown to submit one amazing artwork to make the best Ink_d show ever! Be prepared to be amazed and delighted by all your favourites... 

An Incredible Collection of Cutting-Edge Art

An Incredible Collection of Cutting-Edge Art

Discover hundreds of limited-edition prints and original works from today’s cutting-edge artists, including Sir Peter Blake, Damien Hirst, Pure Evil, Dave White, Magnus Gjoen and many more... 

Press and Release 2016

Press and Release 2016

Technology and the evolution of the Artist’s Book: the exhibition features the work of notable book artists from across the world, selected by New York-based curator and artist Maddy Rosenberg. 

State of Mind

State of Mind

Romany Mark Bruce, the creator of the Brighton AIDS Memorial, exhibits a new collection of vibrant abstract paintings, inspired by ecclesiastical items collected by him over 20 years. 

Learn to Throw a Pot

Learn to Throw a Pot

Have a go on the potter's wheel. Our studio assistants will show you how. Leave your pot to be glazed and fired and collect it three weeks later or have it posted. [newline] Children must be 8yrs+. 

Albert Mews Open Studio

Albert Mews Open Studio

Albert Mews Studio opens its doors for five weekends this May, hosting an array of returning and new designer talent. From hats to home-wares, ceramics to sculpture, there's something for everyone! Tucked away off Third Avenue we are there to welcome you with a cup of tea and a slice of homemade cake. 

'Who Sampled Who' presents 'Fallen Hip Hop Legends'

'Who Sampled Who' presents 'Fallen Hip Hop Legends'

An interactive, musical, play experience by Exploring Senses and One Brighton FM. Visit the exhibition at Jubilee Library. Participate in workshops at Brighton Youth Centre. Find out more at our website: www... 

The Misfit Analysis

The Misfit Analysis

Theatre is, for the most part, about telling stories with the aids of actors, scenery and props; in contrast, stand-up comedy is usually about a single person sharing their perspective of the world – or at least giving us a heightened version of that perspective... 

The Power of Music

The Power of Music

There’s something infectious about certain ad jingles. That ‘stuck-in-the-head’ phenomenon over which we seem to have very little control is what inspired John Groves at a young age to want to be an ad music composer and, we are told, has led to him becoming one of Europe’s leading ‘comMUSICation’ experts... 

Tomorrow's Parties

Tomorrow's Parties

Forced Entertainment have a legendary reputation for creating innovative, engaging and challenging theatre and performance. Therefore, Tomorrow’s Parties naturally comes with weighty expectations of being, in one way or another, brilliant... 

The Sick of the Fringe – Main Events

The Sick of the Fringe – Main Events

Are you The Sick of the Fringe? Commissioned by the Wellcome Trust and conceived by Brian Lobel, The Sick of the Fringe is a curated programme of events aiming to inspire collaboration between science and the arts... 

Milk and Honey?

Milk and Honey?

Art has long been a source of joy and comfort, both for creator and viewer. This is reflected in the title of this year's exhibition, Milk and Honey? A wide and exciting range of work by both recognised and emerging artists will be on show and for sale along with unique designer jewellery... 

Nightpiece Film Festival

Nightpiece Film Festival

Like independent film? You’ll love Nightpiece. Since 2010 an ethos of stage to screen production has helped translate everything we delivered as theatre in previous Fringes into feature or short films... 

Lee Miller and Picasso

Lee Miller and Picasso

Edinburgh is a hotbed of street performance, pushy flyerers and hill-related exhaustion at this time of year. The National Galleries of Scotland offer a range of beautifully curated free collections - each a delightful sanctuary away from the frenzy... 

Tutte Contro Verdi

Tutte Contro Verdi

The rise of feminist critique in the world of opera has given life to some fascinating discussions. It opens up a whole new way of appreciating our favourite operas, and this is exactly what Spanish actress and soprano Miren de Miguel aims to achieve through Tutte Contro Verdi... 

The Happiness Project

The Happiness Project

'I looked for it on Blackpool beach with my Mum. I looked for it in a raspberry ripple cheesecake. I looked for it in detention. I looked for it online. I looked for it but it got complicated... 

Bearpit Podcast (Podcast) Gala Show

Bearpit Podcast (Podcast) Gala Show

Live podcast recording and variety show in aid of Peruvian Kettle Syndrome. Previous guests include Wig Silly and Ham Adams. 'Heaps of promise' (Independent). 'Imagine local talk radio teamed up with Inside the Actors Studio... 

A String Section

A String Section

Here is what happens in A String Section: five women cut the legs off the chairs on which they are sitting. In most fundamental ways, it does not do anything more or less than this premise... 

Donald Does Dusty

Donald Does Dusty

Donald Torr was, apparently, the best big brother any little girl could have, especially growing up on the outskirts of 1960s’ Aberdeen. Unlike the other slightly older children on their street, Donald didn’t simply ignore and endure the young Diane Torr; conspiratorially, he relished her presence, sensing a kindred spirit... 

The Main Yvette

The Main Yvette

Disobedient yoghurt-covered yoga bitches. Win win win. Sexy anxious sluts on Diet Coke. ‘A raw and awkward, yet cathartic exploration of what it means to achieve success as a woman… groundbreaking originality and captivating humour ... 

The Great Scottish Make Off - Free

The Great Scottish Make Off - Free

Live art every day. Live music every evening. What can artists create when they are restricted? The Great Scottish Make Off is an interactive art event unlike any other. We are exploring how artists work within limitations... 

The Great Scottish Make Off - Free

The Great Scottish Make Off - Free

Live art every day. Live music every evening. What can artists create when they are restricted? The Great Scottish Make Off is an interactive art event unlike any other. We are exploring how artists work within limitations... 

Fake It 'til You Make It

Fake It 'til You Make It

Six months into their relationship, Bryony found out that Tim suffered from severe clinical depression. This was a secret Tim had kept for a very long time. Fake It ‘til You Make It is Edinburgh Fringe First winner Bryony Kimmings’ new work about clinical depression and men, made in collaboration with her partner Tim, who works in advertising... 

Whispers of the Mystical from The Dark Side of The Moon

Whispers of the Mystical from The Dark Side of The Moon

The Silver Moon Poetry Collection gives voice to the unspoken voices of the Feminine. She is the voice of the Earth, calling us deeper into our divinity, through the truth of our soul’s human experience... 

The English Channel

The English Channel

After 60 years, Liz Aggiss finally gives herself permission to do what she damn well pleases. Better late than never! Should she please you, or please herself? This ‘glorious wild card’ (Herald) and grand dame of anarchic dance, channels wilful women... 

The Assembly of Animals

The Assembly of Animals

Combining puppetry, magic and scientific-demonstration, THE ASSEMBLY OF ANIMALS gives a glimpse into the inner workings of a laboratory looking for life in everyday objects. As a performed sculpture, a series of delicately composed experiments reveal a proliferating system of surprises and animals within animals... 

Brush

Brush

This is a sweet and imaginative show that really draws you into the story that the delightful characters wish to tell.The show follows a family – Grandma, Mother, Father and Son- where the Son wants to have a brother to play with, so his Grandma tells him a story about the temple which he should visit in order to get a brother... 

IamI

IamI

Yet again CalArts pushes forward the frontiers of theatre with an extraordinary, fascinating and labyrinthine work. To guide us through this maze of existential complexity I will confess to being more than usually dependent on the press release for providing the only way out... 

BBC: Sue Perkins' Big Night Out

BBC: Sue Perkins' Big Night Out

Join Sue Perkins for BBC Two’s Festival highlights show, with live music, discussions, performance and comedy.  

For Now, I Am

For Now, I Am

Following on from Brew's acclaimed Remember When which recalled his past an elite ballet dancer, For Now I am engages directly with his body as it is now, 18 years on since his life-changing car accident, investigating and exposing his changed form... 

Paperwork 2

Paperwork 2

For the third year running, four artists from Edinburgh College of Art show their current works on paper. Accessible and affordable, these new drawings, prints and paintings on paper excite the eye and engage the mind... 

Phill Jupitus: Sketch Comic

Phill Jupitus: Sketch Comic

Back to the National Galleries, iPad in hand, and ready to sketch, legendary stand-up, punk poet and sketchsmith Phill Jupitus invites you to join him each morning as he sketches a favourite work, live... 

Coburg Collective

Coburg Collective

Coburg Collective is an exciting festival exhibition featuring award-winning artists and makers from Edinburgh’s Coburg House Studios. 16 Scottish contemporary artists will be showing their work for the first time in the Dundas Street Gallery... 

Paul Foot

Paul Foot

Surrealist comedian Paul Foot is an Edinburgh Fringe institution. This year he returns to his favourite room at the Underbelly Cowgate to deliver his own brand of erratic comic fare... 

where.to

where.to

Post-rock performance troupe Needless Alley present Where.To, an ongoing performance piece sitting somewhere between theatrical performance and live gig. Beginning with a conversation between friends, addressing our shifting perspectives on the state of the world, our right to privacy and social preconceptions of gender and class, it evolves into an exploration of hypothetical realisations of our collective ideals... 

Figure and Spirit

Figure and Spirit

Figure and Spirit examines the physical and unseen aspects of the human figure in its relation to the inner person and soul. Elements of the physical form and its partial ability yet inability to express dimensions of human existence and experience... 

BBC: Front Row

BBC: Front Row

Radio 4's daily arts show with the hits, misses, debates and talking points of the festivals and Fringe so far, along with writers, artists and live performances. 

Barbed

Barbed

A cosmic pile-on of free-thinking radicals from Northern Ireland present a smorgasbord of performance art, improvised music, comedy and spoken word, reeking of trusting, spontaneous, interactive improvisation... 

Exhibit This!

Exhibit This!

Exhibit This! is a series of fast-paced scenes and monologues based on 50+ works in New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. Watch as the sculptures, paintings, and cultural artifacts come to life to divulge their secrets, share about their love affairs, and even try to sneak out of the front doors! The trouble is not limited to the artwork: the museum guards and guides have their own tales to tell... 

Shift/ – A Best of Spoken Word

Shift/ – A Best of Spoken Word

Shift is a collective of poets that includes Rachel Amey, Bram Gieben, Harry Giles, Jenny Lindsay, Ali Maloney, Rachel McCrum and Sam Small. Each night of the week one of them presents a solo piece... 

PAN

PAN

PAN, the Korean word for festival, is a showcase of traditional dance and drumming and forms an eye-opening if not always compelling introduction to the country’s performance.The festival that we witness is split into two “banquets” – the first is a succession of choreographed pieces to recorded music; the second involves live drumming, a hugely important element of Korea’s musical history... 

Women's Hour

Women's Hour

“Doesn’t she look lovely?” Louise Mothersole and Rebecca Biscuit coo again and again, spitting irony. With their clownish face paint and matching school uniform outfits, they look a little ridiculous - a word that defines this show, though not in a negative way... 

Some People Talk About Violence

Some People Talk About Violence

With the title Some People Talk About Violence one would be forgiven for thinking Barrel Organ’s new show is serious and depressing. It’s not. Despite dealing with institutional violence it is incredibly playful and galvanising, leaving the audience shaken, with questions but no answers, and cementing Barrel Organ’s reputation as one of the cleverest and most exciting new theatre companies working in Britain right now... 

Sarah Stewart

Sarah Stewart

Dumfries and Galloway based printmaker Sarah Stewart creates fresh contemporary works inspired by patterns and typography found within her environment and found objects. Her work embraces the past, the thrown away and pre-loved seeking to challenge our perceptions of the past, rekindle our memories and instil a sense of nostalgia... 

Antiwords

Antiwords

Antiwords is a piece inspired by Václav Havel’s play Audience, featuring an awkward dialogue between a dissident playwright and a drunken brew master. Spitfire Company and Aurora Theatre’s reworking is amusing, if a little weary at times... 

Nightpiece Film Festival

Nightpiece Film Festival

Like independent film? You’ll love Nightpiece. Since 2010 an ethos of stage to screen production has helped translate everything we delivered as theatre in previous Fringes into feature or short films... 

The Animotion Show

The Animotion Show

'A mesmerising visual and aural feast' (Scotsman). The live chemistry between renowned virtuoso percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie and acclaimed Russian visual artist Maria Rud delivers a sound and image fusion that is truly unforgettable... 

Phill Jupitus: Sketch Comic

Phill Jupitus: Sketch Comic

Back to the National Galleries, iPad in hand, and ready to sketch, legendary stand-up, punk poet and sketchsmith Phill Jupitus invites you to join him each morning as he sketches a favourite work, live... 

Comedy at the Portrait Gallery

Comedy at the Portrait Gallery

Legendary stand-up and original punk poet Phill Jupitus hosts two evenings of some of the best comedy Edinburgh has to offer, in the atmospheric environs of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. 

Fake It 'til You Make It

Fake It 'til You Make It

Bryony Kimmings is a theatre maker, performer and actor. Her boyfriend Tim Grayburn works in advertising. This may not seem like an obvious set-up for a theatrical collaboration, but when the subject matter is clinical depression, men's mental health and love, this unlikely pairing manages to work wonders onstage... 

Jamie Wood – O No!

Jamie Wood – O No!

This is one of the strangest hours I have ever passed. However, it is also one of the funniest and most heart-wrenching. Jamie Wood - O No! is partly an homage to Yoko Ono (though you don’t need to be a fan to understand) and partly an exploration of relationships and what it means to fall in love... 

My Beautiful Black Dog

My Beautiful Black Dog

Billed as both musical theatre and performance art, the audience for Brigitte Aphrodite’s My Beautiful Black Dog, her autobiographical account of depression, is likely to bring varied expectations of what this piece will deliver... 

Phill Jupitus: Sketch Comic

Phill Jupitus: Sketch Comic

Back to the National Galleries, iPad in hand, and ready to sketch, legendary stand-up, punk poet and sketchsmith Phill Jupitus invites you to join him each morning as he sketches a favourite work, live... 

Awkward Happiness

Awkward Happiness

Awkward Happiness is a reflection on the futility of happiness. We have an uncanny ability to find lovers with demons complementary to our own. Is happiness something that we seek in another person? This moving and thought-provoking physical performance is inspired by themes from Kundera’s The Unbearable Lightness of Being and Bruckner’s Perpetual Euphoria... 

Lewis Schaffer is Free until Famous, £5

Lewis Schaffer is Free until Famous, £5

Lewis Schaffer states that although he normally occupies rooms on one of the free fringes during August, for his 2015 run he’s charging folk a fiver. He thinks that performing for free is better as audiences have lower expectations, but he’ll aim to give us all £5 worth of entertainment anyway... 

The Tubes (ft Fee Waybill)

The Tubes (ft Fee Waybill)

Legendary San Franscisco Rock band famous for their 1975 smash White Punks on Dope and their outrageous, theatrical live performances. One of the most entertaining live acts of all time... 

Lost in Transition

Lost in Transition

Lost in Transition looks at Romania’s decretei: children born as a result of Ceausescu’s 770 Decree that forbade contraception and abortions. These children, Romanian citizens, lived through numerous transitions: from communism to democracy, from trying to make a home in Romania to making a home abroad, from highly-skilled to illegal and un-skilled labour, from speaking Romanian to dreaming in English... 

39 Steps by Patrick Barlow

39 Steps by Patrick Barlow

It’s fitting that, given how this is the centenary of its original publication by Edinburgh-based publisher Blackwood’s, that at least one version of John Buchan’s classic thriller The Thirty-Nine Steps has made it onto this year’s Fringe... 

Carnival Medea: A Bacchanal

Carnival Medea: A Bacchanal

From Georgia State University comes a wonderful reimagining of the Medea myth, reset in the colourful trappings of Trinidad’s carnival. This has two benefits: allowing a glimpse of Trinidadian culture whilst offering an interesting take on the Greek classic... 

Bloodcream

Bloodcream

Poet Bog Polanco’s idea for this bite-sized poetry performance is really good: inspired by paintings from Scotland’s major collections he performs a series of poems he’s written in response to them... 

Under the Table

Under the Table

This show captures that exciting moment when a story gets so good, its teller has to put down their drink. Under the Table serves social critique with potent shots of comedy and poignancy, employing a range of poetic styles... 

The Nutty Professor and his Amazing Magic Bubble Show

The Nutty Professor and his Amazing Magic Bubble Show

Children's entertainment should be brimming with energy, lovable and over-the-top characters, and enchanting tricks. The Nutty Professor has perhaps lost touch with his nuttiness over the years, because he gives a tired performance which implies he doesn't even want to be there... 

Show Your Hope

Show Your Hope

Show your Hope is a mobile art exhibition by Dutch storyteller Mr Martin who has been travelling all over the world with a van full of paintings since 2003. The idea is simple - Mr Martin works with international artists providing them with a small canvas and asks them to respond to the phrase ‘show your hope’ in whatever way they see best... 

Visit the Artist

Visit the Artist

Unique, limited and very rare opportunity to visit Edinburgh artist in situ. View work – both complete and in process. Talk personally to the artist. Delicious refreshments provided... 

Medea of the Laundromat

Medea of the Laundromat

Medea, spurned foreign lover of Greek hero Jason, exacts terrible, poetic revenge in a local laundrette. Jason arrives too late to stop the wash cycle. This camp classic by HM Koutoukas, clown prince of New York's 1960s underground theatre scene, is bizarre, hilarious, and deadly serious... 

The Jerome Experience – Rotating Drumming Show

The Jerome Experience – Rotating Drumming Show

The Jerome Experience – Rotating Drumming Show… 'You may call him a musician, I'd call him an artist whose medium is sound and form...' (Andy Sweetland). 

Unexpected Excesses

Unexpected Excesses

A Bohemian Banquet. Jan and Liz invite you to their feast for the eyes; a cornucopia of bronzes, couture embroidery, porcelain, wearable art, papier-mache and body adornments set around a banqueting table... 

Artists’ Open Studios and Exhibition

Artists’ Open Studios and Exhibition

Seventy contemporary artists/makers open their studios to the public. Quality contemporary paintings, ceramics, jewellery, wooden boxes, textiles, weaving, metalwork, printmaking illustration/design, signwriting, architecture and landscape design... 

Markus Birdman – Grimm Realities

Markus Birdman – Grimm Realities

Growing up, my preacher man father made me draw Bible stories. I don’t remember the stories, but I draw great. My previous shows had short jokes, and tall stories. I thought it was high time to combine these with my drawings... 

West End Fair

West End Fair

One hundred makers, artists and designers exhibiting their latest creations in a spectacular outdoor setting. Go to www.westendfair.co.uk for images from previous years and for information on this year's exhibitors... 

Juxta-Position

Juxta-Position

Juxta-Position is an experimental performance art piece inspired by the song stylings of the defiant folk singer, Ani DiFranco. The show explores feminism, isolation, and dissent through devised movement and sculptural art... 

Liberation

Liberation

Paint is thrown onto the naked body, as art and theatre combine in an explosion of colour and movement. Liberation is a theatrical dissection of modern life, an exploration into what it means to be liberated... 

Dazzle Jewellery Exhibition and Nuno Scarves

Dazzle Jewellery Exhibition and Nuno Scarves

Since 1983 Dazzle has been showing up to 50 leading contemporary jewellery designers from all over the world. 3,000 pieces. This year we are adding a new dimension – the much sought after world-famous Japanese handmade scarves by Nuno Textiles... 

Green Tea and Zen Baka

Green Tea and Zen Baka

A mindfulness start to your day. A refreshing cup of green tea in the garden and a mesmerising Zen-inspired performance by minimal artist David Johnstone. Back by popular demand, this visual haiku draws on ideas from Japanese butoh, Zen sages, and John Cage, with a gentle hint of mime and humour... 

Release Your Inner Cartoonist

Release Your Inner Cartoonist

Learn the secrets of the cartoonists art with the award-winning creator of Clare in the Community (BBC Radio 4 and the Guardian) and Hamlet (the stage and in and around The Pleasance)... 

Artist Rooms Roy Lichtenstein

Artist Rooms Roy Lichtenstein

This special three room Artist Rooms exhibition is dedicated to works by renowned American artist Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997). Lichtenstein was one of the most groundbreaking and influential artists of the 20th century... 

Phill Jupitus: Sketch Comic

Phill Jupitus: Sketch Comic

Back to the National Galleries, iPad in hand, and ready to sketch, legendary stand-up, punk poet and sketchsmith Phill Jupitus invites you to join him each morning as he sketches a favourite work, live... 

A Walk in Colour with Mimoza

A Walk in Colour with Mimoza

An adventure through creativity from representational to abstract. From dark to light, the colours are walking together. Philosophy feeds Mimoza's imagination as her thoughts are expressed in colour... 

For Big Boys Only

For Big Boys Only

Uncover the linguistic layers of a Russian doll! Hear yourself in Nastya Rybachuk's contemporary, provocative and witty verses. Great showcase of pop-art poems premiering in Edinburgh this summer... 

Incognito: The Art of Disguise

Incognito: The Art of Disguise

A selling exhibition of tribal, ceremonial and performance masks from Africa and Asia. 

Pollyanna

Pollyanna

Who’s parting the velvety curtains tonight? Amongst DJs, drinking, chatting and flirting, testbed cabaret Pollyanna showcases performance art, drag, live music, and best/messiest Fringe talent... 

Bark

Bark

Unique nightly events where performance and art intertwine. Bark hosts an impressive line-up of local and international talent across varying genres, including: theatre, neo cabaret, music, spoken word, visual art, workshops and more... 

Charlie Dinkin: Child Star

Charlie Dinkin: Child Star

A starry evening with the most famous child star you've never heard of. Stardom! Star quality! War! Come on a journey through the highs and lows of her eclectic career; as an actress, author and spokesperson for non FDA approved mood-enhancing drink products... 

Fife Youth Arts Hub Gallery

Fife Youth Arts Hub Gallery

Young Curators from Fife College worked with Kirkcaldy Galleries in Fife during the Artist Rooms: Diane Arbus exhibition. These young artists crafted an exhibition that showcased the legacy of Diane Arbus and led to a greater understanding of the impact of her work... 

Mat Ewins: Day Job

Mat Ewins: Day Job

For 30 years Ewins has been the top sales rep at the Plymouth Pie Factory. Tonight there's a talent show. Tonight Ewins quits his day job. 'Unquestionably a very strange man... while delivering massive hilarity' (Guardian). 

A Life in Progress

A Life in Progress

Join Ryan Cull (2013 BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Award winner) as he describes his personal life in progress, from his boyhood adventures in leg braces to becoming a man combating his resulting/lingering insecurities... 

Sensuality in Marble and Bronze

Sensuality in Marble and Bronze

An exhibition of marble and bronze sculptures by the renowned Polish artist, in the sumptuous surroundings of Freemasons’ Hall Committee Room, is accompanied by an exhibition of drawings in the Mysterious hallway... 

The Overcoat

The Overcoat

Jenny's a mischievous little girl who loves playing with her Dad. But he has to put on his business suit, pick up his briefcase and go to work. When Jenny grabs hold of his overcoat to stop him leaving, a thread unravels, becoming the start of a magical world of adventure and discovery... 

Unlimited Exhibition

Unlimited Exhibition

Summerhall’s Meadow Galleries hosts the first Unlimited Exhibition: a collection of ambitious visual and mixed media installations by outstanding disabled artists. Unlimited offers talented disabled artists funds and mentoring support to develop, produce and show ambitious work... 

Gallery Suppers: An Artistic Tour of Europe with Scottish Culinary Dinner

Gallery Suppers: An Artistic Tour of Europe with Scottish Culinary Dinner

A rare opportunity to enjoy exclusive, after-hours access to the Scottish National Gallery's world-class collection of masterpieces. Experience an art expert tour and talk in the Scottish National Gallery with a Prosecco reception... 

All the King's Men Photo Exhibition

All the King's Men Photo Exhibition

A series of personal portraits of extraordinary men. Photography exhibition by London based photographer Dee King featuring colourful close-ups. Includes some well known figures from front and backstage at the Fringe, as well as other men across the arts and beyond... 

Ringside

Ringside

Ringside. A girl on a trapeze. The ghost of every glamorous girl you’ve ever seen on a trapeze high up in the big top, performing to the roar of the crowd. But she’s up-close in this intimate one on one aerial performance made for your eyes only... 

John Chamberlain

John Chamberlain

Inverleith House will present the first ever exhibition in a UK public gallery by the late John Chamberlain (born 1927, Rochester, United States, died 2011). Chamberlain is best known for his use of automobile parts in the creation of powerful, large-scale metal sculptures... 

Leo du Feu and Susan Smith

Leo du Feu and Susan Smith

Watercolours, oils and prints of Scottish landscapes and wildlife by artist Leo du Feu and Susan Smith. Open daily. www.rosl.org.uk 

Phyllida Barlow: set

Phyllida Barlow: set

A major solo exhibition of new work by British artist Phyllida Barlow, who is known for monumental sculptures made from simple materials. Physically impressive and materially insistent, Barlow’s sculptures are inspired by engaging with the outside world, and with the experience of living and looking... 

Phoebe Traquair Song School Murals – Free

Phoebe Traquair Song School Murals – Free

Painted 1888-1892, Traquair's acclaimed murals, restored in 1998, illustrate the canticle Benedicite Omnia Opera. Showing the Pre-Raphaelite influence, they are a moving expression of faith... 

Ancient Art of Fine Silk Embroidery

Ancient Art of Fine Silk Embroidery

Exhibition of fine Chinese silk embroidery by Su Embroidery Studio from Suzhou, China. More than 30 pieces of silk artwork, all hand-stitched with extremely fine silk threads, will be displayed, of which, five will relate to Scottish culture... 

Bailey's Stardust

Bailey's Stardust

David Bailey has made an outstanding contribution to photography and visual art, creating consistently imaginative and thought-provoking portraits. Alongside new work, this landmark exhibition includes a wide variety of photographs from a career lasting over half a century... 

Phoebe Anna Traquair Murals – Free

Phoebe Anna Traquair Murals – Free

Come and visit Edinburgh's Sistine Chapel, and see the beautiful, scintillating mural scheme by celebrated arts and crafts artist Phoebe Anna Traquair. Painted between 1893 and 1901, and the largest of her mural schemes, every surface is covered with images of all kinds: humans and angels, animals and birds, and patterns above all... 

A Potter, a Painter and a Poet

A Potter, a Painter and a Poet

In an innovative collaboration of depth and diversity, potter Paul Tebble, artist Anne Gilchrist and poet Elizabeth Burns respond to each other's work and break down boundaries between their artforms, by reflecting on pottery and the woodland landscape of Loch Tay and Ben Lawers... 

Faces of Brighton: Photographic Exhibition Sponsored by Leaders

Faces of Brighton: Photographic Exhibition Sponsored by Leaders

What makes Brighton so special? It's not just its funky shops and the beach. It's the people, the performers, the musicians, the activists and the drag artists that make Brighton Brighton... 

(The Boy with) Green Hair Poems

(The Boy with) Green Hair Poems

A light broadcasts from Mars. At first it falters, is interfered with, then it becomes clear. It is The Boy with Green Hair, anti-war. A short film.