Brighton Fringe is the largest open-access arts festival in England. It is an international festival that is at the same time rooted in the community. It embraces every art form and every form of artistic expression, and supports both new and established performers in trying out new work and taking risks.
In 2019 Brighton Fringe consisted of 1034 events in 164 venues across the city, and attracted audiences of over 604,000. Brighton Fringe Ltd is a registered charity.
Brighton Fringe organizers say:
“Our vision is to be an internationally acclaimed open-access arts festival and year-round professional resource, that stimulates, educates and develops audiences and artistic communities.
- We will achieve our vision by bringing people together and acting as a catalyst for creativity.
- We believe in equality and respect for all.
- We are transparent, honest and trustworthy.
- We are friendly and professional.
- We are open and responsive.
- To bring artists & audiences together & act as a catalyst for creativity
- In addition to creating a platform for artists to showcase their work, we also help artists develop professionally through a range of free to attend workshops, mentoring schemes and bursary programmes”