Want to perform at Ventnor Fringe Festival in 2020? Applications now open

artist performing on stage

If you'd like to perform at Ventnor Fringe next year, register as early as possible to be in with the best change of obtaining the slots you’d like

Thursday, 5th December, 2019 11:30am

By Jack Whitewood

Mayor’s fundraising events include Big Night Out and celebration of The Italian Job

The Italian Job original poster image of Michael Caine and three minis

Funds raised from the events will go towards young people-led projects through the Isle of Wight Youth Trust and Network Ryde

Thursday, 31st October, 2019 9:16am

By Sally Perry

Ventnor Fringe Festival smashes box office records on tenth anniversary: Dates for 2020 announced

Barney Artist performing at Ventnor Fringe

The Box Office records were smashed with almost 6,500 tickets for Ventnor Fringe Festival being sold. It's no wonder those performing fall in love with this town and want to return.

Wednesday, 31st July, 2019 7:13pm

By Sally Perry

Head to Ventnor this weekend and join in celebrations for the tenth Ventnor Fringe Festival

ventnor fringe in harbourside tent

There truly is something for everyone this weekend at the tenth Ventnor Fringe Festival. Head to Ventnor this weekend and we're sure you'll find plenty to entertain and enrich your soul.

Saturday, 27th July, 2019 11:03am

By Sally Perry

Ventnor Fringe Festival shows starting to sell out. Don’t miss out, book now

Gerard Harris on stage

There are 150 performances of over 90 shows to choose from at this year’s Ventnor Fringe Festival, many are selling out, so snap yours up quickly to avoid disappointment.

Wednesday, 24th July, 2019 8:56am

By Sally Perry

Last call for Ventnor Fringe Festival volunteers: Give a few hours and become part of the VFringe family

people in large circle at ventnor fringe festival

If you have some spare time, why not get involved? As previous a volunteer says, you’ll meet some of the kindest and most talented people you could imagine, all in this most amazing town.

Sunday, 21st July, 2019 9:41am

By Sally Perry

The Palace of Earthly Delights: For those who like their comedy satirical, outrageous and just plain bizarre

Coming to Ventnor Fringe festival - Absurd political storytelling from Max Turner Prize finalist James Harris, an original and intelligent political comic who is "growing in stature with every performance".

Wednesday, 10th July, 2019 5:03pm

By Feature Writer

What not to miss at Ventnor Fringe Festival’s tenth anniversary

champs by hollie fernando

There are loads of free things to see and do during the Ventnor Fringe, but in the meantime some ticketed shows are starting to get close to selling out, so here's a round-up of some of the best shows to see.

Sunday, 30th June, 2019 10:46am

By Sally Perry

Ventnor Fringe Festival 2019: A quick guide on how to make the most of it

Ventnor Fringe Festival audience

Everyone is welcome to Ventnor for the 10th anniversary Ventnor Fringe Festival, with music, dance, theatre, comedy and more. This handy guide will help you navigate what the festival has to offer.

Wednesday, 26th June, 2019 5:13pm

By Sally Perry

Last chance to register for Ventnor Fringe

ventnor fringe festival side of container in harbourside

If you're hoping to perform at this year's Ventnor Fringe Festival (celebrating its tenth anniversary), you'll need to register by midnight tomorrow (30th April).

Monday, 29th April, 2019 1:13pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight comedian launches star-studded podcast collaboration

Drunk women solving crime

Somehow, it's not surprising to hear that the 'Drunk Women Solving Crimes' podcast series was conceived in a pub. Launching on 5th September, it features a range of guests including Katherine Ryan, London Hughes, Nerina Pallot and Carol Decker (T’Pau).

Tuesday, 21st August, 2018 9:55am

By Sally Perry

Ventnor Fringe Festival: Moves to new dates for 2019

Fringe

The new dates will ensure that Ventnor Fringe Festival does not clash with any other festivals taking place at the same time and will mean that performers going to Edinburgh can preview their shows on the Island beforehand.

Tuesday, 14th August, 2018 5:07pm

By Sally Perry