Plymouth Fringe Festival 2018 Applications

Applications are now open for Plymouth Fringe Festival 2018!

In May 2018, the fourth edition of Plymouth’s annual week-long celebration of theatre and live performance will showcase some of the most exciting theatre companies from across the UK alongside the very best in home-grown talent from the South West.

Over 50 performances will take place in venues across the city including Theatre Royal Plymouth, Barbican Theatre and Plymouth Conservatoire and some unexpected spaces too. The city will buzz with performers and audiences, comparing notes and experiencing fresh and inspiring new shows.

This year’s festival takes place from Monday 28th May – Saturday 2nd June 2018. If you’d like to bring a piece of theatre, dance, comedy or any other kind of performance, then read on to find out more.

Plymouth Fringe Festival is an actively curated festival for new professional work and work by new and emerging companies.

As always, there will be no charge for taking part in the festival and companies will receive 60% of net Box Office takings. Tickets will be £8 with discounts for audience members attending multiple shows.

Applications will close on Friday 16th February 2018 and we will aim to reply to all applicants by Friday 23rd February. We hope to be able to fit as many shows as possible into the programme for Plymouth Festival Fringe and look forward to receiving your application.

We are also interested in performances that takes place beyond traditional theatre spaces. If you are interested in bringing a site-specific/performance not based in a traditional venue to Plymouth Fringe Festival or if you have any questions then please contact Matt at

Any questions? Having trouble? Get in touch!