Comedy & Spoken Word

People talking (usually one at a time) at a microphone. Often funny, often profound.  

Be part of STEAM

Surely the most exciting show of this year’s Fringe, and you can be in it! Steam by Urban Playground Team incorporates acrobatics, Parkour and dance into a physical exploration of railways and travel. The Community Performance version (June 1st) also includes comedy and character acting devised with the Natural Theatre. If you’re interested in working […]

History of Bath Fringe

Origins The origins of Bath Fringe go back to the sideshows which sprang up around important Temple festivals before and during the Roman Occupation, to the street fairs that surrounded the Abbey for the coronation of Edgar in 959… Well obviously we can’t trace that exactly, of course, but it’s worth remembering that Bath has […]

Sponsor Bath Fringe

Join the most exclusive club in Bath BATH FRINGE FESTIVAL 2016 Friday 27th May to Sunday 12th June 17 days of music, theatre, comedy, circus, cabaret, dance, visual arts, street arts, outdoor performance, kids’ events, films, green events… Featuring both international and local artists the Bath Fringe Festival is one of the longest-lived Fringes in […]

Bedlam Fair

Bedlam’s back in town Back in the city centre rather than tucked away down by the river (clue: it’s called street arts, not riverbank arts), Bedlam Fair will be unleashing new shows from established artists and a virtual busload of emerging performers into the city centre on Saturday 4th June, and them moving down to […]