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THE EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE

What is the Fringe?

 
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the world's largest arts festival, surpassed only by the Olympics in terms of global ticketed events.

Since 1947, performers from across the globe have come to Edinburgh, Scotland, to perform at the Fringe. Over 3,500 shows are performed annually. In August 2019, over 3 million people attended the festival. Many great performers got their big break at the Fringe, including Rowan Atkinson, Noel Fielding, Steve Coogan, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge.