Returning & Premiere Artists Newcastle Fringe 2022

Newcastle Fringe as Performing Arts Nursery

Newcastle Fringe exists for the development of artistic expression through emerging artists and performing arts in the Hunter Region local community. Organisers are very proud to say that the little festival is achieving their goals in this area. They know this because many of the shows presented in the festival are by returning artists, with a number of them being …

THE WHOLE ‘SHE’ BANG – FEMME FORWARD COMEDY FOR A CAUSE

A Q&A WITH COMEDIAN EDDY ROCKEFELLER The Whole “She” Bang is a showcase of the best established and emerging women comedians in NSW. Join Robyn Reynolds, Eddy Rockefeller, Maddie Southall, Laura Coleman and Sarah Gaul for an amazing night of femme forward comedy. 50% of all profits will be donated to Jenny’s Place, a non-profit organisation helping women in crisis. …

The Show Must Go On

Happy New Year Fringe Fans!  We’ve been a tad quiet due to the holidays & watching covid unfold. This pandemic affects us all, but in terms of organising a festival, it’s the unknowns that make it difficult. We don’t know what restrictions will be in place and we can only hope that we’ll be well past the peak of infections …

The Case For Supporting Local Arts

Philanthropy and corporate sponsorship have been on my mind lately. I wear several hats in my business life. I’m a features writer for a couple of local magazines, I’m the vice-chair of Newcastle Fringe Festival and I run my own freelance copywriting, marketing & publicity business specialising in creative industries, women-led businesses and agency work. This morning I had to …

Plans for Newcastle Fringe 2021

Newcastle Fringe Festival is excited to be launching our new look website and getting ready for our 2021 season. Newcastle Fringe volunteers and board were devastated to have to cancel this year’s festival. It had been gearing up to be the biggest festival we had ever held and ticket sales were strong. We made the call to cancel with just …

Resilience Fund Recipient

Newcastle Fringe is excited to announce that they are a recipient of the Australia Council Resilience Fund and have received a grant to ensure the viability of Newcastle Fringe 2021. Newcastle Fringe was one of the earliest victims of Covid-19, having to close the festival within 2 days of the scheduled opening. With this grant, Newcastle Fringe 2021 is already …

Jonathan Biggins Calls Artists To Join Newcastle Fringe

Newcastle Fringe Festival is back and planning on being bigger and better than ever before. The fringe is calling artists of all persuasions to register their expression of interest in taking part in next year’s festival, to be held 17 to 21 March 2021. The 2020 festival had to be cancelled two days prior to launch due to covid restrictions. …