Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022 Programme Launches

The official 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme has been launched. featuring theatre, dance, circus, physical theatre, comedy, music, musicals, opera, cabaret, variety, children’s shows, spoken word, exhibitions and events.


Update From Shona McCarthy, Chief Executive of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society

The Fringe Society has issued this statement. This comes following complaints about the absence of the Fringe App this year and an imminent open letter being sent to the Fringe Society asking for more transparency.


Fringe Society Responds To Complaints About Axing Of App

The Fringe Society has issued the following statement on Twitter in response to the news that there will be no Edinburgh Fringe App this year. Read about the background to this here.

Fringe Society CEO Shona McCarthy said: “We share everyone’s disappointment about the absence of the Fringe app in 2022.


Fringe Central Moves For 2022 Festival

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced a new space for Fringe Central at St James Quarter. Located in the heart of the city, the new Fringe Central hub will deliver a tailored programme of activity for artists, industry and media, led by the Fringe Society team during the festival.


TikTok Becomes First Virtual Stage Partner of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

TikTok and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society have announced an exclusive new partnership that will see the entertainment platform become the first Official Virtual Stage to the world's premier performing arts festival.


NextUp To Stream Edinburgh Fringe 2022

Comedy streaming site NextUp has confirmed they are bringing the Edinburgh Festival experience live to their streaming platform for the first time ever this year; the biggest arts festival in the world will be beamed straight into people’s living rooms in all its glory - from dank dark caves, to the swanky big arts spaces, with 50+ shows throughout August, Edinburgh will finally be accessible to audiences who can’t make it in person. 


Full Programme Revealed For Fringe By The Sea

The full programme for East Lothian’s Fringe by the Sea has been confirmed and takes in music, literature, comedy, science, film and nature. The festival takes place from August 5 - 14.

The town will also be rocking with laughter with top comedians such as Frankie Boyle (pictured), Clive Anderson, Milton Jones, Angela Barnes (pictured), Troy Hawke and Hal Cruttenden with festival favourites Simon Evans and Fred MacAulay returning to North Berwick.


£1.275m Funding To Support Edinburgh Festival Fringe Producers

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society is pleased to announce that 13 Edinburgh Festival Fringe producers have been awarded a share of £1.275 million through the Fringe 2022 Resilience Fund, developed thanks to support from the Scottish Government’s Platforms for Creative Excellence (PLACE) programme.


Edinburgh Fringe Launches Festival Fundraising Campaign

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced the launch of a new £7.5m fundraising campaign to help aid the long-term recovery of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

‘Save the Fringe’ will serve as a starting point for a wider Fringe revival, following the devastating impact of covid-19.


Fringe By The Sea Line-Up Announced

Fringe By The Sea, Scotland’s freshest festival which is held in North Berwick (6-15 August 2021), returns with live audiences being entertained in Covid-secure environments.  The festival will be held throughout the town in several new venues such as the Belhaven Big Top, SSE Renewables Envirozone, Glenkinchie Lowland Stage and Marine North Berwick.  A map with all the festival venues has been designed by Artist in Residence Eilidh Muldoon.



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