Take the stage on the Fringe in 2017!

    The National Arts Festival Fringe is Africa's largest open-access arts stage, and one of the world's iconic arts events. Registration for 2017 is now CLOSED for Productions, but still OPEN for those wishing to stage exhibitions, show films or perform on one of our music stages.

    Downloads Resources
     Info booklet for PRODUCTIONS
     Info booklet for EXHIBITIONS
     Info booklet for CONTEMPORARY MUSIC
     Info booklet for FILM
     Browse venues
     Budget Calculator (Coming soon!)
     Marketing your production (Coming soon!)
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    Fringe Registration 2017

     Registration Form for EXHIBITIONS

     Registration Form for CONTEMPORARY MUSIC

     Registration Form for FILM

    < Registration Form for INDEPENDENT VENUES

  • 2017 Festival

    Whether you're looking for Comedy, Theatre, Dance, Jazz or Ballet, you'll find it in Grahamstown from 29 June - 9 July 2017.

  • Artist Zone

    All the information, guides and application forms you need to have as a performing artist at the 2017 Festival.
    Click here

  • Cape Town Fringe

    When we're not hanging out in Grahamstown, we're planning and staging the awesome Cape Town Fringe.
    Find out more

Latest News

The latest press releases from the Festival team.