Newcastle Fringe Festival announces line-up for its biggest ever festival this July

Newcastle Fringe Festival announces line-up for its biggest ever festival this July

Newcastle Fringe Festival is back this summer with the very best of UK touring performing arts. From comedy to cabaret, theatre to family, music to mischief and much more, there is something for everyone in this vibrant and eclectic programme. The festival runs from 16th-27th July (excluding Sunday & Monday). Tickets are on sale now!

Taking over 5 Newcastle venues across 10 days, over 50 artists from all over the UK, along with the very best of homegrown talent, will descend upon Newcastle to entertain and delight audiences. The venues taking part are Alphabetti Theatre (the NFF festival hub), Prohibition Cabaret Bar and Dance City in the city centre, along with The Old Coal Yard and The Cumberland Arms in the Ouseburn Valley.

Bringing their shows to Alphabetti Theatre are: Alison Stanley, Harry Ford, Amy Matthews, Kelly Edgar/Kerris Gibson/Alex Readman/Kelly Rickard, Alex Kealy, Messy Kind, BrainSoup Collective, Richard Pulsford, Cal Halbert, Daniel Nicholas, Benny Shakes, Mark Nicholas, Tree Stump Theatre, Durham Improvised Comedy Society, Meta4 Dance Company, Born Lippy, Lauren Pattison, Sam Lake, Philip Simon, Lindsay Nicholson, Headway Arts, The Duncan Brothers, Krystal Evans, Jenni Winter, The Time Travelling Baron, Sarah Cameron, Harun Musho’d, Dora Frankel Dance and Simon David. There will be shows every day at Alphabetti Theatre across all festival dates.

Coming to The Cumberland Arms on 16th, 18th & 27th July are: Thao Thanh Cao, Diane Spencer, Jake Donaldson, Catherine Scott, Aaron Twitchen, SpringDay, Pure Class Open Mic Showcase, Sugar Punch Productions & The Loose Cannons, CHAFF Productions, Kathleen Hughes and Marigold Lately.

Taking to the stage at The Old Coal Yard on 18th & 19th, and 25th & 26th July are: PlastiQ, Lee Martin – AKA Lost Voice Guy, Martin Dixon, A Hot Minute, Marjolein Robertson, Mike Milligan, Sally TM, Susie McCabe and Bold Big Band.

Performing at Prohibition Cabaret Bar on Wednesday 24th, Thursday 25th & Friday 26th July are: Fossilheads, Alanna Wilson & Nisa Quintana, Amy Annette, Dan Husband, Philip Simon, Dan Edwards, Amy Wright, Dweebs and Si Beckwith.

At Dance City, a new venue for 2025, on Thursday 25th July will be Jessie Cave and Roll for Initiative.
Tickets at Alphabetti, Cumberland, Coal Yard & Prohibition are £10 full price, £5 concession, and at Dance City are £15 full price, £10 concession, with 10 tickets priced at £3 on a ‘no questions asked’ basis available online for all performances.

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