When did the fringe start in Adelaide?
|Years active||1960–2006 biennially, 2006 onwards annually|
|Inaugurated||12 March 1960|
|Previous event||14 February 2020 – 15 March 2020|
|Next event||19 February 2021 – 21 March 2021|
Why did the Adelaide Fringe start?
In 1960, the local arts community felt there was limited opportunity for local talent within the Adelaide International Festival of Arts program, so a small group of independent artists presented shows on the ‘fringe’. These brave artists forged an innovative, open-access festival with no curators.
Where is Adelaide Fringe held?
Adelaide2020, 2019, 2018.
Adelaide Fringe Inc./Event locations
How long is the Adelaide Fringe on for?
Adelaide Fringe is the biggest arts festival in the Southern Hemisphere! For 31 magical summer days and nights, Fringe transforms Adelaide and greater South Australia.
Who started the Adelaide Fringe?
Sir Lloyd Dumas
The Adelaide Festival began with efforts by Sir Lloyd Dumas in the late 1950s to establish a major arts festival that would bring to South Australia world-class cultural exhibitions.
When did the Fringe festival start?
Edinburgh Festival Fringe/First event date
1947 Festival Fringe emerges The Festival Fringe began when eight companies – six Scottish and two English – appeared uninvited in Edinburgh and staged their own shows alongside the new International Festival.
When did the Fringe Festival start?
What street is the Fringe festival?
THINGS TO KNOW. The Fringe Society manages street events at two locations during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (6th-30th August 2021); The Royal Mile (between Cockburn Street and George IV Bridge, also known as High Street) and the Mound Precinct.
Is Adelaide Fringe 2021 Cancelled?
Adelaide Fringe has made the decision to support Fringe venues and the hospitality industry in 2021 and will not be operating the Fringe Club which would compete with existing venues during this already difficult time.