VENTNOR Fringe is back, with ten days worth of shows and more than 200 artists involved, including musicians, comedians, poets and circus performers.

The programme contains unmissable gigs, hilarious comedy, dazzling cabaret, unforgettable theatre and vibrant markets, all in and around Ventnor.

Discover the expanded Fringe Village, with venues spread throughout Ventnor Park and into neighbouring Flowersbrook, where you'll find the new Big Top Tent.

There's also pop up venues on every corner.

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New this year is Fringe Friday, a mini music festivals where one ticket gives access to gigs in the new Big Top all afternoon and evening.

On Friday, July 29, South London post punk quarter Goat Girl will be headlining, supported by Ventnor heroes CHAMPS, folk artist Luca Wilding and Jazz great Greg Foat.

There's also Free Fringe, a rota of music and entertainment throughout the week that's free to enjoy.

Some Fringe shows and workshops have already sold out, but all tickets can be booked at