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Ventnor Fringe: Not Just William

23rd April 1577. Times are hard for the Shakespeare family as a reluctant young William faces up to leaving school early to help in the glove workshop.

Tuesday 23rd & Wednesday 24th July - 2pm
Tickets: £8, £6 Conc., £25 Grouo of 5, 2for1 
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: Sisterson Foods

People always ask me, “What’s it like inside your head?” Well…it’s easier if I show you. Using spoken-word poetry, home video footage and a hip-hop inspired soundtrack, Sisterson Foods is a brutally honest testimonial of a young man’s continual struggle with mental health issues. 

Tuesday 23rd - Thursday 25th July - 5pm
Tickets: £10, £8 Conc., Fringe Friends 2 for 1
12+

Ventnor Fringe: Kieran Boyd - Crashing The Party

Kieran spent his 20s living fast and doing sketch comedy with Fringe behemoths WitTank – ‘Masterful’ (Sunday Times). Now he presents a stand up show about friendship, drinking, saunas, Americans, the acronym ‘YOLO’, the police – sounds like a fairly standard evening so far, arf arf - and what happens when the never-ending party, ahem, ends.

Tuesday 23rd July - 6pm 
Tickets: £10, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
16+

Ventnor Fringe: Cat Skellington @ Harbourside

A night of gypsy jazz and music from the swing era of the 1920s - 40s. Inspired by the work of Django Reinhardt, Cat Skellington will be bringing their toe tapping sounds to the Harbour for a special night with a vintage vibe. Traditional dancing encouraged, with electro-swing DJ's on the decks after!

Tuesday 23rd July - 7pm
Tickets: £6, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: DIED BLONDES

Marilyn Monroe, movie star. Ruth Ellis, murderer. Infamous women.
Famous last words.

Tuesday 23rd July - 7pm 
Tickets: £10, £6 Conc., Fringe Friends 2 for 1
18+

Ventnor Fringe: Eleanor Tiernan - Work In Progress

Teachers said Eleanor was clever. Showered her in awards and prizes. Now watch her devote those talents to subjects that are ultimately not worth the effort. As seen on Stewart Lee's Alternative Comedy Experience (Comedy Central). A brand new hour of hilarious stand up comedy from an inspired comedian. ​

Tuesday 23rd July - 7.30pm
Tickets: £10, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
12+

Ventnor Fringe: Film Night with Hannah George

Hannah George is a Ventnor screenwriter and winner of a Writer’s Guild Award for her recent BBC3 comedy sketch. Hannah will introduce a selection of her favourite short films, some of which were shot on the island.

Tuesday 23rd July - 7.30pm 
Tickets: £10
16+
 

Ventnor Fringe: Will Pound & Eddy Jay

Sparky and exhuberant, technically amazing and skillfully astounding Will and Eddy’s performances are special occassions full of musical vim, vigour and a very special vitality. Will has three times been nominated for BBC Folk Musician of the Year and is widely acclaimed as one of the very best harmonica players in the world whilst Eddy’s accordion playing is regularly described as “virtuosic”, “mesmerising” and “breathtakingly beautiful”. 

Tuesday 23rd July - 8pm
Tickets £12.00 Conc. £10.00 (Fringe Friends 2for1)
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: Bobby I Can Fly

In the mid 1980s local band Bobby I Can Fly once filled venues across the Island on a nightly basis with a raw, brass-driven mix of faux jazz, new wave and classic pop. Focused around the superb songs and voice of local legend Duncan Jones, their enthusiasm infected a whole generation of Island youth for the three brief years they were together.

Tuesday 23rd July - 8.30pm
Tickets: £6, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
16+

Ventnor Fringe: Love, Loss and Head Lice

‘Love, loss and head lice’ is a macabre yet light-hearted show. Join Doolally and Reid, two women in their 30s as they obsessively pick over the highs, the lows and the dreary middles of modern love, told through the medium of spoken word and song.

Tuesday 23rd July - 9pm
Tickets: £6
18+

Ventnor Fringe: Puppet Pub Quiz

By popular demand and following sell out performances at the Ventnor Fringe in 2017 our well intentioned but mischievous puppets are reunited for one night only to host a brand new Puppet Pub Quiz!

Tuesday 23rd July - 9.15pm
Tickets: £6
16+

Ventnor Fringe: Walk and Talk (History Walk)

Join us for the third walk and talk as we climb to the highest high, the radar towers. The walk and talk is a friendly informal guided walk. Along the way we will stop at various historical spots and a short talk will be given.

Wednesday 24th, Thursday 25th & Friday 26th July - 10.30am
Tickets: £3
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: At the Musicals with Thomas Cameron

Thomas Cameron is a Classic Brit Award nominated English tenor, whose vibrant voice has been described as having velvet-like qualities. Performing the hits from the world of musical theatre, classical and contemporary music, Thomas has blown away audiences across the UK and Ireland, as well as having a worldwide following.

Wednesday 24th July - 1pm & 7pm
Tickets: £12.00
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: Casino Moon (Parkside)

Casino Moon are undoubtedly an exciting live band. Go to a gig and witness the energetic, addictive melodies combining eclectic sounds of folk and Americana. It’s a unique sound that will leave you wanting more.

Wednesday 24th July - 3pm - 4pm
Tickets: £5.00
All Ages

 

Ventnor Fringe: Are You Guys Really Fat?

In these social media-enhanced days everyone's a food critic. Matt and Cat are the real deal; writing about the Island's food offerings since Trip Advisor was all fields. Stepping out from their column in the Isle of Wight County Press, Matt and Cat take to the stage to read their favourite bits from over 600 reviews.

Wednesday 24th July - 4pm
Tickets: £6
All Ages

 

Ventnor Fringe: Bon Ami

From the award-winning makers of Love Sick and Civilised, All in present BON AMI, a fast paced, female lead, clown comedy, exploring loneliness and the importance of friendship.

Wednesday 24th July - 5pm
Tickets: £10, £8 Conc., Fringe Friends 2 for 1
16+

Ventnor Fringe: Attention Seeker - Gerard Harris

The anxiety-riddled jokewriter/doormat for a famous comedian crashes into the standup spotlight - armed with paralysing fear, blind panic and jokes the comedian didn't buy - and sets out to prove just who's really the funny one. The rest is history… except history is usually written by the winners

' incredibly smart, funny' - ★★★★★ Edmonton Journal, CA

Wednesday 24th & Thursday 25th July - 6.30pm 
Tickets: £10, £8 Conc., £28 Group of 4, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
16+

Ventnor Fringe: Poetry, Autism and Me

‘Though she be but little (and autistic) she is fierce’ - not quite William Shakespeare.

In this frank and blisteringly honest debut, island native P.W. Gates combines a candid discussion into what is like to be an autistic writer in the 21st century with a collection of her poetry. 

Wednesday 24th & Thursday 25th July - 6.30pm
Tickets: £3
16+

Ventnor Fringe: Frankenstein

It is 1818 and, as a bell tolls nearby, Victor Frankenstein’s monstrous creation explodes into existence. The eccentric scientist is horrified and flees into the night leaving his Creature alone, lost and confused.

Thursday 25th & Friday 26th July - 7pm
Tickets: £10, £9 Conc., Fringe Friends 2 for 1
12+

Ventnor Fringe: The Hound of the Baskervilles - The Hit Farce


Follow Sherlock Holmes and his incomparable sidekick Dr. Jane Watson on their journey from the streets of London to the Devonshire Moors as they attempt to solve the mystery of… The Hound of the Baskervilles!

Wednesday 24th - Saturday 27th July - 7.30pm 
Tickets: £15.00 Group Ticket: £120 for 10 People (Fringe Friends 2for1)
16+

Ventnor Fringe: Mike Christie - Ol' Man River Tour

Alongside his busy schedule as a member of multi-platinum vocal harmony group G4, who embark on over 60 headline tour shows a year in the UK alone, singer and composer Mike Christie is back on the road by popular demand.

Wednesday 24th July - 8pm
Tickets: 
£12.00
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: Gráinne Maguire - Guys, It's Problematic

Award-winning comedian Gráinne Maguire (Dave's UnSpun, BBC One's This Week, RTE's Cutting Edge and Radio 4's Now Show) returns with a sparkling, exhilarating and life-affirming show about why we should all be Team Titanic. Writer for 8 Out of 10 Cats and The Last Leg. 

Wednesday 24th July - 8.30pm 
Tickets: £10, £8 Conc, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
16+

Ventnor Fringe: Freja Frances


Freja Frances is a musician from Brighton who releases captivating acoustic songs on her own label to high acclaim from Amazing Radio, For Folk's Sake and Gigslutz. She performs regularly in London and Brighton, last year playing a Sofar Brighton session and recording a live track and interview with Balcony TV. 

Wednesday 24th July - 9pm 
Tickets: £6
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: Elsie Diamond:The Sensible Undresser

International burlesque star Elsie Diamond is ready to let you know the truth about the so-called glamorous world of cabaret. A comic, naughty and honest piece told through song and striptease! 

Wednesday 24th July - 9.15pm
Tickets: £10, £9 Conc., Fringe Friends 2 for 1
18+

Ventnor Fringe: The Astonishing Singing Fish

There is a new show in town! Almost sold to Cirque du Soleil, this sideshow act is dreaming of the West End. There is a new show in town! Almost sold to Cirque du Soleil, this sideshow act is dreaming of the West End.

Wednesday 24th & Friday 26th July - 10pm
Tickets:
£12, £10 Conc., £40 Family of 4, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: Millicent's Favourite

Inspired by the sensational Isle of Wight seascape, playing original, traditional, dynamic & uplifting acoustic music with an energetic performance, delivered with a warm and friendly stage presence ... Millicent’s Favourite has a core of English folk tunes, ancient and modern, that welcomes the diversity of music from other regions and cultures.

Thursday 25th July - 1pm 
Tickets: £6, £4 Conc.
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: Impromptu Shakespeare

Bursting with love, poetry, comedy, tragedy, mistaken identity and everything in-between, Impromptu Shakespeare brings you an entirely new and unique Shakespeare play inspired by audience suggestions, to delight Shakespeare nerds and newbies alike.

Thursday 25th & Friday 26th July - 2pm
Tickets: £10, £8 Conc., £30 Family of 4, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: Rejoining Jane

Rejoining Jane is a delightful dance theatre performance set within a cafe, brought to Ventnor by Brighton based dance co Tick Tock Bridget. They invite you to eavesdrop on their latest book group meet up, discussing the story of knitwear-clad Jane the eccentric traveller through movement, dialogue and music with the “quirky, glass half-full Parisian vibes of Amelie".

Thursday 25th July - 2pm & 5pm
Tickets: £6, £20 Group of 4, Fringe Friends 2 for 1 (2pm only)
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: Glenn Moore - Love Don't Live Here Glenny Moore

Glenn Moore' (The List) follows up last year's Edinburgh Comedy Award nomination with a new hour of 'brilliantly original' (Chortle.co.uk), 'blissfully silly' (Guardian) jokes. He used to have a very different job to this, and now he's finally brave enough to spill the beans about it. 

Thursday 25th July - 3pm 
Tickets: £8, £7 Conc., Fringe Friends 2 for 1
16+

Jez Gray: Foldarskart Performance

Jez Gray has collaborated with Icelandic artists to create an electro-acoustic live performance in response to ‘Foldarskart’.

Thursday 25th & Sunday 28th July - 4pm & 2pm
Tickets: £6
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: Sun Morrow - Orphic Musings

Hailing from the Isle, Sun Morrow are a mythopoeic duo versed in guitar, mandolin and vocal harmony. Writers and incanters of mysterious enchantments, driving grooves, dark delights and other curiosities, they are sure to leave you spellbound.

Thursday 25th July - 4pm
Tickets: £6
12+

Ventnor Fringe: What Does Stuff Do?

"Juggler, water-bender, and part time deep thinker Robin Boon Dale presents the full-length edition of his award-winning show.

Thursday 25th July - 5pm
Tickets: £12, £10 Conc., Fringe Friends 2 for 1
12+

Ventnor Fringe: 3 Women

WORLD PREMIERE! Two actors, and one singer ... makes 3 Women! Origins Theatre brings words, music and drama together in two short plays to create a funny, thoughtful, heartwarming and moving portrait of two women at different stages of life.

Thursday 25th & Friday 26th July - 6pm
Tickets: £10, £8 Conc., Fringe Friends 2 for 1
16+

Ventnor Fringe: Barney Artist @ Harbourside

Loyle Carner's 'One To Watch'   
An energetic, enthusiastic and explosive performer BARNEY brings his infectious personality and live experience to the Ventnor Fringe for a special live show. Fusing 90s era boom bap hip-hop with jazz for a refreshing sound harkening back to legends such as A Tribe Called Quest and The Roots, and taking influence from prolific UK artists including Kano and Ghostpoet.

Thursday 25th July - 7pm
Tickets £10.00  16+

Ventnor Fringe: The Palace of Earthly Delights

Following a scandal, James retires from stand-up comedy, only to be offered a surprise comeback gig in a secret London location. Accepting, he finds himself plunged into a bizarre, decadent gathering of the British political class.

Thursday 25th & Friday 26th July - 7pm
Tickets: £6, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
16+  

Ventnor Fringe: Arthur plays Violin + Electronics

Arthur Sawbridge, violinist and composer, started playing on a 1/16th size instrument at the age of four. In 2010 he swapped orchestras for looping pedals and dived into Oxford's alternative music scene. 

Thursday 25th July - 8pm
Tickets: £8, £5 Conc., £20 Family of 4, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: Bilal Zafar - Brand New

Bilal Zafar is Edinburgh fringe Best Newcomer Nominee and Hackney Empire new act of the year winner. He has popped up on various Television channels and done lots on Radio 4. He has never been to the Isle of Wight before and is very excited to be bringing you some brand new, excellent material.

Thursday 25th July - 8.30pm - 9.30pm
Tickets: £10, £8 Conc., Fringe Friends 2 for 1
16+

Ventnor Fringe: Fresh Start

'A must see play that gripped me right to the end...'

Origins Theatre uses live and original music and compelling action to create a unique theatrical experience.

Thursday 25th & Friday 26th July - 8.30pm 
Tickets: £10, £8 Conc., Fringe Friends 2 for 1 (first night only)
16+


 

Ventnor Fringe: Casino Moon (Ventnor Arts Club)

Casino Moon are undoubtedly an exciting live band. Go to a gig and witness the energetic, addictive melodies combining eclectic sounds of folk and Americana. It’s a unique sound that will leave you wanting more.

Thursday 25th July - 9pm
Tickets: £10, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
16+

Ventnor Fringe: Them 2 - AT IT AGAIN


NEW SHOW. Back with a bang, ‘furiously fabulous’ duo, Them Two, are AT
IT AGAIN. Following sell-out shows, festival veterans Donna Jones MBE
and Joan Ellis bring you a brand new show that won’t be pigeon-holed.

Thursday 25th July - 9pm
Tickets: £10, £6 Conc., Fringe Friends 2 for 1
18+

Ventnor Fringe: Tropicalia Island

The world is ending. Only three safe places remain: Himalayas, North Pole and Tropicalia Island. A native emigration officer receives refugees seeking asylum in her tropical paradise. Of course it won't be easy to get accepted. 

Thursday 25th July - 9.15pm 
Tickets: £10, £8 Conc. , Fringe Friends 2 for 1
12+

Ventnor Fringe: Chris Stokes: We Don't Need Roads

“One impressive comic” - New Statesman. From BBC Three, Dave and Radio 4, award-winning comedian and storyteller Chris Stokes (Milton Jones & Jason Manford tour support) brings his latest solo show to Ventnor Fringe, tackling subjects from the shape of time and the theory of eternalism to childhood birthdays and calling your nan the worst word imaginable.

Thursday 25th July - 10pm
Tickets: £8, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
16+

Ventnor Fringe: String Quartet

Oh, you thought he meant instruments? No. Instead, Thorne has an ensemble of wool, fishing wire, and the objects he attaches them too. This is a world where paper aeroplanes fly, but not because they’ve been thrown.

Friday 26th & Saturday 27th July - 11am
Tickets: £6, £5 Conc., £15 Family of 4, Fringe Friends 2 for 1 (Fri Only)
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: One Sock: A Storytelling Sock Hunt

How many odd socks are there in your house? In Sue-the-storyteller’s house there seem to be dozens. She’s on the hunt for some pairs. Can you help her find them? You’ll need sharp eyes and keen ears as there might be some clues in the stories she tells as you search along the seafront for the missing socks. If you succeed in finding all the socks, you will be a sockdologer - an outstanding person!

Friday 26th, Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th - 11:30am 
Tickets: £5 Child ( Adults Free)
Family Friendly

Time in Pause - Piano Miniatures (Ventnor Arts Club)

Time in Pause is a meditation on a collection of miniature piano pieces from different eras in musical history, showcasing the vast imagination of composers capturing moments in time.

Friday 26th July - 1pm
Tickets: £10, £8 Conc.
All Ages 

 

Ventnor Fringe: Angus Baskerville Magic

Angus Baskerville is a young Warwickshire based magician and mentalist. Come along for 30 minutes of magical family entertainment involving terrific stage tricks and jaw dropping illusions. Angus is delighted to be returning to Ventnor for his second Fringe appearance.

Friday 26th & Saturday 27th July - 2pm
Tickets: £10, £5 Children, £25 Family of 4, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: The Wind In The Willows

Boating with Ratty, a feast with Badger and high jinx on the open road with that reckless ruffian, Mr Toad… Join Mole, Ratty and Badger on their mad-cap adventures in Quantum Theatre’s delightful new adaptation of the Kenneth Grahame classic – a treat for all the family!

Friday 26th July - 2.30pm 
Tickets: £12, £10 Conc., £7 Child, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: Individual Medley

Q. What happens when you move a 12-year-old from Basingstoke to Zambia?
A. She swims.

Friday 26th July & Saturday 27th July - 3pm
Tickets: £10, £8 Conc., £30 Group of 4, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
12+
 

Ventnor Fringe: Slombers Woke

Slingshot Records is proud to present live: Slombers Woke, their spearhead act. This local folk rock band will beguile you with John Sharman’s beautifully crafted songs evoking shades of Crowded House and Gomez, delivered with the vocal talent of Paddy Cullen.

Friday 26th July - 4pm - 5pm
Tickets: £6, £25 Group of 5, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
12+
 

Ventnor Fringe: The Fifinellas Postmodern Jazz Trio

Postmodern Vocal Harmony Trio, The Fifinellas will be returning to Ventnor with Another high energy show of modern classics with a vintage twist!!! . Expect everything from Gloria Gaynor’s I Will Survive to Portugal The Man’s Feel It Still, Madinna’s Material Girl to Katy Perry’s I Kissed A Girl!!!

Friday 26th July - 5pm
Tickets: £10, Concession (Under 25/ Over 65): £8.50 
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: The Trial

Come play Jury. Part stand-up, part gig, with a sparkling performance by Inês Sampaio, The Trial is an interactive new play that questions equality and identity vs greed and justice in the 21st century! 

Thursday 26th, Friday 27th & Sunday 28th July - 5pm 
Tickets: £8, £20 Group of 4, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
16+

Ventnor Fringe: Ahir Shah: Dots (Work-In-Progress)

Twice nominated for Best Show at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards, Ahir Shah presents a new hour of stand-up for 2019. It'll probably be about love, sadness, Mexico, cigarettes, dead German sociologists, pragmatism, idealism, giving up, and not giving up. As seen on Live At The Apollo and The Mash Report. 

Friday 26th July - 6.30pm 
Tickets: £10, £8 Conc., Fringe Friends 2 for 1
16+

Ventnor Fringe: Post Animal @ Harbourside

The next great band to come out of Chicago 
Travelling to Ventnor Fringe as part of their first ever European tour, Post Animal are a band of brothers. Though they formed in 2014 and just began touring in 2017, their affinity for slick riffs, pop hooks, and psychedelic tendencies join them in a bond much tighter than their years suggest. Think Tame Impala meets King Gizzard in a gig you don't want to miss! 

Friday 26th July - 7pm
Tickets £10.00  16+

Ventnor Fringe: Charlie Dore Trio

Charlie Dore Trio returning to Ventnor Fringe another fast paced performance of songs from the double award winning Best Album and Best Lyrics 2018 U.S.A Indie Acoustic Project. Guitars, Mandolin, harmonium, ukulele, piano, autoharp and stories are swapped in a show stopping tour de force. 

Friday 26th July - 7.30pm
Tickets: £12
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: Gareth Richards - 40 Years in the Wilderness

Join Gareth Richards, Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards best newcomer nominee 2010 for his ninth stand-up comedy show, with some hilarious songs played on the Q Chord. As seen on Russell Howard's Good News and Live at the Electric on BBC 3. As heard on BBC Radio 1, 2 and 4 and Frank Skinner's award-winning Absolute Radio show.

Friday 26th July - 8pm
Tickets:
£10, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
12+

Ventnor Fringe: The Bevvy Sisters

The Bevvy Sisters are pure vocal magic, distilled to the power of three and cut with a dash of potent Scottish spirit.  Mixing equal measures of sweetness and sass, grit and glamour, heartbreak and hilarity their radiantly triple layered voices and artfully wide-ranging repertoire of vintage, contemporary and original songs stand out from the crowd in both style and substance.

Friday 26th July - 8pm
Tickets £12.00 Conc. £10.00 (Fringe Friends 2for1)
16+

Ventnor Fringe: Casting an Impression

Martin Dimery returns after two sell out Ventnor Fringe performances of "Shakespeare Rattle and Roll", with a new revue incorporating extracts from the autobiography "Being John Lennon", which charted his years as a Beatle impersonator; plus hilarious readings from his recently published novel "Ruling Classes"- linked together by secret songs (allegedly) recovered from the greats of popular music.

Friday 26th July - 9pm 
Tickets: £10 , £5 Conc., Fringe Friends 2 for 1
12+

Ventnor Fringe: Major Versus Minor DJ Experience (Fri)

Original audio and visual experience
FEMALE DJ-ing with a difference
DJ MAJOR strictly vinyl 60s-90s – analogue, nostalgia
DJ MINOR millennium plus – digital, trendy, modern

Friday 26th July - 9pm
Tickets: £3
16+

Ventnor Fringe: Wombmates

Full Pelt Theatre present their ‘ultra-sound’, bizarre physical comedy Wombmates. Travel through the trimesters with identical (yes, identical) Geordie twins, from conception to delivery. Winner of the TOAST of the Plymouth Fringe 2017, Wombmates is an intimate insight into the unseen lives of foetuses everywhere.

Friday 26th & Saturday 27th July - 9pm
Tickets: £10, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
12+

WHO AM I? Performance

The ‘Who Am I?’ performance is about reversing technology and reflecting on history through music, movement and performance. Where do you come from? Where is your home? Where are you going? 

Friday 26th July - 9pm 
Tickets: £10, £8 Conc., £30 Group of 5, 2for1
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: Pick of the Fringe

A packed night of stand up comedy from a selection of some of the funniest acts at this year's Ventnor Fringe, hosted by double Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee Ahir Shah (Live at the Apollo, The Mash Report, BBC 2) Join us in Parkside’s new big top ‘The Magpie’ as we present a mixed bill of five acts you won’t want to miss, bundled together for the perfect Friday night out!

Friday 26th July - 9:15pm
Tickets £10.00  (Fringe Friends 2for1)
18+

Ventnor Fringe: Hansel and Gretel

Join Hansel and Gretel as they go on a brave quest into the deep dark forest. Will they be able to get home safely?

Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th July - 11am
Tickets: £6, £25 Group of 5, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: Bagwitchs Revolting Right Royal Knees Up

HRH The Queen cordially invites you to the biggest Royal Party of the year! Join the Bagwitches’ as they are lumbered with the task of organising all the food, decorations and entertainments for the Royal household. What could possibly go wrong?

Saturday 27th July - 1pm
Tickets: £6, £25 Family of 5, 2for1
Family Friendly

Ventnor Fringe: Coppersmith - Always Room For More

Coppersmith, consisting of Glenn Koppany and Linda O’Connor, is an Island based, modern folk duo who play all home-crafted songs. They started off playing in folk clubs before moving on to festivals where they have gained a name for themselves playing festivals both on and off the Island.

Saturday 27th July - 1pm
Tickets: £8, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: Seska - Quack Quack Bang!

Crazier than finding a penguin in your fridge... Bang! Turbo-charged Seska throws buckets of happiness into the air, in this brilliantly inventive magical show for all ages. Entertaining crowds from Mumbai to Trinidad, Seska is also a firm favourite at Camp Bestival !

Saturday 27th July - 2pm and 4pm
Tickets: £8, Family Ticket (4)  £25, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
Family Friendly 

Ventnor Fringe: Fringe Fiesta with David Gibb

The marvellous musical maestro David Gibb headlines the Horse Box Theatre Company’s epic summer party!

Saturday 27th July - 3pm
Tickets: £8, £35 Group of 5, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: Drunk Women Solving Crime

One of the most talked about new comedy podcasts of the last year comes to Ventnor on the back of its sell out London residency. Drunk Women Solving Crime is a true crime podcast with a twist...of lime.

Saturday 27th July - 5pm & 7pm 
Tickets: £10
16+  

Ventnor Fringe: An Evening With Charles Dickens

Origins Theatre presents its entertaining re-creation of 'Charles Dickens: Storyteller' - capturing the atmosphere and energy that captivated audiences during Dickens' own time. 

Saturday 27th July - 6pm - 8pm (shows starts at 7) 
Tickets: £6
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: Queen Victoria's Diary

"It is worth being shot at to discover how much one is loved" Queen Victoria
Hear Queen Victoria's life story from her childhood summer holidays and loving marriage to the various assassination attempts upon her told entirely in her own words.

Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th July - 6pm
Tickets: £10, £8 Conc., £32 Family of 4, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: Lamplighters

In a one-man interactive spy story, that’s part game, part interactive theatre, part improv comedy, Neil Connolly plays a Spymaster and the audience his spy network. villains to thwart and secrets to be stolen. But he can’t do it alone.

Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th July 
Tickets: £10, Concession Over 65/Under25  £8
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: CHAMPS @ Harbourside

Ventnor's mighty duo return
Fresh from signing a new record deal with BMG, brothers Mike and David Champion, aka CHAMPS, are flying high with new music and album No3 in the pipeline. We welcome them back to the Ventnor Fringe for a now rare hometown show that is sure to be quite a party!

Saturday 27th July - 7pm 
Tickets:
£10
16+


 

Ventnor Fringe: He'd Murder Me

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, 1977. The North is in the grip of the Yorkshire Ripper's reign of terror. What is the identity of the murderer striking terror into the hearts of the community? Against the backdrop of suspicion and fear, 16-year-old Jack attempts to find his identity in the world.

Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th July - 7pm & 2pm
Tickets: £10, £6 Conc., Fringe Friends 2 for 1
16+

Ventnor Fringe: Ovid@Winterbourne

In the house where Dickens wrote five chapters of David Copperfield and in the drawing room where he staged his “theatricals”, a collage of verse and improvised music mixing sex, translation, love, transgression, poetry, exile and murder from Ancient Rome and the Black Sea coast to renaissance and restoration London and the present day. 

Saturday 27th July - 7pm
Tickets: £6, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
16+

Ventnor Fringe: 5 Tales of the Sea

With new and exciting stories, Five Tales is back! Following last year’s fantastic Fringe debut, the team returns, exploring compelling ways for you to enjoy some of the world’s most beautiful and moving classical music. 

Saturday 27th July - 8pm
Tickets: £10
All Ages

Time in Pause - Piano Miniatures (Old Church)

Time in Pause is a meditation on a collection of miniature piano pieces from different eras in musical history, showcasing the vast imagination of composers capturing moments in time.

Saturday 27th July - 8.30pm
Tickets: £10, £8 Conc.
All Ages ​

Ventnor Fringe: EUAN

We’ve lost Euan. Euan’s gone. No one can know that Euan’s gone cus we’re sposed to be looking after Euan. And if the boss finds out then she ain’t gonna be happy. So we gotta find Euan. Which is fine, if anyone actually knew what Euan was…

Saturday 27th July - 8.30pm 
Tickets: £10, £8 Conc., Fringe Friends 2 for 1
16+

Ventnor Fringe: Panicky Tack

Panicky Tack do musical comedy, but not as you know it - All of the songs are craftily created on the spot! The London based duo return to Ventnor by popular demand with their mind-blowing, side-splitting, toe-tapping show, and all it takes is a little help from your stories and suggestions to inspire anything from freestyle rap to heartfelt epic ballads.

Saturday 27th July - 8.30pm
Tickets: £8, £7 Conc., Fringe Friends 2 for 1
12+

 

Ventnor Fringe: UncleRust/ Kindredspirit/ DoozerMcDooze

Uncle Rust Original Hard Rock Trio belting out a Ballroom Blitz of Bon Scott era AC/DC guitar solos. Justin Mc Conville of 70's Cult Rockers Heavy Metal Kids once fronted by Rock N Roll wild man Gary Holton. Self released acclaimed Albums including 'Six Years In The Desert' display lyrically resonating melodic anthems of Rock. 

Saturday 27th July - 8.30pm 
Tickets: £10
18+

Ventnor Fringe: Major Versus Minor DJ Experience (Sat)

Original audio and visual experience
FEMALE DJ-ing with a difference
DJ MAJOR strictly vinyl 60s-90s – analogue, nostalgia
DJ MINOR millennium plus – digital, trendy, modern

Saturday 27th July - 9pm
Tickets: £3
16+

Ventnor Fringe: EVE FERRET: FABARET

Eve Ferret is regarded as one of the most original performers on the stage today - she spins cabaret on it's head and back again. Warm and hearttfelt with a rollocking and tender voice, Eve will bring her life enhancing mix of original songs, stories and completely unexpected choice of material to Ventnor Fringe.

Saturday 27th July - 9.15pm
Tickets: £12
16+

Ventnor Fringe: Eddie Summers - School of Burglary

Relentlessly energetic Eddie leads us through the physical demands of cutting alarm systems, dealing with dangerous dogs and blowing bank safes... but he's terrible at it! Prop/stand-up/absurdist burglary as taught by an idiot A rising star on the alternative scene – do not miss your chance to see something truly different and fab !

Saturday 27th July - 10pm
Tickets: £10, £8 Conc. , Fringe Friends 2 for 1
18+

Ventnor Fringe: Rainbow Grace

A fantastical family musical, suitable for ALL AGES! Have you ever wondered what lies at the Rainbow’s End? Grace certainly has. And now she wants to take you on an adventure, through Rainbow Space, to find out. On the journey you’ll meet some extraordinary characters; inhabitants of strange and exotic realms.

Sunday 28th July - 11am
Tickets: £10, £35 Family of 4, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: Renegade Girls Club

The inspiring, kid-friendly story of a young girl called Martha who dared to stand out. The real life adventures of Mary Ellis, Jane Austen, Queen Victoria, Ellen MaCarthur and Emily Davies come to life with interactive performance to inspire Martha.

Sunday 28th July - 1pm
Tickets: £6, £25 Group of 5, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: The Game Show Show Live

Battle it out in the craziest Game Show in town! A perfect treat for all the family rammed full of participation

Sunday 28th July - 3pm
Tickets: £8, £35 Group of 5, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
All Ages

Flute and Piano Soiree

An evening pre or post dinner treat of Flute and piano spanning Baroque, Late Romantic and contemporary composers.

Sunday 28th July - 4pm
Tickets: £10
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Shakespeare’s most enduringly popular comedy of love and intrigue, magic and mayhem, is brought to life by family favourites Quantum Theatre in their wonderfully funny and exuberant production of the Shakespeare classic.

Sunday 28th July - 7pm
Tickets: £12, £10 Conc., £7 Child, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: Nick Tann & Band

“He’s just so good!” said BBC6 musics Tom Robinson on his Saturday night show and you wouldn’t want to argue with Tom would you?

Nick returns to Ventnor bringing his trademark folk blues ballads and charismatic stage performance to the Fringe.

Sunday 28th July - 7pm
Tickets: £10, £30 Group of 4
16+

Ventnor Fringe 10th Anniversary Concert

To celebrate a decade since the first Ventnor Fringe, we're bringing together artists, performers, volunteers and supporters of the festival over the past ten years for a very special evening of live performances, talks and film, including a number of collaborations and work made especially for the occasion.

Sunday 28th July - 7:30pm
Tickets £10.00
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe: Joe Wells Doesn't Want To Do Political Comedy Any More!

Joe used to do political comedy but recently the news has become so horrible that he can't bear to do it any more. An hour of stand up comedy about rethinking who you are. Support for Frankie Boyle, Stephen K Amos and Alexei Sayle. Writer for Have I Got News For You.  "Some of the most surprising and thought-provoking material coming from any comedian" (The Guardian) 

Sunday 28th July - 9pm 
Tickets: £10, Fringe Friends 2 for 1
18+

Ventnor Fringe: Outdoor Film Screening - A Star Is Born

In “A Star Is Born,” Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga fuse their considerable talents to depict the raw and passionate tale of Jack and Ally, two artistic souls coming together, on stage and in life.  Theirs is a complex journey through the beauty and the heartbreak of a relationship struggling to survive. The Extraordinary Travelling Film show returns once again to Ventnor Fringe - join us for a magical evening under the stars.

Sunday 28th July - 9pm 
Tickets: £10
Cert 15