NEWS

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Burns Night Cabaret -Wed 25 Jan

Jonny Hannah talks about the upcoming Burns Night Cabaret and reflects on the Fringe Festival as a whole.

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Happy New Year from the Fringe!

We hope you had a fantastic Christmas.

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Q&A with Associate Artist Nina Sverdvik

What is it all about? Serendipity is a series of photographic portraits of Cobbett Road Library’s users, focusing on the younger generation. This particular library, like many other public institutions, faced closure in March 2016, but was saved by local charitable organisations. These photographic portraits are concerned with issues surrounding local identity and social history, […]

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Festive Fringe!

As we get closer to Christmas, Southampton Fringe is supporting a programme of festive music events to get you in the mood for the big day!

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THIS WEEKEND AT THE FRINGE (26 Nov)

We have had some spectacular culture over the past few months and we hope that you have been able to get to see some of the passionate work being done in Southampton. As we draw ever closer to the time for festive cheer there is always some culture to see, hear and take part in […]

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Q&A WITH UGO PROJECT SPACE

Associate Artist Jonathan Kelham is the man behind UGO Project Space, currently exhibiting at 70 Bevois Road. We caught up with Jonathan to hear of success, obstacles and plans for the future. > What is it all About? Hello, UGO Project Space is a rolling programme of commissioned artworks by contemporary, internationally renowned artist. UGO […]

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FINAL WEEK FOR THE SOUTHAMPTON PRIDE OF PLACE PROJECT

Part of a national tour by The Caravan Gallery, The Southampton Pride of Place project has occupied a previously empty shop on East Street for November. Project creators Jan Williams and Chris Teasdale have travelled across the UK and further with their yellow caravan to visit cities and create a photography project based on hyperlocal […]

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THIS WEEKEND AT THE FRINGE (19 & 20 NOV)

Curious Replicas by Yvon Bonenfant Southampton based artist Yvon Bonenfant has created a number of interactive installations that have been well received all over the world, but for the Fringe the Associate Artist exhibits for the first time in his hometown. Opening Friday 18 Nov in the Central Library & City Art Gallery Lobby is […]

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SNEAK PREVIEW OF CURIOUS REPLICAS

You shape your voice. You style it every day. Curious Replicas invites you to play with that style. Open from 18 November…

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SOUTHAMPTON FILM WEEK

Opening on 4 November with the English Premiere of Songs for Madagascar, attended by the filmmakers and special guests, Southampton Film Week follows with a further 9 film-focused days culminating on Sunday 13 November with the now traditional screening and awards finale.  This festival of film showcases everything from BAFTA nominated shorts to the exciting […]

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SOUTHAMPTON FRINGE SUPER SATURDAY

Join us this Saturday 22 October for an extra special Southampton Fringe day. Absolutely crammed full of exhibition openings, events, workshops and not to mention the grand finale of Lighten Up II.

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Q&A with Jethro German

Jethro German explains One Tool Does It All…

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LIGHTEN UP II: ILLUMINATING SOUTHAMPTON WITH LIVE ART PROJECTIONS & DANCE

On Saturday 22nd October Southampton will be bursting at the seams with all things art as a host of major exhibitions, workshops and events open across the city as part of Southampton Fringe. One of the highlights of the Fringe Lighten Up II will transform Southampton’s iconic Guildhall into a giant canvas illuminated by extraordinary […]

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ARTCARPARK BRINGS UNIQUE EVENT TO GUILDHALL SQUARE

This weekend the Fringe is bringing more art into the city with an exciting take over of Guildhall Square and a novel approach to creating exhibition space for local artists. Originally devised by a group of artists in Bournemouth as ‘ArtParkSpace’, for BAS8 Fringe artists join together from Southampton and Bournemouth to create ArtCarPark; temporary […]

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THIS WEEKEND AT THE FRINGE

The Southampton Fringe is well and truly underway, with photography exhibitions from Associate Artists Kate Aries and Rachel Adams open as well as Catherine Wright and Laurence Weedy’s installation in East Park providing a bright addition to the city centre. This weekend 14-16 October promises lots of exciting events to see and workshops to get […]

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HA HA Gallery present I’m Feeling so Virtual I’m Violent

Liv and Jen discuss I’m Feeling so Virtual I’m Violent, Faberge Eggs and viagra.

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Tract & Touch unveil Curious Replicas

Yvon Bonenfant explains how you can style your own voice with Curious Replicas

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Amy Louise Wright’s Digital Landscape

Amy Louise Wright tells us about her project Digital Landscape: A Multi-Site Exhibition and what to look out for at this year’s Fringe.

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Q&A WITH ROB ILIFFE

We chatted to Rob Iliffe about his collaboration with Theatre Biscuit on the show Stuff of Life…

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Q&A WITH ARTIST KATE ARIES

We talk to curator and artist Kate Aries about forthcoming Southampton Fringe exhibition.

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HOMEGROWN ARTISTS ANNOUNCE BRITISH ART SHOW 8 FRINGE FESTIVAL

The city’s artists come together to announce the first ever Southampton Fringe. From 8th October to 14th January Southampton Fringe will present over 24 newly commissioned works, inspired by the BAS8 theme of the changing role of the physical in an increasingly digital age.