Cambridge Fringe 

Welcome to the Cambridge Fringe Festival, an annual comedy extravaganza that captures the essence of artistic diversity, innovation, and expression. 

Situated in the historic city of Cambridge, Cambridge Fringe is a comedy festival and a vibrant platform for emerging and established artists to showcase their creative talents and engage with a discerning audience from all walks of life.

The Cambridge Fringe 2024 took place on the 25th & 26th May 2024.


What to expect

The Cambridge Fringe Festival is a dynamic and inclusive event that has been a cornerstone of the city's cultural calendar for the last four years. 

Each year, our festival attracts a diverse array of artists and performers offering a rich tapestry of experiences for all who attend. 

With a range of performance spaces, our festival embraces comedy in all its weird and wonderful forms.

Shows for all ages

We have broad range of shows to cater for all ages so keep an eye on our socials and wesbite for acts and line up announcements to find out the array of great acts coming to the Fringe in 2024.

Get involved

The Cambridge Fringe Festival is not just a spectator event; it's a participatory celebration of the arts. We invite artists, volunteers, and sponsors to join us in making this festival an unforgettable experience. Whether you're a performer looking for a stage or an art enthusiast eager to support the arts, there are many ways to get involved and contribute to our vibrant community.

We are proud to be supported by these fantastic organisations

Our Comedy Club Partners

For the Cambridge Fringe 2024 we are delighted to be joining forces with Cambridge's best loved comedy clubs.

Big Deal Comedy

Big Deal Comedy is owned and run by sibling duo, Jason Stampe and Leanne Clarke. Having both grown up with a love of comedy, they decided to create Big Deal Comedy in 2018, a pop up comedy club focused on the audience being the "Big Deal" and showcasing the best grassroots comedy from across the country. 

Commoners' Comedy Club

Commoners' Comedy Club is one of Cambridge's most loved comedy club, showcasing the best comedians from across the UK and landing them straight into your lap on the first Friday of every month. Run by mental health nurses Ali Warwood and Harriet Wells-Martin, Commoners' has hosted some of the UK's best talent including Jordan Brookes, Sophie Duker, Ivo Graham and Lou Sanders.

Our Mission

At the heart of the Cambridge Fringe Festival is our unwavering commitment to celebrating creativity, fostering cultural exchange, and providing a platform for artistic voices to be heard. Our mission is to:

  • Empower and nurture emerging artists and performers, offering a launching pad for their careers.
  • Cultivate a thriving community of artists and art enthusiasts, encouraging dialogue and collaboration.
  • Enrich the lives of our audience through thought-provoking and entertaining artistic experiences.

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