The Stroud Fringe
The Five Valley Festivals kick off with the Stroud Fringe late afternoon, early evening of Friday 30th August. Three outside stages around the town will present musical artists drawn from across the region. Stroud itself, which has a rich diversity of musical talent across many genres, is always well represented. Street entertainers and various stalls around the town add to the atmosphere.
The Stroud Fringe is FREE.
The Stroud Fringe has a long tradition stretching back decades. It is absolutely FREE and attracts visitors and artists from all over the country.
Headlining top national acts are supported by the best of local artists representing all kinds of musical genre. The Stroud Valleys are blessed with an incredibly high number of wonderful musicians, poets and other entertainers.
It is a three day event, kicking off this year on the evening of Friday 30th August and closing on the evening of Sunday 1st September. In between you can enjoy a feast of live acts at various venues around the town.
This year there will be at least two main stages running a continuous schedule of live music. In addition there will be street entertainment and live acts at various pubs, cafes, etc, in and around the town.
There are various stalls providing food, activities and things to buy.
A dedicated team of individuals put their heart and soul into organising the Fringe. They are always looking for additional support.