Brighton Fringe 2019 in Numbers

Fringe City by David Smith

Thank you to everyone who made Brighton Fringe 2019 the biggest so far. Here's what the festival looked like in numbers...


604,008

Attendees experienced Brighton Fringe


2,940 

Tweets included #brightonfringe during the festival


1,034

Events were hosted throughout the city


4,476

Performances took place across 164 venues


144

International events were showcased


34

Countries were represented. Performers travelled from countries including Australia, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Iceland, Korea, Netherlands, Norway and Sweden to perform


150

Accessible events part of our Freedom Season took place, a massive increase from 16 in 2018


52%

Of Freedom Season events offered additional accessibility at the Fringe this year, for example many events were BSL interpreted, audio described, touch tours, relaxed performances, and/or captioned


365

Events were world premieres


99,000

Visitors attended Fringe City, our free street festival that takes place every weekend in May


£22,000

Of financial support was granted to Brighton Fringe participants in 2019, helping productions reach their full potential 


It has been our most successful year so far, but we are already looking forward to smashing these numbers at Brighton Fringe 2020!