Cultural & Social Outcomes

Audience Growth

Brighton fringe growth statistics

Direct engagement in Brighton Fringe is growing, with a 177% audience increase since 2014, demonstrating our commitment to extending the inclusivity and reach of the festival †

Cultural & Social Outcomes

Worldwide Reach

Worldwide Reach

Brighton Fringe is a truly international festival, presenting events from a diverse range of cultures


In 2019 Brighton Fringe hosted 144 international events from 35 countries

Cultural & Social Outcomes

Bursaries & Support

Bursaries & Support

18 bursaries were offered to
participants in 2019


Over £22,000 of financial support was given to participants in 2019

Cultural & Social Outcomes

A Positive Contribution

A Positive Contribution

98% of the audience agreed that Brighton Fringe makes a positive contribution to Brighton’s image*

Cultural & Social Outcomes

In the Community

In the Community

70% of volunteers participated to meet new people in their community ‡


92% of the audience agreed that Brighton Fringe encourages greater participation in community life and events*

† Based on a combination of Brighton Fringe Box Office ticket sales, venue ticket sales and attendances at free events
‡ Stats from our 2017 online volunteers survey
* Stats from our 2019 online audience survey