Festival Fringe

Sunday 21st July 2024 12 noon – 4.30 pm

P.S. It’s the PSF Fringe!

Join us for an exciting afternoon full of fascinating and fabulous activities and events–there’ll be something for everyone.

Soak up the summer festival vibe in stunning surroundings and enjoy a well-stocked bar, funky street food from Earth to Oven, or your own picnic and listen to live music alongside the various events taking place throughout the afternoon:

  • 12 noon Doors open for bar and picnics
  • 1.00 pm Oranges, Metaphors and a Certain Baker’s Daughter, a short play and winning entry in the Bohunt Trust writing competition
  • 1.15 pm Play your Part! Drama activity for 8-12 year olds
  • 2.15 pm Why Shakespeare? Talk and book signing by children’s author Andrew Matthews
  • 3.00 pm Post Mortem, a short play by Jacky Hilary
  • 3.00 pm Performance of Salty, a short play by Cowbois playwright Charlie Josephine
  • Children’s Treasure Hunt
  • Live music throughout the afternoon
  • And much more…
  • 5.30 pm In Fair Verona, Where We Lay Our Scene: What did Italy mean to Shakespeare? Lecture by Charlotte Moore

Once you’re in, all the events are free of charge!

Tickets cost £10 Adult, £5 U18/Student/Jobseeker

At the Fringe this year…

  • Oranges, Metaphors and a Certain Baker’s Daughter

    Professional actors will perform the winning entry in the PSF Shake it Up! writing competition held in partnership with the Bohunt Academy Trust. The piece…

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  • What did Italy mean to Shakespeare?

    Charlotte Moore read English at St Anne’s College, Oxford, and taught the subject in schools for several years before becoming a full time author and…

    Read more: What did Italy mean to Shakespeare?
  • Why Shakespeare?

    Andrew Matthews is a children’s writer who is best known for his Shakespeare Stories, which have been translated and published in many countries. He was…

    Read more: Why Shakespeare?
  • Post Mortem

    Post Mortem was a winning entry in PSF’s Monologues and More writing competition in 2020, and was produced as a short film in that year.…

    Read more: Post Mortem
  • Salty

    Salty was performed as a companion piece to the RSC’s 2018 tour of Romeo & Juliet and tells the story of Rosaline, Romeo’s initial love…

    Read more: Salty
  • Play Your Part

    Introduce your children to the magical world of open-air theatre with an action packed drama activity to remember. Storytelling games, stage fighting and the chance…

    Read more: Play Your Part