It was fourteen years ago that Michelle Flower and Zena Barrie launched the Camden Fringe festival as a summer filler at the Etcetera Theatre in London NW1. Fourteen years later, London’s annual alternative to the Edinburgh Fringe spans 300+ shows across 30 venues. We caught up with Flower to hear more. How many shows can you pack in? Time to get booking!
The 13th Camden Fringe Festival has announced its 2018 line-up, which sees themes of #MeToo, LGBTQ and mental health taking the forefront, reflecting what has been a groundbreaking year of social and political change for the UK. The festival, which runs from 30 July to 26 August 2018, will take place in 23 Camden venues this summer with over 200 shows.