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Ventnor Fringe Festival events confirmed

Wed 18 Jul 2012

Ventnor Fringe Festival events confirmed

The organisers of the Ventnor Fringe Festival on the Isle of Wight have given an insight into what attendees can expect to see over the course of the event, which is to be held next month.

August 15th to 18th will see artists from all over the country travelling to the Isle of Wight to put on a vast range of live entertainment on the island over the four-day period.

More than 200 participants have already confirmed they will be taking part in the Ventnor Fringe Festival this year, which means there is sure to be something for everyone who decides to book Isle of Wight holidays in order to coincide with the event this summer.

A new Studio Theatre space is sure to be among the highlights of the festival in 2012 and it was revealed by the organisers that it is being hosted at St Francis Primary School, with work from graduates of London's Central School of Speech and Drama to be put on over the weekend.

It will also be the location of the premiere of a new play by Isle of Wight-based writer Kevin Wilson, while devised pieces by MOTUS and Replica Dance Company will also be showcased at the site during the fringe in August.

Fringe founder member Jack Whitewood said: "Beyond performances, there are opportunities to learn from the award-winning team at Prufrock Coffee who will be travelling from London's Leather Lane to Ventnor's Church Street to run special courses in making the finest espressos."

He added those who book Isle of Wight holidays in order to attend the fringe next month will also be able to hunt for some of the secret venues and events taking place as part of the festival.

Sponsors of the 2012 Ventnor Fringe Festival include Ada May George, Ventnor Carnival and Isle of Wight ferry operator Red Funnel.

Posted by Jon NobleADNFCR-3083-ID-801409878-ADNFCR

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